Category: Arts and Crafts

Resources: Art Classes – Young Rembrandts

Young Rembrandts offer art classes for kids ages three to twelve years old. Over the last few years, my kids have taken several of their offerings – including a half-day camp “Culinary Mischief Pastel Camp.” For a few hours each day for a week,…

PBS KIDS Pumpkin Carving

Skip the screams and aim for squeals this Halloween with your favorite PBS KIDS characters.

Felt Banners

Felt banners are a super simple craft that bring an element of hygge (a Danish word for cosiness and comfort) to the home. All you need: 5-6 sheets (different colors) of 9×12 inch felt Several feet of twine Sharp scissors Hot glue gun, hot…

Thankful Hands

Cultivate the attitude of gratitude with Thankful Hands ‘Tis the season of giving thanks. Make this quick and easy craft to help kids reflect on what they are thankful for and capture special memories. Trace and cut out the shapes of your family’s hands on…

Easter Crafts

Here are two easy crafts we did this year to mark the Easter holiday. Recycled cardboard Easter banner: I cut egg shapes out of a cardboard box destined for the recycling bin, wrote the letters    “H-A-P-P-Y-E-A-S-T-E-R” plus patterns for Easter eggs on the…

PBS KIDS Pumpkin Carving

(this post originally appeared October 13, 2016 on KCTS9.org) Autumn has always been a favorite time at our house. I love the familiar smell of pumpkin spices and the promise of warming soups and cozy sweaters. The sound of cool, crisp air rustling the…