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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!
Adorable soft amigurumi cat (free amigurumi pattern)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted cat for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Julia Deinega's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi cat in no time! If you need a baby shower gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy this amigurumi cat makes a sweet little gift.
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Amigurumi lion in striped shirt (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi lion pattern by @bumbee_crochet at Amiguroom Toys ! 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 lion. ) So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi lion today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved ones.
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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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DIY Oz paper bag scarecrow - fun fall craft for kids
Fall means scarecrows, and that means a fun fall craft for the kids! Amanda created this adorable paper bag scarecrow to celebrate the Lost In Oz series, but it also can be a great fall decor in your porch! Create this super cute  DIY paper bag scarecrow with the kids , they will love to make it and also to play with it! Kids can play with this lovely scarecrow puppet until you’re ready to watch the next episode of Lost In Oz! Or accompany this cute scarecrow with a few pumpkins and create a gorgeous fall garden porch decor with him! ( You can use old clothes instead of fabric, to make your DIY scarecrow more weatherproof!) This scarecrow craft is perfect for preschoolers and kids of all ages!
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DIY Cardboard box pirate ship - fun summer craft for kids
Today's craft tutorial by MollyMoo is a wonderful and oh-so-fun recycling craft! This fun and thrifty handmade cardboard box pirate ship is easy to make and it's a perfect gift for your kids ! Handmade toys brings much more fun and happiness than the store bought versions especially ships, because you can personalize it to your little girls or boys taste as much as you want! You can create a pink wonder cruiser for Barbie and the girls, or a sturdy old navy ship for your little sailors! So grab an empty cardboard box ,get the pattern at MollyMoo.com and create you own cardboard box ship:
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DIY Rocking paper plate snowman - fun winter craft for kids
Why make a regular paper plate snowman when you can make one that doubles up as a toy ? This fun little rocking paper plate snowman 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 snowmen as an ornament : just hang it on a string. This fun little snowman 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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Paper plate Santa Claus - fun Santa craft for kids
Christmas is such a fun time of the year for crafting! If you're looking for a fun Christmas craft for your preschooler, this lovely little paper plate Santa by I Heart Crafty Things will be the perfect choice. Using a paper plate and some glue made this one so simple and adorable! This paper plate Santa craft is such a fun classroom project to make as one paper plate makes two crafts and you can use scrap materials for everything else. Making paper plate crafts in the classroom is always so much fun! Your c lass or kids will enjoy making these fun paper plate suns with you. Read the tutorial and learn the how to's:
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Soft amigurumi bear in dress ( free amigurumi pattern )
Know a bear lover? Crochet the perfect gift for them: an amigurumi bear ! Whether you're gifting this lovely amigurumi bear as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill bear fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) bear can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids and grandkids because this super adorable amigurumi bear is just a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! At Amiguroom Toys you will find Nataliya Agafonova's wonderful free amigurumi bear pattern 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 bear , they will look fun and cuddly in any form!
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Miss Piggy - amigurumi pig (free crochet pattern)
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at Miss Piggy! Who can resist her? By following along Papillon En Papier's translation on Yana Dym Sky's free amigurumi pattern, you will be able to create this super cute crochet pig in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi, we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) So grab your hooks and create a lovely little amigurumi pig for your kids, they will adore it!
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Soft amigurumi pig (free crochet pattern)
Nothing's cuter than a stuffed animal, and this little crochet amigurumi pig is no exception. This lovely pig pattern by Irina Podolyuk at AmiguroomToys works up really quickly and doesn’t take much yarn to make. So grab your yarn basket and crochet a lovely pig for all of the pig -lovers in your life. ( Kids really love handmade toys, especially when they are cuddly and colorful, which makes this amigurumi pig a great gift for any special occasion! )
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Easy DIY amigurumi bunny (free crochet pattern and video tutorial)
Nothing's cuter than a stuffed animal, and this little crochet amigurumi bunny is no exception. This lovely bunny pattern by Olga Askarova works up really quickly, and doesn’t take much yarn to make. Crochet a couple for all of the bunny lovers in your life. ( Little newborns really love handmade toys , especially when they are colorful, which makes this amigurumi toy a great gift for baby showers! Just a quick reminder to use caution when gifting homemade cuddlies to babies and toddlers: Unless you've thoroughly researched all of your materials ( stuffing too! ) for baby-safety, we recommend keeping your amigurumi out of reach of curious mouths. )
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5 Fun halloween oreo ball truffles
Here are 5 super adorable and festive Halloween oreo balls by Chelsea's Messy Apron! Monsters, pumpkins, bats, and mummies: each made with 5 ingredients or less! These Halloween Oreo balls are meant to be a super fun and quick Halloween treat. We're are absolutely in love with these wickedly good, incredibly tempting, party-ready Halloween Oreo balls!  For this year's Halloween, just whip up these fun and sweet desserts! Kids and adults alike will love these adorable little treats.
