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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.
Popsicle Stick Bracelets – Artsy Fartsy Mama
Use craft sticks to create countless crafty items that can entertain children long after the craft is finished. They’re stackable, paintable, glueable, and just fun to use. They can make puzzles, bookmarks, or even bracelets as shown above. Grab some craft sticks, and start making these fun toys with your children!
Mini-Weaving Loom – Our Creative Day
Get some yarn out and teach your children how to weave with this loom craft. It’s about the right size to make a blanket for a doll, or possibly a coaster.
More Craft Stick Ideas…
Velcro Craft Sticks – Think Crafts
After making these easy Velcro craft sticks, kids will have hours of fun creating shapes. Make a game of it and see how many shapes they know!
Homemade Harmonica – Mess For Less
Who knew simple household materials could create a musical instrument? It may take some time for the kids to get used to creating the music, but some practice will give them tons of fun in the future.
Craft Stick Catapult – Do It and How
This is another fun toy that is made using simple household materials that can be used in so many different fun ways! Use pom poms or marshmallows as projectiles, and make a game of trying to make them into a bowl, or try to hit each other!
Yarn Butterflies – Think Crafts
These yarn butterflies are so colorful and so fun to make! After the kids are done playing with them, they can be strung onto a garland or mobile!
For more ideas for crafting with kids, check out more Kids Crafts Posts.