Arts and Crafts for Kids

Stained Glass Craft Projects for Kids

Glass and children are not a happy combination, so the stunning art of stained glass making is usually ignored as a suitable craft for kids. However, there are ways to make this skill child- friendly. We traditionally think of stained glass as something very beautiful we are used to seeing in churches or on front…

Valentine Arts and Crafts for Kids

Valentine’s Day is an explosion of pink, red, glitter, hearts and flowers- everything that kids love! It inspires lots of arts and crafts projects to show love and affection for friends, Mums, Dads, brothers and sisters. Valentine Mosaic Card Start your card with a plain base of folded card. Use any colour although pinks, red,…

Make Your Own Stationery

Everyone loves to use nice stationery or receive a special letter instead of an email. It’s even better if the stationery is homemade and hand-crafted. Making your own stationery is a good way to encourage kids to remember the often overlooked skill of writing a letter, thank you note or birthday invitation. The shops are…

Arts and Crafts With Dried Flowers

Drying fresh flowers and using a range of crafts to create beautiful and decorative objects is a timeless art that never fails to amuse and challenge children. It’s a fantastic way to spark interest in nature and engage them in a project that needs great care with the delicate flowers, planning and design. How to…

The Art of Quilling for Kids

Quilling is the art of turning strips of paper into rolls, curls and scrolls to decorate items or as part of a clever design depicting flowers, animals, spaceships, princesses or anything you fancy. It’s actually a much simpler craft for kids to try than it looks. It is hundreds of years old and was particularly…

Crafts With String

How many arts and crafts projects can kids get stuck into with a length of string? The list is as long as…. a piece of string? String is versatile and cheap, you’ve probably got a length or two somewhere in the house, so don’t worry about buying expensive craft string. Standard household twine is good…

Why and Where to do Arts and Crafts with Kids?

Doing crafts with kids can be great fun. There are a whole range of arts and crafts that are suitable for children both young and old and these can be a lovely thing for families to do together or for children to do on their own. The Benefits of Crafts for Kids Arts and crafts…

Make Your Own Bird Mobile

To make this bird mobile you need string, cardboard and scissors. Either trace this bird picture four times, or print out this sheet four more times. Stick each bird onto card, then colour them in or paint them any colours you like. Get an adult to help you pierce the top of the bird to…

Hidden Animal Dot-to-dot

Have you been on any trips to the zoo lately? Or how about a visit to an aquarium or sea life centre? You can have such a fantastic time there, there are so many animals to see and so many things to do! What’s your favourite animal? How about a huge grey elephant? Or a…

Make Your Own Jigsaw

Here is a lovely Spring picture for you to make into your very own jigsaw. All you have to do is print off the picture and stick it onto some cardboard. Then cut out the jigsaw shapes – or ask a grown-up to help you to cut them out. Now you have your own bunny…