Munchkins and Mayhem

Munchkins & Mayhem

A Kids Crafts Blog

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Rock em Sock em Monsters


Old socks and random buttons are sewn together to make cute monsters with fave crafts. 

Good for ages 10 and up

Get the instructions here:
http://www.favecrafts.com/Sewing-for-Kids/Sock-Monsters/ml/1

Rope Horse


A rope is twisted into a horse.  The rope frays nicely to make the tail and mane.  Kids birthday party guide has a full tutorial. 

Good for ages 8 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.kids-birthday-party-guide.com/rope-craft.html

Coffee Filter Chihuly Bowls


Coffee filters are tie dyed with spray starch and markers with our art lately.  She based this project on Chihuly's macchia collection and shaped the coffee filters into bowls by wrapping them around plastic containers to try.

Good for ages 3 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://ourartlately.blogspot.com/2012/02/makin-macchia.html

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Fish Magnet Game


Fabric fish are glued to magnets to make this fun fishing game.  The players catch the fish using wooden sticks and twine with a magnet on the end.  Morenas corner share all of the details.  She even encases the game into a cute magnetic box.

Good for ages 8 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.morenascorner.com/2014/05/make-magnetic-fishing-game-using.html


Artsy momma uses much larger magnets and puts them in a bathtub full of blue colored water.

Get the instructions here:
http://artsymomma.com/2011/07/bathtub-fishing-make-your-own-fishing-game.html 


Doodle craft blog uses felt fish for her version.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.doodlecraftblog.com/2013/01/pocket-sized-magnetic-fishing-set-in.html

Woven Newspaper Basket


Kids can upcycle your newspapers by making this great basket with deceptively educational.

Good for ages 8 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://deceptivelyeducational.blogspot.com/2014/01/how-to-weave-basket-out-of-newspaper.html

Printable Playdoh Mats


Lauren from tutus tea parties has created 10 great playdoh fun mats to help kids get inspired and create.  Kids can make a garden, jack-o-lantern, snowman, tree, and much more.  There's something for every season.  Download the free printables at her site. 

Good for ages 2 and up.

Get the templates here:
http://www.tutusteaparties.com/2014/01/diy-play-dough-mats-free-printables.html

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Egg Carton Bus


An egg carton and plastic bottle lids are reconfigured to make a bus for tiny plastic toy dolls or animals from free kids crafts.

Good for ages 6 and up.

Get the instructions here:
http://www.freekidscrafts.com/recycled-hop-hop-bus/
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