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This craft category is a huge collection of fun kids crafts! 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,puppets, paper toys ..), keepsakes, easy DIY gifts (mother's day gifts, father's day gifts, teacher appreciation gifts) ,various art projects, classroom crafts and crafts for preschoolers, crafting with different materials ( paper crafts for kids, nature crafts for kids), back to school crafts .. and a lot more!
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DIY Sock bear  - soft toy for kids (free sewing tutorial)
Please meet Mama Kass, the sock kangaroo , and Baby Kaden, the felt baby kangaroo ! Craft Passion today share with us a super cute and free sock kangaroo sewing pattern! The pattern on Craft Passion is a little lengthy but it is worth the read till the end. It has all the details you need to know on how to sew Mama Kass sock kangaroo and Baby Kaden felt kangaroo. Follow all the instructions well and you will be able to make one ( or a whole family of ) adorable sock plushies for your kids or for yourself!
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DIY Yarn dog keychain ( yarn puppy )
Who loves adorable little yarn creations ? We do! In this video tutorial, NataliDoma DIY will show you how to make this super adorable little yarn dog in no time. This dog craft ( with a little help ) is suitable for kids of all ages , and the outcome is so unbelievably cute! The kids will enjoy creating this super fluffy, easy and fun yarn dog craft , and the finished puppies are just perfect as keychains. ( You could use them as cute decorations or dollhouse accessories as well ).
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DIY Pompom bear ( yarn bear)
These pom-pom bears by NataliDoma DIY are one of the cutest yarn crafts we've ever seen! They are so adorable and really easy to make! You don’t need any special tools: just yarn, beads, and a ribbon. This lovely little teddy bear is a great winter/ Christmas kids' craft project for using up any spare balls of yarn in your knitting kit. Try making a whole bunch of these little pom-pom bears in assorted sizes. They'd make perfect Christmas ornaments as well, as you can use them again and again! You could also tie them to a winter wreath , or you could hang your pom-pom bears off a length of yarn , and make an adorable winter garland. They're also great as cute little gifts!
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DIY Yarn rainbow - simple yarn craft for kids
In this step-by-step video tutorial, NataliDoma DIY will show you how to make a gorgeous yarn rainbow in 10 minutes. This little rainbow craft is so simple you will master it in no time! This macrame rainbow is just perfect as a home decor , or you could use them as cute accessories ( as pendants, earrings, keychains, etc ) Play the video and learn the how-tos:
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Toilet paper roll flowers - easy tp roll spring craft for kids
Spring is coming fast so switch gears to focus on bright and colorful spring activities! These toilet paper roll flowers are perfect to welcome spring! And we love all the colors and options you can do with these! Which spring flower is your favorite? It’s such a welcoming way to brighten up your space or room to have fresh flowers . Of course, these aren’t fresh flowers but they are fun, bright and colorful and who doesn’t love that?
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DIY Rock woodland animals - rock painting for kids
Some of our favorite painted rocks are these adorable and very easy to paint woodland animals. In all honesty, they are the reason we first fell in love with rock painting crafts. And we bet that you will discover very fast how amazing is to paint on nature’s own canvas! Sonja & Jane were inspired to paint a variety of simple woodland animals that still to this day put a smile on our face whenever we look at them. Aren’t they adorable? These DIY Rock woodland animals can be left playfully outdoors in your garden or scatter them throughout your home. ( place them in potted plants or even you can using them as paper weights! )
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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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Accordion fold paper tulips with straws - spring craft for kids
Now that it’s spring and all of the beautiful tulip bulbs are in full bloom it’s a perfect time to celebrate spring time with a pretty tulip craft. This paper straw tulip craft is bright and beautiful just like a real tulip and it’s crazy simple to throw together for an afternoon craft. Watch the video at I heart crafty things to see how easy it is to make these pretty paper tulips! If Mother's Day coming up, we bet you have flowers on your mind. Gift mom something beautiful and handmade like these gorgeous paper flower bouquets. Kids can get in on the fun by helping fold the paper, tape, glue and assemble the paper spring flowers.
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DIY Pop-up love birds card ( Valentine\'s day card )
If you’re looking for a fun and quick Valentine's craft for kids to make this winter , this lovebirds card by I Heart Crafty Things can’t be topped. I Heart Crafty Things' easy to follow tutorial makes this lovely lovebird Valentine's card a super easy and fun ( kids ) craft to make. This lovebird craft is perfect for kids of all ages, and it's a creative and adorable way to send out best wishes to all your loved ones! This adorable little lovebird card also doubles as a keepsake, which makes it a perfect gift for every special occasion.
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Super easy borax free slime recipe - slime with baking soda!
