Violet Paint Prints

Spring is almost upon us!  Let’s celebrate and get crafty with this beautiful print made from celery stalks.  I really enjoy making prints from natural objects like fruits and vegetables, as you never know how the print will turn out.  This is especially fun with children, as it is almost a “magical experience” for them […]

Spring Rain Craft

This cute craft lends itself for a mini-lesson on seasons (spring) and weather (rain), as well as fine-motor practice. You will need: cupcake liner, pipe cleaner, blue pieces of tissue paper, blue glitter glue, tape, construction paper, and glue. 1.  Make the umbrella by twisting a pipe cleaner in the shape of a “j.”  Gently poke the […]

Paper Plate Butterfly Craft

  Spring is here!  It’s time to get outside and enjoy nature.  This is a simple butterfly craft made from a paper plate. You will need: white paper plate, popsicle stick, glue, scissors, and paint (markers, crayons, stickers, etc). 1.  Using paint, markers, crayons, stickers, etc. decorate the paper plate.  Allow to dry. 2.  Cut […]