Things to Make

Check out these fab kids craft ideas for things to make and keep – or give to someone special!

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Cork Raft

With just a few simple materials, you can make a little raft and try floating it at bath time. What you need to make a cork raft 3 ...

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Fun Theme Day Ideas for Kids

Feb half term is never the easiest being cold and wet but then throw in a global pandemic where you can’t escape for some variety ...

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Make Your Own Indoor Crazy Golf Course

I saw a great idea shared in an activities Facebook group on how to make your own indoor crazy golf from Frugal Fun for Boys & ...

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Cardboard Tube Marble Run

Get your engineering skills going by making a marble run from cardboard tubes. After a great fun activity using cardboard tubes to roll ...

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Secret Agent Invisible Ink

Make your own invisible ink and watch your invisible creation re-appear again when heated, as if by magic. Be a secret agent for the ...

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How to do Finger Knitting

Finger knitting only needs some yarn or wool and a pair of hands so it’s a great activity for a long journey or to pass time in a ...

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Garden Explorer Bug Hunt

Have fun creating your own explorer kit and going on a bug hunt in your garden or local park. This activity has endless variations and ...

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Cardboard Tube Racing Car Track

Create a racing car tube track for toy cars and watch them whizz across a hard floor. This makes a great game for toddlers and ...

Decorated Terracotta Pot

Have fun decorating a terracotta pot with paint and Sharpie pens. This makes a cute little pot or home for a small toy. It would make a ...

Glitter Snow Globe

Making your own glitter snow globes is loads of fun and easy to do. Preschoolers will be fascinated with their finished creation. What ...

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Paper Plate Circle Weaving

We saw this fantastic paper plate weaving tutorial on by Cassie Stephens and decided to make our own version using wool, thick thread, ...

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Felt Heart Bookmark

Create an easy heart shaped bookmark out of red felt for a loved one. It’s an ideal first sewing project and makes a great gift ...

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