Easy & FUN DIY Crafts To Do When You’re Bored At Home –
Do simple crafts calm you down? I can tell you this – doing simple craft projects certainly calms MY mind. Things like free coloring pages are great stress-relievers for me as well as a simple pass time when I’m bored. I also like to take these free personality tests because YES, I get THAT bored sometimes lol! Below are a bunch of easy and fun crafts YOU can do when you’re bored at home with a friend, alone or really stressed out. Fun for us adults AND for the kids too!
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Fun Crafts To Try
Bored at home? Alone or with a friend and really want some fun and easy craft projects to do? Here’s a list of creative and clever things to make when you’re SO bored that you’ll find on this page.
- Make Mini Galaxy Jars
- Puffy Paint Bracelets
- 5-Minute Craft Bows
- Rainbow Pom-Poms
- DIY Stress Balls
- Fun Cardboard Craft For Bored Kids
- Decorate Your Room
- Upcycle Weird Things
- Repurpose Old Bottles
- Rock Painting
- Fun Paper Crafts
- Color Paper Towels
- Learn How To Draw Animals
- Repurposed Stuff Crafts
- Make Unicorn Crafts
- Fun Kid Crafts For Mom
- Repurpose an Old Window
- Fun Kid Crafts For Dad
5-Minute Craft Projects
This video below has fun and SIMPLE 5-minute craft projects you can make when you’re bored at home.
LOVE the colors they use!
Fun Idea For Bored Kids
This idea is SO fun for the kids AND for the grown ups that are “helping”.
It’s a nail salon craft project and it’s a fun boredom-buster idea for toddlers too!
Just outline some hands on a stretch of cardboard, draw nails on them, and let the kids paint the fingernails – fun!
Paint Some Rocks
When I’m feeling stressed out or down in the dumps, I like to not only do some sort of fun craft project, but also create it for OTHER people to lift their spirits.
These types of painted rocks below fit both of those things – a fun and easy craft project for the tweens, teens and adults AND we scatter them around our neighborhood or local park for other people to find… and hopefully, it will lift their spirits when they find them.
Get these paint pen markers – they are THE best for painting rocks!
Fun Crafts With Paper
I really should put this on our Mother’s Day Crafts For Kids page – such a cute and easy DIY gift to make for the moms, grandmoms and aunts!
However, my kids and I love making these flowers made from construction paper all the time (and it’s really good for helping with their fine motor skills too!)
Paper Towel Coloring
This next simple craft idea is SUPER basic and easy – BUT, at this moment in history, might not be the BEST use of your paper towels lol!
Just grab some markers and color the dots on a sheet of paper towels.
Just look how pretty it turns out!
For me, this would be oddly satisfying (she says as she goes to grab her markers and a sheet of paper towels).
Learn How To Draw Animals
The kids and I have the BEST time learning how to draw animals with this video below – we think we are SO artistic lol!
The cool thing is, you can use the outline of your hand to draw just about ANY animal!
Repurposed Craft Projects
These are super fun craft projects to make with the kids – art projects made with repurposed bottles and other household items or… yep, trash.
More Fun Craft Ideas For Kids and Adults
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