Craft ideas

10 easy craft ideas for kids and parents on lockdown!


The truth is, with a lot of kids’ crafts, it can be pretty awful. Not terrible in a cute way. Horrible because it’s either too complicated, time consuming or expensive.

And horrible because what you see is not what you get when you and your own kids try.

Because finding the right balance is hard, we’ve rounded up some surprisingly easy craft ideas for kids that are also very, very cool.

Go ahead and tinker!

1. Celery stamping

Enhance the tradition of your Advent calendar with this DIY gingerbread stamping version of Sugar Celery is a favorite for kids of all ages! You can stamp them on a card or make this pretty bouquet of flowers.

2. DIY coasters

Make your craft cocktails even prettier by serving them on these DIY snowflake coasters. Made with white pipe cleaners, nothing could be simpler. Learn how to make them from sugar and charm.

3. Handprint butterflies

Hand printed butterflies are the cutest card idea for mom! She will love that these are made from handprints. Preschoolers can decorate with pom poms, stickers, or paint. It also comes with a sweet poem to add inside.

4. Beautiful flower patterns

This flower pattern craft is perfect for preschoolers! They can add special messages under the petals.

5. Toilet paper flowers

Save paper rolls and create these cute butterflies and flowers! It’s fun for preschoolers to paint and create.

6. Button cards

The buttons are perfect for practicing fine motor skills! Have your kids make flower button cards for Grandma, she’ll love them for sure!

7. Cupcake Liner Cards

Looking for an easy card that your kids can stick together? This cupcake liner card is perfect! Pre-cut coffee mugs and they can stick to cupcake liners, popsicle sticks, and coffee mugs. Free printable template included.

8. A collage of photos

Sort all those vacation photos and create a fun photo collage to remind you of your last vacation together!

9. Make good use of those cans!

Save your bottle caps to make this super inexpensive and colorful bottle cap flower for mom! Check out Crafty Morning where you can find the instructions for making this lovely Mother’s Day gift.

10. Use your egg cartons

Here’s another cute Mother’s Day craft that uses egg cartons. See more at Mod Podge Rocks.

For more great ideas visit these blogging sites

Blue Horizon prints

Good Housekeeping

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