#OrigamiDay – 20 Super awesome paper folding ideas for kids

#OrigamiDay – 20 Super awesome paper folding ideas for kids

Origami is the art of paper-folding. Its name derives from Japanese words ori (“folding”) and kami (“paper”). Traditional origami consists of folding a single sheet of square paper (often with a colored side) into a sculpture without cutting, gluing, taping, or even marking it. Origami as a craft has left an extensive paper trail across the globe!  Origami is fun and rewarding for both adults and children. These can be perfect rainy day (or any day) activities for children. 20…

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Origami for children – Mani”fold” Benefits and Startup Guide to Origami

Origami for children – Mani”fold” Benefits and Startup Guide to Origami

Photo by Dirk Ribbler on Unsplash Who does not love the magic and excitement of turning a piece of paper into something useful or a toy or a lovely decor item? Origami is the most exciting of all papercrafts. Origami is a captivating craft – all it requires is one square of paper that can be turned into so many things. No scissors or glue required! Origami is not just fun but has immense educational and…

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Hooray for Teachers -10 DIY Gift Ideas for Teachers

Hooray for Teachers -10 DIY Gift Ideas for Teachers

10 Great DIY Gift Ideas for Teachers A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart.  Our educators need to be appreciated because of their efforts to mould children into intelligent and responsible human beings. Teacher’s Day is the right occasion to show our appreciation to the torch-bearers of education. And what better gift than handmade or personalized ones to reflect your love and gratefulness! Here are 10 Do-It-Yourself (DIY) gift ideas for…

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Green Ganesha – 10 Ideas to DIY with Eco-friendly Materials

Green Ganesha – 10 Ideas to DIY with Eco-friendly Materials

Ganesha Chathurthi Ganesha Chaturthi is here and the excitement is visible! Indians celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi with great fervor and delight. We bring Ganpati to our homes. Usually, these idols are made of POP and pose a threat to the environment. They cause lots of pollution and contaminate our water bodies. This year, let us do our bit to preserve and protect our environment by making Ganesha idols at home with eco-friendly and easily available materials. Here…

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Must try Independence Day Art and Crafts your kids will love!

Must try Independence Day Art and Crafts your kids will love!

Photo by Lucky Trips from Pexels Independence Day – Get Craftsy!  Let’s jump to celebration mode as Independence Day is soon approaching. If you plan to get crafty with little munchkins at home or in school, we have a few tricolor crafts on mind that your kids will definitely love. If you have already tried a hand on pulses flag, Tiranga Rangoli, Tricolor Popsicle stick coasters, Handprint flag on paper, it is time to celebrate Independence Day with these…

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8 Fun and Easy Tiger Art and Craft Ideas

8 Fun and Easy Tiger Art and Craft Ideas

This #InternationalTigerDay get your children thinking about Tigers and their conservation through these fun and easy tiger-themed art and craft ideas. Fun and Easy Tiger Art and Craft Ideas Tiger Corner Bookmark by RedTartArt This corner bookmark is easy to make and cute to look at. Kids will love it! Folded Paper Tiger Print, color, cut out and fold-out zoo animal printables into a fun three-dimensional paper tiger. Tiger in The Jungle Inspired By Henri…

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Doodling – Bringing Imagination to Life!

Doodling – Bringing Imagination to Life!

Art can act as a medium of expression and is widely known to have therapeutic effects. Kids Activities such as doodling acts as art therapy and enhances kids’ memory along with reducing stress. If you have school-going kids, flip through their notebooks.  It is very likely that you will find random, yet creative and fun-looking lines, marks, and shapes going in all directions. In the language of art, this boundless, free flow of creativity is…

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Make it – Mango Seed Bird

Make it – Mango Seed Bird

It is the season of the king of fruits – Mangoes!! Eat away those delicious mangoes, but save the seeds! You can transform them into cute little birds! What you’ll need: Mango Seed – Washed and Dried Craft Feathers Craft Paper Googly Eyes Pipe Cleaner Wires Glue How to go about it: Wash and dry the mango seed thoroughly. Ensure that you dry the seed in the hot sun for at least 2 days and…

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Make it – STEM DIY – Robotic Hand       

Make it – STEM DIY – Robotic Hand       

Wouldn’t it be cool to build a robotic hand that could grasp your toy? Do you want to build a working hand that will demonstrate how a real robot hand might work? Follow this Robotics Engineering DIY to make a remarkably lifelike and useful robot hand using materials available at home. Bend it and Move it – Robotic Hand What you’ll need: Tape Scissors Cardboard paper or cardstock paper Drinking straws – Standard size Drinking…

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Recycle Bits of Paper – Make Handmade Paper at home

Recycle Bits of Paper – Make Handmade Paper at home

Look around you? What is the one material that you find a lot of? Probably number 1 in waste. Plastic? Nope. It’s paper!! All those posters, notebooks, newspapers, boxes, books, tissue papers, craft papers – Paper is all around you! Recycling Paper Have you ever wondered if paper is recyclable? Yes. Paper can be recycled and is usually made from waste/used paper and wood pulp. Most kinds of paper can be recycled, however, some types…

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