In the winter when we spend a lot of time indoors, your child may be hungry for indoor activities. And while projects like baking cookies or doing science experiments can be fun, they can also be time-consuming, requiring different ingredients, complex set-ups, careful adult supervision throughout the activity, and, of course, long Cleanup is required.
For single parents, dual-income families, or those who run out of energy when it’s cold, winter can be a challenging time to keep the little ones occupied and the house “clean.” This winter, we’ve rounded up the best mess-free creative kids’ kits and games to help you fill the time without needing more energy after the activity is over.
All items listed come with all the supplies you need and have glowing reviews from busy parents for their low-maintenance, easy-to-clean status. You don’t have to constantly help with cutting and gluing as it’s an activity you’re likely to be able to do. (Unless otherwise stated, each craft is suitable for children ages 3 and up.) Best of all, these materials will not stick to walls or carpets.
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