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20 Easy Kid’s Crafts

20 Easy Kid’s Crafts…simple ideas that will inspire creativity and imagination in your little ones. Great inspiration when you need a quick and fabulous activity!

DIY Crafts for Kids

There is nothing better than doing a craft with a child and watching their eyes light up when they realize that they have just created something beautiful! Their proud smile makes all the effort you put in so worth it. Crafting with kids is so much fun and it doesn’t have to be stressful. There are so many creative craft ideas that are inexpensive and easy to put together!

Below you’ll find 20 fabulous ideas that will create hours of fun for your little ones. Honestly, these crafts are fun to make no matter how old you are and the quality time that you will spend with your kids doing these is priceless. Simply click on the link below each photo to get detailed instructions on how to create these masterpieces. Have fun!

Coffee Filter Dancer

These coffee filter dancers are breathtaking! I love the vibrant colors on each dress. I can’t believe how easy these are to make! 

One Little Project

Coffee Filter Dancer via One Little Project

Cup and Ball Game

Help your kiddos create this cup and ball game and they will be playing it all afternoon! The marker designs on each cup are adorable.

One Little Project

Cup and Ball Game via One Little Project

Coffee Filter Rainbow

The colors blend so beautifully in this coffee filter rainbow craft! The googly eyes on the cloud are a great touch.

Darcy and Brian

Coffee Filter Rainbow Craft via Darcy and Brian

Galaxy Glitter Jars

Teach your kids about our incredible universe with this galaxy glitter jar! I am in awe of how beautiful this looks. Your kids will definitely love this one.

Fireflies & Mud Pies

Galaxy Glitter Jars via Fireflies & Mud Pies

Mini Lid Banjos

Got a toddler who loves music? Try making one of these adorable mini lid banjos. Your kiddo will be strumming all around the house!

The Craft Train

Mini Lid Banjos via The Craft Train

Paper Jellyfish

Paper rings just got a whole lot cooler with this paper jellyfish craft! Kids will love being able to customize their own jellyfish.

Crafts by Ria

Paper Jellyfish Craft for Kids via Crafts by Ria

Coffee Filter Butterflies

Who knew you could do so much with coffee filters? These butterflies are gorgeous and so much fun for kids to make!

Made to be A Momma

Coffee Filter Butterflies via Made to be A Momma

Homemade Playdough

Who doesn’t love playdough?! This colorful DIY playdough recipe is great for those afternoons when you don’t know what to do with the kids.

I Heart Naptime

The Best Homemade Playdough Recipe via I Heart Naptime

DIY Sidewalk Chalk

Did you know that it’s actually quite easy to make chalk yourself? This recipe is fantastic and your kiddos will have so much fun creating masterpieces outside on the sidewalk!

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Homemade Sidewalk Chalk

Homemade Slime

Slime is both fun to make and to play with. Kids love this squishy, gooey, and slimy activity and you will too!

I Heart Naptime

Homemade slime at I Heart Naptime

Fork Stamped Tulips

On days when you need a very simple craft idea try making fork-stamped tulips! It is darling and only requires a little paint, a plastic fork, and a piece of paper!

Toddler at Play

Forked Stamped Tulips Craft via Toddler at Play

No Mess Painting

Take away the mess of paints with this fantastic smush painting idea. This is perfect if you have a 1 yr old, but all kids would enjoy it.

Happy Toddler Club

No Mess Smush Painting for Toddlers via Happy Toddler Club

Unicorn Toilet Paper Roll

Start saving those toilet paper rolls because there are so many fabulous crafts you can make with them. This Unicorn Roll is so cute!

Fun Money Mom

Unicorn Toilet Paper Roll Craft via Fun Money Mom

Pom Pom Shooter

Here’s another toilet paper roll craft that actually shoots pom poms! This pom pom shooter is definitely one to add to your craft list.

Little Bins for Little Hands

Easy Pom Pom Shooter Craft via Little Bins for Little Hands

Outdoor Nature Craft

This fun nature craft will get you outside to enjoy the sunlight and fresh air. Kids will have so much fun exploring and collecting plants to use.

My Bored Toddler

Outdoor Nature Craft for Toddlers via My Bored Toddler

Pipe Cleaner Finger Puppets

I absolutely love pipe cleaners and it’s because you can do so many things with them! These finger puppets are amazing and easy enough for even the littlest kids to make.

One Little Project

Easy Pipe Cleaner Finger Puppets via One Little Project


How cute are these homemade maracas?! They are easy to make, inexpensive, and so much fun to play with.

Top 50 Easy Kids Crafts on iheartnaptime.com- so many fun ideas!
Crafty Homeschool Mom

Maracas via Crafty Homeschool Mom

Cardboard Tube Binoculars

Take your child on a fabulous adventure with these cardboard binoculars! They take little time to make so you can spend more time exploring with your little one.

Crafts by Amanda

Cardboard Tube Binoculars via Crafts by Amanda

Cupcake Liner Fish

Do you have a lot of cupcake liners sitting in your cupboard? Try making these adorable fish! Your kiddos will be so happy to hang this on the fridge.


Cupcake Liner Fish via IHeartCraftyThings

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  1. Thanks for the great ideas! A few of them are new so we will be enjoying these over the next few weeks.

  2. My nephew will surely love this Homemade scented bubbles… Thanks for great list Jamielyn!

  3. Thanks for the tips! Definitely a lot of fun things here to keep the little ones busy. I remember seeing those “ginormous bubbles” at markets and fairs as a kid. But they’re not around as much anymore… can’t wait to recreate them now πŸ™‚