24 March, 2020
13 Easy Kids Craft Ideas
How are we going to keep the kids busy? The easy way would probably be to let them play video games all day and watch TV. But we all know that they need to do something constructive. Give them something to show for their time and make something useful, fun, or both. Here are 20 things you can make together to stay entertained.
These cute little bunnies are quick and easy to work up in about 20 minutes. Socks, chenille pipe cleaners, twine, and buttons should get you well on your way.
This dough only needs two ingredients. This stuff looks like fun and smells way better than the traditional Playdoh. It’s made with hair conditioner and cornstarch. Any kind of hair conditioner works, just make sure you like the scent and it’s cheap.
Simple to make for hours of fun. You can cut out a circle from card stock, or use a paper plate. Decorating is half the fun. Each one will have a unique spin on things.
Yes, you can make your own kazoo from an empty toilet paper roll. What kid doesn’t want to make music? An with this they will be playing you your favorite tunes in no time. If you’re interested in other things to make with empty toilet paper rolls, you can visit Things to make with Toilet Paper Rolls.
Kids these days don’t know about the simple things that kept us entertained. Here’s a way to give them a sample of the groovy ways of the day. Then if you’ve already done this experiment, you can click on this link to find out how to make a real lava lamp. (Responsible adult supervision is needed for the real one due to the chemicals involved.)
Who knew that science could be so much fun? Making real crystals overnight is even more fun. Borax can be turned to crystal and will cling to whatever shape you make of your pipe cleaner.
Superballs, they seem to bounce forever. And can be entertaining for just as long, or until they bounce right out of your life. (That would be under the refrigerator) LOL! Click on the ball for the recipe to making your own bouncy ball with glitter glue and borax
Slime is back and kids love it. Now they can make their own in just about any color they want. Glitter glue makes some really blingy slime.
9.Easy DIYFairy House
Fairy gardens are adorable. But let’s face it, those little tiny figurines can be expensive. Here’s a Fairy Mushroom House that the kids will enjoy making for your garden fairies.
I love it. You can mold it and if you’re really desperately hungry – eat it. Yes, its safe for your toddler to play with because it’s made from flour and vegetable oil. So you most likely already have the ingredients in your cupboard. But beware, this stuff can be messy.
With Easter right around the corner, maybe the little ones would like to help make paper Eggs. These easy to make eggs are made with colored construction paper and doilies. Have your toddler paint a paper doily with watercolors, being careful to not tear the doily. Let it dry, cut out your construction paper in the shape of a large egg, then trace the doily to be the same size. Glue the doily to the construction paper and your little one has just made you a work of art worthy of the refrigerator.
Summertime will be here before we know it and it brings back memories of catching fireflies and putting them in a jar. But if you don’t have any, you can use glow in the dark paint dotted inside a large clean jar.
This hack is super simple and gives your eggs a terrific tie-dye look. Simply spread the shaving cream into a sheet pan, drop food coloring into it and swirl. Then add your eggs after they have soaked in vinegar and dried, completely covering them and let them sit for a little while. Then take them out, let dry and rinse any excess.
Some of these ideas I might have to try myself, just because I feel like being a kid. Please feel free to leave me a comment or if you have any other fantastic ideas you can leave me a comment below or send an email to email@example.com. I would love to year from you!
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