Foam crafts are a easy way for kids to have fun. Learn how to make foam flowers in this free video series about free crafting ideas. Part 1 of 25 - How to Make foam flower crafts for kids. Make foam flower crafts for kids - Part 2 of 25. Click through to watch this video on ex ...more
Make Foam Flower Crafts for Kids
The calla lily is from the arum family, and is sometimes referred to as the wile calla. Also, sometimes the water arum. And these flowers can be made at home with the kids; a wonderful little crafts projects for developing creativity in your youngsters. To make these foam call ...more
Violets are great for any occasion, even when it comes to the kids. Creating homemade violet crafts is the perfect activity for you and your children. It's great for getting your kids into the creative world. This video will show you how to make foam violets with the kids. You ...more
Gaillardia may be a foreign word to you, unless you're a botanist or flower enthusiast, but the gaillardia plant can be simply defined as a daisy. The American plant is usually cultivated for its bright red and yellow flowers, but it can also be the perfect craft project with ...more
Simple Kids Crafts demonstrates how to make a flower out of a toilet paper tube. For this project you will need one toilet paper tube, paint, a paintbrush, glue and scissors. First, paint the toilet paper tube and let it dry. Then cut the toilet paper tubes into rings. Scrunch ...more
Do something fun with your kids this weekend and get their creative juices flowing with help from this arts & crafts tutorial! In this video, learn how to make a giant tissue paper flower with your kids. Perfect for a children's room or to decorate a wrapped present! Make gian ...more
Small umbrellas are perfect for martinis and cocktails, but your kids don't have to know that. But this variation of the mini umbrellas aren't the kind you'd like to stick in your drink, but the kind your kids can have tons of fun with. They're cute, easy to make, and a fun af ...more
Funky Foam? This product is for kids and can be found in any arts and crafts store, and it's the key to making homemade stamps in this video crafty project. See how to make your own stamps with funky foam! It's cheeps and oh so simple. You can either create your own designs or ...more
This isn't your standard origami for kids. It's more like "craft-igami". The difference is the glue. Origami is strictly and art with paper— no epoxies required, but when you throw a little glue into the mix, it becomes the perfect kids project. This paper tulip flower is the ...more
This video shows some fun, inexpensive projects you can try for kids. There are several different crafts presented, beginning with Flubber, or Silly Putty. Mixing some glue, water and Borax in a bowl makes the same stuff you can buy in the store. The next craft is Crazy Crayon ...more
Even if you've put aside your percolator and have gone the way of the pod coffeemaker, there are still dozens of ways to use your leftover coffee filters. Incredibly cheap, absorbent, and shaped with a ruffle, coffee filters are useful in the kitchen, garden, and around the ho ...more
Explore your kid's creativity with crafts! Learn how to make bunny, Batman, pirate, butterfly, and many more masks out of foam in this free crafting video series. Part 1 of 23 - How to Make foam masks for kid's crafts. Make foam masks for kid's crafts - Part 2 of 23. Click thr ...more
What better way to display flowers in your home than in an adorable personalized vase? In this tutorial, learn how to make a flower vase with your kids and make a unique centerpiece for any table. Your kids will have fun with this project and will delight in seeing their maste ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to make a fun 3-D flower out of paper with your kids. These flowers are fun to make and will look adorable displayed in your home or on your refrigerator. If you are looking for something to display your cute bouquet in, check one of our tutorials o ...more
Help your child decorate their room! This tutorial shows you how to use craft foam to construct a curtain of flowers. In addition to the foam, you will also need a glitter pencil, decorative ribbon and a pair of kid safe craft scissors.
This purple skunk greeting card doubles as a Valentine's Day card and a kid's birthday card. It depicts a smiling purple skunk holding a cute bouquet of flowers, an adorable tableau that will perk up your recipient's day. Check out this crafting video for the how-to. Card us ...more
Lotus flowers have long been a symbol of longevity, balance, and peace. Find your own center even amidst bustling work schedules, kid play dates, and workday commutes by crafting a lotus flower. Whether you keep it on your desk as a reminder to breathe or simply enjoy the pea ...more
We can't guarantee that these candy trees will still be there the next day if you happen to have a few candy-obsessed kids running around the house! As short or as long as they last, these candy trees are a gorgeous compliment to your holiday decor. When untouched, these trees ...more
If the foam calla lily is too advanced for your kids, and the foam violets are too much purple for the eyes, then try out these simple flowers. Make a whole bouquet of them with your kids! They are really simple to make, and only require these materials: * Construction paper ...more
One of the most fun activities when you are a kid is making something pretty to bring home to mom. In this tutorial, learn how to make carnations out of toilet paper for a fun kid's craft. Carnations make a great craft for Valentines or Mother's Day and are easy to make with e ...more
This project may be more for you than your kids, but that doesn't mean your children won't have fun constructing this awesome crafts project! You can teach your kids about recycling, and build something wonderful and useful. A notes organizer is also a great idea for getting o ...more
We'd never turn down a perfectly baked, perfectly crunchy and flaky cookie, but the presentation does in fact add to the whole experience. Give your coworkers - or your kid's classmates - a treat this Valentine's Day by making these cookie bouquets. Take a look to learn how t ...more
This is an easy craft, though it does take some time. Start with a soft ball of florist foam, and then attach balsam boughs. Keep it watered, and it will last for several months in your house. Add ribbons and flowers for decoration!
