Winter Crafts for All Ages

Here's a roundup of winter crafts from preschoolers to tweens! Make the most of these cold days by doing something "artsy"!

Paper Snowflake Craft  - Preschool

Small hands have a hard time managing the scissors...make these super simple snowflakes with a just a few supplies and no stress!

Painted Cardboard Snowglobes - Elementary

These cute snow globes are made by painting with pompoms! Cotton balls may work, too!

Salt Dough Keepsake - All Ages + Parent

This requires more work for mom and dad, but look how cute it is! The grandparents would love this, too! 

Snow Slime - Older Kids

This craft requires a special purchase of artificial snow, but older kids will love the way this looks and feels! Get the supplies ready and surprise them with this cool craft!

Puffy Snowflakes - Older kids (some younger, too!)

If you have salt, flour, and a microwave, these snowflakes can be yours!

Salt + Watercolor Snowflakes - All Ages

Older AND younger kids will love to make this beautiful art piece full of color and texture.

Fun Snow Day Activities for Kids

Need some things for your kids to do when the snow has piled up and the temperatures have dropped? We found some great activities for you to try!

Paint the Snow!

This uses just 3 items!

  •  Powder Tempera Paint (Washable)

  • Spay Bottles

  • Water 

Remove the top of the bottle and add powdered paint to each bottle, fill with water, replace the lid, and shake to mix. Have fun "painting" the snow!

Snow Ice Cream

What better dessert than snow ice cream? It's so simple, too!

You'll need:

  • Plenty of fresh, white, new-fallen snow (probably around 10 cups)
  • 10 oz can of sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Large bowl
  • measuring cup
  • wooden spoon
  • freezer-proof container for storing your leftovers

Mix well and serve immediately! It will melt quickly!

Snow Day Bingo

What a great idea! Use snow for science instead of a text book! What type of salt melts snow faster? What does food coloring do to snow? Try out these simple, but fun, science experiments.

Fun Thanksgiving Crafts for All Ages!

It's that time a year again! Time for turkey, dressing, family, and being thankful! How can you celebrate this holiday and have the kids participate in a fun way? Crafts, of course!

Construction Paper Turkeys

Cute and easy! 

 

Paper Plate Turkey Craft Using Tissue Paper

Fun and simple!

Fall Slime!

We know...glue and glitter?! Really?! Yes! It will keep the kids entertained forever!

Egg Carton Turkeys

These are just too cute!

What are YOUR favorite Thanksgiving crafts?