Just grab some buttons, beads and metal wire and create your own wall hanging. Actually they were hanging on our window all winter long, but the original idea was for making wall hangings. 🙂
A great embroidery practice for kids and good beginning for sewing. Pre-holes make it even easier for smaller kids. I can say that this is great exercise for 6+. For smaller kids you can use plastic needle and make it even much easier with pre-holes.
In winter the best thing to have fun at home with kids is crafting. While hipping your hot tea, you can make a lovely art collage with your kids. This is a spontaneous one, you can create yours as you wish.
Buttons are great for making DIY cards. Here is a card idea which we made this to announce our new family member on social media.
Do you like nature crafts? Dried flowers? We really love creating with dried flowers.
Did you know that all rainbow colors are available in nature during fall season?? Here is the proof of it. Look at this beautiful rainbow made with leaves.
Are you ready to count? My 3 yo boy has been practicing numbers recently. Now it is 1-2-3 time for us. Let’s find something in nature to practice counting then. Sticks, leaves, cones and whatever you find is great to give a start. 1️⃣2️⃣3️⃣
Sometimes seeing your family in a very cute format makes you feel cheerful. At the beginning we created very small family with mum, dad and a baby, but then my second boy offered me to add our baby and his big brother. I hadn’t realized until that moment that he created his own family. So it turned out our weekend fun to craft our family who was enjoying hammock in a forest on a rainy day. 😊
I have many reasons to love autumn. Nature prepares us for winter with its warm colors. I think my favorite is to make autumn crafts, because it is very easy to find materials in nature during fall season.
In this colorful activity you can see many learning skills. Giant pipe cleaners are awesome for many play ideas. I know it might be quite difficult to be able to find giant ones but no worries normal pipe cleaners also works great for this activity.