Water bottles, vegetable oil, water, food coloring and alka seltzer turn into fun and colorful lava lamps.
School Age Crafts & Activities for Kids
We've collected almost 10,000 school age appropriate crafts and activities for kids! Seasonal, holiday, special days, any kind of activity you can think of for elementary aged kids!
Fun Chips with Watermelon Salsa
Kids will love these cinnamon chips cut out with any fun cookie cutters. Served them with watermelon salsa!
Cardboard Box Guitars
Boredom Buster — create guitars out of cardboard boxes, take “rock star” pictures and have your own concert in the […]
Balloon Cup Shooter Game
Cups with balloons on them turned into pom pom launchers. A fun game for your kids that won’t take their […]
Make a Ghost Windsock
Make a whole tree full of these Ghost Windsocks for Halloween fun. They’ll look great hanging at your house and […]
Backpack for Dolls
Make a backpack for your dolls using our simple instructions. Add embellishments and doll sized school supplies and your doll […]
Tissue Paper Fall Leaves
Tissue Paper Fall Leaves can be as intricate or as simple as the individual crafter’s ability. Everybody will be happy […]
Tie Dyed Tissue Paper
You can create beautiful tie dyed tissue paper to use as gift wrap or for other craft projects with just […]
Foam Pencil Case
Foam Pencil Case This pencil case is really fun for kids to make because it incorporates sewing, which will give […]
Make a carnation flower out of a tissue napkin or serviette.
Crayon Heart Bracelet
Here’s a great way to use those colorful crayons you’ve melted and molded into fun shapes. Not only does it […]
Use an old box to create this cute Monster Box.
Lemonade Stand for Dolls
Fun and easy lemonade stand made from recycled cardboard. Decorate with leftover or inexpensive party supplies and your dolls will […]
Get your kids involved with keeping your car clean by having them create these car bags.
Bike Book Bag
Make your own bike book bag out of vintage tea towels (or non-vintage) to hold things like, um, a book, […]
Have your child decorate their own personalized pillow with fabric markers or fabric paint. They can proudly show it sitting […]
Tie Dye Coffee Filter Pom Poms
Have some fun and turn your coffee filters into colorful decorations.
Mini Easel Art
Painting on mini easels is a fun way to bring out the little artist in a child!
Kool-Aid Play Dough
Kool Kids Kool-Dough is made with unsweetened Kool-Aid! A fun sensory experience for children with hours of Kool play!
Painted Fruit Centerpiece
Here’s a fun craft that results in a whimsical centerpiece that’s great for summer entertaining!
Use an large empty spool from lanyard, curling ribbon, wire, etc. to musical shakers.
Summer Vacation Stationery
Kids will love this project that allows them to personalize their own letters about summer vacation.
Watering Can Craft
Turn an empty milk jug into a fabulous watering can for kids to use in the garden or for outdoor […]
Felt Flower Necklace
You can make this necklace as plain or fancy as you want. For the simplest project, just use felt flowers […]
Fort Flag Building a fort in the living room is loads of fun for kids. A fort flag is a […]
These simple magnetic foam envelopes are great for storing assorted school supplies and CDs.
Want to send your child to school with a lunch that’s picture perfect? Just pack it in a whimsical hand-decorated […]
Personalized Backpack This snazzy, personalized backpack is so easy to create. It’s a great way to give last year’s […]
Decoupage Tie-Dye Book Cover
Get your child their own designer book cover for school, by choosing this tie-dye fabric book cover or pick out […]
Watermelon Poke Cupcakes
Watermelon recipes remind me of the sweet tastes of summer. Whether it’s for a picnic, birthday or just a family […]
Marbled Clay Beads
This fun project can take on whatever look you want. Whether it’s a marbled design or one of more solid […]
Fabric Painted Tie Dye Shirts
These tie dye shirts are not made with the traditional method. There’s no rubber bands, no hot water, they don’t […]
Easy to make, these postcards fit within post office guidelines and are a fun way to communicate from camp. Also […]
Pet Rock Necklace
The best part about these necklaces is each child’s will have its own special personality! Everyone has heard of the […]
Twig Name Plate
Imagine making this name plate and hanging it from the end of your bunk this summer. You’ll be the envy […]
Treehouse Signs Treehouses are so much fun! Make a fun sign to express the treehouse rules. What You Need: Wood […]
Foam Water Bottle Carrier
Making a water bottle holder is a fun way to encourage you to drink more water and get out for […]
Cardboard Tube Princess Bracelet
Do you have a little princess at your house? If you do, she’ll love this bracelet. It’s fun to make […]
Winning Sun Visors
Attention camp counselors and backyard camp parents! Here’s a fun way to show your child’s healthy competitive spirit. Show off […]
Name Plate Can
Whether you are out camping with your family or attending summer camp away from home, here’s a fun project that […]