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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!
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 Toilet paper roll seahorse - summer craft  for kids
Today we're sharing a simple and cute seahorse puppet made from (toilet) paper rolls. The tp roll seahorses make a fun DIY toy and will inspire imaginative play in children. There is something magical about seahorses. It’s easy to imagine these delicate creatures being friends with mermaids and they certainly have their place in myths and stories. When she decided to create a seahorse craft she read up on them and discovered a few fascinating real seahorse facts which she will also share with us! This seahorse craft uses paper rolls with a cut and fold technique, and you will need a few other basic craft supplies too. Watch the short video tutorial or read the written instructions on how to make a tp roll seahorse craft.
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DIY Zigzag paracord bracelet with Mad Max closure
This time Bored Paracord presents you a gorgeous paracord design : the zigzag paracord bracelet. In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this beautiful zigzag paracord bracelet with simple knots using nylon parachute cord ( paracord ) without plastic buckles. This paracord bracelet design is super easy to make but the outcome is so gorgeous and unique! This DIY zigzag paracord bracelet can be a great gift for your friends/family members , but of course you can create one for yourself as well. This parachute cord zigzag bracelet will look gorgeous in any color and size!
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DIY Spring pumpkin seed flower card - kid craft idea
Sometimes the simplest household items can be the greatest craft materials! This time create gorgeous crocuses with pumpkin seeds! The kids will love creating this fun spring picture, which at the end can be inserted into a frame and you can decorate your home with it at springtime. (Or you can make sweet spring gift cards with them! ) You will need to make one pumpkin seed flower artwork: pumpkin seeds, food coloring, glue and green craft foam. This spring craft project is a great way to create something nice out of simple items with the kids. (And we simply love the bulk coloring idea with food coloring! This way you can prepare the seeds easily especially if you working with smaller kids)
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Simple DIY Christmas gnome ornaments (video tutorial)
This lovely little DIY Christmas gnome ornament by Sarah Nenni-Daher is soooo cute, and so easy to make: you could whip out a bunch of them as lovely gift toppers, or as cute Christmas decors under an afternoon. Kids love to craft with fabric and felt, so this would be a fun one to do with them too. ( This craft is just perfect to upcycle those old unused clothes or socks! ) You could make a little Christmas gnome ornament out of almost every type of fabric, just a little glue, and a few clever tricks. Follow along with Sarah Nenni-Daher' step-by-step gnome ornament making tutorial, and create your very own little Scandinavian style Christmas gnome ornaments :
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DIY funny face flip book - craft idea for kids
Have you heard the “I’m bored” phrase too much already this summer ? Put together this DIY Funny Face Flip Book with your kids ! This super fun and frugal paper face flip book is simple to put together, but it will keep your kids creatively entertained for an entire afternoon. Believe us when we tell you this funny faces flip book is amazingly fun because we could hardly keep ourself away from it. Ha! It’s a great activity for the whole family to participate in and enjoy. You can use this creative flip book ide a to create other fun flip books as well: imagine a book with girls and boys ( with different head-body-leg parts ) , or monsters ! Fun isn't it? The possibilities are endless!
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10 different DIY Christmas decoration with recycling
If you love easy Christmas crafts and recycling , you will love this nice step-by-step video tutorial ! In this nice video craft tutorial you will find 10! different easy and fun Christmas/winter decor idea with upcycling : decoration from glass bottle and fleece – Santa Claus and Rudolph , Christmas ornament ball from newspaper , Rudolph flowerpot , light bulb decoration – Snowman, Xmas tree and Rudolph , Santa´s gift box from toilet paper roll , Newspaper christmas tree decoration , advent calendar from toilet paper rolls , Rudolph from wine cork , ping pong ball snowman AND Snowman and snowflake Christmas tree lights from ping pong balls!
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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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DIY popom octopus Easter egg - egg painting idea for kids
We love traditions and we LOVE painting Easter eggs! This year paint your Easter eggs with watercolor and turn them into cute octopuses . Pysselbolaget will show you how to paint and make your own super cute octopus Easter eggs . This octopus Easter egg craft is suitable for kids of all ages because it's fun, quick and super easy to make!
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Handmade cupcake EOS lip balm
In this nice video tutorial Gillian Bower will show you how to make a DIY EOS Cupcake Lip Balm! Today's video is a super fun and easy DIY, don't mention it it's all natural and good for your skin as well! ! If you're going back to school everyone will be super jealous of your new EOS lip balm ! If you love cupcakes then you definitely have to try making this. This homemade lip balm is perfect for sensitive skin as well ( just leave out the vanilla flavor ).The homemade cupcake eos lip balm can be a great gift for ( teen ) girls !
