Kids Crafts 

Martha Stewart & AOL Launch 'Martha & Friends'

Martha and her friends are cooking up crafts, games and activities at marthaandfriends.com. Credit: Martha & Friends
Why should grown-ups have all the Martha Stewart fun?
It's time for kids to get in on the queen of craft action...
A 10-year-old animated Martha Stewart is here to help bring out creativity in your kids.

Bubber Bucket

Bubber Bucket is like playing with fluffy clouds. Credit: Amazon.com
Now, we are big fans of creative play and encouraging our kids to explore their artistic sides, but let's face it: Arts and crafts are messy.
There's paint to...
Super light, fun to mold and it never dries out? Yes, please.

KidsCraft Playhouses Shuttle Imagination

Kids can decorate their Shuttle Imagination, too. Credit: KidsCraft Playhouses It's often said that a big ol' empty box is a kid's favorite toy. So, what if that box was tweaked a bit, taking the form of something really cool -- like a...Launch into summer play time with this rocket-shaped box.

Shamrock Crafts for Kids on St. Patrick's Day

Watch a Video on How to Make Another Shamrock Craft
Everybody -- and every teddy -- can be Irish on St. Patrick's Day with a shamrock adornment. Credit: Gina Provenzano Spread the luck of the Irish with friends and family by learning...
Spread the luck of the Irish with friends and family -- learn how to make fun shamrock crafts for St. Patty's Day.

Kids' Craft: Valentine's Day Cards

From starchy veggies to messages of love, turn potatoes into personalized Valentine's Day cards. Credit: Gina Provenzano Let kids of any age craft their own Valentine's Day greetings for classmates and friends...

Make-and-Learn Crafts: Father's Day Craft Projects for Deserving Dads

Make a frame that suits your pop: Think pennies for a financial father, nuts and washers for a mechanical man, bandages for a doctor. Credit: Gina Provenzano
He goes to every game, gives the best advice and is always there with a hug when one...

Make-and-Learn Crafts: Mother's Day Keepsake Box

Little fingers shape air-dry clay into a trinket box for mom's special day. Photo: Gina Provenzano
Is one day really enough time to truly take note of the kind and loving gestures our mothers make every day? Of course not. But it's a start....

Make-and-Learn Crafts: Easter Funny Bunny Ears

Hippity-hoppity, the Easter bunny is on her way. Photo: Gina Provenzano
Ask any kid younger than 10 to name the first thing that comes to mind when he or she hears the word Easter, and we can pretty much guarantee the answer won't be the...

Make-and-Learn Crafts: Passover Seder Plate

For a Pesach with panache, get kids to craft a bright seder plate. Photo: Gina Provenzano This year, when pulling out the special crystal and china for the Passover seder, keep the kids in mind. After all, much of the ritual surrounding Passover...

Heart-Shaped Valentine's Day Crafts

I'll admit it: Cabin Fever is not a Craft Queen. But every year our dining room table turns into a factory for mass Valentine production. The children bring home class lists, we clear crafting space and then set about making a Valentine for everyone...

Childhood Unplugged: Making crafts out of nothing at all

Welcome to the dog days of summer! For many parents, the family vacation is but a distant memory, the kids' swimming lessons over and summer camp is done, yet there are still MANY, MANY days before the blissful sound of that morning bell at...

Rosie O'Donnell craft book

Former talk show queen, craft enthusiast, and mother of four, Rosie O'Donell has assembled a kid's craft book that will have families rolling up sleeves and dusting off bottles of Mod Podge. Crafty U features one hundred different projects for...

Create a handmade Valentine's Day card

Looking for a fun weekend project? Valentine's Day is just around the corner, you know. How about creating this darling Butterfly Kisses card with your children? All you will need is :
White cardstock cut to 5 ½" x 8 1/2" Scraps of...

Window Art: fun and decorated windows

The Easter Bunny in my house growing up was a little extravagant. We got our new bikes from the Easter Bunny and a swingset another year. The Easter Bunny in my own little family is a bit more realistic. This year the Easter Bunny brought a little...

Sidewalk paint: the sweet sweet sounds of spring

Do you hear that? Listen... It's the sound of a quiet house after school. My house is getting quieter these days because Spring has officially arrived. My children are shedding their backpacks on the kitchen floor and racing from the backdoor to the...

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