When I was in grade school, I was taught by my art teacher different kinds of art and DIY crafts. I can still remember making DIY crafts at home (which I learned from school) and (tried) selling it to our neighbors. But, I noticed that kids these days do not have the same interest we have back then. They now spend more time watching TV or playing gadgets. If you’re one of the parents who want to spend time with your child doing arts and don’t want them to be spending their free time using gadgets, here are 60 fun activities that you and your kid(s) can try.
1. Melted Beach Suncatchers
Take your child’s art to the next level.
Found on artfulparent 2. Homemade Chalkboard
Can be a fun drawing space of your children. Plus, it’s Homemade. Wow!
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3. DIY Binoculars
Kids can also explore their creativity by recycling paper towel tubes and making it as binoculars.
Found on popsugar 4. 3D Paper Planets
A bit of skill and help from mom and dad is required in this project.
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5. Paper Chain Snake
This makes a great addition to your kids’ DIY toys.
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6. Animal Masks
Can be use as a costume at school. Or, during the birthday party of your little one.
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7. Moving Fish
If your kids ask you to get her a pet fish. You now know how to get her one.
Found on krokotak 8. Paper Plate Spiders
Another craft that’s made of paper plate. So simple and easy to make.
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9. Kid’s Milk Carton Village
Do not throw your kid’s milk carton, gather and wash it. You can make a village out of it. Your kids will be very happy and excited with this project.
Found on liagriffith.com 10. Paper Roll Dragon Craft
Easy DIY toy even for the smallest fingers!
Found on onelittleproject 11. Pineapple Thumbprint Art
Let your children experiment and get their little fingers dirty!
Found on ohcrafts 12. T-Shirt Stamping
Try this project with your kids by using different types of fruits. This bell pepper has an intricate design that will look pretty when printed on your kids’ shirts.
Found on goodhousekeeping 13. Funny Face-Off
You’ll hear your kids giggle or laugh their heart out when you try making this project.
Found on iheartcraftythings 14. Crystal Names
Teach your kids a bit of Science.
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15. Painting Fireworks
Reuse your toilet paper rolls to achieve this simple and easy painting.
Found on learning4kids 16.Paint Splat Art Activity
Creating mess and art at the same time! Yup.
Found on craftymorning 17. Firework Salt Painting
Another Firework project for your kids.
Found on busymommymedia 18. Paper Planes
Let your kids’ imagination fly.
Found on goodhousekeeping 19. Soap Boat Race
Rain gutters, water, and soap boat- you can now have your kids raced them in your very own DIY race track.
Found on iheartnaptime 20. Tic Tac Toe
Ladybug Vs. Tadpoles
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21. DIY Fireman Air Tank
Guess who’s going to be the happiest fire kid?
Found on crayonboxchronicles 22. Origami Frogs
When the fun of folding is over, you can invite your kids to play with you to see which frog can jump the farthest.
Found on itsybitsyfun 23. Airplane Clothespin
This DIY is so quick. Paint your kids plane with their favorite colors/
Found on diyinspired 24. DIY Marble Run
Another DIY made from toilet rolls.
Found on powerfulmothering 25. DIY Heart Crowns
This ones for your little princess.
Found on artfulparent 26. DIY Princess Wand
And a wand to make her look like a real princess!
Found on inspirationmadesimple 27. Paper Dream Catchers
Wishing only good dreams for your little ones.
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28. Caterpillar Craft
Cuties. This will brighten up the mood of your little lady.
Found on we-made-that 29. Fish Puppets
Cut the shape and let them decorate their own puppets.
Found on southernmadesimple 30. Colorful Jellyfish Craft
You can use this craft as a decor to your kid’s room.
Found on iheartcraftythings 31. DIY Beehive and Bee
Bunch of bees and beehive from toilet paper rolls. Aaawwee, they’re so cute!
Found on icreativeideas 32. Super Hero Mask
Let your kids take their pick.
Found on thehappyhomelife 33. Toilet Roll Craft
Let her make her favorite princess or cartoon character.
Found on mollymoocrafts 34. Cars from Toilet Rolls
Let the race begin!
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35. Pool Noodle Water Wall
When they start using the pool noodles as makeshift swords, tie the toys to a pegboard and hold a good, clean water race instead.
Found on goodhousekeeping 36. Toy Parachute Craft
Someone’s going to be busy playing with his new toy.
Found on notimeforflashcards 37. Paper Bead Necklace
Have your kids experiment by using magazine clippings, newspaper or wrapping paper. No need to go to the nearest store. This project can also teach your children what is recycling all about.
Found on sowderingabout 38.Bubble Wrap Prints
Show your kids how bubble wrap can be fun.
Found on artbarblog 39. Folded Paper Bracelets
A wearable art.
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40. Toilet Paper Bee Craft
Paper rolls are such a fun and easy-to-find material to use in making crafts.
Found on easypeasyandfun 41. DIY Rocket
Are you finished with that roll of toilet paper? Transform it into a rocket. Your little boy will be more than happy to help you.
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42. DIY Kite
Kite flying with your kids is a great idea.
Found on hellowonderful 43. DIY Toy Cardboard Camera
This ones for your future photographer. In 20 minutes or less, you’ll have this toy camera for your little one.
Found on mollymoocrafts 44. Russian Dolls with Paper Cups
This project is so easy. Just collect some empty cups and you can now start your DIY Russian dolls project.
Found on estefimachado 45.Popsicle Bird Feeder
Make a Popsicle bird feeder with your kids.
Found on 101gardening 46. Paper Dinosaur Hat
When you and your kids are done with the project. You can play dress up with them, engagestoo.
Found on cuttingtinybites 47. Marshmallow Shooters
This is a childhood must-do!
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Parents and children who engage in activities like arts and crafts create a unique bonding experience which creates lifelong memories. Also, arts teaches children how to interpret, criticize, and use visual information, and how to make choices based on it.
If those reasons are not yet enough, here is another one – they are simply too cute to miss these experiences!
So, which one will you start with your kid?
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