Get crafty this weekend with your kids by incorporating a fun arts & crafts project into the mix of weekend activities! In this Simple Kid's Crafts tutorial, learn how to make an adorable pencil topper out of pipe cleaners! This activity is perfect for children kindergarden age and up. Spend some quality time with your children and help get their creative juices pumping with fun arts & crafts projects like this one!
Spend some time with your little princess this weekend and incorporate a fun arts & crafts project into your weekend activities! In this Simple Kid's Crafts tutorial, learn how to make a simple princess tiara. This activity is perfect for little girls age kindergarden and up. Let your little girl feel like the princess she is, by adorning this sweet handcrafted princess tiara made by none other but herself and her parent.
The Picnic Game is a great memory-building game that’s a fun classroom activity and perfect for long road trips with little ones. This video activity shows a game that requires no props or equipment of any kind, just a few players. It's simple, but staves off boredom beautifully. Check out this how-to video and learn how to play the picnic game.
Skittles is an old European target sport that is very much like bowling. Discover how to make home made skittles with just a tennis ball, glue, empty water bottles, water, paint, and newspaper. Watch this kids activities how to video tutorial to get ideas for a great rainy day kids activity.
Here is a rainy day activity brought to you by Bayard books! Watch this how to video to learn how to use dry pasta, glue, paint and a wooden picture frame to create a beautiful piece of art. You kids are sure to love this fun activity. Use the macaroni picture frames to decorate any room or to give away as presents.
Here is a rainy day activity for children brought to you by StoryBox Books. Watch this how to video to learn how to do potato painting with your children. Carve different fun shapes into the potato and use your favorite colors to create wonderful works of art. Who said there is nothing to do on a rainy day?
Check out this instructional science video that demonstrates the details about the activity density rainbow. From the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry's teacher curriculum, "No Hassle Messy Science with a Wow", this is an activity demonstrating liquids with different densities. Perform the activity density rainbow experiment by watching the step by step instructions in this science tutorial video!
In this tutorial, learn how to craft a cute bird out of a toilet paper roll with your kids. This adorable little birdie makes a fun activity and is incredibly cheap to make. All you need is some feathers, glue and an old cardboard roll from a used thing of toilet paper. So, instead of throwing away that old roll, why not recycle it into a fun learning activity for your little ones? This project is great for any age, and doesn't take very long so the kids won't lose interest. Decorate them any...
Shelley Lovett shares a great children's fall activity to help develop math skills - leaf size sorting bags. All that is required is three paper bags and some construction paper. Use the construction paper to cut out three different-sized leaves, and to make three labels saying 'small', 'medium', and 'large'. Then simply glue the small leaf and small label on one bag, medium leaf and label on the next bag, etc. To make the loose leaves of the three different sizes they place into the bags, si...
Shelley Lovett from childcareland demonstrates a fun activity involving finger paint that parents can do with their children. She uses finger paints and a pan to make a virtual canvas that is self contained and easy to clean up. She first recommends that only one color be used. She indicates that by using multiple colors, it may result in a brown ugly color and therefore should be avoided. She then spreads the paint onto a flat pan. After the paint is on the pan, parents and children are able...
Shelley Lovett from ChildCare shows us how to make a cotton ball snowman. This is a great activity for developing fine motor skills. The snowman comes in a several variations, there is a snowman that has circles on its tummy so that children would have to try and place the cotton balls inside the circles. There is a snowman that comes in black and white so that the children could decorate the snowman's scarf, mittens and hat. Now on the plain tummy snowman, you'd just apply glue all over the ...
In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to make a simple pencil holder. This is a child's art and crafts activity. The video provides all the materials that are required in order to make the pencil holder. The materials required include: a toilet paper tube, paint, paint brush, glue, scissors and a sheet of white paper. Users simply decorate the paper with paint and wrap it around the toilet roll. Next, cut another piece of paper for the bottom of the roll and secure it with some tissu...
There's nothing wrong with indulging in guilty pleasures on Spotify every once in a while — we all need a little Coldplay and Creed in our lives. The only problem is, all of your friends and family might be watching. Anyone that is following your Spotify account can potentially see what you're listening to, but there are several ways to hide this shameful and embarrassing activity from the world.
In this video, you will learn how to do two fun learning activities with your kids. First, you will get a step by step on how to make kid-friendly hand puppets for your little ones to play with, and then you will get advice on how to create a garden!
Looking for a fun kids' activity? Have a little bit of spare time and paper to match? Make a paper dog with origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make your own canine from folded paper. For more information, and to get started making paper puppies yourself, take a look!
Check out this step by step video to learn how to face paint tear drop flowers. Great activity for kids.
If you have an Apple Watch, you might know that the activity awards you earn can be shared with your friends as iMessage stickers on your iPhone. However, you first have to earn achievements in order to use them as stickers. That changes somewhat with iOS 12, as Apple added animated activity stickers for all Apple Watch users, whether they've earned award badges or not.
Best way to bond with kids is to involve them into number of activities, where you can participate with them. Here we are with an activity which involves in making whole wheat cookies. You can involve your kids in this activity too.
Looking for an easy way to syndicate your YouTube activity on your Facebook profile? Well, you're in luck, as this video presents a complete guide. You'll find all of the details, including step-by-step instructions, in this video guide. Take a look.