This is a lovely craft project you can do with kids - make a bunch of acorns that you can use as fall or winter decorations. You will need: small foam balls, mod podge, brown acrylic paint, glitter and brown yarn for the cap.
This is a fun craft for a child of any age, which teaches how to make an octopus out of yarn. All you need besides the yarn is a pair of googly eyes, glue and scissors. And a few decorations, like a pom pom or foam flower, if you want.
This is an easy and fun craft for your kids which will teach them how to make a small basket out of construction paper. You can use it to hold candies, flowers or any other small children's articles. You just need some brightly colored paper, scissors, glue and a stapler.
This fun family craft shows you how to make a beautiful flower arrangement with your kids. Paper flowers are a fun activity and great gift for grandma, mom or a little girl friend! Watch this how to video tutorials to learn about making tissue paper flowers with your children.
Viewer-crafter Jenn Docherty shares her technique for making adorable needle-felted chicks. Materials needed are foam mat, wool roving, felting needle, wood skewer, needle black upholstery thread, sheet of felt (to use for beak), 34-gauge wire, 20-gauge black-coated craft wire ...more
Want to hand out lollipops to your kid's class for Valentine's Day? Then don't just phone it in by scouring the shelves at Target the night before for some Dora the Explorer paper valentines that you'll tape to the lollipops. Instead, craft this cheap mini flower pot to store ...more
In this video, we learn how to craft a magnet boat with kids. You will need: a paper clip, a small triangle piece of foam, 1 magnet, 1 recycled stick, 1 recycled popsicle stick 1 bead, and a hot glue gun. First, attach the toothpick to the bead, then glue the triangle to the t ...more
Some of the best kids activities are done right in your own home, recycling everyday items. For instance, an egg carton. What could you possibly make out of an old egg carton? This video will show you exactly what you could do! See how to make egg carton flowers. These decorat ...more
Sakura. What is it? If you don't know, your kids probably don't know, but they will after you teach them the meaning behind the word while sitting down to an afternoon of craft making. the Sakura is the Japanese flowering cherry, and you can teach your young ones all about it ...more
Simple Kids Crafts demonstrates how to make a decorative painted tin case for a mom's jewelry. To make the decorative case, you will need one recycled tin case with a lid, paint, and thick and thin paintbrushes. First, use the thin paintbrush to paint green stems of grass on t ...more
In this video, the Flowergod demonstrates how to make an Asian inspired arrangement with bamboo and colorful flowers. He starts with a low pot filled with craft foam and adds some very large leaves to the bottom. He then puts a sparse branchy twig in the middle along with seve ...more
This video is a demonstration of how to create a Grecian style flower arrangement in an urn. He starts with a green urn on a pedestal and puts in some craft foam. He uses two different kinds of green foliage, one with large leaves and one with lighter green smaller leaves arou ...more
This video is a demonstration of how to design a parallel flower arrangement. Every step in the process is shown in high speed format. He starts with a low, square pot and adds pieces of green craft foam. Then he adds foliage that comes out in all directions at a low level. He ...more
Martha Stewart and kids editorial director Jodi Levine shares ideas for decorating Easter eggs with crepe paper. Crepe paper is one of my favorite materials. It's actually tissue paper that has been reinforced with sizing and "creped," a crinkling method that yields a medium t ...more
This cute and colorful flower button is a perfect Spring craft project for the kids. Not only do you get rid of unwanted buttons but you can keep the kids busy and make a cheerful brooch all at the same time. A creative way to use up all those extra buttons, this floral acces ...more
Show up the other kids at school and bring your teacher a super-sized apple, well, paper-bag apple that is. Great project to do with the family or in the classroom. Create a festive apple using just paper-bag and some newspaper. Make a paper-bag apple that will be in season a ...more
Valentine's Day is a day full of clichés. Roses, chocolates, and a nice dinner are always at the top of the list, and while there's nothing wrong with any of those things, how...boring. These traditions may be great for florists and the greeting card industry, but for those wh ...more
Several years ago, I moved to Brooklyn, New York, just outside a Spanish neighborhood. It was here that I was introduced to chayote. Fast-forward to present day: I live in Los Angeles and buy several chayote squash a week to cook with—yes, I said several. It's so versatile and ...more
As a kid, my favorite part of Easter were the days leading up to the holiday, when my family would dye eggs. This became an enormous event in my household, as dozens and dozens of perfectly white eggs would become little oval canvases for arts and crafts. We generally eschewe ...more
Halloween night for most people with kids means tons of candy. That translates into tons of trash from candy wrappers. But even though you probably wouldn't think it, there's no shortage of alternative uses for those wrappers, from clothing and accessories to home decor. This ...more
Soda bread, corned beef and cabbage, and colcannon are all great dishes to serve up on St. Patrick's Day, but desserts really let your inner leprechaun come out to play. Not only can you have fun incorporating all kinds of tasty Irish liquors into baked goods, you get to dye t ...more
A well-executed jack-o'-lantern can be pretty damn impressive, but some of us lack the carving skills necessary to pull it off and end up disappointed. Sometimes you just don't want to put in all the time required to cut open a pumpkin, gut it, and chisel an elaborate face or ...more