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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!
DIY Cinderella costume / princess costume
For this year halloween / Disney dress up party sew this sweet Cinderella costume, and make your girl's wish come true! She started to make this princess costume from-scratch by using the shape of another piece of clothing that fits, as a guide to make something new. This costume needs a basic sewing skill but not that difficult as it seems!
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Kids snowman hat
Here is a super cute and super easy to make winter snowman hat by Brassy Apple that is perfect for all winter long after the Christmas season has ended.We bet that you have most of the supplies on hand too except the white hat so it’s a great inexpensive gift too! If you love handmade accessories you will adore this unique snowman hat! This DIY snowman hat is a great way to keep your head warm for the holiday season and beyond.
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DIY Valentine's day handprint lovebirds
We L-O-V-E handprint crafts ! They are adorably cute and make such super keepsakes ! These little Handprint Love Birds by Kids Craft Room are the sweetest little bird craft around and just perfect for Valentine’s day or even Mother’s day ! As usual, Kids Crafts Room will give you a free printable template so making them is super simple and it comes with three different heart messages to add to your love bird craft:
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Foam cup bunnies - fun Easter craft for kids
Raise your hand if you love bunnies ! ( We do! ) This little foam ( or paper ) cup bunny craft by One Little Project is super adorable, super quick, and super easy. ( It only requires simple craft materials, plus it's budget-friendly! ) This lovely bunny craft is just the perfect Easter craft project for preschoolers. Stuff the cups with delicious Easter treats and gift the cup bunnies to your loved ones!
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DIY Artemis costume (Greek goddess costume)
This elegant and ethereal Artemis costume by Make It & Love It is an ideal look for your young historian and lover of goddesses. As you may already know, Artemis is the goddess of the hunt, the wilderness, wild animals and chastity in the ancient Greek religion and myth. It's time to crown your little one the goddess of Halloween and huntress of her dreams, letting her live out her destiny in this super pretty costume. This gorgeous toga and these divine accessories have her feeling like a Greek divinity faster than she can say "Aphrodite." This costume is perfect for Halloween and imaginative play as well!
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DIY Sisal rope ottoman from a plasctic (milk) crate
This DIY upcycled plasctic milk crate ottoman is the perfect storage for toys, blankets, books, etc. And, it’s super cute! We love how the sisal rope makes it look much more rustic than having the green milk crate show through. The making process is quite easy, it just required a little bit of patience on the sisal rope wrapping.
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DIY Fabric llama key pouch (keychain) - free sewing pattern & tutorial
Finally, we are sharing the last piece of CraftPassion's animal pouch / purse pattern series:the LaLa Llama Key Pouch . If you’ve missed out the previous patterns in this series, you can collect them at CraftPassion.com - all for free! This llama key pouch can easily holds up to 8 normal keys, fully hidden inside. This key pouch design comes with an open pocket at the back, you may keep some small note in there as emergency money and or a door access card. The main materials of this key pouch are fabric, felt and batting, black button eyes, key ring, lobster claw clasp connected to leather cord. Visit CraftPassion.com for the free sewing pattern and more details :
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DIY Easy wine cork spring - summer wreath
We simply love this wine cork wreath by Make It Yours! If you are a wino from way back and have tons of wine corks this super adorable wine cork summer-spring wreath is a perfect craft project for you! Melissa's instructions on this wreath are excellent and this cute home decor looks relatively easy ( and inexpensive ) to do. The best part? This can be a brilliant recycling ( FREE ) home decor project for you if you have all of the supplies lying around in your stash! So lets's drink wine and create a gorgeous summer-spring wine cork flower wreath - it's a win-win situation, isn't it?
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DIY Origami fall leaf wreath - fun fall craft for kids (paper folding tutorial)
We love origami ( paper folding ) , because with this easy papercraft technique you can create lots of fun inexpensive decors ( and gifts ) out of a few sheets of colorful paper ! This gorgeous fall leaf origami wreath is just perfect as a fall decoration, adorable greeting card, or just fold one with the kids for fun! With this step-by-step origami video tutorial making a colorful paper fall leaf wreath surely will be a piece of cake! You can make the origami fall leaf wreath with any color combination or pattern, it will be beautiful!
