Craft Activities for Kids

Homemade Floam

Here is a simple recipe to make your own floam! This recipe is a slimier floam than the store-bought version. You can, however, still mould and shape this floam, and have lots of fun playing with it!

Minion Bobble

Make your own Minion Bobble. With one tap, the Minion moves from side to side

How to make a Balloon Hovercraft

This balloon hovercraft is just way too much fun!

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DIY Beado Bowl

    We have leftover beados, so we made these sweet bowls out of the beads. These are very easy to make, but you’ll need a lot of patience to...

Make this simple seashell mobile

Make this Simple Seashell Mobile

We have been keeping ourselves very busy making lots of jewelry out of shells. Chloe enjoys coloring the shells with felt pens and threading wool through the holes to make...

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Clay Cactus Garden

This Cactus Clay Garden is a great project for a child to extend their skills in modeling with clay. We were a bit bored with making snakes, so the next...

Embroidery Thread Easter Eggs.

Embroidery Thread Easter Eggs

If you are not into painting eggs this Easter, why not try decorating these plastic eggs with embroidery thread? I had some leftover plastic eggs and I thought these would...

Lego Stop Motion- Tutorial for “Walking Forward”

Lego Stop Motion: Tutorial for “Walking Forward”

We have been making lots of stop motion animation lately and I thought that it would be good to do a series on basic animation techniques to help you make...

Make these adorable bunnies out of plastic eggs for Easter.

Make these adorable bunnies out of plastic eggs for Easter.

Don’t steal the bunnies eggs! What you need: Felt Hot glue Scissors Plastic eggs Tailer’s chalk Paper Black felt tip pen School glue Small pom poms   Fill up the...

Make this flower bracelet for spring!

Make this flower bracelet for spring!

  With spring just around the corner, we wanted to inspire our little crafters to make this sweet spring flower bracelet. What you need: Download the flower template here 3...

Bouncy Gold Slime

Bouncy Gold Slime

Here is a simple recipe to make your own bouncy gold slime. What you need: 2 tablespoons borax 1/2 cup of hot water Gold Glitter 1/2 School Glue 1/4 cup...

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How to make a Pom Pom Chick for Easter

This is a very simple and quick craft for the kids to make at Easter! What you will need: – 1 yellow pom pom – 2 Googley eyes – 1...

How to make a Heart Bookmark for a Valentines Day gift.

How to make a Heart Bookmark for a Valentine’s Day gift

This is a sweet craft to make and give as a gift for a special friend on Valentine’s Day! What you need: Scissors Felt Hot glue Glue gun Watch the...

Egg Cup Bunnies

Egg Cup Bunnies

What a fun and very cute craft the kids to make for this easter! This egg cup holder would also make a nice table display. Get the kids to place...

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Woven Heart Basket

This is such a sweet craft to make for any occasion, like Easter, Mothers Day, or Christmas. We decided to make ours for Valentines day. This cute basket is made...

BB-8 Keychain

Make this Star Wars BB-8 felt keychain

Have you seen “The Force Awakens”? This easy keychain has been inspired by the droid BB-8. What you need: Orange felt Black felt Grey felt Fabric glue Hot glue Scissors...

Make this bangle from a recycled plastic bottle

Make this bangle from a recycled plastic bottle

We love making recycled jewellery and this bangle is really easy to make! Please note: this craft involves the use of sharp scissors, and melting plastic. Therefore adult participation is...

How to Make a Popsicle Stick Fish (Stop-Motion)

How to Make a Popsicle Stick Fish (Stop-Motion)

If you have some leftover popsicle sticks and tissue paper, why not make them into these not-so-cute fish puppets. Materials: Popsicle sticks Tissue Paper Glue Scissors Green paper for the...

Paper Woven Elmer the Elephant

Paper Woven Elmer the Elephant

This craft tutorial is inspired by the children’s book Elmer, which is about a patchwork elephant. (You will need to read the book!) This is a great way to adapt...

Diy Echidna

DIY Seed Pod Echidna (Stop Motion Animation)

In this video we decided to look to nature for inspiration and created this craft project using a spiky eucalyptus seed pod we found. We made the seed pod into...

