Non-Slip Socks

Non-Slip Socks

Non-slip socks are the perfect DIY gift that your kid can make for friends and family. Don’t empty your wallet forking out money for your child’s gifts! With just a few inexpensive and readily available materials, your child can check a friend or relative off of his gift list. This delightfully simple non-slip socks activity results in colorful socks that prevent sliding on hardwood floors. The recipient of these non-slip socks will be ever so grateful, while your child will be proud to give away this thoughtful gift! Make a pair of non-slip socks with your kid for wholesome family fun.

What You Need:

  • Clean cotton socks, adult size
  • Fabric paint in assorted colors
  • Old newspaper

What You Do:

  1. Show your child how to wash and dry the cotton socks. This beginning step provides an opportunity to familiarize him with the laundry room!
  2. Make sure your child’s workspace is lined with newspaper. This painting involved in this project can get messy!
  3. Arrange the socks, bottoms up, with on the paper. Invite your child to paint the bottoms of the socks with fabric paint, either with a design or in a random pattern.
  4. Let the socks dry thoroughly, at least overnight.

Your child can easily wrap these fluffy socks up in a gift bag or with wrapping paper, making it a gift your child can make independently. He will knock someone’s socks off with this one!




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Kate is the founder of Learn and Grow Books, which is a website for parents and teachers of pre-K children.

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