Maybe you’ve spotted them – tiny, colorful works of rock art tucked away on a nature trail or park. But where do they come from? Find out more about Rocket City Rock Stars!
Make an adorable felt Christmas tree with your kids and play with it all season long!
These DIY clinics are monthly on Saturday mornings. Home Depot and Lowe’s kid’s workshops are a great way to work in some quality family time, so we compared & contrasted the two events.
Let the good times roll with this adorable Mardi Gras mask craft you can make with your kids. It’s the perfect accessory for the Huntsville Mardi Gras Parade.
Take advantage of the beautiful Fall colors by making an adorable leaf craft with your kids!
A great weekend project with your kiddos – this adorable clothespin art display is the next project in our Crafting with Kids series, and a great solution to hanging artwork from school!
For my children, the back yard is a magical place to be this time of year. As the grass begins to grow taller and the flowers (AKA weeds) begin to sprout, it becomes a wonderful sensory jungle for my little ones to explore. Much to my delight, simply “going outside” is some of the cheapest […]
The stores are beginning to fill with bright, springy décor; and with winter (hopefully) on its way out, March signals the very beginning of our shift into warmer months. In anticipation of sunshine, here is a simple St. Patrick’s Day-inspired project you can use to bring a little bit of early spring indoors. Once you’ve finished customizing your flower pots, let your children continue getting their hands dirty – by helping you pot your first plants of the year!
Here are not one, but FIVE easy craft projects for your little ones to enjoy as they prepare for the sweetest holiday of the year. Several card projects are included that would make perfect special Valentines for parents, grandparents, teachers and loved ones!
Here’s a slightly less messy way to bring the sparkle to your kids’ craft sessions this month!
The Madison Arts Council is excited to partner with several different organizations this year to bring Christmas Magic to Downtown Madison. We love our Historic downtown and want to show the newly renovated area off! To kick off the holiday season, we decided to create a Lantern Parade for the children of Madison. The whole […]
With Halloween out of the way, it’s full-on turkey season at our house. Autumn decorations are gracing our mantel, and I’ve already started drooling as I dream of Thanksgiving dinner. Nothing says fall to children like harvest-inspired art projects, and this cute corncob is no exception! Bubble wrap is the secret ingredient; using it to […]
Not only is carving messy and difficult with little ones, but carved pumpkins only last a few days before they start to rot. Here are a few ways you can get in the spirit of the season without ever pulling out a knife or getting stuck elbow-deep in pumpkin innards!
Hi, my name is Meg, and I’m a Halloweenaholic. It’s that time of year when the cool breezes bring relief after months of sweating. The changing and falling leaves stir up cravings for a Tate Farms pumpkin slushie. And ALL I want to do is get crazy about Halloween. Everything about Halloween appeals to me. […]
Nothing says “back to school” and welcomes autumn like big red and green apples! This month, my children had a blast playing with non-traditional materials to make these giant 3D painted apples. Using several shades of the same color paint is a great way to allow your little ones to mix and swirl their paints […]
This month’s Crafting with Kids installment is all about helping your little ones make their mark – literally. Everyone knows how fun rubber stamps are, and here is an inexpensive way to take the creativity one step further by creating your own! Wooden blocks make the perfect base, and offer the ability to make six […]
I have so many fond memories of making impromptu 4th of July crafts as a child. Much like baking cookies for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, it was my way of passing the time until the evening celebrations started. Here is an easy art project you can do with your kids to stretch out the […]
Hey, parents, how about a mom’s or dad’s afternoon out? You are invited to stop by the Bailey Cove Library to pick up a paintbrush and get out of your own way. Remember that sense of excitement when coloring with crayons or cutting & pasting were the best things ever? Well, that kid that you […]
For so many of us, summertime is code for “beach season,” especially since we are lucky enough to live within driving distance to the coast. Between the Gulf, the lake and the pool, our family spends a significant amount of time playing in the water this time of year. Here is a fun, decorative craft […]
If you’re worried about planning activities for the kids this summer and have a budding Picasso, or ballerina, or Spielberg in your family, you should really consider one of the awesome Arts Camps offered here in Huntsville. It’s a great way to hone your little one’s artistic interests, and provide a cool indoor option when […]