Whether you are a parent, babysitter, or teacher, this page will give you hundreds of ideas for free arts and crafts projects for kids!
Kids love to craft, and you will find kids’ free crafts for all ages and abilities here. The craft ideas are for kids of all ages from toddler to teen, and adults will even enjoy making them!
For more adult and family crafting ideas, free arts and crafts projects for adults can be found on our site as well!
The fun, interesting and clever kid’s crafts will provide entertainment for the kiddos and can be used as gifts, decorations or even toys. After creating, the kids can find a perfect spot to display their projects for all to see or spend quiet time playing with the finished craft.
Kids love to give homemade gifts to friends and family, and many of these free arts and crafts for kids will make perfect gifts. The recipient of these handmade gifts will be thrilled to have something a child made with love.
We know that kids' crafts don’t need to cost a fortune, so we have found many projects that can easily be made with items found at home. Also, reusing and repurposing old items are part of the supplies of many of these crafts.
What can I make and sell as a kid?
Making craft projects and then selling them is a super way to earn money for those creative kids!
Some things to make and sell as a kid are:
- tie dye clothing
- hair accessories
- seasonal decorations
- pet toys
Kids will love making these free craft projects and making money as well! Win win!!!
For your convenience, the crafts are divided into categories to easily find the projects you want to make. The following is a sampling of the categories of free crafts for kids along with a few project examples:
Paper crafts for kids: Mexican tissue paper flowers, origami butterflies, paper weaving, stationery, wands, and more…
Beading projects: paracord bracelets, pony bead crafts, glitter bracelets, crystal pendants and more….
Holiday ideas: Father’s Day “Gone Fishing” sign, clay pot Easter bunny, Thanksgiving turkey wreath, 3D pasta Christmas trees and more…
Duct tape crafts for kids: duct tape ipad cover, duct tape belt, duct tape flowers, duct tape zippered pouch and more…
Clay projects: DIY playdough recipes, ceramic hand dish, “You Rock” paperweight, clay pinch pots and more….
Decoupage projects: birdhouse, DIY Christmas crate, decoupage coasters, decoupage sneakers, and much more…
Snowman crafts: DIY snowman ornament, melted snowman craft, snowman fingerprint craft, snowman mason jar and more….
And so many more categories and crafts for each!
Scroll down to explore over 500 free arts and crafts for kids!
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On this page you will find a list of over thirty of our free, favorite Father's Day craft ideas.
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Keep them busy with these crafts and activities. Most don't require an electronic device or an app, so you don't have to worry about too much screen time.
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Over 30 free angel crafts for kids, including paper plate angels, coffee filter angels.,,.,.even pasta angel ornaments and many more.
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Clay play ideas for children.
Free project using clay pots.
Free craft projects using clothespins.
Craft projects kids can make with everyday household items.
Free projects for children to learn needlework.
Decoupage is a fun craft kids love!
Craft videos and tutorials for 18 inch and popular fashion dolls. Learn how to make no sew doll clothes, accessories, and more.
Find over 60 duct tape craft ideas! Included in the list are duct tape crafts for kids, decorative duct tape ideas, and even duct tape flowers. So many things to make with duct tape!
Easy spring and Easter crafts for kids abound! Here you will find many fun and exciting free crafts for your own child, kids in the classroom, and your religious education class.
Fabric painting crafts and other crafts.
FREE FATHER'S DAY CRAFTS
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Create interesting items with foam. Kids crafting projects! FREE.
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Get into the Halloween spirit with these free kids' Halloween craft ideas. The whole family can enjoy the many DIY Halloween crafts for kids that you will find on this page.
Lots of fun holiday crafts for children - Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter & More.
Create purses, wallets and more with juice bags.
Lacing activities and projects for kids.
Fun projects to teach kids knitting or crocheting.
Fun craft ideas with inexpensive macaroni.
Kid projects that do not fit in the other categories.
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Interesting painting crafts for kids.
Crafts made with construction paper, tissue paper or plain paper.
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Easy needlework projects make with plastic canvas for children.
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Best resource for free sewing projects for kids!! Both hand-sewing and easy first sewing machine projects can be found to get the beginner sewing!
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Crafts kids can made with wood.
Create fun craft projects with yarn.