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Crafts for Kids!

Hands-on art projects for kids.


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Crafts for Kids!

Crafts for Kids!

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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.

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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Sew a Sleeping Bag for Stuffed Animals: Stitch up the perfect haven for a favorite stuffed animal. If your kids have outgrown their flannel pj's, this is a great way to upcycle them!

Sew a Sleeping Bag for Stuffed Animals

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Sew a Simple T-shirt Dress: A few lines of stitching turn a grown-up's tee into a cool and comfy dress or shirt. For extra style, add a stenciled monogram.

Cute Key Rings Kids Can Make: Design your own shapes for these fobs or trace our templates inspired by Japanese kawaii ("cute") style.

Adorable Projects for Beginner Sewers

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Make a Travel Tic-Tac-Toe Game: This portable game mat is dressed up with button playing pieces (taking an expedition to choose them can be part of the fun). If you like, make a little bag for them, using a felt circle and a thread or ribbon tie.

Make a Travel Tic-Tac-Toe Game

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Jiggling Jellyfish: The perfect summer decor? Homemade sea creatures that flutter in the breeze.

Spectacular Summer Craft Ideas for Kids

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Happy Head Gear: Make safety fun with stick-on (and peel-off) mohawk and cat helmet decorations.

Spectacular Summer Craft Ideas for Kids

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Fab Crabs: Turn beachcombed finds into shoreline critters that'll help keep vacation memories alive.

Spectacular Summer Craft Ideas for Kids

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Party Pillow: Have sweet dreams snoozing on a custom keepsake. First, create stamps by pressing adhesive craft-foam shapes (handmade or store-bought) onto wood blocks. After applying a thin coat of paint with a foam brush to the stamps, use them to decorate prewashed pillowcases (slip some cardboard inside to prevent bleed-through).

Super Sleepovers: Crafts, Food, and Activities

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Candy Crush: For some edible glamour, string necklaces using a mix of jewel-like soft candies. Click here for some good picks.

Super Sleepovers: Crafts, Food, and Activities

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Pool Painting: This activity lets you turn the kiddie pool into an impromptu art lab. Kids can experiment by working with balls of different sizes, textures, and heft, from golf to playground.

Amazing Outdoor Art Projects

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Mega Collage: After the kids make this kaleidoscope of colors, hang it in your home as a reminder of the lazy, creative days of summer.

Amazing Outdoor Art Projects

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Drip Pots: Filled with flowering plants, these colorful pots make charming gifts for friends and family. Plus, the process is simply mesmerizing.

Amazing Outdoor Art Projects

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Spatula Splatterfest: For pure tactile fun, this project can't be beat. Just hand over the spatulas and watch your children wait, spring-loaded, to smack the paint-soaked sponges.

Amazing Outdoor Art Projects

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Icy Art: This is one cool activity. As the ice melts, the paint drips away, leaving a fresh blank canvas.

Amazing Outdoor Art Projects

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Mini Masterworks: Find some images of famous paintings (check the local library for coffee-table art books), then invite kids to try making artwork in the style of their favorites, using acrylic paint and tiny canvases. Let the paintings dry, then display them on mini easels. (Canvases and easels are sold at craft stores.)

A Birthday Party Fit for an Artist

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Mixed-media Monograms: For a letter-perfect collage project, brush a base color of acrylic paint onto a chipboard initial, then use tacky glue to attach sequins, tissue paper scraps, pom-poms, feathers, and more.

A Birthday Party Fit for an Artist

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Stand-up Dinosaur Toys: Show four-legged dinosaurs who's boss with this cleverly designed bipedal model.

Homemade Toys and Games

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Goofy Grins: Smiles can be infectious, especially when you have a collection of silly mouth masks to share.

Simple Craft Projects for Kids

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Canned Hams: Conquer clutter with a clan of charming monster containers guaranteed to make you laugh.

Simple Craft Projects for Kids

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Feeling Koi: Some would say that every day is children's day, but in Japan, kids get an official Children's Day. On May 5, they fly wind socks that resemble carp, symbols of strength and bravery, to bring good fortune.

Simple Craft Projects for Kids

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