Cheap school holiday crafts

Oh school holidays a time to make memories with your little ones, and if your not careful go broke in the process… With school holidays upon us, it is important to keep the children occupied without blowing the budget or losing your mind!  So here is a list of cheap school holiday crafts that you can use to help keep the sanity!

budget crafts for school holidays for all ages girls and boys.
Cheap school holiday crafts for all ages
  1. Alphabet Rocks from Balancing Home here.
cute alphabet rocks
cute alphabet rocks

2. Jellyfish paper craft from Making of a Mom here.… Perfect for after a visit to the beach.

paper jelly fish
paper jelly fish

3. Silly putty from smart school house available here.. It’s great because it only has two ingredients that you probably already have!

easy silly putty
easy silly putty

4. Sun Catcher from Outnumbered 3 to 1. Find it here.

Sun Catcher
Sun Catcher

5. Homemade Bubbles from Baby Savers – get the recipe here.

giant bubble recipe
giant bubble recipe

6. Shrinky Dinks?  Do you remember these? I loved them! Easy at home activity that your only limit is your imagination.  Look at these here...

 

Shrink a packet of chips!
Shrink a packet of chips!

7. Finger Puppets!  Extra points because then they keep the kids busy afterwards with performing a show!  Check them out here from I Heart Crafty Things.

Finger Puppets
Finger Puppets

8. Crafty morning has this adorable fish to weave here..

Weaving fish
Weaving fish

9. Lego Christmas Decorations! Instructions from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls here.

Lego Ornaments
Lego Ornaments

10. Puffy snow paint! Perfect for pre Christmas crafts! It from Growing a Jeweled Rose and you can get the recipe here.

snow paint recipe
snow paint recipe

I hope you love doing these cheap school holiday crafts with your kids! I would love you to let me know how they go!

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