Misc. Craft Projects

Craft Projects for Kids

Popsicle sticks, toothpicks, and just about anything can be used for crafting. This group of websites offer traditional and unique ideas for crafting with kids. The projects here may even surprise you.

All the website owners have also included their favorite crafty tips for kids projects.
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Kookle Nesting Dolls - Paint It Yourself Kit

Kookle Nesting Dolls are a set of fun and meaningful paint-it-yourself dolls from Russia. Children can develop coordination and their artistic expression while creating a lasting piece of art to commemorate their childhood. Adults can create a unique sentimental gift for their loved ones with their own theme, meaning, and personality. The kit comes with 5 blank stackable nesting dolls, two paint brushes, a set of primary acrylic paint, and a color chart.

Painting with Kids Tip
Painting is a great opportunity for parents to share with their children how mixing different colors of paint can create even more colors.
WittKitts- Build Kids Crafts and Play Kid Games

Build kids crafts and play kid games with cardboard and printable paper projects. Make a cardboard castle, princess party, kids furniture or create a unique baby gift project for your newborn baby. Safe, Easy and Creative instructions to build a Medieval Castle, Princess Castle, Throne, Catapult, and Medieval Knight Costume out of cardboard. You can also find Crowns, Princess Cone Hats and Princess Tiara’s as printable paper projects.

Transferring Paper Patterns Tip
When transferring printable paper patterns on to cardboard, wood or anything else; use a pin to poke though the patten onto the medium. You can also use a patten wheel typically used in sewing.
Homemade Playdough Recipes

We offer a number of recipes for making your own playdough. Using everything from Kool Aid and Jello mix along with cooked and uncooked recipes, there's bound to be a recipe your family will enjoy making.

Play Dough Tip
Most playdough recipes are cooked, so here is a simple one!
* 2 cups of plain flour
* 1 table spoon of cooking oil
* 1 teaspoon of cream of tartar
* 2 cups of coloured water
* 1 cup of salt

1. Place all of the ingredients into a large pan.
2. Cook it using medium-high heat and stir frequently, until the ingredients become thick.
3. Keep your playdough soft by storing it in a plastic container in your refrigerator.

That's all there is to it. In about 10 minutes you will have cooked your own play dough.