Humble brag: my kid is not yet two, so he hasn’t seen Frozen yet. But holy moly, you don’t need to have a kid with Frozen Fever to see that we are having an epidemic. If your kids are crazy for Frozen, you may as well harness that energy with some fun Frozen crafts. And don’t worry, I’ll get my comeuppance! By the time the next big Disney film is entrancing the toddler set, my son will be old enough to be swept right up.
Glass jar snow globes are nothing new, but I love seeing all of the interesting spins that folks take on this classic winter craft. Sara at Our Best Bites turned a sometimes-cheesy craft into something whimsical and hilarious by adding laminated photos of her kids to the inside of her snow globes. The hilarity is all in the pose, so choose your photo with care!
It’s pinecone season! I’ve always been a pinecone fan, but now that my baby has grown into a wobbly toddler, I love them double. Crafting with pinecones is fun, and crafting with pinecones that I collected on walks with my kid is double run! Go on a pinecone walk with your kiddos, and try some of these cute pinecone crafts.
Need something to entertain the kiddos at Thanksgiving or your tree trimming party? Set up an ornament-making table! They’ll love seeing their creations on your tree, and maybe you can sneak in a few minutes for grown up talk and a mugful of nog while they’re crafting. Some of these kid-made ornaments may require more supervision than others, so choose the one that will work best for your kids.
Let your kids get in on the Thanksgiving decorations with these Thanksgiving crafts.
There’s something magical about weaving, and repetitive projects like this can really help your kids relax and work on their concentration. This list runs the gamut from simple weaving-just-to-weave projects to woven wearables and even a woven rug that your kids can help make.
Get your kids jazzed about heading out for a day in the park or a hike in the woods with painted walking sticks that they help decorate! Christine at The DIY Dreamer used this painted walking stick activity to entertain her kids on a camping trip, and it’s such a fun way to get crafty kiddos excited about outdoor play. It’s a simple, portable project that will engage kids just old enough to wield a paint brush or experienced older kiddos.
Independence Day is just a few days away. Do you have a cookout in the works? Get your kids in on the decorating and keep them entertained with these fun July 4th crafts for kids!
Don’t let the rain get you and your kiddos down! Summer storms do more than just foil your beach or pool plans: they bring rainbows. Get excited about the rainbow that those summer rains leave behind, and keep your kids busy on a rainy day with these rainbow crafts! Maybe when the storm blows over, you can go rainbow hunting!
Easter is this Sunday! Are your kids getting excited? Whether you need something crafty to keep them occupied this week or something fun to do on Easter Sunday, we’ve got some fun Easter crafts for you!