Cool Crafts for Kids

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These super cute lambs are made from cardboard tubes, cotton balls, felt and pipe cleaners. They are adorable and fun to play with! #cardboardtubecrafts #recyclecrafts #kidscrafts #eastercrafts #craftsbyamanda
Kids love dinosaurs, so putting together this fun mason jar dinosaur nightlight will be an especially fun project they can make! #nightlight #kidscrafts #dinosaurs #giftideas #craftsbyamanda
This cute duct tape bee craft swirls and twirls in the breeze when you put it outside in your garden, or you can hang it in a kid's room for some cute bee decor! #ducttape #kidscrafts #ducttapecrafts #bee #bumblebee #craftsbyamanda

Animal crafts

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Turn your beach findings into a cute seashell fish craft this summer. Hang the seashell fish in a shadowbox for a fun memento to look back on. #seashell #seashellcrafts #beachcrafts #kidscrafts #animalcrafts #ocean #summercrafts #kidsactivities
Keep the kids busy at home this summer with this easy and fun printable beach bingo game! All you'll need is a printer, paper, and scissors. #printable #bingo #kidscrafts #freeprintable #kidsactivites #summer #summerschool #craftsbyamanda
Turn an ordinary cardboard roll into this adorable cardboard tube jellyfish! A fun ocean themed kid's craft that's perfect for summer. #cardboardtube #cardboardtubecrafts #cardboardtubeprojects #kidscrafts #jellyfishcraft #beachcrafts #craftsbyamanda

Beach crafts

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A super fun project (especially for scouts!) for kids. Learn how to make a real working rubber band car!
Make this fun cardboard tube binoculars with the kids using toilet paper tubes and felt. Use your binoculars to check out wildlife or have a make believe safari! #cardboardtubecrafts #cardboardtubebinoculars #howtomakebinoculars #summercraftsforkids #easycraftsforkids #kidscrafts #craftsbyamanda
Make this fun cardboard tube binoculars with the kids using toilet paper tubes and felt. Use your binoculars to check out wildlife or have a make believe safari! #cardboardtubecrafts #cardboardtubebinoculars #howtomakebinoculars #summercraftsforkids #easycraftsforkids #kidscrafts #craftsbyamanda

Cardboard tube crafts

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With some paint and this simple tutorial, turn a few medium sized rocks and a wooden tray into an adorable DIY tic-tac-toe game! #tictactoe #paintedrocks #rockpainting #diy #kidscrafts #craftsbyamanda
Make your own glow in the dark bowling game using glow sticks and water bottles! Super fun for summer, but also great as an indoor game. #glowinthedark #bowling #summeractivities #kidscrafts #craftsbyamanda
Follow our step by step instructions and video to learn how to make a scrunchie! Super fun beginner sewing project for kids and adults. Great for summer. #scrunchies #diyscrunchies #sewing #sewingforkids #beginnersewing #needlework #kidscrafts #craftsbyamanda

DIY toys

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These adorable little pinecone owls are a fun fall nature craft that kids will love. Great for their room or your fall table! #kidscrafts #naturecraft #pinecones #fall #fallcrafts #painting #craftsbyamanda
With these coffee ground fossils, your kids can pretend they were on a real life dinosaur excavation! They’re so easy to make, kids will love making these fossils from coffee grounds. #saltdough #saltdoughprojects #fossils #howtomakefossils #kidsactivities #summercraftsforkids #craftsbyamanda
These easy decorative garden stakes are kid-friendly, budget-friendly, and super-easy to make. They're a beautiful addition to your yard or garden. #garden #gardening #beads #gardenstakes #kidfriendly #diy #craftsbyamanda

Nature crafts

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I created this paper plate black cat for kids because as far as Halloween characters go, I think the black cat is commonly overlooked. Free pattern!
This super easy owl craft is great for young kids, even the smallest can do this with help! Make this fun paper plate owl with your kids today.
I created this paper plate black cat kid's craft because as far as Halloween characters go, I think the black cat is commonly overlooked! #paperplate #paperplatecraft #halloweencraft #paperplatekidscraft #halloweenkidscraft #blackcat #halloweenblackcat #kidscrafts #craftsbyamanda

