Today I want to show you three easy ways to make a book. These are super simple bookbinding techniques that use everyday materials like index cards and rubber bands. But the resulting handmade books are an adorable start for a million creative writing, drawing, journaling endeavors!
Who wants to learn how to draw? Drawing is a skill that takes practice just like anything else. These drawing ideas for kids are designed to teach a few solid techniques, basic concepts, and improve drawing ability, all while having some fun!
My kids love sidewalk chalk paint. In the past I’ve purchased it in powdered form and doled it out stingily to make it last longer than a day. No more! This three ingredient sidewalk chalk recipe is so easy the kids can make it themselves! And the making is half the fun!
Have you ever made old fashioned paper mache- you know, the kind with the flour paste and newspaper strips? Let me show you a simpler, neater way to make super fun patterned paper mache bowls with the unlikeliest of materials!
Learning how to draw bubbles using just washable markers is deceptively easy. Once you show your kiddos just a few simple steps they’ll be drawing one bubble after another!
These DIY pinwheels start with a simple printable template that comes in three sizes. We upcycled past art projects into colorful paper pinwheels that really work!
I love these DIY pom poms for two reasons. One- because they literally make something from nothing. They use completely up-cycled materials. Two- they’re poms poms, which are just beyond adorable and useful in so many crafting occasions!
These pet portraits use a simple printmaking technique to produce simple but realistic black and white print of your pet, or any subject you choose! Add bright color with a washable markers or crayons for a pop art look!
Plarn, what the heck is plarn? “Plarn” is just yarn made out of plastic, or plastic bags to be more specific! In just a few minutes you can make a whole spool of plarn- for free!