Crafts for Kids!
Frugal Family Fun: Craft Ideas to Keep the Kids Busy!
Whether it is Spring Break, summer, a weekend, or just a good time for a family activity, these fun and frugal craft ideas will come in handy! Keep the kids busy and keep boredom at bay…at least for a little bit.
Craft Ideas for Little Kids:
Kids love this stuff! It only requires a few ingredients and costs a lot less than buying kinetic sand from the store.
Use cheap supplies to make an interesting tactile activity for the little ones. Combine finger painting, baking, smashing, and mess-making, all in one easy to clean up activity!
Get the kids involved in decorating this DIY Magnet Board and finding the perfect place for it. Add washi tape, paint, or ribbon, if desired. Chalkboard paint could be fun too. Then you can make your own magnets too!
The kids will enjoy painting their snacks with an easy food paint and then eating it!
Your kids will love making and playing with this ooey-gooey homemade Gak. An excellent sensory activity for the little ones!
This is a fun and cheap craft idea that the kids can help with. You can use other shapes, like circles, stripes, or whatever you can come up with! Could be a great little crafty gift to make for someone else!
The kids can help you make them and then enjoy creating jewelry and more with the noodle beads once the beads are ready!
Kids love to create with play dough! The little ones can help in making the dough, then get to enjoy playing with it. This is the best homemade play dough recipe!
Let your kids help in assembling and decorating this DIY Lego table. Then they can keep busy making a new LEGO creation afterward!
Make your own bubble solution, then you can use it for art, stretching bubbles, and bubble bath!
Making this clock will help your kids get excited about learning how to tell time.
You can find lots of fun craft kits for kids online too!
More Craft Ideas:
While searching through the archives for these great kid crafts, I found several more activities that may be fun for kids that are a little bit older. Perhaps you have a tween daughter that would enjoy participating in some of these crafts! A lot of these would be fantastic homemade gifts too.
- French Bulletin Board
- Chalkboard Countdown
- Washi Tape Clipboard
- DIY Bow Board
- Chore Chart
- String Art
- DIY Pillow Covers
- Baby Headbands
- DIY Race Bib Display
- Flower Clips
- DIY Infinity Scarves
- Instagram Display Board
- DIY Hair Tie
- Friend Frame
- DIY Frame Chalkboard
- Necklace Board
- Faux Metal Letters
- Earring Frame
- DIY Flowers and Topiary Ball
- Composition Book Journal
- Duck Tape Hair Bows
Have fun and stay frugal!