Crafts for kids

Easy crafts for kids to make, shared by teachers and parents. Photos of real kids’ arts and crafts projects.

186 Arts & Crafts activities

Beach Memories

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 2 hours 15 mins

Create a memory piece from time at a tide pool or on the beach.

Stringing Beads

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Children develop hand-eye coordination while exploring patterns and sorting.

Sunflowers

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour 30 mins

Children will create a unique sunflower while learning about sunflowers.

Tree Bark Impressions

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 50 mins

Children make realistic impressions of bark.

Painting Rocks

Arts & Crafts by: Nancy M.

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Kids love to "paint" rocks with water and watch them change color!

I Spy Jar

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

An ever-changing array of hidden treasures, keeps toddlers anticipating and delighting in finding familiar objects of interest.

Beautiful Clay Beads

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 8 hours 30 mins

Children learn to make unique beads out of clay.

Dyed Pasta

Arts & Crafts by: Nancy M.

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 8 hours 45 mins

Create colorful "beads" out of pasta to use for necklaces or other crafts!

Mommy and Me Hand Printing

Arts & Crafts by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Make an easy "Finger Painting" with ink pads.

Halloween Photo Frame

Arts & Crafts by: Bijou

Ages: 30 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour 15 mins

Decorate a frame with ghosts, pumpkins, owls, and other symbols of Halloween.

Homemade Watercolor Paint

Arts & Crafts by: Nancy M.

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 24 hours 10 mins

Use food coloring and ingredients from your pantry to create paints with your child.

Button Ornament

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 42 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Small motor skills are practiced while creating this holiday ornament.

Matchstick Magic

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Matchsticks are a wonderful tactile craft material. This activity guides the children through design patterns.

Origami Samurai Hat

Arts & Crafts by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time:

Make a samurai hat out of newspaper.

These Are A Few of My Favorite Things!

Arts & Crafts by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour

Help your child learn about photography in making a fun and simple photo book of their favorite things.

Craft My Name

Arts & Crafts by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Introduce your child to the letters in their name with this simple craft.

Easy Origami Christmas Tree

Arts & Crafts by: OrigamiMommy

Ages: 48 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Fold a piece of square paper into a Christmas tree and decorate to celebrate the holiday season.

Stuffed Sports Ball

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Create a three-dimensional sports ball.

Golf Ball Painting

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 30 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour 30 mins

Explore different painting methods.

Lacing Cards

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Children learn the basics of lacing to increase hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills.