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Help Beat Boredom With These Craft Projects


Next time you are stuck in the house with nothing to do, check out this list of projects that are perfect for a rainy day. Not only will you find fun crafts to help pass the time until you can get outside and play, but many can be played with after the crafting is done. Of course, you can also search for a craft project keeping the kids' ages, interests, and even gender in mind.

1. Art Work Holder Magnet

Art Work Holder Magnet
Start your rainy day by making several of these art work holders and then you can draw pictures to hang up all over the house.

2. Beaded Safety Pins

Art Work Holder Magnet
Spend your day making beaded jewelry you can give away as gifts or keep for yourself. Choose from dozens of different patterns.

3. Book Worm Bookmark

Book Worm Bookmark
I love spending time reading on rainy days... To go along with a good book, why not make this cute bookmarker.

4. Cardboard Box Castle and Puppet Theater

Cardboard Box Castle and Puppet Theater
Not only will you have a lot of fun designing and building your own castle, you can spend hours playing with it.

5. CD Creatures

CD Creatures
Provide your kids with a variety of craft supplies along with some unwanted CDs and challenge them to make their own unique animals and other creatures.

6. Craft Foam Stamp

Craft Foam Stamp
Learn how to make your own rubber stamps and then use them to make pictures, cards, wrapping paper, and much more.

7. Design Your Own Paper Dolls

Design Your Own Paper Dolls
This is a fun activity for a rainy day or any time. Have every family member design their own custom paper doll or just create several yourself.

8. Fabric Covered Notebook

Fabric Covered Notebook
Follow these suggestions and design your own journal cover and then fill your journal with your thoughts and drawings.

9. Feather Face Pencil

Feather Face Pencil
You can decorate your pencils and use them to write in your journal or draw pictures.

10. Flat Marble Magnets

Flat Marble Magnets
Follow these instructions and you can use fancy paper or even photos along with flat gems to craft magnificent magnets.

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