Discover a treasure trove of creative play and learning inspiration in these curated collections of kids activities and crafts


Our favorite kids baking cookbooks for young chefs of all ages! | via barley & birch

Discover: Our Favorite Kids Cookbooks for Young Chefs

Do you remember using cookbooks when you were little? I had three favorites that instantly spring to mind, conjuring strong memories of afternoons measuring, stirring, rolling, and kneading alongside my parents in the kitchen. A beloved Kinder-Krunchies snack book that…

Our favorite tools and activities to help kids develop cooking and kitchen skills. | via barley & birch

Discover: Practical Kitchen Skill Activities for Kids

Watering herbs, pouring milk, washing dishes, folding laundry, and peeling fruits…they’re the life experiences I grew up on, and the practical kitchen skills that helped promote a unique sense of pride and importance. That’s why I’m dedicating a full series…

These fun and easy beginner origami projects are a perfect kids introduction to the art of paper folding! | Red Ted Art for barley & birch

Discover: 10 Fun Origami Projects for Kids

As a huge fan of creative projects that don’t require complicated supplies, origami has always been a favorite go-to craft of mine. In grade school, a talented friend taught me how to make strings of paper cranes, star boxes, wallets,…