Looking for free kid crafts? Look no further! This page has been put together as an easy place to come to and find all the easy crafts for kids. Many of these free kid crafts can also be found under the appropriate holiday pages.
There are so many benefits for doing crafts with your children. It really helps bloom their creativity and artistic side, which is important for development. This is why elementary schools are sure to incorporate art in the children's school day. I think you will really find that your children will love doing crafts, and it is so better than having them in front of the television or playing on the computer.
Wooden Snowflake - Here's an easy winter craft project for a preschooler. This cute snowflake is made out of popsicle sticks, glue, and fake snow.
Conversation Heart Frames - Those cute heart candies with the saying on them are used to make a cute photo frame.
Handprint Valentines - This is a wonderful Valentine for a child to make. The child's handprints are used to make a heart.
Painted Shirts for Valentine's Day - Learn how to decorate a t-shirt using thumbprints!
Thumbprint Heart Bookmark - Another cute Valentine's day craft for kids. The child's thumbprints are used to decorate a paper bookmark.
Paper Plate Leprechaun - Here's one of many more free kid crafts listed. This is a cute and easy craft for kids. A paper plate is turned into a leprechaun face.
Embroidery Floss Easter Eggs - These eggs are made by wrapping embroidery floss or string around small balloons with glue, and then popping the balloon.
Handprint Sheep - This is an easy craft for a preschooler or young child. The child's hand print is used to make the sheep, and cotton balls are used to decorate it.
Styrofoam Egg Bunny - Here's one of many more free kid crafts listed. This cute bunny craft is made from a Styrofoam egg and some pieces of felt.
Coffee Filter Butterfly - This is a fun spring craft for kids. A coffee filter is dyed with colored water and held together with a clothespin to make a colorful butterfly.
Carton Flower Bouquet - A nice children's craft made by
recycling an egg carton to make a flower bouquet.
Tissue Daffodils - Cute daffodils that are made with tissue paper and a straw. This is a great craft for kids.
Mother's Photo Necklace - This tutorial shows you how to add a child's photo to a wooden bead, and then form it into a necklace.
Paper Flower Bouquet - A beautiful and easy kids craft to give away to Mom.
Photo Magnets - This is an easy craft Mother's Day craft, where little clear stones are painted with a photo.
Football Coin Holder - A homemade gift for Dad he will love. Clay is used to form a football shape to hold spare coins.
Pencil Cup Holder - Here's one of many more free kid crafts listed. Recycle some old toilet paper tubes to create the perfect desk accessory for Dad.
Duct Tape Wallet -
Paper Graduation Cap - This small graduation cap is made out of paper with a few simple folding techniques.
Casts - Your children will love making sand casts of their
hands and feet out of Plaster of Paris. This craft can be
done at the beach, or in their own sand box!
Sandcastle Craft - This is a cute summer craft for kids. Paper towel tubes are recycled and used to make a sandcastle. The tubes are then rolled in glue and covered with sand.
Patriotic Crafts For Kids
Autumn Leaf Wreath - Fall leaves are collected outside, and glued to a paper plate wreath. This is an easy craft for kids or senior citizens, and it makes a beautiful door hanging.
Handprint Tree - Another fall craft for kids. The children's handprints are cut out from colored paper and form the leaves of a tree. This looks great in a teacher's classroom as a fall decoration.
Paper Strip Pumpkin - This is a nice Fall craft for children. Paper strips are attached in the center and at the tips, then spread out to create a pumpkin.
Fabric Stiffened Ghost - Fabric is coated with starch and a ghost shape is formed. When it is dry, the fabric is stiff and nothing is underneath holding it up. Ghostly!
Halloween Art Project - Here's one of many more free kid crafts listed. Red, orange, and yellow paint creates a sunset background, while black objects are painted on the foreground.
Q-tip Skeleton - A great Halloween project for kids. Q-tips are glued to paper to create a skeleton.
Craft - A foam ball is painted and pipe cleaners are used to
make the legs. Cute Halloween decoration!
Spooky Ghost Necklace - White glue and paper clips are all that is needed to make these spooky ghosts.
Bubble Wrap Indian Corn - Bubble wrap wrapped around an empty paper towel tube makes these corn cobs. Children love painting the bubble wrap kernels!
Indian Headband Napkin Rings - Empty paper towel tubes are used to create this cute napkin rings.
Paper Bag Turkey - A paper lunch bag is folded and painted to create a turkey.
Paper Plate Cornucopia - An easy craft for kids. Children make a cornucopia out of paper plate, then glue in pictures of foods they find in a magazine. Great school project!
Pine Cone Turkey - A classic craft, but this one has a few extra additions for the eyes, beak, and gizzard.
Thankful Turkey Craft - This cute turkey has a word written on each feather, to help children think about all the things they are thankful for.
Thanksgiving Place Mat - Foamie sheets are used to weave a placemat. Kids will love doing this craft, and the foam sheets can be wiped clean with a damp cloth.
Angel Craft - A pretty angel is made using paper and yarn. A great holiday craft for kids.
Candy Cane Reindeer - Here's one of many more free kid crafts listed. Learn how easy it is to turn a candy cane into a reindeer.
Clothespin Reindeer - This cute reindeer is made using clothespins and craft sticks.
Fingerprint Gift Tags - Instructions on how to make various Christmas designs (wreath, Christmas tree, poinsettia, and holly) using your fingerprints!
Jesus Fish Ornament - White glue is used to fill in a Jesus Fish design created by a pipe cleaner. The glue is decorated with glitter and allowed to dry clear.
Jingle Bell Snowman - A cute snowman is made out of a jingle bell, a wooden bead, and pipe cleaners.
Preschool Ornament Craft - Three craft sticks form a triangle to look like a Christmas tree. The kids will have fun decorating these!
Ornament - This is an easy preschool craft. The
reindeer is made by forming a triangle with three wooden craft sticks.
Sled Ornament - Here's one of many more free kid crafts listed. Wooden craft sticks are glued together to create this cute sled.
New Year's Eve Party Hat - This cute hat is in the shape of the current year and a printable pattern is included.
Noisemaker Craft - Kids will love making this noisemaker using two plastic disposable tumbler glasses.
Baby Jesus Ornament - This adorable ornament is made out of some pieces of felt and a wooden doll bead. It is a very easy ornament to make.Bunny in an Easter Basket - This is a cute kids craft, using a milk jug as a basket. A coloring page of a bunny is used as part of the decoration, and it makes a cute centerpiece.
Noodle Flowers - Wendy shows us how to use uncooked pasta noodles to create a Springtime work of art.Party Decoration Idea - Sylvie explains how to make an all-occasion craft to decorate any party table.
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