Creative parenting

Each month we will post new ideas for childrens craft activities and science projects that kids and adults can do together. These free childrens crafts and science activities should be fun for one creative parenting more kids as long as the adults plan to be involved too.

The crafts supplies needed will be items commonly found in most households. It could be anything from an empty milk carton to a newspaper. Pipe Cleaners – ideas for making your own creations. Halloween Crafts – kids can make stuff to scare anyone this Halloween. Thanksgiving Crafts – crafts for the Thanksgiving Day. Flight – How airplanes fly and other experiments. Scroll down the page to find all the ideas in the craft and activity index list.

Read the the Creative Kids Blog to find out our experiences crafts and activities or try Arncraft  for creative projects using recycled materials. To find all the projects in the Free Kids Crafts and Science Activities Library, pick one of the categories on the right or scroll down the page to find the detailed lists of childrens craft projects and science activities. There are craft projects for holidays, ideas for a child’s birthday party, science experiments, childrens games, and lots of family fun. You will find simple craft projects for young children, and ideas that will interest older kids. Some activities just take 10 or 15 minutes, others could take hours or days depending on your child’s interest. Some of the craft projects can get a bit messy, but the kids love these ideas. If you don’t want to do all the clean-up, let the kids know before you start that they will be participating in the clean-up too.

Be sure to encourage your child’s creativity. Try not to have expectations of how the finished art work should look. Often a child sees the world from a different point of view. Crafting together gives you a chance to see through your child’s eyes. If you are working on a craft with a young child, try not to do identical craft projects.

If your child is drawing a nature scene, maybe you could draw an apple. Children need time to develop their creative skills without being discouraged by comparisons to adult projects. Note for Parents: Every parent must use their own judgment in choosing which crafts and activities are safe for their own children. While Creative Kids at Home makes every effort to provide activity ideas that are safe and fun for children it is your responsibility to choose the activities that are safe in your own home. Pick from the links above or scroll down this page to find lots of ideas for your and your children to have with childrens craft ideas and kids science projects. Experience the thrill of well behaved kids overnight with this One-Of-A-Kind, Powerful New Parenting Tool! Watch as the Wheel of Better Behavior changes the atmosphere in your home overnight.

Homework gets done, clothes get picked up, arguing stopsin short, the Wheel produces great kids and a stress free environment! The mere presence of the Wheel will have a marked effect on your kids. Chances are, you’ll seldom even have to spin it! Fun Kids Activities – fun kids crafts and activities for children of all ages. Younger kids can learn from these science projects but need adult help and lots of supervision. Holiday Activities – theme craft projects for kids for everything from Valentine’s Day to Christmas crafts. Birthday Parties ideas for children birthday parties including themes and how to suggestions.

Kids Games – ideas for games for kids. You’ll find everything from ideas for car games, to games for a group of kids. Fun Foods for Kids – fun foods that are both a children’s craft idea and fun to eat! Summer Kids Crafts – what are your kids doing this summer?