Kids Crafts | 30 Easy Craft Projects for Kids

By on April 19, 2014

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DIY projects with your children are among the most nurturing activities.  What better way to be a role model  and learn together than working side-by-side? With this in mind, we’ve found 30 great DIY projects for both the home and outdoor setting. Take a look and find which simple projects inspire you and your little one(s) today!

1. Woven Pipe Cleaner Cans

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(via DIY Ready, click here for full tutorial)


2. Succulent Terrarium

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(via DIY Ready, click here for full tutorial)

2. Balloon Bowl

(via DIY Ready, click here for full tutorial)

4. Sci Fi Story Stones

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(via Tried & True, click here for full tutorial)


5. Clay Bead Necklace
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(via Say Yes, click here for full tutorial)


6. Poured Paint Pots
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(via MOONFRYE, click here for full tutorial)


7. Slingshot with Felt Ball Ammo 

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(via And We Play, click here for full tutorial)


8. Life Size Building Blocks
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(via MPMK, click here for full tutorial)


9. Shadow Box Portraits

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(via one more mushroom, click here for full tutorial)


10. Dinosaur Fossils

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(via MOONFRYE, click here for full tutorial)


11. Beaded Rainbow
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(via I can Teach my child, click here for full tutorial)


12. Electric Play Dough


(via PBS Parents, click here for full tutorial)


13. Paper Mâché Money Box
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(via Smaller, click here for full tutorial)


14. Upcycled Inventor’s Box

(via MPMK, click here for full tutorial)


15. Cress Heads
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(via Red Ted Art, click here for full tutorial)


 16. Animal Magnets

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(via AMBROSIA Creative, click here for full tutorial)


17. Edible Fingerpaint

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(via hellobee, click here for full tutorial)


18. Recycled Bird Feeder

(via babble dabble do, click here for full tutorial)


19. Water Wall

(via tinkerlab, click here for full tutorial)


20. Monster Friends

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(via Instructables, click here for full tutorial)


21. Marshmallow Building
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(via say yes, click here for full tutorial)


23. Paper Flower Cone Bouquets
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(via Oh Happy Day, click here for full tutorial)


24. Printing with Okra
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(via Curly Birds, click here for full tutorial)


25. Cork Drum 

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(via Merrythought, click here for full tutorial)


26. Glow in the Dark Slime

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(via The Idea Room, click here for full tutorial)


27. Milk Jug Decorative Window Crafts
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(via Alpha Mom, click here for full tutorial)


28. Ice Color Art
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(via Probably Crafting, click here for full tutorial)


29. Toilet Roll Dolls
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(via A Little Learning for two, click here for full tutorial)

30. Printable Animal Finger Puppets

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(via Handmade Charlotte, click here for full tutorial)

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About Jayson Matthews

Jayson Matthews is a dude. He likes dude things, like bacon, and sawdust, and climbing mountains, and building things. He's also very sensitive and recognizes women are the better species, so don't get all up in his grill ladies (we all know how you can be....heyoooooo!).

  • Palmer Alig

    Great for PJ

  • Susan

    I would love it if these multiple craft DIY projects came in “page” or “chapter” type formats so that if I wanted to go straight to craft #4 or 20 or whatever, I could jump past the others without waiting for it to load all! We love some more than others & I remember the newspaper building tubes from years ago! Ya’ll gave better instructions with these pictures!

    • Stephanie

      OK. Thanks for the tip!