• Snow day? 5 kid-friendly craft ideas to ward off cabin fever

    By: Fiza Pirani, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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    Rained in, snowed in or just stuck at home for the day? Don’t let cabin fever get you and the kids down.

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    We’ve scoured the web for some creative, fun and entertaining craft ideas perfect for some indoor family fun.

    Make some flubber:

    If your kid loves goop, make some flubber! This easy DIY is a fun, colorful project sure to keep the kids entertained.

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    Sock puppet fun:

     

    Grab some old socks and craft supplies to create colorful, fun sock puppets. Get the creative juices flowing even more by asking the kids to write a fun play and act it out with their new puppet friends.

    DIY money bank using a plastic bottle:

     

    While crafting their piggy bank, kitty bank, money tree or whatever they want, slip in a lesson about saving money.

    Create pancake art:

     

    Ever tried creating pancake art? It’s not easy. But the challenge can be fun together! Have the kids pick out a character from their favorite storybook and find a tutorial online. And when you’re all done, enjoy the tasty dish.

    DIY clothespin faces:

     

    Get creative with items you already own around the house with these clothespin faces. All you need is some wooden clothespins, paper, scissors and pencils. 

     

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