Crafts and Indoor Activities

By Laurie Corbett, Publisher, Macaroni Kid South Shore Boston March 19, 2020

With everyone home for the time being we dug into our archives and pulled out some of our favorite art project, craft ideas, games, cooking activities, books and more to help you Find Your Family Fun at home!

Art and Craft Projects

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Hearts for Helpers


Crayon Resist Art


Craft Stick Bookmark


Bubble Wrap Art

Gingerbread Play Dough


Three Easy July 4th Crafts For Kids

How To Make Your Own Kite

Rope Rainbow Keychain

How to Make Natural Dyes For Your Easter Eggs

DIY Paper Straw Necklace

DIY Color-Matching Tissue Box

Imagination Gone Wild! At-Home Activities for a Roaring Good Time

DIY Craft Stick Snowflakes

Creepy Stick Forest Craft

Apple Core Craft

Easter Craft: Water Bottle Bunny Basket

LoVe {Handprint Craft}

Healthy Teeth Craft

Apple Butterfly Craft


Fun Fireworks Craft

Flowers of Love

String of Lights Fingerprint Art

DIY: Hand-Colored Shoes!

Easy Striped Spring Craft

Marshmallow Arts and Crafts for Kids

Family Games and Activities

Simple Cards Games = Family Fun

Halloween Signs ASL

Two Tricks to Make Flossing Easier

Active Indoor Fun


4 Fun Jumping Games for Kids!

Benefits of Yoga and Mindfulness for Kids

Cooking With Kids


Grilled Corn Salad


Celebrate Macaroni and Cheese Day with These Three Recipes

A Green Treat: How to Make Kale Chips With Just 5 Ingredients

Just Beet It!

A Dozen Days of Cookies

Halloween Bark

Chocolate Mint Birthday Cake

Things to Read


Teach Your Little Ones that It’s Ok to Be a Unicorn


Shine! The Perfect Book to Add to Your Bookshelf

Discover the True Story of Friendship Between Pencil and Eraser


Wishtree Novel Teaches Important Lessons in Compassion and Friendship

Meet Sal & Gabi–the Newest Characters from Rick Riordan Presents


New Pigeon Book Focuses on Going to School

8 Books That Inspire Kids to Be Kind

Go Nuts For Reading with New Children’s Book Series

A Parade of Elephants Will March into Your Heart

New Picture Book Emphasizes Connecting with Family Instead of Devices

Make Bedtime Fun with New Pout-Pout Fish Book