I don't know about you, but my daughter and I start to go a little stir crazy at this time of year. We try to get out as much as possible, but sometimes with these short, cold days we can't be out for long. I've been keeping my eye out for inexpensive do-it-yourself ways to have a little fun indoors. Here are some fun and budget-friendly cardboard creations that are sure to keep your little ones entertained during those final weeks of Winter:
This is a cute little penguin that will come in handy if you're working on a Winter theme, Winter animal theme, or Penguins themselves. I've also shown some options for creating a couple of different kinds of penguins like Emperor Penguins and Macaroni Penguins.
Green craft alert! Recycled cans, big or small... tin or aluminum.... and odds and ends fromt he garage, the junk drawer, wires, old phone cords for hair... nuts and bolts, mason jar rings, pipe anchors, door knobs, old stove parts.... these guys make me smile.... great for Cub Scouts or art projects for boys... great unique decoration for a boys room, or even the nursery if dad likes sci fi!