Top 10 Easy Crafts for Kids to Make at Home

Easy Crafts for Kids

 

Today we look at 10 easy crafts for kids to make at home, and you only need to give your little ones a little help to get them started.
These fun crafts for kids are quick and easy to make and use common materials you’ll find around the house.
And yet will provide hours of entertainment for both making these craft ideas, and playing with them.

So let’s take a look at these easy crafts for kids.

Top 10 Easy Crafts for Kids to Make at Home

Paper Chain Snakes# 1 – Chain Snakes

These chain snakes are super easy to make and can be made as long as your child’s imagination will allow. And once you’ve shown your kids how to make the first chain link, you can leave them to create the rest.
Of course, the fun part is decorating the head and this is just one idea you can use.

Here is the full guide to make your Paper Chain Snakes

Skill Level – EASY
Time Required – 15 minutes

Toilet Paper Roll Butterfly#2 – Toilet Paper Roll Butterfly

Here’s another fun craft idea, Colorful Butterflies.
You’ll need a few more items from your craft box for this project, but really any brightly colored paper or card will do. Just cover a toilet roll in colored paper and cut out the wings, and then it’s time to decorate.
In this example, we have used punches and glitter on the wings.
Every butterfly is unique so there aren’t any wrong answers here.
Now pop on some eyes and antennae and you’re done.
And once your child has finished, ask them to tell you a little about their wonderful butterfly.

Here is the full guide to make your Toilet Paper Roll Butterfly

Skill Level – Medium
Time Required – 30 minutes

Paper Plate Jellyfish# 3 Paper Plate Jellyfish

This Paper Plate Jellyfish is another super easy craft idea for your kids.
Everyone has left over paper plates so why not use them and to create something fun.
Just cut a plate in half, draw on a funky face and decorate. Then add the tentacles making them as long as you like. Put a hole in the top so you can hang it close to a window.
Now watch it sway in the breeze.

Here is the full guide to make your Paper Plate Jellyfish

Skill Level – EASY
Time Required – 15 minutes

Egg Carton Caterpillar# 4 Egg Carton Caterpillar

Feeling creative, why not try these Egg Carton Caterpillars for your next craft idea.
In this example, you can make two caterpillars from the same egg carton.
Cut the egg carton in half and trim around the bottom so it sits flat then the fun part starts.
Get the kids to paint their caterpillar in their favorite colors. Now pop on some eyes and antenna and your little one has a Crazy Caterpillar to play with.

Here is the full guide to make your Egg Carton Caterpillar

Skill Level – Medium
Time Required – 20 minutes

Toilet Paper Roll Ninja Turtles#5 Toilet Paper Roll Ninja Turtles

Cowabunga Dude!. Check out these easy to make Toilet Roll Ninja Turtles.
Depending what you have in your craft box you can either paint a toilet roll or use some green cardboard for your ninja body.
Now the big decision, do you only make your favorite Ninja Turtle or the whole team?
Use different colors for the bandannas, purple for Donatella, orange for Michelangelo, red for Raphael and blue for Leonardo.
Pop on the eyes and draw that cheeky grin.
Your kids will have hours of fun playing with their new characters.

Here is the full guide to make your Toilet Paper Roll Ninja Turtle

Skill Level – EASY
Time Required – 15 minutes

Clothespin Airplane# 6 Clothespin Airplane

Here’re another easy crafts for kids idea that only uses three things from your craft box.
You guessed it, a clothespin, popsicle sticks, and glue. Once you have shown your kids how to make them you can leave them to create as many as they like.

Here is the full guide to make your Clothespin Airplane
Skill Level – EASY
Time Required – 15 minutes

 

Paper Plate Spider Web# 7 Spider Web Plate

This is another fun craft idea that’s easy to make, Spider Web Plates.
These Spider Web Plates are super easy to make and your kids will have a great time threading up the web.
In this example paper plates were used as they are easy to paint but you can just as easily use plastic plates. Now finger paint your spider and punch your holes.
If you leave extra string you can hang it in their room.

Here is the full guide to make your Spider Web Plate
Skill Level – EASY
Time Required – 15 minutes

Toilet Roll Monsters# 8 Toilet Roll Monsters

This is another great kid craft idea which is only limited by your child’s imagination.
In this example, the bodies are made with paper towel rolls cut into different sizes then covered with colored tissue paper. Don’t worry if you don’t have any just roll up your colored card stock it does the same thing.
Now comes the fun part. Your child gets to decorated them as crazy as they like. There’s no right or wrong way it’s all about having fun.
And don’t forget to ask your child what their new friend is called.

Here is the full guide to make your Toilet Roll Monsters
Skill Level – EASY
Time Required – 15 minutes

Patty Pan Flowers#9 Patty Pan Flowers

Here’s another fun kid craft idea.
Your child will have fun creating their own flower garden using patty pans, scrap paper and all the bling they can find.
In this example, the flowers have been glued to paper creating a piece of artwork.

Here is the full guide to make your Patty Pan Flowers

Skill Level – EASY
Time Required – 15 minutes

Paper Plate Fish#10 Paper Plate Fish

These Paper Plate Fish are another easy craft idea your kids will love and are only limited by their imagination.

They’re quick and easy to make and will keep the kids busy. And best of all you get to use up your old paper plates so it’s a win-win situation.

Here is the full guide to make your Paper Plate Fish

Skill Level – EASY
Time Required – 15 minutes

 

Well, there you have it 10 Easy Crafts for Kids to Make at Home if you’ve liked this collection and have other ideas you want me to explore, then please feel free to comment below and I’ll put something together.

Until then thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to check out my other Easy Kids Craft ideas.

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