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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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Adorable amigurumi mouse doll (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi mouse pattern by @bumbee_crochet ! 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 mouse. ) So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi mouse doll today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved ones!
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Easy cardboard box dragon mask - costume for kids
In this step-by-step video tutorial Øistein and Box will teach you how to make a dragon’s head mask from two ordinary cardboard boxes ! You can use this fun cardboard box dragon mask as a Halloween or dress up party costume or simply make one just for fun! This cardboard box dragon costume headpiece is so easy to do, even the kids can make some for themselves! The only things you will need to create this fun cardboard box dragon mask ( head ) are: 2 small cardboard boxes , some ( acrilic ) paint and a little glue, and that's it! This kids craft idea is a perfect way to repurpose some old cardboard boxes and create a fun, inexpensive and last minute costume !
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DIY mouse corner bookmark- easy paper craft for kids
In today's video Rosie Carter will teaching you how to create these tiny little mice bookmarks! These DIY mice bookmarks are super fun to make, very simple to fold and very sweet to use! This adorable little paper chick corner bookmark is a perfect fun paper craft for kids of all ages, because it's so simple. This short and fun video tutorial will be a great help in create some! So here is a super helpful bookmark how-to video!
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Adorable little crochet sheep ( free amigurumi pattern )
Meet Lambert, Stephanie's sweet little lamb that she designed to celebrate Chinese New Year!  Make one or a whole flock of fluffy sheep for yourself or your loved  ones! In Stephanie's free crochet tutorial, you can learn how to crochet this adorable sheep in amigurumi! This sweet amigurumi sheep is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful seasonal decoration or soft toy for kids. This amigurumi sheep  is also perfect as a gift for your kids or friends!
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Delicious fruit hedgehogs - quick healthy party food and decor
Are you looking for a fun, delicious, healthy and super fast/easy to make party food ? If your answer is yes, this cute fruit hedgehog is a perfect party food ( or decor ) project for you! Choose a nice sweet pear as the base of the hedgehog and attach various fruits with wooden skewers to it. You can spice up any ( kids ' ) party ( birthdays , dress up parties .. ) with this delicious fruit appetizer, or you can upgrade this cute idea with any delicious additions if you wish ( imagine a cheese-fruit appetizer with a glass of fine wine, or a veggie appetizer, combinations are endless! )
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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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Amigurumi bunny butt - Easter decor (free crochet pattern)
Have some fun with your Easter decorations by making this super cute crochet Easter bunny butt by Zhaya Designs. Can it get cuter? This crochet pattern is simple and perfectly suitable for unexperienced amigurumi crocheters. Pick your favorite Easter colors and brighten up your house for Easter by making this lovely, little, fluffy bunny butt! Get the free pattern at zhaya.de:
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Baby clothes memory bear (with free sewing pattern)
Look at this super cute and soft teddy bear by PACountryCrafts! It's not just an adorable soft toy  (suitable for small children and babies) but it's made from onesies which is a great way to upcycle old baby clothes into beautiful keepsakes! If you have some more fabrics scraps you can make a cute blanket for the memory bear! At PACountryCrafts you will find the free printable teddy bear pattern and a nice step-by-step sewing tutorial:
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Adorable tiny reindeer (free amigurumi pattern)
Crochet your very own adorable cuddly amigurumi reindeer toy with following along @inna_chi_hm's nice free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys ! This super adorable amigurumi reindeer is such a cute friend for toddlers as well as a beautiful handmade Christmas gift for grownups. If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi reindeer bigger ( for an absolutely giant reindeer ) simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn. You can also make this lovely huggable amigurumi reindeer 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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DIY Tight rope walker circus costume (free sewing tutorial)
We love super pretty DIY costumes ! At first glance this DIY Tight rope walker circus costume may looks crazy, but it’s actually a pretty simple costume .To make this beautiful DIY Tight rope walker circus costume you can use ordinary clothes decorated with a few feathers, tissue paper and tulle. Read this nice step-by-step costume making tutorial and create a gorgeous DIY Tight rope walker circus costume for your little girl!
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Adorable aluminium foil spiders - fun Halloween craft for kids
These foil spiders by The Joy Of Sharing can be made in just minutes and are a fun way to decorate the house or classroom for Halloween when you’re short on time. If you need a fun kids craft to do with a whole class of children without breaking the bank, this aluminium foil spider craft is the perfect choice for you! In this step-by-step tutorial ( as usual ) The Joy Of Sharing will teach you how to make this adorable foil spider in no time:
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Sleepy Miko - cute sleeping amigurumi doll (free pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi sleeping doll pattern by Amour Fou ! 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 toys using yarns , just like this lovely little sleepy doll. ) So grab your yarn basket, make this lovely amigurumi sleeping doll today and create a darling new toy for your little ones.
