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15 Crafty Ways to Avoid Hearing the Words “I’m Bored”


Voila!!!  No you don’t have to hear your kids say “I’m bored” over and over again.  Here are 15 fun crafty projects for you and your child to work on together.   They will love them and it will provide hours of entertainment so they can avoid boredom.   Enjoy!!!



1. NO-SEW Colored Pencil Roll-Up (or crayons, paintbrushes, etc.)…from the book ‘No-Sew Love’

2.Make your own VOLCANO (sensory, craft, and science)

3.DIY Laminated Apron For Kids

4.Mini Books for Card Collections (or photos, business cards, etc)

5.No-Sew ELSA CAPE (from Frozen)…a ‘Do-It-Together’ Project

6.St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Coloring Page PRINTABLE….quick and fun!

7.Make your own MOON SAND (crumbly, yet moldable and fun!)

8.Magnetic Pattern Blocks {{great for home & TRAVEL}}

9.DIY Walking Stilts for Kids

10.Stuffed Toy Snakes……soft and cuddly!!

11.Stamped Clay Jewelry (and Keychains and Gift Tags)

12. Turn Child’s Drawing into Stuffed Toy/Doll

13.Make your own Magnetic Paper Dolls (and a fabric cover for your metal base)

14.Kid Craft Project: Paper Towel Butterflies

15.Making Homemade Gak

16. Playdough Cookies

17.Children’s Art Smock


Ashley Johnston

Administrator at Make It & Love It
Ashley Johnston is a professional DIY costume maker, sewist, crafter, and owner of Make It & Love It. She is a mom of 5 and a wife to a very patient (with the craft clutter) husband. In case you’re wondering, she always chooses crafting/sewing/designing over mopping/dusting/wiping base boards……but bathrooms/laundry/full bellies are always attended to. Whew!

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