Small World Play

Our DIY fabric pirate treasure map kids craft sitting on a table with fake gold coins

Make: Scrap Fabric Adventure Maps with Kids

Invite your kids to make their own reusable DIY adventure maps from scrap fabric – a classic art and play activity that encourages creative storytelling, spatial thinking, and visual literacy. Kids DIY Fantasy Map Project – Table of Contents Use…

Holding a pair of binoculars up with a view of our mini backyard safari setups in the background

Make: A Mini Backyard Safari

Spring and summer weather is grand for heading outside to go on an exciting mini backyard safari – no jeep necessary! We had a gentle spring rain last night that led to a magic raindrop-covered backyard this morning. Everything is…

Our DIY fairy peg dolls sitting on a wood slice in front of a neutral background.

Make: DIY Woodland Fairy Peg Dolls

Fill a tiny forest with your own enchanting set of DIY woodland fairy peg dolls for creative small-world play. With a kid-friendly crafting process that encourages creative reuse and imaginative storytelling, this activity is sure to be a hit with…

Our DIY fairy greenhouse egg carton seed starter sitting next to cardboard pine trees, an egg carton mushroom, and a fairy peg doll

Make: Fairy Greenhouse Egg Carton Seed Starters for Kids

These darling DIY fairy greenhouses are egg carton seed starters kids can plant, decorate, tend, and watch grow! They’re a wonderful late winter or early spring indoor gardening activity for children – especially if you live in a colder climate…

Four of our DIY miniature wood cars sitting on a paper road against a green background

Make: DIY Toy Cars and Trucks from Scrap Wood

These upcycled DIY scrap wood toy cars and trucks are fun handmade miniatures that kids can help make and decorate for small world transportation play and make wonderful DIY gifts. DIY Wood Toy Cars for Kids – Table of Contents…

Our DIY beanbag soft village playset for kids sitting in front of a white background

Make: A DIY Soft Village Playset for Kids

Nestled deep in the heart of Norway, cozily tucked away amongst forests of lush evergreens and majestic snow-capped mountains, you’ll find this charming little Fjord village. Inspired by a family trip and their day of sightseeing in Bergen, these colorful…