Drive away rainy day blues by making a paper tropical fish in bright colors, jazzed up with multi-colored confetti.
This activity will help your child develop her fine motor skills and build spatial awareness,and it's a great way to jazz up snack time!
Make a beautiful waxed Easter egg relief drawing for a lesson in this unique art technique.
Here's an arts and crafts activity for preschoolers: try finger painting with corn syrup and food coloring to make bright, colorful works of art.
This adorable toy is fun to play with and easy to make. Even better, you should be able to find all the materials you need lying around your house.
Looking for a fun way to encourage imaginative play? Try crafting these animal dice with your preschooler.
Let your preschooler or pre-kindergartener use table salt and crayons in this arts and crafts activity to make a snow painting with a textured crystal effect.
With a little guidance from parents, youngsters can create a Christmas tree using their thumb as a stamp.
Repurpose those plastic shopping bags hiding in your house into a fun and exciting decoration your child can hang in her room!
Here's an arts and crafts activity that has your preschooler or pre-kindergartener bringing home the beach with this underwater beach scene.
Recycle your child's beloved old t-shirt by sewing it into a pillow! The results of activity are unique, decorative, creative, and never wasteful.
In this arts and crafts activity, help your preschooler make a yarn mosaic to improve her fine motor skills and color recognition at the same time.
Here's a quick and easy recipe for homemade play dough that doesn't involve any cooking! This bright and colorful modeling clay makes a great instant toy!
Here is a kindergarten activity that blends art and science by using magnets, paint, and objects found around the house to create a picture.
Learn how to make marbleized paper with simple everyday ingredients in this fun activity! Your child will learn about oil and water while doing this project.
this mosaic-inspired activity uses kid-friendly yarn and glue to help your kindergarten kid design her own vibrant, brightly-colored flower.
Kids generally can't come up with the cash to buy the bling they dream of giving mom. With this project, they can make her jewelry themselves!
Decorate eggs for Easter without the mess by making an Easter egg collage instead in this preschool arts and crafts activity.
Take some of the spirit of musical chairs and incorporate it into an indoor obstacle that will fine tune your child's motor skills!
Try this preschool arts and crafts activity: make wax art by melting crayon stubs in the oven and swirling the resulting pools of color into fabulous designs.
In this arts and crafts activity, help your preschooler make metal cloth embroidery art using only a metal screen, yarn, and other decorations!
You don't need to shell out big bucks to keep them in fingerpaint. With this recipe, you can stew up their favorite colors, right in your own kitchen.
This versatile clay-like material hardens if left out and can be used for building sand castles, forts, and even school projects.
Blend art and science in this hands-on activity that shows your kindergartener how primary colors combine to make secondary colors.
Teach your child how to create lots and lots of line designs by wrapping string around wooden blocks, and using them to create line-filled prints.
Your preschool or pre-kindergarten child can turn hard candy into colorful faux glass ornaments with this holiday arts and crafts activity.
Is your kindergartener getting tired of the standard art supplies? How about making a mosaic? This recipe is kinder safe, no broken glass involved!
What IS That Thing? is a game for kids of all ages that uses scrap paper and junk from around the house! A great way to recycle, reduce, and reuse.
This clay doesn't need to go into the oven. Brew up a batch, let your child shape it, and dry overnight. By morning, it's ready for paint. Perfect for holidays!
Your preschooler will engage his senses by making a scented pumpkin to decorate your house.
Introduce your kindergartener to some art history by showing him how to create an everyday object print, Andy Warhol-style.
What if your child couldn't see the pictures of a picture book? In this activity, she'll listen to a story without looking at the images, and create her own.
Here's an arts and crafts activity for your preschooler or pre-kindergartener: use a salad spinner to paint fun designs on paper.
Introduce your young artist to this art form with this fun and creative activity, which blends arts and crafts with patterning for hidden math practice!
Create fun and imaginative works of art by using trucks to paint on paper in this preschool arts and crafts activity.
