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This craft category is a huge collection of fun kids crafts and awesome DIY ideas for children! Simple & frugal crafts for kids, seasonal kids crafts ( winter crafts for kids, spring crafts for kids..), holiday crafts for kids ( Christmas crafts for kids, Easter crafts for kids..), DIY toys & board games, free sewing patterns ( Halloween costumes, kids clothes, plushies, baby toys ..), free crochet patterns (crochet clothing, amigurumis ... ), keepsakes, easy DIY gifts (mother's day gifts, father's day gifts, teacher appreciation gifts) ... and a lot more!
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Amigurumi bunny with heart (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for free Easter or Valentine's day amigurumi patterns ? Do you love bunnies ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi bunny ! Svetlana Proskuryakova designed this lovely amigurumi bunny. Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi bunny now!
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Soft amigurumi bear ( free amigurumi pattern )
Do you love crocheting? Create a beautiful and adorable handmade toy: an amigurumi bear ! This cuddly crochet bear by Dariya Baysh is a great amigurumi pattern to work on because it's so easy to crochet and the outcome is so wonderful! This super adorable amigurumi bear can be an excellent gift for your kids or grandkids. This free bear crochet pattern at Amigurumi Space will guide you through the crocheting process of your own wonderful soft amigurumi bear. The difficulty of this free bear amigurumi pattern is easy/intermediate so if you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you.
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Little soft amigurumi bunny (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade Easter gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi bunny by @anna_tee_toys at Amiguroom Toys is just perfect for Easter! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts , so quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. Amigurumi toys are great gifts for any special occasions. Get the free pattern , and let's get crocheting:
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Monya the amigurumi kitten ( free amigurumi pattern )
Do you know crochet and want to expand your knowledge a little bit? Try this super-easy crochet technique : the amigurumi ! With amigurumi , you will be able to crochet lovely, huggable crochet toys such as this super cute amigurumi cat by Julia Rassokhina at Amiguroom Toys ! But be aware: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( once you start making these lovely toys you won't be able to stop ) ! This lovely amigurumi cat can be a great beginner amigurumi project , because it's simple and the outcome is so lovely. So get the free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys and let's get crocheting :
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Easy DIY paracord (knotted) Christmas tree
This time WhyKnot presents you a gorgeous paracord design : the paracord Christmas tree ( ornament ) . In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this beautiful paracord Christmas tree with simple knots using nylon parachute cord ( paracord ) . This paracord Christmas tree ornament design is fairly easy to make but the outcome is so gorgeous and unique! This DIY paracord Christmas tree can be a great gift for your friends/family members , but of course you can create one for yourself as well.
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Oversized Christmas tic-tac-toe game (free woodworking plan)
Do you love fun woodworking projects and unique,fun family games?  Try this brilliant , easy and quick woodworking project: the oversized Christmas tic-tac-toe game! This handmade tic-tac-toe game can be a perfect present for any special occasion / holidays,  such as Christmas or Birthdays! You can make the oversized wooden tic tac toe game with any fun (holiday) motifs, if you don't like the traditional O's and X's just like this Christmas version. This fun DIY family game can be a perfect addition to the kids room or you can use them in the garden as well!  Fun family games are always the best craft projects especially when it involves wood!
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Spider necklace with dimensional fabric paint and tulle
We love DIY Halloween costumes because they are always turn out way more gorgeous and fun than the store bought ones, and no one else’s costume will ever be the same as yours. We love this DIY spider web necklace because it is so beautiful and customizable! We bet that you'll be the hottest witch at the Halloween party with this gorgeous spiderweb necklace! Read iLoveToCreate's step-by-step tutorial and create your very own one gorgeous spiderweb necklace in no time:
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Amigurumi mummy & worm - Hallowen decor (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi mummy and worm pattern by Tarturumies ! Like most of the people, you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed animals using yarns , just like this lovely little mummy and worm. So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi mummy and his worm buddy today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved one.
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Little amigurumi cat keychain (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi cat pattern by Marina Dzubenko at AmiguroomToys ! Like most of the people, you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed animals using yarns , just like this lovely little cat. So grab a skein of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi cat ( keychain ) today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved one.
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Small crochet Christmas present (free amigurumi pattern)
Do you love crocheting and adorable soft toysCrochet this crocheted / amigurumi Christmas present which can be a wonderful  handmade gift for your kids (or grandkids). In this nice crochet / amigurumi blog you will find the free amigurumi Christmas present pattern and a nice detailed written crochet tutorial! This amigurumi Christmas present  is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create the Christmas present easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi. This crocheted Christmas present doesn't require too much yarn, and it will look great in any color!
