Crafts for Toddlers

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100 animal crafts for kids

100 Animal Crafts for Kids

I’ve never seen a kid that wouldn’t like something (or everything) on this animal crafts list. There are just so many amazing and adorable projects to choose from. You will definitely find something that you child will absolutely love. Save these Animal Crafts for Kids for later. Pin them to your favorite Pinterest board… The…

Mitten Craft Paper Winter Craft for Kids

Paper Mitten Craft for Kids

Let’s get right to it…this simple kids’ craft will take about 5 minutes, is great for any age, and leaves plenty of room for imagination. The steps are few, but the results are pleasantly surprising. So, without further ado (yes, I said ado), enjoy this paper mitten craft! Stick around to the end, and I’ll…

Paper Crafts for Kids

100 Paper Crafts for Kids

We always keep a generous supply of construction paper in our craft bag, in lots of colors. And these paper crafts for kids are exactly the reason. It’s amazing what you can do with just some paper, scissors, glue and a little bit of imagination. Of course, these paper craft ideas are a great place…

10 Space Crafts for Kids

10 Space Crafts for Kids

I haven’t me a kid yet who doesn’t love making space crafts, boys and girls of any age will find something on this list that they can’t wait to make. This collection of outerspace crafts includes something for every age and skill level. Make Even More Crafts with Your Kids (You’ll be so happy you…

Printable Advent Calendar Santa Claus Theme

Printable Advent Calendar

Counting down the days until Christmas is a childhood right of passage. This simple printable Advent calendar is a fun and visual way to do that. Just add the cotton balls to Santa’s beard throughout December until it’s nice and fluffy by Christmas day. Watch the beard grow each day throughout advent. You can combine…

Hedgehog Craft for Kids

Hedgehog Craft (beyond Cute!)

This hedgehog craft is simply the sweetest. You can choose to make it colorful or more traditional muted tones. It’s great as a preschool craft or toddler craft too, and placing the tissue paper squares is the perfect fine motor activity. Of course, kids of any age will enjoy making this adorable animal craft. If…

Spider Craft for Kids

Spider Craft for Kids

This spider craft for kids is fun and simple to make, but it’s so much more than just your every day craft. Once you’re done creating, this spider becomes a great fine motor activity for kiddos. It will help improve finger strength and dexterity and promote and mature pinch pattern, which comes in handy when…

DIY Halloween Cards for kids to make

DIY Halloween Cards

Making DIY Halloween cards is not only fun, but then you get to teach your kids about how to think of others when they give it to someone as a special treat (not trick). And this craft project leaves so much room for creativity. I promise you that no two cards will look alike. I…

PAPER BAT CRAFT FOR KIDS HALLOWEEN PAINTED PAPER BAT

Paper Bat Craft (Process Art!)

This paper bat craft is extra special and one of the easiest crafts you will ever make with your kids. We’re going to use a process art technique that I call “squish” painting. It’s also sometimes call warshak painting because it results in designs that are symmetrical like those used for the Warshak psychological test….

Pizza Craft for Kids made from paper plates

Pizza Craft Pouch

This pizza craft is extra special because it’s not just a craft. It’s also a pouch that you can use for holding your treasured possessions. We’ll even make a special pizza slice mini pouch or wallet to go with your pizza. This paper plate craft is perfect for any age, from toddlers to elementary aged….

Easy Mummy Craft for Kids made with popsicle sticks and washi tape

Easy Mummy Craft

This easy mummy craft uses one of my very favorite craft supplies…washi tape. If you’re not familiar with what washi tape, it’s a decorative paper tape that comes in almost any pattern you can imagine. And the best part is that it’s super affordable. I have a growing collection because I’ll just pick up one…

Wedding Crafts for Kids Bride and Groom Popsicle Stick Puppets

Wedding Crafts for Kids

I love the idea of wedding crafts for kids. It’s such a great way to make a very special day the best it can be for everyone who attends, and not just the grown-ups. A craft is a great addition to any kids table at a wedding. These bride and groom crafts include the use…

PICNIC CRAFT FOR TODDLERS

Picnic Craft for Toddlers

This picnic craft for toddlers goes together quickly and is fun to make. The best is that when you are finished making it, you can use it to enjoy a summer snack. We picked raisins for our snack because they reminded us of little ants, like every good picnic has. But you can choose your…

Printable paper Eyes

Paper Googly Eyes

In our bag of craft supplies, we always keep some googly eyes. I am personally a fan of adding this little bit of quirkiness to crafts, but I also know that they’re the only thing on our master list of craft supplies that are not eco friendly. So, I also wanted to give you an…

VALENTINE BUG CRAFTS FOR KIDS

Valentine Bug Crafts

Let’s celebrate love with these simple Valentine bug crafts! Today we are going to learn 2 ways to make a love bug craft. The first has a few more steps, includes some painting and is best for elementary aged students. The second version can be done by any age and is even great as a…

