Handprint Cardinal Craft

March 3, 2021

Do you want to have your very own Cardinal? They’re beautiful birds but definitely aren’t pets. I have a craft for you though if you want to make your own cardinal.   Materials: Red paper Yellow paper Black paper Googly eyes Scissors Glue Tracing utensil     Step 1: You Read More »

Pied-billed Grebe Finger Puppet

February 24, 2021

Since the pied-billed grebe is an aquatic bird or waterfowl, we’re going to make a finger puppet kind of like a duck. But instead of being duck-colored, it will be grebe-colored. Let’s start with the supplies.     Supplies: Brown paper Scissors Googly eyes Glue stick Coloring utensils     Read More »

Lovely Striped Skunk

February 17, 2021

In the lingering spirit of Valentine’s Day and with our animal of the week, we’re going to make a striped skunk using hearts. Let’s get started with supplies.   Supplies: White paper Black paper Pink paper Scissors Glue stick Googly eyes Pencil if you want to draw the shapes you’re Read More »

American Toad Origami

February 10, 2021

With the American toad being the animal of the week, how could we not make an origami jumping frog. I learned how to make these when I was in middle school and for some reason, it has stuck with me. It’s one of the best crafts I’ve done because you Read More »

Make your own Punxsutawney Phil

February 3, 2021

With yesterday being Groundhog Day, I decided we should be able to make our own Punxsutawney Phil. Now you can have your own groundhog too! Let’s start with the supplies you will need.   Supplies: Brown paper, white paper, black paper Scissors Glue Pencil if you want to draw before Read More »

Mourning Dove Craft

January 27, 2021

Since this week’s animal of the week is the Mourning Dove, we are going to make an origami dove. I’m going to be honest, it might be a bit of a challenge for younger kids but it’s definitely worth it because it’s pretty cool. If you need more help, check Read More »

Canada Goose Made of Hearts

January 20, 2021

Canada Geese are very common around Iowa and if you have ever wondered if you could have one as a pet, now you can. Our craft of the week features our animal of the week. It allows you to have your very own Canada Goose.   Supplies: Colored paper: white, Read More »

Easy Mouse Craft

January 13, 2021

Have you ever wanted a pet mouse? I’ve had them before and they’re very fun but I think this craft is way better. Not only is it cute, it’s way less maintenance. Here are the steps to make this cute little mouse friend.   Supplies: Tan paper Pink paper Black Read More »

Quick and Fun Badger Craft

January 6, 2021

When looking on Pinterest to find a craft for badgers, there wasn’t a very wide selection but the one I did find, is very cute. It has the coloring for the European badger instead of the American badger but it’s possible to switch it up. I left it as the Read More »

Origami Bunny Craft

December 30, 2020

Do you want your very own bunny? Me too but they’re a lot of work so I have opted to have my own bunny in origami form. You can do the same if you follow the instructions below.   Supplies: A square piece of paper A black pen or marker Read More »

Snowman Handprint Craft

December 23, 2020

While 5 snowmen seem like a lot and like it would be a lot of work, I promise, it’s not. This snowman handprint craft is very simple and very fun for the little ones. In the spirit of the holidays, make this cute snowmen craft and show us by sharing Read More »

Easy Raccoon Craft

December 16, 2020

Want a fun, quick craft that makes the cutest raccoon? Well, look no further. Here is a quick and fun raccoon craft. You only need a few supplies: Any color paper Black construction paper A newspaper Scissors A glue stick Googly eyes   Step 1: Cut a rounded pyramid out Read More »