In this post, you will see 7 crafts for kids.
Do your kids love crafts? There is nothing that beats getting creative with inexpensive craft supplies and stuff that you probably already have around the house.
Like tissue paper, plastic bottles, ribbons, and random buttons.
Get Creative With The Crafts
As many of you know one of the best ways to keep your kids entertained is to get a bit messy and start painting, gluing, sticking, and experimenting!
Develop your kid’s crafty skills with these fun ideas for making, spark their imagination and let the creative vibes flow.
I have started to look after my cousin’s children recently and have found that they love to craft – from painting animals, to making jewelry and of course slime!
More Crafts For Kids
The crafts in this post are just a small taste of what you can create with your crafting skills.
If you want more ideas that include cardboard crafts please take a look at this post – Easy Crafts For Kids.
There is also a post that has many Easter crafts for kids that features easter baskets, bunnies, and decorating eggs.
For easy crafts including yarn crafts for kids take a look at this post – Crafts for kids to make.
7 Crafts For Kids
This roundup features lots of easy and fun craft ideas for kids that will keep them entertained during the summer holidays or on a rainy day.
I have been looking for ideas on Pinterest and have found a list of awesome easy crafts for kids for you to try!
They look like loads of fun and will keep them entertained for a while before they notice the iPad has mysteriously vanished!
Take a look at the roundup of crafts here…
1. DIY Story Stones
I just LOVE this idea! I am definitely going to try this out in one of my lessons.
The story stones look like a lot of fun and for any kids who love writing stories, this will make their day!
Unleash your kid’s creativity with these DIY story stones with a wonderful tutorial from Think Crafts.
2. DIY Homemade Silly Putty or Slime
This pink glittery silly putty looks so good!
I bet the kiddos will love making this and have a sneaky sciencey lesson while they are at it!
Get the free step-by-step instructions from Jamie Sanders mommy blog.
3. DIY Pom Bunnies
For any kids (and big kids) who love to get in there with yarn and felt this will be the perfect craft for them!
How cute are those bunnies?
This fun kid’s craft will be excellent if you want to try and experiment with different materials.
Get the free DIY pom bunnies tutorial on how to make these from One Little Project At A Time blog.
4. DIY Paper Plate Butterflies
These paper plate butterflies are a brilliant way of getting messy, with paints and sticky bits!
They will look great as a mobile or stuck to the wall or fridge.
You will love the end product.
Get the paper plate craft tutorial from Artful Parent.
5. Glue Resist Drawings
This is a cool art technique that you can use PVA glue with or crayons.
The medium creates a resist, so when painted over, you can still clearly see the lines.
Budding artists will love this artwork!
Get the free tutorial from Mama Pear blog.
6. DIY Paper Lanterns
Paper lanterns are fun to make and hang around the house!
I remember making them when I was a kid with my mom and they were fun to do.
By using brightly colored papers your kids will make a pretty accessory that could even be hung in your backyard! (watch out for that rain you guys!)
Get the free tutorial from Handmade Charlotte.
7. DIY Toilet Roll Octopus
Probably my favorite craft on this list, is the toilet roll octopus!
What a great idea!
These could also be used for young children to write stories about.
So don’t throw away your cardboard tubes and get some googly eyes, acrylic paint, and scissors.
What do you think of these crafts?
Would you try them out with your kids?
Do you have any ideas or tips to share?
Let me know in the comments below.