Category Archives for Art and fine motor skills

Embroidery for kids: Embroider on paper for a mixed media project

I just saw a post on Childhood101.com all about Embroidery for children and it reminded me that we had done an activity in our summer camp with embroidery that I had  not posted about.

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Try these many dot art activities, not all dot art are collages

  As we get into full swing at our summer art camp, we are making art that mimics children’s books and their illustrations. A book on dots is next up so I did my research looking for some good

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Another great way to keep kids interested in coloring activities

Coloring is always a great time filler (especially for girls).  Little girls can sit for hours making hearts and rainbows and sometimes you want to move them a bit out of their comfort zone. I’m

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Kids don’t know what to draw? Have them finish the picture

Sometimes even coloring needs a boost. If you have little girls,then they can usually make an endless amount of hearts and rainbows. There are some times however,

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A Fathers day craft: Turning a long term sewing project into a pencil holder

I’ll bet that when looking for a Fathers day craft, the last things you would think of doing would be sewing. However, If you want a fathers day craft that

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Felt crafts: Make puppets. pillows and other stuff

There are a number of felt craft projects that can be done that are age appropriate for young children. There are of course lots of felt craft ideas out there that

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Drawing ideas for kids: Abstract drawing projects that help boost creativity

The drawing ideas for kids in this post are not  step by step drawing for kids activities. They are a few fun, easy drawing projects that you can give for kids instead

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Free printable coloring pages: Can I interest you in something more educational?

The pictures about are 3 standard type of free printable coloring pages that you will find all over the place. There are free coloring pages and printables all over

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Sewing crafts for kids: Popular activities that keep them occupied for hours

Sewing crafts for kids often conjures up scenes of little children either sitting at sewing machines or pricking themselves with sharp needles. The sewing projects

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