Show your child the solar system and let him explore the stars and space by making his own version of it; it's easy and fun!
Put a twist on traditional oil painting with this fun science activity that you and your first grader can do together.
This alphabet bottle is fun to make and a great activity to keep your preschool child busy, while helping her recognize letters in a creative way.
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.
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 an arts and crafts activity for preschoolers: try finger painting with corn syrup and food coloring to make bright, colorful works of art.
Kids love making shapes with Play-Doh, so they'll love creating their own colorful playful clay!
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!
Ever wonder where paint comes from? This recipe works well with preschoolers because of its consistency and its natural nontoxicity.
Make homemade face paint with just three ingredients. It's simple, easy, and a whole lot of fun!
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!
Give your child a taste of classic art with this famous painting, Girl with a Pearl Earring. As she colors, she'll learn a bit of art history.
Share a famous work of art to color with your child! This painting by impressionist painter, Claude Monet, features his wife and son.
Introduce your child to a famous impressionist painter, Claude Monet, with a coloring page of one of his famous haystacks paintings.
Color a real masterpiece with this art history coloring page! You and your child can color Starry Night, by Vincent Van Gogh.
Make unique jewelry and accessories using photos and shrinkable plastic sheets! It's like Shrinky Dinks, but better.
With this hands-on activity, you'll show how fall colors are hidden in the leaf all year long!
Is your child looking for a fun way to show her love of Halloween spirit? She'll love creating these simple and fun spider rings.
Get into the Halloween spirit by creating creepy (but cute) spiders from paper egg cartons, paint, and pipe cleaners.
Arrange a cluster glitter pumpkins on your dining table or use them as individual place cards to add a little sparkle to your next fall party.
Make ghost decorations for Halloween! They're made out of paper towels and are a cinch to create!
Your budding artist can cut and fold his way into making this spooky hanging spider mobile, honing his fine-motor skills and concept of balance.
These paper pumpkins will make festive centerpieces in your home this Halloween season.
Use this fun project to create unique works of art using the power of the sun! This is a great science and art project to do on a sunny day!
Kids get creative as they experiment with fabrics and textures to create their very own collagraphs.
Encourage your preschooler's creativity with this exciting art project! Every "scratch art" drawing is unique and colorful!
Looking for a funky new way to paint? Try paint dough, a sparkling pasty paint made from just three kitchen ingredients!
Blend art and science in this hands-on activity that shows your kindergartener how primary colors combine to make secondary colors.
In this fun activity, frozen cubes of paint provide your preschooler with a cool new way to paint a masterpiece.
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.
As your middle-schooler makes a beautiful and unique greeting card, he'll also be learning about two key properties of liquids: surface tension and density.
In this activity, kids use sponges to make textured stamps for homemade, artistic Valentine's Day cards.
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.
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.
Make an eye catching sun catcher with your child that not only brightens any window but also builds his fine motor skills and creativity.
Most people throw out soaked tea bags after use, but artists know a secret--tea bags can be a great medium for creating one-of-a-kind modern art.
This beaded wind chime is fun to make, and it gets kids experimenting with patterns, a key kindergarten math skill.
Sure, you can go out and buy a box of Valentine cards--but for a special message try this simple craft activity to make someone's day.
In this arts and crafts activity, work with your preschooler to transform a cardboard box into a puppet theater and put on your own puppet drama.
Celebrate Read Across America with a Dr. Seuss-themed craft: make a paper plate elephant costume modeled after Horton from Horton Hears a Who!
Create a beautiful tissue paper lantern with your child to help brighten up a special occasion.
This fun art project is a great way to introduce your child to some basic geometry.
Celebrate the changing seasons with this fun, hands-on art activity that will teach your child about the different colors of the seasons.
If there's a special person in your fourth grader's life, show him how to create this beautiful photo frame luminary as an extra special Valentine's Day gift!
Featuring plenty of good old fashioned squishy, gooey fun without the mess, this compromise of an art project is sure to please little ones and grown-ups alike.
This project reuses freebie magnets to make one-of-a-kind magnets for your one-of-a-kind kid!
Watch your children's delight as he crafts his teacher a cinnamon Christmas ornament--and learns some valuable measuring skills in the process!
Enjoy the fragrant scents of the holiday season with this pomander activity. A perfect arts and crafts project for preschool or kindergarten age children.
Using brightly colored tissue paper, your kindergartener can make "stained glass" eggs that look almost as glorious as the real thing!
This activity provides a solution to all those leaves on your doorstep, while also giving your child a fun science lesson.
This science project lets kids explore what happens when water and paper interact, and it produces homemade paper perfect for gift tags or stationery.