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.

Gifts Kids Can Make

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

Easy Paper Crafts for Your Kids

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

Recreate Five Masterpiece Paintings

Inspire your child's creativity and imagination by introducing famous painters and their most popular paintings.

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!

4 Things to Make With Buttons

Available in an infinite number of colors, sizes, and designs, buttons are as beautiful as they are useful. Try them in these four craft and toy ideas.

Puppy Puppet Craft

Transform cardboard tubes into a marionette; the ears are snipped from half a tube.

Fun Winter Kids' Crafts

Don't let cold weather stop you from having some creative, crafty fun! Check out these fun, easy activities kids will love.

How to Make a Jumping Origami Frog

Teach your child how to fold a sheet of origami paper into a frog.

8 Adorable No-Candy Valentines

These cool and crafty no-candy valentine ideas are fun and easy to assemble. Your kids' school friends will love the special surprise in each card, while their parents will thank you for not adding to the sugar explosion.

How to Make Snowflake Hearts

Cut out snowflake hearts to make these one-of-a-kind Valentines.

Build a Metal Robot

Use all your empty cans to construct a fantastic robot friend.

A Children's Garden: 7 Sunny Garden Crafts

Treat your backyard as an extension of your home and decorate it with these clever family craft projects.

Creative Holiday Crafts for Kids

Celebrate the season with these easy projects that kids will love to make.

8 Creative Egg Carton Crafts

Don't throw out your leftover egg cartons -- transform them into creative decorations, games, and more.

5 Simple Art Projects for Toddlers

These easy paintings and prints are perfect for little hands to make.

Easy Screen Printing

Silk-screen printing may sound exotic, but trust us: it's inexpensive and kid-friendly, thanks to this technique. Here's how to make T-shirts, totes, napkins, and more.

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!

Yarn Heart Card Craft: How-To Video

Supply your guests with child-safe plastic needles to stitch sweet yarn cards.

Simple Craft Projects for Kids

For fun family time, try one of these sweet and easy projects made from everyday materials.

Recycled Blooms

This craft will teach your kids how easy (and pretty!) reusing trash can be.

Minty Mouse

Instructions for making a Christmas decoration using felt and a candy cane.

Kid Craft: No-Sew Superhero Capes

Directions for making a super-cute, no-sew cape for your child.

Sweet Mice

Instructions for making a cute Valentine's Day card using Hershey Kisses.

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