Kid Crafts

Young children learn through play!  They love to get their hands dirty, exploring the world around them and discovering what makes things work.  Here are some of my favorite sites for activities and some websites to help your children discover the world around them.

Everyday Activities
Bath Foam Fun
Beans Exploration
Bubble Bath Paints
Cookie Cutter Bubbles (and homemade bubble recipe)
How to Dye Noodles 
Kitchen Pretend Play Center 
Lego Printing
Moon Dough 
Muffin Tin Color Sorting
Music Shakers 
Name Practice
Pet Rocks
Pre-Writing Activities
Play-Dough Mats
Rainbow Names
Relay Races for Kids
Rock Shapes & Games 
Seed Sensory Play & Number Hunt
Snack Time Activities
Window Painting 

Letter Activities
Learning Lower-Case Letters Game 
Letter Splat Game 
Pumpkin Letter Match
A for Apple
B for Beach
C for Cloud
D for Dots
F for Flower
L for Leaf
L for Lemon
O for Octopus
R for Rainbow
S for Sunflower 
T for Turkey
U for Umbrella
W is for (Spider) Web

Apples Activities
A for Apple
Apple Handprint Craft with Poem
Apple Language Development 
Apple Math - Counting, Addition & Subtraction
Apple Math - Patterns & Sorting
Apple Stamping
Coffee Filter Apples
Easy Apple Craft
Handprint Apple Trees
The Giving Tree Apple Tree

Bug Crafts
Clumsy Click Beetle Craft and Math Activity
C for Caterpillar and Caterpillar Crafts
Egg Carton Spiders
Symmetry Butterflies

Christmas Crafts
Advent Calendar
Christmas Tree Week at Daycare (Crafts, Books, Activities, & Snacks)
Christmas Tree Math
Christmas Painting for Toddlers
Hand/Footprint Reindeer & Poem
Peppermint Candy Craft & Poem
Reindeer Week at Daycare
Salt Dough Ornaments 
Shape Santa


Dental Health
Happy Tooth/Sad Tooth Collage
Sugar Bugs Craft
 
Dinosaur Crafts
D for Dinosaur Shape Craft

 
Dr. Seuss Activities
Easy Dr. Seuss Hat
Horton Hears a Who Hat
Messy ABC Fun
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Activities
 
Fall Crafts
Acorn Lacing
Bagel Bird Feeders
Bag Painting Leaves Centerpiece
Coffee Filter Apples
Fall Sensory Bin Learning 
L for Leaf
Leaf Collage & Poem 
Leaf Glitter Pumpkin  
Paper Bag Apple Tree w/The Giving Tree 
Paper Plate Fall Wreath 
Pumpkin Patch Letter Hunt
Rectangle Fall Trees
S is for Sunflower
Thumbprint Fall Tree 

Halloween Crafts
Black Cat & -AT Words Review
Boo Prints
Candy Corn 
Candy Experiments 
Candy Math 
Candy Painting 
Egg Carton Spiders 
Halloween Bucket List
Halloween Countdown Tree 
Halloween Sensory Activities
Handprint Bats
Monster Mania
Pumpkin Letter Match 
Thumb-kin Patch 
Tie Dye Pumpkins 
W for (Spider) Webs
W for Web with Handprint Spider
Witch's Brew
Yarn Spider

Mother's Day
Flower Pots
Popcorn Painting Cards and Handprint Bags
 
Nursery Tales
The Little Red Hen 

Science Activities
Sink or Float:  Exploring with Toys

Spring/Easter Crafts
Arbor Day Crafts 
Earth Day Crafts
Easter Egg Collages
Easter Egg Letter Matching
Easy Easter Tree
F for Flower
Handprint Chicks
Jelly Bean Math & Color Sorting
Mosaic Earth Day Craft 
Plant Parts Craft 
Seed Sensory Play
Salt Painted Eggs
Scrap Paper Eggs 
Shape Chicks
Tape Resist Eggs
 
St. Patrick's Day Crafts
Lucky Leprechaun Hat
Making Green:  A Shamrock Craft and Poem
Shamrock Rainbow Necklaces
St. Patrick's Day Printables
St. Patrick's Day Symbols
 
Summer Crafts
B for Beach
4th of July Activities 
Ice Pop Painting 
Math Olympics 
Patriotic Flag and Wands 
Seashell Learning
Summer Sun Collage 
Water Games


Sunday School Crafts
Prayer Bears


Thanksgiving Crafts
Hand/Footprint Turkeys & Poem
Painted Turkey Handprint Craft 
Paper Plate Leaf Turkey
Pasta Turkeys
Pilgrim/Native American Hats
Pine Cone Turkey
T for Turkey
Toilet Paper Roll Turkeys
Turkey Math

Transportation Crafts
Bath Foam Fun
Letter Cruisin'
Scissor Practice Stop Lights
Shape Vehicles
 
Valentines Day Crafts
Broken Heart Letter Matching
Heart Puppy Puppets
Q-tip Painting Valentines
Recycled Crayon Valentines
Valentine Mailbox and Homemade Valentines

Weather Activities
C for Cloud & Cloud Demo
R for Rainbow
Rainy Day Umbrella Craft
Salt & Ice Experiment
Sensory Rainbows
Weather Wheel & Charting
Wind Painting
Worm Painting

Winter Crafts
Handprint Snowflakes & Poem
Salt Painting with Winter Scenes & Poem
Shape Snowmen
Snowman Week at Daycare
Sock Snowmen
Marshmallow Math and Igloos
Marshmallow Painting 
Toilet Roll Penguin & Penguin Story Time