We are all in the middle of truly challenging situations. And the world as we know it – will never ever be the same again.
As employees work from home, children are off from school, families deal with new scenarios, health workers and governments battle it out on the frontlines – the situation is changing every single day and we’re all scrambling to prepare for the unknown.
With work pressure remaining unchanged or even increasing, lack of support staff and house help – the big issue parents are facing is how to keep kids gainfully occupied while minimising screen time.
With that in mind we’ve curated a list of DIY activities and crafts to keep the kids busy and to bring some order to the chaos during these uncertain times.
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Origami is simple and yet rewarding. And can be done with pretty much any kind of paper lying around. Check out these step by step tutorials here
Pebbles picked up from holiday trips or for that matter – or even from your green patch can take on a life of their own with some paint and creativity. Learn how to create your own cactus plant here and some cute ladybugs by following these how-to’s here
Get crafty by creating these funny face bottle planters and plant some greens in them as well. That’s what we call a two-in-one benefit ! Learn how to make them here and make yourselves your own garden !
Rainbow Fun Science for Kids
Make DIY craft time educational as well in the nicest possible way. This is a classic science experiment that produces beautiful results and rainbow flowers – and teaches kids about plant biology. Follow detailed instructions here
Growing Plants in eggshells
Upcycle eggshells and an empty egg carton – follow instructions here and use mustard or sunflower seeds to create your own little patch of microgreens which you can snip off from your little egg pot and eat once its grown out.
Have fun with these DIY craft ideas and enjoy your time with your kids !