Paper plate crafts

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Twirling paper ghosts can be completed in less than 20 minutes and kids can do all the steps. Great for Halloween decorating! #paper #papercrafts #constructionpaper #ghosts #halloween #halloweendecor #kidscrafts #craftsbyamanda
Kids love funny and cute monster faces, so these easy to make monster windsocks are a great afternoon project! Monsters are not seasonal and can be made any time of year. #monster #kidscrafts #constructionpaper #halloween #halloweendecor #craftsbyamanda
Twirling paper ghosts can be completed in less than 20 minutes and kids can do all the steps. Great for Halloween decorating! #paper #papercrafts #constructionpaper #ghosts #halloween #halloweendecor #kidscrafts #craftsbyamanda

Paper crafts

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Use these free You've Been Booed! printables to set off a chain reaction of Halloween spirit on your block! #halloween #trickortreat #printables #kidscrafts #kidsprintables #parenting #craftsbyamanda
Help your kids appreciate the beauty of autumn with this printable fall scavenger hunt. You can even add a prize for whoever finds the most! #scavengerhunt #kidscrafts #fall #fallkidscrafts #naturecrafts #parenting #boredombuster #craftsbyamanda
Kids will love spending their downtime exploring their creative side with these free printable summer coloring pages! All you need is a printer, paper, and art supplies to color with. #printables #kidscrafts #coloringpages #freeprintable #coloring #craftsbyamanda

Printables

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Create a mason jar wind chime using beautiful strung colorful glass beads and enjoy the soothing sounds as the winds blow. #masonjar #windchimes #gardencraft #masonjarcraft #recycledcraft #diy #kidscrafts #craftsbyamanda
Personalize these popsicle stick bracelets with any paper design you like, or make it a kid-friendly project and let them decorate the bracelets with paint. #teencrafts #diyjewelry #diybracelet #campcrafts #popsiclestickcrafts
Little hand held fans that look like watermelons, made from paper plates and craft sticks! This is a great project for a hot summer day. #paperplate #paperplatecrafts #kidscrafts #summercrafts #watermelon #recyclingwithkids #recycledcrafts #craftsbyamanda

Recycled crafts

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Over 20 fun painted rock projects plus tips for successfully painting on rocks and keeping your painted rocks outside. Learn what paint works best! #rockcrafts #paintedrocks #rockpainting #paint #gardencrafts #garden #gardendecor #summercrafts
If you're looking for an easy craft for the kids, or you just need something to kill the time on a rainy afternoon, these skull rocks are just the thing. #rockpainting #paintedrocks #halloween #halloweencrafts #halloweenkidscrafts #skullcrafts #craftsbyamanda

Rock crafts

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Your kids are going to love this magic milk experiment! All you need is some milk, dish soap, and liquid food coloring. #scienceexperiment #experiment #kidscrafts #kidsexperiment #kidsactivities #boredombuster #craftsbyamanda
Teaching kids about chemical reactions doesn't have to be limited to science class. This fun experiment shows the baking soda and vinegar reaction that happens when these two ingredients are combined. #science experiment #bakingsodavinegar #experiment #kidsexperiment #kidsscience #kidsscieneexperiment #kidscrafts #craftsbyamanda
Create a fun miniature under-the-sea world to put on your bedroom shelf, display in the bathroom, or use as a night light! #masonjar #kidscrafts #diykidscrafts #masonjarcrafts #craftsbyamanda

Science crafts & activities

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What's Oobleck? Well, it's kinda like slime but it's both a solid and a liquid. An awesome sensory activity and fun learning opportunity. #slime #diyslime #homemadeslime #oobleck #kidscrafts #craftsbyamanda
Using glue, glitter, and some food coloring, this borax-free patriotic slime is a crafty Fourth of July project the kids will love to play with! #slime #kidscrafts #patriotic #4thofjuly #independenceday #diyslime #craftsbyamanda
This easy to make mermaid slime is not only fun for your mermaid-loving child; it's incorporates sensory play and is great for classroom or homeschool lessons about the ocean. #slime #howtomakeslime #mermaidslime #mermaid #kidscrafts #boredombuster #sensoryplay #classroomcrafts #homeschooling #craftsbyamanda

