DIY Family Time
projects are often some of the most dreaded items on the to-do list.
But, here are some ideas that not only can make your environment more
beautiful and playful, but can also involve the entire family in the
Architect Tali Buchler created this amazingly cool garden “tent” with finger knitted “ropes”
made out of Lycra scraps that are then attached to rings made out of
water pipes (although hula hoops could work too). Here’s the cool part:
Tali invited local kids and adults to create the tents as a group. They
met every Wednesday for three months to create these.
If that’s too much of a time commitment, there are a ton of weekend projects at Built by Kids, one of the coolest family DIY websites ever.
you want to build a birdhouse out of 2x4s, want to make a playhouse out
of wood pallets or want to make a sea-saw out of an old tire, the site
not only offers great ideas but more importantly, it highlights ways
kids and parents can make them together.