As we all try to figure out how to keep our kids from watching YouTube videos all day during this time of social distancing and self-imposed quarantines, we thought we would gather some of our tried and true simple projects that can be done while everyone’s home; and it gets everyone away from the tv for a while.
These 12 projects are FANTASTIC, FUN and EASY to do crafts with children of all ages.
Project 1: Edie- Rainbow Fish Puppets
These adorable rainbow fish puppets are easy to make for even the youngest craft enthusiasts!
Project 2: Cindy – Giant Homemade Bubbles
These giant homemade bubbles are fun to create and super easy to assemble using just a few materials!
Project 3: Laura-DIY Sharpie T-Shirts
Want to let your kids express themselves without all the mess of tie-dye? Instead create DIY sharpie t-shirts they will love designing and wearing!
Project 4: Kelly-DIY Newspaper Kite
This DIY newspaper kite is a classic childhood activity that your kids will love.
Project 5: Lauren-DIY Stuffed Felt Lion
This tutorial on how to make a stuffed lion is creative, easy to follow and so adorable!
Project 6: Angela & Heather – Homemade Slushies
This easy DIY slushie stand can be a fun way to bring smiles to your neighbors. But please be sure to take the necessary precautions to stay safe.
Project 7: Gina-DIY Tree Swing
Make this simple DIY tree swing in less than an hour, with just a few basic supplies, and give your kids hours of fun! It’s safe, budget-friendly, and super easy to make!
Project 8: Courtney-Kindness Fans
Want to encourage your kids to show gratitude? These adorable kindness fans are a fun way to thank the people that make a difference in our lives every day.
Project 9: KC-Fun & Easy DIY Popsicles
Craving a sweet treat? These delicious DIY popsicles can be created using your favorite juice or pudding, then customized with your favorite add-ins.
Project 10: Nici- Giant DIY Tic Tac Toe Board
This giant DIY tic tac toe board brings a classic game to life in a BIG way! It comes together in just minutes for a fun game the whole family will love!
Project 11: Claire -Easy DIY Bird Feeder
This easy DIY bird feeder is a fun project to create with the kids! You can then spend the next several months together watching all the bird visitors!
Project 12: Michelle & Kira – All About Me Collage
Looking for a fun and easy craft project to tackle this year? This kid collage art project will keep children entertained all afternoon!