Arts & Crafts

Give your child a chance to embrace his artistic side. Try these great arts and crafts ideas: Whether it's learning a new handcraft like crochet or getting messy with paints, your creative kid will love exploring the many ways to express himself.

5 Solar-Powered Crafts and Activities

These simple crafts and activities are made with the power of good old-fashioned sunshine.

Easy Crafts Made from Paper Plates, Cups & Other Dishware

Spend an afternoon with your little ones transforming ordinary paper plates and plastic utensils into entertaining craft projects.

Simple Wood Crafts

These easy-to-make wood crafts will have both you and your little ones creating animals out of wooden clothespins and train tracks out of Popsicle sticks. Time to start crafting!

Easy Paper Crafts for Your Kids

Jump-start your child's creativity with these simple crafts made from all varieties of colorful paper.

8 Crafts From Household Items

Tap into your kids' creative side with these easy projects that can be assembled from everyday items.

8 Fun STEM Crafts for Kids

Forget those problem sets! Get your kids psyched about STEM with interactive toys they can make at home. They'll be amazed to see science, technology, engineering, and math in action in a setting that feels nothing like school. Get templates and instructions at familyfunmag.com/printables.

Gifts Kids Can Make

Get creative with these handmade ideas that are fun (and inexpensive!) to craft and give

Sew a Sleeping Bag for Stuffed Animals

Stitch up the perfect haven for a favorite stuffed animal. If your kids have outgrown their flannel pj's, this is a great way to upcycle them!

Egg Carton Sea Creatures Craft: How-To Video

Turn an empty egg carton into a fabulous underwater family with this craft project for kids.

Pipe Cleaner Fireworks

Add some sizzle to your festivities with these easy, kid-friendly fireworks.

Magnetic Dragonfly Clip

Display your child's artwork in style by creating this cute magnetic dragonfly clip to hang on your fridge.

Milk Carton Bird Feeder

Kids and their feathered friends will love this adorable homemade bird feeder.

Get Your Groovy On! How to Tie-Dye with Kids

Tie-dyeing T-shirts is a fab outdoor activity for the whole family.

Mini Makers: 5 Crafts for Your Little Entrepreneur

It's summertime and the selling is easy with these quick and simple crafts for kids to make and market.

Make a Milk Carton Bird Feeder

Kids and their feathered friends will love this adorable homemade bird feeder.

Chenille Stem Craft Ideas

Your kids will adore twisting and bending brightly colored chenille stems into these fun and easy craft projects.

Spectacular Summer Craft Ideas for Kids

Fun indoor and outdoor activities for stretching out summer.

Fun Foam Craft Projects for Kids

Get your kids' creative juices flowing with these simple foam craft projects that take minutes to make and create hours of fun.

Ray Catcher Project

Hang this mobile in a light-filled window to really let it glimmer and glow. Just be sure to keep it out of reach of little kids; the beads are a choking hazard.

Volunteer Alert: No-Sew Capes for Kids

This summer, FamilyFun is teaming up with Access Hollywood's Kit Hoover and two venerable volunteer organizations, Enchanted Makeovers and generationOn, to encourage families like yours to make and donate capes to kids who enter homeless shelters. We know we can make a huge difference, so grab some friends and throw a party with a purpose!

Plastic Bottle Sand Creature

Save those bottles for this super fun activity.

How-to Video: Make a Flying Saucer Craft

This UFO craft is so awesome it can double as a party favor.

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