Season 2

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Crafts for Kids

Encouragement Jar

Your child can pull a card from their jar every morning or whenever she needs a boost.

Encouragement Jar

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Crafts for Kids

Play a Storytelling Game

Roll homemade dice and use your imagination to tell a unique story.

Play a Storytelling Game

Video thumbnail: Crafts for Kids Make a Hero Self Portrait

Crafts for Kids

Make a Hero Self Portrait

Help your child draw a self portrait and write down qualities that represent who she is.

Make a Hero Self Portrait

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Crafts for Kids

Moon Rock Painting

Recreate the texture of regolith and then use it to paint a paper moon.

Moon Rock Painting

Video thumbnail: Crafts for Kids Magnet Fishing

Crafts for Kids

Magnet Fishing

Explore common items in your house and see if magnets will stick to them.

Magnet Fishing

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Crafts for Kids

Friction Racing

Build a ramp and then use a toy car to test which of the two surfaces has less friction.

Friction Racing

Video thumbnail: Crafts for Kids Exploring Gravity with a Catapult

Crafts for Kids

Exploring Gravity with a Catapult

Use a combination of simple machines to build a catapult.

Exploring Gravity with a Catapult

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Crafts for Kids

Shadow Play

Use a flashlight to explore blocking light and creating different sizes of shadows.

Shadow Play

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Crafts for Kids

See Sound Waves

Use different noise-making objects to cause sound waves and make sand move!

See Sound Waves

Video thumbnail: Crafts for Kids Make a Bottle Thermometer

Crafts for Kids

Make a Bottle Thermometer

Build a weather tool — a simple thermometer.

Make a Bottle Thermometer

Video thumbnail: Crafts for Kids Flashlight Constellations

Crafts for Kids

Flashlight Constellations

Recreate stars or groups of stars called constellations with paper and a flashlight.

Flashlight Constellations

Video thumbnail: Crafts for Kids Make Ocean Zones in a Jar

Crafts for Kids

Make Ocean Zones in a Jar

Dive in and explore the big ocean with this ocean zones in a jar activity!

Make Ocean Zones in a Jar

Video thumbnail: Crafts for Kids Twinkle Twinkle Letter Stars

Crafts for Kids

Twinkle Twinkle Letter Stars

You can create constellations in your home, while also teaching alphabet skills!

Twinkle Twinkle Letter Stars

Video thumbnail: Crafts for Kids Build and Test Paper Bridges

Crafts for Kids

Build and Test Paper Bridges

Investigate what makes a bridge strong with paper and pennies!

Build and Test Paper Bridges

Video thumbnail: Crafts for Kids Explore Gravity with Marble Runs

Crafts for Kids

Explore Gravity with Marble Runs

Bring the excitement of a theme park into your home by building a marble roller coaster.

Explore Gravity with Marble Runs

Video thumbnail: Crafts for Kids Create Egg Carton Turtles

Crafts for Kids

Create Egg Carton Turtles

Instead of throwing away empty egg cartons, upcycle them into this easy turtle craft.

Create Egg Carton Turtles

Video thumbnail: Crafts for Kids Craft a Color Changing Chameleon

Crafts for Kids

Craft a Color Changing Chameleon

See how chameleons change colors with a couple of paper plates and some paint.

Craft a Color Changing Chameleon

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Crafts for Kids

Build a Worm Hotel

Observe nature with this craft, giving earthworms a temporary “hotel."

Build a Worm Hotel

Video thumbnail: Crafts for Kids Grow an Herb Garden

Crafts for Kids

Grow an Herb Garden

Learn the basics of botany and plant growth by growing an herb garden with your child.

Grow an Herb Garden

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Crafts for Kids

Paint with Nature

Get outside and have fun with nature, using natural objects as brushes or stamps!

Paint with Nature

Video thumbnail: Crafts for Kids Cook Up Some Edible Slime

Crafts for Kids

Cook Up Some Edible Slime

Explore the properties of different ingredients while creating tasty edible slime.

Cook Up Some Edible Slime

Video thumbnail: Crafts for Kids Make a Super Bouncy Ball

Crafts for Kids

Make a Super Bouncy Ball

A fun, simple craft to make your own bouncy balls!

Make a Super Bouncy Ball

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Crafts for Kids

Discover Pitch with a Water Xylophone

Investigate ways to create different sounds by creating your own water xylophone.

Discover Pitch with a Water Xylophone

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