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Pegs - every household has a stack of pegs around & they have many other uses other than holding your washing. With school holidays coming up, here are our some cool little craft ideas to keep the kids entertained.

1. Hungry Caterpillar

An inexpensive craft activity that the kids can do themselves.

All you need is:

  • Clothes Pins
  • Glue
  • Pom-Poms
  • Googly eyes 
  • Paint - if you have plain pegs and want them to paint them.

For the full tutorial on how to make these critters, see here.

Hungry Caterpillar

2. Dragonflies

Make a beautiful dragonfly using pegs and pipe cleaners! It’s a great craft idea for kids to make, keeping them occupied during school holidays. 

All you need is:

  • Pipe cleaners
  • Clothespin
  • Googly eyes
  • Paint
  • Glue

Check out the full method for making these pretty creatures at Crafty Morning.


4. Fish

Create a school of fish where the kids can squeeze the pegs to open and close the mouth of the fish.

All you need is:

  • Wooden clothespins
  • Colorful scrapbook papers
  • Fish pattern
  • Googly eyes
  • Glue & scissors

Check out the full method for making this fun craft here at Crafts by Amanda


5. Mini Foosball Table

The best thing about this craft idea is that you will most likely have all the items required on hand around the house.

All you need is:

  • A Shoebox
  • Small wooden dowels
  • Pegs
  • Wrapping paper
  • Paint
  • Clear tape
  • Ping pong balls

Learn how to make this foosball table from U-Create and keep the kids entertained while you have some peace.

Mini Foosball Table


6. Peg Planes

The kids will love these cute peg airplanes. They're super simple to make & once you get the hang of them, you'll want to make a whole fleet! The kids will enjoy hours of imaginative play with these peg airplanes from Kidspot.

All you need is:

  • Paint or Markers
  • Wooden Pegs
  • Paddle pop sticks
  • Mini paddle pop sticks
  • Glue

Peg Planes

7. Peek-a-boo Easter Eggs

These Easter eggs take less than 5 minutes to make & the kids will have had so much fun opening & closing them to see the little chick inside! It’s a super fun and simple activity to make with the kids over the school holidays.

All you need is:

  • Glitter craft foam
  • Wooden Pegs
  • Yellow paper
  • Craft foam or cardboard
  • Tape
  • Black & orange pens
  • Scissors

Learn how to make these super cute Easter eggs here at One Little Project.

Peek-a-boo Easter Eggs


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