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Let's Get Crafty - Part 8

Settle in for an evening of fun in PART 8 of our Let's Get Crafty series. This blog features some of our favorite crafts to do with kids. Read below to learn more about toy art, toilet paper roll crafts, and paper craft ideas. Read 1-7 of this series here:

While we are at home, as time goes on it can be hard to find things to keep your kids entertained. Go through your home and scavage for things you no longer use to create something new and fresh that your kids will love. Reclaim, Recreate, and Relove what you have to create a fun crafting session with the family. Check out all the crafts we created from household items below!

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Before we jump into the ideas below...

We are calling on all of YOU to take the #GetCraftyChallenge!

1. Create something crafty
2. Share it on social media using #GetCraftyChallenge and #PlaidCrafts
3. Tag 5 friends to get crafty too! 

Your crafts could end up in our Fan Friday segment. Let's see how creative we can all be together!

Click on the tag in the bottom left-hand corner of each photo to check out our supply list and instructions.

Toy Art 

 Paint books, plastic animals and more with your favorite Apple Barrel colors.

Keep your kids occupied by letting them paint their old action figures or plastic animals. 

Make jumbo dice for a variety of games!

Fill wooden initials with small toys and trinkets, then paint all one color for a modern and fun decor piece to any kids' room. 

Upgrade a lamp with toy animals and action figures to create a unique decor piece your kids will love.

Old frame + small toys + Apple Barrel paint = a modern and fun way to display artwork.

Transform any trash can or toy bucket with toys, then cover with your favorite colors. Plus, make faux pencils out of thick wooden dowels as an added touch to playtime fun.

Make a toy dump truck new again by giving it a new coat of paint. 

Turn toy cars into a canvas by painting each car a different color.

Stage an attack on your toy vehicles and paint all one color for a decor piece that tells a story. 

Toilet Paper Roll Crafts

 Click on the tag in the bottom left-hand corner of each photo to check out our supply list and instructions.

Use the ends of toilet paper tubes as stamps to create fun cards for friends.

Turn those rolls into a friendly horse your kids can decorate for hours of fun.

Make a tiny faux bird house your kids will love to create!


Forget the expensive playsets, use toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls, and more to make your own castle playset.

Keep your desk organized with this toilet paper tube organizer.

Create a silly man's best friend with this adorable doggie craft. 

Make yourself a stylish bracelet with a TP roll and Mod Podge.

INFLUENCER CRAFT ALERT! We are in LOVE with these horse crafts from Handmade Charlotte! Click the photo to see the details. 

Photo credit and craft inspiration: Handmade Charlotte

Paper Crafts

Click on the tag in the bottom left-hand corner of each photo to check out our supply list and instructions.

Decorate your windows with this coffee filter suncatcher craft!

Create a pair of binoculars for you and your family to do a little bird watching.

Craft a guitar and finger cymbals to let your family express their musical side. 

Use paper plates to make spiral decor for your windows.

Make a simple floral crown for your kids with this easy paper craft. 

Add some color to your home with this cardboard cactus craft that your kids will love. 

Turn your home into an under the sea party with this jellyfish egg carton craft.

View ALL the blogs in this series HERE.

Happy Crafting!
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