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Find a creative kids’ craft, learning activity, or DIY play accessory to make here in our full archive of imaginative kids’ projects.

Our DIY wrapping paper laid out with holiday package supplies.

Make: DIY Phonebook Wrapping Paper

Enjoy process painting fun and green your giving with this kid-made DIY phonebook wrapping paper – reduce, reuse, recycle and GIVE! Happy Green Monday! To be honest, I didn’t really even know that was a thing until this morning – and…

Our DIY felt garland hanging over a small tree on a tabletop in front of a white background.

Make: A DIY Festive Felt Garland for the Holidays

Make a beautiful handmade felt garland with kids for easy and simple DIY holiday decor you can enjoy year after year. For all of you still recovering from Thanksgiving overexertion, I have the PERFECT weeknight activity to entertain your kiddos…

Different kinds of bouncy ball toys sitting on a white background.

Make: DIY Super Bouncy Ball

Making these DIY Bouncy Balls at home definitely takes away the fun of using those awesome 25¢ machines at the store, but it will add to your mad-scientist playtime. To make your own bouncy balls you’ll need: BASIC SUPPLIES: Cups…

Turn toddler scribbles into fine art with this easy canvas and stencil DIY

Make: Toddler Scribbles into Fine Art

You always want to keep and treasure every work of art your kids make – but when they’re making you an entire ream’s worth of scribbled art from month to month, you quickly realize you can’t hold on to everything.…

Make your own eco-friendly, kid-safe edible DIY glitter!

Make: DIY Salt Glitter for Kids Crafts and Play

DIY edible glitter you say?! You bet. A couple of years ago, while putting together a playdough sensory project, I thought it would be fun to add a bit of sparkle for a snow-like effect. After a disastrous first attempt,…

DIY Bird Feeder Wreath

Make: A Bird Feeder Wreath

As winter starts to fade into spring (in most areas), this simple project is fun for the kids and a good way to get birds flocking into your yard. To make your own bird feeder wreath you’ll need: BASIC SUPPLIES:…

DIY Eco-Friendly Heating Pad Mini Hearts | via barley & birch

Make: Reusable, Eco-friendly Heart Hand Warmers

There are some aches and pains that will only get better with a little heat. Growing up, my mom (hi mom!) had an electric heating pad that we’d get to snuggle up with if we needed it. About seven years…

Make a simple and easy DIY mason jar terrarium in 5 minutes! | via barley & birch

Make: A DIY Mason Jar Terrarium

Another Earth Day has come and gone, but I hate to see a party end…so I decided to do a little Easter green redecorating with some extra jam jars I found lying around the house. Here’s a SUPER quick DIY…