Landforms: Cut-out Art for Kids

Collage cut-out landforms on the paper We started learning about the landform when my son was in 2nd grade, and it was not easy for us to understand. It might be easier to memorize them all. However, we have never been to most of them, and it was tough for us to picture them. So... Continue Reading →

Design Your Own Clothes with Paper

From casual clothes to superhero suits We enjoyed this activity for our art class. We used some origami papers and some buttons for decorations. I asked him, "If you were a fashion designer, and you can make your own clothes, what would you make?" He picked the color he likes to wear, made the shape,... Continue Reading →

Blow Art Paint Fun Art Activity for Kids

Blowing paint with a straw! I researched art activity for my son and found many people tried "Blow Art" with kids. We had all materials at home, and it was effortless and fun to follow the instructions. It gets messy, so if you don't want your kids' clothing to get a painting stain, I recommend... Continue Reading →

LEGO Activities: Balance Scale

LEGO Balance Scale STEM Project  When my son was 4 years old, it was a BIG Lego phase for him. He was so into looking at the Lego building app and followed the instruction to building what he wanted. We made a LEGO balance scale and weighed candies. It was fun, and it turned out... Continue Reading →

Color mixing Activity for Preschoolers

Mixing color water together! We had fun with color mixing with Play-Doh when my son was in preschool. We also enjoyed this activity by mixing color water. I made the primary color and some other color water for him. We had a "chemistry cocktail mixologist set" we have never used, so I put those color water in... Continue Reading →

Color mixing Activity for Kids

Primary colors, Black and White Paints We had fun with color mixing with Play-Doh when my son was in preschool. We enjoyed this activity by mixing paints. We used primary colors (red, yellow, and blue) and black and white paints to make grey or add some shades. What We Used Paint (We used tempera paints) Red, Blue,... Continue Reading →

Art Activity with Kids: Button Tree

Button art and craft ideas for kids Here is a boredom buster idea for preschoolers. We had so many old buttons in a container, so we tried new art and craft activities. Decorate a bare tree with a bunch of buttons! What We Used *CAUTION: Buttons are choking hazards, so this activity is NOT for... Continue Reading →

Art Activity with Kids: Head Collage & Drawing

What is inside your kids' head? I found a fun kids art activity called "Head Collage" from the website education.com. Their project uses cut-out pictures from magazines etc., but we didn't have any magazines or catalog at home. None! We modified the instruction, and we drew the items on the construction paper and cut them... Continue Reading →

Introducing Camouflage for Kids (Part 1)

What is camouflage? According to a National Geographic article, camouflage is a defense mechanism or tactic that organisms use to disguise their appearance to mask their location, identity, and movement. How can I teach my son about this? I searched from Pinterest and randomly found a great website called "Frugal fun for BOYS AND GIRLS."... Continue Reading →

My Milk Toof and My Son’s Baby Tooth

Polymer clay ideas: Making your favorite characters When my son was 5 years old, his first baby tooth came out. As his parents, we felt so happy for him, and we told him about the Tooth Fairy. We told him to place it underneath their pillow, and the Tooth Fairy will visit while you sleep,... Continue Reading →

Pretend Play for Kids: Fashion Designer

Pick Colors, Paint, and Design One day, I was searching for a fitted indoor activity for my son on Pinterest. Then I ran into a great website called "Pickebums.com." Her blog has so many excellent ideas and fun free printable for kids' activities. We printed out one of her printable called "People Play Dough Mats."... Continue Reading →

LEGO Wall-E and Eve Photo Shoot with Kids

Lego activity idea inspired by Wall-E movie After we watched the Pixar movie "WALL-E," my son loved it, and he made his Lego version of WALL-E and EVE. That was the time when our snap peas were growing in our back yard, so we did the photoshoot! Video I am not sure how my son... Continue Reading →

LEGO Math Activities for Kids: Number Cars

Counting Numbers 1 to 10 with Cars!  I was making numbers from 1 to 10 with Legos (I don't remember why. Just bored?). Then, my son - who was very into the Pixar movie "Cars" and anything cars related - gave me a fun idea, "Let's turn them into cars!". This was a great way... Continue Reading →

DIY Foam Stamps for Kids

How to make foam stamps We enjoyed this foam stamp activity with upcycling materials no longer we need at home. Using foam, we drew (carved) into it with a ballpoint pen, then glued plastic bottle caps (lid from a water bottle, a milk jar, etc.) onto the back as a stamp handle. You might be... Continue Reading →

Making LEGO foods with Kids

Everything is awesome! Build your favorite dish! Make our favorite food with Lego was so much fun! We searched our favorite food images (on the internet or books) as our reference. It was kind of hard to pick which food we will work on since there are not many color options in Lego, but it... Continue Reading →

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