Steven M. L. Aronson: Presidents: Fandex Family Field Guides
Otha Richard Sullivan: Black Stars: African American Women Scientists and Inventors
Faith Ringgold: Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky
James Daley: Great Speeches by African Americans
Christopher Paul Curtis: Bud, Not Buddy
Chrisanne Beckner: 100 African-Americans Who Shaped American History
Les Beletsky: Bird Songs: 250 North American Birds in Song
Thornton W. Burgess: The Burgess Bird Book for Children
Carol Lerner: Backyard Birds of Winter
Poetry for Young People: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Joanna Foster: George Washington's World
Jeanne Bendick: Along Came Galileo
Peter Sis: Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei
Peter Sis: The Tree of Life: Charles Darwin
Kristan Lawson: Darwin and Evolution for Kids: His Life and Ideas with 21 Activities
Doreen Rappaport: Abe's Honest Words
Genevieve Foster: Abraham Lincoln's World
Laurie Carlson: Thomas Edison for Kids: His Life and Ideas, 21 Activities
Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Little House Collection Box Set
Robert Burleigh: Home Run: The Story of Babe Ruth
popsicle stick and yarn spider web craft Buggy and Buddy bat clothespin craft for Halloween Pysselbolaget paper plate pumpkin craft for kids Thriving Home box skeleton mobile Activity Village healthy Halloween party snack ideas Weelicious
10/28/2015 in 12+ years old, 18 mos to 2 years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, All Ages, Crafts, Edibles, Family, Group, Halloween Crafts, Party Ideas | Permalink
finger-painted pumpkinsMomDot spider softies kids can make Indigo Stitches hand-painted Halloween party cups Willowday free Halloween coloring page to print Mr Printables cotton ball ghosts Halloween craft for kids Thriving Home
10/26/2015 in 12+ years old, 18 mos to 2 years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, All Ages, Family, Group, Halloween Crafts, Party Ideas, Printables & Downloads, Sewing & Stitchery | Permalink
Summer is the perfect time for kids to try their hand at making garden stepping stones. We Bloom Here shares a tutorial that shows just how easy it is so be sure to check it out.
07/27/2015 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Creating Keepsakes, Family, Garden, Gifts to Make, Group, Outside, Summer Crafts | Permalink
Purple Twig shares how they made these sun prints featuring natural items such as flowers, leaves, and twigs. I love how they are mounted on boards with string attached so they are ready to be displayed at home.
07/27/2015 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Family, Gifts to Make, Group, Homeschooling, Mother's Day Crafts, Photography, Printmaking, Spring Crafts, Summer Crafts | Permalink
If you are looking for a great way to introduce poetry to children take a look at this spine poetry idea at What Do We Do All Day. Fun for all ages and adults too!
07/27/2015 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Activities, Family, Group, Homeschooling, Poetry & Rhymes | Permalink
To-Made has a tutorial for this colorful totem pole craft that's easy to make from tin cans and cardboard. Here are couple of totem pole book recommendations for kids to learn more about this amazing artform: Totem Tale by Deb Vanesse Totem Pole by Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith*This post contains affiliate links - thanks for your support!
07/20/2015 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Art History, Building/3 Dimensional, Crafts, Cultural & World Crafts, Family, Group, Recycled Crafts | Permalink
I love the color and texture combinations of these dyed macaroni and pompom necklaces found at Willowday.
07/20/2015 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Family, Group, Wearables | Permalink
If you've got a handful of corks sitting around, click over to Little Monster for a tutorial on how to make these adorable cork stick puppets.
07/20/2015 in 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Family, Group, Puppets, Recycled Crafts, Toys to Make | Permalink
You'll love the pretty results of painting on wood beads, bangles, and coasters and the kids will love making them. Your big box craft store carries a variety of wood items ready for painting but you should also check out your local thrift store too. Get the details at We Are Scout.
07/07/2015 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Art, Bead Crafts, Crafts, Family, Gifts to Make, Group, Paint, Wood Crafts | Permalink
Find out how to make this charming bead and straw mobile at PBS Parents. The tutorial includes a free printable and video.
07/07/2015 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Bead Crafts, Building/3 Dimensional, Crafts, Family, Group, Mobiles, Garland, Bunting & Wreaths | Permalink
Are you looking for a classic summer craft to do with the kids? Visit Cakies for the tutorial on how to make these kid friendly bead and braided friendship bracelet.
07/07/2015 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Bead Crafts, Family, Group, Summer Crafts, Wearables | Permalink
fun confetti popper craft and game for 4th of July via Pi'ikea Street patriotic duct tape bunting DIY via Chic California red, white, and blue star 4th of July sun catcher craft for kids via The Suburban Mom American flag toddler craft via Toddler Approved! free July 4th Bingo printable via Studio DIY cardboard rocket ship craft via hello, Wonderful patriotic melty bead bike name plates via Willowday sparkly July 4th lantern DIY via Fantastic Fun and Learning easy red, white, and blue wind twirlers craft for kids via Happy Hooligans salt and paint firework pictures via Sassydealz exploding chocolate strawberry treats (with Pop Rocks!) via Pink Stripey Socks firecracker popsicle treats for 4th of July Freutcake July 4th shrink plastic craft for kids via The Silly Pearl free 4th of July printable to color and decorate via The Imagination Box chalk fireworks on the driveway via Almost Unschoolers There are so many more great 4th of July crafts in the archives, check them out!
06/30/2015 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Activities, Crafts, Edibles, Family, Fourth of July Crafts, Group, Recycled Crafts | Permalink
Martha Stewart Living (COR): Martha Stewart's Favorite Crafts for Kids: 175 Projects for Kids of All Ages to Create, Build, Design, Explore, and Share
Margaret Bloom: Making Peg Dolls and More: Toys That Spin, Fly and Bring Sweet Dreams (Crafts and Family Activities)
Jean Van't Hul: The Artful Parent: Simple Ways to Fill Your Family's Life with Art and Creativity--Includes over 60 Art Projects for Children Ages 1 to 8
Susan Schwake: Art Lab for Kids: 52 Creative Adventures in Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Paper, and Mixed Media-For Budding Artists of All Ages
Amie Plumley: Sewing School: 21 Sewing Projects Kids Will Love to Make
Marie Hablitzel: Draw Write Now, Book 1: On the Farm-Kids and Critters-Storybook Characters
Mona Brookes: Drawing with Children
Ed Emberley: Ed Emberley's Fingerprint Drawing Book
MaryAnn F. Kohl: Discovering Great Artists
Deanna F. Cook (editor): FamilyFun Crafts
Petra Berger: Feltcraft: Making Dolls, Gifts and Toys