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Funny faces with magazine cutouts ( free printable )
This magazine face art by Le Dada De L'Enfant Terrible is a perfect fun and frugal craft for kids of all ages! This funny magazine face art is so easy even the smallest crafty hands can create their own! Moreover, it is a great way to learn the parts of the face and the corresponding vocabulary. The biggest ones will have fun to search and cut face part pictures from old magazines . At the end of this nice magazine face art tutorial you will find all of the faces as free printables ! You can use the printed faces as a base for this fun magazine face activity but if you like to draw, nothing prevents you from making fun faces yourself!
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Crocheted bunny baby hat and diaper cover (with pattern)
This is such a cute and wonderful (easter) corchet project! Get ready for Easter with this cute bunny hat and matching diaper cover! This is an awesome crochet pattern, it's very easy to follow: the tips she included made it very easy to crochet these up in an afternoon. The crocheted bunny hat would be cute on all ages, anytime of the yea, plus you can use your own color combinations!
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DIY heart shaped gift boxes - free printable template
This video shows how to create these heart shaped gift boxes out of paper ! These DIY heart shaped gift boxes are perfect to fill with candy, jewelry or other small gifts for Valentine's day, birthdays, party favors or any other occasion! The finished heart shape gift box is just under 4 inches in height and width. This paper craft project works best with construction paper or card stock - paper that is a little thicker/heavier than regular paper. You can find the free pattern >> here at essyjae.com <<
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DIY Spinning Pusheen toy with a fidget spinners
Lots of people have requested more clay tutorials so here's a fun room decor or Christmas gift idea ! This funny DIY Spinning Pusheen toy re-uses a fidget spinner, which most people probably have at home already. Fidget spinners are on sale everywhere now so even you don't have one, you can definitely buy one pretty cheaply. Maqaroon has simply made a clay Pusheen to sit on top which turned out to be surprisingly fun to play with . We think this makes a lovely, touching gift for parents since they can keep this on on their desk at work.
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DIY Paper reindeer antler headband - Christmas hat (free printable)
This super simple and super cute antler headband by Kids Craft Room is our new favorite Christmas hat! This paper reindeer headband is super easy to make and so much fun to wear! We love the idea of kids dressing up in these glittery Rudolf the reindeer antlers and all the Christmas role play they inspire. Now you can make them too with Kids Craft Room's free printable reindeer antler template. Who wouldn’t enjoy being Rudolf at this festive time of year? You can print this reindeer antler pattern onto white card to color in yourself or trace it straight onto colored craft paper.
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Amigurumi rat ( free amigurumi pattern + video tutorial )
Playing with super cute huggable plushies are so comforting and fun! The perfect reason to play with lovely plush animals ( regardless of your age ) is to crochet one for yourself! ( Or to crochet it as a lovely handmade gift for your friends or family members. ) This time create this lovely amigurumi rat from a skein of yarn by following Lisa Azarova's free crochet pattern at Amigurumi Space. You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi rat from any color and size yarn , the end result will be wonderful and it will surely bring great joy to the one who gets it.
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Amigurumi snowman in hat and scarf (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love snowmen ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi snowman by Darya Neustroeva! 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 snowman now!
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Mini paper angels (with printable template)
If you looking for a nice. colorful and very fast christmas craft idea these little paper angels are the perfect choice!. Print them out, cut them out and fold them together, it’s really that easy (and quick!).
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Easy 3D paper strip reindeer craft for kids
Raise your hand if you love reindeer crafts ! We’ve got an extremely fun one for you: make a 3D construction paper reindeer! This 3D reindeer card is so fun to make, you’ll want to make all of Santa’s reindeer! It’s a super easy Christmas paper craft to make too, with simple to measure parts of this craft, it’s a great classroom art project idea – can’t you just see all the wonderful little deer ? These 3D paper reindeer are not only fun for the little ones, they are a fun project for all ages and also make for a wonderful DIY placeholder for a Christmas dinner table . Ready to make one ( or ten ) of your own? Let’s get crafting !
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DIY Tractor wooden crate toy box - fun kids room decor
Do you have a few old wooden (fruit or milkcrate? Or you just need a practical, fun and relatively low budget toy storage solution in the kids' room? Try out this brilliant woodworking idea: the crate tractor! If you don't need a toy box you can create  a small wooden play tractor or garden decor with this brilliant idea as well! Paint the wooden crate tractor to a fun vibrant tractor-ish color (red,green,blue) or simply stain the crates with rustic wood stains for a vintage style wooden toy look! But be aware: use (water base) paints only that suitable for painting kids' furniture and toys!
