The Art of Origami Hearts

The Art of Origami Hearts

Origami is the Japanese art of folding paper into representational art pieces. Turning a simple piece of paper into a beautiful sculpture can be fun and engage your precision art skills. Making a cute origami heart is as simple as six steps! See the diagram for...

read more
Confetti Poppers

Confetti Poppers

Children love a good celebration, and here’s a way they can feel included in the fun. Introduce them to the concept of ringing in the new year with an easy confetti popper craft. It’s also great for birthdays, graduations, and other special occasions. Supplies: Empty...

read more
Advent Calendar

Advent Calendar

This December make a cute Advent calendar you and your loved ones can use to count down the days to Christmas by reading sweet messages hidden behind paper. You can also adapt this project for other favorite holidays. Materials: Glue or tape Two sheets of card stock...

read more
Gratitude Turkeys

Gratitude Turkeys

Although Thanksgiving may be a time of feasts, football, and family gatherings, it’s also a season of gratitude that allows for all of us to reflect on our gifts and be thankful for what we have, who we have, and why we have it. Share in the spirit of thanks with your...

read more
Perfect Paper Pumpkins

Perfect Paper Pumpkins

It’s finally fall, and we’re counting down the days to Halloween with some crafty inspiration. Help decorate the home in preparation for trick-or-treat fun with an easy and artsy project that everyone can enjoy. We’re sharing simple steps for making your own 3D paper...

read more
Handprint Dishcloth

Handprint Dishcloth

Looking for a great “hands on” gift project to celebrate Grandparents Day on September 8? This handprint dishcloth captures the memory of little hands that can be cherished forever.   Supplies: A solid color dishcloth — yellow, green blue … your choice. (you can...

read more
Superhero Cuffs

Superhero Cuffs

Summer is coming to a close, and a brand new school year is on the horizon. While checking items off your school supplies list may be an important way to prep for all the learning ahead, it doesn’t hurt to start the new school year with an extra boost of confidence,...

read more
Fizzing Snow Sherbet

Fizzing Snow Sherbet

Want to have a little fun and make a kitchen science experiment? You’ll need just a few ingredients and a mouth for tasting!   What You Need   1 tsp baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) 1 tsp citric acid (found in the baking section of supermarkets) 3 Tbsp icing...

read more
Four Fun STEM Activities

Four Fun STEM Activities

School may be out for the summer, but the learning doesn’t have to stop! You’ll find STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) activities in many out-of-school time programs because there’s clear evidence that hands-on STEM activities give youth...

read more
Mother’s Day Bubble Paint Hydrangea

Mother’s Day Bubble Paint Hydrangea

Just in time for Mother’s Day, here’s a beautiful bouquet of hydrangeas you can make for Mom using homemade bubble paint! This activity is perfect for children ages 3 through early elementary school. Note that an adult’s help is needed to make the bubble paint. This...

read more
Craft a Butterfly

Craft a Butterfly

Did you know spring is the season in which the most new life occurs? In fact, for many animals and insects like butterflies, spring is a time of rebirth and new beginnings. We’re celebrating warmer temperatures, blooming flowers and lush fields with a fun butterfly...

read more
Make an Air Cannon

Make an Air Cannon

Gather your supplies and get ready, because we’re about to create an air cannon that can combat air resistance to send a pom-pom ball soaring into the air. That pom-pom won’t know what hit it. What You Need 16-oz. paper cup Duct tape Pencil Plastic newspaper bag or...

read more
Orpheus Academy
Nobel-Xplor
Camp Half Blood
Austin Girls Choir
Thinkery 2019
School of Rock
Splashpad
Austin Film Festival 2020
Kirby Hall
Little Munchkins
Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from Austin Family Magazine

You have Successfully Subscribed!

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This