Make these fun and playful ponies with paper cups and straws.
Ponies are smaller than horses and can be found all over the world. Most ponies are domesticated, but some wild ponies still roam free, like the Chincoteague ponies found on the beaches of Assateague Island.
Follow the directions below to make these fun and playful ponies!
Make these fun little ghost crabs with plastic Pringles lids.
Ghost crabs can be found on warm beaches near the water’s edge. They like to burrow into the sand during the day and scurry out at night to look for food. Follow the directions below to make these adorable ghost crabs.
Make these adorable birds and their nests using craft Poms, plastic Easter eggs and brown paper bags.
Spring is the time of year when birds are returning to their northern stomping grounds, building their nests, and settling down to lay their eggs. In honor of bird migration and new beginnings offered by springtime, I’m posting this fun craft that entails making a bird’s nest out of a brown paper bag, which then becomes the home of a new baby bird that kids will make out of craft Poms and plastic Easter eggs. Continue reading “Springtime Baby Birds”→
Oyster season has arrived! There is an old saying which espouses that oysters should only be eaten in months with an R, ideally September through April. Today, however, with modern refrigeration and oyster farming all year round, oysters can be eaten any time of year. But, some oyster aficionados hold that oysters are at their freshest and tastiest in the Fall.
In honor of the fall harvest, I’m posting this easy oyster craft. I make this craft with students when I visit schools to read my children’s book, Olly the Oyster Cleans the Bay. I teach children that oysters are great for the environment because they are filter feeders and natural cleaners in the water. Continue reading “Easy Oyster Craft”→