5 Cool DIY Crafts For Kids

My little one is a huge fan of DIY activities, its fun to watch those little hands getting creative. DIY is the best way to keep your kids occupied for good 30-45 minutes and the best part is they are fun and educational at the same time. Here are some

5 Cool DIY which you can try with your kids

Spooky Paper Plate Eyes

Turn a regular paper plate into fun spooky eyes, all you need is to do a little painting and a regular paper plate can turn into creepy eyeballs. It is a perfect craft for Halloween decor and you can also teach a little about human anatomy.
Fun DIY activity with kids

Materials Needed

  • Paper Plates
  • Paint Brush
  • Red, green and black

How to get started

Begin by selecting the color of your choice, make use of the black color for the iris and green for the pupil. Now make use of red paint to color the blood vessels. Using black paint, color the middle of the plate, it is the pupil of eyes.

Mini Chalkboard

We had some leftover cookies tin box, so transformed it into a cute mini chalkboard. It is easy on the go activity kit, you can carry it anywhere. Perfect travel companion. The chalkboards and some colorful chalk together are a cool source for never-ending fun. This one is a fun DIY activity which kids will love.

Fun DIY Activity for kid


Materials Needed

  • Old cookies/chocolate mini tin box
  • Black chalkboard paint
  • Colorful chalks

How to get started

Pain the inside of the tin lid with multiple chalkboard paint coating. Allow it to dry and give a sufficient gap between each painting layer. You can also paint the top of the tin, if you have two or more kids it can be used to write their name. Once the tin completely dries add some colorful chalk pieces.

 DIY Desk Organizer

Use the leftover toilet papers and turn it into colorful desk organizers. All you need is colorful paint and glue.
DIY activity with toilet paper

Materials Needed

  • 2-3 toilet paper rolls
  • Broad paintbrush
  • Paints
  • Glue

How to get started

Color each toilet paper and allow it to dry. With the help of a hot glue, stick the colored toilet paper tubes together. You can also add your own fun elements like beads, glitter to make it more attractive.

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Almost every kid loves to build new things with play dough. Now, you can prepare your own play dough with just 2 ingredients.
2 ingredients play dough - DIY activity

Materials Needed

  • Conditioner
  • Corn-starch

How to get started

Mix the corn-starch and conditioner together and prepare a tight dough. Allow it to rest for 2-3 minutes and the play dough is ready.

DIY Slime

A handful of slime can easily bring a smile to anyone’s face, you just need some basic ingredients and can have endless hours of fun.
Easy DIY Activity for kids

Materials needed

  • 1 bottle Glue
  • 1 tablespoon of baking soda
  • The color of your choice
  • Contact lens solution

How to get started

Mix all the ingredients together and until you get a perfect consistency. If needed add 1 tablespoon of contact lens solution and mix again.

Note: This blog post is a part of DIY Blog Train hosted by Katerina , Anisha , Cheni Adukia and  Danisha . We are here share fun and unique DIYs which are very helpful to keep the little brain’s super sharp and creative.  I would like to thank Silja Nair , who is a Fashion and product designer by profession and blogs at https://vijvihaar.wordpress.com/  Check out the next blog by Sai Rajeswari a Toddler Mom.She is experiencing motherhood loves experimenting in Kitchen. Sai is Penning Down Memories & Moments From Parenting To Cooking Through her blog Small World Of Happiness.

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3 thoughts on “5 Cool DIY Crafts For Kids

  • August 29, 2018 at 11:20 am

    So many cool ideas.
    Slime and Dough DIY are more interesting.
    Kids live them a lot.
    Will try for sure…

  • September 2, 2018 at 6:11 pm

    Loved all these ideas, spooky eyes looks so much fun.. Thank you for being a part of our blog train

  • September 3, 2018 at 2:37 am

    I like this activity a lot… spooky eyes look so much fun & help to remove child fear. Keep on writing dear.


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