Kids Crafts: Craft Foam

By Crafts-a lot Contributor, Mable who is an avid reader of craft blogs & magazines and has aspirations 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.

Toddler Crafts: Craft Foam at ThinkCrafts.com

Craft foam is a versatile material that is very safe for young children to use, and your kids will love the soft, squishy feel. There are lots of different kinds of craft foam to choose from, and no matter how old your child is you can find a craft foam project. Lots of craft foam is available with adhesive already on the back, so there is no worry about using any messy glue when attaching it to something. It comes in sheets and shapes, so you can cut your own or just use them like stickers.

Here are some project ideas and inspiration to get your kids crafting with craft foam:

Goofy Foam Glasses

Goofy Foam GlassesDollar Store Mom

Decorate clear glasses or old sunglasses with craft foam and gems. Get the kinds with adhesive already on the back, and you don’t have to worry about messy glue getting all over the glasses!

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Crafting with Styrofoam

You can make such a variety of beautiful, fun, long lasting crafts with Craft Foam.  It comes in a range of sizes and styles, cones, sheets, blocks, eggs and circles; a shape for every project, a craft for every season.

Looking for something to crochet in celebration of Spring? This homemade wreath will bring joy to everyone who passes your door!

 Crochet Spring WreathRepeat Crafter Me

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Kids Crafts: Styrofoam

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.

Styrofoam Block Print

Styrofoam is one of the most versatile craft materials out there. You can find it in specific shapes for decorating, or recycle some from packing materials. Either way, it’s guaranteed to bring hours of fun to your children. Take the above prints made by etching a piece of styrofoam. It’s an easy way to recycle and to create a new way to paint and look at materials.

Ice Fishing - Strong Start

Ice FishingStrong Start

I also love the idea of using styrofoam packing peanuts to bring an extra fun element to a fishing game. You can’t see the fish, so it’s an extra surprise when you catch one, but they’re still very easy to pull out of the bin.

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5 Fun DIY Planters From The Think Crafts Archives

By EcoCraft Contributor Amy from the blog The EcoCrafter

Houseplants are a great addition to any home. They come in so many shapes, sizes, and colors that can be arranged to make them look even more perfect. But of course, the plant itself is only part of the beauty. The pot they are planted in can make or break the look. Here are 5 DIY planters to give your houseplants that extra something to get them to really pop.

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Coffee Filter Ice-Cream Craft

By Kids Crafts Contributor Veronika. Follow Veronika on her blog Toddler at Play and on Instagram @toddleratplay.

Summer is here and to celebrate we’re sharing a super fun, perfect for Summer craft idea kids are going to love! Create this unique ice-cream using coffee filters and watercolors to make stunning mixes of colors!

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