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Craft Idea for Kids!: Miniature Fish Tank

by M.E. Gray

Kids Craft: Make a mini fish tank!

School is out for the summer, and that means loads of down time. Need a kids craft idea to keep little hands busy? Making a mini fish tank is inexpensive and fun (even if you're a grown up!). I actually pulled the idea for this project from my own childhood. When I was a kid, I made one of these mini fish tanks for my dollhouse. I remember being so pleased with myself, because it looked so real with the tinted water, and the fish could actually float! This kid-friendly craft project is easy to execute, and with drying time included can be completed in about an hour.        

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Foam Doam Homes

by DIY Maven

Foam Doam Homes

Check out these easy-to-assemble, pre-fab homes by Japan Dome House Co., Ltd. They're made of polystyrene which means they won't rot, rust or attract termites. They're also said to resist earthquakes and typhoons, and because the walls are treated with a flame retardant, they won't give off toxic fumes if they should catch on fire. The dense, 7 inch thick walls have superior insulating properties, meaning they're extremely energy efficient. ...

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How To Make 3D Stars.

by Chris Gardner

Making these beautiful 3D stars is as easy as drawing a straight line and cutting it. (Don't worry, you can use a straight edge). They can be easily transformed into ornaments, placecards, or simply adorn your flat surfaces 'round the holidays.

How To Make 3D Stars.

Materials:

  • Scrap paper
  • Foam board (Don't use polystyrene, it's bad for the environment)
  • Utility or craft knife
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Paint, glitter, markers, etc for decorating.

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