Family-Friendly Projects & Ideas Perfect For Kids

Family-Friendly Projects & Ideas Perfect For Kids

06e56808d2b9be4b174ac89831cb12e41a1a654e?w=240&h=240&fit=crop
Sarah Rae Smith
Dec 26, 2011

Growing up my parents allowed me to help out with many DIY projects around the house. I built bird feeders, wove rugs, painted jars and pots, even constructed the cat's scratching post. Here are a few great posts from this past year perfect for kids to teens.

TOP ROW
• 1 DIY Fabric Pup Tent
• 2 DIY Idea: Woven Jersey Rug
• 3 Feel Like a Kid: Reclaimed Wood Swings
• 4 How To Make Your Own Firefly Jars
• 5 Make Your Own Cookie Cutters From Old Soda Cans

MIDDLE ROW
• 6 DIY Garland Made From Paint Swatches
• 7 How To Build a Compost Bin for Rotting Pumpkins
• 8 Custom Plush Toys by Child's Own Studio
• 9 DIY Felt Apple Coasters
• 10 Use Suet Feeders To Hold Leftover Yarn

BOTTOM ROW
• 11 Creative Reuse: Hammered Spoon Place Cards
• 12 Make your Own Felt Craspedia
• 13 Yarn + Wire = Easy Word Love
• 14 DIY Idea: T-Shirt Produce Bags
• 15 DIY Idea: Stir Stick Lamp Shade

* * *
Welcome to Re-Nest's Best of 2011 roundup! From December 19 through January 1 we are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

(Images: See linked posts for full image credits)

Created with Sketch.