Click below to access a free downloads, no pop-ups, no subscriptions or trial periods, just free! This section is constantly being updated with craft ideas as more and more people tell us about the crafts that they do. If you prefer not to craft but you need or want something you've seen on the site then check out the DIRECTORY page for a directory of crafty parents who are willing to take on commissions, or click on the SHOP page where you'll find items made and/or stocked by The Penniless Parent.
DIY or BUY the choice is yours!
Sometimes we need to spruce things up at home. Click below for free downloadable PDF instructions of craft ideas for the home and garden.
In this section you can find step by step instructions to make your own clothes. These crafts are suited to the grown-ups and older kids only. If you still think they're a little too ambitious, go to DIRECTORY and commission the designer to make one for you.
All shopping lists here make it super-easy to be prepared! Each link to buy what you need will take you straight to the site with the item ready in your shopping basket. The links are affiliated so if you use them, the seller may pay me commission but don't feel obliged, you could print the list off and pop to the shops!