Summer break is often full of fun vacations, long road trips, and hanging out at home. When the kids start getting a little antsy, it's time to break out the crafts! We've compiled a list of 10 fun family crafts to finish in 5 minutes so that your kids can keep their creativity flowing, whether home or away. Aleene's Glues make it easy to have fun crafting!
Your kiddos will be entertained and engaged all day with this fun family craft! This simple tutorial shows you how to create a DIY bowling set for kids using recycled tin cans, craft foam, and Aleene's Acid-Free Tacky Glue. It'll only take a few minutes for your kids to create unique designs, but they'll have hours of fun playing with their homemade bowling set!
Yarn art may look super intricate, but it's surprisingly easy to make! Learn how to create DIY yarn art using Aleene's Turbo Tacky Glue with this easy tutorial. This fun family craft uses a variety of yarns to create colorful wavy patterns, and it's easy enough for children to try, too! This quick craft is great for fidgety kids on road tripsjust grab your glue, get in the zone, and make some unique yarn art!
Keep your kids entertained all day with DIY clay! This nontoxic modeling clay comes together in under 5 minutes with just 3 ingredients: cornstarch, Tulip Soft Fabric Paints, and Aleene's Original Tacky Glue. This fun family craft is perfect for kids of any age and can be taken on the go for endless fun let them mix up their own clay, then have fun crafting and creating!
This fun family craft is great for little ones who love unicorns and all things magical! Learn how to make a whimsical unicorn vase with wooden craft sticks and Aleene's Original Tacky Glue. This easy craft can be completed in just 5 minutes, and it's a great way to let kids' creativity blossom! When the crafting fun is all done, head outside and pick some fresh flowers to display in your homemade craft stick vase!
If your child is a budding artist, they'll love this fun family craft! This quick craft is perfect for displaying kids' artwork on the fridge. Give your little ones some paint, bottle caps, and Aleene's Magnetic Tacky Dots and help them make some unique magnets in just 5 minutes!
The brightest gems can be found at the dollar store! You don't need to spend a ton of money to make fun family crafts when you get those creative juices flowing, you can even turn your dollar store finds into something great. This tutorial will show you how to turn those dollar store trinkets into a cute yet functional piece that you can make in just 5 minuteswith the help of Aleene's Original Tacky Glue, of course!
Painted rocks are a fun family craft that people of all ages can enjoy! You can use painted rocks as coasters, paperweights, or even garden decorations. No matter how you use them, you'll want to keep your rock creations from fading and chipping so don't forget to seal them with Aleene's Acrylic Spray Sealers!
It's no secret that kids love to play with slime! Next time your little one needs to burn off some energy, try making this sparkly slime. Our glitter slime recipe isn't super sticky, so you won't need to worry about the little ones making a mess. This fun family craft uses Aleene's Clear Gel Tacky Glue, so this slime is nontoxic and safe for all ages!
If you're looking for a quick and fun family craft to try with your little ones, try making your own pencil toppers! These butterfly pencil toppers will be ready to go in just 5 minutes with pipe cleaners, paper, and Aleene's Original Tacky Glue. Kids will love watching their adorable butterflies wiggle and flutter while they write!
Cupcake liner flowers are a simple craft that can be completed in minutes! This fun family craft uses cupcake liners, paper straws, and pipe cleaners with Aleene's Original Tacky Glue to create a beautiful paper flower bouquet. Kids will love making these paper flowers by the bunch!
What other fun family crafts will you create with Aleene's Glues? Show us your family-friendly creations and tag us on social media @AleenesDIY! For more craft inspo, check out these helpful links!