Perfect for family gatherings, team or club gatherings, and especially class parties, a plastic saran wrap ball game will not disappoint!
The following Arts and Brick’s blog posts feature family-friendly activities and crafts geared towards preschool and elementary-aged children.
Food Folding Surprise “Monster” Drawings
Learn to draw food-themed folded monsters. Go from delicious to terrifying! Especially fun for elementary-aged children!
Digital Collaging – Seeing the world through the artistic eyes of a child!
Arts and Bricks creator Kelly Barkhurst shares a digital collage technique that combines photographs and children’s artwork, showing our world through our children’s eyes!
Reset and Relax: Avoiding 3 Mistakes When Teaching Kids Self-Care
It can feel like a daunting task when you need your kids to learn to relax and reset. Fortunately, there are ways you can teach your kids self-care without falling into an expensive trap.
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.
Find local U.S. LEGO Conventions and Events
Find a LEGO fan convention in a U.S. location near you.
Simple LEGO Brick Marble Runs
A marble LEGO challenge is an excellent STEAM/STEM build for elementary-age children. It teaches engineering skills and fosters creativity. Winning!
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.
Legoland Florida Review: Our Days In the Park
For our immediate family, Legoland was a better experience and more fun than Disney! Yes, I truly said that! Here’s why…
Which Animal is Fake?
This is a Halloween edition of our family’s animal name guessing game for kids. Test your knowledge of vampire, ghoul, and ghost-named animals!
Education First: Pave the Way for Your Child’s Bright Future
Actionable parenting tips on how to model the value of education to your children.
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.
Folding Surprise: Monster Paper Craft for Kids
Learn how to draw a surprise big-mouthed monster. This is a simple activity that requires just a sheet of paper, writing or coloring utensil, and a bit of imagination!
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!