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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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DIY Swinging paper monkey - fun paper craft for kids
Do you have a crafty kid ? Nurture his creative spirit with this fun paper toy by Paper Magic. This swinging monkey is super easy to make, plus you don't need special tools or skills to make one, which makes this fun craft perfect for kids of all ages ! With just a few inexpensive crafts supplies , you'll be giving your child the tools he needs to spark imagination and creative play. Watch Paper Magic's tutorial and craft on!
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DIY Funny movable paper worm - fun paper craft for kids
Rain or shine, you'll love this absolutely adorable & fun kids craft by Paper Magic! This paper ( earth ) worm is such a great craft to use as an instant activity if kids are bored, as a temporary distraction, or as a craft project for kids with short attention spans. It's great to have such fun kids crafts in the stash for slow moments after school, on weekends, or on holidays! We’re sure you and the kids will love them too.
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DIY Paper bird feeder - fun spring craft for kids
These craft paper bird feeders by Paper Magic can be made in just minutes and are a fun way to pass the time. Thi s paper bird feeder is such a fun and inexpensive craft , and the best : you can use the paper bird feeder as a fun puppet theater ! ( Just glue the birds on craft sticks instead of the bird feeder and voilá' you have bird puppets ! ) If you need a fun kids craft to do with a whole class of children without breaking the bank, this craft is the perfect choice for you! In this step-by-step tutorial Paper Magic will teach you how to make this fun bird feeder in no time:
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Adorable paper turtle - simple & fun paper craft for kids
Looking for a great indoor activity to keep your children busy? Keep the kids entertained during the school holidays or rainy days with this fun kids craft by Paper Magic! This paper turtle is super easy to make and the outcome is so adorable! We’re sure you and the kids will love them too! This turtle is such great activity for kids of all ages, plus it can be made in under 30 minutes using items that you probably already have around the house! ( No special tools or skills are required! )
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DIY Paper snail craft for kids (easy & fun spring craft for kids )
Watch this detailed step-by-step video tutorial by Paper Magic and learn how to make a super adorable dimensional paper snail ! When it comes to crafting with kids, there's one magical material that always comes through: craft paper. Paper Magic will teach you how to make this lovely little paper snail in no time, out of a simple colorful craft paper . Isn't it wonderful? You may need to help the kids with the small fiddly bits, but the boys ( or girls ) can help out plenty, and the kids will love playing with these fun DIY toys once you’re done! Watch the video and let's get crafting :
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Simple & adorable chicken Easter card - paper craft for kids
These fun chicken Easter cards by Paper Magic are super cute, very easy to make, and it's just perfect for keeping little ones entertained. This chicken Easter card is a great fun craft for kids that lets them practice their fine motor skills too. The finished chicken Easter cards make adorable wall decorations or you can share them with friends and family members! Plus, because this chicken Easter card is such a simple and easy craft, it’s great for kids of all ages ! Let's get crafting!
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DIY Fabric face mask ( free sewing pattern & sewing tutorial )
If you're already sick, need to go outside ( for quick shopping or to visit a doctor ) , and you haven't got face masks at hand, you can use Craft Passion's free face mask sewing pattern to create a mask quickly. For extra protection against viruses , Craft Passion will show you how to add non-woven filters inside your DIY face mask. Unlike surgical masks , these DIY fabric face masks can be washed and used/reused. Please note that this DIY fabric face mask doesn't prevent virus infection , and it also doesn't mean to replace the proper face masks. This fabric face mask is just a contingency plan for those who have no access to masks in the market.
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DIY Repurposed jeans bag (denim bag) - step-by-step bag sewing tutorial
Jeans are both comfortable and fashionable and more importantly: jeans can be worn in all kinds of weather. ( They are in-style year round! ) But because we love jeans so much, we often wear them out quickly and purchase new ones relatively frequently. This means most of us have a pair of old, unused jeans stored in our closets somewhere. Rather than toss them, sew your own jeans bag ! Sewing your own denim bag is actually quite fun! In this step-by-step sewing tutorial DIY Crafts TV will show you an easy way to make a denim bag out of those old , unused jeans.
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Easy DIY pipe cleaner bunny - Easter craft for kids
Today Maggy from RedTedArt gives an another super cute little Easter craft to you! We can’t resist making some fun little pipe cleaner bunnies! These adorable little pipe cleaner bunnies are quick and easy to make. We can imagine a whole set of these pipe cleaner bunnies bouncing around your house. It is probably one of the simplest pipe cleaner bunny crafts that you can make, so watch this video tutorial and let us know what you think!
