16 Interesting Family Craft Ideas For Kids

Family Craft Ideas For Your Kid 

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Do you have trouble keeping the kids entertained on holidays? Have you begun to dread holidays, where your kids always complain of not having enough to do! Read this post and give these fun craft ideas a try, you can involve your kids in these activities and make sure they don’t get bored on holidays!

Simple Family Tree Crafts For Kids

Follow the instructions below for family tree craft for kids:

1. Coffee Filter Flowers:

Coffee Filter Flowers

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You Will Need:

  • Coffee filters
  • Crayons, marker pens or watercolors
  • Washi tape
  • Straws
  • A pair of scissors
  • Old bottles and jars

How To:

1. Ask your kids to color the coffee filters.

2. Show your kids how to make small flowers using the filters. Fold the filter in half, scrunch them up, twist them from side to side and roll up like a rose.

3. Take the straw and slip it into the center of the rolled up coffee filter.

4. Using the washi tape, stick the straw in place. Make as many flowers as you want.

5. Use old bottles and jars as a vase for the flowers.

2. Colored Bath Salts:

Colored Bath Salts

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You Will Need:

  • An empty bottle or jar
  • Some bowls
  • Food coloring (3-4 shades)
  • Epsom salts
  • Perfume or any essential oil
  • Wax paper

How To:

1. Let your kids fill the empty jar up with Epsom salts.

2. Take a small measure of the salt out in a small bowl.

3. Show your kids how to mix the color spreads evenly.

4. Ask them to add some perfume or essential oil to the salt and mix it again.

5. Set the salt out on wax paper to dry.

6. Store the prepared salt in a jar for a few weeks.

7. Move to the next color. An awesome family tree craft for kids.

3. No Sew Blanket:

No Sew Blanket

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You Will Need:

  • Two pieces of fleece (design and color coordinated)
  • The size of the blanket depends on your measurement
  • Ruler
  • Pens or pencil
  • A pair of scissors

How To:

1. Lay out the piece of fleece on the back of the blanket. The side that will form the back should face down. Ask your kids to help you smooth the fleece out using their hands.

2. Ask your kids to lay the front part of the blanket down. Place this piece on the other piece and smooth it out using your hands.

3. Trim the sides to get the size down to what you want. The finished blanket will be 8-10 inches smaller so trim accordingly.

4. Depending on the size of the blanket, you want the fringe to be measure in from the corners and ask your kids to draw a square. For example, if you want the fringe to be around 5 inches, measure a 5 inch square from the corner. Do this for each corner.

5. Cut out the squares by firmly holding down both the fleece. Tie the fringes along all sides of both pieces of the fleece.

6. Proceed to tie the fringes up in knots, using both the front and back fleece. Once you’ve tied up the entire fringe, your blanket is ready.

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4. Footprint T-Shirt:

Footprint T-Shirt

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You Will Need:

  • Plain white T-shirt
  • Cardboard
  • Fabric paints
  • Paint brushes
  • Shallow containers

How To:

1. Lay out the T-shirt on a flat surface. Place a piece of cardboard inside the T-shirt, to prevent the paint from leaking onto the back.

2. Squeeze out some fabric paint into the container and spread it to cover the container evenly.

3. Step on the paint and make sure it covers the bottom of the foot completely. Step on the T-shirt to leave an imprint.

4. Make it more interesting by allotting one color for each member of the family.

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5. Poem With Hand Print:

Poem With Hand Print

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You Will Need:

  • Card paper
  • Paint and paint brushes
  • A shallow dish
  • Colored pens

How To:

1. Spread the paint in the dish and spread it out evenly.

2. Ask your kid to put his hand in the paint to cover the inside of his palm.

3. Now show your kid how to make hand prints on the card.

4. Now ask your kid to write down this cute poem using the colored pens:

“Sometimes you get discouraged
Because I am so small
And always leave my fingerprints
On furniture and walls
But every day I’m growing big
And soon I’ll be very tall
Then all my handprints
Will be hard to recall
So here’s a special handprint
Just so that you can say
This is how my fingers looked
When I placed them here today.”

