DIY Kits for Kids to Make Pizza, Pottery, Flower Arrangements and More at Home

Here are some suggestions for a few DIY activities and take-home kits for kids that will make you feel like parent of the year.

The kids have been home from school for a week and a half, and we’ve reached the point where they are officially driving their parents crazy. Distance learning is in full effect, which can stress out both the kids and the adults at home, especially if parents are working remotely during this time. It helps to get outside for some playtime and a bike ride, but the weather isn’t cooperative every day. For those days when kids are simply bored and you feel guilty allowing more screen time, we have suggestions for a few DIY activities and take-home kits that will make you feel like parent of the year. From making pizza at home to painting pottery and creating beautiful flower arrangements, pick up one of these kits to keep kids occupied at home.

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DIY Pizza Kit from Pasquale’s Pizzeria

Order a DIY Pizza Kit from Pasquale’s Pizzeria Napoletana in South Kingstown and for $10 you’ll turn your kid into a master pizzaiolo. The kit comes with a round of dough, sauce and cheese, plus pepperoni. What’s for dinner tonight? Ask your son or daughter to make the meal for a change. Call 401-783-2900 to order. You can also order other pizzas and appetizers online.


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Tot Spot’s At-home Sensory Kits for Kids

Tot Spot in Riverside may be closed due to COVID-19, but that doesn’t stop the playroom for coming up with solutions for busy parents. They are keeping sensory playtime going from the safety and comfort of homes with their at-home sensory kits for little ones. The bins are available through the online store and they include items like Play-Doh, dried corn, water beads, fine sand, cups, puzzles, utensils and more. The kits are $15 each and available for curbside pickup. Tot Spot hopes these bins can help stimulate educational play and fun at home, giving kids that much-needed sense of normalcy, while giving parents a much-needed mental break.


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Alice’s Table DIY Flower Arrangements

Send one of Angela Rotondo’s DIY flower arrangements to yourself or someone you love. Order one and it will show up on your front door for a joyful activity for kids and adults alike. Send a message through her Facebook page and specify if you’re looking for kids kits ($10) or adult arrangements ($15). You can even send one to your mother or grandmother to keep them occupied while creating something beautiful.


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Create Color Art Studio’s DIY Pottery Kits

Create Color Art Studio in Narragansett is offering Pottery To Go DIY Art Kits which include beautiful ceramic banks, mugs, plates, animals and more and all the necessary supplies you need to get it painted. Order the kits online and pick them up curbside at the studio. Locals in Narragansett, South Kingstown, North Kingstown and Charlestown can request free delivery. Once the pottery is painted, you can drop your pieces back at the studio to be fired. Order online or call 401-363-9511. Designs start at $19. When you get to the studio, give the studio a call at 401-363-9511 and they will either put your order on the bench outside the studio or you can pop your trunk and they will put your order in your car for you.



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