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DIY Styrofoam cup owl - fall craft for kids
Owl crafts are seriously one of our most favorite things, because who doesn't love owls ? These styrofoam cup owls by I Heart Crafty Things are adorable, simple to create and are fun for any time of the year. There are also some fun children’s books that are a great complement to this craft. Seeing these lovely little styrofoam cup owls up on our craft shelf brings an enormous smile to our face every day and we know they will do the same for you! So visit iheartcraftythings.com for the tutorial and let's get crafting:
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Sponge water bombs - fun summer kids activity
These sponge water bombs by Endlessly Inspired are better than water balloons for a number of different reasons. First, water balloons can really hurt when you get hit with them. Second, it takes forever to fill them all up, and once they pop, they’re done. With these sponge water bombs, you literally just dunk them in water, and you can use them over and over! And, you don’t end up with little tiny pieces of rubber all over your yard! The sponge water bombs are super easy to make and grants hours of fun for the kids and the whole family in every summer!
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DIY Craft stick fall bucket list - fun fall family activities
Made a fall bucket list with a bunch of fun indoor and outdoor family activities by following along Our Messy Table's step-by-step tutorial at Craftaholics Anonymous! We love in this idea the most that it's an actual bucket ! With this fall bucket list , you can just pull a random stick out each weekend, and do that activity. This is a super simple fall craft but grants hours of fun family activities and sweet memories for the whole family! We hope you will enjoy making this popsicle stick fall bucket list and enjoy the Fall season.
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Beautiful DIY origami rose - paper flower (paper folding)
Are you looking for a cheap but still beautiful and easy to make spring home decor or mother's day gif t? Try these cute origami ( paper folded ) rose ! This gorgeous but surprisingly easy origami rose consists of 6 simple modules. These origami roses /flowers can be perfect flowery gifts for any occasions ( imagine them as a mother's day or a wedding bouquet! ) You can fold the origami flowers from any type of paper ( you don't need to buy special origami paper , even a simple sheet of gift wrapping paper works well ). Despite the look this paper folding project is also suitable for kids ! Watch this step-by-step video tutorial on how to fold
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Easy DIY Easter bunny card - fun Easter craft for kids
These little bunny cards by Kids Craft Room are super cute, very easy to make, and it's just perfect for keeping little ones entertained for hours. This bunny card is a great fun craft for kids that lets them practice their fine motor skills too. The finished bunny cards make adorable wall decorations or you can share them with friends and family members! Plus, because this bunny card is such a simple and easy craft, it’s great for kids of all ages !
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DIY Paper Jack Skellington lantern - simple & quick halloween decoration
These spooky Jack Skellington lanterns by Pysselbolaget are super cool, very easy to make, and it's just perfect for keeping little ones entertained. This Jack Skellington lantern is a great fun craft for kids that lets them practice their fine motor skills and the finished Jack Skellington lanterns will make wonderful Halloween party decorations ! Plus, because this Jack Skellington lantern is such a simple and easy craft, it’s great for kids of all ages and costs almost nothing!
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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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16 Fun no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas ( fall & Halloween decor ideas )
Decorating for fall wouldn't be complete without pumpkins. Carving pumpkins , however, can be messy and dangerous. So why not skip out on the pumpkin clean-up this year and try some no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas ? If you plan to make a no-carve ( Halloween ) pumpkin this year, you’ll love these unique pumpkin painting ideas by Easy Peasy And Fun! From a roaring dinosaur pumpkin to a simple emoji pumpkin you will find lots of cute and scary ideas to make this fall! Browse through Easy Peasy And Fun's pumpkin decorating ideas and pick your favorites! No-carve pumpkin ideas are great for completing with the kids to make decorating for Halloween a fun-filled family activity.
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DIY wavy paper Christmas trees- easy kids craft
Are you looking for a super easy Christmas craft that can be easily done by even the smallest crafty hands? Try this cute and unique wavy paper Christmas tree!  This green paper christmas tree can be a perfect group project in the school/kindergarten for the kids, or you can make gorgeous gift cards/tags or even Christmas tree ornamenst with them! You can use any leftover wrapping papers, construcuion papers or origami papers to make these cute wavy paper Christmas trees, it will look nice in any form!
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Toilet paper roll angels
This angel is super-simple and you get to upcycle an empty toilet roll in the process (or a paper towel roll cut in half), so that makes it even better! Toilet roll angels are a classic Christmas craft, you may well have made one before with your kids or when you were a kid yourself. Her version uses paper doilies for the wings, but if you don’t have those you can just cut them out of paper or card stock – anything goes really and there are no rules.
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Spooky bat chalk pastel art  for kids - Halloween craft
A spooky Halloween sky and flying bats come together to make this awesomely spooky Halloween art project by Projects With Kids ! This bat chalk pastel art is so fun and easy and great for kids of all ages! The bright chalk pastels on black paper make the whole image look like it’s glowing. Kids will learn a simple chalk pastel technique that gives wow results every time. Plus they can experiment with blending different colors together to create the Halloween sky which is also super fun! Get the step-by-step art tutorial and create one now:
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Easy Rudolph reindeer accordion craft for kids
We love reindeer crafts ! Today Kids Craft Room shares with us an adorable printable accordion paper reindeer craft that the kids can actually play with too. This homemade paper reindeer toy has a simple but cleverly folded body that makes it nice and strong and allows it to stand up and be walked along by little hands. The accordion folds also work a bit like a spring so the paper reindeer can be made to boing and bounce up and down on their bottoms. Seriously so much fun and cuteness! Get the free printable template and full instructions at Kids Craft Room:
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DIY Troll painted rocks - fun craft for kids
Ah the Trolls! The singing, the dancing, the bright colors and ALL THE HAPPY! If you're also in love with Trolls you will love this fun, easy  and quick kids' craft idea! In this nice craft blog you will find a nice step-by-step tutorial on how to make these super adorable and fun rock trolls with a few simple and inexpensive craft materials! All you need is to create your own adorable rock trolls with the kids: a few nice pebbles, feathers (or leftover yarn pieces),felt and a little acrylic paint. That's it! These super adorable rock trolls can be great decors in your garden or in the kids' rooms.
