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Make Stuff: A Crafting eBook for Kids and Families!

It’s our first crafting eBook for kids! Make Stuff is full to the brim of creative ideas using upcycled household items. Check out what’s inside and snag the eBook to spend some time creating with your family!

Raise your hand if you’re home with your kids! I’m no stranger to the fact that having young kids at home is hard. Fun, wonderful, lovely, but super hard. And sometimes one of the hardest things is finding ways to really connect with kids that’s both exciting for them and interesting for you.

Well friends, after your awesome response to the At Home Activity Book, it became loud and clear to me that parents are always hunting for creative ways to play, interact with, and teach their kids. Always. And since crafting is one of the things I do best (and love to do with my own kids), I thought it was high time that we put together a crafting eBook that’s specifically for families of all kinds!

crafts for kids
crafts for kids

Make STuff: A Crafting eBook for Kids and Families

And that’s how Make Stuff came about! From my desire to help adults connect with the kids they love through hands-on, creative activities that inspire imagination and bring them closer together.

This crafting eBook is filled with projects, activities, and ideas that are not just fun and creative, but awesome teaching tools. They encourage individuality and imagination. They teach patience and perseverance. And they are perfect for working on more specific developmental ideas like fine motor skills, spatial awareness, and more.

crafts for kids
crafts for kids

What’s In It?

Here’s what you’ll find in Make Stuff: Upcycled Crafts for Creative Kids.

  • 15 kids craft tutorials, each using upcycled household items like egg cartons, coffee filters, cereal boxes, and more
  • 3 printable activity sheets that you can use again and again: Bucket List, Scavenger Hunt, and Obstacle Course
  • A printable template section, which makes it easy to trace and cut shapes needed for some of the projects
  • Full materials and supplies list
  • Beautiful, color images of completed projects, along with step-by-step images for more involved crafts
  • Easy to follow, step-by-step instructions for each project

Craft projects and activities include:

  • Explorer Binoculars
  • Rainbow Cloud Art
  • Cardboard Village
  • Circus Train
  • Narwhal Puppet
  • Rainbow Puppet
  • Doll Bed
  • Rainbow Unicorn
  • Stamped Stationery
  • Egg Carton Mancala
  • Bathtub Boats
  • Coffee Filter Roses
  • Classic Car
  • Box Satchels
  • Watercolor Gift Boxes
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Bucket List
  • Chalk Obstacle Course
crafts for kids
crafts for kids

Who is It For?

Make Stuff is comprised of crafts and activities which are best suited for kids age 3-7. Each craft project is something that I have personally done with my own children, ages 3 and 5. Many two-year-olds would most likely enjoy much of the book’s content, but would need extra assistance to complete some of the projects.

Do note, that this eBook is meant to encourage togetherness and interaction between adults and kids, and kids most likely wouldn’t be able to complete the crafts on their own. Adult supervision and assistance is encouraged and recommended. These are projects that can help you find new ways to spend time together, while you’re creating something super fun!

If you’re looking for something that can supplement this, to help your kids also learn the value and skill of independence, check out our At Home Activities Book!

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I hope that Make Stuff brings you lots of joy, and that it helps make many happy hours of creativity! I’d love to see how you’re using it, so tag me @lovelyindeed in your Instagram posts or stories as you tackle some new craft ideas. xoxo

P.S. For more at-home help, check out our chore chart and cleaning schedule! These totally keep me sane.

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