Let your kids have all of the fun with none of the mess, with these four clean crafts

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Crafts can be costly, messy, time-consuming and create unnecessary clutter, but they don't have to!
Crafts can be costly, messy, time-consuming and create unnecessary clutter, but they don't have to!

Holidays are here and that means the kids will have plenty of time on their hands to try new projects and fun crafts.

Crafts can be costly, messy, time-consuming and create unnecessary clutter, but they don't have to!

With these four tidy, fun and useful craft material ideas, your kids can have all of the fun with none of the mess.

1. Popular pipe cleaner crafts

Pipe cleaners make for fun crafts and colourful decorations. 

Children can spend hours manipulating the pipe cleaners into different shapes and structures, such as flowers or, as seen below, pipe cleaner people! 

pipe cleaner people
What do you think of these fun pipe cleaner people?

Find plenty of pipe cleaner craft ideas here

2. Tactical tote bags

Who doesn't love a tote bag? They're sturdy, convenient and versatile!

With a few colourful fabric markers, material from old clothes that can be stuck or pinned on (with parental supervision) and anything else around the house, you can make your own personalised tote bag. 

The kids can take it with them on day's out, or use them to carry more special projects. 

tote bag
Who doesn't love a tote bag?

Find more tote bag ideas here

3. Plenty of popsicle stick crafts

Popsicle sticks are the perfect craft for the summertime! The kids can collect them from the popsicles they've eaten and decorate them any way they like. 

Popsicle sticks make environmentally-friendly crafts that can be decorated with colourful markers and googly eyes or use to build birdhouses and more. 

popsicles
Popsicle sticks are the perfect craft for the summertime!

Find more popsicle stick crafts here.

4. Tasteful toilet paper crafts

Not only are toilet rolls easy to collect, but they are also sturdy and can be made into many useful crafts, including pencil-holders and whimsical decorations.

toilet paper
There are plenty of exciting crafts you can make using toilet paper rolls!

Find more toilet paper crafts here

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