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DIY Thumbprint butterfly mugs
We love Mother’s Day crafts that are keepsakes Mom or Grandma will treasure and be able to enjoy on a daily basis. These thumbprint butterfly mugs by thebestideasforkids.com are the perfect gift for your little one to create! They are such a sweet keepsake and thumbprints easily make the cutest little butterflies you’ve ever seen! You won’t believe how easy this mug painting tutorial is and it makes a great DIY gift.
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DIY Wine cork pumpkin - easy fall decor
Wondering what to do with all those spare corks you have hanging around? Make this lovely little DIY wine cork pumpkin by Love Our Real Life to celebrate fall! You'll only need about 30 minutes, a few supplies and the result is an adorable table decoration you can enjoy year after year. This fall craft is super easy to make, and you can re-purpose a bunch of old wine corks with it, which is also very nice! You can paint the wine cork pumpkins orange or leave them in their natural wine-ish color, this autumn decor will look good in size and shade!
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DIY Colorful pumpkin seed tree - fall craft for kids
Dzieciakiwdomu grabbed some paper and glue, along with a bowl full of dyed pumpkin seeds and created this gorgeous and oh-so-simple fall pumpkin seed tree ! It’s a perfect time to celebrate autumn with a pretty and fun fall craft ! This all pumpkin seed tree is vibrant and gorgeous just like real trees . This fall pumpkin seed craft is crazy simple to throw together for an afternoon craft. Visit this step-by-step picture on how to make these pretty fall pumpkin seed trees in no time! Spice up your autumn home decor or the classroom 's decor with the kids , they will surely enjoy creating these colorful pumpkin seed trees !
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DIY Chick Easter eggs - fun egg painting idea
Are you looking for a not-so-traditional Easter egg painting idea? Spice up this year's Easter with this super funny (last-minute) chick Easter egg craft! This is definitely something you can whip together on the Saturday before Easter. It's not just a super fun Easter party or home decor but also can be a perfect Easter gift for you friends / family members. Well, it's not really a traditional Easter egg painting technique but it's very funny, so absolutely worth a try! You can use any type of acrylic paint to paint the chick egg's and instead of construction paper you can simply use markers to create the beak and eyes. Attach a little feather to the chick Easter egg's  top for a more funnier look!
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Ladybug rocks - painted rocks craft for kids
Are you looking for a fun and easy kids craft idea which involves natural ingredients ? The kids collected a few nice rocks and you would like to turn them something fun? Try this quick and super easy kids craft idea , and turn the stones into adorable ladybugs ! These stone ladybugs are perfect garden or patio decors or you can use hem as fun parts of a game ( you can make a tic tac toe or a domino from them ). You can paint the rock ladybugs to any color that you wish, they will be perfect!
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Gorgeous DIY paper sunflower - simple fun paper flower craft
Sunflower arts and crafts are fun! Is there a happier flower than the sunflower ?We don't think so. We really love all kinds of paper flowers and this fun sunflower craft project by The Inspiration Edit is no exception. Nothing says summer or fall like beautiful fields of sunflowers. Their golden smiles and mysterious eyes make these flowers so captivating. With only a few basic supplies you can create your own beautiful paper sunflowers in no time. Get the free template and step-by-step tutorial at.theinspirationedit.com and let's get crafting:
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How to make DIY Slime stress balls (video tutorial)
Feeling a little stressed out lately? Not to worry: we've got you covered. Meet your new best friend, mr. squishy stress ball! Make Oobleck Slime from simple cornflour or cornstarch , and use marble balloons to make really cool stress balls. Perfect if you're stressed at work or school! Stress balls are easy to make from easily available materials. All you need is a few balloons and the right material to put in them. watch this easy-peasy demonstration video and create your own slime filled stress balls!
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DIY Playing card Valentine's wreath ( Valentine's door hanger )
Decks of cards that are missing cards ? Transform them into a beautiful and unique Valentine's wreath ! This gorgeous Valentine’s Day wreath by Refresh Living couldn’t be any easier to make, and you might have all the supplies you need already at home to put it together! This playing card wreath could be the perfect use for any decks of cards that are missing cards. Plus this card wreath is super easy to make, so it can be perfect Valentine's day craft for kids of all ages! Grab the cards and let's get crafting:
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