Tag Archives: Moon

Kids’ Crafts: The Night Sky

My 7 year old niece has always been interested in astronomy. Ever since she was a toddler she has been calling me and my husband with questions about the universe, the stars, sun  and planets. Let’s just say it’s a good thing we have the internet at our fingertips! I’ve found that the best way to educate our little ones about scientific processes, to answer their questions or to highlight what they learn at school, is to find relevant arts and crafts projects we can do at home.

Floracraft makes a solar system kit that you can make at home with the kids to demonstrate the basic ideas of how the solar system functions.

Floracraft Solar System Set

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Kid’s Crafts: Fresh Ideas for the Sensory Table

Long Winters with little ones means it’s time brainstorm fresh ideas for the sensory table  in your classroom or at home. Sensory table activities are educational and hands on fun for young children. Here are some new ideas to try – all can be made at home! I hope these inspire your little ones to build, experiment and play in their own ways!

If your little ones are like the ones I know and love, they want to play in the snow without gloves. If that’s the case, or if the weather is still in the negative digits where you are, this indoor Sparkle Snow can be a nice compromise.

Sparkle SnowGrowing a Jeweled Rose

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