Slimes & doughs

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a round ornament made out of paper and colored glass tiles with a green string hanging from it
Earth Day Mosaic Craft
st patrick's day activities and printables for kids to do on the table
St. Patrick’s Day Activity Sheets
These fun and free St. Patrick’s Day printable activity sheets include all the iconic symbols of the holiday, like shamrocks, rainbows, leprechauns, gold coins, pot of gold, and even a leprechaun trap! #craftsbyamanda #stpatricksdaycrafts
rainbow crafts for kids to make
Rainbow Crafts for Kids
Kids love rainbow crafts, especially during springtime! So we’ve gathered 30 of the Best Rainbow Crafts for Kids that we could find for a rainy day or St. Patrick’s Day craft inspiration! #craftsbyamanda #rainbowcrafts #stpatricksdaycrafts
valentine's day card with lots of stickers on it
Printable Valentine Bingo
Are you searching for a fun Valentine’s Day game to play with your family? Look no further than this adorable printable Valentine bingo game. #craftsbyamanda #valentinesdaycrafts #valentinescrafts
two hands holding a pink heart shaped object in it's palm, with white speckles
Valentine Slime
It's sparkly, squishy, and makes a fun Valentine gift! This Valentine slime takes only a few minutes to make and uses minimal supplies. #craftsbyamanda #valentinescrafts #slime
new year's crafts are featured in this collage
25 New Years Crafts
Letting the kids stay up for New Year’s may sound like a good idea… until you’re two hours past bedtime and they are bored out of their minds! Keep them happy with these fun New Year’s Crafts for Kids (and while they’re occupied, consider turning the clock forward a couple of hours!) #amandascookin #newyearsevecrafts #newyearcraftsforkids
a painting of a penguin standing in the snow with blue dots on it's face
Footprint Penguin
Winter is the perfect season to create Footprint Penguin art with acrylic paint, canvas, and a cozy sock-covered foot from a child you love. #craftsbyamanda #penguincrafts #wintercrafts
a santa letter to santa on top of a red table with twine spools
Free Letter to Santa Printable
It’s the time of year when Santa needs to know what all the good little girls and boys want for Christmas! Download and print this free letter to Santa printable to create a keepsake-worthy wish list for your children. #craftsbyamanda #santacrafts #freechristmasprintable
a basket filled with candy and halloween treats next to a sign that says you've been booed
You’ve Been Booed
Spreading cheer doesn’t just have to be limited to Christmas. Pass along some smiles to your neighbors by placing a cute basket full of Halloween goodies on their doorstep. The anonymity of it all makes it even more fun for all who are involved! #craftsbyamanda #halloweencrafts
two wooden pencils decorated as captain america and iron man on top of an open book
Avengers Bookmarks Craft for Kids
If you kids love the Avengers, these Avengers Bookmarks are the perfect craft for them. We even know some grown up Avenger fans that have made them! #craftsbyamanda #avengerscrafts
there is a bowl full of colored blocks in the grass next to a white bowl
Sponge Bombs & Sponge Toss Water Game
This could simply turn into a water fight, so make sure you make enough "spongey ammunition" for everyone! A great summer activity for the entire family. #craftsbyamanda #summercrafts
three patriotic pinwheels in the grass
Patriotic Pinwheels
These printable patriotic pinwheels are a fun afternoon craft to do with the kids. Display them throughout your yard for the Fourth of July or Memorial Day! #craftsbyamanda #veteransdaycrafts #4thofjulycrafts
a little boy sitting at a table with a bowl and whisk in it
10 Tips for Coloring Eggs with Toddlers
Do you have little ones at home and you’re ready to color some Easter eggs? There are a few things to consider that will make things easier for coloring eggs with toddlers and preschoolers, and more fun for all. #craftsbyamanda #craftingwithtoddlers #toddlercrafts
a stack of doughnuts sitting on top of each other next to plastic utensils
Easter Play Dough
This pastel Easter play dough recipe makes a fun Easter basket stuffer or a great spring sensory activity to keep the kids busy! #craftsbyamanda #craftsforkids #howtomakeplaydough
st patrick's day printable game with coins and shamrocks on the table
Printable St. Patrick’s Day Bingo
Today I am sharing a fun St. Patrick’s Day Bingo game that is fun for all ages! Print the cards and tiles at home, and in no time you can be playing a fun, festive game with your family or in a classroom. #craftsbyamanda #stpatrickscrafts #craftsforkids
two st patrick's day hats made out of popsicle sticks on a white wooden surface
Craft Stick Leprechaun Hat
This craft stick leprechaun hat is an easy craft for kids to make while you teach them about Irish culture and why we celebrate St. Patrick's Day! #craftsbyamanda #easycrafts #craftsforkids