Bear Hug (Stop Motion)

Bear Hug (Stop Motion)

Here is a cute stop motion tutorial!

Make your own Drinking Straw Garland

We love making our own decorations for Christmas and this project is very quick and easy for the kids to make. What you will need: Packet of drinking straws Scissors...

Star Wars Key Rings

Star Wars Style Key Rings

Make these fun Star Wars style key rings! They are easy to make and they only use salt dough and paint. We chose to make Darth Vader,  Princess Leia and Chewbacca....

Glove Monster

How to Make a Glove Monster

If you have an old pair of gloves lying around why not turn them into glove monsters! The materials you will need: Old gloves Needle and sewing thread Cotton wool...

How to Make a Bubble Gum Eyeball Necklace

How to Make a Bubble Gum Eyeball Necklace

How to Make a Bubble Gum Eyeball Necklace Pin It!

Baking Soda And Vinegar Experiment!

In this video, We show you how to make an Erupting Cauldron for Halloween.

How to Make Halloween Oobleck

How to Make Halloween Oobleck

In this episode, we show you how to Make Halloween Oobleck! Pin It!

Ping Pong Eyeball Shooters.

Ping Pong Eyeball Shooters

If you are stuck for some fun Halloween game ideas, why not get the kids to make these scary and fun ping pong eyeball shooters? What you need: Paper cups...

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How to Make a Lalaloopsy Charm Bracelet

Lalaloopsy is so popular with my little girl that we just couldn’t resist making these Lalaloopsy tinies into a charm bracelet! We decided to make a few of these to...

Paper Plate Spider Web

Paper Plate Spider Web

This activity is great for introducing basic weaving and lacing skills. We made the spider web after reading Charlotte’s Web, and included it as part of our Halloween crafts playlist,...

How to Make Invisible Ink

How to Make Invisible Ink

In this episode, we show you how to Make Invisible Ink! I hope you enjoyed this video. Share this video with all your friends and subscribe to my channel so...

Bubble Print Wrapping Paper

Bubble-Print Wrapping Paper

Make your own original wrapping paper from household items! What you need: Dish Liquid Food colouring bubble wand Water White Paper To make the bubble mixture, add a few drops...

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DIY Headband

This is the easiest DIY headband you will ever make! It’s made from a plastic headband and embroidery thread. What you need: Embroidery thread (yellow, pink, and white) Plastic headband...

Paper Plate Weaving.

Paper Plate Weaving

Today, we have a fantastic craft for you! We are going to make this easy woven bowl made out of a paper plate. What you need: Colored yarn Paper plate...

Halloween Lantern

Halloween Lantern

Learn how to make this spooky lantern for Halloween! What you need: Black cardboard or thick paper Tissue paper Scissors Pencil Glue Stapler Art knife and matt Ruler Cut a...

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Symmetry Painting with a Piece of String

Dip string in paint, or apply paint on the string with your fingers. Lay the string on one side of the paper. Fold paper the paper over the string. Run...

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DIY Watermelon Bookmark

This DIY bookmark is super easy to make! This bookmark is made of felt, but you can make it out of foam or paper—it’s up to you! This post contains...

DIY Toy Camera..

DIY Toy Camera

My little one loves to play the budding photographer so we decided to make her this cute play camera made from household recyclable materials. What you will need: Rectangle cardboard...

Minion Bobble

Minion Bobble

Make your own Minion Bobble. With one tap, the Minion moves from side to side What you need: 1 yellow foam sheet 1 blue foam sheet 1 white foam sheet...

Paper Plate Flamingo

Paper Plate Flamingo

Create this fun, crafty paper plate flamingo—a great project for kids to make! What you need: 1 paper plate 1 sheet of pink paper or card Pencil 2 sheets of...

Ice Cube Painting | Kids Activities


Ice Cube painting

Young children love to explore different ways of painting, and this method really ticks that box. The paint changes consistency when the ice melts, from a chalky scribbly painting to...

Homemade Floam.

Homemade Floam

Here is a simple recipe to make your own floam! This recipe is a slimier floam than the store-bought version. You can, however, still mould and shape this floam, and...

