Crafts for Kids!

Hands-on art projects for kids.


Crafts for Kids!

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'Shrooms With a View: September is National Mushroom Month! To celebrate, make these fanciful caps you can plant in a garden, flowerpot, or even your lawn.

Simple Craft Projects for Kids

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Go Green: For this ephemeral nameplate, take a walk with a purpose, collecting such items as leaves, stems, and twigs. Back home, have your child write his name lightly in pencil on sturdy paper. Glue the natural items over the penciled lines.

Simple Craft Projects for Kids

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Tag a Bag: Clip one of these homemade tags to a backpack or lunch box, and there will never be confusion about whose is whose.

Simple Craft Projects for Kids

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Get Framed: Try this faux-stained-glass treatment for a bedroom door sign.

Simple Craft Projects for Kids

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Spellbound: Kids can personalize a room with initials decorated with yarn scraps and felt.

Simple Craft Projects for Kids

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A Parrot's Life for Me: Arrr, ye mateys! This paper-plate bird is the perfect accessory for Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19). An elastic cord keeps him from flying away.

Simple Craft Projects for Kids

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Flag It: Washi tape turns plain paper clips into fun bookmarks in a flash.

Cute Tape Crafts for Kids

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Make a Cape: These easily customized capes require no sewing and are made with a velcro closure for safety.

Craft for a Cause: Make Capes for Kids in Need

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Make a Musical Mallet: Start with a sturdy wooden dowel or chopstick, then add a head using rubber bands, duct tape, a cork, or a ball.

Simple Craft Projects for Kids

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Melody Maker: There's music hiding in your recycling bin! Tap empty glass bottles with a stick (or our homemade mallet) until you find six that produce a nice sound. Lay the bottles on a piece of thick foam rubber, leaving an inch of space between them. Trace the outline of each bottle on the foam, then use scissors to cut a furrow in the middle of each outline. Nestle the bottles in the furrows. Play them by tapping them with a mallet.

Simple Craft Projects for Kids

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Clever Collages: Give your child an imagination workout with an open-ended activity that blends drawing and cool cutouts.

Easy Paper Crafts for Your Kids

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Easy Wire Sculpture: Wire allows children to "draw" in three dimensions. The beads add color and help children follow the lines they've made.

Meet a Maker: Ana Dziengel

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Shipshape Sailboats: Our sturdy catamarans are virtually unsinkable, thanks to their pool noodle pontoons.

Spectacular Summer Craft Ideas for Kids

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Trunk Show: Dress up a tree or two for your next party with a few vibrant rolls of crepe paper.

Easy Paper Crafts for Your Kids

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Cool Shades: Match your lamp shade to your decor, for cheap, with a few rolls of crepe paper.

Easy Paper Crafts for Your Kids

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Pencil Pals: Our spiky-haired pencil topper is a welcome homework helper.

Easy Paper Crafts for Your Kids

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Have a Ball: Create 3-D textured artwork with balled-up bits of crepe paper.

Easy Paper Crafts for Your Kids

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Swish Sticks: These fluttery crepe paper wands call for a backyard parade.

Easy Paper Crafts for Your Kids

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Ace Pilot Cap and Goggles: A no-sew cap and goggles create the perfect look for would-be barnstormers.

Awesome Airplane Birthday Party

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Teach Math With Fun 3-D Shapes: Sometimes the simplest projects can demonstrate the most profound ideas. Using humble materials to build a 3-D shape, kids can begin to understand how the things around them -- from soccer balls to supermarkets -- are made of forms mathematicians call polyhedra (Greek for "many faces").

Get Smart: Fun Learning Activities

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Craft Some Parfait Bouquets: Making these carnation "sundaes" is a great activity for the kids.

Ice-Cream Social Party

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Elbowgator: This shirt bites -- but only when your child "chomps" with his arms.

Creative Ways to Update Kids' Clothes

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Unbearably Cute Tees: Turn a few iron-on patches into a sweet panda pal with the help of paper-backed fusible web.

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Playful Puppy: Wearing this adorable top turns an outfit into an "awww"-fit.

Creative Ways to Update Kids' Clothes

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An Easy-to-Sew Stuffed Pal: This project teaches kids how to make a small pillow -- and leaves them with a new best friend.

An Easy-to-Sew Stuffed Pal

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