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Crafts

  • Snow Fun Crafts for Winter Days

    Winter is here, and no matter where you live, that means Snow Fun is here too. You may live in an area where there's lots and lots (and lots!) of snow, or you may only get a little, or you may never have actually seen real snow before. No worry. Here are some fun snow-related activities that can be done anywhere. All you need is your imagination!

    Snow in a bag

    This project is just one of many we found at a fun website with a science focus for kids. To make snow in a bag, you need a large zipper plastic bag, snow, and an Alka-Seltzer tablet. Don't have snow? Crush ice really, really fine in a blender. Fill the bag with ice, drop in the Alka-Zeltzer, and watch it expand. And expand!

    Snow Dough

    This one is pretty amazing because it's so incredibly simple! Just combine corn starch and lotion until it's in a clay-like consistency. You can add some peppermint extract for a nice scent or glitter for a glistening snow effect. Now use this just like clay and make a (tiny) snowman!

    Baby Snowmen

    These little guys are so cute we can't stop making them! All you need is white pom-poms of differing sizes, glue, and black felt. The rest is pretty explanatory; just build them, glue them, and decorate! Make a whole family or a whole classroom full.

    Be sure to take a look at our snow art, too--we love the snow as much as you do!

  • New Years Eve Noisemakers

    New Year's Eve is all about making some noise to ring in 2017. Here are a few of our favorite, kid-friendly, New Years Eve Noisemakers. Each of these is simple to make and a fun project for the kids while the grown-ups sing Auld Lang Syne.

    Easter-Egg Maracas

    These Easter Egg Maracas are a definite case of "why didn't I think of that?" All you need are 2 plastic spoons, a plastic Easter egg, beads or rice or pennies for inside, and tape (electrical tape or duct tape works best, but masking tape will do!). Fill the egg with the noise makers, hold it between the spoon heads, and wrap in tape. That's it! Then decorate and shake, shake, shake.

    Noise Maker Cups

    You just might have some of these clear plastic cups out for the party anyway--turn them into Noise Maker Cups. Fill one with beads or pebbles, and add some tinsel or confetti. Tape the two sides together. Decorate with stickers or magic markers.

    Jingle Bell Noise Makers

    We love these jingle bell noise makers because they incorporate sleigh bells! Paint a craft stick and hot-glue three jingle bells to it. Decorate with ribbon. That's it! Jingle all the way into the new year.

    Happy New Year from all of us at Oopsy Daisy, Fine Art for Kids!

     

  • Holiday Crafts for Kids

    Winter is here! And with it brings our favorite holiday crafts for kids. As you count down to the holidays, here are some very easy and very cute crafts the whole family can make together. We've provided instructions for each, and for more details you can click on the link for each one to go to the original site where we found it.

    Cotton Ball Snowmen

    Cotton ball snowmen are ideal to make just about any old day. That's because you most likely have all these items on hand: cotton balls, construction paper, glue, and magic markers. That's it! Draw a snowman shape (or download a template from the link) and use that as the guide to glue in cotton balls. You can decorate the snowman with buttons or glitter or cut-out hats or beads, or you can use those magic markers. Easy-peasy.

    Candy Cane Chenille Stick Ornaments

    These candy cane beaded ornaments look great on gifts, doorknobs, and of course, Christmas trees! Just take a green chenille stick (that's a pipe cleaner, for those of us of a certain age!) and string it with red and white craft beads. This is the ideal size for little hands, since the holes in the beads and the chenille sticks are both nice and big. Crimp the ends so the beads don't fall off and bend the stick into a candy cane shape. Voila!

    Hand Print Wreath

    This hand print wreath is pretty lovely, don't you think? All you need is green construction paper (two different shades look extra nice), red construction paper, glue, and ribbon. If you'd like a little more stability, cut out a cardboard ring to glue everything onto. Trace your child's hand onto the paper and cut around it. Double up a couple sheets so you only have to make half as many cuts. Then glue the hands overlapping, into a circle. decorate with red holly berry circles, and once it's dry, hang with a pretty ribbon. A lovely gift!

    Most of all, have fun with these holiday crafts for kids. They're perfect for long days off from school or evenings when the grownups want to get together and celebrate.

    And if you love art for kids, come see what we've got at Oopsy Daisy. We know you'll find some art you love.

    Happy Holidays!

  • Cookies for Santa

    The clock is ticking! It's time to make cookies for Santa. We leave a nice big bowl of oatmeal and some carrots for the reindeer (did you know that Santa's reindeer love uncooked oatmeal? Just pour some in a big bowl and it is gone by morning!). For Santa, there are lots of options. We know he loves cookies of any kind, but why not have fun with making them?

