Materials: Directions: Shakers If you are using muffin paper, cover one of the open ends of the toilet paper roll. Wrap tape around it to seal tightly. If you are using contact paper, trace the open end of the roll on the contact paper. Increase the diameter by about 2 inches so there will be Read More


Materials Preparation: You can purchase magnetic strips or buttons at most fabric stores. They are usually pretty cheap. Try to buy the self-adhesive kind, or else you’ll need to pre-glue the magnets to the back of the poster board. You can pre-cut the poster board to any shapes you want, but if you have older Read More

Egg Carton Art

Materials Empty egg cartonsScissorsPaint, markers, or crayonsPaintbrushPipe cleaner Directions Cut apart an egg carton into individual sections. Make enough so that each child has at least 3 individual sections. Since the surface area is so small, the project goes fast. The more sections you have the more they have to work with.Poke a pipe cleaner Read More


Making crowns is a time-honored arts and crafts project. There are many different ways that you can do this. Here is a simple method: Materials needed: White poster board-longScissorsCrayons, markersGlue/Glitter (optional)Scotch Tape Instructions Cut a strip of poster paper approx. 1-1/2″ wide, and about 28″ long. Wrap the strip around child’s head to make a Read More

Have Fun With Music

Music is a great way to bring your family together and create lasting memories. Here are some ways your family can bond over music: Start a rock band: Bring out the pots and pans and make some noise! You can also make guitars out of rubber bands and flutes out of plastic bottles (see below) Read More