40 Cool top crafts for kids ages 5 9

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  1. Tin Lanterns

    Tin Lanterns

    I always find these lanterns the children make especially charming in the autumn, though I'm not sure why. It probably has something to do with...

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  2. Lego Puzzle Cards

    Lego Puzzle Cards

    For my six-year-old, the best toy is a brand-new LEGO set to build. He loves to carefully follow the instructions, which is why I was...

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  3. Geometric Mobiles (Himmelis)

    Geometric Mobiles (Himmelis)

    This stunning project is also surprisingly simple to make. Himmelis are geometric mobiles that are used as Finnish Christmas decorations. Traditionally they are made...

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  4. Bubble Wands

    Bubble Wands

    It's Bubble season! Bubble wands aren't hard to come by, but it's so fun to make your own!

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  5. What Soda Does to Teeth

    What Soda Does to Teeth

    Why is soda bad for your teeth? My kids keep asking why they can't have more soda. The tooth fairy was kind enough...

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  6. Rainbow Density Cylinder

    Rainbow Density Cylinder

    This liquid density demonstration will impress and educate children who think of liquids as "all the same." Let young kids play with jars of colored...

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  7. Salt Volcano

    Salt Volcano

    We know that oil and water doesn't mix...but what happens when you add salt? Let's play with science and find out!

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  8. Glittery Volcano

    Glittery Volcano

    This project is part science experiment, part sensory fun! The volcanic reaction of vinegar and baking soda, with some glitter for extra sparkle, exploding over...

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  9. How Strong is Paper?

    How Strong is Paper?

    We have an engineer in our family... she's always playing with pulleys and levers and constructing things. This time we were playing with compression...

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  10. Discovering Sound Matters

    Discovering Sound Matters

    We have lots of favorite experiments and demonstrations that we love to play with... and this is absolutely one of them! Who knew that...

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  11. Easy Stitch Cards

    Easy Stitch Cards

    These easy to make stitch cards are perfect for keeping little hands busy. They are the perfect way to beat the "I'm bored" blues!...

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  12. Magnet Magic Challenge

    Magnet Magic Challenge

    To kids, magnets are almost like magic! And they're a great source of (mostly) quiet games and exploration. We took our magnetic bingo wands and...

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  13. Word Game Magnets

    Word Game Magnets

    Finding ways to bring literacy into our home in a fun, no pressure way is something I am constantly searching for. These magnets were the...

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  14. Making Rain

    Making Rain

    What does it take for rain to fall? Is it possible that we can create the conditions for rain ourselves? Let's find out!

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  15. Tissue Paper Night-Lights

    Tissue Paper Night-Lights

    Create a design-it-yourself night-light using everyday materials and a spark of creativity.

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