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Easy DIY burlap reindeer ornament - Christmas craft for kids
With the festive time of the year approaching, it’s time to look into festive characters, making Rudolph the reindeer is certainly a must. Ready to make your little reindeer?  This year Kids Craft Room is sharing this cute burlap reindeer ornament craft with us. We can't resist this super cute burlap Rudolf ,he is just so darn cute! These burlap reindeer ornaments are super simple to make and no-sew too which is always a bonus for me especially during the bust festive holidays!
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Shape and color sorting caterpillar - kids craft
This shape and color sorting caterpillar is a great way for preschoolers to practice color recognition and shape identification. It’s a fun spring activity for kids ! This is very easy to make because all you need are large colored circles and foam shapes. This caterpillar craft foam matching game is not just a perfect learning toy for boring spring afternoons but you can modify this craft idea and make other learning toys with this super cute caterpillar for the kids ! ( Imagine a math game, a picture-letter matching game or other matching games! )
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DIY Lion tamer circus costume (free sewing tutorial)
Do you love pretty,fun and easy to sew costumes ? We love them! At first glance this DIY lion tamer costume may looks crazily difficult, but it’s actually a pretty simple costume making project .To make this beautiful DIY Lion tamer circus costume you will need red cotton fabric ( or red felt ) ,10-15 yards of tulle ,elastic, gold cording, crepe paper, a pair of black gloves, a DIY or store bought hat, and a hoola hoop.
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Super simple DIY reindeer Christmas gift tags with pom-pom
You can make this super cute reindeer gift tag with pom-pom nose literally in seconds! If you're looking for a simple but still cute and unique Christmas gift tag  to accompany with your Christmas presents, this quick craft idea is the perfect choice for you! You just need  a little piece of cardstock, a  sharpie and a few colorful mini pom-poms! These pom-pom nose reindeer gift tags also can be perfect Christmas cards for the family members (or teachers) if you make them in bigger. In this nice craft blog you can find an another easy and quick craft idea on how to make personalised wrapping papers with a simple pencil!
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DIY Rock spiders - easy & fun rock craft for kids
This rock spider craft by Kids Craft Room is so adorably cute! Not only do they make fabulous decorations for Halloween but they are fun to play with all year round. Kids will love them for acting out Itsy Bitsy Spider songs and imaginative play. Summer is the perfect season for rock hunting: rock hunting is a fun way to get outside into nature ,spend time with family, spread kindness, and unite communities. Don’t hide the rocks & pebbles in your mother’s kitchen cabinet: create cute painted rock spiders from them with this step-by-step rock spider making tutorial:
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Simple DIY Snowman Christmas gift card wrapper (Christmas card)
Read Pysselbolaget's step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make this lovely little snowman Christmas ( gift ) card wrapper easily out of simple household materials! This lovely little snowman box can be a perfect way to wrap small presents for Christmas ( such as gift cards, money, or Christmas cards ) in an adorable way! This paper gift box is a surprisingly easy paper folding project: you just need one sheet of white construction paper, a ruler, the free template , and that's it! Get the free snowman gift card wrapper template and create your own lovely DIY snowman gift box now: ( To download the free printable template please chose the "UNTRANSLATED" version below, and then click on the blue "Den kan ni ladda ner här." link under the materials )
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Amigurumi cherry keychain (free crochet pattern)
Besides being totally adorable, this crochet cherry keychain pattern by Double Treble Trinkets is completely free ,so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. Grab some scrap yarn and start stitching! Crochet a little c herry as a pretend to play toy or as a cute little keychain . This free miniature amigurumi cherry is designed to fit perfectly on your ears ( Such sweet childhood memories! ) If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great summer pattern for you.
