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Archive for the 'Crafts for Boys and Girls' Category

Book Recommendations for Ukrainian Egg Decorating-Pysanky

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Recommended Books : This book is beautiful to look at as well as some fabulous traditional egg decorating ideas: Other Great Pysanky Books: A kid\’s guide to decorating Ukrainian Easter eggs Making Ukrainian Pysanky How to make Ukrainian pysanky European pysanky

Crafts for Boys: Make Goop!

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007

My son goes nuts for this. We color ours different colours and squishing it makes for wonderful “brains” and other gross things! This makes a very “wet” almost dough like stretchy concoction that is hard to describe. kids go crazy for it. Very tactile and indescribable texture. 8 oz bottle of school glue ( Elmer’s […]

Easy and fun craft to use up old crayons- Try making a Batik!

Monday, August 7th, 2006

One of the earliest memories I have of doing a craft with my mother is when she my sisters and I do our own batiks. I was about 6 years old and to this day it remains one of my favourite memories of me and my mom. I have often done this kind of batik […]