“Metro Parent Make It Blog” Archive

Beach Towel and Picnic Blanket Caddy Craft

Looking for an easy, compact way to tote those summer necessities? You’re in luck! This simple sewing project makes carting your fabric accessories a breeze.

Craft Roundup: Fun Summer Projects for Kids

Beat vacation boredom with these four cool ideas from blogs, including Popsicle holders, printable sewing cards, jellyfish handprint bookmarks and more.

Book Review: Three Fun Summer Craft Reads for the Family

Want a few simple, fun sewing ideas for the kids, projects to brighten up their rooms or maybe just tips for DIY tinkering? These authors have you covered.

DIY Accessories: Puppets, Sandals, Ninja Turtles and Hoodie

If you’re looking for a fun decorative summer vacation family project or two, these four blog picks will get you and your kids off to a great start.

MakersKit Review: Dinosaur Kids Terrarium Craft Kit

This crafty company offers a variety of fun kid-friendly DIY projects. We fell for this ecosystem with rocks, soil, flower seeds, moss and, of course, dinos!

Fun Crafts for Kids who Love Sewing, Soccer, Toys, Legos

Children’s favorite hobbies and pastimes can serve as great gateways to DIY fun! Here are some great ideas, including bracelets, foosball creations and more.

Fourth of July Cake Banner with Patriotic Paper Crafting

Give your Independence Day dessert a little extra pizzazz with these easy and fun DIY banner ideas sure to get your family in the holiday spirit.

Day-to-Day Summer Fun Craft Ideas for Kids

Fight off the vacation cries of boredom with these four fun ideas, including Funfetti candles, homemade face paints, book covers and activity cards.

Xyron Sticker Maker, Mega Runner Adhesive: New Craft Review

Looking for a few new paper-crafting products? This company has two fresh items that’ll help you create stickers and stick your DIY elements together.

Red, White and Blue Party Crafty Decor Ideas

Throwing an Independence Day family bash? Jazz things up with confetti sticks, Fourth of July wants, patriotic poppers and silverware holders with DIY ideas.