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Use Your Sunroom for these 5 Kid-Friendly Indoor Crafts This Winter



The blistering cold weather, dangerous ice, and heavy snow fall during the winter months make it difficult for parents to keep their children busy. The days indoors accumulate, and it is common to find yourself allowing your children to spend hours in front of a TV or computer.  We compiled five of our favorite kid-friendly indoor crafts to use in your Sunroom this winter. Keep your children’s minds and creativity engaged while adding a frosty whimsy to your Sunroom this winter!

FOR OUTSIDE YOUR SUNROOM: ICE ORNAMENTS
There are only three supplies that are necessary to complete this colorful décor. The rest of the decorations utilized in this craft is completely up to what you can find in your backyard and within your home.
You will need: boiled water (cooled), string/yarn, 6” or 8” plate of any shape, leaves, flowers, seeds, fruit, glitter or any other natural decorative items.

FOR INSIDE YOUR SUNROOM:  STAINED “GLASS” BUNTING
With all the natural light your sunroom brings year-round, these stained “glass” bunting decorations will bring color and whimsy to any sunroom. With under 10 supplies needed to create this look, your kids will be entertained for hours decorating their unique bunting flag.
You will need: white paper, sewing machine or ribbon/glue gun, cookie sheet, old towel, oven mitt, crayons, liquid or regular water color paint, paint brush, vegetable oil.

YARN HEARTS
The sun will seep through these colorful hanging ornaments, giving a pop of color where ever they are. While some adult help is required to complete these DIY dream catchers, the result will be worth it.
You will need: rustic floral wire, wire cutters, yarn of any color and scissors

FOR THE SUNROOM GLASS: SNOWFLAKE WINDOW CLINGS

Let creativity fly rampant with these sparkly snowflake window clings. Unique as every child, these snowflake window clings can be made in any shape, size, or color.
You will need: puffy paint, glitter, tape, a large freezer bag, a snowflake template.

MESS-FREE WINDOW PAINT
Leave the mess on the inside of the bag with window paint arts and crafts that is completely mess-free. Teach children about colors, practice your writing skills, and even try your hand at some math. This craft is visually stimulating to children of all ages.
You will need: large clear plastic resealable bag, paint, masking tape.


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