Turkey Centerpiece

We made these Turkey Centerpieces today to decorate our Thanksgiving table! Sponge painting the body. Hand tracings for the plume. Google eyes. Pipe cleaner feet, And a yellow foam beak! Tons of fun and cute to boot! =) Detailed instructions for the Turkey Centerpiece here!

New Projects!

New Pilgrim Project! We tested this project on ages 21 months, 2, 3, and 6. All kids had a blast and the project came out cute as a button! Check out the new template, available in black&white and color, and project page! New Thanksgiving Lantern Wind Sock! This project was tested on ages 21 months, 2, … Read more


Hello! Hello!  After a fantastic weekend out of town, I’m back with a vengeance! This week I’ll be working on developing some lesson plans, experiments, and, of course, more templates and resources that you can use at home! I’ve been working on pre-K thru 3rd grade material. You will also be seeing more information about … Read more

New Project and Template

Today I created a Turkey Template to be used with the Paper Plate Turkey and the Turkey Centerpiece (Instructions coming soon)!  This project was tested on ages 8, 6, 3, 2, and 21 months and was a success! The kids loved seeing the turkeys when they were finished, and couldn’t wait to show them off … Read more


Check out the LGP Store! We currently have an aStore set up, powered by Amazon where you can purchase materials, books, and resources! Every purchase helps fund more project ideas and development, so please check it out! Also I posted a couple new templates: Counting Caterpillar and the Skip Counting Caterpillar. These can be used … Read more

New Project!

What’s one of the first things that comes to mind when we think of Thanksgiving? FOOD of course! Trying to save most of my turkey projects for when we’re closer to Thanksgiving, I came up with this Corny Fall Project! I created this Corn Template so the kids could make their own decorative “Indian” corns … Read more

New Project Alert!

Combining the Wind Spinner Directions and the Autumn Leaves Template, we were able to make these fun Falling Leaves Spinners! Tested on ages 8, 6, 2, and 20 months, this project was a success! I pre-cut the leaves using the Autumn Leaves template and tracing them onto red, orange, yellow, and brown construction paper. I … Read more

Hello and Welcome!

Thanks for stopping by Little Genius Projects!! My name is Leanne and I’m the creator of this site! I am a full-time mom of three and I also watch a few kids at my home during the week. Child development and education are very important to me. So when I am at home with the … Read more