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Toy Surfboard Craft

This surfboard craft for kids is a great way to bring favorite toys into water play. This can be handy for pool party occasion which is more fun than buying ones! This DIY Surfboard Craft will bring out the creativeness of the kids as they will have to customize the decor themselves.


  • White foam core board (can be bought in any dollar store)
  • Printable template. You can simply print any design from the internet or make your own.
  • Pencil: For tracing the template onto the foam core board, and for lightly sketching designs before coloring them in.
  • Large scissors or cutter (make sure you’re around and ready to help the kids while using it)
  • Permanent markers: If you’re going to use the surfboards in the water, you’ll want to use permanent markers if possible so that the colors don’t run. I highly recommend a pack of neon Sharpies for this project. The bright colors glow even in the shade — perfect for pretending you’re really at the beach!
  • Ruler (optional)

Disclaimer: Grabbed the pics from Pinterest

Summer Lanterns

Going on camping this summer? These lanterns were made with 100% recycled materials! (except the PVA glue).

You don’t really have to go on camping to use these lanterns. You can just set up a small bonfire on your backyard, setup a DIY tent or you can just use any linen to sit on the grass while munching on some smores and sharing some stories with your kids or family. This will be a great idea for your weekend bonding with your kids and they will surely enjoy and treasure this moment!

Jar Lanterns are so easy to make – all you need is an old jar, some tissue paper and water down PVA (white) glue or decoupage glue.

Below are the steps to follow:

1) Cut the tissue papers or japanese papers into small squares or your preferred shape – they don’t have to be super neat, but 1cm x 1cm in rough size is good enough.

2) Apply a layer to the cleaner jar.

3) Add your tissue papers or japanese papers in different colors.

4) Add glue over it and add another 2-4 layers of tissue paper depending on the effect you would like.

5) Feel free to add silhouettes in black.

6) Put the candles inside.

Watch the video below  and see how easy they are to make and for youngsters to help you make these.

Happy Crafting!!