Gather family and friends and put your crafting skills to work helping children in need.
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!
These simple crafts and activities are made with the power of good old-fashioned sunshine.
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.
It's summertime and the selling is easy with these quick and simple crafts for kids to make and market.
Be a DIY Jedi!
Happy Cinco de Mayo! This celebration—marking the May 5th anniversary of an unlikely Mexican army victory over the French in 1862—has evolved into a popular holiday in America. This year, get the kids in on the festivities with playful, Mexico-inspired projects they can show off at your party or just make for fun!
Add a little magic to your child's playtime with these miniature gardens that will make an inviting home for footloose fairies.
Get your kids psyched about STEM and STEAM with interactive activities they can do at home. They'll be amazed to use science, technology, engineering, art, and math in a setting that feels nothing like school.
From ombré to polka dots, make wow-worthy Easter eggs this year with our clever (and easy!) egg dyeing techniques.
Pretty Cupcake-Liner Flowers
Learn how to make these darling paper flowers using just cupcake liners, pipe cleaners and a little dab of glue. This spring craft will brighten up anyone's day.
3 Animal-Themed Rope Crafts
Hit up the hardware store to start your kids on these projects.
Teach your child how to fold a sheet of origami paper into a frog.
With just a few simple steps, you can help your kids transform their favorite artwork into sweet keepsake presents that relatives, teachers, and friends will absolutely love.
Learn how to dress up clear Christmas balls in three different easy and clever ways—with materials you probably already have!
How to Make a Minty Mouse
This cute, no-sew project will be a welcome sight on Christmas morning.
Wooden clothespins and ice-pop sticks transform into stylish ski bunnies. Add these cross-country cuties to your Christmas tree!
How to Make a Candy Cane Wreath
Candy, a piece of cardboard, and a hot-glue gun are all you need to make this festive wreath.
These tiny toboggans will add sparkle to any tree, whether it be yours or a loved one's!
How to Make Polar Bear Ornaments
Add some wildlife fun to your holiday tree with these fuzzy polar bear baubles. Bonus: they're made with easy-to-find supplies you may already have on hand.
Kids will love hanging these cute gumball ornaments on the Christmas tree.
DIY Spool Speller
An easy-to-make spool speller helps kids expand their vocabulary.