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: indoor activities with kids
When our youngest was five, we started our family tradition of making ginger bread houses together. I’m always pleasantly surprised how well the store-bought kits are made. With no recipe and hardly any preparation, gingerbread house kits are a no brainer for busy families. Read on for tips.
Learn to draw food-themed folded monsters. Go from delicious to terrifying! Especially fun for elementary-aged children!
Find a LEGO fan convention in a U.S. location near you.
Explore the projects taught during an elementary aged art camp in our area. The focus was mixed-media and included printmaking and collage.
Learn to make your own Roll-A-Haring dice game or print and play our Sports and Christmas-themed games.
Growing crystals is both a childhood right of passage and STEM activity extraordinaire! Here are the results of our crystal growing experiments.
To my son, Prodigy is an epic adventure game where he uses MATH MAGIC to win battles and earn pets and prizes. As a parent, Prodigy is a free math game that allows me to feel good about allowing him screen time.
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.
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.
A favorite mixed-media technique: painted paper for use in collages. Artistic kids will love these project ideas!
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!
Explore our favorite LEGO sets for kids ages 5 to 12 available for purchase in 2021. Our kids have built these sets and adamantly recommend them!
Rooaar! Stomp! This easy craft is sure to become a family favorite! Create your very own dinosaur feet with just three craft supplies: markers, cardboard, scissors and optional pipe cleaners.