We all want to be awesome parents, but part of awesome parenting is coming up with cool ideas for our kids. And let’s face it, some of us are better at this than others. Luckily, for those of us who suffer in the creativity department, there are plenty of ideas floating around the internet.
If you’re crafty, you can show off your skills with a variety of homemade toys, and for those who aren’t as crafty, there are plenty of easy things to make or buy that will delight your kids too. Check out these awesome ideas for the crafty and non-crafty alike.
1. Entertainment Center Transformation
If your crafty, you can convert an old entertainment system into an awesome children’s play kitchen!
2. Frozen Themed Silly Putty
Make Frozen themed silly putty with this tutorial!
3. Lego Kit
You kids need never to be without their legos with this cute kit. Learn how to make it here.
4. Lego Storage
Organize your child’s Legos with this awesome storage solution.
5. Lego Table
Or make an awesome Lego table to store Legos in!
6. Mermaid Decor
Kids crazy about the ocean? Make their room match their obsession!
7. Glow-in-the-dark Play Dough
Kick up your average play dough by making it glow in the dark with this tutorial!
8. Rainbow Fan
Create your own rainbow colored fan with this how-to!
9. Edible Play Dough
Play dough you can snack on! Check out how to make it here.
10. Indoor Toddler Swing
If your crafty you can make one, but indoor toddler swings are also available to buy.
11. Airplane Swing
The crafty can try making this awesome airplane swing! Find out how here.
12. Skateboard Swing
If you’re looking for a simpler swing project, this skateboard swing is easier to make.