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School holiday boredom busters – Try these fun DIYs!

04 Oct 2023

Running out of ideas to entertain the kids? Try some more of our bright ideas with the help of Resene colours to keep them busy while at home these holidays. From magical fairy doors to family battles of tic tac toe, we are sure these ideas will stop any mention of boredom, at least for a little while! Get the kids involved and head to your local Resene ColorShop to pick up some testpots of their favourite colours to use with these projects!


Two magical fairy door ideas

Let your kids open the door to their imagination and be transported to a fairytale land these school holidays by creating fairy doors. Attach your fairy doors to trees, fences and raised garden beds and head off into the garden on a discovery mission.

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Challenge mum and dad with these DIY noughts and crosses

Play some ‘stone cold’ tic tac toe with the family by making your very own noughts and crosses set. This handy set has its own bag so it can be easily taken away camping or up to the bach in the holidays. Get creative and use your favourite Resene paint colours to make them unique!

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Use your favourite colour to make this Lego inspired clock

‘Lego’ of the fear of ever being late with this colourful DIY clock, perfect for a kid’s bedroom or any Lego fan. Resene Flash Point is sure to brighten up any space. What are you waiting for? Time flies when you’re making a weekend DIY.

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Three peg and popsicle stick kids craft projects

A craft project a day keeps the boredom away. Entertain kids with these easy arts and crafts projects using pegs and ice block sticks. From cars to crocodiles and planes, they are sure to love these.

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For more fun DIY ideas, visit habitat online or check out these DIY projects.

Published: 04 Oct 2023