It isn't a new gadget, but the EyeClops Mini Projector still makes a great stocking stuffer for Christmas Day. It's great for kids to play with, but for techies— it's sure to be something fun to hack and mod this holiday season. The EyeClops Mini Projector looks more like Wal ...more
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Want to celebrate New Year's Eve, but haven't a clue how to do so? Maybe some of these New Year's Eve pa rty ideas will help you bring in 2011. These New Year's Eve ideas include things like cheap DIY decorations, cool 2011 party glasses, exotic jellyfish shooters, and even k ...more
How to Build a Basic BirdhouseMaybe you were outside in your back yard and you noticed that it seemed a little lonely and empty. Our maybe you have young kids that love to experience wild life in their own back yard. Whatever reason you have for searching out this article, you ...more
Deadly natural disasters can happen at any moment— earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis, floods, fires and especially tornadoes. That's why you have to be prepared. According to Secrets of Survival: The greatest and most frequent tornado occurrences happen in the United States. ...more
Looking for a cool kids project? Expose your kids to the sun and make an impression at the same time!
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
Who’d have thought that crumpled paper was good for anything but the trashcan? With this easy technique, you can transform tissue paper into pretty pieces of art. This is a fun kids craft project. You will need cardboard, double sided contact paper, tissue paper, and scissors. ...more
Whether you're a teacher or a fantastic parent, this kids activity is a must for young children. Learn how you and your kids can create a wonderful and colorful paper train, perfect for a wall decoration at school. There's nothing to this kids craft project, except the followi ...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
Get crafty this weekend with your kids by incorporating a fun arts & crafts project into the mix of weekend activities! In this Simple Kid's Crafts tutorial, learn how to make an adorable pencil topper out of pipe cleaners! This activity is perfect for children kindergarden ag ...more
Have fun with your kids this weekend and incorporate an arts & crafts project into your weekend activities! In this Simple Kid's Crafts tutorial, learn how to make a teddy bear out of pom poms, perfect for children kindergarden age and up. Get your children's creative juices p ...more
Teach your children how to tell time by infusing a fun craft project into your lesson! In this short tutorial hosted by Simple Kid's Crafts, learn how to make an easy paper plate clock for children ages kindergarden and up. Get your kids ahead of the curve through fun and educ ...more
Looking for a fun and creative project to do with your kids this weekend? In this arts & crafts tutorial, learn how to make custom designer flip flops or sandles - that your kids will not only enjoy making, but wearing! Learn how to complete this neat crafty project with the h ...more
Jewelry making may be too advanced for your young ones, but these wire rings are the exception. It's the perfect project for your kids, and it's easy and fun. There's hardly any materials involved in making this wire rings, and your girls will wear them forever! At least, unti ...more
This is a great project to do with kids. Learn how to make a funky rubber necklace.
Interesting in making your own music box? This video will walk you through the steps to creating your own makeshift music box, and the main ingredient… a musical greeting card. This is a really easy idea that's perfect for a gift box during the holidays. So simple, so easy. A ...more
In this video tutorial, go into the world of Harry Potter and learn how to make your own Harry Potter magic wand. For this magic wand project, you'll need an LED, copper wire, colored markers, plaster, and a straw. Sure, it's not the best magic wand ever, but it's nice and che ...more
Magic Sand will retain it's shape when poured into water and then when the water is poured off, the sand will still be dry. I bet you 3M never imagined Scotch guard could be used for something like this! A great project for the kids (or those of you who are really just grown-u ...more
Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more
In this instructional video clip series, our expert will show you how to make many types of simple crafts with your children using easy to find materials. Show you child how to make simple Christmas and holiday crafts, projects using simple materials like clothes hangers and c ...more
Learn how to make an origami paper star for Christmas. Fun project to do with kids. This origami animation is brief and to the point. If you are looking for a no frills origami tutorial, this video is for you!
Watch this video to learn how to make a Native American rattle. Easy & cool project to do with kids.
Watch this video to learn how to make beaded elastic bracelets. This is a great project to do with kids!
Make a candle with these awesome take-away craft kits. This is a great project for adults and kids. Watch this video to learn how!
Looking for a fun, simple project to do with your kids this winter season? This cheap and simple art project won't cost you a dime. Learn to make Christmas snowflakes with paper, and pretty soon you'll have great decorations to hang up on the windows.
Even though this project seems easy for you, your kids will find it a challenge… a wonderful challenge that will keep them being creative. Their love of animals will keep them wanting more, and this lion stick puppet will give them tons of fun. See how to make the paper lion i ...more
Your yard is full of free crafting opportunities! In this tutorial, learn how to take an ordinary stone and turn it into an adorable ladybug. In this craft project, grab a nice flat stone, some paints and some googly eyes and put together a cute little friend for your kids to ...more
A fun way to display photos and artwork in your home is with homemade frames. Keep the crafty feeling of the art and make a colorful frame for display. This project can be done with kids of any age, and they will love helping to decorate their rooms or play areas. These frames ...more
Systm is the Do-It-Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to make a motion ...more
Watch this video to learn how to make a bling bling dog tag necklace with crystal flatbacks. This is a great project to do with kids!
