Popsicle sticks or craft sticks as they are referred to can be used in a variety of easy craft projects for kids. This tutorial shows how a Popsicle sticks coaster can be made in a few quick steps.
Category: Crafts for Kids
This newspaper basket DIY shows you how to weave a basket out of newspaper strips. A cool up-cycling project that can be done by kids too! All you need is some old newspapers, thin cardboard, scissors and glue.
So shall we begin?
Around Diwali time, kids are enthusiastic to play with colors and make something that they can proudly show everyone. This is a Diwali decor that kids (ages 7+) can make using primarily paper cups, colors and sparkle glue. Minimal adult supervision would be required. This decor piece is good as a year around doorway hanging too.
Make these cute cupcake toothpick toppers in no time using construction paper and some colors. This could be a fun halloween project for kids to do too! You can come up with different designs to suit your theme.
With just a few more days to go for Raksha Bandhan, here is another Rakhi making tutorial which is suitable for kids to make for their siblings. These are perfect for kids as they like funkier and ‘not so ornamental’ rakhi designs…
We will be using craft foam to make this Rakhi.
Craft foam can be used for multiple craft projects for kids. Here is one such craft which you could make along with your kids and they will have fun too.
There are a lot of ways and designs to make bookmarks. The ones shown here are really easy to make and you can make these with your kids – you would need craft foam and a few paper clips to get started.
Pen/pencil toppers can be made in different designs and using different materials. Construction paper and foam are more suitable as craft materials for kids. This is a simple ‘how-to’ on making pencil toppers using foam. It is also a cool craft which kids can show off to their friends at school!!
Pirate costumes are fun to make and can be easily done by kids. Here is how you can make a pirate eye patch using construction paper. This could be made for your kids’ Halloween party too.
A caterpillar could be made out of play clay by kids using a few simple steps outlined below.
The origami fortune teller is one of the origami models we would have made during our childhood days. This fortune teller has sure helped me make some ‘important’ decisions!
Here is how you could make a colorful origami fortune teller model. Now you can get to know what the future has in store for you!
Here is how you could make the traditional origami star. I’ve tried to make the tutorial self explanatory with the pictures. Have fun!
One of the useful models of origami is an origami corner bookmark which can be made in a few simple steps. Gift wrapping paper has been up-cycled and used for this bookmark.
A simple tutorial to make a witch hat for costume parties or for your kid’s on-stage adventures. These witch hats are perfect for Halloween too!
Following in the series of Christmas crafts we’ve been making, here is how kids can make a simple paper cup Christmas tree, a fun craft activity for kids to do.
Make an easy clock using paper plate and construction paper. You can use this to make learning to tell time a fun activity for your kids.
Here is how kids can make a Pilgrim Hat using construction paper for Thanksgiving. Minimal adult supervision could be required.
Here is a simple wreath making craft which kids could do for Christmas.
You can make quick and cute tipis (teepees) for thanksgiving using paper plates. An easy craft for kids to try out during the holiday season.
These headbands are easy to make and kids can make these using just construction paper and poster or water colors.
Making a pinwheel is one of the easiest crafts kids can do. All you need is a square piece of paper, a straw or pipe cleaner and a bell pin.
Doll making is a fun activity for kids and this is one of the easiest methods to make a doll.
Chinese paper lanterns can be made using the simple technique of Kirigami. These lanterns can brighten up your decoration for parties and you can make customized lanterns for Halloween in orange and black.
Paper plates and cups can be used for various craft activities for kids. This is a simple tutorial which would show you how to make a Turkey for the Thanksgiving season using paper plates and paper cup.
These cloth clips can add little color and fun to your kids rooms. You can use these to hang photos and brighten up your rooms.
Carnation flowers are simple to make and can be done well under 7 to 10 minutes using colored tissue paper or even using Cleenex. The methodology is outlined here.