Love them or hate them, elementary school diorama projects are part of life for the typical parent! Here we’re sharing our process for making a grassland diorama in 2nd grade and a rainforest diorama in 5th grade.
Tag: crafts for kids
Food Folding Surprise “Monster” Drawings
Learn to draw food-themed folded monsters. Go from delicious to terrifying! Especially fun for elementary-aged children!
LEGO Halloween Costumes for Kids
Find inspiration for your child’s Halloween costume. Especially for LEGO-loving children, these Emmet, Benny, Ninjago, Spiderman, Wyldstyle, LEGO brick, and LEGO Minifigure costumes will delight!
Best Art Gifts for Kids
Here at Arts and Bricks, we’re BIG fans of creative kids (and that’s every child)! This round-up of arts and crafts gift ideas is full of products that foster children’s creativity and “artsy” making. Our list is specially selected for elementary-aged children, children 5 to 12.
Attending our first art summer camp for kids
Explore the projects taught during an elementary aged art camp in our area. The focus was mixed-media and included printmaking and collage.
Roll-A-Haring Art Game for Kids
Learn to make your own Roll-A-Haring dice game or print and play our Sports and Christmas-themed games.
5 Easy and Fun Watercolor Techniques for Children
Here are 5 easy watercolor techniques for children
Our Family’s Joyful Pumpkin / Gratitude Pumpkin
This fall, be mindful of what brings your family daily JOY by writing gratitudes on a family pumpkin. Here’s how we’re doing it.
Kids Crafts that use Wiggly Eyes
We LOVE Googly Eyes. Seriously, a box of Wiggle or Google eyes is an affordable MUST-HAVE craft supply for mommas with creative kids!
Send a Handprint Hug
Send a hug in the mail for Grandparents Day, Valentine’s Day, Holidays, and more. The beauty of this craft is that your gift actually wraps your recipient in a true hug.
Sidewalk Chalk Mosaic Art
Have you ever looked at your bucket of sidewalk chalk and thought, “What do we do with this?” Today, I’m here to inspire you with a very simple, family-friendly outdoor chalk mosaic art project.
Magazine Collage Ideas for Kids
Instead of throwing away old magazines, save their brightly printed pages for use in magazine collage artwork that you can make with your kids!
Create a Holiday Handprint Craft and Keepsake
Take a few minutes to make this simple Holiday Handprint Craft. Display your craft as is or turn it into a vinyl keepsake.
Ghost Peek-A-Boooo Cardboard Craft
When making a cereal box cardboard ghost cutout for nature exploration, of course only a Lego brick-themed ghost will do!