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Amigurumi cheeseburger keychain (free crochet pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this fun amigurumi cheeseburger keychain pattern by Hello Yellow Yarn ! 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 toys and accessories using yarns , just like this lovely little cheeseburger keychain. So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this fun amigurumi cheeseburger keychain today and create a darling new keychain for your loved one.
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DIY Yarn wrapped chick and carrot - fun Easter craft for kids
This time The Inspiration Edit will give you this fantastic Easter chick yarn project which is fun, simple and easy to make with the kids! This yarn wrapped chick and carrot craft is not only super fun, but it is also awesome for toddlers and preschoolers for working on strengthening fine motor muscles. You could also prep the activity beforehand and have it ready as an afternoon busy bag activity. These little yarn wrapped chicks and carrots are simple to craft and even more fun to decorate with! Imagine them hanged on dried branches accompanied with other simple DIY Easter decorations ( such as colorful painted easter eggs! )
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Little amigurumi narwhal (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi narwhal pattern by Olga Roskoshnaya at Amigurumi Space ! 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 narwhal. So grab a skein of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi narwhal today and create a darling new stuffed animal or keychain for your loved ones.
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Fingerprint art glass magnets - Mother's day gift idea
Are you looking for a lovely keepsake gift ( for Mother's day ) ? Create fun little fridge magnets with fingerprints ! This fingerprint magnet by Rhythms Of Play is an easy craft idea that kids and adults can make in no time, and it's super fun to paint too! Invite your children to use their tiny fingerprints to make various lovely fingerprint art magnets. The finished fingerprint magnets can be a great homemade gift for Mother's day , Father's day , birthdays or even Christmas! Get the tutorial at rhythmsofplay.com and let's paint:
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Origami rocket ship ( spaceship ) - fun papír craft for kids
Are you looking for a fun but also super easy and frugal paper craft for the boys ? Fold this easy origami spaceship ! With this nice step-by-step video origami tutorial you can fold this fun paper spaceship in no time! Of course you can make the o rigami paper spaceship in any color and size , it will be great in any form! Paper folding is one of our favorite craft technique because its inexpensive, fun and versatile! And you can use other creative household craft materials as well ( such as silver or gray gift wrapping papers or aluminium foil! )
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DIY lion costume for kids with a Circus crib (sewing tutorial)
An another super cute Halloween costume by Ashley is ready to share, and it’s totally adorable! Make this cute fluffy circus lion costume for your little lion . But what is a lion ,without his traveling circus cage! Ha! The DIY circus lion cage makes it easier to carry your little lion baby , and he can sit and hang out while you are at a Halloween party or out for Trick-or Treating !
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Soft blue plush amigurumi monkey (free crochet pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi monkey pattern by Anna Denisova at Amigurumi Space ! 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 monkey. So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi monkey today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved one.
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DIY Toilet paper tube rainbow blowers - fun paper craft for kids
These cardboard tube rainbow blowers by Kids Craft Room are a wonderful way to recycle paper tubes  into something colorful and most importantly fun ! Kids will love to huff and puff down their rainbow blowers and see all the colorful streamers blow and billow about. It’s a fabulous rainbow craft to go along with weather learning themes and songs, and as a St Patrick’s Day craft too. These rainbow blowers look wonderful hanging up too and double up as pretty windsocks when the kids have had enough of playing with them!
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Miniature Rudolph reindeer toy (free amigurumi pattern)
Let us present you this super adorable little amigurumi reindeer: Rudolph! This free amigurumi reindeer pattern by Dendennis is really simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one or two of these in an evening. They make great Christmas decorations, or you could even attach a loop to the top of the hat and hang it in your Christmas tree OR this year make a little Rudolph amigurumi reindeer as a lovely gift for the kids! We really love this cute little fella, the pattern is really easy and you will have a bunch of adorable amigurumi Rudolph' ready in no time!
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Folded paper autumn leaves - easy fall kids craft
These beautiful paper fall leaves are perfect crafts for kids in boring autumn afternoons (even the  smallest kids can create some, because it's very easy!) You will need colorful printer or origami papers and that's all! You can use any fun color to create these gorgeous paper leaves, you don't really need autumn colors to make it! In this nice craft website you can find 2 different leaf shape versions. You can use these accordion folded paper leaves  to decorate your home at fall,or it can be a perfect addition to the class room / kindergarten decor!
