what's hot around the web


Toddler Craft Ideas (That Won’t Stress You Out)

If the phrase “toddler crafts” makes you cringe (what, you don’t like epic messes?), these ideas are for you. These too-cute crafts, shared with us from blogger Courtney from The Fight Against Boredom, are easy enough for a toddler to do -- with your help, of course -- and there aren’t a million things to clean up afterward.

< Prev

Next >

4 of 5

heart craft

Sticky Heart

What you’ll need:
-Scraps of yarn
-Heart-shaped cookie cutter
-Wax paper
-Glue, string and magnets (optional)

First, you have to make the glue -- but don’t freak out; it’s easier than you think. Mix 1/4 cup of cornstarch and 1/2 cup of water in a saucepan and stir. Place the pan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the mixture is thick and translucent. Take it off the stove and set aside. Cut the scraps of yarn. Put your cookie cutter on a sheet of wax paper. Now, coat the yarn with the glue and then place a thin layer of yarn in the cookie cutter. Press the yarn flat and let it dry. Remove the cookie cutter and you’re done! You can hang it on a string or glue a magnet to the back to display your heart on the fridge.

See More: Toddler Basics

Previous Article:
Toddler Chore Chart


emergency info
Be prepared for anything with this emergency info sheet.
baby tickers
Create your own toddler's birthday ticker.
travel checklist
Prep for trips with our travel checklist.
sleep tracker
Is your home safe for a walker? Make sure with this child-proofing checklist.

>> See all tools