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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!
Soft white bunny (free amigurumi pattern)
Projects like these make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute bunny ! Who can resist this cute little bunny face? By following along @__katerin_ka's free amigurumi pattern at AmiguroomToys's you can create this super cute crochet bunny in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( once you start you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) Create a lovely little amigurumi bunny for your friends or family members as a lovely ( Easter ) gift, they will love it!
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DIY Paper flamingo ornaments - easy and fun summer craft for kids
We simply love easy, fun & frugal summer crafts ! And if it is an adorable and easy flamingo craft , then even better! Today, Maggy from Red Ted Art will teach you how to make these adorable paper bauble flamingos! These super cute dimensional paper flamingos will look gorgeous on your summer tree and the kids will adore them too. This paper summer decor is so easy to make and look absolutely darling! Ps: Red Ted Art have a whole collection of fun summer crafts for you, check it out!
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Cute & easy origami mouse - origami for kids
Squeak Squeak! Here come the mice ! Red Ted Art has an another adorable little origami craft for you. These origami mice are not as tricky as they look and yet they are super duper cute, don’t you think? We love their ears best! Fabulous! They make for an adorable playset – would also work well as part of a “hickory dickory dock” song and games. If you are just getting into paper crafts and origami crafts , do look at all the ideas they have for you on redtedart.com! There are LOTS to choose from and the majority of them are GREAT for beginners and children !
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DIY Easy winter paper snowflake window decor
One of our favorite Christmas traditions is cutting out paper snowflakes ! Sit around the dinner table and let's cut gorgeous snowflake designs together! Today It's Always Autumn shares a video tutorial to teach you how to cut your own beautiful snowflakes , as well as 6 templates so you can create the designs you see in the picture. Cutting paper snowflakes is a great indoor activity for kids : it’s quick, inexpensive, and easy enough for kids to do on their own, and the finished snowflakes are beautiful. These are what your snowflakes will look like if you use my printable templates:
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Halloween jalapeno popper mummies with cream cheese
Halloween can be so fun when turning something scary into something yummy and cute! This year try these super cute and delicious Halloween jalapeno popper mummies filled with cream cheese! In this tutorial Ashley will teach you how to bake them. You can experiment with less stronger peppers  (if you bake this for small children), and other fillings as well! Stuffed peppers and crispy baked dough are perfect together so this yummy Halloween appetizer will be a great addition to your Halloween party!
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Easter bunny treat jars
These cute Easter bunny treat jars are a sweet way to deliver a little bit of springtime cheer to your loved ones. Fill them with candy, fresh flowers, a candle or homemade sugar scrub for a quick and easy gift idea that’s sure to please.
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7 quick and easy ponytails - hairstyle ideas
We love these 7 quick and easy ponytails for everyday! They're great hairstyles for school, work, or even an elegant date/wedding night! With the help of this super video hairstyle tutorial you can create these ponytails in minutes! These ponytails are perfect for spice up your everyday or work hairstyle , even if you haven't got enough free time because of the kids. And the best is: you don't need to be a professional hair stylist to make it!
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Adorable crochet fox hat - free crochet pattern
Surprise your kid with the cutest crochet animal hat ever! This little crocheted fox hat by The Friendly Red Fox is a cute little cover for your ( or your little one’s ) head, perfect for the fox fans out there. You can make this lovely cozy crochet fox hat as decorative or simple as you want. With Kali's free crochet pattern you can make this lovely fall / autumn fox hat in toddler, child and teen/adult sizes. So grab your crochet needles and let's get crocheting:
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Adorable dolls from socks and pantihose - toys with upcycling
Do you have a large drawer full with half pair socks and pantyhoses with holes? Upcycle them into one of these super adorable sock and pantyhose dolls ! These super cute softies/dolls are unbelievably easy to make! Watch this nice step-by-step sock doll making video tutorial and create one for your kids ! These sock and pantyhose dolls/plushies doesn't require special craft skills or materials, you can make them even without sewing machine! ( with just a few hand stitch ) Socks and pantyhoses ere really easy to handle craft materials because they don't fray so you can cut them any shape that you would like to!
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Easter egg (chick and bunny) pocket cards
This fun easter card is not just a super cute (and quick) easter gift but it's also very unique, because you can use the bunny , the chick and the easter eggg separatelly thanks to the clever pocket design. It's not just a fun way to greet someone but its also a nice easter home decor! And of course, you can find the free printable easter card template  in this nice craft blog. Happy crafting!
