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Family Fun Crafts: 16 Craft Ideas for Kids
Summer is the perfect season to turn off the television and head outside. There are so many fun ways to enjoy the fresh air and warm weather, one of which being a picnic. Before you leave, think of a few summer crafts for kids to make. Picnic crafts for kids can come in all shapes and sizes - make everything from games to recycle crafts that you can throw in your basket.
When you think of crafts that use yarn, you probably imagine crochet hooks, knitting needles and other hazardous, pointy supplies. This makes sense - in general, we tend to picture these items when looking for crafts to do with yarn. This is all about to change though, because with Lion Brand Imagine Yarn, you can simply unroll a skein of yarn and get to work.
It seems that Halloween is as fun to prepare for as it is to celebrate. Spend some time creating homemade Halloween decorations, making homemade Halloween costumes and crafting little giveaway items for trick-or-treaters - you'll really get in the spirit of the season.
If you're short on time but need to keep the kids busy, consider creating a 60 Second Toilet Paper Pumpkin. Fall crafts for kids don't have to be expensive and in this case, you don't even have to head to the craft store. Simply gather up supplies from around your home and you'll be ready to start. Have the kids add their own embellishments to the plain pumpkin so their work really sticks out. Easy fall crafts for kids are a great way to celebrate the season. Best of all, it's an excuse to turn of the television and power down tablets and phones.
Get ready for summer with this epic collection of 94 Tie Dye Techniques and Patterns. From tee shirts to picture frames, aprons to flip flops, these tie dye projects and techniques are great for crafters of all ages, and a great way to celebrate warm weather and sunshine!
This decorative wall shelf is perfect for a kid's room or home office. It's as easy as A,B,C! Use this decorative shelf to store toys or books. You could even personalize the shelf by writing your child's name rather than ABC. This project can easily be made in bright pink and purple colors for little girls, too!
Plastic bottle cap crafts help you go green and get creative at the same time. Make an Aleene's Bottle Cap Birdie and display it on your desk or mantel. This eco-friendly project is simple enough for kids to make but still so much fun for crafters of all ages.
Make something crafty with your child today with the Artsy Postcard for Kids project! Christine and her daughter Angelique made this postcard as a way of showing their creative side. They enjoy spending time together making crafts and bonding and this free craft project can help you and your child do the same! We love the rich Plum Krylon spray paint color they used in this paper craft project.
Who says all superheroes have to look the same? Have your kid use their creativity and create a Bejeweled Superhero Mask for a brand new superhero. Use yarn, gems and other embellishments to create a one-of-a-kind accessory that's perfect for playtime.
The Butterfly Sunrise Chair Upgrade is the perfect project to make with your child or grandchild! The best part about this project is that there is no wrong way to decorate a plastic chair with Krylon spray paint. Add little motifs or stickers for extra flair and enjoy making this chair with a little one.
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