Booger Slime ~ A Book Inspired Activity for Kids!

Whip up a batch of Booger Slime, inspired by the children’s book Don’t Eat Your Boogers (You’ll Turn Green) by Carrie Lowrance that your kids will love!   All kids love the concept of boogers! The book Don’t Eat Your Boogers (You’ll Turn Green) by Carrie Lowrance has gotten our kiddos interested in reading books that are …

Making Milk Carton Gingerbread Houses – A Book Inspired Activity

Gingerbread Houses from Milk Cartons Supplies Needed: milk/juice cartons brown paint pompoms paint brushes glue Additional Supplies: cotton balls ribbon construction paper craft foam pieces puffy stars and flowers sequins craft gems and jewels scissors aluminum foil Method for making your own Milk Carton Gingerbread Houses: Pre-craft prep: Wash and dry your milk, or juice …

Truffula Trees Craft for Kids

Create this cute and simple Truffula Trees Craft at home with your kids with toothpicks, pompoms, sharpie markers, recycled styrofoam boxes, and tempera paint! Mr7 has really been interested in the Lorax, by Dr.Suess, and I have been reading it over and over again. He and I have come up be another cute recycled craft …

Painting with Flowers from the Garden

We have been painting with the flowers from the garden for a fun hands-on bookish play activity with our 5 year old. Let me share with you what we did! *This post contains affiliate links. We only recommend products we use and love. Thank you for your support. I love pairing art projects with children’s …

Raining Hearts Recycled Craft for Kids!

Create Raining Hearts Recycled Crafts with your kids while reading the children’s book, “The Day It Rained Hearts” by Felicia Bond this Valentine’s Day! Do you wish it would Rain Hearts on Valentine’s Day? Well, it happened one day for Cornelia Augusta. A miracle happened, and each heart she collected was unique and different. They …

20 Unicorn Crafts, Activities + Recipes Your Kids Will Love!

It’s Unicorn Week on the blog, and I am sharing with you 20 Unicorn Crafts, Activities + Recipes Your Kids Will Love! Our kids love Unicorns, and we just recently reviewed the book I Turned My Mom Into a Unicorn! by Brenda Li, which you can read about here, plus enjoy our original Pink Chocolate Unicorn Poop No-Bake Treats …

Build Your Masterpiece Class Instagram Giveaway!

Our Art + Literature Curriculum has just been launched, and Unit 1 of the Adventures in Italy is here! To celebrate, we are hosting an Instagram Giveaway for 3 Lucky Winners to receive 1 Free Copy of the Adventures in Italy, Unit 1! How to Enter: ✅Like & Save this post ✅Follow @build_your_masterpiece_class  ✅Tag 1 friend …

How To Make 100 Rainbow Rocks for Your Classroom – Art Tutorial + Read-Aloud

Create 100 Rainbow Rocks for Your Classroom or homeschool with rocks from your backyard, acrylic paint and mod podge that your kids will love! We have been painting up a rainbow storm this weekend with rocks the kids gathered from the yard. They made it into a fun activity and worked together to gather the rocks …

Cupcake Play Dough Kit with Loose Parts + Read-Aloud

Create beautiful mini cupcakes with your own Cupcake Play Dough Kit! Enjoy it with our read-aloud of “JoJo and Daddy Bake a Cake” by Jane O-Connor! Play-dough kits are super fun and easy to put together. All you need is playdough, homemade, or store-bought, some loose parts, and a good book! Today we have created …