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and create a super fun DIY clear galaxy slime with simple household ingredients ! You never know when you're going to need a slime recipe - and this one's a good & super easy one- so pin it, bookmark it, copy it, do whatever you have to do to get it in your craft armory. The oozy galaxy gunk will bounce, blow bubbles, drip, and splat with the perfect combination of gross and awesome. The most important part: this DIY galaxy slime recipe uses simple ingredients and will be ready for play in mere minutes. Store in a plastic container with a lid in the refrigerator to extend the life of your homemade galaxy slime .
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DIY Popsicle stick Halloween puppets - Halloween craft for kids
This fun Halloween craft idea by Mommy Moment is perfect for children of all ages! With only a few supplies needed, you and your child can create these fun Halloween stick puppets for hours of fun playtime. These little pipe cleaner puppets ( the mummy, the Frankenstein monster and the Jack'O lantern ) looks super fun, and what’s even more fun is that once your kids make them, they will be able to play with them. This super easy kids craft idea is a perfect indoor Halloween activity.
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Hands holding a heart - DIY Mother's day card
This hands holding a heart Mothers day card by Easy Peasy And Fun is one of the simplest and cutest Mother's day craft ideas for kids to make ! For all mothers , seeing their child's artworks created with love by far the most beautiful and rewarding gift they can enjoy. A homemade card can make Mother's Day extra special, and adding your own personal touch is easy.
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DIY Vintage decoupage  Easter eggs (mod-podge craft)
If egg painting is not your thing or let’s say it is, but your skills are secret yet to the world, you might want to try this technique to decorate eggs this Easter : lend a personal touch to your decor by dressing your eggs in a paper napkin pattern that catches your eye! Helena has made beautiful Easter decorations with blown eggs and decoupage paper in pretty springlike patterns, but you can also use the top layer of patterned napkins . Let's get decorating!
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Easy Pikachu craft - paper Pokemons
If you love the Pokemon Go game or the old Pokemon anime/manga series , you will love this qick and super easy Pokemon craft ! Grab some yellow paper and make a super cute paper Pikachu for yourself or for your friends! This origami model is very easy, you can fold one easily even if your are a beginner in paper folding ! It's a perfect low-budget Pokémon craft idea for the kids , because you just need paper and pens to make one. You can draw funny facial expressions to your finished Pikachu and use it as a ( finger ) puppet, or as a bookmark
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Easy DIY paper hyacinth flower - spring craft for kids
Do you have a crafty kid ? Nurture his creative spirit with this fun spring craft by Kids Craft Room. This paper hyacinth flower 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. Get the step-by-step tutorial and the free printable hyacinth flower template at Kids Craft Room and craft on!
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DIY Blue bird rock fridge magnet - rock painting for kids
Alright it might be true that we may have a slight obsession with rocks. But who doesn't love collecting beautiful rocks and use them for fun craft projects? Just like these blue bird fridge magnets ! For this easy rock painting project the small, lightweight, smooth surfaced and flat rocks are the best. These painted rock magnets would look adorable on the fridge or on a DIY magnetic board. For the full how-to instructions check out Sonja & Jane's post :
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DIY Paper towel roses - fun paper craft for kids
Kids can make these gorgeous colorful paper towel roses literally in minutes from simple household materials such as paper towels ! These pretty paper towel roses by Happy Hooligans are super easy to make and they look just like real roses. Tie them together with a ribbon, or display them in a vase. Either way, they’re a fun way for kids to give roses that will last forever for Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day and birthdays :
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Pumpkin handprint and photo keepsake with salt dough
We love keepsakes! What's better than a super inexpensive but still cute salt dough handprint keepsake, to preserve the sweet memories? This month’s handprint and photo keepsake is a pumpkin one by Teach Me Mommy! This super cute pumpkin keepsake is not just only easy to make but almost costs nothing! Because salt-dough is made from simple household items: salt, flour and water! And that's it! The salt-dough is safe for very small children: you can create baby hand and footprint keepsakes as well. Get the recipe and tutorial at teach-me-mommy.com:
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DIY Clay footprint bowl keepsake
Children grow far too quickly, so it is always nice to make a few DIY keepsakes along the way! We totally love today's craft:this lovely clay footprint bowl keepsake by Messy Little Monster ! You can treasure how small your babies or toddlers feet are with this cute keepsake ,which also doubles up as a beautiful kid made gift for family. These DIY clay bowls  would make the perfect homemade gift idea for parents or grandparents.
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DIY Easy paper dolls with accordion fold - kids craft idea
Watch this step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make these adorable and super easy to make paper accordion fold dolls ! This easy DIY doll making tutorial will teach you how to make a fun and easy paper doll with the kids using a simple origami ( accordion ) fold and a few sheets of colorful paper. As you can see the supplies for this beautiful paper dol l are absolutely inexpensive! Once you have mastered the accordion fold making these paper dolls will be a piece of cake, even with the smallest crafty kids ! You can use these beautiful p aper dolls to decorate the classroom or you can use them as a nice addition to a Mother's day gift card!