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Easy little amigurumi cat with heart (free crochet pattern)
Know a cat lover? We've got the perfect gift for them: a lovely crochet cat ! Whether you're gifting this amigurumi cat as a toy, or as a home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill cat fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) cat can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids, because this super adorable amigurumi heart cat is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! In Amiguroom's great amigurumi pattern collection you will find this wonderful amigurumi heart cat pattern for free which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with interesting details, personality and cuteness! You can use any color and size yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi heart cat , the finished toy will look lovely and cuddly in any way! ( With a little modification in the yarn and hook size you can easily alternate your heart cat' s size ) Pattern designers : Vera Izgrebina and Elena Lepekhina
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DIY Chick Easter eggs - fun egg painting idea
Are you looking for a not-so-traditional Easter egg painting idea? Spice up this year's Easter with this super funny (last-minute) chick Easter egg craft! This is definitely something you can whip together on the Saturday before Easter. It's not just a super fun Easter party or home decor but also can be a perfect Easter gift for you friends / family members. Well, it's not really a traditional Easter egg painting technique but it's very funny, so absolutely worth a try! You can use any type of acrylic paint to paint the chick egg's and instead of construction paper you can simply use markers to create the beak and eyes. Attach a little feather to the chick Easter egg's  top for a more funnier look!
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Little amigurumi koala (free amigurumi pattern)
Know a koala lover? Crochet the perfect gift for them: an amigurumi koala ! Whether you're gifting this lovely amigurumi koala as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill koala fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) koala can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids and grandkids because this super adorable amigurumi koala is just a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! At Amigurumi Space you will find this wonderful free amigurumi koala pattern by Olga Lukoshkina which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality, and cuteness! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi koala , they will look fun and cuddly in any form! With a little modification in the yarn size, you can create a whole super adorable amigurumi koala family
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Adorable amigurumi mouse (free amigurumi pattern)
Do you know crochet and want to expand your knowledge a little bit? Try this super-easy crochet technique : the amigurumi ! With amigurumi , you will be able to crochet lovely, huggable crochet toys such as this super cute amigurumi mouse by Darya Neustroeva at Amiguroom Toys ! But be aware: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( once you start making these lovely toys you won't be able to stop ) ! This lovely amigurumi mouse can be a great amigurumi project to begin with, because the outcome is so lovely. So get the free amigurumi pattern at https://amigurum.com and let's get crocheting :
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Easy DIY dimensional heart - Valentine's day craft (free printable)
Are you looking for an easy last minute Valentine's day decor or gift card ? Make some of these fun and easy dimensional paper hearts! Glue it on a sweet Valentine's day card or just use them to spice up you romantic Valentine's day or wedding decoration! With this nice step-by-step tutorial and Krokotak's free printable dimensional paper heart template you can make it literally in minutes. Of course you can make the Valentine's hearts in any color and size that fits into the occasion or your home decor! Paper crafts are definitely our favorite crafts  because its inexpensive, fun and versatile!
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Spring flowers - beginner watercolor painting tutorials by Jay Lee
Today Jay Lee will to teach you how to paint gorgeous sophisticated watercolor spring flowers ! You can use this painting technique to make your own note cards, birthday cards, place settings, wedding paper goods, or art to hang in your home ! Jay Lee is a very talented, creative person who can knit up a storm and wield a watercolor-saturated brush like nobody’s business. In accordance with her watercolor know-how , she has created a whole bunch of watercolor painting tutorials for us to learn how to create gorgeous watercolor flowers. Watercolor is our favorite painting medium to work with because it’s so fluid and organic!
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Amigurumi fox bag charm (free crochet pattern)
In this free crochet tutorial by Svetlana Budarina at AmiguroomToys, you can learn how to crochet this adorable fox bag charm in amigurumi ! This sweet amigurumi fox bag charm is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi fox bag charm also can be a wonderful seasonal decoration or a chewing/rattle toy for babies ( without beads ). At AmiguroomToys you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute fox bag charm accompanied with a nice, detailed assembling tutorial. This amigurumi pattern is a fairly easy one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this lovely little fox bag charm is absolutely perfect to begin with!
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Soft little amigurumi bear in sweater (free crochet pattern)
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love bears ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi bear ! Olga Lykjanova designed this lovely amigurumi bear. Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi bear now!
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Cuddly brown amigurumi bear (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love cuddly teddy bears ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi bear ! Angelina Vostrykh designed this lovely amigurumi bear. Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi bear now!
