This year, ’tis the season to stay inside your house. This means there may be some potentially rambunctious children who need something to do besides melt into a phone screen. That’s why Dadventures has slapped together a list of our favorite Holiday DIY activities for kids. Sure, some may be messy. Yes, parents, you’ll probably be doing some cleaning. But isn’t it worth the sound of silent, busy kids rather than the deafening screech of “I’m boredddddddd”? We think so. Below check out a variety of DIY-themed experiments from fizzing Christmas ornaments to chilly homemade frost to the awesome activity crates made by Kiwico.

DIY Frost in a Jar

Ages: 3-12

30 minutes

Kiwico Crates

Ages: 0-18

30 minutes