Drinking Straw Bracelet

Drinking Straw Bracelet

In this activity, we’re going to show you how to make these sweet drinking straw bracelets. Materials: Plastic drinking straws Scissors TapeT-shirt yarn I got the kids to cut the...

How to make easy Minion hats

How to make easy Minion hats

We just saw the new Minions movie, and the kids love it! My little minions wanted to make some minion-inspired crafts, so I came up with these quick paper plate...

Scissor practices for preschoolers: Yarn play dough person

Scissor practices for preschoolers: Yarn play dough person

Over the past few weeks, we have been doing lots of scissors practice with paper, so I thought I would try something different and make this yarn play dough person...

How to make a Balloon Hovercraft

This balloon hovercraft is just way too much fun! Materials: DVD or CD disk Lots of Balloons Hot glue and glue gun Please take a moment to subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/RoomtoGrowTV Like...

How to Make a Straw Plane

These airplanes are so easy and fun to make! Materials – Orange Cardboard – Paper Straw – Sticky Tape – Pencil – Ruler – Scissors Please take a moment to...

Marshmallow playdough (Edible)

Try out this sweet-smelling playdough that you can eat! What you will need: 500g of Marshmallows 2 Tablespoons water 2 Cups Icing Sugar Please take a moment to subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/RoomtoGrowTV...

Create this Cute Pipe Cleaner Ant

Create this cute Ant made from spoons and pipe cleaners. Materials: Three pipe cleaners Two googly eyes Two plastic spoons Glue Siccors Please take a moment to subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/RoomtoGrowTV Like...

Make this easy Bangle out of a Plastic Bottle.

This craft involves the use of sharp scissors and melting plastic, so adult participation is required. Materials: Plastic soda bottle Ruler Pen Scissors Art Knife Acrylic paint Cotton buds Iron...

Homemade Kinetic Sand Recipe

In this video,  we are making Homemade Kinetic Sand! Materials: 2 tbsp Cornflour 1/2 Cup Sand 2 tbsp Dish soap Food colouring Please Pin & Share this video

Frozen- Inspired Suncatcher

Make this Frozen inspired Suncatcher, stick it on your bedroom window and watch the sun’s rays shine through the sparkly snowflake.  What you will need: A paper snowflake template Art...

How to Make a Popsicle Stick Harmonica

How to Make a Popsicle Stick Harmonica I love making homemade musical instruments with the kids, and this was definitely popular with the kids. The Popsicle Stick Harmonica is very...

Frozen Inspired Playdough (no-cook recipe)

Frozen-Inspired Playdough (no cook recipe)

This is such a simple and easy playdough recipe to make! Add some blue food colouring and lots of glitter, and you’re ready for your next inspired creation.  To make...

How to Make Blooming Paper Flowers

How to Make Blooming Paper Flowers

  Place the flowers into a bowl of water and watch them open up!  Watch the video or follow the written tutorial below to see how to make them.  1....

How to Make a Snake Bubble Maker

How to Make a Snake Bubble Maker

I was really surprised how well this bubble maker worked, not only was it easy for my three-year-old to blow bubbles, but she could make the bubbles into a long...

Can you move a can with a Balloon?

Can you move a can with a Balloon?

The answer is yes! In this video, we are playing with static electricity. To make the can move, firstly, you need to rub the balloon against your hair several times...

Peppa Pig Mini World Playset

DIY Peppa Pig’s Toy Castle

In this Video, we are extending Peppa Pig’s toy castle.   Download Panels here 

Avengers Assemble Helicopter (Thor)

Avengers Assemble Helicopter Template

Avengers Assemble Kinder Surprise + Craft In this video, we are unboxing Avengers Assemble Kinder Surprise, for the crafting part of the video we are making a helicopter out of...

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How to Make Jake the Dog from Adventure Time

In this video, we are making Jake the Dog from Adventure Time. He is really easy to make, all you will need is a hand drawn face of Jake on...

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How to make a friendship bracelet with a cardboard loom

Here is a simple and fast way for the kids to make some friendship bracelets, the bracelets are woven on a circle cardboard loom. Materials you will need: Wool or...

