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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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Kids Christmas Crafts | Canada DIY | Fynes Designs
Grab some unused wooden spoons and create a super adorable wooden spoon Santa or snowman ! You can help but smile at these little wooden spoon guys , and as an extra: this wooden spoon Christmas craft by Fynes Designs will keep your kids busy for hours! Have your child write their name and year on the back of the wooden spoon , and voilá' : you've got a wonderful keepsake to cherish forever!
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Wrapped yarn Christmas ornaments - fun yarn craft for kids
Do you know what else you can use cookie cutters for? Crafts! Those awesome & cute shapes are just perfect for crafts ! Here's a quick, simple and budget-friendly yarn craft idea you can try out for this Christmas season! Make festive yarn ornaments and add a sprinkle of fun to your Christmas decor. Grab your yarn stash and whip up a cute string masterpiece with this yarn ornament tutorial that One Little Project created for you:
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Pinecone gnomes - fun winter pinecone craft
In this tutorial Do Dodson shows you how to turn a pinecone into an adorable winter gnome ! This pinecone gnome is such a fun, creative, crafty project, perfect for your Christmas or winter decor! With a few simple items, you can make the cutest DIY pinecone gnomes in about an hour. Grab a few pinecones and let's get crafting!
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DIY Christmas corner bookmark - easy paper craft for kids
If your kids are eager to make their own DIY gifts for Christmas these Christmas tree corner bookmarks are perfect! This is one of the simplest origami projects so it’s perfect for beginners and as it only takes a few minutes to make it’s also a great Christmas craft project for the classroom. You can decorate the finished Christmas tree corner bookmarks with paper: make baubles with a hole puncher and use scissors to cut an adorable star.
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Easy DIY rustic Christmas tree ornament burlap angel
What's a Christmas tree without an angel? Tree topper or ornament, those sweet and happy angels make the sweetest of decorations and are one of our favorite symbols of the season. Combine these heavenly beings with a bit of burlap and you have yourself a joyful & beautiful reminder of our reason for celebrating. Roll up your sleeves and join me in making these vintage-inspired burlap angel ornaments!
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Tulips in a watering can - free printable paint by number
Get ready to call up your inner Picasso because today’s free printable paint by number will make you an artist in no time! We don’t know how you roll, but when it comes to painting – a blank canvas can be intimidating, right? Problem solved. This free printable paint by number design has two versions – black outline and beige outline. Print both! The black is easier to see and it’s nice to have an unpainted version on hand for quick reference. Along with the design, you’ll also print out a paint mixing guide, that tells you all the paint colors and ratios you need to create each shade along the way! Don’t be afraid of color mixing! It’s fun – and this particular paint by number design is VERY forgiving.
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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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Gingerbread girls - creative cookie packaging
With this super easy cookie packaging idea you can turn boring store bought cookies into fun homemade Christmas treats in minutes! Brilliant isn't it? To create these super cute gingerbread girl faces you will need a little celophane (or pre-packaged cookies), a white  (or any lighter color) sharpie, and a cute ribbon! You can create the gingerbread girls with almost every chocholate (chip) cookies or you can create other Christmas figures with vanilla ones (imagine a cute snowman from a sugar cookie or an adorable reindeer from a gingerbread cookie)! This easy dessert packagind idea can be perfect for almost everyone at Christmas from family members, to teachers everyone will love them!
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DIY Drinking straw drink coaster - upcycling craft
This time Craft Passion will teach you how to make useful things out of simple drinking straws such as this drink coaster. Amazing, isn't it? Begin the lesson with the drinking straw weaving video tutorial then kick-off the technique and turn those straws into drinking straw coasters ! ( You will need 30 similar sizes of drinking straws to make one drink coaster. ) This drinking straw craft helps you to decorate your kitchen or an upcoming party and also helps the Earth with recycling some plastic waste !
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Easy DIY mason jar Easter gift with a chocolate bunny
These mason jar Easter gifts are so cute!  And we love that it’s not overkill for chocolate and candy. You can give them to your own kids, or they’d also make adorable gifts for grandkids, teachers and even coworkers and friends. These mason jar Easter gifts are  so simple to throw together and mason jars seem to make simple things look fancy. And when they’re empty, save the mason jar for the next fun craft project! This mason jar Easter gift  is such a fun idea if you plan to give Easter gifts to your kids! You can make this in jumbo version of you choose bigger jars or imagine a chocolate bunny family in a fish bowl or a glass vase!
