My kid’s willingness to make home-drawn cards for holidays and special events has always made me happy. Need some inspiration to inspire your family to make homemade and hand-drawn cards? Here are a few of my favorites!
Tag: kid friendly
Decorate your Faux Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree
At Arts and Bricks, we’re passionate about design, kids’ artwork, and LEGO bricks! So, of course, our living room’s Faux Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree’s decor rotates between LEGO bricks and kids’ creations!
Saran Wrap Candy Ball Game for Holiday School Parties
Perfect for family gatherings, team or club gatherings, and especially class parties, a plastic saran wrap ball game will not disappoint!
Elementary-School Science Dioramas
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.
I am feeling… drawing page for kids
As an artist and designer, I believe art is a great way to express yourself, including day-to-day feelings. This is one of the reasons I’ve loved my daughter’s daily Reflections pages, where she draws and writes how she is feeling each day. Check out this exercise and perhaps incorporate it into your day-to-day too!
Easy Holiday Gingerbread Houses 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.
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.
LEGO Vehicles – Made by Kids
A collection of creative LEGO vehicle MOCS made by children
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…
5 Easy and Fun Watercolor Techniques for Children
Here are 5 easy watercolor techniques for children
Make Your Own Crystals with Kids
Growing crystals is both a childhood right of passage and STEM activity extraordinaire! Here are the results of our crystal growing experiments.
Why we love the Prodigy Math game for elementary-aged kids
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.