10 Super Easy Craft Projects For Kids

Tuesday 5th July

If you’re looking for fun activities to do with your kids during their holidays, you can tap into their creative side with these simple craft projects.

1. Make LEDs light up and buzzers buzz with dough

The DIY Electro Dough Kit is one of our own projects, with simple step by step guides, it is great for teaching kids about simple electronics using arts and crafts. The kit shows you how to make a working circuit, with electricity that runs through the conductive dough. You can be as creative as you like with it, we have resources that show you how you can make your very own operation game, penalty shootout game and more!

2. Make a mini flying parachute for their dolls and action figures

flying parachute

This little parachute making project is a classic activity that children have been making for years. It’s simple to make, as it only needs a carrier bag, scissors, thread, small bamboo stick and a small figure, and has a straightforward set of instructions. It provides endless fun, as kids find different figures and heights to drop the toy from.

3. Make a flute out of straws 

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Most children like to make music; whether it’s bashing on saucepans or playing an actual instrument, they enjoy to make noise. With this incredibly easy flute making tutorial, they have a cute little flute to make music from!

4. Make a cute little sock toy

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Every kid has a special little stuffed friend, would it not be brilliant for it to be one they’ve made themselves? This sock toy project offers a clear procedure, with a list of materials that recycle items you might otherwise waste. That odd sock, or the orphan glove, could easily be put to use in this scheme!

5. Paint a picture using bubbles

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Many kids love getting messy with paint, this bubble painting activity shows them another way to create pictures that parents can cherish forever. It’s safe, easy and keeps everyone entertained for hours. Although it may be messy, the fun factor will make it worth it.

6. Make a piggy bank out of a water bottle

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Not only will your kids make a cute piggy bank but their allowance will be kept safe. Although the materials list is more extensive than earlier projects, it offers an easy and comfortable activity.

7. Make a colourful vase using yarn

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This colourful vase uses very little materials, with brilliant and beautiful results. It is effortless, yet engaging. This could be given as a birthday gift or used to add some personality to any desk.

8. Make a marble run out of toilet rolls

Marble run

This is a great cheap alternative to the classic marble run toy. This straightforward project uses mostly household items, so less effort on your part.

9. Make a pirate ship using cardboard

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What a great way to get your kids to make their very own pirate ship exactly how they envisioned it. They want a blue ship? Let’s paint that ship blue! They want a flower flag? Let’s make a flower flag! With this easy tutorial, children can have their own dream pirate ship.

10. Make a cosmic suncatcher with plastic lids

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This fun suncatcher making activity is not only creative, but it is also economical as it uses recycled items. Create beautiful suncatchers with your children using this simple method, and it turns out far prettier than any shop-bought one would.