Crafts for Kids

Silly Glitter Bats

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Get started on your homemade Halloween decor with this cute little bat craft for kids. It is super easy and you can make a ton of them pretty quickly — aside from the drying time for the styrofoam balls. What You NeedStyrofoam BallsBlack or Purple Spray Paint or Craft PaintPurple Glitter Scrapbooking Paper (found at… Read more »

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American Flag Handprint

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Want to create a unique American flag? This fun, messy craft for kids is just the thing! What you needFinger Paint (red, white and blue)Construction paper (any color aside from red, white or blue)Star whole punchWhite paper (for the stars) What you do Take your start whole punch and punch out lots of little stars… Read more »

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Paper Fireworks

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Bring the fireworks inside! This cute craft for kids is easy and fun to do — and a little messy! Mess is good, when it comes to crafting. Try this craft out in celebration of Fourth of July. What you needCraft/construction paperSchool glue (glitter glue works good, too!)GlitterSafety ScissorsSticksTapeStraw What you do Take the craft… Read more »

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Paper Daisies

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To celebrate summer, let’s make paper flowers to hang around the house! These simple daisy flowers are great crafts for kids. What you NeedConstruction paper (white and yellow)Safety scissorsStaplerTapeRibbon (optional — if you want to hang them) What you Do Take a piece of construction paper and fold it in half vertically Cut along the… Read more »

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Barnyard Animal Craft

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Open the gates and herd the cattle … I mean kiddos. This easy-to-do craft for kids is fun and silly. You can make an entire pasture of cows, a trough full of pigs … and all you need is just a few items. What you needConstruction paper in pink and whiteSafety ScissorsStaplerMarkers or CrayonsTape What… Read more »

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Paper Hula Skirt

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Crafts for kids that are easy to do make for great family fun. You can even use your crafts at a party. Take this craft for instance. We are going to make an easy paper hula skirt. What you need:Safety scissorsGreen roll of streamer (that you would normally decorate with at a party)Yarn (or pretty… Read more »

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Flowers that Last

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Tissue Paper Flowers are simple and easy to do with the kids and perfect for Mother’s Day. What you need:Tissue paper of varying colorsGreen pipe cleanersTwigsVase What you do:     Cut the tissue paper down to a desired size. Rectangles that are 5-by-7 inches make for perfect tiny flowers. Stack several sheets of the… Read more »

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Bunny Treats

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Leave one out for the Easter Bunny! This is an easy, fun way to turn the ordinary rice treats we all know and love into something seasonal and cute. What you need:1 package of marshmallows (the colored ones make a more festive treat)6 cups of rice Cereal (any brand will do)3 tablespoons of butterWax paperCooking… Read more »

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Exquisite Eggs

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The Easter bunny doesn’t always have to leave candy eggs around the house. Sometimes he finds a fancy egg to help decorate his living room. Here’s a great craft to create your very own delicate eggs to adorn your home for Easter. What you need:Large EggsBig BowlLong Needle with a wide opening for ribbonThin RibbonPaint… Read more »

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