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Adorable Forest Animal Crafts

October 10, 2017 Hels Bells 0

Animals crafts are always well received in my home and when Autumn hits, we begin thinking the critters who will soon be bedding down for the Winter or are awoken earlier to take advantage of […]

Halloween ABC Fingerprints

October 5, 2017 Hels Bells 0

My kids love alphabet games and word play. We often pass the time on long car journeys with a power session of I Spy All things A (for example) and each person contributes a word […]

Easy Paper Witch Craft

September 29, 2017 Hels Bells 0

Halloween doesn’t have to be scary. It can sweet and cute like our Easy Paper Witch Craft. I love her rosy cheeks, jeweled wart on the end of her nose and glittery black hat. And this […]

Kid-Friendly Halloween Crafts

September 24, 2017 Hels Bells 0

Spooky, not scary is how we do Halloween! And to help keep your Halloween crafting with the kids cute and fun, I have collated a spooktacular collection of Kid-Friendly Halloween Crafts for you to enjoy […]

Cardboard Zombie Halloween Craft

September 16, 2017 Helen 8

Have you noticed that Zombies lack representation within the kids’ craft niche? Witches, vampires, and ghosts can be found everywhere, but if you fancy trying something different, like a Zombie, then you will struggle to […]

Paper Plate Witch

September 11, 2017 Hels Bells 2

September has arrived and we’re in Halloween countdown mode. It’s not all about the spooktastic festivities, for we have another big event to celebrate – the 4th birthday of our very own Halloween baby! She’s […]

Autumn Cardboard Glitter Tree

September 9, 2017 Hels Bells 0

When it comes to kids crafts, recycling and reusing is the way forward. It encourages creativity and kids love the process of transformation, for a box or bottle top can become anything the imagination desires. […]

Creative Fall Crafts for Kids

September 4, 2017 Hels Bells 1

Autumn is upon us and our seasonal crafting is in full swing. Today I have the pleasure of featuring 30 Fabulously Creative Fall Crafts for Kids that offer lots of cutting, sticking, gluing, painting and […]

Adorable Apple Crafts for Kids

September 3, 2017 Hels Bells 1

Apple season has arrived and today I have the pleasure of featuring 24 Deliciously Sweet Apple Crafts for Kids. There’s a certain charm to apple crafts, with their gorgeous deep green and red colours… and […]

Black Glue Autumn Tree Art

August 29, 2017 Hels Bells 4

Autumn is the season of colour. Big bold and beautiful colours, and our Black Glue Autumn Tree Art attempts to capture as many of those glorious shades as possible, creating something that I think is rather […]

Recycled Cardboard Owl Craft

August 27, 2017 Hels Bells 2

Owls owls owls, who loves owls as much as we do? My girls are obsessed by their fluffy cuteness and even have an owl themed bedroom! For fellow enthusiasts, I have a super easy Recycled […]

Four Seasons Transformation Rock Game

August 8, 2017 Hels Bells 0

Todays Four Seasons Transformation Rock Game takes an interactive and hands-on approach to engaging children in seasonal change observations and discussions. With a simple turn of a pebble, children can work through all four seasons, […]

Bubble Wrap Autumn Tree Craft

August 4, 2017 Hels Bells 1

Leaves are beginning to fall, which means only one thing…Autumn is on its way! Autumn is the season of colour and it’s by far my favourite season. Who doesn’t love scrunching through leaves, the crisp […]

Pop Up Paper Plate Bunny

March 23, 2017 Hels Bells 1

This Pop Up Paper Plate Bunny is super fun and easy to make. Perfect for Easter crafting with the kids this Spring, who will just LOVE playing with their Easter Bunny creations! It’s a great […]

Easy Spring Crafts for Kids

March 1, 2017 Hels Bells 2

I love, love, LOVE Spring! The warmer days, bouncy lambs, budding flowers and cherry blossom trees – what’s not to love? it’s a time of renewal and today I am delighted to be sharing 25 […]

9 Fun Easter Crafts

February 28, 2017 Hels Bells 2

I am delighted to welcome the wonderful Maggy from Red Ted Art on the blog today, with 9 Fun Easter Crafts for kids you will adore! Hello! I am pleased to share some fun Easter […]

Colourful Spring Paper Plate Flower Craft

February 27, 2017 Hels Bells 1

Today I have the pleasure of showing you our Colourful Spring Paper Plate Flower Craft – it’s simple, vibrant and perfect for little hands! The kids will LOVE the process of tearing, scrunching and sticking; offering a […]

