Need some fun ideas to keep your kids entertained? Sometimes, as parents, we just run out of creative, new ways to keep busy kids happy and occupied. That’s ok, too. Especially when all these crafty Moms and bloggers share their great ideas with us on Pinterest. We chose our favorite DIY crafts and activities for kids, and we think you are going to want to tackle one or more of these cool projects this weekend. From rainbow paints to little crafts kids can make themselves, these activities just make us smile. Check out these fun ideas your children are sure to love!
If you are looking for cool DIYs for kids to make at home, it does not get much better than learning how to make slime like this DIY unicorn poop. For a kids craft idea that is fun to play with, one that entertains children for hours, try making this slime recipe. Colorful, squishy, clicky, satisfying. #asmr Fun DIY projects for kids don’t get much better than this DIY slime recipe idea.
Another super fun project to do with the kids, this DIY squirt gun painting project is art and craft ideas for kids that we never get tired of. Let your baby Jackson Pollack’s of the world show their talents and make these awesome creative paintings. A cool idea for the backyard on a hot summer day, invite some neighbors over and make a party of it.
Make a lovely Perler Bead Fruit Magnets by simply following along with the simple tutorial from Frugal Mom Eh. These are like a splash of sunshine in the cold winter months. I love these bright and fruity designs. They look so vibrant and summery.
If you can’t be on a real boat to enjoy these last summer days, make one of your own! These cork sailboats are fantastic and amazingly creative! And this kid-friendly craft makes the cutest vessels ever seen on dry land — and you probably already have all the supplies.
Need a fun craft to keep the kids busy or for an amazing party favor? Check out these easy Homemade Bubble Wands! Such a fun DIY Craft project for the kids! The DIY is perfect for a lazy Saturday afternoon.
Never forget a plants name again with these easy markers! It’s also a fun DIY to do with your kids. Garden markers are one of my favorite warm weather crafts. They add such fun and whimsy to a garden, don’t they?
Looking for a fun DIY homemade toy project to make with your kids?
Make this pretty headband for your little princess or as a gift, it’s easy and inexpensive. This is a super simple way to make ribbon flowers. It’s perfect for beginners and advanced crafters alike. Head on over to Sew Mc Cool for the complete instructions and start crafting with the kids!
A super easy project – perfect for you and your kids! Making dish towel curtains couldn’t be more simple. These dish towels make a practical gift for anyone who loves your kids, a wonderful house warming gift, or just a fun addition for your own kitchen!
Want to learn how to make gum at home? This step by step tutorial shows you how easy it is to make gum. Follow the instructions and you will be making your own chewing gum in no time! This DIY is such a fun project to do with your kids.
DIY Laundry Basket Skee Ball with ball pit balls kids game via Frugal Fun 4 Boys – what an awesome indoor active game for kids! Turn a Costco diaper box into a basic ramp that launches the balls into the air. To play the game, simply roll the balls up the ramp and launch them into the laundry baskets. It works best if you kneel to roll the balls. What a great idea!
You will only need a few materials to craft this DIY pom pom bunny. To make these lovely pom-pom bunnies you will require yarn, pom-pom makers, beads, small white pom-poms, felt, transparent plastic thread and glue. These are too awesome! I am going to make these next week at the cottage with my son, he loves bunnies! Looking forward to the hutch installment.
DIY mason jar fairy lights are surprisingly easy to make for the entertainment value they offer. Unlike many DIYs that have long lists of supplies you may or may not find readily available, this one just uses glow in the dark paint, glitter and pretty much any clean jar you can find. This cool glow in the dark craft is a neat project idea for kids and teens, but I have to admit that adults find glow in the dark fairies to be mesmerizing as well.