Kids Kreate



This is a fun and simple game to make and play on a rainy day. It is also a great project for recycling.

you'll need:

  • crayons
  • styrofoam meat tray
  • 2 buttons
  • plastic wrap
  • tape
  • scissors

Here's what you do:

Draw the shape of a big cat on the meat tray.
Color the cat with crayons.
Cut "eyes" in the cat's face slightly smaller than the 2 buttons.
Place the buttons on the tray.
Stretch the plastic wrap over the tray, wrapping it under the sides.
Tape it in place.

To play:

Play this game with 2 people. The object of the game is to see who can slide the buttons into place as the "cat's eyes".


Belinda Mooney is the mother of seven children, a veteran homeschooler and a freelance writer. Her articles have appeared in over 70 publications. Her Kids in the Kitchen column is carried Mid-Ohio Valley Parenting, Families First and Gainesville Family. You can reach her at  

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