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385 Easy Crafts for Kids

By: Melissa Conner, Editor of

Whether it's summer vacation, winter break, or a snowy or rainy weekend afternoon, these 385 Easy Crafts for Kids are great for keeping your little ones occupied and entertained.  Filled with great family activities that everyone can do, these easy kids crafts are perfect for children of all ages. 

Teachers and baby sitters can also use these easy kids crafts to keep kids busy and learning throughout their downtime.  There are great suggestions for recycled crafts, projects kids can do for all the major holidays, and even some religious craft ideas that are great for teaching kids Biblical stories and themes. 

So if you're looking for fun kids activities for the whole family, look no further than 385 Easy Crafts for Kids!

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Easy Crafts for Kids Table of Contents

Valentine Craft Ideas for Kids

The Best Valentine Projects for Kids

Spring Crafts for Kids

Sunday School Crafts

Thrifty Easy Crafts for Kids

Green Crafts for Children NEW!

Recycled Crafts for Kids

Kids Outdoor Activity Ideas

Kids Crafts for Father's Day

Summer Crafts Kids Will Love

Family Fun Crafts

Summer Crafts for Kids

Back to School Crafts

Homemade Halloween Costumes

Halloween Crafts for Kids

Thanksgiving Crafts for Children

Kids Christmas Crafts

Easy Homemade Ornaments

Santa's Guide to Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids

Easy Crafts for Kids

Crafts for Kids of All Ages


21 Valentine Craft Ideas for Kids

If you're looking for some easy Valentine's crafts for kids, look no further than this collection of Valentine craft ideas.  Perfect for kids of all ages, these simple and fun Valentine projects are a great way to show parents, grandparents, teachers, and friends how much you care.  These are also great for passing out to classmates as a little Valentine treat!  Click here to see all 21 Valentine Craft Ideas for Kids.


The 16 Best Valentine Projects for Kids

I'm a Sucker for You ValentineThese Valentine craft ideas for kids are great for gift giving and passing out to friends and neighbors.  For educators, these Valentine crafts for kids also make wonderful classroom activities for arts and crafts time.  These projects use inexpensive materials and are fun for families to do together.  Click here to see all 16 Best Valentine Projects for Kids.


26 Spring Crafts for Kids

eco friendly plastic flowersGet in the spirit of spring with these spring craft ideas for kids.  Filled with great ideas on how to decorate clay pots, how to make handmade flowers, and even simple suggestions for easy Easter crafts, these spring projects will have kids ready for warm weather in no time.  Click here to see all 26 Spring Crafts for Kids.


17 Sunday School Crafts

The great thing about these religious crafts for kids is that they can be altered to suit any religion, faith, or custom.  But one thing's for sure, kids of all religions and beliefs will love getting crafty with these fun projects!  Perfect for private school, after school activites, boy and girl scout troups, and religious classes, these easy craft projects will be well-loved by kids of all ages.  Click here to see all 17 Sunday School Crafts.


24 Thrifty Easy Crafts for Kids

dough hand frameRemember the hours of fun and adventure you had with a cardboard box "castle" or pillow fort? Having fun as a kid is about imagination and creativity, and these easy crafts for kids are great for sparking imagination. No matter what your budget, you can find easy crafts for kids with this collection of thrifty projects using pizza boxes, plastic bags, cans and more.  Click here to see all 24 Thrifty Easy Crafts for Kids.


15 Green Crafts for Children

Whether it's raining, snowing, or just a few days off from school, these 15 Green Crafts for Children will help keep kids occupied and entertained for hours.  From paper plates to pizza box art, these projects use everyday items to inspire creativity from kids of all ages.  Great for kids to do with their families or on their own, these thrifty and fun projects not only fun to make, but are a great way to teach kids about the importance of reduction, reusing, and recycling.  Click here to see all 15 Green Crafts for Children.


20 Recycled Crafts for Kids

recycled crafts for kidsWith long summer afternoons inviting the kids to mischief, recycle crafts for kids can be a valuable tool of entertainment and distraction. These recycle crafts for kids are low to no cost, using materials from around the house like oatmeal containers and soda cans. Best of all, recycle crafts for kids teach a lesson about the importance of recycling and being aware of our impact on the environment.  Get the whole family involved in making these recycle crafts for kids and you might even reduce your household waste.  Click here to see all 20 Recycled Crafts for Kids.


16 Kids Outdoor Activity Ideas

Encourage family outdoor activities with these 16 Kids Outdoor Activity Ideas.  From fun garden crafts to decorative outdoor winter ornaments, these outdoor kids crafts are sure to have kids wanting to play outside once again!  With some basic supplies and a little creativity, these kids outdoor activity ideas will help you motivate those kids to put down their game systems and ensure that you will all have some good ol' outdoor family fun!  Click here to see all 16 Kids Outdoor Activity Ideas.


