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Here are some arts and crafts ideas for kids that will keep them engaged for hours.

With schools closed due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it’s important to keep your children engaged and there is nothing better than activities that can increase their creative skills while being at home. Here are some arts and crafts ideas for kids that will keep them engaged for hours.

Tattoo Patterned Planter

You can also use temporary tattoo paper if you have a printer at home and can decorate pencil holders, mugs, planters, etc. Children will definitely enjoy this activity by creating designs that match the interior of the room.

Paper Bead Necklaces

Teach your children to use strips of scrapbooking paper to make pretty beads. They can also experiment with magazine clippings or wrapping paper and come up with creative offers.


These are very easy to make and require plates of wire and paper to materialize. To make them glow in the dark the same way as their actual shapes, use acrylic paint for a bright bio look.

Paper planes

The charm of paper plans will be eternal. Watch your children’s imaginations soar with just a fold of paper. Make cardboard targets to make the challenge more interesting.

Luminous pot

Have your children use a set of glow sticks and illuminate the jars with colored lighting

Paper wristbands

There are two creative activities in this craft, the first of which is painting symbolic shapes using watercolors, then cutting the paper into strips and folding them into wearable art.

Foam paint

This craft involves a combination of art and science. Foam paint which becomes stiff overnight can be used to create beautiful patterns and puffy works of art.

Friendship bracelets

Friendship bracelets are all the rage again and you can teach your kids to make herringbone, wave, spiral staircase and much more and also experiment with different color combinations.

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