Five Writing and Drawing Holiday Gifts Your Child Can Make

December 4, 2012 at 22:39 | Posted in Holidays, Kid's Arts & Crafts | Leave a comment
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Kid Arts & Crafts, DIY GiftsHomemade gifts from kids are the best and most loved, don’t you think?

Get your kids started making homemade gifts for the holidays with these five favorite DIY writing and drawing ideas.

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DIY Fall Festival Ideas

November 28, 2012 at 20:47 | Posted in General, Let's Play | Leave a comment
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One of our family’s favorite fall activities are the different Fall Festivals in our community. A chance to celebrate the season, enjoy the cooler weather, and have tons of fun, a Fall Festival is also the perfect excuse to have some friends over!

You can easily host your own Fall Festival right in your own backyard just for your children, or for a group of children. Fall Festivals can include games, prizes, sweet treats, preschoolers, school-age children, take place during the day, or in the evening. You can create your own Fall Festival to suit your needs or to fit a certain theme. The possibilities are endless! Here are a few things to think about when throwing your own Fall Festival.

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How To Make Your Own Native American Napkin Rings

November 16, 2012 at 16:41 | Posted in Crafting, Holidays | Leave a comment
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Napkin Rings Dinner TableHere’s a fun way to make decorative napkin rings that look like a Native American headdress. The items required are ones that you almost certainly have on hand in your home, so you’ll be able to set the kids up quickly!

It’s a great opportunity for them to also be involved with the Thanksgiving holiday preparations. They’ll have fun making these easy, colorful crafts, your table will look festive and your guests will be impressed with the personal touch! Smiles all around 🙂

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DIY Spin Art Bunting in Five Easy Steps

September 6, 2012 at 12:20 | Posted in Kid's Arts & Crafts | 1 Comment
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Spin Art, bunting, DIY, crafts, paint, art, kid's arts & craftsI fondly remember making spin art with a little machine when I was a kid. So it’s been on my list of toys to get the kids for some time.

I knew they’d have just as much fun as I did watching the paper spin and the colorful paint splatter. And ALEX’s Fantastic Spinner definitely didn’t disappoint. The kids had so much fun spinning and squirting paint they didn’t want to stop.

We ended up with a whole bunch of colorful spin art that we had to find a creative DIY craft solution for.

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Find ALEX on Pinterest, today!

March 13, 2012 at 12:37 | Posted in ALEX Toys, Holidays, Pinterest | Leave a comment
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Do you have a passion for arts & crafts? Are you a  DIY enthusiast or a skillful stay-at-home mom/dad? Then Pinterest is the place for you!

The ALEX bulletins are full of crafty ideas, creative solutions and activities that will keep the kids busy for hours!

Join the millions of users on Pinterest and follow ALEX Toys, today!

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