This story originally appeared on The Local Moms Network.
Whether your kids are into football or not, having something to keep them occupied during the big game can be clutch. All the adults will then be able to enjoy the action on the field (not to mention the commercials and half time show!). We rounded up 4 of our favorite crafts from around the blogosphere, perfect for game time or any time you need something to do (which, for most of us, is all the time). Pro tip: for toddlers, use plastic cups instead of mason jars, for obvious reasons.
We love the rustic, playful look of these for a tablescape. You’ll need to stock up on supplies (including washi tape and chalkboard paint) pre-game time, but the actual instructions for this super cute craft are surprinsgly easy.
Courtesy of: Mason Jar Crafts Love
Sewing these basic crafts would be perfect for pre-school age kids, but engaging enough for gradeschoolers (and cathartic for adults!).
Courtesy of: Moms on Time Out
This modern version of a football mason jars couldn’t be more simple (you just need tape!) and would look adorable serving a signature cocktail.
Courtesy of: Flamingo Toes
This easy tutorial also comes with instructions for making a paper football—a craft and game rolled into one!
Courtesy of: Little Bins for Little Hands
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