6. Potpourri Light Jar:

Potpourri Light Jar

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You Will Need:

  • An empty glass jar
  • Fake leaves
  • Scented potpourri
  • Battery-operated tea light
  • Any decorative ribbon
  • Pair of scissors

How To:

1. Ask your kid to fill up the jar with the fake leaves. There should be a little space left on the neck of the jar.

2. Fill the top with the scented potpourri.

3. Place the battery-operated tea light on top and close the lid.

4. Decorate the neck of the jar by tying the ribbon.

7. Beaded Pen Wrap:

Beaded Pen Wrap

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You Will Need:

  • Pencil or pen
  • Craft wire
  • Beads
  • Wire cutters
  • Needle nose pliers

How To:

1. Cut a wire depending on the size of the design you want to create.

2. Bend the tip of the wire at one end using the needle nose pliers.

3. String beads and clip off any extra wire, leaving enough wire to bend over the end.

4. Wrap the wire around a pencil or pen.

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8. Flower Pens:

Flower Pens

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You Will Need:

  • Pen
  • Plastic flower with stem
  • Floral tape
  • Scissors

How To:

1. Place the flower next to the pen. Cut the flower stem, leaving about 2 inches from the tip.

2. Hold it tightly with the pen and wrap using the floral tape.A pretty family themed crafts for kids.

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9. Felt Bean Bags:

Felt Bean Bags

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You Will Need:

  • Felt
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Dry beans

How To:

1. Cut out two same size heart shapes from the felt.

2. Stick them up using glue, leaving a little space at one edge open. Let it dry.

3. Fill in with dry beans, leaving a little space at the top. Glue back.

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10. Bookworm Book Mark:

Bookworm Book Mark

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You Will Need:

  • Craft foam
  • Chenille stems
  • Wiggly eyes
  • Scissors and glue
  • Ribbon
  • Marker

How To:

1. Cut out multiple circles in big to small using green foam for the body. The biggest circle will be the head while the smallest will be the tip. Glue accordingly.

2. Twist the chenille stem to form a pair of glasses. Glue on to the worm’s face and add wiggly eyes.

3. Write out a cute message in the worm’s body.

11. Bottle Cap Frame:

Bottle Cap Frame

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You Will Need:

  • Bottle caps
  • Paint, brushes and glue
  • Scissors
  • Decorative stickers

How To:

1. Paint the bottle caps and once dry, embellish with decorations.

2. Glue them on the picture frame to give it a personalized touch.

12. Candy Plant:

Candy Plant

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You Will Need:

  • Clay Pot
  • Paint and brushes
  • Glue
  • Green floral foam
  • Green craft sticks
  • Wrapped candies
  • Decorative items
  • Scissors

How To:

1. Paint the clay pot and let it dry.

2. Place the green foam inside the pot. Glue the candies to the sticks. Now stick them through the foam inside the pot.

3. Fill the pot with decorative items like marbles and stones. The family tree crafts for kids are amazing.

13. Metallic Leaves:

Metallic Leaves

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You Will Need:

  • Leaves
  • Metallic pens

How To:

1. Use gold and silver metallic pens to trace on the leaf veins.

2. Fill them in using other beautiful metallic shades.

3. You can set it up in a frame once dry.The family craft for kids is amazing.

14. Balloon Bracelets:

Balloon Bracelets

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You Will Need:

  • Long balloons
  • Scissors
  • Elastic string
  • Masking tape

How To:

1. Snip the ends of the balloons and string into the elastic.

2. Scrunch the balloon as you go along. Once done, measure the length You Will Need around the wrist.

3. Tie the elastic into a knot and cover with balloon ends. The family crafts for kids are striking.

15. Easy Autumn Leaves Painting:

Easy Autumn Leaves Painting

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You Will Need:

  • Paints in red, yellow, orange
  • Empty plastic water bottle
  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Paper plate

How To:

1. Ask your kid to draw a tree on the paper.

2. Spread the paint onto the paper plate and ask your kids to dip in the cap end. Stamp these on the tree to make leaves.

3. Blend the colors in using your fingers.The family tree craft ideas for kids are so pretty.

16. Pipe Cleaner Letters:

Pipe Cleaner Letters

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You Will Need:

  • Pipe cleaners
  • Yarn
  • Glue

How To:

1. Bend the pipe cleaners to make letters.

2. Use glue to hold the letters in place.

3. Wrap the letters up using the yarn.

The craft ideas mentioned here will add hours of fun for the whole family. Get crafty together and do tell us which ones were the family favorites below.

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