Monthly Archives: October 2014

Enjoy Antique Shops

There are several reasons why people love antique shops. When entering an antique shop, it may be assumed that everyone is there for the same reason. But that is not always the case.  The Collector The serious antiques collector can often be found perusing a quaint little shop in his or her own town, or the nearby antique mall, or halfway

Iron Cross Collecting

For collectors of World War I and World War II militaria, the Iron Cross is one of the most sought after decorations. Why? They were very prestigious decorations and took a great deal of bravery to earn, they are very visible in most war movies depicting the eras, and they just look good in a

Use Recycled Materials for these Unique and Fun Craft Ideas

Reduce, reuse, recycle; the three R’s. More and more people are recycling, diverting their trash from the landfill for a better use, but many are forgetting that second ‘R’: reuse. Why spend money on craft supplies when you can reuse materials that you already have lying around? Recycled crafts can be practical, such as candle

Balsa Wood Modelling for Pre Schoolers

Balsa wood modelling for pre schoolers is an ideal creative and learning experience for these toddlers. Balsa wood is light and pliable and easy to join and glue and even put a drawing pin or nail into. It all started out for me when running a holiday class for normal woodwork and the cost of

Kids Art Projects

Foam sheets can be found at any arts and crafts store. Their soft, bendable texture makes them fun for kids to work with. So grab a parent or other adult and let’s get started on making you own name plate. First things first you’ll need: your supplies! • Foam sheets: You’ll need at least one sheet that’s

State Learning Activities Crafts Kids California

Looking for ways to teach your child about the state of California? In many classrooms around the United States, learning about certain states is considered a priority. Whether or not your child gets this learning experience, you can still teach him or her about California right at home with these fun, mind-stimulating and interesting activities

Back to School Organization Crafts for Middle School Kids

Back to school organization crafts for middle school kids are an important part of teaching kids about organization. These crafts will help kids be prepared for going back to school. They are fun and easy, and your middle school kids will enjoy them. This article will provide you with detailed instructions for creating back to

Bee Themed Summer Crafts for Kids using Recycled Materials

Bee themed summer crafts for kids using recycled materials are a great way to teach your kids about the importance of bees while crafting. Bees are essential to life, and summer is the perfect season for bee themed crafts with your kids. This article will provide you with detailed instructions on creating bee themed summer

State Learning Activities Crafts Kids Michigan

If you want to teach your child about the state of Michigan, or your child wants to take the initiative to learn about Michigan, then you may be looking for interesting activities and crafts that will make the learning process more enjoyable and fun. Look no further because the following list of ideas will get

Fun Art Projects for a Boys Birthday Party

There are many fun art projects for a boy’s birthday party.  What you do will depend on the age of the boys, of course, however the following are some to consider. Design your own superhero cape Many boys love superheroes.  You can have them design their own cape.  You can get some fabric in blue,