Bluebell Footprint Art

February 22, 2017 Hels Bells 0

When the bluebells appear, Spring is on its way and there’s nothing more beautiful than seeing an entire woodland floor covered in bluebells. My kids love wading through the bluebells each spring, which has inspired today’s bluebell […]

Cherry Blossom Handprint Tree

February 22, 2017 Hels Bells 0

If you’ve been following Arty Crafty Kids for a while, you may have noticed that we LOVE our tree crafts. Craft is a fantastic way for children to interpret their observations of seasonal change and […]

20 Rainbow Kids Art Projects

February 17, 2017 Hels Bells 1

We LOVE rainbows here at Arty Crafty Kids and with Spring and St. Patricks day just around the corner, we’ve shelved the heart activities to focus entirely on Rainbows, and if you’re looking for inspirational […]

22 Rainbow Kids Crafts

February 11, 2017 Hels Bells 1

Rainbows, Rainbows and more Rainbows, 22 of them to be exact! We love rainbows at Arty Crafty Kids and I have put together a collection of the happiest rainbow kids crafts around. I hope you […]

Easy Paper Plate Rainbow Craft

January 29, 2017 Hels Bells 2

As an adult, I still get excited when a rainbow appears in the sky and my children, literally, shriek with delight. We love rainbows and if you haven’t already guessed, they’re a huge source of […]

Toddler Valentines Heart Bouquet

January 22, 2017 Hels Bells 2

There’s a certain charm about toddler and preschool crafts, and this kid-made Valentines Heart Bouquet is guaranteed to melt the heart! I love the random sprinkle of glitter and button here or there. And you will […]

Paper Plate Love Birds

January 9, 2017 Helen 9

It’s the season of LOVE and we’re getting our Valentine’s craft on with these adorable paper plate love birds. They are so easy to make and kids can get really creative with their designs; adding colour […]

16 Kids Valentine Heart Craft Ideas

January 3, 2017 Helen 0

From an arty crafty perspective, Valentine’s is one of my favourite seasons –  I just adore the excess of hearts and today I intend to share that love with a gorgeous collection of unique and colourful […]

Handprint Valentine Heart Tree

December 31, 2016 Helen 1

With the season of love approaching, we’ve certainly poured a lot of love into this Handprint Valentine Heart Tree. I adore how it turned out! And for my ambidextrous daughter, who finds scissors rather tricky […]

Paper Plate Santa

December 20, 2016 Helen 0

Throughout the entire Christmas period I have agonized (a little dramatic I know) over how to put together the BEST paper plate Santa. I wanted to make it simple, so kids can actually make it without […]

Glittery Clay Christmas Ornaments

December 19, 2016 Hels Bells 0

This Christmas, it’s been raining glitter. Armed with their shaker pots, my kids have loved adding a little sparkle to most of their crafts (who doesn’t love a bit of sparkle?) and these cute glittery […]

Paper Plate Rudolph Reindeer Craft

December 17, 2016 Hels Bells 0

“Rudolph the red nose reindeer, had a very shiny nose” or a very fluffy nose, like our paper plate Rudolph Reindeer Craft. I adore the simplicity of this festive craft and it’s one that children […]

Twig Christmas Tree Ornament

December 9, 2016 Hels Bells 1

How cute is this Twig Christmas Tree Ornament? Can you believe it can be made by  kids and we’re not talking Big Kids. With a pinch of prep, these charming twiggy Christmas Trees can be made by […]

12 Stunning Arty Crafty Snowflakes

November 29, 2016 Hels Bells 1

I absolutely adore this collection of stunning arty crafty snowflakes. Such amazing colours and shapes, as well as a whole variety of techniques to choose from! Have your  kids ever explored quilling? Watercolour resist? or […]

36 Awesome Christmas Ornaments

November 16, 2016 Helen 1

Deck the halls with bells of holly and decorate your home with these 36 Awesome Christmas Ornaments! There really is something for everyone in this collection of Christmas ornaments, decorations and keepsakes with all of […]

3d Paper Plate Christmas Tree

November 14, 2016 Hels Bells 2

With Christmas just a few weeks away, we’ve officially got our Christmas craft on and today I’m showing you this rather cool 3D Paper Plate Christmas Tree. This simple craft was a HUGE hit with […]

16 Easy Winter Crafts for Kids

November 6, 2016 Hels Bells 3

Be prepared for some serious cuteness within this collection of easy Winter crafts for kids. With a selection of winter animals and snowmen to choose from, along with a some gorgeous snowy art projects you […]

