Easy Finger Painting Craft for Kids

Finger Painted Tree
The sun is out and it’s a beautiful Spring day in Boston today.  So I figured that it’s only fitting that I highlight a fun springtime craft that’s perfect for little kids.


This project lets the kids get dirty, which of course is what they love to do anyway.  And if the weather is nice enough to be outdoors, then you won’t have to worry if you make a mess.  Use the blossoming trees, shrubs and gardens as inspiration for creating this adorable finger painted tree.

Finger Painting Spring Craft

Free printable document at http://animaplates.com/v/springtree Let children celebrate (or anticipate) the arrival of Spring with this joyous brightly colored…

DIY Canvas Crafts for Kids

Canvas Crafts

One of the great things about crafts is that they are great for kids and adults.  This DIY canvas craft is so easy that it’s perfect for kids, but an adult could use the same techniques to create something to match your decor, personality and creative style.

Here’s an idea of what you can do with canvas.  Check out this article at She Knows for more ideas and techniques.


Canvas Crafts

DIY canvas crafts – She Knows

This craft is inexpensive too and many of the supplies you probably already have on hand.  You don’t need all of these, but here are a few ideas for craft supplies that you could use to make a cute canvas art project.

  • Canvas board
  • Paint
  • Mod Podge
  • Glue
  • Wood Letters
  • Scrapbooking Paper



Make Easter Eggs With Heidi Klum

Decorating Easter Eggs

There’s nothing quite like coloring Easter eggs.  For many kids, dying Easter eggs is an annual tradition and a fun way to celebrate the joy of the holiday and Spring.

Do you usually dye your eggs solid colors?  See how Heidi Klum goes all out to decorate eggs.  From marbleizing eggs and adding some bling, there are lots of creative ways to color and decorate Easter eggs.  This is a great craft to do with the kids.

Heidi Klum Unique Easter Crafts for Kids

When dying Easter eggs, you can use the same food coloring that you’d use for decorating cakes and cookies. No need to buy the special kits that are sold during the holiday.  Just mix water, food coloring and vinegar and you’re ready to starting coloring.