    Here are three different types of cookies for Santa that you can make. And here's the best part: you can follow a recipe (we've included a link for each one), or you can take some shortcuts. The shortcuts are included on this page. Because time is running out! Santa is packing his sleigh right this very minute.

    reindeer cookies

    Follow the recipe here to make these super-cute reindeer cookies, or just do what we did: buy a tube of sugar cookie batter, some chocolate-covered pretzels, and some chocolate candies (like M & M's). Decorate the sugar cookies and bake according to package directions. Ta da! Maybe the reindeer will try a few with the oats. If Santa's willing to share.

    snowman hats

    These snowman hats look difficult but they don't have to be! The recipe is actually pretty simple, but we like to make it even simpler: get chocolate wafer cookies, marshmallows, and chocolate frosting.Cover the wafers with frosting. Stick the marshmallow in the center and decorate the rim of the hat with sprinkles or candies (from the baking or cake decorating aisle of the store, the kind of sugar decorations that are meant for cakes).  Then decorate with all sorts of sprinkles and candies. Fruit leather makes a great hat rim.

    peppermint thumbprints

    The recipe (here) is for red velvet cookies with peppermint tops, which sounds simply amazing. But our favorite shortcut is to mix red food coloring into sugar cookie batter (get a tube of it at the store) and then press an upside-down peppermint Hershey's Kiss into each. Bake according to package directions. Delicious!

    While you're cooking, check out our festive Santa art to get you inspired. We've included this very sweet ornament by Amy Blay to get you in the spirit, and we've got many, many more.

    Now start baking! And have fun.

  • Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

    Thanksgiving crafts are an excellent way to keep little ones busy while the grownups are cooking (or conversing!). We have some fun crafts for kids straight from our Pinterest Page.

    Footprint Turkeys

    These are a terrific spin on the tried-and-true handprint turkeys we've been making for years. Unlike those handprint turkeys which are right-side up, the footprint is placed upside down. The toes become feathers! Use brown paint for the print and then draw or paste colored feathers around it. Or you can use fingerprints to make little feathers all around the turkey!

    Craft Stick Turkey

    These little charmers make great place cards for Thanksgiving dinner guests. (Bonus: guests can take them home!) Start with a craft stick, then paint it and glue on googly eyes and a beak (or draw them on). On the back, glue on craft feathers at the top. Once it's dry, you can use a permanent marker to write a person's name on the stick.

    Turkey Leaves

    This craft can involve a leaf hunt, which is a great way to get everyone outside - and out of the kitchen - before dinner! Find two perfect leaves and glue the larger on the back of the smaller (to look like lots of feathers). Add eyes and a beak, and then bend the two stems to look like legs.

    Have fun making your Thanksgiving crafts! There's nothing we at Oopsy Daisy love more than art for kids, except maybe art BY kids.

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  • Decorate with Leaves

    It's not too early to plan ways to decorate with leaves! Fall gives us such a wonderful and colorful array of colors, and we like to bring that colorful array indoors. Here are a few ways to decorate with leaves to celebrate fall:

    Leaf Rubbings: These are an oldy but a goody, and if you live in a part of the country where you don't see a lot of changing leaves, this is a fun way to make them yourself. Find some leaves with interesting veins on the bottom. Place the leaves, vein-side up, on a table and put a piece of white printer paper on top (you don't want the paper to be too thick or the pattern won't come through). Peel the paper off a crayon and lay the crayon flat on the white paper. Rub the crayon back and forth until you get a full print of the leaf on your paper. You can use crayons in fall colors, or you can experiment and make pink and purple leaves if you want!

    Hanging Glitter Leaves: This one's from our Pinterest page. Collect fallen leaves, or get fake leaves at a craft store. Put the leaves on newspaper and spray with adhesive (you can find this at a craft store). Before the adhesive dries, sprinkle glitter on the leaves. Once it's dry, turn the leaf over and do the same on the other side. Then use a hole punch to make a hole at the top and tie a ribbon through it. Hang the leaves any place that needs some glitter!

    Autumn Leaf Mason Jar Candle Holder: We found this at a terrific DIY craft site called Spark & Chemistry. You just need Modge Podge, clean jars, and leaves (either real or imitation). You use the paste to glue on the leaves, then cover the whole thing with another layer (it's called decoupage). You can decorate the jar with a bow. Once it's all dry, put a tealight candle inside and watch it glow.

    Take a look at some of the Fall Art we have on our site, and enjoy the colors of autumn as they get more and more vivid every day!

  • Apple Art and Crafts

    Apple art is a fun way to celebrate autumn. Did you know that September 17 is National Eat an Apple Day? And September 26 is Johnny Appleseed Day. With all the apple-themed celebrations in the next few days, we wanted to share some ideas of things to do with apples (and apple-themed treats!).

    And of course, since art for kids is what we're all about, we have some apple art to share with you, too.

    Apple Prints: To make these, you'll need 2 apples, poster paint, and paper plates. Cut the apples in half. Cut one top to bottom (vertically) and the other side to side (horizontally). That way, you'll get two different shapes! Put the paint on the paper plates and dip the cut side of the apple in. Then stamp away! This makes terrific wrapping paper.