three mason jars with snowmen painted on them and gold glitters around the lids
Snowman Slime
Sparkly iridescent glitter gives the look of snow in this snowman slime project! You'll only need a handful of supplies for this cute craft. #craftsbyamanda #diyslime #craftsforkids
two snow globes sitting on top of a wooden table next to christmas trees and presents
Waterless Snow Globes
You can customize these darling little waterless snow globes by using other figurines like deer, elves, Santa, and anything else you can think of. #craftsbyamanda #easycrafts #christmascrafts
two small christmas trees made out of sea glass and starfish decorations, one is green and the other is white
Sea Glass Christmas Tree
Learn how to make a beautiful DIY sea glass Christmas tree topped with pretty starfish ornament. #craftsbyamanda #easychristmascrafts #diychristmas
thanksgiving word scramble with pumpkins and other items
Thanksgiving Word Scramble
You can work together to unscramble the words, or you can turn it into a bit of friendly competition. If you get stuck, there are hints for all of the answers in the illustrations on the page. Waiting for Thanksgiving dinner to be ready is tough, but hopefully this free printable will help the time go by a bit faster! #craftsbyamanda #thanksgivingcrafts #easycraftprojects
the cover of an adult calendar with pictures of christmas decorations and presents in green and red
25+ Advent Calendar Ideas You Can Make
The number of advent calendar ideas out there isI astonishing! To help you decide on what type of advent calendar you would like to make, I’ve narrowed down the choices quite a bit. #craftsbyamanda #adventcrafts #advantcalendar
a stack of rainbow colored play dough next to cookie cutters
How to Make Play Dough
Play dough is a fun project to tackle that requires minimal ingredients but provides countless hours of entertainment for kids. Grab some cookie cutters to make cute shapes or enjoy it as is by rolling, squishing, and molding it. #craftsbyamanda #easycrafts #kidscrafts
two colorful towels sitting on top of a wooden chair next to a potted plant
Drip Tie Dye Backpack
Dot your drip tie dye backpack with vibrant colors of your choice with this fun and easily customizable drip dye method. #craftsbyamanda #tiedyecrafts #easycrafts
a bucket full of sponge tots sitting on the grass
Sponge Bombs & Sponge Toss Water Game
This could simply turn into a water fight, so make sure you make enough "spongey ammunition" for everyone! A great summer activity for the entire family. #craftsbyamanda #summercrafts
four paper plates with ladybugs painted on them
Paper Plate Ladybugs Craft
These paper plate ladybugs are a great painting project for kids of all ages. It's awesome for helping fine-tune your child's motor skills while having lots of fun in the process! #craftsbyamanda #easycrafts #craftsforkids
a young boy is playing with play dough in front of the camera and text overlay reads, easter play dough recipe
Easter Play Dough
Our easy Easter play dough recipe only takes 6 ingredients and a few minutes to make. You’ll be rolling, stamping, and playing with your play dough in no time. #eastercrafts #playdough #howtomakeplaydough #craftsbyamanda
a hand holding a small white and black sheep with the words card board tube lamps
Cardboard Tube Lambs
These super cute lambs are made from cardboard tubes, cotton balls, felt and pipe cleaners. They are adorable and fun to play with! #cardboardtubecrafts #recyclecrafts #kidscrafts #eastercrafts #craftsbyamanda
how to make pom poms with yarn
How to Make a Pom Pom
We can show you how to make a pom pom in just 3 simple steps. These colorful creations are a fun project to do with kids as well! A fun addition for holiday, like Easter decor, Christmas an more! #howtomakepompom #craftsbyamanda #yarncrafts
two snowmen made out of popsicle sticks are hanging from a christmas tree with the words paint stick snowmen on it
Paint Stick Snowmen
If you need a fun winter craft for the kids, my paint stick snowmen are super cute and make fun puppets! After panting the sticks, this craft comes together in less than 15 minutes.
the 25 thanksgiving crafts for adults and kids are featured in this collage with pictures
Thanksgiving Crafts: a compilation of 25+ adults and kids crafts!
In my opinion Thanksgiving crafts, whether they are for adults or kids, just don’t get the attention they deserve. Here are plenty of Thanksgiving ideas! #thanksgiving #thanksgivingcrafts #thanksgivingdinnerideas #thanksgivingideas #thanksgivingdecor #holidaydecor #holidaycrafts #craftsbyamanda
a red ornament hanging from a christmas tree
Santa's Belly Ornament
Super simple and so darn cute! Make a Santa's Belly Ornament for Christmas.
two kids holding up their handprint turkeys
Family Handprint Turkey
