Think activities for kids that don’t include video games and Angry Birds are stuck in the Stone Age? Think again! There are so many interactive (and non-virtual) things for your kiddos to do these days…All it takes is a little imagination and some resourcefulness! Help spread the love for crafting with these DIY ideas for kids to try.

Heart Dino

Turn even the most ferocious predator (including your trotting toddler) into a lovebug (and DIY extraordinaire) with this Heart-holding Dinosaur. (via Lovely Indeed)


Make art fun for all ages with Cool Whip Paint. No Picasso-like skills necessary. (via Create, Play, Teach)

Dinosaur Feet Slippers

Let your kids claw it out with Dinosaur Feet Slippers — but prepare yourself for some loud ‘RAWRs’ ringing in the hallways. (via A Bird and a Bean)

Milk Carton City

Have your kids turn milk cartons into cityscapes with this DIY project that will do their bodies good. (via Mormorsglamour)


Add personality and flair to a child’s room with these Glittered Animal Canvases, which can be easily mounted for a 3-D wallpaper effect. Get kids in on the fun by having them decorate the canvases themselves! (via Papery & Cakery)

What was your favorite childhood art project?

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    1. Fixed Matches

      Aw, this was a really good post. Spending some time
      and actual effort to produce a very good article… but what can I say… I procrastinate a
      whole lot and don’t manage to get nearly anything done.