27 Ridiculously Cool Projects For Kids That Adults Will Want To Try

These projects are fun whether you’re 5 or 35…or 105.

2. Fill a jar with a nebula.

Fill a jar with a nebula.

Or a galaxy.

3. Fill balloons with shaving cream instead of water.

Fill balloons with shaving cream instead of water.

Use ‘em to have a *truly* good, clean fight.

4. Add food coloring to glue to make “cosmic” sun catchers.

Add food coloring to glue to make “cosmic” sun catchers.

What light through yonder sun catcher breaks?

5. Study the chemistry of polymers with this leakproof bag experiment.

Study the chemistry of polymers with this leakproof bag experiment.

HOW!?!

6. Construct a snow globe using a LEGO figurine and some glitter.

Construct a snow globe using a LEGO figurine and some glitter.

This yeti figurine is awesome, but any other figurine would work just as fabulously.

7. Or make some vibrant “instant snow.”

Or make some vibrant “instant snow.”

Grow, snow, grow!

8. Get clean with some DIY rainbow soap.

Get clean with some DIY rainbow soap.

Get the tutorial at Art Bar.

9. Or make some rainbow rock candy.

Or make some rainbow rock candy.

10. Learn about magnetism with an interactive sensory bottle.

Learn about magnetism with an interactive sensory bottle.

~Mesmerizing~

11. Embrace your inner witch and make some ~bubbling brew~.

Embrace your inner witch and make some ~bubbling brew~.

Double, double, toil and trouble

12. Melt pony beads and turn them into earrings.

Melt pony beads and turn them into earrings.

You could also easily turn them into thumbtack toppers to decorate a bulletin board.

13. Craft some giant pom poms to turn into a necklace.

Craft some giant pom poms to turn into a necklace.

The coziest necklace in the world.

14. Or a chandelier.

Or a chandelier.

Get the tutorial at Art Bar.

15. Create beads using pieces of colorful corrugated cardboard.

Create beads using pieces of colorful corrugated cardboard.

Get the tutorial at Hello, Wonderful.

16. Use Kool-Aid to make handmade candy dots.

Use Kool-Aid to make handmade candy dots.

So colorful, so easy.

17. Make an artistic mess with ice paint.

Make an artistic mess with ice paint.

Play the Frozen soundtrack while you paint.

18. Explore the wonders of weaving with cardboard looms.

Explore the wonders of weaving with cardboard looms.

You can also make a loom using a log.

19. Turn pasta into “stained glass.”

Turn pasta into “stained glass.”

Whip up some lasagna with the leftovers.

20. Use cement to make “sand castles” that last forever.

Use cement to make “sand castles” that last forever.

Well, unless you take a hammer to them.

21. Create a glowing castle lantern to use as a nightlight.

Create a glowing castle lantern to use as a nightlight.

Turn it on while you read a few fairy tales at bedtime.

22. Investigate density with a magical potion tower.

Investigate density with a magical potion tower.

A magical potion you definitely do NOT want to drink.

23. Grow a crystal garden using artificial flowers.

Grow a crystal garden using artificial flowers.

24. Create a sweet work of art using paint made from Skittles.

Create a sweet work of art using paint made from Skittles.

A whole new way to taste the rainbow.

25. Fill a jar with layers and layers and layers of color.

Fill a jar with layers and layers and layers of color.

The layers = salt colored with chalk.

26. Sculpt pinch pots using air-dry clay.

Sculpt pinch pots using air-dry clay.

Aww! Look at those cute little noses!

27. Get artistic while practicing your aim.

Get artistic while practicing your aim.

Dart painting!

28. And get gross with this DIY snot!

And get gross with this DIY snot!

ACHOOOOOOO!