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Little amigurumi snowman in winter hat (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crocheting and adorable soft toys ? Crochet this crocheted / amigurumi snowman by Anna Daranutsa which can be a wonderful handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) . At AmiguroomToys you will find the free amigurumi snowman pattern which will be your guide through the creation of this lovely little amigurumi snowman. Crochet a little snowman as a toy or as a cute little display on the shelf. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this amigurumi snowman by Anna Daranutsa is a great pattern for you. Grab some yarn and start stitching!
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Amigurumi Easter egg bunny (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for free Easter patterns ? Do you love bunnies ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi Easter egg bunny ! Designer: @katty_toys_msk designed this lovely amigurumi easter egg 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 egg bunny now!
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DIY Miniature paper straw easel
This picture of cute paper straw easels is instantly caught our eyes. These paper straw easels would look great at a party, wedding, baby shower or at a dinner party. Did you get inspired too? You can make a whole bunch of miniature easels in no time at all and all you need is paper straws, a glue gun and a pair of scissors.  Use your miniature easels to display a menu or your guest’s names at a table setting. You can use the easels at a buffet to inform about which dishes contain nuts/gluten/dairy or anything else the guests need to know. Or you can use them to display family photos or the kids' drawings!
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Pirate finger puppet - fun summer craft for kids
Are you ready for some pirate fun ? This pirate finger puppet by Red Ted Art is such a fun interactive summer craft for kids and a great way to encourage imaginative play and storytelling. ( They are super simple to create and provide hours of fun pretend play at home, at school or even at summer camp! ) Create several different pirate puppets and have fun putting on a puppet show ! ( They would also make a great activity for a pirate theme party. )
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Spooky floating cheesecloth ghost - fun Halloween craft
Cheesecloth has been a Halloween crafting staple for decades, and for good reason! Cheesecloth is a very user-friendly material for both kids and adults and it’s appearance naturally lends itself to ghost and mummy projects galore. Today One Good Thing by Jillee is giving you the quick and easy steps to make some spooky or cute spirits that you can hang from the ceiling or rest on a bookshelf. Either way, these cheesecloth ghosts are sure to add to the Halloween spirit around your house.
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DIY Stained glass butterfly - spring window decor
This stained glass butterfly is simple to make and adds some color to your windows! your windows! We love how easy this craft is to customize to different seasons or holidays. At spring a butterfly would be the perfect shape to use when making this stained glass project .In order to celebrate spring Trish teaches us how to make this gorgeous butterfly sun-catcher ! They look gorgeous when the sun streaming through them. You can find tons of butterfly templates >> here <<
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Mermaids ( sirens ) - polimer clay tutorial
Polymer clay is wonderful craft material! It's inexpensive, easy to find, and can be molded into anything you can dream of! In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn the sculpting and finishing techniques with polymer clay thorough the creation of this super cute polimer clay mermaid. Of course, you can use other materials to create the mermaid figurines : in can be an adorable cake topper / cake decoration from fondant , you can create cute home decors with them from air drying clay, or even you can use simple play-doh / plasticine / salt-dough to create some cute mermaids with the kids just for fun !
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Plastic spoon bunny,chick,ladybug & wreath - Easter crafts
Look at these super adorable spring decors! They was made with ordinary plastic spoons!  This time Krokotak's and this step-by-step craft tutorial will teach you how to make these adorable spring decors : the rabbit, chick, ladybug and  Easter egg wreath out of unused plastic spoons! These adorable spring/Easter decors are perfect crafts for kids of all ages, because it so easy to make and uses simple household materials! You can use the plastic spoon rabbit, chick, ladybug and Easter egg wreath to decorate your home at spring/Easter or the kids can use them as adorable plastic spoon puppets!
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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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Fun popsicle stick Christmas crafts for kids (Santa, snowman & Christmas tree)
If you’re looking for easy & fun Christmas crafts for kids then you’ll love these popsicle stick Christmas crafts by The Best Ideas For Kids ! We bet that you have tons of popsicle sticks in your craft box, so It's time to make something out of them for Christmas! This time The Best Ideas For Kids will show you how to make these super adorable little craft stick ornaments in no time. And the best part is: you can hang them on the Christmas tree when you are done. ( Or you can give them as a Christmas gift or add them on top of presents as decoration. )
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