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Night Vision Glasses

These night vision glasses are definitely a piece of equipment that should be in every kid’s spy kit. These night vision glasses are very easy to make, all you need...

Make a Woven Pen Holder

Make a Woven Pen Holder

This Woven Pen Holder is really fun and easy to make. In this tutorial you will need help from an adult, especially with the cutting and using a hot glue...

How to make Om Nom from an egg carton.

How to make Om Nom from an Egg Carton.

In this video tutorial, we are making Om Nom from (Cut the Rope). What you will need: One Egg Carton Green paint Glue Paper Black Felt tip pen Scissors Connect...

How to make a Magnetic Ice Skater

How to make a Magnetic Ice Skater

Here is a kids’ craft that will fascinate and intrigue. Follow along with this video tutorial, and soon this sweet little skater will be gliding across the ice!

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Kinder Surprise Unboxing + Craft

This week we are unboxing a value pack of Kinder Surprises. There are three eggs inside! For the craft part of this video series we are making a flying saucer...

Bunny Pencil Topper

Bunny Pencil Topper

Make this cute Bunny Pencil Topper with this easy-to-follow tutorial. What you will need: Two pipe cleaners Two Googly eyes Hot glue pencil

Felt Finger Puppet

Felt Finger Puppet

Make this cute chicken finger-puppet with this easy-to-follow tutorial. What you will need: Felt: yellow, orange, and white Two googly eyes Needle and yellow thread Hot glue gun Cut out...

Cardboard Flower Craft for Kids.

Easy Cardboard Flowers for the kids to make!

Follow the step-by-step photos to make the flowers. What you will need: Cardboard Pipe cleaners    

Origami Jumping Frogs

Origami Jumping Frogs

In this video tutorial, we are making Origami Jumping Frogs.    

Unboxing Trash Pack Series 7 + A Kid's Science Experiment

Unboxing The Trash Pack Series 7 + A Kid’s Science Experiment

This week we are unboxing The Trash Pack Series 7. There are five trashies in the pack and four are hidden in two test tubes. With the test tubes, we...

LEGO Creator 31017 Unboxing & Craft tutorial!

LEGO Creator 31017 Unboxing & Craft Tutorial!

This week we are unboxing LEGO Creator 31017. This set has a 3-in-1 build. For this video we are going to build the truck. Since we’re crafty, we thought we’d...

Holly's Fairy Wand.

Holly’s Fairy Wand

In this video tutorial we are making Holly’s Fairy Wand. The wand makes a great addition to a Ben and Holly themed birthday party or as part of dress up...

Heart Sewing Card

Heart Sewing Card

In this video tutorial, we are making a cute little Heart sewing card. It is a great craft for kids to do and is a gift a child can make...

Birthday Cake Bunting

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I just made this Happy Birthday Cake Bunting. Thanks to skiptomyloublog for the free template. You can follow me on Instagram Here! I just made this Happy Birthday Cake Bunting....

Felt Heart Garland

Heart Garland

In this video, we show you how to make this simple felt heart garland. What you will need: Coloured felt Scissors Cotton thread Sewing machine Paper heart template I hope...

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Egg Maracas

What you will need: Tissue paper Glue Rice Egg Shells – Fill eggs with rice – Cover the holes with sticky tape – Add three teaspoons of water to the...

Pull-string Pinata

Pull-String Pinata

Here is a step by step tutorial on how to make this glittering pinata, ready for the strike of midnight on New year’s Eve! What you will need: 1 cup...

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Simple Christmas Tree Decorations

What you will need: Foam Yarn Hole punch Scissors   I hope you enjoyed this video, please like, and share this video with your friends. Thanks for watching!

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Cardboard Christmas Tree

Make this simple Christmas Tree decoration! Download Template Here! I hope you enjoyed this video, please like, and share this video with your friends. Thanks for watching!

Christmas Wreath

Christmas Wreath

Christmas Wreath using a paper plate and Cupcake liners. What you will need: 1 Paper plate Cupcake liners (red, green, yellow) Glue stick Scissors

Plastic Cup Jellyfish

Plastic Cup jellyfish

Josh is going to show you how to make a jellyfish using a plastic cup, tissue paper and some googly eyes!   There you have it! An easy and quick...