One of the easiest and cheapest ways to craft jewelry is out of paper! In this tutorial, learn how to make fun bracelets and necklaces with paper 'beads'. This eco-friendly project is best for kids that are a little bit older, and can be worn by anyone! So the next time you ne ...more
When it comes to the holidays or times when your kids need a costume urgently for their dance recital or play fast, sewing projects take far too much time. When time is an issue, why not make these no-sew cute headbands with pom poms? All it takes is some glue and pom poms, a ...more
This project is great for anyone who is new to origami, or a project you can do with your kids. Take a regular piece of origami paper (10 cm by 10 cm) and follow the instructions in this video to fold your own origami fox.
Want something that will both keep your children occupied while you're busy cooking Thanksgiving dinner, while still getting them into the spirit of the holiday? Here are some great ideas for art and craft projects you can give your kids, like turkey tags and paper napkin rings.
A diorama is an attractive craft to present a school science project or book report. You'll need some boxes, paint, glue, and a few small figurines. Pick a theme, and use these tips so your kids can make an A+ project!
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
Betty Crocker does it again. These beautifully decorated cupcakes are perfect for a Thanksgiving project. Watch this video and learn how to make your own turkey cupcakes. Don't forget to use the candy corn to make the turkey's feathers and beak. Your kids will love this creati ...more
This is Magpie Time, a new show dedicated to teaching arts and crafts to children in an accessible and entertaining manner by re-using found everyday objects in creative ways. Think responsible, green craftiness that engages kids in fun arts and craft projects that use things ...more
These paper design projects make perfect kid's activities, or an activity for the whole family. These eco-friendly ornaments are made from recycled scrap strips. When you're done, you can hang them to decorate your home!
Crayola Washable Watercolors offer the best and brightest watercolor painting experience, without the mess! They come in a variety of vibrant colors that blend smoothly for more color-mixing possibilities. Washability you can trust™! This video has great ideas for projects to ...more
Many craft projects for children center around kids making soap. Recipes often call for Soap Flakes and people wonder how that would work. Especially note how only a little water is needed to bind the Soap Flakes together into a dough-like ball.
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
This video, for simplekidscrafts.com, tells us how to make an origami necktie. This is a very easy crafts project, suitable for kids and adults alike. It doesn't require a long list of materials, only a sheet of origami paper is needed. The sheet of paper is then folded ten ti ...more
Take a look at this science how-to video to see how to make a homemade compass. It's very easy to build your own DIY compass and is a great science project for the kids. You only need a few materials: a tea light (candle), a magnet, tape and a bowl of water. Take the candle o ...more
Crayola Crayons are the classic kids' art tool. They are the colors generations have grown up with - from red, yellow, and blue to gold, copper and silver, too! A great project to do with your kids!
It may look like a modern take on Oliver Twist but, we assure you, this is for real. Before you get too alarmed, however, you should note that the headline reads "how to steal cars" and not simply "to steal cars." We are, after all, dealing with the fine people at Machine Pro ...more
What's Christmas without a tree topper? To make your own unique tree topper, try this paper plate angel tree topper. Decorate however you like with glitter and markers, and you'll soon have a special tree topper that no one else hads. This is a great project to do with your kids.
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 crafts idea is a great project to do with your kids - create personalized Thanksgiving placemats for all your dinner guests, and then laminate them to keep them from getting dirty (and so you can use them for next year's Thanksgiving, too!)
Pipe cleaners are for more than just cleaning. They're a perfect craft item that can be used to make a variety of different things, thanks to their flexibility. And that's all you need to make some wonderful, colorful butterflies. A butterfly pipe cleaner is the perfect projec ...more
Wow, kids and their wild imaginations... Monster Engine is a gallery of kids drawings copied by painter Dave Devries. The project began in 1998, when Devries posed the simple question: What would a child's drawing look like if it were painted realistically? "It began at the ...more
We have all experienced a screwed up heart, and in this episode of "Look Learn & Create" we learn to turn that experience into some cute art! Author Christi Fraise teaches Stefan Gerard to make polymer clay 'screwed up hearts'. By following along, we too can have an angst-fill ...more
A spectrometer is an optical instrument used to measure properties of light over a specific portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. This video will show you how to make a spectrometer out of a cereal box and a compact disc. This spectroscope is sure to amaze your kids for a n ...more
Learn how to make these brightly colored monkeys using Crayola Color Surge markers with this tutorial. You will need Crayola Color Surge Markers and Paper, school glue, erasable colored pencils, scissors, and recycled cardboard pieces. These brightly colored monkeys are a fun ...more
Little boy tells how to make a caterpillar from an egg carton. A great project to do with your kids!
This amazing modeling material is light and easy to work with. It hardens without cracking and will stay fresh if kept inside of its container. It will also stick well to almost any surface (cardboard, plastic, wire, wood) without glue. A great project to do with your kids!
Watch Rosie O'Donnell's Crafty U web show to learn to create beautiful works of art using sand. Have fun experimenting with different colors and designs. This is a great craft project to do with your kids! Create sand art. Click through to watch this video on blip.tv
This video demonstrates how to make a accessory box. It's a quick and easy project to do with your kids. They have the benefit of ending up with a utility box they can store their trinkets in.
Looking for a fun project to do with your kids? Try making decorative paper at home with flower petals and bits of recyclable paper. Supplies needed to make paper are 2 identical wooden frames, the cheapest you can find, a piece of screening, duct tape scissors, sponge, bucket ...more
This is a project to keep your kids entertained. It is also a great way to practice hand eye coordination and motor skills. The materials that you are going to need are; construction paper and something to cut the paper with.Depending on the age of the child you can use 3 colo ...more