Having kids at home can make your day pretty hectic and unnerving, if you have to manage household chores, professional work and also give some time to unwinding and relaxation. To keep them involved in something interesting, it always pays off to know crafts for kids to do at home! You can engage them with art supplies to spend artistic time, while giving yourself some relief! Alternatively, on long boring days, spending time with your kids with artsy DIY crafts can be ridiculously fun and refreshing too. Either way, explore these amazingly fun ideas for crafts that you can do with kids!
How to Get Started onCrafts for Kids to Do at Home?
While some DIY kids’ crafts require adult supervision, you can find tons of crafts for kids to do at home that you can peacefully leave up to the kids! You only need to get them started! And this is how:
- Gather Art Supplies: In most of the craft ideas here, the art supplies required are pretty basic- paint, drawing book, scissors, glue, art and craft paper etc.
- Get Your Kid Involved in Collecting Fun Items for DIY Crafts: Collect leaves, flowers, pebbles, egg cartons etc. together or ask your kid to forage in the garden/patio.
- Show Them How to Make Something: You can understand illustrations, tutorial videos etc. but your kids and toddlers cannot! So, give them live demonstrations to help them understand DIY craft technique. For example, if you want them to make egg carton flower wreath, make a sample egg carton flower in front of them so they can watch and learn!
- Appreciate Their Artistic Abilities And Effort:This is probably the most important part! Appreciate the crafts your kids make at home and encourage them!
Kids Crafts at Home: Adult Supervision Necessary or Not?
In this collection, at least half of the crafts your kids can do without you having to constantly supervise them. With those easy DIY ideas, you can guide your kids a little, help them settle down with supplies and watch them focus their creative energies brilliantly! Handprint Christmas wreath, bottle print wall art, animal sticking wall art etc. are easy crafts! Some crafts in this gallery that you need to help your kids with include bottle cap candles, rainbow fan, crepe paper flowers etc.
Head over to the gallery for illustrated tutorials on crafts for kids to do at home!
Who doesn’t have colorful buttons collected in a tiny box somewhere! Bring out that collection and get your kids inspired by this incredibly cute greeting card design. They can make balloons, flower gardens, birds and many other variations!
Embrace your quirky inner artist and make some spring or autumn inspired wall art with your kids! You’ll require spray paint (regular acrylic paint works too!), canvas and your kid’s favorite leaves from the garden to make this fantastic wall décor art together!
This is one of the easiest crafts for kids to do at home! Get your kids to place handprints in a circle on a chart paper. Maybe they can scribble in their names in the center of the cutest handprint Christmas wreath ever!
Take the battle against environmental pollution head on with your children by making these awesome upcycled straw boxes. Follow the illustrations closely and make coasters, gift boxes and organizers.
Now this is a fun experimental art idea for your kids! Blow balloons, drop colors in a bowl and they can go artist crazy on drawing sheet! You can use those sheets as kids’ room décor later!
This cute handmade greeting card can bring a welcome smile to anybody feeling under the weather or in recovery! The simple art supplies needed- blank greeting card, band aid and sharpies!
Popsicle stick sledges for Christmas toys and party décor have got to be one of the coolest DIY kids’ Christmas crafts! And to make these you only require some washi tapes/paint, glue and twine!
Soda bottle caps can be recycled to make some pretty cool tea lights! This craft requires adult supervision as molten wax is extremely hot! Kids can play assistant and mix crayons to get desired wax color, accumulate bottle caps, and size the wicks!
Pink and green crepe paper, scissors, sticks and glue are the art supplies required to make these amazing paper flowers. Follow the illustrations and make a wonderful bouquet in no time!
This wall flower art is absolutely easy and kids can enjoy doing these in as many colors as they want!
The rolled paper flowers in purple resemble lavender bloom stalks a lot, no? The steps require a little patience as you cut the papers and roll the sheets (use a pencil to make it easier), but these vibrant rolled up flowers are sure to keep your kids merrily occupied!
Get black andwhite print outs of your kids’ favorite wild animals. Those animal cutouts, wooden blocks, paint, glue and double sided tape are the art supplies required to make this awesome DIY animal wall art.
Have a table fan that’s annoyingly boring? Turn it into something fun by coloring the blades. Help your kids in choosing the color and painting them, and you will have a fan that spells the ‘wow factor’.
Lemon prints are always so very refreshing! You can hand your toddler a sliced lemon to dip in a plate of paint and print on paper! Makes great addition to your kid’s art gallery! Alternately, use these sheets to decorate birthday invite cards or greeting cards!
Fall’s the perfect season to enjoy leaf coloring art! Take a stroll and gather as many beautiful leaves together. With a brush paint on the leaf as many colors as you want. After you and kid have made a couple of leaf stamps, get coloring with those on sheets of drawing paper! You can also simply pour paint on a plate and let the leaves pick up color from it!
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