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How to Keep Your House Mess-Free When You Have Kids

How to Keep Your House Mess-Free When You Have Kids

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Every parent is aware that when you have kids in the house, the place is bound to get cluttered. You cannot stop the mess, but you can surely control it in some nifty ways. Here, 5-Minute Crafts is ready to help you get your home organized when there are children at home.

Things you’ll need:

  • Plastic container from a Kinder egg
  • A pointy metal object
  • Googly eyes
  • Superglue
  • Lollipop

Steps:

  1. Take the plastic container from a Kinder egg.
  2. Poke a hole in its bottom lid.
  3. The hole has to be made in the center as shown.
  4. You can also paste googly eyes on it to make it look more interesting.
  5. Now insert the lollipop stick through the hole.
  6. Your candy is now safe from going bad.

Things you’ll need:

  • A sheet of paper
  • Colored sheets of paper: green, yellow, red
  • A pen of any sort
  • Toilet paper

Steps:

  1. Take a sheet of paper.
  2. Now cut out a circle from the green sheet and paste it onto the white sheet as shown.
  3. Repeat the step above with the yellow sheet of paper.
  4. And now, repeat the same step with the red sheet of paper.
  5. Write, STOP AT RED on the paper, as shown in the image above. Paste the sheet below the part where the edge of the toilet paper hangs.
  6. Your child will make note of it and will stop rolling the paper once it reaches the red circle.

Things you’ll need:

  • Toy box
  • Hot glue
  • Toy cars

Steps:

  1. Kids’ toys can sometimes cause physical harm too. Take care of yourself — here’s what you can do to prevent injuries:
  2. Take the toy box and invert it.
  3. Now, put some hot glue on the roof of the toy car.
  4. Turn the toy car upside down and stick it to one corner of the box.
  1. Apply some hot glue to another toy car.
  2. Turn it upside down and stick it to another corner of the box. Repeat steps 3, 4, and 5 with 2 more toy cars.
  3. Turn the box upside down and store toys inside of it.
  4. Your portable toy box is ready.

Things you’ll need:

  • A plastic basket with holes in it

Steps:

  1. Run your basket through the bathtub filled with water when there are toys in the bath.
  2. Pick the basket up to drain the water inside. Your bathtub is now clean.

Things you’ll need:

  • A towel
  • A pair of scissors
  • A satin ribbon
  • Needle and thread

Steps:

  1. Fold a towel in half.
  2. Fold it in half again.
  3. Now cut along the lines of the towel, as shown.
  4. Open the folds of the cloth and stretch it out to see the big hole cut out in the middle.
  1. Now, take the satin ribbon and begin stitching from one end.
  2. Stitch the satin over the entire hole in the towel.
  3. Put it over your child so that it stays on their neck.
  4. Now they won’t make a mess when eating.

Things you’ll need:

  • Your kid’s food bowl/plate
  • Suction cups
  • Cutter
  • Hot glue

Steps:

  1. Take your kid’s food bowl and turn it over.
  2. Now take a suction cup and cut it from the part where you hold it from behind.
  • Cut it off in a way that the sliced part of the cup stays flat on the surface of the inverted food bowl.
  1. Apply some hot glue on the sliced part of the cup.
  2. Repeat steps 2 and 3 with one more suction cup.
  3. Stick them onto the inverted part of the food bowl, as shown, and turn it over.
  4. The bowl stays in place and your kid wouldn’t topple it over.

Things you’ll need:

  • Plastic wrap

Steps:

  1. You may want to stop your kid before they color on floor with their markers.
  2. Stretch out a huge sheet of plastic wrap.
  3. Stick it evenly on the floor.
  4. Your floor is now safe from the damage.

Things you’ll need:

  • A big cardboard box

Steps:

  1. If your kid has already ruined the walls with their crayons, follow the steps below.
  2. Take a big cardboard box, big enough to fit your child in, with lots of space for them.
  3. Put your child inside the box.
  4. Hand them the colors and let them have fun by coloring the box from the inside.

Things you’ll need:

  • Extension cord
  • A plastic shoe container box
  • A cutter

Steps:

  1. If you keep your extension cord out in the open, you should take precautions as soon as possible to keep the dangers of electrocution away.
  2. Take a shoe, or other container, box and cut out a small rectangular slot on the side, as shown.
  3. Now place your extension cord inside the box and place the wire in a way that it easily fits into the slot.
  4. You can now close the cord box and keep your family safe.
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