7 DIY Projects Your Kids Will Freak Out Over


If you and your kid happen to love doing arts and crafts together, then you are going to love these next DIY projects. Whether you are looking to spruce up your home with some new artwork done by your kid, or are just looking to have some fun playing with extra cool Play-Doh, we’ve got 7 DIY projects your kids will freak out over. Enjoy!

“Frozen” Silly Putty

To make your own Frozen-inspired silly putty, you’ll need 1 bottle of Clear School Glue (147ml), the same amount of water (147 ml), 1/2 teaspoon of Borax, 1/2 cup hot water, a few sprinkles of silver and blue glitter and a few drops of blue food coloring. Follow the link for further instructions and a step-by-step video guide.


Autumn Leaves Mason Jar

In case you don’t have any pretty leaves lying around, you can always buy fake leaves just like the Spark and Chemistry blogger did. You will need mason jars, autumn leaves, Mod Podge and, if you happen to have one, a sponge brush, which is optional. Check out the full instructions here.



Using the melt and pour method, you and your kids can have a total blast making soapsicles. For this project you will need old popsicle molds, 1 bar of clear glycerine soap and soap colorant of your choice. Just follow DIY Inspired blogger’s tips to get going. This is a DIY project your kids will totally love, and it probably won’t be as difficult to get them to wash their hands, once they’ve made these awesome soapsicles.


All Natural Glow Play-Doh

At Fun At Home With Kids you will learn how to make all natural glow Play-Doh, which will last 4-6 months in a sealed container. Make sure you have a blacklight, a glowing vitamin (it goes by many different names, depending on the brand), flour, water, vegetable oil, cream of tartar and salt. Click the link to follow the instructions.


Glowing Jars

The From Panka With Love blogger decided to share her cool glowing jar project with her readers in both Hungarian and English. You will need mason jars, glowing paint, which you can buy from Cool Glow, Glow Inc. and other sites online. You will also need a paintbrush and some water. For step by step instructions visit the blog.


Lava Lamp

Make a cool lava lamp following the guidelines from S.L. Smith Photography. The neat DIY project is crafted with just some water, a bottle, food coloring, vegetable oil and Alka-Seltzer. Add the ingredients together for a magical lava lamp that can be customized depending on your choice of food coloring. Head over to S.L. Smith Photography‘s site for more cool projects.


Crayon Candles

Brit + Co. has tons of cool projects but you will definitely have a blast making their color block candles using crayons. Fun! Materials include dixie cups, wax, crayons, wicks, votives, popsicle sticks for stirrings. You will also need a microwave and a plate stand for propping up. Get the instructions here.