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.
Jump-start your child's creativity with these simple crafts made from all varieties of colorful paper.
Help your kids make these cute and clever crafts using the cardboard tubes from paper towels and toilet paper rolls. It's the perfect project to celebrate Earth Day on April 22.
Don't throw out your leftover egg cartons--transform them into creative decorations, games, and more.
Forget those problem sets! Get your kids psyched about STEM and STEAM with interactive toys and crafts 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.
Grow way-cool crystal geodes with just a few household basics.
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!
For fun family time, try one of these sweet and easy projects made from everyday materials.
Follow these DIY tie-dye instructions for groovy swirls, stripes, polka dots, and more patterns.
Stuff stray socks with cotton batting to turn them into a family of playful puppets.
Kids are obsessed with making slime out of Elmer's glue and Borax, but some are saying it's unsafe. We asked a pediatrician to weigh in.
Transform cardboard tubes into a marionette; the ears are snipped from half a tube.
Learn how to make these impressive (and easy!) DIY soap bars using just juice boxes, cooking spray, glycerin soap, popsicle sticks, a measuring cup, & food dye.
Teach your child how to fold a sheet of origami paper into a frog.
Celebrate the luck of the Irish with one of these sweet projects.
Put a camera (okay, a phone!) in your kid's hands, and let her go wild capturing the world around her. Make prints of her favorite photos and then use these techniques to transform them into new pieces of art. These are heirloom projects you'll save for always!
This statuesque owl was hatched from humble origins -- namely, a cardboard tube and paper cupcake liners -- so you don't need to be talon-ted to make one!
Spend an afternoon with your little ones transforming ordinary paper plates and plastic utensils into entertaining craft projects.
Tap into your kids' creative side with these easy projects that can be assembled from everyday items.
We rounded up some super-simple photo ideas to help you pump up your pictures and put that family album back on your to-share list.
Design your own shapes for these fobs or trace our templates inspired by Japanese kawaii ("cute") style.
These glam Easter eggs will shine when you add a little glitter.
Attention, merry makers: Get creative with these handmade gift ideas that are fun (and inexpensive!) for kids to craft and give.
A sweet, ocean-themed cupcake that's perfect for a child's birthday party for kids.
The scary incident has parents wondering whether the popular DIY trend is actually safe.
Turn colorful chenille stems into feathery finger puppets.
Directions for making a super-cute, no-sew cape for your child.