Category: Hands-on Activities

Water Crafts Kids Can Do Outside

Unsupervised play promotes creativity in children, but outdoor structured play that is fun and hands on can have the same effect. Crafting is a great way to get kids involved using their imagination and seeing a finished product. The beauty …
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8 Educational Fall Craft Ideas for All Ages

Looking for some fun fall family activities that stimulate brain power? These educational fall crafts are perfect for all ages. That means that you can do them right alongside the kids and teach them something while you’re at it! Educational …
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Help Kids Learn with Service Projects

There are many ways that students learn and use their knowledge in the classroom, but learning can also be extended outside of school hours when kids participate in service projects (also called service learning projects). What is Service Learning? Service …
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Memorial Day Activities for Elementary Students

Memorial Day is a great opportunity to teach children not only about respecting sacrifices made by men and women serving in the U.S. military but also about American history. Here are some crafts and activities to engage your child in …
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Reading with Arts & Crafts

Some children love to read, while others would rather eat their vegetables. Growing up, I loved reading all sorts of books, especially the ones that let my imagination go wild. I also loved doing arts and crafts, whether I was …
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Read Across America Day 2017

You’re never too old to curl up with a good book! Open up that book you’ve been wanting to read, or if you can’t think of one, pull out your old favorite children’s book! A favorite for many were the …
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