Munchkins and Mayhem

Munchkins & Mayhem

A Kids Crafts Blog

Monday, August 31, 2015

Plastic Bottle Jump Rope



A rope is tied to the bottom of two small plastic bottles which are turned into jump rope handles.  A pretty silk flower is stung before the knots to make a pretty embellishment. 

Good for ages 6 and up.

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Sunday, August 30, 2015

DIY Bubble Solution


Bubble solution is easy to make at home, plus you can color and scent it as well.  Simply mix soap, dish washing liquid, and corn syrup to make the solution.  Add your favorite color with food coloring or scent and there you have it.  Everyday dishes shares the recipe.

Good for ages 2 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://everydaydishes.com/creative-crafts/homemade-bubble-solution/

Monday, August 24, 2015

Handprint Dragonflies


Kids start by painting paper with water colors, next trace their hands, and then cut them out to become the wings for this dragonfly craft.  Raising little superheroes then adds a popsicle stick body, googly eyes and pipe cleaner antennae to complete the project.

Good for ages 4 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://raisinglittlesuperheroes.com/dragonfly-craft/

Juice Box Balloon Cars


Straws with bottle cap wheels are attached to juice boxes and powered by a balloon and straw to make a fun moving car with hello wonderful.

Good for ages 7 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.hellowonderful.co/post/make-a-balloon-powered-recycled-juice-box-car

Make Your Own Crayons


Paper is removed from crayons and broken to fit into muffin tins and melted down to make homemade crayons with engineer mommy.

Good for ages 9 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://engineermommy.com/2015/diy-rainbow-crayon-discs/

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Paper Ferris Wheel


Paper is cut and folded to make a unique and working ferris wheel with cindy derosier.  She even sticks in paper smiling faced riders.

Good for ages 8 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.cindyderosier.com/2015/08/project-cat-challenge-7-ferris-wheel.html

Abstract Paintings


Paint is squished into different blobs on a flat surface.  Next a blank sheet of paper is placed onto the paint and moved around to make these super simple abstract paintings.  Alisa burke shares the details.

Good for ages 2 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://alisaburke.blogspot.com/2015/08/marbled-acrylic-painting.html
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