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DIY Spring mega block puzzle (free printable)
We’re huge fans of easy,fun and low budget puzzles! Turn some old unused mega blok (or lego duplo) bricks into a fun new puzzle game with this nice free spring printable! This mega block spring puzzle is perfect for little hands and who doesn’t love building with blocks? Of course you can adapt this creative craft idea and create other fun puzzle games with family photos or your kid's favorite cartoon characters!  You can make more difficult puzzles with using smaller lego - like block pieces. Now, even if you aren’t seeing the warmer Spring weather quite yet, you can brighten up your preschooler’s day with a few flowers, a rainbow, and some fun Spring showers.
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Poly the sleeping amigurumi bear  and his blankey (free crochet patterns)
Have you ever seen a cuter sleeping amigurumi bear ? Visit Tarturumies and crochet one! On Tarturumies you will find the free crochet patterns of Poly ( the sleeping teddy bear ) , his pajamas and a gratis tiny teddy bear blankey ! Lovely, isn't it? This super adorable sleeping amigurumi bear can be a cuddly companion of your kids. This amigurumi pattern maybe a little bit time-consuming, but it's not complicated at all! So grab a few skein of ( cotton ) yarn and let's start:
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Crochet amigurumi dog in sweater (free crochet pattern)
Besides being totally adorable, this crochet dog pattern is completely free ,so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. Grab some yarn and start stitching! If you're stitching this cute little winter puppy as a toy for a young child, swap the safety eyes and nose for crocheted or embroidered parts instead. You can easily customize this amigurumi dog design to be any color you'd like. Crochet a little dog as a toy or as a cute little Christmas decor ! If you're a crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you.  Pattern designer: Tatyana Kostochenkova and Barberry Store (Instagram @barberry_store)
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Coffee pod elf girls - adorable recycling Christmas craft for kids
These super cute winter girls / elves are made from simple empty coffee pods ! Creative, isn't it? With this brilliant craft idea you can upcycle some metalic junks and create adorable Christmas tree ornaments / winter decors at the same time! The coffee pod girls / elves are perfect winter crafts for the smalest crafty hands and also perfect little gifts for the family members! You can decorate the empty coffee pod elve s with any decor elements that you already have at hand or use other upcycled materials to make them more unique and cute! ( Old clothes, yarn and fabric scraps, buttons, pipe cleaners etc )
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DIY Scandinavian Santa gnome Christmas tree ornament
This DIY Scandinavian style Santa Christmas ornament is so cute and so easy to make: you could whip out a bunch of them as lovely gift toppers or as cute Christmas ornaments under an afternoon. Kids love to craft with yarn and felt, so this would be a fun one to do with them too. With this fun technique you can make little Christmas gnomes similar to Santa , just use colorful felt pieces instead of red. Follow along Factory Direct Craft' step-by-step tutorial and create your very own little Scandinavian style Santa gnome Christmas tree ornaments :
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Charles the amigurumi gingerbread man (free crochet pattern)
We've got a super adorable handmade Christmas gift idea a crochet gingerbread man! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this cute little amigurumi gingerbread man will be a great hit! This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) gingerbread man  can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi gingerbread man is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free  amigurumi gingerbread man pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality and cuteness! With a little modification in the yarn size you can create a whole super adorable amigurumi gingerbread family.
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Easy DIY paper 3D flower wall art - spring craft for kids
Paper flowers as wall decor? Why not?What a, easy, fun and frugal way to decorate boring wall spaces at home or in the classroom !These construction paper crafts for kids are perfect for preschoolers, kindergartners, and kids of all ages. Use them to create fun pictures, mother’s day cards ,gorgeous spring wall arts . Not only are these DIY paper flowers are super simple to assemble ( even for a beginner ) but they are really inexpensive and have that handmade touch, that makes them so impressive too! Now grab a few sheets of colorful construction paper, check out the full craft tutorial at stranamasterov.ru and create gorgeous spring decorations / flower cards for Mother's day with your child today!
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Soft amigurumi panda (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crocheting? Create a beautiful and adorable handmade toy: an amigurumi panda! This cuddly crochet panda is a great amigurumi pattern to work on because it's so easy to crochet and the outcome is so wonderful! This super adorable amigurumi panda can be an excellent gift for your kids or grandkids. This free panda crochet pattern by Liudmila Pershina at AmiguroomToys will guide you through the crocheting process of your own wonderful soft amigurumi panda. The difficulty of this free panda amigurumi pattern is easy/intermediate so if you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you.
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DIY Felt succulents in mini pots ( care-free houseplants )
Do you love the look of succulents but are not so good at keeping them alive? If so, fLOhRA Design has a solution: these adorable and care-free potted felt succulents. Create felt succulent mini pots that everyone can enjoy without the stress of keeping them alive. fLOhRA Design designed these succulent patterns that can be used to make potted plants or other succulent decor accents, such as a succulent spring wreath or a succulent bookmark or a pretty girl’s headband:
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