Category: Kid Crafts

Fairy Houses – Day 24 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

Fairy Houses – Day 24 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

My oldest daughter loves fairies, and sometimes she likes to make fairy houses. You can buy fairy houses for the garden, but I think it’s more fun when kids make their own. This can be very much a found items kind of project. My daughter usually selects a shoebox...

Make Paper Airplanes – Day 18 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

Make Paper Airplanes – Day 18 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

Paper airplanes are simple, cheap entertainment. They’re best when kids are old enough to fold their own, but still pretty good if you have to take a minute and make one for a younger child. The key here is finding a good place for your kids to fly them....

Sidewalk Chalk – Day 17 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

Sidewalk Chalk – Day 17 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

Sidewalk chalk is one of those classic toys for kids. The mess is usually easy to clean up. There are some really fun types of sidewalk chalk now, such as some that comes with glasses to make projects look 3-D. It’s a really nice effect, although not utterly necessary....

Stringing Beads – Day 12 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

Stringing Beads – Day 12 of 30 Days of Keeping Kids Busy During the Summer

Kids enjoy stringing beads during a wide range of ages, especially girls who might actually wear any necklaces they make. There are beads appropriate to all ages, although if you have multiple kids you might find the younger ones eyeing the older kids’ supplies pretty hard. Have a good...