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Puffy Paint Shamrock Craft

Puffy Paint Shamrock Craft Today is one of my favorite activities to do with the kiddos! PUFFY PAINT! I love it because of the texture after it dries. We decided to paint a green shamrock for St. Patrick’s Day! You MUST try this with your kids if you h…
Recent Posts   Puffy Paint Shamrock Craft Printable Shamrock Coloring Shape Elmer’s Glue White Shaving Cream Green Food Coloring A Paint Brush Green Sprinkles How … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2017/03/puffy-paint-shamrock-craft/

Marshmallow Shamrock Stamping

Marshmallow Shamrock Stamping St. Patrick’s Day is a little more than a week away & even though I am not Irish, I get into the spirit all the same as if I were. This week I devoted a lot of time to St. Paddy’s day crafts or as some of us like to call it…
Recent Posts Marshmallow Shamrock Stamping Supplies Required: Large Marshmallows Washable Green Paint White Cardstock Paper Q-Tips   How to make a Marshmallow Sh… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2017/03/marshmallow-shamrock-stamping/

Caterpillars Name Craft

Since spring is in the air I thought this would be a cute and fun activity to do with all age children! Caterpillar name craft focuses on name recognition as well as starting to learn the letters in each child's name, letter order, writing them, and just…
Recent Posts Caterpillar Name Craft Supplies Required: Colored Construction Paper Black Marker White Cardstock Paper Colored Pipe Cleaners Washable Glue Stick Scissors… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2017/02/caterpillars-name-craft/

Silly Heart Puppets

This is a fun open-ended project that is perfect for both toddlers and preschoolers. We had some much fun making this Valentine's kids craft and I know you will too.
Recent Posts   Silly Heart Puppets Supplies Required: Popsicle Sticks Googly Eyes Colored Pom Poms Colored Glitter White Washable Glue White, Red, Pink Cardstock Pa… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2017/02/silly-heart-puppets/

Silent Auction Items Needed!

Have you heard of the Princess Ball in Red Deer? It is an amazing event supporting Cystic Fibrosis Canada, and we are looking for more Silent Auction items!
Recent Posts Have you heard of the Princess Ball in Red Deer? It is an amazing event Kelly Tibbets has created in Red Deer, to raise funds to find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis.… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2017/02/silent-auction-items-needed/

Decorating Heart Cookies

Happy Valentine's Day! here is a fun yummy Valentine’s Day treats craft to do with any age children!
Recent Posts Valentine's Day Treat Craft Decorate Heart Shape Cookies Supplies Required: Buy or Bake Heart Shape Sugar Cookies Pink or Red Icing Colored Sprinkles … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2017/02/decorating-heart-cookies/

I Love You To Pieces Heart Craft

This craft is a fun quick and easy craft to do with any age children for the love holiday and makes a great Valentine’s Day card too!
Recent Posts Valentine's Day Crafts I Love You To Pieces Paper Heart Craft Supplies Required: Red or Pink Cardstock Paper White Card Cardstock Paper Washable White Glu… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2017/02/i-love-you-pieces-heart-craft/

TP Roll Heart Stamp

Here's a fun idea to make a heart stamp using recycled toilet paper rolls! This heart stamp would make a great Valentine's Day cards or gift tags!
Recent Posts TP Roll Heart Stamp Supplies Required: Empty Toilet Paper Roll Washable Red and White Paint White Card Stock Paper Tape    How to make your TP Roll H… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2017/02/tp-roll-heart-stamp/

Icicle Craft

When you need a fun craft to make during a snow storm this quick icicle craft is perfect, it has huge kid appeal as it consists of only glue and glitter!
Recent Posts Icicle Craft Supplies Required: Box Lid Blue Card Stock Paper White Elmer’s Glue Silver Glitter A plastic spoon or stick   How to make your icicle c… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2017/01/icicle-craft/

Plastic Spoon Penguin Craft

Penguins are adorable aren’t they?! Every winter I get giddy about creating a new penguin craft and this year I am excited to share this plastic spoon penguin craft with you. It’s a little unconventional crafting with plastic spoons, I know, but they are …
Recent Posts Plastic Spoon Penguin Craft Supplies Required: Black and Orange Felt Paper White Card Stock Paper Googly Eyes White Plastic Spoon Glue Stick Scissors … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2017/01/plastic-spoon-penguin-craft/

