Best Crafts for Kids

Crafts for Kids Kids crafts are actually a three-dimensional form of art.  It is a very hands-on experience for a child and a great form of personal expression.  As a parent, one of the best activities you can provide and encourage is arts and crafts for kids. By fostering creativity in your child you are helping […] Read more…

DIY Star Garland

Patriotic Star Garland to Make for Your Backyard This star garland is so easy to make and it is a visual treat for any backyard event. Even if you aren’t having a party it will give your outside space a new energy and a nice touch of patriotism. It can be strung between trees, porch […] Read more…

Printable Patriotic Cupcake Wrappers

Printable Patriotic Cupcake Wrappers Who doesn’t love cupcakes?  Both big and little kids … including adults in the big kid category, love cupcakes.  Cupcakes will always have a special place in our hearts.  They are a perfect party food and for any special occasion.  And truly, they can be made to look really festive with […] Read more…

Fun & Games Sticks

Before school starts back, or as it goes back, why not create these fun washi tape sitcks with ideas on the back to play, create and do once life is busier- it’ll give the kids something to do and keep it simple and stick to ideas you know you can let them do in the […] Read more…

Patriotic Horse Printable

Free Patriotic Horse Art Print As a thank you to all of our wonderful followers, we would like you to have this fun and whimsical art print from our Horses of the Month collection.  This red, white and blue horse print was created specifically for the month of July by Sharon Pierce McCullough. It can […] Read more…

DIY Jellybean Tree Craft

Whether you are a jellybean lover or not, this sweet little Jellybean tree will brighten up any spot in your home. It is, of course, a perfect project to make for an Easter table centerpiece.  You can use a pre-made little tree or find branches in your own backyard. If you will be using branches […] Read more…

Octopus Tag Outdoor Family Game

Octopus Tag Rules If you’ve never played Octopus Tag, now is the time to try this fun outdoor game. It can be played by all ages and even the adults can have fun. A great family game for all ages.  It’s a great game for family get-togethers or for a party game. For additional fun, […] Read more…

Eggshell Garden for Earth Day

Eggshells are perfect little containers for seedlings. Let your little nature lovers start their own garden from seed and watch them grow. This garden activity is great for kids young and old. Such a great Earth Day project … and kids really love to watch their plants grow.  So, save those little eggshells and Grow […] Read more…

Nature Inspired Twig Pencil Holder Craft

This rustic pencil holder is a great gift that kids can make. It’s a great craft for kids to make from recycled things. Birthday or Christmas gift, as well as a fun Father’s Day gift. Items needed: Skinny twigs from the yard Three toilet paper tubes Craft glue (Tacky white glue works great) Scissors Cardboard, […] Read more…

Playing with Sticks and Stones

Finding art materials in nature is rather exciting.  Here at ZiggityZoom, there is nothing we love more than to create a piece of art from a found rock, stick, shell or pine cone.  It truly is amazing to turn something rather mundane into a wonderful or amusing piece of artwork.  Kids love this process so […] Read more…

DIY Foam Bow and Arrow

Foam Bow and Arrow Kids are really into archery and any fun activity that involves a bow and arrow.  Since the Hunger Games introduction, the interest has really exploded.  Here is a safe and easy bow and arrow to craft from pool noodles.  The pool noodles we used were purchased from the Dollar Store and […] Read more…

Pool Noodle Sailboat

Sail, sail away.  This little sailboat is sure to please any little girl or boy for hours of fun and play.  It’s an easy summer craft project that the kids can even help make. We made our sail from a starry red fabric that was actually a scarf from the Dollar Store.  So, if the […] Read more…

DIY Tic-Tac-Toe with a Pool Noodle

Who doesn’t love Tic Tac Toe?  It’s a real tradition for any kid growing up and a fun game that can be played between children and parents.  And, it’s a game kids can actually win and feel good about their success. We made ours using two Dollar store pool noodles.  The playing mat is made […] Read more…

Pool Noodle Bow & Arrow

  Kids are really into archery and any fun activity that involves a bow and arrow.  Since the Hunger Games introduction, the interest has really exploded.  Here is a safe and easy bow and arrow to craft from pool noodles.  The pool noodles we used were purchased from the Dollar Store and you only need […] Read more…

Fantastic Sandwiches Inspired by the Ocean

Mealtimes present such a great opportunity for family sharing and bonding. We love to conjure up fun ways to make our meals a little bit special, whether it is just adding a fun new food to try or a silly way of presenting the food.  We all need more smiles in our lives and you […] Read more…

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