So you want to do a craft project with your kids but you don’t have the dozen or so things needed to make something amazing? Don’t be intimidated by a materials list! From edible necklaces to easy bird-feeders, here are our five-ingredient-or-fewer faves.

DIY Harmonica

Why buy a cheap, plastic harmonica when your tiny tinkerers can make their own with a few easy steps and just four ingredients. Get the instructions from self-proclaimed "reinventor" Maya at mayamade.blogspot.

Materials: Rubber bands, popsicle sticks, paper, tape.

photo: mayamade.blogspot.com

Let us know how your art projects went! 

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— Christal Yuen & Melissa Hecksher