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
These cute pompom bunnies at Ikat Bag are a little bigger than your typical pompom and make a wonderful gift or party favor.
09/11/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Crafts, Gifts to Make, Group, Parent Made, Party Ideas, Toys to Make, Yarn Crafts | Permalink
Colorful embroidery floss is just about all you need for kids to make these tassel necklaces found at Cakies.
08/15/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Group, Wearables, Yarn Crafts | Permalink
Here's a wonderful way to record your summer vacation memories by making them into a mobile. Sweet drawings of favorite memories make this a keepsake that will be around much longer than some store-bought souvenir. Details are at Classic Play.
08/04/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Building/3 Dimensional, Crafts, Creating Keepsakes, Drawing & Illustration, Family, Mobiles, Garland, Bunting & Wreaths, Summer Crafts, Yarn Crafts | Permalink
Creative Jewish Mom shares a great use for styrofoam trays by using them for simple yarn stitchery.
07/28/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Family, Group, Recycled Crafts, Yarn Crafts | Permalink
4th of July felt medal brooches via AssociaLiving painted acrylic American flag pendant DIY via Hands Occupied paper sack flag hats via Spoonful bike decorating ideas for 4th of July parades via Classic Play crepe paper flag DIY Meaningful Mama American flag hand print heartsvia Pink Stripey Socks tissue paper stars votive candle holder via Crafts Unleashed fork firework prints via Crafty Morning patriotic beaded necklace craft for kids via Buggy and Buddy iced graham cracker treat that look like fireworks via Rhubarb Sky sponge painted American flag craft via No Time For Flashcards yarn printed fireworks craft for kids via Warm Hot Chocolate pipecleaner printed firework t-shirts via The Mother Huddle American flag collage art project via Deep Space Sparkle 4th of July popsicle stick flag craft via Kids Activities Blog
07/02/2014 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Art, Bead Crafts, Crafts, Family, Felt and Felting, Fourth of July Crafts, Group, Paint, Paper Crafts, Printmaking, Sewing & Stitchery, Themes, Wearables, Yarn Crafts | Permalink
Learn Play Imagine shares a way to make your own experimental paint brushes with yarn. Kids will love mixing colors and seeing the different effects created from various lengths of yarn.
06/18/2014 in 12+ years old, 18 mos to 2 years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Art, Experiential, Family, Group, Paint, Yarn Crafts | Permalink
Untrendy Mom shares the DIY for these homemade instruments made from sticks wrapped with yarn and a few bells. Try this in red, white, and blue for 4th of July!
06/17/2014 in 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Fourth of July Crafts, Group, Music, Nature Crafts, Toys to Make, Yarn Crafts | Permalink
scented mini bunny pillowsvia My Poppet pom pom Easter animals via 100% Heppi paper nest or basket tutorial via Art Bar gold leaf Easter eggs DIY via Dream A Little Bigger make your own carrot cascarones via I Heart Naptime easy paper bunny fruit bags via A Subtle Revelry pearlized Easter eggs via Zakka Life watercolor Easter eggs via A Pumpkin and A Princess pop-up bunny cards with a free printable via Willowday painted egg carton Easter treat boxes via Design Mom origami bunny garland via Hellobee marbled Easter egg artvia Tot School
04/06/2014 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Animals & Bugs, Art, Card Making, Crafts, Easter Crafts, Family, Group, Paint, Paper Crafts, Parent Made, Printables & Downloads, Sewing & Stitchery, Yarn Crafts | Permalink
I love how unique these animals necklaces are at Small for Big! The tutorial has lots of details on how to customize every element but you can also substitute store bought elements.
01/16/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Bead Crafts, Crafts, Family, Gifts to Make, Group, Wearables, Yarn Crafts | Permalink
I've shared lots of art and craft ideas with clear contact paper over the years and I consider it a basic craft supply, there's always something fun that can done with it! I love this idea at Laughing Kids Learn using bits of cut up yarn - it's a wonderful sensory activity for the little ones and makes a pretty collage for the window too.
01/15/2014 in 12+ years old, 18 mos to 2 years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Art, Crafts, Family, Group, Inside, Quiet Time Ideas, Yarn Crafts | Permalink
Kleas shows you how to make a tapestry table from an old coffee table - brilliant! This is such a wonderful activity for one child or a whole group, even adults can participate.
01/13/2014 in 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Family, Group, Homeschooling, Needlework, Quiet Time Ideas, Sewing & Stitchery, Toys to Make, Yarn Crafts | Permalink
Older kids will love making these string dolls at Doodle Craft - just look at all the different possibilities!
01/07/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Building/3 Dimensional, Crafts, Dollmaking, Family, Group, Toys to Make, Yarn 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