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DIY felt Peter Pan costume (sewing tutorial)
If your little one love Peter Pan he will adore this super cozy and easy to sew felt Peter Pan costume! Today Ashley from makeit-loveit.com will teach you how to make the perfect Peter Pan Halloween or dress up party costume. You can sew this felt peter Pan costume  it in any size: it can be a perfect toddler or adult costume because it's not only easy to make but also comfortable to wear it all day long!
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Dash the amigurumi reindeer (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi reindeer pattern by Jess Huff ! 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 reindeer. So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi reindeer today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved one.
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DIY Felt & plastic bottle penguin - Christmas gift wrapping idea
Let us present you Creative Mamy's super easy and fun winter craft for kids : the adorable, felt plastic bottle penguin ! There are lots of ways to recycle plastic soda bottles , and turning them into adorable penguins is one of them. These water bottle penguins are SO CUTE and are really easy to make! A perfect winter craft for kids that uses simple materials you probably have at home. This project is definitely a winner for your little ones on a cold and dreary day! Plus: this adorable little plastic bottle penguin doubles up as a lovely gift bag which makes it even more perfect!
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DIY Face mask for glasses wearers (sewing pattern & tutorial)
F or glasses wearers , face masks can be challenging. The biggest complaint is that wearing them means glasses lenses can get steamed up, making it difficult to see. And with the mask and glasses jostling for space on your nose, one or the other can end up slipping down. So what can you do to fix these annoying problems? The key to stopping the fogging up, they say, is making sure you have a snug fit!
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DIY Rocking paper plate Santa - fun Christmas craft for kids
Why make a regular paper plate Santa when you can make one that doubles up as a toy ? This fun little rocking paper plate Santa craft by Easy Peasy And Fun isn’t just for making : once done you can push it and it will rock left and right and even slightly forward or backward, depending on how you push it. Fun, isn't it? Or you can use the finished paper plate Santas as an ornament : just hang it on a string. This fun little Santa craft makes a pretty cute classroom or home decoration ! Besides of it's super fun and adorable, It’s also super easy ! Ready to make one? Let’s get Christmas crafting :
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Soft huggable amigurumi bear (free amigurumi pattern)
Projects like these make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute bear ! Who can resist this cute little bear face? By following along Julia Deinega and AmiguroomToys's free amigurumi pattern you can create this super cute crochet bear in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( once you start you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) Create a lovely little amigurumi bear for your friends or family members, they will love it!
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DIY Painted rock garden markers
These rock garden markers are easy to make  and look so beautiful in the garden! Follow the step-by-step rock painting instructions written by Amanda to make some, then use your rock garden markers to identify herbs, vegetables and flowers! It’s kind of like planting forever flowers to add a splash of color to an all green herb garden. We know that many people like to leave their markers out so they know where their perennials will come up each spring and these gorgeous and fun rock garden markers are perfect for this! We recommend sealing them for extra protection. To make these garden markers you will need some smooth stones, a black marker, and acrylic paint.
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DIY Valenslime - easy Valentine slime recipe
Get creative with slime ! This Valenslime or Valentine slime by The Best Ides For Kids can be a great non-candy gift idea for Valentine’s Day. Making slime has become such a sensation with a wide variety of customizable elements. Kids can have fun helping you to make the slime and printing off these cute slime gift tags. This Valentine slime by The Best Ideas For Kids will make a great gift this Valentine’s day ! Get the recipe and let's get crafting:
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Easy DIY fabric carrot banner - Easter decor
This lovely little fabric carrot garland by Bugaboo City is easy to make, great for beginner sewers, and best of all: you can make it with scraps of fabric found in your stash! With endless pattern options, this lovely little fabric carrot garland is a fantastic way to add color and texture to your Easter decor. They can also make for fun party decor or photo props.
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Snowman marshmallows - easy and delicious Christmas gifts
Look at these fun marshmallow snowman faces!  We couldn’t get over how cute they came out! And they are even cuter after you  melt them a bit in cups of hot chocolate. So delicious! Of course, if you don’t have the time to make marshmallows from scratch, you can go ahead and cut up some store-bought marshmallows with a pair of scissors, dip the sticky sides into a bit of icing sugar, and then pipe on the faces. Regardless of how you do this, I hope you will because you need a little snowman face peeking out of your hot chocolate!
