Easy arts and crafts ideas for senior citizens & kids

My grandkids and I love to do crafts but being in the Sandwich Generation, my time and energy is often limited, so EASY is my favorite word for arts and crafts. Many of these also make great and easy arts and crafts ideas for senior citizens who are getting older, still love to create but don't have as much energy as in the past.

Easy arts and crafts ideas for senior citizens & kids

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A variety of snowflake ideas - including some that are easy arts and crafts ideas for senior citizens as well as their grandkids

30 Ideas & Ways to Make a Snowflake - hands on : as we grow

  • Samantha Cooke
    Samantha Cooke

    Cool snowflakes. Here is another senior and kid's favorite activity called the TickleMe Plant Greenhouse with paint set. Seniors and their grandkids paint the flower pots and greenhouse and grow a TickleMe Plant that will move when tickled. They love it...found it online and Amazon.

For our beloved elderly with Alzheimer's there are some cute puzzles and activities available for them to enjoy - here are some

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150 crafts and activities for the elderly seniors in your life - by a senior volunteer

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  • Dawn Westerbuhr
    Dawn Westerbuhr

    who me????

  • Linda Morris
    Linda Morris

    I have a care home and I'm looking for craft ideas

  • Christopher Kirkland
    Christopher Kirkland

    I'd also recommend seniorcraftbox.com: they will ship projects right to your assisted living or other senior care facility!

201 fun and easy activities and crafts for seniors

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Valentine Crafts Easy Valentine Crafts for Kids

Easy Valentine Crafts for Kids - GrandparentsPlus.com


Snow Crafts and Activities

Snow Crafts and Activities for Kids - Coffee Cups and Crayons


Diy Denim Lace Flower Head Pin

DIY MONSTER: Diy Denim Lace Flower Head Pin


Patriotic Activities for President’s Day from The Preschool Toolbox

Preschool Patriotic Activities for President's Day! • The Preschool Toolbox Blog


Got some grandkids who will LOVE this - Vintage Fire Engine Firemen CUT OUT Paper Dolls Page 1964 Uncut Plus Chief'S CAR | eBay

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Handmade crafts and tree ornaments even after Christmas are fun for grandparents and grandchildren in my Sandwich Generation family

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Free Vintage Printable Hearts - my granddaughters will live these!

Free Vintage Printable Hearts | Free Pretty Things For You

  • Julie Wise
    Julie Wise


Valentine’s Day Felt Heart Wreath Tutorial - EverythingEtsy.com

Valentine’s Day Felt Heart Wreath Tutorial - EverythingEtsy.com


Lego scarf free Ravelry download #crochet

Ravelry: Lego block scarf pattern by Samantha Marsalla


Decorate Your House with New Year Crafts - Wall Christmas Tree

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DIY: Altered children's book now holds family recipes :) Great way to use those much-loved books that are damaged. Insert envelopes between pages to hold family recipes. Awesome gift for grandparents to give to grandchildren, especially if recipe is handwritten! Great tutorial! ----- All sorts of fun craft ideas from this for grandparents and grandkids

Golden Book Recipe Book | Vintage Street Market Blog


DIY Drink Coasters, Las Posadas Crafts, Christmas Crafts, DIY Gifts, Hostess Gifts #LowesCreator

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Crochet Headband - Tutorial

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Sticky Scented Rice Christmas Tree by Crayon Box Chronicles - Very fun looking !

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Thankfulness Turkey ~T~ Love this idea. Grab a pine cone and some construction paper. Have everyone write what they are thankful for then put on the table.

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My Turn for us: Fall Candle Vase

My Turn for us: Fall Candle Vase


Nativity Crafts for Kids - Popsicle Stick Nativity

Nativity Crafts for Kids - Popsicle Stick Nativity


free crochet patterns using a q hook crochet with a q hook big hook patterns 15mm 16mm - I LOVE those big hooks :)

Quick Crochet with a Q Hook: 10 Free Patterns


Quick and easy "big hook" blanket

Over 6,000 Free Patterns on LionBrand.com


Chunk Slouch Hat P/Q Hook L Hook Super Chunk Yarn-I used about a skein of Lion Brand Hometown 6 dc into magic loop, join to first dc. R...

Chunk Slouch | Cloverchild's Blog


Green Willow Pond: Make Your Own Napkin Rings - These are so gorgeous - and I think they might be fairly easy for older grandkids :)

Green Willow Pond: Make Your Own Napkin Rings

  • Elizabeth Gardiner
    Elizabeth Gardiner

    Easy beadwork