Keep the little ones entertained by giving their stuffed animals a ride in this adorable DIY train. You’ll need three shoeboxes and four lids, a toilet paper tube, and some colourful construction paper to make it pretty. Thread some string or rope through the boxes to make an easy pull-along toy.
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Grab your best Crayola markers, crayons, paints and more to bring the circus to life. Use recycled materials, like file folders, to create circus performers and animals. Use foam pieces to make the characters 3D!
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This easy-to-make mailbox is the perfect holiday craft for getting those letters to Santa.
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Got a kid who’s soccer-crazy? You can help them make this awesome, mini soccer field fit for two players. All you’ll need to get started (besides the obvious stuff) are some wooden skewers, tack, clothing pins, and a ball. Now go score some goals!
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If your kids love to put on shows, this adorable puppet theatre will keep them entertained for months of family fun.
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Your kids can really put their own flare into these rooms by picking their favourite themes and colours.
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Have some fun under the sea with this adorable ocean craft, complete with fish, waves and seaweed. Add some fake seashells for that extra authentic touch!
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Make an entire doll house with as many boxes as you’d like (this one uses four). Your kids add a little personal touch to every room.
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Your kids can use crayons, construction paper, glue and other materials to create a habitat for their favourite animals. You can print off animals to colour in for an easier (and faster) craft.
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Your child can park all of her cars in this cool garage. Let her personalize it with her own colours and parking spots. Finally, a place to put those Hot Wheels!
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