Posts Tagged: fun things to do

Suncatcher Hearts

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Want to make something special to show how they captured your heart? Try making this Suncatcher Heart. It is simple and easy to do — with the help of an adult of course. It will make for a beautiful hanging ornament for your window. What you need: Old Crayons (the chunky ones are better) Cheese… Read more »

Beautiful Big Cedar

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Outdoor-loving families, take note! Big Cedar Lodge in the Missouri Ozarks boasts a lot of fun things to encounter any season of the year!

Flowers that Last

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Tissue Paper Flowers are simple and easy to do with the kids and perfect for Mother’s Day. What you need: Tissue paper of varying colors Green pipe cleaners Twigs Vase What you do: Cut the tissue paper down to a desired size. Rectangles that are 5-by-7 inches make for perfect tiny flowers. Stack several sheets… Read more »

Bunny Treats

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Leave one out for the Easter Bunny! This is an easy, fun way to turn the ordinary rice treats we all know and love into something seasonal and cute. What you need: 1 package of marshmallows (the colored ones make a more festive treat) 6 cups of rice Cereal (any brand will do) 3 tablespoons… Read more »

Exquisite Eggs

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    The Easter bunny doesn’t always have to leave candy eggs around the house. Sometimes he finds a fancy egg to help decorate his living room. Here’s a great craft to create your very own delicate eggs to adorn your home for Easter. What you need: Large Eggs Big Bowl Long Needle with a… Read more »

St. Patrick’s Day Craft: Clover

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Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day because it is coming up! By the time it arrives, you will have clovers all around with this easy-to-do craft with the kiddos. What you need: Construction paper Green tissue paper Glue Safety scissors Crayon What you do: Draw out a clover on your construction paper and cut it… Read more »

What Do You See? Ink Blot Art

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Looking for a simple art project to do this weekend? Here’s something that is easy to do and turns out different every time. Make your own ink blots … although, in this case, paint blots. What you need: Construction Paper Kids Poster Paints – at least two different colors Newspaper What you do: Lay out… Read more »

Paper Birds

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Welcome spring by making birds out of paper that you can hang around your house or create a mobile. This is a nice way to bring the outdoors in. Parents, you may need to help out with the steps that require cutting. What you need: Paper Note Cards Scissors Crayons/Markers String   What you do:… Read more »