Easter egg-hunting has always been a fun activity for kids and kids at heart too. It is also a great event that allows kids to create their own colorful eggs. No time to spend painting the eggs? No problem. Here’s another quick fix for you to try – no paint Easter eggs DIY craft. Here’s how: Continue Reading
The season to be jolly is once again around and Christmas decors as usual are the treat of the season. Most decors are supplied by commercial establishments, but homemade types are preferred. A typical model is a Christmas Tree Craft that the family, the kids most importantly can enjoy making. The Christmas Tree Craft project will need the following: Continue Reading
Scare off the crows! A scarecrow is a permanent figure in farms. Otherwise known as a hay-man, it serves as a decoy to ward off birds from the crops. Made from hay and shaped in human form, it is usually dressed in old tattered clothes, and strategically positioned in farms. While it effectively scares the birds away, this is not the case with people. A lot purposely go to farms to check the different scarecrow creations and pinpoint the best one – kids included. Continue Reading
There are so many ways to bout the Summer heat. Wear clothing in light shades and made from thin, breathable materials. Open the windows to let cool air breeze in and out the house. Drink water from time to time or sneak fruit juices every now and then to squelch the thirst. And eat ice cream in reasonable quantities. Continue Reading
Kids should spend majority of their time playing outside homes and discovering new learnings during the Summer season. There are so many wonderful adventures during this time that will nourish the hearts and minds of kids. And it is only by allowing kids to wander around that they will learn firsthand. Additionally, everyday will prove to be a memorable summer break that kids will carry up until they grow old. That is something we can never teach our kids, but it is something we can allow them to experience on their own. But of course, we can still insert simple Summer Craft for Kids from time to time. Here is one very easy project that require little to no supervision. Continue Reading
Drawing, painting, creating paper crafts, and completing science projects. You and your kids have probably done all of these arts and crafts projects. At some point, you may have repeated the activity with slight changes on theme. Or you may have mixed them all together to keep the interest of your kids. But how long can you keep up the charade? Continue Reading
Memorial Day is a federal holiday in remembrance to all the people who died while in service to the United States armed forces. It is a widely commemorated day where people in all classes come together to honor family and friends who have risked their lives to protect their country and countrymen. The importance of this day along with the traditions should live on. Hence, it is the duty of the parents and guardians to introduce and teach the young ones of its significance.
There are many ways that we can impart the value of Memorial Day in our lives. We can include them in the traditions, tell them stories, allow them to watch movies appropriate for their age, or make Memorial Day craft for kids. Here is one easy to do craft that you and your kids will most certainly enjoy creating.
Memorial Day Craft for Kids – Popsicle Stick Flag
Paint (Red and White)
Blue Construction Paper
Printed Star Template on Sticker Paper
1. Form the Memorial Day Craft Base.
Arrange the Popsicle sticks accordingly. Position 1 stick vertically. Then place 5 sticks over horizontally. Permanently fixed the stick-form with glue. Generously apply glue on sticks for a sturdy Memorial Day craft base. Leave to dry.
2. Paint the Memorial Day Craft Base.
Alternately paint the horizontal sticks in red and white colors. Apply medium to heavy strokes to highlight the shades; and to make the craft seem catchy and vibrant. Leave to dry.
3. Add the Memorial Day Craft Canton*.
Get the blue construction paper and cut an estimated size. Glue the cut piece accordingly.
*The Canton is the blue rectangular or square piece located at the leftmost part of the flag.
4. Put on the Memorial Day Craft Stars.
Take the printed Star template on sticker paper. Cut the stars and stick over the Canton accordingly.
Tip: It is better to print the Star template beforehand. This will allow the printer ink or toner to fully dry or stick on sticker paper.