10 Fantastic Easy Craft Ideas for Kids

Here’s a round up of my top 10 favourite easy craft ideas for kids (we could all do with a few more of these, right)?

Easy craft ideas for kids round up

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10 Fantastic Easy Craft Ideas for kids:

1. Paper plate rocking bird

Happy Hooligans

paper plate birds

2. Liquid water colour galaxies

This is one of Hodge Podge Craft‘s very own favourite easy craft ideas for kids – a simple painting project to create gorgeous water colour galaxy pictures (great for a child’s bedroom)!

watercolour galaxies

3. Tin can drums

These fun up-cycled tin can drums from Red Ted Art can be used as shakers too – start your own rhythm section in no time!

tin can drums

4. Constellation sewing cards

This clever free printable from Kids Activities Blog helps kids learn about star constellations and how to sew (I think they would make great birthday cards too – especially if you made one in the corresponding zodiac sign).

constellation sewing cards

5. Rainbow sponge painting

This colourful idea from HANDS ON as we grow is so simple, I can’t believe we haven’t tried it already!

rainbow sponge painting

6. Masking tape canvas art

This is another of Hodge Podge Craft‘s favourite easy craft ideas for kids – perfect for a sunny afternoon with friends – get messy in the garden creating masking tape canvas art.

masking tape canvas art

7. Magnetic tin can robot art

Another easy up-cycled tin can craft, this time from Fun-A-Day - the magnets mean you can re-design your robot as often as you like!

magnetic-robot-art

8. Pipe-cleaner flower bouquet

These beautiful flowers from Tinkerlab are fun and easy to make, but will last forever.  I know I would love to receive a vase of these.

simple-pipe-cleaner-bouquet

9. Monster truck painting

My boys love paint and they love toy vehicles, so this easy craft from Happiness is Homemade is pretty much the perfect activity for them.

monster truck painting

10. Toilet paper roll rocket

This cute rocket craft from No time for flash cards uses a toilet roll tube, which we always have in our recycling bin – what could be simpler?

toilet-paper-roll-rocket-craf

I hope you love these fantastic easy craft ideas for kids as much as I do (why not share them on Pinterest and follow the board below for lots more easy craft ideas for kids) – there are loads more great ideas for kids on the linky below the competition box too – take a peek!


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'10 Fantastic Easy Craft Ideas for Kids' has 20 comments

  1. June 22, 2014 @ 7:47 pm Heather Meek

    I love the tin can drums and the constellation lacing cards. Awesome ideas!
    ~Heather
    The Meek Moose

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    • June 23, 2014 @ 8:27 pm Hodge Podge

      They are fab aren’t they? And both so easy to make!
      Thanks for visiting :)

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  2. June 23, 2014 @ 8:22 pm Vesper

    I can imagine the fun I would have had with tin can drums

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    • June 23, 2014 @ 8:29 pm Hodge Podge

      Ha – I know, right?!
      Thanks for stopping by :)

      Reply

  3. June 24, 2014 @ 2:05 am Diana

    Love the stargazing!

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    • June 24, 2014 @ 7:42 pm Hodge Podge

      It’s such a great idea isn’t it? Thanks for stopping by Diana :)

      Reply

  4. June 24, 2014 @ 5:10 pm Carolyn Wilhelm

    These are crafts kids can really make, plus they are also like toys and make your own fun. Very nice ideas, thanks so much.
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    • June 24, 2014 @ 9:45 pm Hodge Podge

      Thanks so much Carolyn! I agree – the best crafts are often those that you can play with after you’ve made them ;)

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  5. June 24, 2014 @ 10:39 pm Joanna L

    The paper plate bird is awesome..I’m thinking to make it as a decoration in my room! Thanks for sharing!

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    • June 27, 2014 @ 11:26 am Hodge Podge

      It’s fab, isn’t it? Great idea for a room decoration – you could make a few and string them up as a garland..?

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  6. June 30, 2014 @ 4:00 pm Mary P

    Absolutely love the constellations sewing cards!

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    • July 6, 2014 @ 9:19 pm Hodge Podge

      Thanks for commenting Mary – they’re great aren’t they? :)

      Reply

  7. July 6, 2014 @ 4:55 am Karen S.

    That can figure is adorable!

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  8. July 7, 2014 @ 7:29 pm Jessica

    What great ideas. Thanks for sharing!

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  9. July 9, 2014 @ 7:41 pm Jasmine P

    Great ideas! Thanks for sharing!

    Reply

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