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DIY Jumping origami frog - fun paper toy for kids
Is it an indoor play day and you are stuck for a craft idea to do with your little ones ? Welcome summer ( or spring ) with this super fun jumping origami frog by Basteln mit Papier ! This paper frog is such a fun classroom project to make! This jumping origami frog is a fun interactive summer craft for kids and a great way to encourage imaginative play. The paper frogs are easy to fold, and the kids will have a blast playing with them afterward. These paper frogs would also make a great activity for a jungle themed summer party.
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Adorable handprint flamingo - summer craft for kids
If you’re looking for a fun and quick summer craft for kids to make this summer , this flamingo handprint card by The Chirping Moms can’t be topped. The Chirping Moms' easy to follow tutorial makes this gorgeous handprint flamingo card a super easy and fun kids craft to make. This flamingo craft is perfect for kids of all ages, and it's a creative and adorable way to send out best wishes to all your friends! This adorable little flamingo card also doubles as a keepsake, which makes it a perfect gift for every special occasion.
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32 Simple & fun DIY paper toys for kids ( paper crafts for kids)
Looking for cool paper toys to keep your kids busy and creatively engaged? Then we have the perfect collection of paper crafts for kids that will be an absolute hit at home! Try these super simple paper toys created by 5 Minute Crafts and explore the versatility of paper! These paper toys are just perfect for kids of all ages. This time 5 Minute Crafts collected 32 easy to make paper toys for you and your kids: from simple no-prep crafts that take minutes to make ( and are perfect for the classroom ) , to engaging paper crafts that both you and your kids or students will fall in love with. Let the fun begin!
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6 different easy paper toys for kids (fun paper crafts for kids)
Jump-start your child's creativity with these simple crafts made from all varieties of colorful paper. These DIY paper toys by 123 Easy Paper Crafts will keep kids amused for hours and it's super easy to make! DIY toys are one of our favorite things to make with and for our kids, not only are they wonderful to play with but they are packed with design and engineering challenges for the whole family! So instead of heading to the store the next time your child asks for a new toy to play with, consider making one of your own. Plus: these paper toys are engaging activities that will put an end to excessive screen time for kids. So let’s begin with crafty fun!
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Simple cute origami cat (paper folding for kids)
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial by Hello Origami and learn how to fold a super cute origami cat ! This lovely little origami cat is just a perfect paper folding model for kids of all ages and beginners in origami, so don't hesitate: grab a few sheets of colorful paper and fold yourself an adorable purring cat ! To fold this cute origami cat you will need a 21 cm x 21 cm ( or any other size rectangular ) paper. Kids can have lots of fun folding this lovely little origami cat and drawing in its face. Simply follow Hello Origami's instructions and make your very own amigurumi cat now:
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DIY Paper aspen tree art - fall craft for kids
Have you ever had crafty inspiration when you are out enjoying nature ? We just love those gorgeous aspen trees with their bright yellow fall colored leaves. Those beautiful aspen trees inspired I Heart Crafty Things to create this paper aspen tree art project that is perfect for the fall season. The way the aspen trees pop off the blue background gives this art project some fabulous dimension. These are sure to look gorgeous hung up on display for a fall art project. Get the step-by-step tutorial at iheartcraftythings.com and let's get crafting !
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DIY Silly pumpkin face flip book ( fun fall craft for kids )
Oh, those sweet childhood memories! We just loved those flip books where you could mix different faces with different bodies and costumes to make silly characters. Did you have one of those? I Heart Crafty Things created this awesome silly pumpkin faces flip book for Halloween. This fun, silly pumpkin face flip book will grant hours of giggly good time between you and your children. Your kids will have a blast deciding which is their favorite silly pumpkin face combinations! Of course, this technique is just perfect for creating other flip books with different themes: create a silly face flip book, or a monster flip book with different creature parts.. the combinations are really endless!
