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27 Ridiculously Cool Projects For Kids That Adults Will Want To Try

These projects are fun whether you’re 5 or 35…or 105.

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1. Fill a jar with a nebula.

Or a galaxy.

Get the tutorial at MomDot.

2. Fill balloons with shaving cream instead of water.

Use ‘em to have a *truly* good, clean fight.

Get the tutorial at Totally the Bomb.

3. Add food coloring to glue to make “cosmic” sun catchers.

What light through yonder sun catcher breaks?

Get the tutorial at Babble Dabble Do.

4. Study the chemistry of polymers with this leakproof bag experiment.

HOW!?!

Get the tutorial at Paging Fun Mums.

5. Construct a snow globe using a LEGO figurine and some glitter.

This yeti figurine is awesome, but any other figurine would work just as fabulously.

Get the tutorial at Minieco.

6. Or make some vibrant “instant snow.”

Grow, snow, grow!

Get the tutorial at Sick Science.

7. Get clean with some DIY rainbow soap.

Get the tutorial at Art Bar.

8. Or make some rainbow rock candy.

Get the tutorial at Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt.

9. Learn about magnetism with an interactive sensory bottle.

~Mesmerizing~

Get the tutorial at Left Brain Craft Brain.

10. Embrace your inner witch and make some ~bubbling brew~.

Double, double, toil and trouble

Get the tutorial at The Craft Train.

11. Melt pony beads and turn them into earrings.

You could also easily turn them into thumbtack toppers to decorate a bulletin board.

Get the tutorial at The Life of Jennifer Dawn.

12. Craft some giant pom poms to turn into a necklace.

The coziest necklace in the world.

Get the tutorial at This Heart of Mine.

13. Or a chandelier.

Get the tutorial at Art Bar.

14. Create beads using pieces of colorful corrugated cardboard.

Get the tutorial at Hello, Wonderful.

15. Use Kool-Aid to make handmade candy dots.

So colorful, so easy.

Get the tutorial at Smart School House.

16. Make an artistic mess with ice paint.

Play the Frozen soundtrack while you paint.

Get the tutorial at Two Daloo.

17. Explore the wonders of weaving with cardboard looms.

You can also make a loom using a log.

Get the tutorial at Hello, Wonderful.

18. Turn pasta into “stained glass.”

Whip up some lasagna with the leftovers.

Get the tutorial at Babble Dabble Do.

19. Use cement to make “sand castles” that last forever.

Well, unless you take a hammer to them.

Get the tutorial at And We Play.

20. Create a glowing castle lantern to use as a nightlight.

Turn it on while you read a few fairy tales at bedtime.

Get the tutorial at Sweet Paul.

21. Investigate density with a magical potion tower.

A magical potion you definitely do NOT want to drink.

Get the tutorial at Babble Dabble Do.

22. Grow a crystal garden using artificial flowers.

Get the tutorial at Pink Stripey Socks.

23. Create a sweet work of art using paint made from Skittles.

A whole new way to taste the rainbow.

Get the tutorial at Mama Papa Bubba.

24. Fill a jar with layers and layers and layers of color.

The layers = salt colored with chalk.

Get the tutorial at Flax & Twine.

25. Sculpt pinch pots using air-dry clay.

Aww! Look at those cute little noses!

Get the tutorial at Handmade Charlotte.

26. Get artistic while practicing your aim.

Dart painting!

Get the tutorial at Hello, Wonderful.

27. And get gross with this DIY snot!

ACHOOOOOOO!

Get the tutorial at Kids Activities Blog.

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