Crafts for Kids

Small Hands Christmas Wreath

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Spend some good, quality family time and make a special craft for the holidays.   What You’ll Need • Green construction paper • Scissors & Glue • Ribbons, sequins, glitter, etc. What You’ll Do 1. Trace your child’s open hand about 8 – 10 on green construction paper. 2. Cut out the hand shapes. Arrange… Read more »

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Santa Can

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Here’s a Christmas craft for kids to make that can hold all kinds of little things. You can use this craft to hold straws, utensils and more. See step-by-step pictorial instructions below, too! What You’ll Need Empty, clean Pringles can 8×10 red felt 8×10 white felt 8×10 black felt 8×10 gold glitter fabric/paper Glue (can… Read more »

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Recycled Tissue Ornament

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If you’re like me, you save all that tissue that comes in every gift bag. No, we’re not hoarding it, just waiting for the right time to use it in a craft or two. Like this one. NOTE: See pictorial instructions below, too! What You’ll Need Styrofoam ball Ribbon Festive tissue paper Glue Paintbrush What… Read more »

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“Give Thanks” Stacking Blocks

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Here’s a fun craft that all ages can help create for a Thanksgiving decoration. What You’ll Need 16 one-inch blocks (Hobby Lobby has a set for just $2.99) Paint Paint brushes Scrapbook paper Silver permanent marker or white paint pen Regular paper and a pen What You’ll Do With your pen and paper, write down… Read more »

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Family of Turkeys

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What You’ll Need White paper Paint (brown, red, orange, yellow) Paint brushes Every member of the family What You’ll Do Set a large piece of white paper out on the table horizontally. The back side of wrapping paper would be great for this as you can get a good straight piece of paper out of… Read more »

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Thanksgiving Crafts

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Indian Corn Craft Get ready for Thanksgiving with an Indian Corn craft for kids. What You’ll Need Yellow paper Green paper Brown paint Orange paint Black paint Scissors Glue What You’ll Do 1.    Cut out a piece of yellow paper in the shape of a cob of corn. 2.    With the green paper, cut out… Read more »

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Painted Fall Leaf

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Now that the leaves are starting to fall, gather some up and get ready for this next craft for kids. What You’ll Need Leaves Washable paint Paper Paintbrushes What You’ll Do Set out a piece of paper. Grab a leaf and add a drop of paint from three or four different colors to the back… Read more »

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Pinecone Bats

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Another fun Halloween craft for kids is making a bat out of pinecones and leaves. Again, we are using what nature has to offer. What You’ll Need Pinecones Leaves with stems Black spray paint Googly eyes (optional) Ribbon What You’ll Do Grab a pinecone and two leaves of about the same size. Take one leaf… Read more »

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Snowflakes!

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I know … it’s too hot to think about snowflakes. But, then again, maybe it’s just what we need to keep our minds off the heat. This craft is a little tricky and I only recommend it for the more mature/older kids … with help from parents, of course. What You Need Hot Glue Smooth… Read more »

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Bubble Blowing Masterpiece

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  Here’s a fun — and possibly super MESSY — craft for kids that is great to make outdoors. They will have so much fun doing this, too. What You Need Bubble solution Bubble blowing stems Kids washable paint Poster board or white paper Get-Messy-In clothes What You Do Take your paper of desired choosing… Read more »

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