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DIY Pineapple Necklace
With a few simple steps, you can make this super adorable pineapple necklace in minutes! In this jewelry making tutorial, The Crafted Sparrow will teach you how to make this lovely pineapple necklace out of polymer clay. This pineapple necklace is not just the perfect summer accessory but it's also a perfect gift for a special occasion. Create a matching pair and give it to your kids, to your mom, or your best friends - they'll love it! Of course, you can use this fun polymer clay pineapple charm to create other jewelry pieces: accessorize bracelets, create fun earrings, keychains, or hair clips - so many possibilities!
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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 Mother's day flower pot tulip card - Mother's day gift idea
If you’re looking for a gorgeous Mother’s day gift for kids to make this year, this Mother’s day flower pot card by I Heart Crafty Things can’t be topped. Her template makes this gorgeous flower pot card an easy kids craft to make and mom or grandma will adore the special message hidden inside the pot when she opens it up on her special day! Get the free pattern and tutorial at iheartcraftythings.com and let's get crafting:
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Popup snowman card - easy winter craft for kids
How about making the cutest little snowman pop up card? This pop-up card might look like it’s tricky to make but it is in fact really simple and quick project for kids! The process of making your very own Christmas card and giving or sending it to your loved ones is precious for a kid, and a memory they will cherish for years to come. We love making Christmas crafts and cards! This 3D snowman card is pretty simple to make, once you understand how to fold and cut the different parts, and we are  sure, once your kids master this, they will come up with all kinds of different characters that can be made in a similar way.
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Autumn leaf mouse - cute fall craft for kids
Crafting with autumn leaves is really fun! Today's DIY is turning fall leaves into a cute little mouse. So fun to make and as you can see it looks great. Crafting with children is a lot of fun to do and this DIY is an example of it.
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DIY race track from cardboard and newspaper - paper mache
Enjoy the excitement of car racing by creating your very own city race track with upcycling some paper "junks"! To create this fun cardboard car race track you just need some cardboard , small ( paper ) boxes and tubes and newspapers ! Brilliant craf t idea for the kids ! You can make a cheap ( and non toxic ) paper mache glue with flour and water ( search for " paper mache glue " ) or simply use any PVA ( water soluble ) glue. Use your imagination and create a unique car racing track in any shape and color that your kids want, or you can gift this cheap but fun handmade toy for any ocassion, they will love it!
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Easy DIY bunny nose masks - Easter craft for kids
We just love Easter crafts! They’re bursting with gorgeous pastel colors and overflowing with fluffy bunny cuteness. These easy and cute bunny nose masks by Kids Craft Room are no exception and this popsicle stick craft is a fantastic choice if you need a rabbit craft that is quick and simple. You and the kids can make these rabbit masks in minutes and they’re super fun for popping into Easter baskets and sharing with friends. So hop to it and let’s make some rabbit masks with Kids Craft Room:
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How mo make a spring flower fairy doll - doll making tutorial
Watch this step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make gorgeous ( spring ) flower fairy dolls ! This easy DIY doll making tutorial will teach you how to make a fun and easy doll with the kids using a basic flower fairy doll technique. This includes using floral wire, a wooden bead , embroidery floss, and a silk flower. The supplies for this beautiful flower fairy dol l are absolutely inexpensive! Once you have mastered making a basic flower fairy there are a lot fun options and variations. You can use these beautiful fairies to decorate the kid's room , your home at spring or the classroom ! ( Or you can create a whole fairy doll play set for the kids as a gift ! )
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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 Christmas star from cinnamon sticks and twine
In this step-by-step video tutorial Thoughts for Happy Minds will show you an interesting way to make an original Christmas star from cinnamon sticks and twine. Watch the video tutorial to see how to make it at home:
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Easy DIY Christmas light bulb garland - upcycling craft
We are so excited to share this brilliant upcycling craft idea with you: a Christmas banner with light bulbs ! Huh? Yup, she used old Christmas tree light bulbs to make a banner for her guest bedroom. We love how it turned out, plus it's super easy to make! Who doesn’t love that? This light bulb ornament garland is such an adorable way to upcycle old light bulbs ! This C hristmas decor project is not just only a great way to upcycle some old light bulbs but it's also a perfect winter craft for the smallest crafty hands, because it's super easy to make! ( You can use vibrant fun colors instead of silver if you want to! )
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DIY Rocking paper birds - spring craft for kids
These paper birdies are super cute, fun to play with and also really easy to make! ( and you probably already have all the supplies you need to make them! ) You can use these paper birds as cute spring home decors , or seat cards at a fun party, or simply create some with the kids just for fun! Of course, these paper birds will look gorgeous in any color and size! This paper craft can be a great spring class project as well!
