Sunset Craft for Kids


Celebrate the wonder and beauty of nature with this easy craft for kids! This is a perfect summer craft for kids. It's also a fun craft for a preschool ocean theme, or even a space preschool theme talking about the sun! (We have some other great space themed activities for kids HERE.)



Supplies:

How to Make it:
  1. Cut a medium sized strip of light blue paper, and some thin curvy strips of the dark blue paper.
  2. Cut a half circle from the yellow paper for the sun, and 7-8 rays to put around it.
  3. Glue the yellow half circle onto a piece of orange construction paper.
  4. Then glue the light blue strip over the bottom of the sun, so that the top is peeking out.
  5. Glue the dark blue curvy lines on top of the light blue paper. 
  6. Glue the rays above the sun.


All done!

And check out these fun books to go along with this craft!

   

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Palm Tree Beach Craft for Kids!


Palm trees swaying in the breeze on a beautiful sandy beach....sounds like the perfect summer vacation. AND the perfect summer craft for kids!
This is also a great preschool craft for an ocean or beach theme. Whenever you choose to make it, you're sure to feel some tropical breezes with this fun and easy craft! And if you're looking for more tropical themed fun, check out our Mango Tree Math activity. And our Pineapple Craft!



Supplies:
  • Construction Paper in light blue, dark blue, green, light brown, dark brown and yellow
  • Sandpaper (optional) OR another shade of light brown paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue

How to Make it:
  1. Cut out the following shapes:
    • green paper - 5 pointed leaf shapes
    • yellow paper - a quarter circle
    • light brown paper - a curved tree trunk
    • dark brown paper - 3 circles for the coconuts
    • blue paper - an ocean wave
    • Sand paper - a curved shape for the sandy beach
  2. Glue the water on first, then the sand.
  3. Glue the tree trunk slightly behind the sand piece. Then glue the green leaves to the top.
  4. Add the coconuts and the sand.


All done! 

And here are some cute beach themed picture books to go along with this craft!



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Valentine Flower Craft for Kids

Here is a cute and very simple craft you can make with your kids this Valentine's Day! They can make a bunch to give as homemade valentines to friends, teachers, grandparents. Or just make them as a fun valentine craft to hang up in your home! A craft flower made out of hearts is sure to spread some love in the air!


Supplies:

How to Make it!
  1. Fold up pieces of red construction paper, and cut out TALL heart shapes!
  2. Fold up the bottom tip of each of the hearts.
  3. Cut out a small circle and start gluing the folded heart tips onto the outer edge of the circle.
  4. Then glue more hearts on the inside of the circle to create more layers.
  5. Cut out a small pink heart to put in the center of the flower.
  6. Cut out 2 bigger hearts from the green paper, glue them to the bottom of the circle to be the leaves of the flower.


Happy Valentine's Day!



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Sunset Craft for Kids

Celebrate the wonder and beauty of nature with this easy craft for kids! This is a perfect summer craft for kids. It's also a fun cr...