Bunny Party Hats

These party hats are a great activity to not only practice fine motor skills with the kids, but also a fun way to celebrate Easter. Plus, what a fashion statement to sport at the dinner table! Materials: cardstock in various pastel shadesscissorspermanent markerglue dotscraft knifetwinePart Hat TemplateBunny Ears Template Step 1: Make the party hats with this template. Any classic party hat template will do. Step 2: Cut out eyes and noses for the bunny with simple circles and triangles and long thin pieces for the  ... read more

Hand Print Flower Bookmarks

Spring is right around the corner and our crafty juices are overflowing with ideas! For an inexpensive and crafty thrill this afternoon, why not create some one-of-a-kind handprint flower DIY bookmarks for kids. Make this fun craft with your child to celebrate the upcoming change in season and to create an awesome keepsake at the same time! It’s so simple to create these flower themed DIY bookmarks for kids! All you need is some sticky sticks, craft foam and other embellishments to give them a personalized feel. The ... read more

Afikoman Bag for Passover

A favorite part of the Passover seder for children is finding the afikoman (a large piece of a matzah that is hidden during the Seder). Children search for the afikoman and usually receive a prize for finding it. We thought it might be fun to include children in the making of an Afikoman Bag. This is a simple no-sew craft that children can decorate with sequins, buttons and puff paint. To create this Afikoman bag you will need: • 2 sheets of 9×12 felt (usually found at your local craft store)• pinking shears or regular ... read more

Two Ingredient Edible Finger Paint

With younger children, it’s hard to find a fun and safe craft to do with them. It is such a worry as to what they are going to put into their mouths that we sort of panic and think crafts are impossible until they are older. If this sounds like your life at all, then this Two Ingredient Edible Finger Paint is the perfect craft to do with your child! This edible finger paint activity is colorful, fun, and only requires 2 ingredients that you most likely already have on hand. The best part is, it’s completely edible wh ... read more

Natural Fruit Play Dough Recipes

It’s very easy to make these natural fruit play dough variations. Full of scent, these fruity play dough recipes are perfect for sensory seekers! First, you’ll have to make the all-natural play dough. Here’s what you’ll need: 2 cups of plain flour (all purpose)2 tablespoons of vegetable oil (baby oil or coconut oil work too)1/2 cup of salt 2 tablespoons of cream of tartar1 to 1.5 cups of boiling water (adding in increments until it feels right) gel food coloring (optional) few drops of glycerin (secret ingre ... read more

Sensory Rainbow Writing

This cool craft is the perfect activity for kids through good old shaving cream with a rainbow twist. Who doesn’t enjoy a bright and colorful rainbow activity!? Not only great for sensory input, but this activity also sneaks in some fine motor practice. You’ll Need: Baking TrayAluminium FoilAcrylic PaintShaving CreamCotton Buds (optional) Directions: 1. Tightly cover a baking tray with foil and paint rainbow colors using acrylic paint. Really great opportunity for your child to get some fine motor skills practice h ... read more