Subscribe to Raising A Healthy Family

9 Quick Crafts & Activities To Do With The Kids Today

I am always on the look out for new crafts and activities to do with my kids and with the age range I have (9, 12, 14), sometimes it can be a challenge. Whether you are snowed in, have kids home sick, or just want some new ideas for quick, inexpensive crafts and activities to do with the kids today, check out this assortment I have gathered from some of my favorite sites across the Internet. There should be something there for just about any age child – girl or boy!

9 quick crafts to do with kids

1. Make homemade puzzles using popsicle sticks and Modge Podge

2. Print paper dolls from the upcoming movie Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2

3. Perfect for the older kids – make a hovercraft from a CD and a balloon (tip of the hat to FreeStuff4Kids for finding it)

4. Too cold to go outside – set up your own hopscotch game indoors

5. Make a no-sew tutu in minutes that any little girl would love – and with a little bit of creativity you could make one for her favorite doll, too

6. Open your own felt pizzeria! There is something irresistible about felt food…

7. A movie party will be more fun when you make your own movie tickets and popcorn container

8. Make a  penguin finger puppet

9. Conversation marble magnets are fun for Valentine’s Day or any day – even for decorating a locker

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment, liking us on Facebook, or subscribing to the RSS feed updates via email or a Feedreader. This post may contain affiliate links or other sponsored material. Opinions are 100% the author's. Thanks!

2 Responses to 9 Quick Crafts & Activities To Do With The Kids Today

  1. Linette says:

    Thanks so much for including my penguin puppet. Love these ideas!

  2. Jessie says:

    Thanks for linking my popsicle stick puzzles! Love the felt food link too. 🙂