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Cute paper fox bookmark - fall craft for kids
This super cute fox bookmark by Box Yourself is such a great fall craft for kids! It's super easy to make, suitable for kids of all ages and kids will be able to put them into good use! This lovely little paper fox bookmark is not just only a perfect way to mark a book at fall but it also can be used as a paper puppet or as a cute fall ( classroom ) decor! As usual, in this step-by-step video tutorial Øistein Kristiansen from Box Yourself will teach you how to make this lovely fox bookmark in no time, out of simple craft paper:
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Easy DIY (no-sew) fabric doll - fun fabric craft for kids
One of the first things we learned how to make was a no-sew fabric doll. This was exciting to us because we got to make ourselves a new toy that we could keep playing with afterward! So learning how to make a charming and traditional fabric doll could be a lot of fun. This little doll by Krokotak is just perfect for kids of all ages. Plus it's super easy to make ( no sewing required! ). Instead of relying on a pattern, this doll comes together with a few measured out pieces and a bit of simple shaping with a rubber band. Try different patterns and make different types of dolls!
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Adorable easy paper hedgehog - fun fall craft for kids (paper craft)
Ready for fall craft ideas? We certainly are and are excited to share this cute hedgehog paper craft with you all! Welcome fall with this super adorable and simple hedgehog paper craft by Easy Peasy And Fun. This lovely paper hedgehog is a cool little project that can be done with the kids in the classroom or as an after school project. This fall craft also goes wonderfully with many hedgehog books.
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Adorable pompom hedgehog - fun fall yarn craft for kids
Who loves hedgehogs ? We do! Hedgehogs aren't exactly huggable, but not this one! In this video tutorial, MesPetitsBonheurs will show you how to make this super adorable little pompom hedgehog in no time. This hedgehog 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 pompom hedgehog craft , and the finished hedgies are just perfect decorations for fall. ( You could use them as a mantelpiece or just hang them on a string and create the world's cutest fall garland with them )
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DIY Painted pumpkin mason jars - fall decor (mason jar craft)
Mason jars are not for just canning! They are also perfect as a crafting material! For example: create a cute mason jar pumpkin ! This time Sustain My Craft Habit will show you how to make a super cute pumpkin jar out of simple mason jars and wine corks in no time! Whether you will display the finished pumpkin jars in a group or scattered everywhere around your home, they will be astonishing! Get the step-by-step tutorial at sustainmycrafthabit.com, and let's get crafting !
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DIY Scarecrow ornament - fun fall craft for kids
Fall means scarecrows , and that means a fun fall craft for the kids ! There’s not a project more fun than making an adorable scarecrow ! We are excited to share Craft Klatch's scarecrow ornament with you as it’s a wonderful project to make as well as a lovely homemade fall decor. This little scarecrow ornament will make the most wonderful fall decoration in the classroom or your home.There are many ways you can go about decorating your scarecrow ornament , the possibilities are endless! This lovely scarecrow ornament will brighten up the room it will be placed in, and lift the mood on the gloomiest of days.
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Thanksgiving turkey puppet - Thanksgiving craft for kids
Looking for a rainy day activity ? Here is a super simple and fun turkey craft from The Joy Of Sharing to make with your kids. This cute puppet turkey is made by re-using an empty milk bottle cap , feathers , and a craft stick. Telling stories is a huge part of childhood, and so much more fun and easy with handmade puppets. These turkey puppets allow children to develop creativity in two ways: firstly in the making and then in the playing and storytelling. Get the tutorial and let's get crafting:
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DIY Handprint acorn lacing cards - fun fall craft for kids
This handprint acorn lacing craft by Kids Craft Room is such a fantastic activity for fall ! If you’re anything like us then you and the kids probably love collecting real acorns. This handprint acorn craft is great for a rainy autumn afternoon in after you’ve been out on an acorn hunt! We think this handprint craft for kids is just perfect because it’s a lacing craft too! Kids can make an acorn that has a lovely textured cap just like real ones and they’ll be building their fine motor skills too! Get the tutorial at kidscraftroom.com and let the fun begin!
