Kids Crafts: Googly Eyes

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By Crafts-a lot Contributor, Mable who is an avid reader of craft blogs & magazines and is always looking to improve her crafting skills. Join Mable on Facebook to socialize and share with other crafters!

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.

Slimy Eyes Sensory Bag - Hands On As We Grow

Slimy Eyes Sensory BagHands On As We Grow

Wiggly, jiggly eyes add humor and character to any craft project. They’re fun to shake, sound really cool, and instantly give anything personality. Kids love watching their creations come to life when they add googly eyes. You’ll love the simplicity and the hours of fun these simple supplies can bring. Here are some of our favorite creative googly eyes crafts…

Googly Eyes Headbands - The Crafty Blog Stalker

Googly Eye HeadbandThe Crafty Blog Stalker

Girls won’t be able to stop giggling once they make these fun and funky hair accessories. Grab some old headbands and find the craziest googly eyes you can!

Teach your child gardening with these cute recycled pots! Tutorial at

Tin Can Friends

The wiggle eyes added to these tin can pots give them so much character! Each one seems to have its own personality, and who wouldn’t love to “feed” their friend and watch its hair grow?

Wiggle Eye Aliens - Crafts n Coffee

Wiggle Eye AliensCrafts n’ Coffee

Use neon googly eyes to create these fun alien decorations. The post has even more fun aliens made with styrofoam balls and wiggle eyes!

Cupcrazed Cupcake Bar - Cupcakes Take the Cake

Cupcrazed Cupcake BarCupcakes Take the Cake

Even food looks better with wiggle eyes. How fun would these be for a party? And the little one can help add them to the cupcakes!

Paper Bag Donkeys - Mess for Less

Paper Bag DonkeysMess for Less

With pre-cut shapes, a child of any age can create one of these donkey friends from paper bags. All you need to add is some googly eyes to make these donkeys come to life!

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

And for more information on the different types of wiggle eyes visit the Craft Eyes Buying Guide.

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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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One Response
  1. Sharon :

    Date: June 7, 2013 @ 2:13 PM

    I love a good wiggle eye craft! They give a project a little punch of personality. Thank you for including the Wiggle Eye Aliens from Crafts ‘n Coffee!

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