4 DIYs to Keep Kids Busy Having Fun at Home

Keeping the kids occupied at home can be a challenge at the best of times, but with schools across the country closed for the past several weeks it may be feeling overwhelming to keep your children productive day after day. With many resources out there dedicated to providing activities for kids, we've selected 4 ideas (many with only materials you likely have lying around your home) that are inexpensive, fun, and low maintenance.

1. Moon Sand

Bring the beach home with this crafty DIY using only two ingredients. Try it here: http://lessonslearntjournal.com/d-i-y-moon-sand-or-cloud-dough/

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2. Racing Pom Pom Balls

Easy to set up and tons of fun, this activity can be done solo or with another for a bit of friendly competition. Try it here: https://frugalfun4boys.com/2013/06/19/racing-pom-pom-balls/   

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3. Balloon Stamp Painting

This art activity is a great way to inspire creativity with minimal mess. Try it here: http://www.amazinginteriordesign.com/balloon-stamp-painting-great-project-try-kids/

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4. Paper Plate Tic-Tac-Toe

The classic game gets a new twist with extra-large pieces for even more fun. Try it here: http://www.learnwithplayathome.com/2014/12/diy-kids-hotel-activity-pack.html

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