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DIY Carrot nibbling Easter bunny card - adorable Easter card idea
Look at these super adorable carrot nibbling bunny cards ! Can a handmade Easter card be more cuter? These carrot nibbling Easter bunny cards by Kids Craft Room are super adorable, super quick, and easy to make ! ( Kids Craft Room will give you the printable template of this lovely little Easter card for free! ) These are our favorite Easter cards of the season so far! So adorable! Get the free bunny card template at kidscraftroom.com and let's get crafting:
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DIY Minion Bob sock plushie (with free pattern)
This Minion sock plushie making project is a nice way to upcycle old socks and it's also a great activity to do during your summer holiday! To create this adorable Bob ( Minion ) sock soft toy you will need : 2 socks ( yellow and gray ) , 2 pingpong ball, and some felt. Making Bob isn't as hard as it seems, if you are a beginner in hand sewing that's absolutely not a problem! In this nice video craft tutorial you can watch a step-by-step explanation of how can you make one for yourself or for the kids.
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Paper chick finger puppet - easy Easter craft for kids
We are obsessed with easy and fun puppet crafts . Not only are they a cute craft for kids to make but they are incredibly fun to play with afterwards. Make a few easy paper chick finger puppets with the kids and use them for all kinds of early literacy fun. You can use colorful paper to create the chicks facial features or simply paint or draw it, you simply can't do it wrong! You can add other animals / characters to your collection with this easy finger puppet making technique to create a whole finger puppet theater.
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Kid fall craft - leaf suncatchers
These gorgeous fall suncatchers are not just super easy to make (even for the smallest crafty hands) but they will bring warmth and love to your home instantly! The end of summer doesn’t mean we have to give up on the sun altogether. These bold and colorful fall leaf suncatchers are just the thing to use the sunlight to welcome autumn with the kiddos. You can use these beautiful leaf shape suncatchers to decorate your home at fall or it can be a perfect fall craft project for the kids in the school /kindergarten as well!
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DIY Chocolate bouquet - Valentine's day gift idea
Chocolate means complete and utter happiness. So why not make a bouquet full heavenly delicious chocolate for your loved ones? This time Fun Squared teaches you how to make this gorgeous chocolate bouque t literally in minutes! Isn't it brilliant? You can put anything you want on this lovely chocolate bouquet to make it perfect for the one you love. You just need a LOT of chocolate to make this Valentine's bouquet which is an instant win, because who doesn't love chocolate? Only one thing is better than chocolate : more chocolate !
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Toilet paper roll gnomes - fun fall craft for kids
We LOVE gnomes ! And only one thing is better than gnomes : gnome crafts ! Here's in one fun gnome craft from Repeat Crafter Me: a toilet paper roll gnome ! Isn't it super adorable? This toilet paper roll gnome is a quick little fall craft you can do with your kids. Use the finished toilet paper roll gnomes for imaginative play or tie a string to the hat and make them into an adorable gnome ornament ( or garland ) ! ( These toilet paper roll gnomes are also perfect as Christmas decors! ). So don't hesitate, grab those toilet paper rolls ( or paper towel rolls ) and let's get crafting:
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Adorable love cat necklace from clay
With a simple heart shape cookie cutter you can make these super adorable heart shape cat necklaces in minutes! Creative idea, isn't it? You can gift them on Valentine's day or Mother's day, or you can simply gift them to your friends/family members just to show your love with a simple but fun handmade jewelry! (These cute heart shape clay cat necklaces can be great accessories as well! ) With this nice step-by-step video and picture tutorial making one of these cute heart shape love cats will be a piece of cake! You can use any type air drying clay and also you can paint them to any fun color that fits into your taste!
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Crochet melon headphone holder (free crochet pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi melon headphone holder pattern by Paint It Colorful ! 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 melon headphone holder. ) So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi melon headphone holder today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved ones.
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DIY Pressed flower rocks - spring flower craft
Drying or pressing those gorgeous spring flowers ensures you can enjoy their beauty all year long and incorporate them into some fun DIY crafts. In this step-by-step craft tutorial, KathleenC70 will teach you how to apply pressed flowers to rocks ! It's not as difficult as it sounds and is more forgiving than you might expect! Few things look as delicate and gorgeous as pressed flowers and combined with rocks you can cherish them forever as beautiful spring decors ( or paperweights ). Pressed flowers also make perfect embellishments for many other types of projects.
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DIY Watermelon planter (watermelon pot) - summer decor
Create an vibrant summer mood by using a watermelon pot for your greenery. Regular terracotta pots are great and all, but these watermelon planters are definite statement-makers. This craft tutorial by Pysselbolaget offers step-by-step instructions and visual guidance on how to make a fun watermelon planter. Fun, vibrant colors like red and pink provide that sharp contrast for an exciting piece. Want to get creative with flower pots ? This creative painting technique and the watermelon pots will be your next favorite craft project!
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