Welcome to the Kids Crafts Blog!

The Kids Crafts Blog Hygloss has been producing creative art products since 1950 with one goal to supply innovative tools that will inspire children and adults to think, create, and grow! Our blog is here to share creative ideas with parents, home school pioneers, educators, family bloggers and enrichment groups. We use arts and crafts activities to engage children, enhance educational development and build creative thinking, while having some fun.

24 October 2016

When 9 Year Olds Draw

When 9 year olds draw! Start creating stories of your own with your kids in Hygloss blank books or art boards. Our Art Boards are perfect for all levels of drawing and painting. The perfect base to build with. Transform your illustrations into a series with blank books. Have your kids create an illustrative story […]


26 September 2016

Narwhal Bookmarks

Narwhals are fascinating to learn about and inspired our latest project Narwhal Bookmarks. Narwhals are commonly referred to as the Unicorns of the Sea. They are a medium-sized toothed whale that possesses a large “tusk” from a protruding canine tooth. It lives year-round in the Arctic waters around Greenland, Canada, and Russia. Most Narwhals can live up to […]


16 September 2016

Sea Shell Jack O’Lanterns

What can you do with shells from Hygloss Products? Turn them into super cool Jack O’Lanterns for Halloween. This project is so fun, festive and easy to do. All you need is a little imagination and a Bucket O’Shells-Hygloss Products! Let’s Get Started…… Materials: Bucket O’Shells-Hygloss Products Craft Paint Tools; Pencil, Paintbrush, Fine Tip Sharpie Pens Directions: […]

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07 September 2016

About Me Selfie

“My name is Chloe. I have wavy blond hair. I’m 8 years old.”…Here is a super fun About Me project for Back to School week using Hygloss Products. Great for teaching adjectives and building self esteem. Teachers have your students create an illustrated selfie of themselves using a variety of craft papers, some markers, crayons, paints, […]


29 August 2016

Travel Pennants

Where did your family go this summer? Here’s a great project to teach your kids about Geography, Traveling, US States and to remember their summer holiday! All you need is some felt and sequins from Hygloss. With just some imagination your whole family can have fun with this end of summer project; “DIY Travel Pennants”. […]


09 August 2016

Summer Shell Doll

    We are still on a shell craft kick over here at Hygloss. We just can’t get enough of shells. Summertime leads to so much creativity. Just heading to the beach or a park can spark the imagination. Recently we showed you how to make sweet animals and wall art using shells. Today we […]


27 July 2016

Colorful Peacocks

All the projects we create with adults and kids tells a story. Everything has meaning and a lesson to be learned. These lessons never have to be boring. They can be exciting and fun. Teaching kids about new subjects or extending their knowledge on existing ones can be a challenge. Today we are sharing a great […]


25 July 2016

Pineapple Shell Art

Not all families can get to the beach during summer vacation. Even when they do, you can’t always find an abundance of shells. That’s why we are happy to offer our craft fans a bucket of shells. Now you can bring the beach indoors with our shells, some paper, glue and paint. The following project […]


16 June 2016

Sweet Faux Cupcakes

Forever Cupcakes?  Would you like to create cupcakes with the kids that last forever?  Now you can with this Sweet Faux Cupcake Project.  With just a few simple supplies from Hygloss you can create a bakers dozen for all to enjoy.  All you need are our craft cups in white or color, 2 inch styrofoam […]


13 June 2016

Sea Shell Animals

Summer is just about here. That means school is over and summer vacation begins. Now the fun part, how to keep the kids busy and balanced?  We have a few projects to share with those parents looking to add some creative fun to their kids days. First up is a fast and easy shell craft project. […]