Mother’s Day Crafts for Kids

mother's day crafts

Mother’s Day is coming soon! There were some really cute Mother’s day crafts for kids that were shared on the After School Link-Up this past week. There were chalkboard flower pots, handprint art, poem cards, and even dye-your-own flowers for Mom. Check out all these awesome ideas, plus be sure to link up YOUR

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Secret Message Egg Necklace Easter Craft

easter craft

**This Easter Craft is brought to you by Krissy of B-Inspired Mama! Beading is my four year old’s favorite activity lately. She loves making “beautiful” jewelry for her Mi-Mi and herself, and I love that she is gaining valuable fine motor skills and even simple math practice while she’s doing it. So I knew

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Easy DIY Bath Tub Drawing Board

bath tub drawing board

Looking for a way to get your child excited about writing? Try this bath tub drawing board! It’s simple to set up and will motivate even the most reluctant writers. It’s also fun for kids who enjoy writing and drawing! This is a great way to get pre-writers interested in writing as well as

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DIY Alphabet Letter Cubes & Activities

alphabet letter cubes

Do you have a set of alphabet letter cubes? If you have young kids, I highly suggest you create a set. The alphabet letter cubes are very easy to make, you probably already have the materials on hand, and they encourage lots of play and learning! We made a new set this week using

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Easter Sunrise Craft for Kids

easter sunrise craft

As a young girl growing up, my fondest memories of Easter were of waking early. Not to see what was left in my Easter basket as one might guess, but to go to Easter sunrise service. Sometimes it was held at church, sometimes at a member’s house, sometimes in a church garden, and even

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Coffee Filter Rainbow Craft

coffee filter rainbow craft

We love rainbows at our house, so as we were experimenting with coffee filter art this past week, rainbows were one of the first projects we attempted! This coffee filter rainbow craft was so simple to make, and yet turned out so cute! We tried making the rainbows a bunch of different ways, but

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Coffee Filter Art 3 Ways

coffee filter art

We did our very first coffee filter art this past week. I didn’t look up any tutorials before we began, so what we did was all in the name of experimenting. We came up with 3 different methods for creating coffee filter art, and each one makes the end product a little different! My

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Arts and Crafts for Kids

crafts for kids

Welcome to The After School Party cohosted by Parent Teach Play, The Educators’ Spin On It, and Little Wonder Days. Be sure to check out our After School Pinterest board for lots of great activities for kids ages 5+. Welcome to the After School Link-Up! Last week there were so many great arts and

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Soccer Sensory Bin for Pretend Play

soccer sensory bin

Soccer has been the sport of choice for my oldest, and he’ll soon be starting his third season! Time flies, doesn’t it? For some sensory and pretend play fun, the kids and I created a soccer sensory bin! We made our own colored and scented rice to look like grass for the bin and

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Art Tips for After School

art tips

Welcome to The After School Party cohosted by Parent Teach Play, The Educators’ Spin On It, and Little Wonder Days. Be sure to check out our After School Pinterest board for lots of great activities for kids ages 5+. We love art at our house, but I’ll be the first to admit it can

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