Usual sponges that most of us have at hand can be a cool material to craft something for your kids! You may make various toys and simple accessories to play with, and your kids may take part in crafting. Let’s take a look at some easy ideas!
Missing summer? We too! Is there anything more summery than a good old popsicle? How about 20 made of rainbow-hued dish sponges? When you are out and about on your colorful dish sponge hunt, keep your eyes peeled of course for different colored sponges but also different shapes. These popsicles are a super affordable and crazy quick DIY decoration for summer pool parties – just stick them to the wall with tape or sticky tack. You could even turn them into a garland with some embroidery thread and an oversized needle. As an added bonus, the popsicle sticks are completely removable so after the party, you can store these sponges under the sink and use them for dishes!
These sponge water bombs are a great kids’ summertime activity! They love lining up the DIY sponge water and counting them and of course throwing the sponge water bombs on the ground and watching them splash water! Read how to make the sponge bombs quickly and spruce up your pool and bath time with these colorful cuties. Enjoy!
Refresh your kids’ bathtime with this fun activity – make some bath bombs! These ones contain sponge and some ribbon and are secured with cable tie to make them durable. You may be worried about the cable tie but don’t. By the time you cinch it down real tight the hard knob gets lost inside the sponges and it doesn’t cause any problems at all.
Turn an ordinary sponge into an adorable sea creature inspired, DIY sponge bath toy with this fun craft! Glue on some googly eyes and a little pipe cleaner mouth, use scissors to cut other features like a rounded head and legs, and then take your toy swimming! Make a bunch and have a variety of sea creatures to play with during bath time or just splash around in the sink with!
Go on an adventure with this cute sponge boat crewed by cork sea dogs! This is a very easy project that turns into a fun bath toy or a summer game. Sponges are so easy to work with and so cheap! Use all the sponge leftovers as icebergs or rocks and try and dodge them in the water. You and your kids will have lots of fun creating and playing! Just stick the captain and sailor inside the boat. This crew is willing to weigh anchor!
Once the sun shines down long enough to warm the faces, every kid wants to play in the water. Make some floating sponge boats for your backyard water table. Keep these toys near the bath and the kids have been sailing their boats all over the harbor. Make sure you squeeze all the water out of the sponge once you are done playing, as you don’t want any bacteria build up.
It’s spring-cleaning time! Instead of doing all the dusting and scrubbing, why not recruit some tiny hands to help out? To entice a restless child into becoming mummy’s little helper, try making him or her a personalized scrubber’s toy set. In the tutorial below, we share how you can turn boring sponge slices into cute sponge critters, if only to convince the kids “clean-up time” is just another fun activity for the family.