DIY Activities for the Whole Family

Toolbox with tools. Skrewdriver, hammer, handsaw and wrench

 

Are you tired of going to the same old boring parks or doing the same activities week after week with your family? Why not pick a hobby that you and your family can easily do together. This will not only give you something to do but also bond while doing it. A hobby like woodworking is gaining popularity as it allows you to be creative and technical. Doing something like woodwork with your family isn’t hard, as long as everyone is willing to get their hands a little dirty.

When it comes to woodwork, there are plenty of different projects you can take on with your family. We have a few for you to consider:

 

Coat Rack in LEGO Blocks

If you want to spice up the area by the door or just need a coat rack, then this is a wonderful project. It appeals to the children because you will be cutting blocks in the shape of LEGO’s and they can help with the painting aspect of it. The overall project isn’t too complicated and you can get the step by step guide by clicking here. This rack will surely add more pizzazz to the doorway in your home.

 

Wooden boxes

There are a ton of different use for a wooden box. Whether you use it as a toy box or just to store photos, wooden boxes are a great tool. You need them and so do your children. So you can easily make these boxes with your children. You can click here to view the easy guide.

 

Birdhouse

If you live in an area with a lot of birds then a birdhouse is a perfect addition to your yard. Building a birdhouse allows you to share the value of compassion with your child. As they help you make the birdhouse, they learn to be more compassionate. The whole process teaches them the value, providing shelter to an animal. Plus, you never know the bird may be a regular in the house and become more like a pet to your family. A guide to a simple birdhouse can be found here.

 

Photo frames

Since most of us have gone digital, the need for printed photos and frames has sort of dwindled. However, you rarely go into a home in which family photos are not displayed on the fireplace or side tables. So you can make your own frames. The whole process is quite simple and requires you to work with a thin panel of wood. You can find the guide here.

Woodwork requires a lot of handling of dangerous tools. It is important that the cutting, drilling, and other dangerous tasks are handled by an adult. Your child can watch and learn so they know the techniques and all. We also recommend that all safety measures be taken when handling dangerous tools. You can find out more about safety and how to work with various tools at Wood working fuel.

 

 

 

 

 

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