Add some fun to arts and crafts by having your child make a self portrait using nature as her palette.
Lacing is a great way to practice hand-eye coordination, which helps with writing. Turn it into a fun preschool art project, by stringing up some ABCs!
Create colorful paintings using the turntable on an old record player, and help your child experiment with color and movement!
Make this stylish tote bag out of a T-shirt, and make a difference for the planet.
Make unique jewelry and accessories using photos and shrinkable plastic sheets! It's like Shrinky Dinks, but better.
Here's an arts and crafts activity for your preschooler or pre-kindergartener: create ironed wax paper with crayon shavings, wax paper, and an iron!
When the wind starts blowing, you and your child can plant a sponge garden in the comfort of your own kitchen. Here's how:
This sunshiny art project is perfect for a rainy day and it helps preschoolers with fine motor skills.
Your preschooler will have a great time using paints on a foil background to create a stunning, shiny work of art!
Why buy musical instruments when you can make your own castanets quicker than you can say, "ole!"
Want to create some really unusual paintings? With a small container of bubbles and some paint, kids can put soap suds to work, and make some beautiful prints.
Here's a fun way for your preschooler to practice making predictions. Shake up marbles covered in paint to see what colorful design you'll make!
Explore the changing seasons with your preschooler by helping her create a cork-stamped masterpiece.
Give your preschooler the opportunity to work on color recognition and fine motor skills while creating a beautiful tie-dyed piece of art!
This hanging wall pot made from homemade clay is a perfect arts and crafts activity for preschoolers.
In this fun activity, frozen cubes of paint provide your preschooler with a cool new way to paint a masterpiece.
Here's a fun arts and crafts activity for preschoolers: make papier-mache bracelets decorated with tempera paint and felt pens.
Forget markers or crayons. For a really unusual art project, close the art supply cabinet, and crack open the pantry! Use rice to make pictures.
Make a colorful rock mosaic that will help your child practice her patterns, shapes, and colors while making a beautiful work of art!
Here's a fun painting activity that lets your preschoolers blow the paint around on the paper rather than using a paintbrush. Here's how to get started:
Try this fun and interactive collage activity with your preschooler to teach her the "building blocks" of math and architecture.
Make a periscope with milk cartons and mirrors! This preschool activity is great for playing secret agent and learning simple physics.
Using water, corn syrup, and sequins, your child can create a unique art project while exploring what happens when different liquids are mixed together!
Craft your own Mardi Gras wreath to celebrate the holiday and help your kid build her fine motor skills while you're at it!
Create an ever-lasting bouquet of flowers using plastic straws and tissue paper!
This painting activity uses gross motor skills to create art and home made wrapping paper using paint, an easy holiday activity for your child.
Put those paper bowls to good use! Enjoy a preschool classic craft, great for passing the time on a rainy afternoon.
Make a vintage-style cardboard treasure box using leathery boiled paper colored with fabric dye.
Be the mane attraction by creating a lion out of leaves! This wild craft keeps kids engaged and makes for fabulous art.
Try this art activitythat has your preschooler making chaotic paint designs with just a paintbrush pendulum!
Perfect for a hot summer day, this cool arts and crafts activity has your preschooler painting a beautiful, textured print from seashells.
Try this simple preschool arts and crafts activity: make a plaster of Paris sculpture in a plastic sandwich bag!
Let your child experience the fun of collage art while jumping into a little bee science by helping him make his very own bee-utiful busy bee.
Make these homemade shell fossils and introduce your child to the wonders of science!
This art-project-turned-anatomy-lesson will give your child a larger than life model for scientific scrutiny, right down to the movable legs!
Preschoolers can ply their creativity making recycled egg carton masks in this clever eco-friendly arts and crafts activity.
Here's a fun preschool arts and crafts activity: make homemade clay bead jewelry. All you need is flour, cornstarch, and salt to get started.