This adorable Family Handprint Turkey is an easy paper craft for the kids to make, and they will love that you are involved too! #craftsbyamanda #handprintcrafts #turkeycrafts
two mason jars with faces painted on them and the words glowing in front of them
Glowing Jack O' Lantern Jars
Create some spooky fun for your doorstep or window this Halloween with these glowing Jack O'Lantern luminaries!
two mason jars with faces painted on them and the words glowing in front of them
Glowing Jack O' Lantern Jars
Create some spooky fun for your doorstep or window this Halloween with these glowing Jack O'Lantern luminaries!
twelve paper roll crafts for toddlers and preschoolers
32 Easy Toilet Paper Roll Crafts for Toddlers (2024)
Easy Toilet Paper Roll Crafts for Toddlers & Preschoolers
a paper cone shaped like a christmas tree with green leaves on the top and bottom
Sea Glass Christmas Tree
Learn how to make a beautiful DIY sea glass Christmas tree topped with pretty starfish ornament.
the cover of how to paint glass is shown with images of painted jars and vases
How to Paint on Glass
A complete guide for successfully painting on glass. Whether you are brushing on your design, stenciling, or spraying, these tips will help! #painting #paintingtips #paintingonglass #homedecor #stenciling #craftsbyamanda
paper plate black cat craft for halloween
Paper Plate Black Cat
I created this paper plate black cat for kids because as far as Halloween characters go, I think the black cat is commonly overlooked. Free pattern!
an image of a toy car made out of rubber bands and wood spools with text overlay that reads how to make your own rubber band car
How to Make a Rubber Band Car
A super fun project (especially for scouts!) for kids. Learn how to make a real working rubber band car!
an owl paper plate craft is shown with the words how to make a paper plate owl
Paper Plate Owl
This super easy owl craft is great for young kids, even the smallest can do this with help! Make this fun paper plate owl with your kids today.
two paper ghost hanging from strings with text saying, twirling ghosts so dang easy
Twirling Paper Ghosts
Twirling paper ghosts can be completed in less than 20 minutes and kids can do all the steps. Great for Halloween decorating! #paper #papercrafts #constructionpaper #ghosts #halloween #halloweendecor #kidscrafts #craftsbyamanda
three paper cups with faces on them and the words monster windsocks written in white
Monster Windsocks
Kids love funny and cute monster faces, so these easy to make monster windsocks are a great afternoon project! Monsters are not seasonal and can be made any time of year. #monster #kidscrafts #constructionpaper #halloween #halloweendecor #craftsbyamanda
halloween printable we've been booed card with a ghost in the middle
You've Been Booed Halloween Printable
Use these free You've Been Booed! printables to set off a chain reaction of Halloween spirit on your block! #halloween #trickortreat #printables #kidscrafts #kidsprintables #parenting #craftsbyamanda
dinosaur night light in glass jars with rocks and moss
Dinosaur Night Light
Kids love dinosaurs, so putting together this fun mason jar dinosaur nightlight will be an especially fun project they can make! #nightlight #kidscrafts #dinosaurs #giftideas #craftsbyamanda
three paper balls with faces hanging from them and the words, twisting ghost's
Twirling Paper Ghosts
Twirling paper ghosts can be completed in less than 20 minutes and kids can do all the steps. Great for Halloween decorating! #paper #papercrafts #constructionpaper #ghosts #halloween #halloweendecor #kidscrafts #craftsbyamanda
three halloween ghost decorations with text overlay that says balloon ghosts
Balloon Ghosts
There are many fun ways to use these little balloon ghosts. Use as party favors and placeholders for your Halloween party, you can even light them up at the table! #halloween #halloweendecor #halloweenparty #kidscrafts #balloons #diy #ghosts #craftsbyamanda
there are three flowers in the vase and one is crocheted with yarn on it
Pinecone Owls
These adorable little pinecone owls are a fun fall nature craft that kids will love. Great for their room or your fall table! #kidscrafts #naturecraft #pinecones #fall #fallcrafts #painting #craftsbyamanda
a paper plate black cat sitting on top of a white surface with the words paper plate black cat above it
Paper Plate Black Cat
I created this paper plate black cat kid's craft because as far as Halloween characters go, I think the black cat is commonly overlooked! #paperplate #paperplatecraft #halloweencraft #paperplatekidscraft #halloweenkidscraft #blackcat #halloweenblackcat #kidscrafts #craftsbyamanda
the fall scavenger hunt is an easy and fun activity for kids
Fall Scavenger Hunt
Help your kids appreciate the beauty of autumn with this printable fall scavenger hunt. You can even add a prize for whoever finds the most! #scavengerhunt #kidscrafts #fall #fallkidscrafts #naturecrafts #parenting #boredombuster #craftsbyamanda