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DIY Dollar hearts - Valentine's day origami project
Make these dollar hearts and hand them out to your favorite little people ( nephews, nieces, your friends' kids, etc ) . They will 'LOVE' these Valentines ! As an added plus, these won't rot their teeth like delicious candy might. ( Unless they use the dollar to buy candy . . . ) Visit muslinandmerlot.com and learn how to make these fun origami hearts in no time! ( If you would like to see the paper folding process in motion instead you can watch an easy to follow origami heart folding tutorial video >> here << )
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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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Autumn hairstyles - fun fall leaf craft for kids
Fall is here and with it comes the changing of the leaves. Fall colors are so beautiful, it makes you want to hang on to the season as long as you can! This time Krokotak shows you how to hang on to those colors with a fun fall craft: the autumn hairstyles ! Krokotak will give you the free printable face template , which will be a great help to create these whimsical little elf faces with their gorgeous fall leaf hairstyles. It's time to make some silly faces and give them some wacky and fun hair. So let's turn those fun shaped leaves into creative crafts and activities for your kids to enjoy:
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Magical watercolor Easter egg - fun Easter craft for kids
Invite your children to paint watercolor surprise Easter egg art to see what magically appears! This time Rhythms Of Play will teach you how to make these beautiful and oh-so- fun to paint Easter eggs. Creating watercolor surprise Easter egg art using a watercolor resist medium is an easy Easter art project for kids ( and adults! ). Of course, this fun and easy painting technique is perfect for other holidays as well! Imagine a beautifully decorated watercolor painted christmas tree, or a bunch of giant baubles with gorgeous patterns!
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DIY Rudolph (reindeer) advent calendar from brown paper bags
With all of the hustle and bustle of the holidays , it's not hard to lose track of time. Before you know it, it's Christmas ! Countdown to Christmas with this super adorable and super easy to make DIY Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer advent calendar by Craft And Creativity. Whether you want a grown-up or kiddie version, this advent calendar is just begging to be made. Not only is this a wonderful holiday decor , because of the anticipation it builds, but it's also a great kids' craft too. Not to mention that this Christmas calendar makes great, frugal Christmas decor. This paper bag advent calendar will brighten up your day every time you see it, because who can resist this cute little reindeer face ?
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DIY Scarecrow - How to make a scarecrow (tutorial)
Whether it's for fall or Halloween decoration, or to chase away birds from your garden, Emily from Burlap Kitchen has instructions on how to build a scarecrow using old clothes and hay. With Emily's easy to follow tutorial, you can transform old unused clothes and toys into the talk of the scarecrow town. The envy of the scarecrow neighborhood. The scarecrow to beat all scarecrows! This DIY scarecrow is super fun to make and it will last year after year. Get the tutorial at burlapkitchen.com and create your very own adorable ( or scary ) scarecrow :
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DIY Felt reindeer Christmas gift bag from a tin can
Let us present you Creative Mamy's super easy and fun winter craft for kids : the adorable tin can reindeer ! There are lots of ways to recycle tin cans , and turning them into adorable reindeer is one of them. These tin can reindeer penguins are SO CUTE and are really easy to make! A perfect Christmas 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 tin can Rudolph doubles up as a lovely gift bag which makes it even more perfect!
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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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Rudolph reindeer paper puppet (free printable template)
It's time for a new fun and easy Christmas project :let’s make a super cute Rudolph reindeer paper puppets! What’s wonderful about these lovely reindeer paper puppets ( by Kids Craft Room ) is that they can doubles up as Christmas cards ! Construction paper is one of our favorite crafting material ( so many possibilities and quite frugal too! ),and we do love all kinds of paper creatures! 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 ? Clink on the link below and create one!
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DIY Halloween snack jar - fun halloween craft for kids
This fun Halloween craft by The Country Chic Cottage can be made in under 30 minutes using items that you probably already have around the house! No special tools or skills are required so ANYONE can make these cute mason jar pumpkin snack jars ! ( Making this mason jar pumpkin snack jar grants great fun for the entire family , not to mention that it's a great Halloween gift ! ) Get the step-by-step tutorial at The Country Chic Cottage and create one ( or a whole bunch ) with the kids :
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DIY Cardboard box castle - upcycling craft
Today's craft by A Beautiful Mess is a wonderful and oh-so-fun recycling craft! This fun and thrifty handmade cardboard box castle is easy to make, and it's a perfect gift for your kids ! Handmade toys bring much more fun and happiness than the store-bought versions ( especially dollhouses ) because you can personalize it to your little girls or boys' taste as much as you want! You can create an ice castle for Elsa, or a sturdy cobblestone castle for your brave knights, or a pink sparkly castle for your precious little princess - the possibilities are endless! With this nice step-by-step cardboard box castle tutorial, you can make one cardboard box castle in no time:
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