DIY stress balls are so easy to make! All you need is a balloon and a filler like flour or rice and you end up with a super fun, super squishy stress ball that's perfect for busy hands! How to Make a Stress Ball Homemade stress balls are SUPER SIMPLE to make at home. You can use flour, rice, water beads, play dough, and even oobleck as a filler inside the balloon. In order to get the flour inside the balloon, you'll also need a funnel. But no worries if you don't have one! Simply cut … [Read more...]
Kids Crafts & Activities
Let their creativity shine with these simple and fun kids crafts! Kids and parents will love these easy projects using mostly dollar store supplies.
Each project includes a step by step photo tutorial, easy to follow instructions, and even videos for our newer projects.
You'll find hundreds of kid-friendly crafts, easy art projects, and hands on activities that are perfect for children who love to make things. From pipe cleaner crafts, bead crafts, paper roll crafts and holiday crafts, you're sure to find tons of fun ideas for creative kids!
String painting is such a fun and EASY way to create beautiful artwork! It's amazing to see the beautiful designs you can create with a simple piece of string or yarn. This kid-friendly art technique uses liquid watercolours and regular printer paper. String Painting String painting is such a great art idea for both adults and kids. You don't need any special skills or equipment and it's really easy to create really cool looking paintings! All three of my kids really enjoyed this … [Read more...]
This slime recipe without borax is SO AWESOME. This recipe makes perfect slime every single time! It's soft, super stretchy, and with only 4 ingredients, it's really easy to make! How to Make Slime Without Borax Homemade slime is SO MUCH FUN. Every kid I know loves it. And who can blame them!? DIY slime is super simple to make and sooooo much fun to play with when you're done! When you're making glue-based slime, you need an activator. Your options are borax, liquid starch (which is … [Read more...]
This fire breathing dragon made from a toilet paper roll is an easy kids craft that uses simple craft supplies. When you blow into the end of the tube the tissue paper looks like flames coming out of the dragon's mouth! Fire Breathing Dragon Craft Add this activity to your crafty bucket list, because it's SO MUCH FUN! And it's ridiculously simple to make. Kids, toddlers and preschoolers will love to see the dragon blowing fire! The photos make me smile, just looking at them. Watch the … [Read more...]
These construction paper flowers are SO SIMPLE to make. They're made entirely from cut out heart shapes! And best of all, you only need really simple craft supplies to make them - construction paper, a popsicle stick and a pom pom. Construction Paper Flowers You can make this pretty paper heart craft in less than 10 minutes using really simple craft supplies. If you know how to cut out a heart shape, you're all set! These easy construction paper flowers are great for spring, summer or … [Read more...]
These handprint bunnies are so simple to make and they are SO CUTE! You can make this bunny craft using construction paper, coloured printer paper, or even plain white paper if you're in a pinch. Handprint Bunny Craft This is such a simple Easter craft that you can make with the kids - and the best part is that you probably have everything you need at home already! Just grab some paper, scissors and a few pens, markers or pencil crayons - that's all you need! This craft is really … [Read more...]
This rainbow tree made from construction paper is such a beautiful art idea for spring, summer or anytime. The paper punched butterflies look 3D on the paper! Rainbow Tree Craft This rainbow handprint butterfly tree made from construction paper is so pretty and easy to make! We used a butterfly paper punch to cut out the butterflies and folded them in half to make them look 3D. This craft takes about 30 minutes to complete. Gluing on all the butterflies definitely takes a bit of time. … [Read more...]
This rainbow craft is SO FUN and it's really simple to make! If you have a pack of construction paper, a pair of scissors and a stapler, then you're ready to go! Rainbow Craft for Kids You can make these cute paper strip rainbows in less than 10 minutes. This is a great way to use up your construction paper - and they're SO PRETTY! Tie a string around the red strip of paper and you can hang them from the ceiling, wall, or in the window. They also stand upright on their own! So you can … [Read more...]
Fluffy slime is SO COOL! It's just like regular slime, except it's fluffy and puffy and sooooo much fun! This just might be my favourite slime recipe that we've ever tried! Fluffy Slime Picture any normal slime recipe. Now imagine that same slime all puffed up and fluffy... kind of like a foam squishy. That's how I would describe fluffy slime. The foamy texture is really fun! Want to know what makes the slime fluffy? Shaving cream! (Which you can buy at the dollar store, by the way.) … [Read more...]
This St. Patrick's Day craft is SO FUN and it's so simple! And best of all? You only need 3 pipe cleaners to make a shamrock ring. Nothing else! DIY Shamrock Ring Pipe cleaner rings might be my new favourite thing. I've made soooo many now (like butterfly rings, flower rings, and heart rings, just to name a few), and they all end up looking so awesome! These shamrock rings are super quick and simple to make. All you need are 3 pipe cleaners and you can make your own St. Patrick's Day … [Read more...]