Category Archives: Kid’s Crafts

Beaded Stacking Bracelets

By General Craft Contributor Michelle

Create some colorful, and fun bracelets to accessorize your summer wardrobe.  Write you name, inspiration words, or short sayings on each bracelet–wear one bracelet at a time, or in a statement making stack.  This is a fun project for kids, and adults alike, and would make a great gift!

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Toy Car Painting – Preschool Activity

By EcoCraft Contributor Amy from the blog The EcoCrafter

Painting with toy cars

Painting with toy cars is a fun way to get preschoolers engaged in art. It is easy to set up and uses easy-to-find supplies. Painter’s tape is used to block off parts to the card so that when it is removed you are left with crisp lines that make the abstract painting look super professional.

Whether you make a card, a journal, or just a painting, this craft is sure to get little ones creating and leave you with a nice piece of abstract art.

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Sunburst Tie Dye T-shirt With Rit Dye

By EcoCraft Contributor Amy from the blog The EcoCrafter

Take your tie-dye skills beyond the basic scrunch with this easy-to-make sunburst pattern. It looks impressive but is super easy to make. So grab a stained t-shirt or get a new one and add some color with this tie-dye sunburst.

The dye application for this design is really easy and allows for sloppy application without ruining the results. It also used Rit dyes which are non-toxic and easy to use making this a fun family project.

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Recycled Shrinky Dink Heart Charm – Anatomically Correct

By EcoCraft Contributor Amy from the blog The EcoCrafter

Heart shaped keychain

Recycled shrinky dinks are one of the best and easiest recycled crafts out there. They are made from #6 plastic and permanent markers, both items that can be found in most households.

With this shrinky dink project, you will learn how to make an anatomically correct heart charm. Although it may seem somewhat morbid to some, to me the image of a real heart conveys science and love at the same time. Teach kids about reducing waste and anatomy at the same time.

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