Family Activities

Michigan Stamps and Crayons DIY Projects

Celebrate our state's big week in May by creating your own cool craft tools, including 'Mitten' and UP stampers and Michigan-shaped crayons kids will love.

Friendship Slap Bracelets Craft

Learn how to make this cool kids accessory that combines the best of the 1980s and '90s into one sweet DIY project.

Craft Roundup: Earth Friendly Projects

Keep the environmental vibes flowing in April and all year long with these four cool DIY repurposed creations that parents and kids can make.

Stamp Ink Pads 101

It sheer family crafting fun. But with so many choices, where to start? Here's a guide for parents and kids who are looking to make their DIY stamp on stuff.

Craft Roundup: Projects to Get You Inspired

From boards and bracelets to sock monkeys, this batch of DIY creations is inspired by the viral web sensation of the week - Caine's Arcade!

Neon Splatter Paint Art

Kids channel Jackson Pollock and '90s artsy goodness with this messy fun project that's so cool, parents will want to frame and hang it up in the family room!

Start Pinning with Pinterest to Unlock Creativity

Store and share all your family's favorite links in one spot - and get inspired by others! - with social media style organizing 'boards' that moms are loving.

Craft Roundup: All Weather Projects

Whether it feels like spring or summer this April, try one of these family DIY finds from the Make It blog to celebrate Easter, Passover - or just plain old fun.

Simple and Quick Book Strap Craft

In honor of National Library Week in April, dust off the sewing machine for this cute project that's a classic way for your kids to tote their tomes!

Craft Roundup: Spring Things in Bloom

Hungry Caterpillars, swimsuits, Easter projects - even a lumberjack party for kids. Scope out cool warm weather DIY project picks in this Make It blog roundup.

Freezer Paper Stencils Shirts and Self-Portraits

This easy DIY technique lets your kids create cool tuxedo or necklace flair on an everyday T-shirt - or make their own self portrait on a smaller piece of fabric.

Creating a Craft Box

It's the ultimate source of open-ended play and crafty fun for kids. Update your family stash with these cool storage tricks - and tips on what to include!