Clear slime is really easy to make and really fun to play with! You only need 4 simple ingredients - clear glue, water, baking soda and contact lens solution. The slime has a lot of bubbles in it right when you make it (which might make it look a little cloudy). The trick to making crystal clear slime is to leave it untouched in a container for a few days. The bubbles in the slime disappear making it as clear as glass! RELATED: Fluffy Slime This post contains affiliate links. If you … [Read more...]
Kids Crafts & Activities
Let their creativity shine with these simple and fun kids crafts! Kids and parents will love these easy projects using mostly dollar store supplies.
Each project includes a step by step photo tutorial, easy to follow instructions, and even videos for our newer projects.
You'll find hundreds of kid-friendly crafts, easy art projects, and hands on activities that are perfect for children who love to make things. From pipe cleaner crafts, bead crafts, paper roll crafts and holiday crafts, you're sure to find tons of fun ideas for creative kids!
This handprint butterfly craft is SO CUTE and it's so simple to make. Hold the popsicle stick to turn your butterfly into a puppet - the wings flutter as you move it through the air! Decorate the wings to make your butterfly unique. All you need are a few simple craft supplies and you can make this simple butterfly craft in less than 10 minutes. RELATED: Coffee Filter Butterflies This post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something we may earn a small … [Read more...]
Making a rice stress ball is SO EASY! With only a balloon and some rice you can make a super fun, super squishy stress ball with the coolest texture. Using rice as a filler in your stress ball is even easier than using flour. The texture is really neat and slightly crunchy. They feel (and sound) so cool when you squeeze them! RELATED: How to Make a Stress Ball with Flour This post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something we may earn a small commission which … [Read more...]
This crab handprint craft is SO CUTE and it's really easy to make! This is such a fun kids craft and a great craft idea for the beach or cottage. All you need is some construction paper, googly eyes and a toilet paper roll and you can make this simple summer craft in less than 10 minutes! RELATED: Paper Roll Animals This post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something we may earn a small commission which helps us run this website. Crab Handprint … [Read more...]
These crystal stars made from pipe cleaners and a simple borax solution are SO COOL. And they're really easy to make! Leave them overnight and crystals magically form! Borax Crystal Star Ornaments OK you guys, I think I've fallen in love with another kids activity. These borax ornaments are so easy to make, and they look SO COOL when they're done! It takes a few hours to grow the crystals, but the actual work involved with putting them together is really fast. We whipped up our crystal … [Read more...]
String paint art is SO PRETTY and it's really simple to create! This is such a fun and easy art technique and a great art project for people of all skill levels. You can make pull string art with any kind of acrylic paint and either string or yarn. Pull String Art With Acrylic Paint String paint art using acrylic paint is a great art project for kids, tweens, teens, adults and seniors! I love how bright and bold the acrylic paint looks on the black paper. This is such a pretty art … [Read more...]
DIY stress balls are so easy to make! All you need is a balloon and a filler like flour or rice and you end up with a super fun, super squishy stress ball that's perfect for busy hands! How to Make a Stress Ball Homemade stress balls are SUPER SIMPLE to make at home. You can use flour, rice, water beads, play dough, and even oobleck as a filler inside the balloon. In order to get the flour inside the balloon, you'll also need a funnel. But no worries if you don't have one! Simply cut … [Read more...]
String painting is such a fun and EASY way to create beautiful artwork! It's amazing to see the beautiful designs you can create with a simple piece of string or yarn. This kid-friendly art technique uses liquid watercolours and regular printer paper. String Painting String painting is such a great art idea for both adults and kids. You don't need any special skills or equipment and it's really easy to create really cool looking paintings! All three of my kids really enjoyed this … [Read more...]
This slime recipe without borax is SO AWESOME. This recipe makes perfect slime every single time! It's soft, super stretchy, and with only 4 ingredients, it's really easy to make! How to Make Slime Without Borax Homemade slime is SO MUCH FUN. Every kid I know loves it. And who can blame them!? DIY slime is super simple to make and sooooo much fun to play with when you're done! When you're making glue-based slime, you need an activator. Your options are borax, liquid starch (which is … [Read more...]
This fire breathing dragon made from a toilet paper roll is an easy kids craft that uses simple craft supplies. When you blow into the end of the tube the tissue paper looks like flames coming out of the dragon's mouth! Fire Breathing Dragon Craft Add this activity to your crafty bucket list, because it's SO MUCH FUN! And it's ridiculously simple to make. Kids, toddlers and preschoolers will love to see the dragon blowing fire! The photos make me smile, just looking at them. Watch the … [Read more...]