Even if you’ve explored all of the kid-friendly movies, books, and board games that you can think of, perhaps, you’re leaving one avenue unexplored. And, yes, we’re talking specifically about DIY projects! These two kid-approved crafts are fun to make together as a family. Best of all, they are each affordable and largely rely upon common household items! Take a look at them below.
Magnetic Tic Tac Toe
- Glue gun
- A large magnetic surface, like your fridge
Cut out circles out of cardboard. You need 10 of them. Then, using a marker draw five Xs and five Os. Flip the cardboard circles over and, using hot glue, attach the magnet pieces. To play Tic Tac Toe, use a dry-erase marker to draw a big hashtag sign on the fridge and let the fun begin.
- 1 cup plain flour
- 1/2 cup salt
- 2 tablespoons cream of tartar
- 1 cup boiling water
- 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil
- Food coloring of your choice
- 1 tube of colored glitter
Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl. Combine oil and water, and slowly pour into dry ingredients. Mix until dough comes together. Add coloring and glitter and knead. Refrigerate until cool or break into small balls and play with immediately.
Woodhaven at Park Bridge Apartments in Alpharetta, Georgia