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Coffee pod elf girls - adorable recycling Christmas craft for kids
These super cute winter girls / elves are made from simple empty coffee pods ! Creative, isn't it? With this brilliant craft idea you can upcycle some metalic junks and create adorable Christmas tree ornaments / winter decors at the same time! The coffee pod girls / elves are perfect winter crafts for the smalest crafty hands and also perfect little gifts for the family members! You can decorate the empty coffee pod elve s with any decor elements that you already have at hand or use other upcycled materials to make them more unique and cute! ( Old clothes, yarn and fabric scraps, buttons, pipe cleaners etc )
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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 easy paper butterflies
In this nice paper folding video tutorial she will show you how to make these cute paper butterflies ! This is a very easy ( beginner ) origami model, even kids can make a few easily! These beautiful paper butterfliy arrangement can be a perfect low budget and quick spring home decor , or you can use them to decorate the kids room ! You can use any kind of paper ( you don't need special origami papers , even leftower christmas wrapping papers will work well! )
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Wine cork angels - Christmas tree ornament with wine cork
If you are missing a few Christmas tree ornaments and need some new ones, make these little wine cork angels! They couldn’t be cuter and are so easy! Or maybe you just need an easy Christmas craft to do for girls’ night. Wouldn’t these wine cork angels be fun to make with friends while enjoying a glass of wine? Whether you save your wine corks or not, you can whip up these little angel ornaments in no time! The craft store sells bags of corks just for projects like these! Add your own details to give these angels a little personality. They would be perfect hanging on the Christmas tree or added to the outside of a present. Who wouldn’t love one of these as a bonus on their Christmas gift?
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Easy bead snowflake ornament - free beading pattern
We are so happy now, because we simply LOVE beading , especially when a pattern is so easy, quick and free ! This gorgeous beaded snowflake by SimpleBeads is absolutely one of our favorites! If you have some beautiful bugle beads that you've been wanting to use, but you have nothing else in your stash that coordinates with the unusual color, this snowflake pattern is perfect to use them up! And you can use the finished bead snowflakes as Christmas or winter ornaments! By making different kinds of snowflakes and also by using different colors of beads and bugles , you can create a truly fabulous beaded blizzard!
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How to make magazine beads (paper beads)
Make magazine beads ! Magazine beads are a popular craft amongst children and teens but in fact they originated in Africa, where people make them for a living . Magazine ( paper ) beads are fun, easy and frugal! And also colorful and above all provide a bit of much needed upcycling. She made her magazine beads child friendly with a nice wide opening so that your children can manage the beading. ( but you can make them as neat as you like – using a toothpick as a centre. ) Watch the how to make paper beads video and create your very own magazine beads ready to bead a gorgeous eco-friendly necklace ! ( This method is similar to the base technique of quilling ! )
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DIY Terra cotta pot gingerbread man - Christmas gift
This super adorable DIY terra cotta pot gingerbread man by The Country Chic Cottage is perfect for your home this holiday season ! This lovely little flower pot gingerbread man also doubles as a candy dish so you might want to give these as gifts to those that love candy! It is super easy to make yourself with a couple of clay pots. Gather your supplies , get the tutorial at thecountrychiccottage.net and get started:
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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 miniature fairy garden in a flower pot ( garden decor )
Do you have a few empty flower pots ? Nikol & Alexandra will show you how to repurpose those boring plastic planters into magical little gardens , making for a fantastic DIY project. Commonly known as fairy gardens , these arrangements fashion any kind of containers and pots into beautiful and unique garden decor pieces. This DIY project idea invites you to use your imagination and create something unique. The process involves collecting all kinds of ( seasonal ) containers, filling them with soil, and then positioning the fragments accordingly. Remember, there's no wrong way to create a fairy garden!
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