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DIY Folded book Christmas tree - Christmas decoration from an old book
If you're in love with book pages and love making easy do-able homemade gifts and Christmas decor : this paperback book Christmas tree tutorial is for you. Upcycle your unwanted books ( or magazines ) into lovely rustic Christmas trees with DIY by Jane' step-by-step tutorial. You can make a small forest of these DIY folded book trees in different sizes, keep them simple or decorate how you wish. ( Magazines, with their colorful print make for attractive decorations without added baubles, glitter, or paint. )
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Baby Owl Coloring Page ( free printable coloring page )
Make your world more colorful with Red Ted Art and Hattifant's lovely free printable coloring pages ! This free baby owl coloring page is perfect for grown-ups or older children who are looking for a challenge. Free printable coloring pages for adults are a great way to relax, unwind, and de-stress. So grab your pencils and enjoy this fun baby owl coloring page printable !
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Father\'s day shirt card - simple DIY father\'s day card
These fun Father's day shirt cards by The Best Ideas For Kids are super cute, super easy to make, and it's just perfect for creating heartfelt Father's day messages. This shirt card is also a great fun craft for kids that lets them practice their fine motor skills. The finished shirt cards make adorable wall /party decorations or you can share them with friends and family members! Plus, because this shirt is such a simple and easy craft, it’s great for kids of all ages !
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DIY Fabric Christmas ornament pillows (free sewing pattern)
DIY Ornament pillows! Can you tell how excited we are? These pillows can be made with basic sewing skills, and you can use a variety of materials to show you that you could really use anything! These DIY Fabric Christmas ornament pillows  are great “keep it forever” kinda DIY that you can pull out each holiday season. And that makes our heart super happy!
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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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DIY Deviled egg daisy - fun spring party snack
Deviled eggs are a favorite at any party, so be festive this Easter and make these Deviled Egg Daisies by HungryHappenings! It’s a simple recipe that will have your guests thinking you spent hours in the kitchen! In hurry you will barely have enough time to get yourself cleaned up and dressed, and the last thing you have time for is filling a bunch of deviled eggs. Solution: create this cute deviled egg daisy and impress your guests! Follow HungryHappenings's tutorial and create your own deviled egg daisy appetizer:
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DIY Crochet chick Easter basket - free crochet pattern
Today The Left-Handed Crocheter shares an another fun Easter crochet project with you! Since Easter is just around the corner we wanted to share something that can be a great Easter gift for your kids or grandkids ,so here's an easy Easter basket crochet pattern! This adorable little crochet chick Easter basket is a really quick and easy amigurumi project and a fun way to store and give Easter eggs! So grab a skein of yellow yarn and crochet this lovely Easter chick basket for the kids!
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DIY Simple bird kite - fun and easy paper craft for kids
This super fun flying bird kite ( wind toy ) is a super easy spring or summer craft idea for kids , and it grants hours of fun! You can wave them around and watch the pretty paper birds fly ! This DIY is suitable for kids of all ages, and you won't need expensive craft materials to create some only a few sheets of colorful paper and some kind of thread. This super easy and frugal paper bird kite is a great craft for spicing up boring summer afternoons. You can use any type of paper ( or another light materials ) to make this colorful b ird shape kite , and it's almost costs nothing! This is a really enjoyable outdoor summer or spring activity !
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DIY Clay pot cake stand
Add a touch of country charm to any table setting with this rustic, easy to make cake stand by Tara Dennis. Baking and decorating a cake is one thing, but what about after you've finished your cake? You’ll need a place to show off your delicious masterpiece! Cake stands are a beautiful way to display what you’ve hand-crafted with love.One reason cake stands are adored by so many people is that they are made in different shapes and sizes. By making your own, you may, in fact, be able to make as many different shapes and sizes as you wish!
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No-sew sock penguin - easy winter craft idea for kids
If you loved the no-sew sock snowmen you’re going to love her no-sew sock penguin craft too! This little sock penguin will fit nicely with it’s snow made friend so grab that odd sock we know you have and let’s get crafty! This cute little sock penguin is a perfect winter / christmas craft for the kids because it doesn't involves sewing or other special craft skills/techniques. Just 2 odd socks and a little glue! In this nice craft website you can find other sock softie ideas such as the snowman and Santa!
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