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Art projects for kids. Explore painting, drawing, sculpting and more art mediums with these kids friendly crafts.

DIY light up Valentine. Make a simple circuit with this STEAM activity for kids. Free printable.

Simple Circuit Light Up Valentine

Simple Circuit Light Up Valentine This year my kids are making simple circuit light up Valentine’s for their teachers using a printable heart template. I think it’s so cute that I’m sharing the free printable with you too! But first you’ll need supplies to make a light bulb light up using batteries. It’s an easy […]

Easy origami heart made from the pages of a magazine. DIY oragami heart tutorial. This is a fun paper craft for anyone in the family!

Easy Origami Heart made from Old Magazines

Easy Origami Hearts made from Old Magazines Have you ever tried origami? The art of folding paper into different shapes is gaining in popularity though it’s not a new idea. I’ve been using this easy origami heart tutorial for years and is one of the most popular ways of folding a paper heart you’ll find […]

Snowflakes made out of recycled egg cartons! Winter craft for kids using egg cups.

Egg Carton Snowflake Craft for Kids

We’re always looking for great ways to upcyle used food containers into fun craft activities. Now that winter is on it’s way we’re ready for some snow themed crafts. Make this cute snowflake craft for kids as the air gets colder. It’s a great project to show kids from ages toddler and up how things […]

Make a gratitude book from recycled materials! Teach gratitude for kids with this simple diy craft for fall.

DIY Gratitude Book Thanksgiving Craft for Kids

  Making a Gratitude Book is a fun Thanksgiving craft idea that will be sure to teach kids about gratitude. Not only is it fun, but the possibilities for personalization and materials are endless! We made our look like a turkey complete with scrap paper feathers, but you could also decorate yours with leaves or other items. […]

Popsicle Stick Fall Bat Craft for Kids

Bats are such interesting animals! Being nocturnal we often associate them with spooky fall nights but are bats really that scary? Bats are actually pretty fascinating. Quick Bat Facts: Bats help control the insect population and some even work as pollinators There are over 1000 species of bats and only 3 of them live off […]

Cute craft using recycled egg cartons. Recycled egg carton bugs for kids.

Recycled Egg Carton Bugs

Recycled Egg Carton Bugs for Kids I love this craft making egg carton bugs with recycled egg cartons! My 2 year old daughter had a blast painting the “bug” bodies! This is a great activity for ages toddler and older, and would make a fun addition to a Very Hungry Caterpillar preschool unit. There are so […]

A Simple Heart Craft, or Two!

Love is in the air! We love these 2 simple heart crafts good for a rainy day! Button Heart Green Kid Crafts delights kids each month with eco-friendly craft and STEAM activities delivered right to their door through our company’s craft subscription box program. Kids are sent a monthly Discovery Box, which is packed with between 5-8 […]

Make heart shaped crayons from broken or unused crayon pieces. Great for coloring any time of year and for Valentine's Day gifts!

Homemade Heart Crayons

Make these beautiful homemade heart shaped crayons from broken and unused crayons you have around the house. Making these crayon hearts is super simple and kids love coloring with their rainbow hearts! Supplies: Broken or unused crayons Silicone baking mold with heart shaped cups Directions: Take the paper off the crayons.  This takes awhile and you […]

pool noodle craft

Noodle Bot – STEM Activities for Kids

STEM Robot Pool Noodle Craft STEM activities for kids is the combination of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Here, we add an “A” for “Art” to turn STEM into STEAM.  By encouraging creative thinking and problem solving in your child you are helping prepare for your child’s future success by developing their divergent thinking skills! Combine drawing and […]

Draw Bot

Create your own draw bot! When you think about art, you might not think about computers, robots and machines. But many artists use technology in all sorts of ways to create works of art. And as far we are concerned, you’re never too young to start mixing art with robotics! Supplies:  old cd, markers, tape, […]

Butterfly Feet Painting

What a great idea! Feet that turn into butterfly artwork! Supplies: 1 canvas, paints of your choosing, paint brush, marker Step 1: Paint the bottom of your child’s feet with the paint you have selected Step 2: Have your child press their painted left foot onto the RIGHT center of the canvas , this will be […]