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Paper Punch Art

Sweet Pea is 4 years old.

From: Sweet Pea wanted to make a card for her grandpa one day and I had the idea to let her use flower shapes from a paper punch.


A few different shapes of craft paper punches (We used a multi-flower punch.) Several colors of paper. Glue. […]

Coffee Filter Spray Art Flowers

Sweet Pea is 43 months old.

From: Simple. Messy. Fun!, Sycamore Stirrings and Our Crafts -N- Things all had variations on this activity.


Washable markers. 5 – 10 coffee filters. Spray bottle. Jellyroll pan, a plastic tablecloth or some other way to cover the work area. Towel. Smock or bib (optional).


Rubbing Plates

Sweet Pea is 38 months old.

From: A couple of months ago, we tried to make our own rubbing plates out of hot glue and cardboard, but they did not work very well. When I saw a set of Roylco ready-made rubbing plates at Hobby Lobby, I thought we would give them […]