700+ Cool Arts & Crafts Ideas: arts and crafts ideas for kids

Here are arts and crafts ideas for kids that will keep them entertained for hours with educational fun.

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  1. Tissue Paper Wreath

    Tissue Paper Wreath

    Looking for a party activity that's fun for kids? This project will be a huge hit during your next...

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  2. Tin Lanterns

    Tin Lanterns

    I always find these lanterns the children make especially charming in the autumn, though I'm not sure why. It probably has something to do with...

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  3. Tissue Paper Baby Chicks

    Tissue Paper Baby Chicks

    Explore textures while creating these fluffy little baby chicks.

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  4. Painting Nature

    Painting Nature

    A nature walk and some paint create the most beautiful treasures.

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  5. Paper Bag Nest

    Paper Bag Nest

    This nest is so simple to make, but comes out just darling! My daughter has made several now, to fill with her spring knick-knacks. This...

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  6. Handprint Flowers

    Handprint Flowers

    These handprint flowers are such a fun craft, a special keepsake, and can also be turned into a great gift.

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  7. Pinecone Snow Owl

    Pinecone Snow Owl

    Anything made with a pinecone is so darling. We made owls in two different ways with pinecones. I adapted each to fit both my children's...

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  8. Dream Catcher

    Dream Catcher

    Dreamcatchers are lovely charms! The net catches bad dreams...while good dreams slide down the feathers to the sleeper below.

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  9. Acorn Cap Jewels

    Acorn Cap Jewels

    I love the natural art materials the earth provides this time of year! My four-year-old daughter and I have been having a great time making...

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  10. Colorful Butterflies

    Colorful Butterflies

    Transform an everyday household object—a coffee filter!—into a colorful butterfly.

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  11. Easter Egg Maracas

    Easter Egg Maracas

    My kids love making noise! I imagine that's why they love rocking out to homemade instruments... These easy-to-make maracas look like papier mache--but without all...

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  12. Salt Painting Ice Sculptures

    Salt Painting Ice Sculptures

    We were inspired by the Artful Parent to try out this fun science experiment: watching how salt melts ice. Not only is this...

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  13. Easter Chick Pretzels

    Easter Chick Pretzels

    Oh, Easter! A time for marshmallow bunnies, Cadbury eggs, chocolate eggs, and my newest favorite treat: candy-coated chicks! To make these easy (and not to mention...

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  14. Geometric Mobiles (Himmelis)

    Geometric Mobiles (Himmelis)

    This stunning project is also surprisingly simple to make. Himmelis are geometric mobiles that are used as Finnish Christmas decorations. Traditionally they are made...

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  15. Nature Findings Butterflies

    Nature Findings Butterflies

    My kids are always collecting things in the yard! This was a great activity for them to put all those findings to work. I love...

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