i have a phenomenal 4 year old daughter. she is brilliant. she is creative. she is intelligent. she loves designing & crafting & creating & making & baking. i love doing simple DIY’s with her — it provides quality focused time together doing what we love!!
most of these ideas have been gathered over this past year on my KIDS Pinterest board… each of the projects is linked directly to the source, or if no source, an image is provided for you to use as a guide!
1 / make a simple leather ribbon headband – how to
2 / collect and press flowers/leaves – how to
3 / make a kite & fly it
4 / water color circles & triangles tutorial
5 / practice sewing with sweet sewing cards
6 / watch fairy tale, the movie
7 / make a fairy garden in a small flower pot
9 / make paper wings
10 / design a lovely cat mask
12 / learn new jokes
13 / make bird wings out of scrap fabric
14 / paper bird house (translate from Hungarian!)
15 / play a card game + a diy game card holder
16 / flowers made from coffee filters
17 / owl’s from TP rolls (how to VIDEO)
18 / mason jar bird house
19 / wee mouse tin house
20 / doorway puppet theater
i just love creating & encouraging creative play, painting, designing & making with my young children. i’ve seen an incredibly impact on their sweet lives already and will continue to challenge them with new & exciting projects. i hope you feel encouraged to start a craft closet for you & your kids!!