1. Hearts in Unusual Places! An Art Challenge for Kids

    This heart themed drawing project for kids is so simple and creative. It's fun to see what each child comes up with!  Great for Valentine's Day, or really anytime. The…

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  2. How to Make a Cardboard Box Marble Labyrinth Game

    Engineering Activity for Kids - Build a Cardboard Box Marble Labyrinth! Oh my goodness.  You have to try this project!  This cardboard box marble labyrinth game is simple to put…

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  3. Make a LEGO Mechanical Puzzle

    Here's a simple LEGO® challenge that is fun to build and play - build a three piece mechanical puzzle and figure out how to put it together! We saw this…

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  4. Five Engineering Challenges with KEVA Planks

    Here are five fun engineering challenges for kids to do with KEVA planks! If you're not familiar with KEVA planks (the brand is Mind Ware), they are small wooden building…

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  5. Salt Vibrations: Sounds You Can SEE!

    It's easy enough to tell kids that sounds are caused by vibrations, but that can be a tough concept for them to really grasp! Here are two simple demonstrations that…

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  6. More LEGO Minions to Build!

    We are back with more LEGO® minions to build!  And these are some dressed up minions! If you missed our original LEGO minions post, you might want to start there.…

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  7. Four Awesome Tricks to Do with a Penny

    For the final day of our Craft Closet Boredom Busters series, here are four fun tricks to do with a penny and just a few other household supplies.  One is…

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  8. Star Wars Perler Beads Patterns

    Last year was the summer of the Rainbow Loom.  This year, it has been Perler beads!  Well, at our house anyway.  They're not any kind of fad that I know…

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  9. 25 Awesome Projects for Tween and Teen Boys (Ages 10 and Up)

    Need craft or project ideas for older boys?  My 11 year old (almost 12) helped me choose this collection of projects, so these are things that are "boy approved."  When…

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  10. How to Make a Guitar Pick Necklace

    How to Make a Guitar Pick Necklace This simple project was all Aidan's idea, and it turned out great! We bought some leather cord on clearance at Hobby Lobby once…

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