Make Your Own Rock Candy

Did you know that making your own rock candy will help kids learn about the process of crystallization? Try out this super cool science experiment that leads to a very tasty treat! You’ll need: water, sugar, a pot, a jar, wooden sticks and food coloring Instructions: Pour two cups of water into your pot and…

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Wax Crayon Resist Art

Wax crayon resist art is a super fun craft because your design will appear like magic! You’ll need: white wax crayon, paper, liquid watercolors, a paint brush and salt Instructions: Start by drawing with the white wax crayon on your piece of paper. Make sure to press hard with your crayon. If it’s tough to…

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Super Sweet Snowman

This adorable snowman is a great activity during this weather and helps children improve their fine motor skills! You’ll need: mini marshmallows, glue, a piece of construction paper (blue or any color you choose), orange construction paper, crayons or markers and cotton balls (optional) Instructions: Start by drawing the outline of your snowman’s body onto…

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Coloring Snow

Bring your next art project outdoors by coloring some freshly fallen snow! You’ll need: water, food coloring, spray bottles (or turkey basters, eye dropper, water guns) Instructions: Start by putting your food coloring into containers, using a separate container for each color you are using. Slowly pour water into the food coloring containers until you…

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Snow Ice Cream

Did you know you can make your own ice cream with freshly fallen snow? This not only is a tasty winter treat, but helps kids learn about states of matter as they make their own ice cream! You’ll need: 8-12 cups of freshly fallen snow, a 300 ml can of sweetened condensed milk (10 oz),…

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Tin Can Windsocks

These recycled tin can windsocks are so fun to make with materials you already have at home! You’ll need: a clean recycled can (any size), acrylic paint and paintbrushes, glue, ribbons (or yarn or colored paper will work), masking tape, glitter and stickers (optional) Instructions: Start by lining the inside rim of the tin cans…

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Penguin Pencil Holder

These adorable penguin pencil holders are the perfect addition to your kid’s learning space at home! You’ll need: one tin can per penguin you make, black construction paper, scraps of white, orange and pink paper, a pen, scissors, tape and a glue stick Instructions: First, measure out the black construction paper. You need it to…

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Melted Bead Sun Catcher

Making your own sun catchers is a super fun activity that will lead to a beautiful display of colors in a sunny window! You’ll need: plastic beads and a muffin tin or baking dish Instructions: Pre-heat your oven to 375 degrees. Fill the bottom of your muffin tins or baking dish with one layer of…

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Pulled String Prints

Pulled string prints lead to such unique masterpieces because each way you pull the string will bring different results! You’ll need: string, acrylic paint, a dish, a piece of paper Instructions: Add some acrylic paint to your dish. You can use just one color or as many colors as you like. Next, for each color…

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Fire Breathing Dragon

These fire breathing dragons are super fun to make and can be easily created at home! You’ll need: 1 paper roll, scissors, a glue stick, a glue gun, green construction paper (or color of your choosing), 4 pom poms (two large and two small if possible), googly eyes, red and orange tissue paper Instructions: Start…

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