Indoor Crafts for Kids to Beat Those Cold Weather Blues

With most of us stuck indoors these days due to incredibly cold weather, snow storms and more, keeping ourselves - and our little ones - occupied can sometimes feel a little overwhelming. Luckily, with a few basic craft supplies that you probably already have around the house, we have some fun DIY kids projects that make perfect indoor crafts for kids and will keep their creativity going until the sun comes out.

Snowman Craft

The weather outside might be frightful, but this adorable snowman indoor craft for kids is so delightful! Click here to see how easy it is to turn toilet paper rolls into frosty little friends with Aleene's Original Tacky Glue, Aleene's Repositionable Tacky Spray, and a few other simple supplies like glitter. Have the kids make one for each member of the family!

Popsicle Stick Fairies

We could all use a little bit of fairy magic, right? These whimsical popsicle stick fairies are absolutely adorable and so easy for kids to make using Original Tacky Glue. Once finished, they're super fun to play with! Have the kids make colorful construction paper backgrounds or fairy houses (see project below) to create their very own land of enchantment.

Fairy Houses

Continue the crafty fun with these sweet DIY fairy houses! Get the free printables from The Art Dream and use Original Tacky Glue to put them all together for magical way to spend time indoors.

Winter Sensory Bottle

Sensory bottles are great for calming moods and inspiring imagination. And they're easy to make with Aleene's Clear Gel Tacky Glue! Create a winter-themed sensory bottle with frosty colors and snowflake sequins for a sparkly way to have some winter fun while cozy & warm indoors.

Snowman Mason Jars

We all have a few mason jars stashed in our cabinets. Let your little ones snag a few and turn them into cute snowmen with Aleene's True Snow! This nontoxic, easy-to-use product looks like real fluffy snow, with no mittens required. Once dry, these snowmen mason jars can be used for holding candies, coins and other treasures!

Popsicle Stick Snowflake

Popsicle sticks are great for kids to craft with because they're so versatile. You can turn them into so many different things! With some Turbo Tacky Glue, your kids can make popsicle stick snowflakes that can be hung in windows or anywhere around the house for some winter play that doesn't require being cold! They can leave them like this example or get creative with paints, glitters and beads on their snowflakes.

Sun and Rainbow Paper Craft

Dreaming of sunnier days ahead? The kids can make their own sunshine and rainbows in the meantime with Original Tacky Glue, paper plates and buttons! This adorable indoor craft for kids can be hung up somewhere special to remind everyone that sunny days are just a few months away.

We hope this list of ideas adds some crafty fun to your child's time indoors this winter. What else is your family making with Aleene's Glues? Tag us on social @aleenesdiy and share with us!