Winter Bubble Wrap Tree Kids Craft

November 3, 2016 Hels Bells 7

Winter is on its way and snow is expected to follow. Well that’s what my kids think and if yours are anything like mine, then they’ll be super excited by the prospect of snow. Unfortuantely, there’s […]

22 Simple Christmas Decorations

October 25, 2016 Hels Bells 0

Christmas has this magical ability to bring out the inner crafter in everyone! I believe most of us like and appreciate a ‘homemade’ quality at Christmas. Especially if they’re pretty and sparkle! To help nurture […]

Baby Footprints Christmas Tree

October 18, 2016 Hels Bells 0

The countdown to Christmas has begun and I couldn’t be more excited for it’s the season of sparkles, glitter and lots of crafting! It’s also a time to be with and celebrate loved ones. It’s a […]

Winter Handprint Tree

October 11, 2016 Hels Bells 0

Winter is on its way and as a follow-up to our hugely popular Autumn version, we now have a Winter Handprint Tree to show you! I adore how this turned out. And my girls enjoyed […]

Button Spider Easy Kids Craft

September 25, 2016 Hels Bells 1

Our button spider is not only cute, it’s quick and easy too, making it an ideal Halloween kid craft for little fingers. They can be personalised with different colours to give them some character. As you […]

Watercolour Autumn Tree

September 6, 2016 Hels Bells 0

There’s a certain charm about using recycled printed word as part of a tree craft. I often tell the kids that if trees had the power of speech, they would have some amazing tales to tell. At […]

Spooky Twilight Handprint Tree

September 5, 2016 Hels Bells 1

It’s September, which means it’s officially AUTUMN! The season of glorious twlight nights, harvest and our favourite holiday – Halloween! My kids love the idea of Halloween and our Spooky Twilight Handprint Tree is designed to […]

Paper Plate Scarecrow

August 31, 2016 Hels Bells 1

When it comes to craft materials, I am a self confessed hoarder of anything that ‘could’ be reused later on. And that ‘later on’ could be days, weeks or even years! The kids love rummaging […]

25 Owl Crafts for Kids

August 30, 2016 Hels Bells 1

I love Autumn for many different reasons. It’s the season of trees, leaves, woolly jumpers and OWL crafts! Yes that’s right – OWL crafts! They are quite literally everywhere. Pop onto any crafty facebook page or check out […]

Handprint Apple Tree

August 25, 2016 Hels Bells 3

Apple stamping is a classic Kid Craft. I bet this is something you did as a child and have tried with your own children? I know that I have fond memories of this activity and […]

Cardboard Tube Apple Trees

August 22, 2016 Hels Bells 0

When it comes to toddler crafts, there’s one golden rule to follow – Keep.It.Simple And toddler craft doesn’t get easier than these charming little cardboard tube apple trees. You wouldn’t believe how much play and activity […]

Autumn Handprint Tree

August 12, 2016 Hels Bells 17

I LOVE how this Autumn Handprint Tree turned out! Isn’t it pretty? My girls are loving Autumn crafts right now, especially when there’s paint involved. I think it has something to do with all the fun […]

Autumn Splatter Tree

August 3, 2016 Hels Bells 1

We’re half way through the Summer holiday and we’re already talking about Autumn. While the sun shines (well mostly between our notorious British showers), Miss O has noticed a seasonal change. The leaves are changing […]

Cupcake Liner Christmas Trees

December 10, 2015 Helen 0

Cupcake liners have become an unexpected favourite when it comes to crafting and the inspiration for these charming cupcake liner Christmas Trees came from my five-year-old, who turned stacking the cupcake liners into a game. […]

Paper Plate Baubles

December 9, 2015 Helen 8

This year, my kids are totally into making their own Christmas decorations, which means everything is shiny, sparkly and very colourful! Inspired by several readings of Elmer’s Christmas, the kids put together these gorgeous paper plate […]

Toddler Christmas Trees

November 20, 2015 Helen 1

Here’s a toddler craft that’s all about the process and my goodness, our toddler Christmas trees have so much to offer! exploration of paint and colour, playing with different materials to decorate their trees and […]

Clay and Melted Crayon Snowflakes

November 14, 2015 Helen 0

I cannot believe how easy these Homemade Clay and Melted Crayon Snowflake Ornaments are to make! When I stumbled across Happy Hooligans stunning White Clay Dough Ornaments, I had to try it out with Angel and […]