Kids Crafts: Yarn

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If you have a creative child around, there are many great craft supplies to keep them busy, and keep you worry-free. Keep the right supplies on hand, and crafting with your kid can be fun and help you build memories that can last well into their lives.

Yarn Crafts at Think Crafts

School’s Out Summer FunThink Crafts

No matter how old your child is, they will have a blast playing with big, colorful yarn. In addition to stringing, yarn can be used for finger knitting (as seen below), stitching, basket weaving, and plenty of other fun and unique crafts.

Sticky Hands Warm Hearts - Spoonful


Sticky Hands, Warm HeartsSpoonful

Let your kids get a little messy with this fun yarn craft. You can use any shape cookie cutter you want to create the shapes, and create a garland, a mobile, or some fun wall art.

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Kids Fun Indoor ActivitiesConfessions of a Wisconsin Houswife

Though it isn’t particularly “crafty”, you can still create hours of fun simply by stringing yarn in a hallway as a “laser obstacle course” that can challenge any spy in training!

Yarn Folk Art - Think Crafts

Yarn Folk ArtThink Crafts

Welcome the spring season by creating these pieces of yarn art. Teach the child to stay inside the lines and create a beautiful shape.

Tracing With Yarn - Mess For Less

Tracing With YarnMess For Less

If you have a child who is learning letters, this is a fun way to teach them. The sandpaper background keeps the yarn in place, but it is easily removed for hours of fun.

For information on choosing yarn and the different types, visit the yarn buying guide.

For more ideas for crafting with kids, check out more Kids Crafts Posts.

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About Mable Craftsalot

The name says it all! Mable Crafts-alot is an avid reader of craft blogs & magazines and has aspirations to improve her crafting skills. Mable has never met a craft she didn’t like! Mable spends her free time attending craft classes at local community centers, and even teaches a few. When she is not crafting she enjoys cooking, reading, photography and gardening. Mable loves to connect with other crafters to share project ideas, discuss craft trends and chat about favorite crafting tools and techniques. To learn more about Mable, become her friend on Facebook!

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