PAPER PLATE TURTLE CRAFT

Paper Plate Turtle Craft

This paper plate turtle craft is similar to lots of crafts that you might have seen out there. But there is one very important difference…my absolute favorite crafting supply…WASHI TAPE! It is the perfect thing for helping little ones work on their fine motor skills, as well as pre-scissors skills, working those hands together. Pulling,…

PRESCHOOL POLAR BEAR CRAFT

Preschool Polar Bear Craft

This preschool polar bear craft is not only fun and simple to make but it’s more than that. This activity is perfect for working on fine motor skills and especially bilateral coordination, which simple means the two sides of the body working together efficiently. If this skill is not honed, kiddos will often struggle with…

PUFFY GHOST CRAFT

Puffy Ghost Craft Puppets

You can easily guess what makes this puffy ghost craft so puffy…cotton balls. And the pulling of cotton is a great way for little ones to work on fine motor skills and bilateral coordination. Plus, playing with cotton balls is a wonderful sensory play activity for our sensory seekers. The best part of this Halloween…

Halloween Target Games Pumpkins

Halloween Target Games

We’re going to teach you how to make and play two Halloween target games. And you can make both if you want or pick one. Of course, the most fun is in the playing of the Halloween game that you create. And finally, we will SNACK on something truly amazing and scrumptuous! So, without further…

FINGERPRINT CHRISTMAS CARDS

Fingerprint Christmas Cards

These fingerprint Christmas cards are so fun and simple to make. We will demonstrate two designs, but you can take this same concept and make as many designs as you can think. Use your imagination! These DIY Christmas card ideas are just a starting point. I cannot wait to see what you make. These are…

how to make christmas hats

How to Make Christmas Hats

Let’s learn how to make Christmas hats. Yay! You will see examples of three, and each of those have printable templates available. But you can make your hat any design that you want. The only limit is your imagination. These Christmas hats ideas start with some basic shapes, like a tree, a gingerbread guy and…

EASY PAPER TIGER CRAFT FOR KIDS

Easy Tiger Craft for Kids

This easy tiger craft is so fun and simple to make. The newspaper details push it over the top. Plus, tearing paper is a great activity for little ones who are about to start to use scissors. It is great for promoting fine motor skills and bilateral coordination. You can keep this art and craft…

ELMER ELEPHANT CRAFT

Elmer Elephant Craft

“Elmer” by David McKee is a heartwarming book about a very special elephant. If you have never read it before, you are missing out. Elmer is different from other elephants. He is covered in patchwork. And at first all he feels is different, but by the end of the book he realizes that he is…

DIY FISHING GAME

DIY Fishing Game

This DIY fishing game is so fun and simple to make but even more fun to play! And if you read to the end you will find all kinds of ways to play this game and turn it into whatever you want it to be…a way to practice social skills, a competition or a learning…

SEA TURTLE CRAFT FOR KIDS

Sea Turtle Craft for Kids

This sea turtle craft for kids is part of a week-long series of ocean animals…only one more to go. They are all so cute! And working through this series is a great way to teach your child about the amazing creatures of the sea and their ecosystem. If you like this turtle craft, you will…

FISH CRAFT FOR KIDS

Easy Fish Craft for Kids

You are going to love where this triangle frame takes us this time as we create a super easy fish craft from this basic shape! Make lots of fish in different colors and have the go to “school”. Make up stories and put on a puppet show. There are just so many ways to play…

OCTOPUS CRAFT FOR KIDS

Octopus Craft for Kids

This octopus craft starts with a basic shape, the triangle. I just love starting with something so basic and seeing where it will take us. And this time it took us to the deep see with this super fun and easy octopus craft. If you like this octopus craft, you will LOVE this collection of…

SHAPE PAPER BAG PUPPETS

Shape Paper Bag Puppets

These super simple shape paper bag puppets are fun to make but even more fun to play with when they are done. Not to mention the enormous learning potential from these little puppet characters. After all, children learn best through play! It has been proven to be true. Here are a couple of great articles…

INSECT CRAFTS FOR KIDS

7 Easy Bug Crafts for Kids

I never thought that I would say bug crafts are “cute”, but these ones really are. And I know that you will use your imaginations and make them your own. Who says that your bee has to be yellow…maybe yours is bright green or pink? The instructions for the easy insect crafts for kids are…

PAPER FOOD CRAFT

Paper Food Crafts

The best crafts are those that lead to hours of imaginative play…fun to make…even more fun to play! These paper food crafts are made with just a few items from in your supply bag. And these are really just examples of what you can do with the items from the master list that we use…

EARTH DAY KIDS' CRAFT

Earth Day Kids’ Craft

Earth Day is coming around again, and it is such a great time to remind children of wonders of our world and our responsibility to take care of it. The Earth Day kids’ craft today is not all that new in concept, but we are making it with a twist. We will only use things…

BIRD NEST CRAFT ACTIVITY

Bird Nest Craft Activity

All day long I have been working from home, blessed to have a job during this crazy time of isolation. But the down side is that I didn’t have a chance to enjoy this amazing day. Spring is actually finally here (at least for a few days since they are calling for snow by the…