With the kids home for the holidays winter break, and even with lots of new toys around the house, you may still hear the inevitable, “I’m bored”. And here are a few ways to keep those little hands busy, and industrious. And just maybe you might have a little fun yourself. You never know!
Have the kids create beautiful sand art without the sand! This simple tutorial uses basic ingredients found around the house and will keep the kids busy for hours! You can find the full tutorial at Flax & Twine.
What a cute idea! Gather some stones and some acrylic paints and have the kids create their own tic tac toe games! You can find a tutorial for these little bugs at Joann.com!
Create cute stamps using bottle tops and foam cutouts. A great idea for thank you cards for all those gifts! The kids will have a blast creating with these reusable stamps. You can find a full tutorial at Vanessa’s Values.
For the younger set, there is a great selection of art ideas from Krokotak using paper plates.
A very cool technique for transferring crayon drawings onto fabric. Easily done with sandpaper, crayons and an iron! Check out Alphamom for a simple tutorial.
And finally, how about a few crafty ideas using those leftover toilet paper tubes? Check out Looledo for detailed instructions on this little bi-plane, and many more tp ideas! Edited: Apparently that website has been hacked. I removed the link. Hopefully, you can get an idea of what you can create by looking at the photo above.
Would you like some more kids craft ideas? Here are a few from the Sitcom!
And don’t forget to visit my Tutorial Page for over 100 craft tutorials for all ages!