9 DIY Winter Crafts

Some days it’s a little too chilly to play outside, but there are so many fun eco-crafts your kids can create while keeping warm indoors. Upcycled snow globes: Grab a variety of kitchen containers, such as jars, salt shakers, or syrup jars, to create upcycled snow globes in three easy steps. You’ll also need a hot glue gun, a blender, …

DIY Egg Dye

Skip the packaged dyes for ones you can make yourself. The prep for this egg-dying extravaganza takes a little bit longer than plopping artificial dye into hot water, but the results are just as lovely and a lot more natural (not to mention safer to eat!). Make the egg dye ahead of time, or have your kids decorate their hard-boiled …

Flying Bluebirds

KIWI Eco-crafts: Flying bluebirds Materials Paper towel, toilet paper, or wrapping paper tube Scissors Nontoxic paint Nontoxic glue Beads Scrap wrapping paper String (4 to 5 inches per bird) Directions Flatten  the paper towel or toilet paper tube and cut into ¾-inch strips. Then follow  the directions below to make hearts, birds, or flowers. Stretch  open one of the flattened …