Family Activities

Fourth of July Fireworks Headband Craft

Celebrate Independence Day in snazzy style with this DIY accessory project sure to put a sparkle in your kids' eyes - or at least their hair!

Craft Roundup: Simple Family Projects for Summer

Kids itching for a project or two? These quick and easy DIY how-tos are fun, super doable ways for kids to stretch their imaginations over vacation.

Make Your Own Lemonade Stand and Shelf

It's a classic summer cash maker for kids. With this DIY project, transform the family front yard into a truly snazzy storefront for children to hawk their cool beverages!

Embellished T-Shirts: Quick and Glitzy Fun

Kids can jazz up and personalize their summertime tops with sparkly DIY bling, thanks to the Tulip Glam-It-Up Embellishing Kit. Check out our easy how-to!

Less Mess Tie-Dye Kits

Kids can channel their inner hippies by creating crafty cotton T-shirts and accessories with a simple one-step DIY kit by Tulip.

Craft Roundup: Recycled Creations DIY Guides

Wondering how to transform some of your family's summer finds (or spare craft supplies) into new treasures? Check out these how-to tutorials for inspiration.

Paint-Dipped Doodad Cups and Mugs Project

It's the Father's Day Edition of Make It! Help dad keep his knickknacks organized - or coffee at-hand! - with these cool DIY crafts kids can create themselves.

Crafty Books for a Crafty Summer

Looking for a tome or two to tap into your kids' creativity this summer? These four titles have you covered, from stitching to old-fashioned family whittling.

Craft Roundup: Projects to Rev Up for Summer

Vacation is here! Here are five how-to DIY delights to kick it off right, featuring a bit of messy paint fun, upcycled junk mail creations, frog bookmarks and more.

Q&A with Crafty Chloe Author and Mom Kelly DiPucchio

This Macomb Township mother has created the ultimate DIY kid heroine. Make It asked her about favorites supplies, inspiration and why crafting is so cool (and valuable!) for kids.

Craft Roundup: DIY Projects to Gear up for Summer

Looking for a little how-to to do with the kids? This batch of fun tutorials includes sewing tips from a 9-year-old, nature crafts, a park party and more.

Camp Crafts for Kids: Sit-Upon and Dish Bag

Southeast Michigan families are ready to hit the great outdoors! Whether you're camping or just chilling, make these essentials yourself before you go.