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How to Make 100 Projects with Just 10 Household Items

How to Make 100 Projects with Just 10 Household Items

If you have these 10 items in the house, you can turn them into hours of fun for the kids!


Needless to say, parents are getting quite creative with projects and activities to keep kids busy during quarantine. Let's face it: Sometimes parents just need an easy, no fuss activity for kids that doesn't require a ton of planning, thought, or a big cleanup. Michael's has compiled a list of 100 different projects that can be made using the same 10 items, many of which you probably have at home. If you have these items in the house, you're in luck. If not, don't worry! You can purchase these items at Michaels.com for delivery or curbside pickup at select stores. 

The ten household items you can use for these fun, easy crafts are:

  • Construction paper
  • Beads
  • Clothespins
  • Wooden tongue depressors
  • Pom poms
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Googly eyes
  • Acrylic paints
  • Yarn

Some of the kids DIY projects you can create using these items include bead butterflies, sun catchers, clothespin alligators, woven turtles, paper tribal masks, friendship bracelets, paper puppets, and stick puppets. Here is the full list of 100 craft projects that can be made using these items. If you're missing any of the above items, you can purchase any of them on Michaels.com



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Melissa Wickes

Author: Melissa Wickes, a graduate of Binghamton University and the NYU Summer Publishing Institute, is the production editor for NYMetroParents. When she's not writing, she can be found playing the guitar or eating pasta. See More

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