HandPrint Mitten Craft

Today may be a good day to stay inside and have fun with a craft project like these Handprint Mittens. Little kids always like to get their hands into their craft creations. This cute memory handprint mitten craft is something simple that won’t take up …
Recent Posts Handprint Mitten craft Supplies Required: Mitten Pattern Colored Construction Paper White Washable Paint Foam Paint Brush Scissors  White Cotton Balls Wh… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2017/01/handprint-mitten-craft/

Wintery Snowman Name Craft

This Wintery Snowman Name activity for preschoolers incorporates arts and crafts… I find it fun to create new ways for children to have fun learning their names, their friends names, the letters and sounds in their names, etc. With a snowy theme for win…
Recent Posts January 10, 2017 Winter Snowmen Name Craft Supplies Required Black, White, Blue Cardstock paper Black, Orange Markers or Crayons Glue Stick Scissors Whi… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2017/01/winter-snowman-name-craft/

Paper Plate Santa Claus Craft

Christmas is such a fun time of the year for crafting! We’ve already had so much fun with the Christmas crafts we’ve made so far this month, but I’ve really been looking forward to making a Santa Craft with the play group class. Merry Christmas and a …
Recent Posts Paper Plate Santa Claus Craft Supplies Required Red Construction Paper Pink Pom Poms Googly Eyes Peach  and Red Colored Crayons White Cotton Balls Paper P… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/12/paper-plate-santa-claus-craft/

Handprint Christmas Tree

Let the Christmas crafting begin!! This one is the perfect craft to hang up on the fridge in December. These handprint Christmas trees look very classic as is, but for fun you can add pom poms, buttons, or even fingerprints to mimic ornaments or lights.…
Recent Posts Painted Handprint Christmas Tree Supplies Required Green, Brown, Yellow, Red, Orange, Blue  Washable Paint White Card Stock Paper or White Canvas Medium Spon… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/12/handprint-christmas-tree/

Paper Gingerbread Man Craft

This project can be fun for children and adults alike. The cute paper gingerbread man shapes make great package tags especially for gifts either to children or from children too. Also you can make gingerbread man garland to stretch across a wall or above …
Recent Posts How to Make a Paper Gingerbread Man Craft Supplies Required Brown Construction Paper Ginger Bread Man stencil or template Hole Punch Pencil Scissors Diffe… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/12/paper-gingerbread-man-craft/

Beaded Candy Cane Ornaments

Candy cane ornaments bring some cheer to your Christmas tree. Decorate your Christmas tree with beaded candy cane ornaments made by your child. This simple but rewarding activity teaches your child an AB pattern which is taught in kindergarten and essenti…
Recent Posts Beaded Candy Cane Ornaments Supplies Required Red and White beads with big holes, Green, red or white Pipe Cleaners   How To Make: Twist a “Knot” a… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/11/beaded-candy-cane-ornaments/

Wintery Snowflake Stamp Art

Winter is Here! Let the Snowflakes Fall!! Kids love stamp art. Using a tool to press paint onto a surface is therapeutic and creative. You can press down hard or lightly, overlap stamps, add colors, sparkles, or just make a simple stamp. These wintery sn…
Recent Posts Wintery Snowflake Stamp Art Supplies Required: Blue paint Four Pipe Cleaners White Cardstock Paper Disposal Bowl   How to Make: First take three… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/11/wintery-snowflake-stamp-art/

Paper Torn Fall Tree

Talk about F-A-L-L! Check out this Paper Torn Fall Tree craft activity! Easy and Fun! Tearing of paper into small pieces and creating pictures is a fun way to get those fingers and imaginations working!
Recent Posts     Paper Torn Fall Tree Red, Yellow, Orange, Brown, and Green Construction Paper, Light Blue Cardstock Paper Washable White Glue, How to Make: Ta… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/11/paper-torn-fall-tree/

Torn Flower Poppy Craft

Lest We Forget! What better way to celebrate Remembrance Day this year, we made simple ripped paper poppies. They are easy to make, and only need a few paper scraps. Love that! Plus, they are a great opportunity for you to talk to your kids about gratitud…
Recent Posts   Torn Flower Poppy Craft   Supplies Required •   Red and Black Construction Paper •   White Cardstock Paper •   Washable White Glue   How To … http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/11/torn-flower-poppy-craft/

Torn Paper Poppy

Remembrance Day! These little torn paper poppies are so simple to make and only need a few materials. Love That! I don’t know about you, but tearing paper into little bits can be slightly therapeutic. All you need are a few scraps of red and black constru…
Recent Posts Torn Paper Poppy   Supplies Required Red and Black Construction Paper White Cardstock Paper Washable White Glue   How To Make: Make a circle w… http://thesweetmama.com/blog/2016/11/torn-paper-poppy/