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DIY Easy Valentine luminaries from mason jars
Today, we are bringing you a very simple and easy DIY project for you for Valentine’s Day . Valentine's day is coming so we wanted to bring you something that's simple, fun, and easy to make. Here’s how to make this easy DIY Valentine’s Day Votive . Gorgeous, isn't it? This mason jar craft is so simple, even the smallest crafty hands can create some in no time. This DIY mason jar luminary can be great Valentine's day decor or you can give them as lovely Valentine's day gifts !
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10 DIY super cute (kawaii) recycling ideas
Are you looking for a super fun, super cute ( kawaii ) DIY craft project ? Try one of these! With upcycling a few simple household material ( such as mason jars, toilet paper tubes, shoe boxes etc ) you can create an ultra kawaii and useful ( kids ) room decor in minutes! In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make an adorable ultra kawaii trash can from a shoe box , a puppy/dog pencil holder from a mason jar, a stationary organizer from toilet paper tubes , and unicorn decor from a simple tin can , and a kawaii chocolate bonbon box from cardboard pieces! This DIY kawaii craft video is absolutely worth the time if your are a kawaii fanatics just like us!
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DIY Handprint acorn lacing cards - fun fall craft for kids
This handprint acorn lacing craft by Kids Craft Room is such a fantastic activity for fall ! If you’re anything like us then you and the kids probably love collecting real acorns. This handprint acorn craft is great for a rainy autumn afternoon in after you’ve been out on an acorn hunt! We think this handprint craft for kids is just perfect because it’s a lacing craft too! Kids can make an acorn that has a lovely textured cap just like real ones and they’ll be building their fine motor skills too! Get the tutorial at kidscraftroom.com and let the fun begin!
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Boys baby carriage diaper cake - DIY baby shower gift
Diaper cakes are the best gifts for baby showers ! They're cute, practical, and show off your amazing DIY skills. Maybe you've mastered the regular three-tier diaper cake ( or maybe not ) , but if you're ready to take on the challenge of making a baby carriage diaper cake , she's here to help. It's really not as hard as it looks! The diaper cakes makes really great baby shower gifts , because it's not just unique, fun and decorative but also very useful for the parents and their newborn baby ! Here is a nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to make your own boys ( or girls ) baby carriage diaper cake with baby diapers , bibs , soft baby blankets and baby toys !
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Crepe paper chamomiles ( paper flower bouquet ) - easy spring decor
In this nice video tutorial you can learn how to make this gorgeous DIY crepe paper chamomile bouquet ! This sweet paper flower bouquet can be a perfect decor in your home at springtime/Easter , you can decorate your wedding party with them frugally, or you can gift them for any special occasion ( such as mother's day ! ) Of course you can make these easy and quick crepe paper flowers in any other color than chamomile white , they will look gorgeous in any form! You can adapt this nice paper flower making technique and create other gorgeous ( spring ) decorations such as: wreaths, centerpieces, garlands and even accessories!
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Printable lollipop butterflies and flowers
Here is a free printable Valentine if you need a quick and easy Valentine's day gift. Download the Butterfly or the flower Valentine print on colored card-stock, cut out, make slits for sucker, add some decorations (cut out shapes of paper, stickers, glitter, etc.), insert sucker and then add some wiggly eyes to the top of the sucker. Add a piece of tape to the back to keep the sucker securely in place. You can make it from any decorative srcapbook paper or you can upcycle leftower christmas wrapping papers to decorate it.
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DIY Checkered repurposed denim picnic blanket
If you've just finished a spring cleaning of your closet and collected a small pile of outdated, ripped up and no-longer-can-squeeze-into jeans make a durable blanket out of them! Tis denim blanket is easy to sew ( it does take time to cut out and sew the fabric pieces together but it totally worth the time! ) This denim blanket can survive almost everything from groups of kids to big playful dogs ,and it's washable! You can use this nice sewing pattern to create other denim items ( dog pillows and beds, door mats .. ) as well Here are the do-it-yourself instructions to turn a bunch of unwanted jeans into a stunning and useful picnic blanket:
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Easy DIY Reading pillow (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
We simply love reading and fun, quick sewing projects , so why not combine the two? This reading pillow by Polka Dot Chair is one of our favorite tutorials ! This reading pillow is a simplified version of Polka Dot Chair's reading pillow. ( No zippers, piping or special techniques are required. It’s literally just a bunch of straight lines. SO EASY! ) This sewing tutorial is beginner friendly and is also great for kids who are learning how to sew.
