It’s the time of the year where all the kids are on their school summer holiday and constantly complaining that there’s nothing to do. Well, we’ve put together a list of great videos and articles to help give you some craft ideas that they can get involved with. As always, we’ve included a range of resources that will appeal to a variety of ages.
DIY play dough (Non-toxic, no cooking) – who remembers play dough? Kids will love making up their own colours and getting creative with the dough they make.
Blow painting with straws – this is a very fun, arty craft where every piece of work comes out different!
Bubble painting – on a similar wavelength to the blow painting, this rainy day activity will allow kids to produce unique pieces of artwork.
6 DIY school supplies – older kids will love making their own stationery at the end of the school holidays, ready for going back to school!
Paper plate dream catcher – this is an extremely easy craft where kids can get creative with decorating an item for their room.
Ladybird painted rocks – these little rocks would make the perfect gift!
Melted crayon art – this is a project that older kids will enjoy doing, involving melting crayons on a canvas for a colourful drip effect.
DIY balloon bowls – another fab and colourful project for older kids!
DIY yarn orbs – these orbs are simple to make and would look gorgeous attached to a string of fairy lights.
Tree button art – if you’ve got an ever growing stash of buttons, let kids go wild with them and decorate a tree!