Paper plates and yarn transform into these denizens of the deep. If you use glow-in-the-dark acrylic paint, you can even see their "bioluminescence" in action when you turn out the lights.
Your kids can use things they find in nature to replicate what they see in the great outdoors. The secret to this craft is using a coat of Modge Podge to make the bugs shiny (and keep the leaves from drying out).
Get in touch with your roots via a hands-on genealogical project. Dot the print-out template with thumbprint leaves, then start mapping extended relatives galore.
These paper planes are perfect for kids — just fold, and let your imagination fly. Increase the challenge by making some cardboard targets for the planes to fly through.
A paper napkin and some string is all you need to turn a figurine into a mini paratrooper. Plus, it's kid-approved: This blogger's son called the toy "the best craft ever."