4 President's Day Crafts for Kids by @amandaformaro

4 Presidents' Day Crafts for Kids

Presidents’ Day is celebrated in honor of George Washington, the first U.S. president. Former President Abraham Lincoln also had a birthday in the month of February, and so Presidents’ Day has often been associated with those two presidents. However, it’s changed over the years and has also been said to celebrate the office of the […]

8 Favorite Last-Minute Valentines

Did your kids forget Valentine’s Day cards for a few kids in the class–or that extra-special one for their teacher? Be still your beating heart! There’s always time to craft together a lovely little expression of affection. Cyclops Valentines from Krafty Kym Eye. Heart. You. It’s the sweetest phrase to ever be expressed with a […]

Cardboard Tube Bouquet of Felt Roses @amandaformaro for Kix Cereal

Cardboard Tube Bouquet of Felt Roses

Making felt roses is not as hard as you might think. In fact, they are pretty easy for elementary age kids. Preschoolers will find this a bit too challenging as their motor skills are still developing. This pretty bouquet makes a great decoration or teacher gift. Perfect for displaying on a desk! To make this […]

Cereal Box Conversation Hearts by @amandaformaro Crafts by Amanda

Kix Cereal Box Conversation Hearts

Conversation hearts have been a part of Valentine’s Day since the early 1900’s. In fact, they are so commonplace now that Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be the same without them! These easy conversation hearts make fun Valentine cards and are great for both boys and girls. These make great homemade classroom cards because they can be […]

DIY Groundhog Day Felt Playset

Felt is a fun, inexpensive material to work and play with. This fun project uses only felt and scissors (googly eyes optional, but why would you not use googly eyes?!) to create a fun Groundhog Day playset. You can use leftover felt or purchase small pieces of felt at most craft stores for around $.30 […]

Family Photo Puzzle by @amandaformaro for Kix Cereal

Family Photo Puzzle Craft

While this project is just fun in general, it also makes a great gift for grandparents or other relatives. Adding a magnet sheet to the back of the puzzle before cutting the pieces is also a nice alternative turning this into a refrigerator activity! You can use a regular photograph or one that you print […]

Valentine's Day Balloon Countdown

After the big holiday season and excitement is over, keep the kids going with an interactive countdown for Valentine’s Day. This balloon popping countdown is fun to make and to interact with. To make a Valentine’s Countdown you will need: 1 large cardboard box (or a spare piece of foam board like I used) Paint […]

Chinese New Year Paper Plate Lantern Craft

Dollar Store Craft: Chinese New Year Paper Plate Lantern Craft

Kung Hei Fat Choy! That’s a common greeting for Chinese New Year, and it means “Wish you make a fortune.” Celebrate Chinese New Year with this fun and festive paper lantern craft that is made using a paper plate and some supplies from the dollar store. The colors used in this craft are traditional Chinese […]

Paper Mache Super Bowls by @amandaformaro for Kix Cereal

Paper Mache Super Bowl Craft

It’s almost time for the big game, so why not make some fun paper mache bowls in your favorite team’s colors! Great for sorting blocks, holding Legos, or containing toy cars. While these look fun for holding snacks, it’s best to only use them for non-edible items or for prepackaged items like bagged pretzels or […]

DIY Cereal Box Paper Football Arena

Paper football is an easy, fun game passed along the generations. Take it a step farther with an arena for your paper football (if you aren’t sure how to make one you can see a tutorial here – make it smaller by cutting the paper in half twice)! To make, you’ll need: 1 empty cereal […]

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