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Paper plate owl with moving wings - fun fall craft for kids
It's time to create fun owl-themed kids crafts! We just love simple paper crafts here on Mindy and are super excited to show you this fun and easy paper plate owl craft by Kids Craft Room. Aren’t they a total hoot? These colorful paper owls are so quick to make and so cute! You can hang your finished paper plate owls as adorable fall ornaments or stick them onto homemade greeting cards. Get the step-by-step tutorial at.kidscraftroom.com and let's get crafting :
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Paper owl with handprint wings - fun fall craft for kids
We just love owl crafts here on Mindy and are super excited to show you this darling and easy paper owl craft by Easy Peasy And Fun! These colorful paper owls are so quick to make and so cute! This super easy owl craft is great for young kids, even the smallest can do this with help! You can the finished paper owls as ornaments or stick them onto homemade greeting cards. Get the step-by-step tutorial at easypeasyandfun.com and make this adorable paper owl with your kids today.
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Flying bat handprint craft - fun Halloween craft for kids
These handprint bats by Kids Craft Room are so super adorable! These paper bats are great fun as a Halloween craft for the kids, plus they make such lovely keepsakes ! Handprint crafts are always nice to do with the kids and make great keepsakes that you can enjoy over the years as we watch their little hands grow. This handprint bat craft is not just for Halloween: it can be enjoyed at any time of the year and would be a great little craft to use when learning about nocturnal animals or working on a dark nights theme.
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Egg carton helicopter - fun egg carton craft for kids
When it comes to crafting with kids, there's one magical material that always comes through: paper. Repurpose your recyclable paper egg cartons into a wonderful craft that will have your kids cracking up: create this lovely little egg carton helicopter ! Craft Train will teach you how to make this lovely little helicopter in no time, out of a simple e gg carton . Isn't it wonderful? You may need to help the kids with the small fiddly bits, but the boys ( or girls ) can help out plenty, and the kids will love playing with these fun DIY toys once you’re done! Get the step-by-step tutorial at thecrafttrain.com and let's get crafting :
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3 Simple DIY fall decor (twig pumpkin, tp roll pumpkin & leaf suncatchers)
Even though it's tempting to spend all your days outside enjoying the crisp autumn weather, make time for these adult and kid-friendly fall crafts! In this step-by-step video tutorial Megan Weller will show you how to make 3 fun crafts you can make to decorate your room for fall : the twig pumpkin ( wood stick pumpkin ) , the toilet paper roll pumpkins and the gorgeous leaf suncatchers ( or fall leaf galand ). These fun fall crafts are really easy room decor projects that you can make using things you probably already have at home! So, don't hesitate: watch the video and learn the how-tos:
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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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DIY Mummy candy bowl from a fish bowl (Halloween decor)
If you love decorating for Halloween , you're going to LOVE this DIY Halloween decoration ! This time Craftaholics Anonymous will teach you how to make this super cute and super easy DIY Halloween mummy candy bowl. This lovely DIY Halloween mummy candy bowl is a great way to decorate your home for the holiday. We love cute, simple, frugal and easy-to-make Halloween decors , and this little mummy bowl definitely fits in that category. Get the tutorial at craftaholicsanonymous.net and let's get crafting :
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DIY Fall leaf mason jar luminaries - fall home decor
If you are looking for a quick and easy fall craft to spruce up the patio, look no further! This fall leaf mason jar luminar y by Practically Functional at Craftaholics Anonymous is a pretty simple craft , but everyone will love its gorgeous glow! We love mason jar luminaries because they are super easy to make, and also very easy to customize. A fall leaf mason jar luminary is a great way to decorate for the holidays or seasons, too. You can use any stickers to create the leaf shapes, or you can simply draw the outlines with a marker and freehand paint it. DIY Mason jar luminaries make awesome mason jar lights for your porch or driveway.
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Pinecone owl ornament - fun fall craft for kids (pinecone craft)
Whoo loves owl crafts as much as we do?! This little pinecone owl by Repeat Crafter Me makes a fun fall craft that you can also use at Christmas time! Create a pinecone owl ornament using craft pinecones or ones that you have collected from your own yard. Use Repeat Crafter Me's template to cut the owl face, feet and wings from either card stock or felt and glue it onto your pinecone. This pinecone owl ornament would make a fun fall project to do with the kids either at home or in the classroom!