    Apple "Donuts": These clever treats require a few apples, cream cheese, food coloring, and sprinkles. Slice the apples horizontally to make circles. Core each slice with a knife or a pastry tip. Mix cream cheese with food coloring, frost the apple slice, and add sprinkles! This works with peanut butter, too.

    Apple-Shaped Cupcakes: You'll find this one on our Pinterest page. It's so easy! When you pour cupcake batter into the paper liner, just put a triangle of tinfoil at the top to create an apple shape while it bakes. Once cool, use a green leaf candy (or cut a green gumdrop) and a pretzel stick to create the stem and leaf. Frost with red frosting, and there you have it. Yum!

    And now for our favorite part: the art! We have bright and cheery apple art for kids' rooms, starting of course with Eric Carle's apple from the beloved The Very Hungry Caterpillar book. We also have Jen Christopher's Hoots Hungry, Stacy Amoo-Mensah's Apple of My Eye, and many more.

  • Football Crafts for Kids!

    Football Crafts are a big part of fall for us here at Oopsy Daisy! That's because of all the great things about fall, we think High School Football is right up there with the best.

    Why do we love High School Football?  Because there's something for everybody! The football players, cheerleaders, marching band, and cheering sections offer fun for all.

    Here are some fun football crafts to help you cheer on your favorite team:

    Football Windsock: To make this you'll need a tin can with the label removed, brown spray paint, ribbons in your favorite team's colors, white tape, and a screwdriver and hammer (and, of course, an adult's help!) Spray paint the can brown, and when it dries apply white tape to resemble the lacing on the ball. Tape the ribbon pieces on the inside at the open end, where they're not visible, and make 2 holes with the screwdriver and hammer. Hang up the windsock and show your team spirit!

    DIY Pom-Poms: These require 2 plastic table cloths in your team's colors, scissors, and duct tape. Cut each tablecloth into 9X12 rectangles. Make two piles of them, alternating the colors one on top of the other, then make fringe all the way down the long side, leaving about 1 inch uncut along the middle. The fringe should be about 1 inch wide, but you can make it as small as you want. Roll up each stack as tightly as you can and secure the center with the tape. Then fluff out the fringe and cheer your team on to victory!

    Check out our large assortment of sports-themed art, too. Whatever sport you love, you'll find it at Oopsy Daisy Fine Art for Kids.

    Go, Team, Go!

     

  • Back to School Art

    Back to School Art is cool! Even though summer is fun (and we do mean fun!), there's something super-exciting about Back to School time. The new friends, new teachers, new school supplies, and new clothes that some with a new school year offer every student a fresh start. And new art, just like all those other new things, offers a fresh start to your walls and your world at home.

    We have a lot of Back-to-School art at Oopsy Daisy, from school buses to schools of fish! and don't forget educational art like map art and alphabet art.

    Here's some Back-to-School Art you can make yourself, and it will help you all school-year long! This pencil door hanger will let everyone who walks past your room know that you are hard at work. It's a do-not-disturb sign that's just for hard-working students like you!  And it's simple to make:

    You will need:

    • 4 craft sticks
    • tan construction paper
    • glue
    • ribbon or string (long enough to loop over a doorknob)
    • black marker
    • optional: foam sticker letters or red marker

     

    Loop the string onto the construction paper and glue the craft sticks next to one another on the paper over the tips of it. When everything is dry, cut around the sticks on three sides (avoid the string!) and bring the fourth side to a point like a pencil (as shown in photo). Draw a black tip to look like the pencil point.

    You can paint the sticks yellow if they aren't already, or use a yellow marker. Then use the sticky letters or your red marker to write the words "Doing My Homework" on your new pencil door hanger.

    Now, whenever you are hard at work, let everyone know! And happy school year.

  • Summer Vacation!

    It's time for Summer Vacation at last! We love these next few months of outdoor fun, including everything from hammocks and green grass to rocky trails and the seashore. We've collected a bunch of fun summer vacation ideas over on our Pinterest site on our Venture Out! page.

    Make s'mores popcorn, plan a backyard campout, create a summer journal. These are a few of the ideas you'll find to help kick off your Summer Vacation in style!

    And here's a little something to kick things off: a scavenger hunt list! Print this out and grab some friends. Then see if you can find each of these items somewhere outside. You can even make it a contest by splitting into groups, setting a time limit (maybe an hour), and seeing which group can find the most items before time is up. Don't forget to give everyone a paper bag for collecting the items. And have fun!

    A feather

    A bottlecap

    A penny

    A four-leaf clover

    A purple flower

    A leaf that's shaped like the state you live in (use your imagination on this one!)

     

    And come by our site to take a look at some of our favorite nature-themed art for kids' rooms.

    Let Summer Vacation begin!

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