20 Kids Crafts for Father's Day

camo shirt and apronFather's Day is a way to let your dad know that you care about him. Don't just buy another gift at the store, make him a kids craft for Father's Day. Your unique Father's Day present ideas will stand out and mean more because it came from YOU! If you are not sure what to make, the Editors of FaveCrafts have put together some great kids crafts for Father's Day. These range from cards to sports and items he can take with him to the office.  Click here to see all 20 Kids Crafts for Father's Day.


9 Summer Crafts Kids Will Love

colorful sun catchersLooking for some family fun crafts to keep kids entertained this summer?  Well with these 9 Summer Craft Ideas, kids will learn to create and have fun both indoors and out!  These homemade crafts for boys and girls are perfect for celebrating nature and learning all about our beautiful planet.  There are fun arts and craft ideas for preschoolers, toddlers, and older kids, too.  Click here to see all 9 Summer Crafts Kids Will Love.


16 Family Fun Crafts

learning clockOne of the best things about crafting with kids is that you can spend quality time with them while also instilling a love of creativity that will last throughout their lifetime. And at the end, you have a handmade object to cherish! This collection of projects is a great way to get a jump start on crafting with your kids.  Click here to see all 16 Family Fun Crafts.


22 Summer Crafts for Kids

friendly penguinKeep the kids entertained while they are out of school with the Summer Crafts for Kids collection.  Camp counselors, scout leaders, babysitters and parents will find great crafts for groups. Choose from 22 different craft projects for kids, including wearables, paper crafts and homemade toys. This is an awesome resource for crafting with kids.  Click here to see all 22 Summer Crafts for Kids.


24 Back to School Crafts

back to school pinShow off school spirit, make your own school supplies, and get organized with memo boards and magnets with these awesome back to school craft ideas.  Whether you're heading off to high school, college, or your little one is getting ready for kindergarten, these back to school craft ideas are sure to get kids pumped and ready to head back to the classroom.  Click here to see all 24 Back to School Crafts.


19 Homemade Halloween Costumes

homemade halloween costumesWhy spend money buying poorly made costumes when you can make your own for free?  These easy Halloween costumes for kids are cheap and quick to make, and best of all, they're comfortable to wear.  Use your imagination to create one of a kind costumes for the whole family this year.  Click here to see all 19 Homemade Halloween Costumes.


26 Halloween Crafts for Kids

mummy bottlesPeruse this collection of Halloween craft ideas for kids, including no-carve pumpkins crafts, Halloween crafts for preschoolers and more. These Halloween crafts for kids are great for the classroom or after-school activities, and can also be a fun idea for a Halloween party. Kids can help create these crafts before Halloween for decorating or Halloween gift exchanges.  Click here to see all 26 Halloween Crafts for Kids.


11 Thanksgiving Crafts for Children

paper bag turkeyThis list of 11 Thanksgiving crafts for children is full of easy to make projects that will look great in your home.  From cute place settings to fun edible popcorn turkeys that will make the kids table the new hip place to be, these kid friendly Thanksgiving crafts are great for decorating all season long.  Click here to see all 11 Thanksgiving Crafts for Children.


15 Kids Christmas Crafts

felt christmas treeHelp your kids get into the Christmas spirit with these easy Christmas crafts to make for friends and loved ones.  Perfect for family craft time, these kid friendly craft projects are a great way to get your kids active in arts and crafts projects.  These crafts make wonderful gifts for grandparents and are great for kids to make as a way to help you decorate for the holiday season.  Click here to see all 15 Kids Christmas Crafts.


11 Easy Homemade Ornaments

reindeer ornamentThis holiday season, have the kids help you decorate for Christmas with these easy and fun homemade ornaments for kids!  Kids of all ages look forward to Christmas every day of the year! Help get them ready for their favorite holiday season with these 11 Easy Homemade Christmas Ornaments for Kids!  Click here to see all 11 Easy Homemade Ornaments.


Santa's Guide to 24 Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids

sparkle stockingsFun Christmas crafts make happy kids, and less clean-up makes happy moms. We know you're busy this holiday season, so make time for your kids without stressing out about planning a hectic craft time. Check out our collection of kid-friendly Christmas crafts that are easy to make and require a simple set of materials.  Click here to see Santa's Guide to 24 Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids.


20 Easy Crafts for Kids

kids craftsWhy go out and spend money on clothes, blankets, and toys for kids when you can easily make all of them yourself?  Save money and make something you kids will really enjoy with these easy clothing patterns, blanket tutorials, and handmade toy ideas.  Kids of all ages are sure to love them!  Click here to see all 20 Easy Crafts for Kids.


13 Crafts for Kids of All Ages

Kids are always looking for new ways to decorate their bedroom, and now they can!  With these easy budget-friendly bedroom decoration ideas and projects, kids can have a place that's totally them without you having to foot the bill.  From clever wall decorations to fun toys that kids can make on their own, these DIY projects are easy and stress free for everyone!  Click here to see all 13 Crafts for Kids of All Ages.








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