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Orange peel Christmas votive - natural winter decor
These orange peel Christmas votives by Handimania are quick and easy to make, elegant, inexpensive, and of course, they smelling heavenly! Use the orange peel tea candle holders on your table or throughout your home. ( For maximum safety, you can use flameless tea candles with them. ) Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make gorgeous and heavenly smelling orange peel votives. These orange peel votives are super inexpensive, their glow is simply beautiful, and they allow you to create a great atmosphere at home during long, dark, and cold evenings. The warmth of the flame activates essential oils from both the peel and cloves and that results in a fabulous scent.
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Adorable swimming amigurumi hippo (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love hippos ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi hippo ! Anna Bortsova designed this lovely amigurumi hippo. 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 hippo now!
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Pumpkin jars - easy Halloween decor
Can you just imagine all the yummy things you could stuff these mason jar pumkins with? Or leave them plain and use them for Halloween decor!  Either way... they’re just simple and cute. You can use them as adorable Halloween lanterns in your gardenhalloween candy/drinking straw holders in your party OR as treat "bags"! Of course you can paint other Halloween creatures/motifs to the jars with the kids if you dont' like jack-o-lanters.
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Little crochet pumpkins (free crochet pattern)
We simply LOVE cute and quick crochet patterns! Just look at this lovely little crochet pumpkin ! Isn't it super adorable? Get your hook and yarn out and let’s hook up these adorable pumpkins ! Autumn is our favorite time of the year. Every fall we like to decorate with pumpkins and of course we love crocheting so why not combine these two passions together! Eva would like to share this wonderful free crochet pumpkin pattern with you, so you can decorate and welcome in autumn. Get the pattern at horgolom.blogspot.com and create your very own adorable little crochet pumpkins !
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Yarn wrapped paper plate hegehog - fun fall craft for kids
Today Kids Craft Room will show you how to make an adorable paper plate hedgehog in a really simple and enjoyable way. Your kids can have lots of fun yarn wrapping to make their own unique hedgehog , all the while building their motor skills ! This paper plate hedgie craft is a great evergreen craft for any time of the year ( not just for fall ! ). This hedgehog craft can be a great afternoon craft project after spending some time in the nature, or it can be a great classroom craft as well!
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DIY Handprint fox craft - fun fall paper craft for kids
If you want an easy, and virtually mess-free craft to do with kids this fall , you need to make this super cute DIY Fox handprint craft by Easy Peasy And Fun! This handprint fox is such a wonderful craft idea for all the fox lovers out there! ( Ok, that’s not actually a hanprint but a hand-trace craft ). This is an easy project to make, that doesn’t take long, so it’s also great to use in the classroom ( great for advanced scissor practice ).
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DIY Kids play suitcase
Recycle an old suitcase into a marvelous playhouse ! Create a compact, portable bag of fun for your kids with Tara Dennis' cool craft idea: the kids play suitcase Start with one scene or make a few and get the kids involved too, it's great for their imagination! We love upcycling projects for kids and this suitcase play set is one of the bests! What could be more unique and fun than building a suitcase play set? Also they are easy to store if they need to be put away like ordinary luggage. These unique houses will be a great talking point and provide hours of entertainment with the right amount of imagination.
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DIY Nautical rope anchor wall art - summer decor
You can easily make your own nautical DIY anchor art with Darice's step-by-step tutorial. Angie created an anchor but you can actually do any nautical or ocean themed shape that you love. The rope gives this wall art a beachy feel that will look great in a bathroom or even at a beach house. Take 30 minutes or so and make your own version for your home today!
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Tiny amigurumi bunny keychain (free amigurumi pattern)
Projects like these make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute bunny ! Who can resist this cute little bunny face? By following along Dasha Korotkova's free amigurumi pattern at AmiguroomToys you can create this super cute crochet bunny in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( once you start you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) Create a lovely little amigurumi bunny for your friends or family members, they will love it!
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Granny costume - Halloween costume for kids with sewing pattern
For this year's Halloween or dress up party create a costume that will make you laugh every time when you look at it! The granny costume from Little red riding hood!  There’s just something about that teeny little baby face with all that curly white hair and some reading glasses on a chain. And, well, that granny cap and dress/apron combo finish it off perfectly! If you haven't got sewing machine or sewing skills you  can make this super cute and fun granny costume with combined ordinary girly  clothes and a yarn wig!
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