Crafty Kids: A Collection of Craft Ideas for Families

August 15, 2020

Indoor Crafts

Play Dough and Crayons

Give Old Crayons New Life as Play Dough

Gingerbread Play Dough

Warming Tray Brings New Life to Old Crayons

Make Your Own Crayons


Create a Fall Tree Suncatcher

Ice Light Catchers

Bead Sun Catchers

Simple Mosaic Suncatchers

How to Make Easy Paper Plate Suncatchers

Musical Instruments

Make a Kazoo for National Kazoo Day

Four DIY Musical Instruments Your Kids Can Make

Recycled Musical Instruments

At-Home Activities That Will Bring Music To Your Ears

Shaving Cream

Make Your Own Marbled Paper With Shaving Cream

Super Easy Fluffy Slime

Ice Cream Paintings


Colored Rice for Your Sensory Bin

Summer Sensory Bin

Recycled Crafts 

Water Bottle Wind Twirlers

Repurposed Diaper Boxes

Recycled Crafts: Kids Will Love to Make This Bird Feeder

Recycle Old Greeting Cards

Create an Apple Stamp from Cardboard Tubes


Fall Clothespin Fairies

Make a Leavings Doll (no sew!)


DIY Vacation Souvenir Frame

Kid Craft: Easy DIY Puzzle Piece Frames

Dad's Favorite Things Photo Frame for Father's Day


Colorful Autumn Tree Craft

Turkey Family Hand Print Painting

Craft a Pinecone Turkey

Click here for our list of Science Activities! 

Outdoor Crafts

Pool Noodles 

Make an Easy Pool Noodle Sprinkler

Pool Noodle Model Car

Make Simple and Fun Pool Noodle Boats


Giant Bubble Wand and Giant Bubble Solution

Summer Boredom Buster Series: #3: Sock Bubbles


Easy Tie Dyed Shoes

Permanent Marker Tie Dye Shirts


Macaroni Sensory Sand

How to Build a Drip Sandcastle

More Outdoor Fun

Macaroni Made – DIY Terra Cotta Wind Chimes

DIY Chalk Paint: A Mess-Free Alternative

DIY Indoor/Outdoor Tent

3 Easy Steps to Create a Fairy Garden

How to Build a Fairy Gnome House

Put some of these ideas in a Boredom Buster Jar and pick one the next time you hear "I'm bored"!! 

You can also find 48 crafts to do with the kids in the Macaroni Kid Crafts Ebook!

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