“Metro Parent Make It Blog” Archive

Craft Roundup for Earth Day Fun

Repurpose stuff around the house with these family DIY projects, including a jewelry pom-pom box, cereal box gift bags – even a cool makeover for old balloons.

Make It Review: Rolli Stamps and Project Idea

This cool new inked stamper product by Funnybone Muse is sure to be a family craft staple. Here’s what it’s about, and how to use it to jazz up a note card.

Craft Roundup: Muppets Most Wanted Inspired DIY Fun

These cool DIY projects are a blast for kids and families to make, all celebrating Disney’s latest movie spin on the classic Muppet gang.

Paint Wood-Turned Egg Forms for an Easter Treat that Lasts

Why not try a more eco-friendly version of plastic eggs with your family this holiday season? This DIY project is super customizable and makes great decor.

Hooray for Spring Paper Wreath Using Oh Joy! for Target

We’re all aflutter for the new party supply line by the popular mom blogger – and, of course, the warmer weather! Make a bright decoration that celebrates both.

Craft Roundup: The Geometric Trend

Get angular with these fun projects kids can help make, including some cool wall art, a couple of nifty planters (think spring!) and a triangle nursery mobile.

Clay Play Keys Craft for Pretend Fun for Big Kids

The real things are irresistible fun for children. Use Fimo craft clay to make a hands-on set for the kids in your life who are in kindergarten or older.

Craft Fun Inspired by Disney's Frozen Movie

Let it go – and let loose with some very cool kids projects, including Olaf snowman drawing, princess capes, activity sheets and 30-plus additional DIY ideas.

Goofy Glasses Photo Booth Props Mustache and Beard Craft

Grab an old pair of sunglasses and transform them into a fun incognito costume or disguise for your kids! This tutorial will have your family grinning in no time.

On-the-Go Story Tin Craft Projects

Transform an empty mint tin into a perfect play accessory for kids! A bit of paper, Mod Podge and imagination is all it takes, plus a Lego minifig or two.