Design your very own Halloween home with this mix and match haunted house printable kit! | via barley & birch

Make: Mix and Match DIY Haunted Houses

Do you have a favorite Halloween book from your childhood? I was an illustration-obsessed kid, and some of my very favorite books were the ones that included fantastical cutaways. Like opening a doll’s house, cutaways illustrate what’s happening *inside* a…

Your kids can design and color or decorate their very own Halloween home with this mix and match haunted house printable kit! | via barley & birch
Design your own pair of witch or warlock boots with this creative mixed media Halloween art project! | via barley & birch

Make: Witch and Warlock Boots on A Broomstick

Witches and warlocks – they’re just like the rest of us. After a long day of casting spells and summoning spirits, they just want to hang up their brooms, peel off their boots, and stretch those warty little tootsies. Invite…

Kids will love designing their own pair of witch or warlock boots for this creative mixed media Halloween art project! | via barley & birch
DIY leaf stick puppets made with paper scraps and nature supplies! | via barley & birch

Make: Paper Leaf Stick Puppets for Fall

Our yard is chock-a-block full of bright yellow maple, elm, and ash leaves, and our art table is awash in autumn-inspired leaf projects (have you seen our autumn-leaf-inspired magic wands or leaf-matching flipbook yet??). The other thing we happen to…

Our DIY leaf stick puppets are made with paper scraps and nature supplies! | via barley & birch
Make magic paper leaf wands with simple art supplies and our free printable leaf activity kit! | via barley & birch

Make: Paper Leaf Magic Wands

There’s just something about autumn that’s pure…magic, isn’t there? This week we’re bringing fall to life indoors from the comfort of our warm, cozy craft table with the help of our free printable leaf activity kit. From mini nature shrines…

Make paper leaf magic wands with simple art supplies and our free printable leaf activity kit! | via barley & birch
These stand-up surfboard scrape paintings are a fun way way to experiment with art processes and the perfect summer kids craft! | via barley & birch

Make: Surf’s Up Paint Scrape Surfboards

“Let’s go surfin’ now, everybody’s learnin’ how, come on and safari with me…” It’s an endless summer with this fun scrape painting project you can make and stand to create your own gnarly 3-D mini surf gallery! Fire up one…

These stand-up surfboard scrape paintings are a fun way way to experiment with art processes and the perfect summer kids craft! | via barley & birch
Design your own adorable food truck with cardboard, paper and recycled bits and pieces - a creative kids art project! | via barley & birch

Make: Recycled Cardboard Food Trucks

One of my absolute favorite parts of summer in the city? Gathering up a group of friends and hitting up the food truck party down the street for some twilight tacos, fantastic falafel, and (of course) a waffle or two…

Design your own adorable food truck with cardboard, paper and recycled bits and pieces - a creative kids art project! | via barley & birch
Make your old crayons into lovely melted crayon art and discover other activities for repurposing old broken crayons! | via barley & birch

Make: DIY Melted Crayon Art

Have tons of old broken crayons that nobody wants to use anymore? You can upcycle those old art supplies into melted crayon art! Like our torn paper landscapes or rainbow road abstract art, this kids’ art project is fairly simple,…

Make your old crayons into lovely melted crayon art and discover other activities for repurposing old broken crayons! | via barley & birch