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DIY Yarn pumpkins - easy & quick DIY fall decor
Bring a little bit of the fall season into your home with these adorable yarn pumpkins by Repeat Crafter Me! This yarn pumpkin is such a fun little fall craft project which is great for a table centerpiece or even a fall mantle! All you need is a couple of simple craft materials to make them: transform an ordinary styrofoam ball into a colorful DIY fall decoration with yarn and glue! This one-of-a-kind yarn pumpkin craft is easy to whip up ( even the kids can create some with a little help ) , and the outcome is absolutely adorable. Get the step-by-step yarn pumpkin making tutorial at repeatcrafterme.com and let's get crafting:
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Toilet paper roll gnomes - fun fall craft for kids
We LOVE gnomes ! And only one thing is better than gnomes : gnome crafts ! Here's in one fun gnome craft from Repeat Crafter Me: a toilet paper roll gnome ! Isn't it super adorable? This toilet paper roll gnome is a quick little fall craft you can do with your kids. Use the finished toilet paper roll gnomes for imaginative play or tie a string to the hat and make them into an adorable gnome ornament ( or garland ) ! ( These toilet paper roll gnomes are also perfect as Christmas decors! ). So don't hesitate, grab those toilet paper rolls ( or paper towel rolls ) and let's get crafting:
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Dixie cup bobblehead bat - fun Halloween craft for kids
We LOVE fun and adorable Halloween crafts ! This bobblehead bat by The Pinterested Parent is an excellent Halloween craft for the kids, plus it's such an entertaining toy ! ( Make them bobble and fly! ) This bobblehead bat is also a fabulous little craft to use when learning about nocturnal animals ( or working on a dark night theme ) , and they will sure to be a huge playtime hit for your creative kids. Get the free bobblehead bat printable and step-by-step tutorial at thepinterestedparent.com and let's get started:
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Felt forest friends keychains (fox, mushroom, bird and owl) - free template
Take a look at Repeat Crafter Me's tutorial and turn felt into adorable DIY woodland decors or accessories that will last for years to come! Felt can be blended together with incredible ease to form just about any shape or form you can think of! This super fuzzy craft material works wonders when it comes to bringing some of the cutest crafts to life. What’s great is that even the kids can indulge in felt projects , giving much more productivity to the holidays. Whether it’s those adorable keychains or a lovely fall garland, or simply a lovely toy , each of these DIY felt projects come up with breathtakingly pretty end results that are not just engaging to craft , but also are wonderful choices to present to your friends and family.
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Plastic spoon bat - fun Halloween craft for kids
Halloween is around the corner, so its time for some fun bat crafts ! Spooky is fine, but who said bats can't also be cute? By following along The Joy Of Sharing's step-by-step tutorial, kids can learn how to make an adorable plastic spoon bat at school or home. Kids of all ages will love this easy and fun bat craft! You can use the finished plastic spoon bats to decorate your home or the classroom at Halloween. Get the step-by-step tutorial at thejoysharing.com and let's get crafting:
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Easy DIY 3D paper pumpkins - fall decor from paper
These little paper pumpkins by Golden Hands are so much fun to make, and it's just the perfect f all or Halloween craft you can do with your kids ( and its also perfect for sprucing up your mantel or fall table decor ) ! You can try to create some adorable paper pumpkins with different colored papers in different patterns as well. Watch Golden Hands' step by step tutorial on how to make these lovely little dimensional paper pumpkins for fall and open a paper pumpkin factory!
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Adorable clothespin scarecrow - fall craft for kids (free printable template)
Fall means scarecrows , and that means a fun fall crafts for the kids ! We couldn’t be more excited about sharing this adorable paper plate scarecrow craft of The Best Ideas For Kids with you today, because we love everything about the fall season ! Pumpkins and Halloween and scarecrows ... fall time is the best! If you are looking for a fabulous fall craft to make at home or in the classroom this scarecrow craft is just perfect. This cute little paper scarecrow with its clothespin arms and legs would be perfect hung up on a harvest themed bulletin board:
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Toilet paper roll monsters - fun Halloween craft for kids
We love toilet paper roll crafts because they are so easy to do and it’s a great way to recycle materials that you already have on hand! These Halloween toilet paper roll monsters by The Best Ides For Kids are just the cutest and they are so easy to make. This lovely monster craft is a great way to celebrate Halloween , even if you are doing this craft to pass the time on a rainy day! Get the step-by-step tutorial at thebestideasforkids.com and let's get crafting :
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