Crafts are a fun, easy way for kids to create and express themselves. Whether you need to keep them busy or looking for a little creativity these fun, cute crafts will do just that. Fortunately, it does not require much work from parents’ end! This article talks about several easy kid’s craft ideas that will keep your children happy and having a great time. Check out this list of +30 quick and easy kids crafts anyone can do.
Don’t miss out on all of our holiday coloring pages. You can spend time coloring together after you’ve made these fun, easy crafts
Simple Crafts for Kids: The supply list
I often get asked what do I need to make simple crafts? I don’t have many crafty items. Making an easy craft with your kids doesn’t have to be complicated.
Here’s the list of supplies you’ll need for most of these crafts. Most of these items are probably items you already have at home. However, if you need more, I love this craft set from Amazon. It has all of the items we need for crafts like tissue paper, googly eyes, construction paper, markers, crayons, etc.
The must haves:
- White paper plates
- Toilet paper or paper towel rolls
- Colored construction paper
- White paper
- Popsicle sticks
- Glue or tape
- Kid-safe paint, crayons or markers
The optional stuff:
Easy Crafts for Kids
These projects are generally appropriate for kids between the ages of 3 and 10. That said, if a project is “too young” or “too old” for your child, you can always modify it a bit to fit their skill level.
Love this fun toilet paper roll horse. It is super cute and a very creative easy craft for kids. You can find it on Handmade Charlette
You can make all types of fun easy crafts with paper plates just like this fun paper plate llama from Creative Station.
This no sew sock bunny craft might be easier for older kids, but we are still loving how cute it is from Feeling Nifty.
The movement in this paper puppet craft from Craftsbyria is so fun. My kids really enjoyed making this simple craft for kids.
Here is another easy paper plate craft idea from Made to Be Mama. Isn’t this the cutest dinosaur paper plate?
This simple craft for kids from Crafts for Kids uses contact paper and square tissue paper to create a fun suncatcher.
30 Kid Crafts
Painting rocks is another fun and easy craft for kids that doesn’t take a lot of effort, but you can create something beautiful. It really lets your kids use their imagination and creativity. Love these ideas from Rhythms of Play
The Suburban Mom used paper plates to create these fun paper plate dream catchers.
Create a fun pop up card with Red Ted Art.
With the holidays coming up, you can’t go wrong with a pumpkin face flip book craft from I heart Crafty Things. There are so many funny combinations to make.
Another fun toilet paper roll craft from Snippykit. I just love the bunny.
These pipe cleaner finger puppets are so easy that it will be one of your favorite easy crafts. Love this idea from Snippykit
Turn old keys into a Colorful DIY Key Windchime for your yard or garden!
Use your extra cardboard boxes to create yarn letters from Artbablog. Bonus – you could use them as decorations in your child’s room.
Left Brain Craft Brain created these fun recycled flowers.
Not only is this Sun from I heart Crafty Things adorable, but it will help with your kids hand eye coordination.
Skip to My Lou has a tutorial on how to make salt crafts like this salt painting easy craft.
It doesn’t have to be Halloween to enjoy this Paper Plate Flying Bat Puppet. You could even change the bat into a bird or a plane flying in the evening sky.
Disney Inspired Easy Kids Crafts
Do you have a bunch of tissue paper lying around? Put it to good use with this popsicle tissue craft by A Dab of Glue.
I love these simple and creative crafts for kids from Grace Giggle and Naptime. There is nothing better than a Disney craft for kids.
This easy snake craft would go great with any homeschooling. Even if you’re just looking for a fun, easy craft this paper snake will make your kids smile.
Easy Peasy and Fun has done it again with this fun paper plate fish craft. I just love the scale details with cupcake liners.
Make your outdoor space a little brighter with this easy windchime craft.
Looking for some easy and fun camping crafts? We’ve got ya covered.
learn how to make the cutest hedgehog craft with paper leaves, paint, and pompoms. This easy craft includes a printable hedgehog template, making it perfect for home or school.
These shooting star paintings are out of this world! We used chalk pastels, which are super fun and (fair warning!) super messy to create these paintings.
No matter which of these fun kids crafts that you and your child choose to create, you’re sure to build lasting memories and have a great time together!