Christmas tree in the Dolls House

Pom Pom Christmas Tree

In this video, we are using wool and a pipe cleaner to create a cute little Christmas tree. If you enjoyed this video please like it, leave a comment and...

perler bead braclet

Perler Bead Bracelets

In this video tutorial, we will show you how easy it is to make these Perler bead bracelets. This tutorial is aimed at adults and not suitable for children to...

Felt Gingerbread man

Felt Gingerbread Man

    Here is a very simple felt gingerbread man, great as a Christmas decoration or as a stocking stuffer. Watch the video below to see how easy it is...

Giant star and star garland

Giant Star & Garland

Learn how to make this giant paper star and garland; the perfect Christmas activity to do with the kids. To make the giant star you will need eight pieces of...

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Perler Bead Hair Clips

Chloe and I made these cute, weather themed hair clips. They will make a great gift or a stocking stuffer for Christmas. In the video, I’ll show you how to...

Paper- Mache Dinosaur Eggs

Paper Mâché Dinosaur Eggs

This video we are going to make Paper Mâché Dinosaur Eggs  

Nature Crafts: Making a picture with Sea glass & Driftwood and Dyeing Hare's-tail Grass.

Nature Crafts

In this video, We are making a beautiful picture out of sea glass and driftwood. But first here is Chloe dyeing Hare’s-tail Grass with food colouring.  

Peek A Boo Puppet

Peek a Boo Puppet

  In this video we make a Peek a Boo Puppet. This is a very quick Halloween craft activity the kids can make by themselves.  If a younger child is playing...

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Alien Boppers

In this video we are going to make Alien Boppers. The boppers are a great accessory for a Halloween costume or a Birthday Party. What you will need: Headband Two...

DIY Ben's Elf Hat from Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom

DIY Ben’s Elf Hat from Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom

In this video we are going to make the Elf Hat that Ben, from Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom, wears. What you will need: Hat Template (download from Here) Blue...

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Halloween Spider Rings

The kids and I had so much fun making these, and they are super quick and easy to make. I think these spiders are a great alternative to treats, instead...

Halloween Bunting

Halloween Bunting

First of all download this template from here and cut out the shapes. Trace around the flag template and cut out five pieces. Fold the top of the flag along...

Candy Filled Witches Hats

Candy Filled Witches Hats

These candy treats are very simple and super quick and fun for the kids to make! What you need: Ice cream cones Cooking chocolate Smarties Wagon Wheel Biscuits Have a...

Toilet Roll Bat

Toilet Roll Bat

Need a simple kids Halloween craft, well this is a craft project for you! What you need: Bat template (Download Here!) Black paint, Craft glue, Scissors, One toilet roll. Paint...

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Halloween Finger Puppets

It seems to be a week for making puppets, and both kids are enjoying making them and building mini sets for them. All the material for this project I had...

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Little Red Riding Hood Puppets

This post is part of a series of a month-long kids’ art challenges called Baby Picasso. The puppets were one of my contributions to the art challenge.  If you would like...

Homemade Puff Paint

How to Make Puff Paint

In this tutorial, Josh will show you how to make puff paint. What you need: Shaving Cream Paint (red & blue) School glue 1. Squeeze glue into a mixing bowl....

Crayon Rubbing

Crayon Rubbing

What you will need: School glue Cardboard or paper Crayons in a range of colours White paper To give the kids some inspiration and to show them what to do,...

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Homemade Toothless Costume

This is my first Blog Hop, and I am really excited to be involved! The lovely Sarah from Ruffles & Rain Boots invited me to join in. Thanks, Sarah. I...

Dragon

Fire Breathing Dragon

Dragons seem to be a creature that kids are fascinated with, this craft activity will bring out the inner dragons from our little ones. What you need: Masking tape Toilet...

Ice Cream  Floats with a Creeper Straw Topper

Ice Cream Floats with a Creeper Straw Topper

Here’s an easy way to make your Minecraft party drinks look spectacular! Make the Creeper straw toppers a day before the party. This is a great project for the kids...