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DIY Toilet paper roll mermaid and hula girl - summer craft for kids
Looking forward to warm, sunny weather ? Or maybe you’re lucky enough to be enjoying it right now! Toilet roll crafts are always a favorite on MollyMoo Crafts and today’s TP Roll Dolls embrace everything that is great about recycled crafts, while celebrating summer sunshine and good times at the beach. So grab your paper tubes because we’re making a hula girl and her mermaid friend! This super easy mermaid and hula girl toilet paper roll doll is  a perfect summer craft project for the kids in the classroom or at home!
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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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Amigurumi pig in red stripey sweater (free crochet 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 pig by Julia Kuzmova and Amiguroom Toys for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Julia's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi pig in no time! If you need a lovely Christmas gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy this amigurumi pig makes a sweet little gift. You can create various accessories for your little piggy by using up your scrap yarns as well.
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Easy DIY teenage mutant ninja turtle costume for kids (no-sew)
We love easy and fun DIY dress up / Halloween costumes ! For this year's Halloween ( or the next dress up party ) create this fun and easy DIY teenage mutant ninja turtle costume ! This nice step-by-step video tutorial will show you how to make this SUPER easy Ninja Turtle costume. This handmade costume is great for a group of friends, plus you can totally change it up however you want! The teenage mutant ninja turle costume is perfect for boys and girls , and for kids and adults both! If you haven't got aluminium turkey pan at hand you can use cardboard instead
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Baby amigurumi owl - free crochet pattern
Today Little Muggles is sharing with us an another super cute crocheted creation, a baby amigurumi owl! This little owl amigurumi is a such a cutie: we just LOVE his stripey look! This cute crocheted owl can be a perfect handmade gift for owl enthusiasts ( as a keychain ) , a perfect little decoration for your home at fall or it can be lovely rattle toy for babies ( just put a bell in it's belly ). This cute crochet project doesn't require too much yarn ( or high amigurumi skills ) , therefore it's a perfect beginner amigurumi project and also a great yarn scrap buster!
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DIY Construction paper ladybug on a leaf - spring craft for kids
It's spring so it’s time for bugs ! We love ladybugs and this construction paper ladybug on a leaf is our new favorite ladybug craft! Bugs are a great spring crafting project for kids to make ( in preschool and kindergarten as well. ) This ladybug craft is also a fun one for teachers to make as a decoration for their classroom ( imagine a super cute ladybug spring bulletin board! )
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DIY Paper plate scarecrow - fun fall craft for kids
Fall means scarecrows , and that means a fun fall craft for the kids ! We couldn’t be more excited about sharing this adorable paper plate scarecrow craft by The Keeper Of The Cheerios with you today, because we love everything about the fall season ! Pumpkins and Halloween and scarecrows ... fall time is the best! If you are looking for a fabulous fall craft to make at home or in the classroom this scarecrow craft is perfect. This cute little paper plate scarecrow would be perfect hung up on a harvest themed bulletin board:
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Easter bunny gift bags with free printable tags
Need a last minute Easter craft idea? These adorable Easter bunny gift bags are a breeze and turn out so cute! Linda from Craftaholics Anonimous give us a free printable gift tag to help the Easter gift decorating process. So create some adorable Easter bunny treat bags for kids with your extra grocery bags! This super cute Easter gift wrapping idea will work with any size brown grocery bag you have. Drop a candy bag into your bunny bag, and it is ready to bring a smile to “somebunny’s” face! If you haven't got mini pompoms at hand, you can simply paint it!
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Cuddly amigurumi bear - free crochet pattern
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends or kids ? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi bear by Ekaterina Nikolaeva and Amiguroom is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan, that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts. So don't hesitate: quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. This cuddly amigurumi bear is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create it easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi. This crocheted bear also doesn't require too much yarn , and it will look great in any color!
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Little amigurumi owl pattern (free crochet pattern)
Know an owl lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for them: a crochet winking owl keychain! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern by I Crochet Things will thrill owl fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) owl can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi owl is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free amigurumi owl pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi owls , they will look adorable and fun in any form!
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Roger the Christmas mouse (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 Roger, the lovely crocheted Christmas mouse for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Tarturumies 's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi Christmas mouse in no time! If you need a lovely handmade Christmas decoration or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy, this amigurumi Christmas mouse makes a sweet little gift!
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