Shelley Lovett from Childcareland demonstrates sand writing as an early childhood learning activity. All you need for this activity is a baking sheet that is approx one inch deep and some sand. Colored sand makes it more fun for the kids. Shelley says the cheapest place she has found colored sand is at Wal-Mart, but it is also available at craft stores and perhaps even at Home Depot or Lowes. You spread a thin layer of the sand onto the baking sheet and try to make it pretty even. For very yo...
Danny with Top Ten Reviews will show you how to monitor social network activity with the Net Natty program. This will be helpful for monitoring social networking accounts on websites such as Facebook and MySpace. First, open Net Nanny. Go to the dashboard and select Additional Settings under Filtering. With this section, social networking sites that have been used on the computer will be listed. You can check whichever account you want to monitor. Under the dashboard, go to Reports and select...
These paper design projects make perfect kid's activities, or an activity for the whole family. These eco-friendly ornaments are made from recycled scrap strips. When you're done, you can hang them to decorate your home!
For preschoolers a great art and science activity! Lot's of small motor skills are involved with brushing and placing tissue paper. The reaction from the tissue paper and vinegar is the exciting science element of the activity. Art gives your child a chance to express themselves through their imagination. Art allows children to explore and understand their world through creative experiences that emphasize the process of art, not the product. When your child is creating there is no right or wr...
Hama beads are a cool kids activity. In this tutorial, learn how to use these moldable beads to create a Pac-Man style ghost. Once you've put this guy together you can use it as decoration, a coaster, an accessory, a magnet or just a cool paperweight. Have fun!
Have fun with your kids this weekend and incorporate an arts & crafts project into your weekend activities! In this Simple Kid's Crafts tutorial, learn how to make a teddy bear out of pom poms, perfect for children kindergarden age and up. Get your children's creative juices pumping with fun arts & crafts projects like this one!
Making bread with your kids can be a fun activity for both you and your young ones. It allows them to feel new things such as bread dough and can introduce to them how some popular foods like pizzas and pretzels are made. This tutorial focuses on how to make bread with your kids fun and enjoyable.
Looking for a creative activity to do with your children? Look no further. In this video, learn how to make adorable "little people" out of clothespins. These clothespin people are perfect decorations for your next family gathering or as one-of-a-kind gifts.
Roxy and Sarah take a trip to the craft supply store, and pick up material to make inexpensive Christmas presents at home. Kids can learn how to make a decorated cocoa jar to give to teachers, coaches, or neighbors. All you need is a glass jar, hot chocolate mix, marshmallows, and whatever Christmas decorations you want. Watch this video crafting tutorial and learn how to do this fun kid-friendly activity of decorating cocoa jars as a Christmas gift.
It's pretty much a given at this point that Facebook has a lot of data on us. While you might be conscious of the data you share with Facebook when you post, upload photos, or chat with friends on Messenger, you might not be thinking about all the data it receives from websites and apps you use outside the social media giant. Now, you can actually do something about it.
Google seems to be growing tired of the way links appear in its Search results page, because they're currently experimenting with a color change (that's already causing lots of controversy).
If your children are actively involved in things like gymnastics, cheerleading and dance, then they'll be dealing with a lot of rigorous movement, so stretching is key to prevent injuries. This video will show kids how they can do some great warmup stretches to increase flexibility for trampoline, gymnastics, dance, cheerleading, skating, ballet, tumbling and other children's sports.
Veronica from Tekzilla teaches you how to monitor network activity on Windows 7. Go to ITSamples and download the Network Activity Indicator program. Install it and run it. This will add a new icon on your system tray. It blinks to reflect incoming and outgoing packets. You can right click to see a more detailed report. You also get statistics and a menu for your network and firewall settings. So to get the popular windows XP type network indicator icon all you need to do is follow the steps ...
In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to create a very beautiful unicorn using face paint. You can use this design anywhere on the body, from your arm to your face. This is a great activity to do with your kids.
Here's a fun and eco-friendly activity that will let you make some clever bubble wands out of recycled wire. All you need is the colored wire (you can use old hanger wire) and a few BBQ sticks. Then bend into the shape you want!
One activity (perfect for Father's Day) to do with your children is making cards. The card in this video is a "shirt and tie" greeting card that's perfect to make with you children. To make this paper kids crafts shirt and tie card, you'll need to have a few materials: colored paper, 2 buttons, glue and scissors.
Learn how to make a fun educational craft at home with your children with help from this free tutorial. In this short video, learn how to make a simple compass perfect for children ages kindergarten and up. In just a few simple steps, you'll be teaching your children how to use and navigate their own way using the compass as a tool.
Children's minds contain so much potential, it can be a bit tricky to come up with different and fun activities. This tutorial gives a helping hand by showing you how to make a cool looking and easy to create toilet paper roll octupus. Not only can kids be as creative as they want, but it keeps them busy for hours. Enjoy!
Who’d have thought that crumpled paper was good for anything but the trashcan? With this easy technique, you can transform tissue paper into pretty pieces of art. This is a fun kids craft project. You will need cardboard, double sided contact paper, tissue paper, and scissors. Fun activity to do with kids!
This fun family craft shows you how to make a beautiful flower arrangement with your kids. Paper flowers are a fun activity and great gift for grandma, mom or a little girl friend! Watch this how to video tutorials to learn about making tissue paper flowers with your children.
Little girls love dolls, and there is nothing more appropriate than a little cradle to go with your girl's dolls. This kids activities how to video shows you how to make a cradle for your little girls favorite doll using fabric scraps and a Quaker Oats container. This doll cradle is very simple and easy to put together watch and learn.