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17 Homemade Suncatchers to Make

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Updated August 19, 2020
Homemade Suncatchers to Make

When spring finally arrives, that means we can dive headfirst into our favorite spring crafts for kids: homemade suncatchers! Making decorative crafts like these is the perfect way to add a little cheer to your home, and we guarantee that kids will love these colorful crafts.

There are tons of ways you can make your own suncatchers, depending on the craft supplies you have at hand. With these kids’ craft projects, you can learn how to make suncatchers out of just about anything, from paper to pony beads and so much more. Homemade suncatchers also make great homemade gift ideas for any member of your family, too! After all, who doesn’t enjoy a little pop of color in their day? These home decor craft ideas are sure to delight your entire family. Make an array of these homemade suncatchers now, and enjoy them through spring and summer!

Melted Bead Projects

Beads aren’t just for making jewelry. These plastic bead suncatchers are tons of fun to make, and they’re essentially effortless. All you have to do is pick your favorite homemade suncatcher from the list below, grab beads in all your favorite colors, and get crafting!

Melted Bead Suncatcher Craft for Kids

This Melted Bead Suncatcher Craft for Kids will have beautiful rays of sparkling colored light bursting through your windows. If you are looking for some easy crafts for kids, a plastic bead suncatcher is a great idea!

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Melted Bead Suncatcher Craft for Kids

Rainbow Spiral Melted Bead Suncatcher

A great way to bring the sunshine indoors is with a cool suncatcher. You can try this fun Rainbow Spiral Melted Bead Suncatcher for a great summer craft for kids.

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Rainbow Spiral Melted Bead Suncatcher

Happy Heart Melted Bead Suncatcher

You can try all three variations and make tons of heart-shaped plastic bead suncatchers for all of your loved ones.

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Happy Heart Melted Bead Suncatcher

Beautiful Bead Suncatcher

Let the sun shine in this morning! This Beautiful Bead Suncatcher is a great DIY craft for kids that will definitely brighten up your home.

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Beautiful Bead Suncatcher

Pizza Pan Suncatcher

Love pizza? You'll LOVE this sun catcher! It is definitely a craft that will catch the eyes. This beautiful and colorful DIY suncatcher is one you'll want to make instantly. 

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Pizza Pan Suncatcher

Recycled Crafts

When spring arrives, skip the trip to the store and start planning for sunshine by making these thrifty homemade suncatchers! With these recycled crafts, you can get the dazzling homemade decorations you’re looking for without spending a cent. Who knew crafts with household items could be so beautiful?

Bejeweled Jug Suncatchers

Looking for a fun way to use a few beautiful plastic jewels? Try this Bejeweled Jug Suncatcher. Quickly hang these up with a cute ribbon and you'll have an adorable mini DIY suncatcher.

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Bejeweled Jug Suncatchers

Sunny Day Hot Air Balloons

Looking for a thrifty recycled craft that's guaranteed to make you smile? Sunny Day Hot Air Balloons are perfect for you.

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Sunny Day Hot Air Balloons

Melted Crayon Art Ideas

Crayons are a go-to material when it comes to crafting with kids, so why not turn a tried-and-true favorite into a completely original art project idea? Melted crayon art ideas that double as DIY home decor are simply brilliant, and they’re fun for kids to make.

Little Hands Butterfly Suncatcher

You will love how cute these Little Hands Butterfly Suncatchers turn out! This is a great kids' craft idea for the little ones in your life. 

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Little Hands Butterfly Suncatcher

Melting Colors Suncatcher

Each one you make will not be the same! These unique homemade suncatchers are definitely one to bookmark for the future. Not only are they beautiful, but they are a ton of fun to make at home too!

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Melting Colors Suncatcher

Paper Crafts for Kids

Did you know that you can transform tissue paper crafts into stunning homemade decorations for your windows? Suncatchers are the perfect paper crafts for kids to make to celebrate sunny weather, and they’re perfect for toddlers and preschoolers to try since they are no tricky techniques involved.

Majestic Butterfly Suncatcher

Homemade suncatchers are fabulous activities to do with kids when you want to brighten up your windows with summertime decorations. This Majestic Butterfly Suncatcher will look gorgeous in your window when the flowers that your kids have picked show against the sunlight.

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Majestic Butterfly Suncatcher

Butterfly Suncatchers

Let the light shine in through these lovely Butterfly Suncatchers. Paper crafts for kids like these wonderful decorative crafts make stunning classroom decorations and gifts for family members.

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Butterfly Suncatchers

Stained Glass Paper Stars

Stained Glass Paper Stars are just as colorful as stained glass, but you can easily remove them from your window whenever you want.

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Stained Glass Paper Stars

Million Dollar Suncatcher

The Million Dollar Suncatcher looks absolutely stunning, but it can be produced by a child in preschool. Projects for children should be easy to complete and look impossible to create, and this craft for children does just that.

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Million Dollar Suncatcher

Touching Tissue Paper Hearts

You won't be shattering any hearts this Valentine's Day because the Touching Tissue Paper Hearts aren't real stained glass, though they look convincing.

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Touching Tissue Paper Hearts

Other Homemade Suncatchers

Still need more home decor ideas? We’re a little obsessed with stained glass crafts, so these homemade suncatchers are a few of our favorites. Learn how to make suncatchers that will amaze everyone with these easy home decor crafts.

Glass Gem Suncatchers

With this art project idea, you can learn how to make suncatchers the easy way. Glass Gem Suncatchers are totally effortless, but the end result is simply stunning.

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Glass Gem Suncatchers

Stained Glass Suncatcher Cling

Make this Stained Glass Suncatcher Cling with your children. Your older child can even complete the first step by himself or herself.

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Stained Glass Suncatcher Cling

Stained Glass Magnolia Flowers

These beautiful paper crafts for kids make great gifts kids can make for mom, no matter how old they are.

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Stained Glass Magnolia Flowers

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