Are you bored with the same daily routine? Crafting is the best solution to it. You can use your creativity and showcase your talent.
Crafting can be the best way to spend some fun time with kids. It will keep the kids busy and you won’t be bored as well. So, here are a few Fun Crafts to Do When You’re Bored.
5 Fun Crafts to Make Your Afternoon Interesting
Let’s get crafting.
1. Shell Game
- Spray Paint
Steps: Remove the sharp-edged shells. Paint the shells using spray paint and let them dry. Now using a market write down names in the inner part of the shell. Write down a name on two different shells. Next, mix the shells and lay them on the tray names facing down.
This can be a memory game for your kids.
2. Pinecone Magnet
- Spray Paint
Steps: Cut a few scales of the pinecone from the top. Spray paint the pinecone and let them dry. You can use the cut off pinecone in two ways using both the sides. Now glue magnets on any side of the cone and let the glue dry.
Use these pinecone magnets on refrigerators or boards.
3. Button Bookmark
- Paper Clip
Steps: Take colorful buttons. Apply glue on the back of the buttons. Now stick the paper clip to it. Cover the sticky part with a felt.
You will have beautiful button bookmarks ready in no time.
4. Glove Monster
- Old Gloves
- Rugs, Cotton or Sponge
Steps: Take old used gloves and fill them with rugs, cotton, or sponge. Tie the end of the glove with yarn. Now use glue to stick two buttons on the gloves making them eyes. Use the felt to design the mouth of the monster.
You can use these glove monsters to decorate your rooms or lawn by hanging them.
5. Egg Carton Bowl
- Paper Egg Carton
- Plastic Bag
- Small Bowl
- Food Coloring
Steps: Brake the Egg Carton into pieces and place them in water for some time. Mix the pieces well till they are soft and become a paste. Add food coloring to it and then mix the paste well. Place the plastic bag in the small bowl such that it covers it completely. Put the mixture in the bowl and shape them in the shape of that bowl. Allow it to dry in sun for a few hours. Take the plastic out and dry the other side.
You will have a nice bowl ready for use once it hardens. You can use it for storing your jewelry or clips.
These crafts are low on budget and you can also use your household items to make them. So, enjoy making these crafts with your kids.
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