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31 Crafts to Make with Your Kids

Celebrate National Craft Month

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Ready for National Craft Month? Here are 31 (and more) ways to celebrate—one for every day in March!
31 Kids Crafts
1. Got a few cardboard boxes taking up space in your garage or attic? Turn them into treasured toys!

31 Kids Crafts

 

2. Make your own clay with four simple ingredients. Everything you need is already in your kitchen!

31 Kids Crafts

 

3. Imagination and an ordinary paper plate can morph into a charming special-occasion hat.

31 Kids Crafts

 

4. Download free printable cutouts to make a delightful paper village with your preschooler.

31 Kids Crafts

 

5. Even tiny hands can remake fun-size cereal boxes into hilarious puppets.

31 Kids Crafts

 

6. Kids can use markers or paint to change bow-tie pasta into beautiful butterflies.

31 Kids Crafts

 

7. Go for the gold! Don’t spare the glitter for these expressive emojis.

31 Kids Crafts

 

8. Empty cardboard tubes can be the start of tons of fun projects!

31 Kids Crafts

 

9. Cut up a sponge, dip into paint, and stamp out some animal tracks.

31 Kids Crafts

 

10. Use a couple of craft sticks to build a busy dragonfly.

31 Kids Crafts

 

11. Maybe the monster under your child’s bed is just an old sock waiting to become a star in monster theater....

31 Kids Crafts

 

12. Use paint and foam stickers for these out-of-this-world cardboard-tube rockets.

31 Kids Crafts

 

13. Transform your child’s handprint into a flamingo!

31 Kids Crafts

 

14. Perfect for stomping, tromping, and roaming through imaginary lands, these cereal-box feet are a fun addition to the dress-up area.

31 Kids Crafts

 

15. Display family photos in these so-easy kid-made frames.

31 Kids Crafts

 

16. Who knew you could make these six fun crafts just from plain paper plates?

31 Kids Crafts

 

17. Ordinary pens make a beautiful bouquet of flowers.

31 Kids Crafts

 

18. Whooooo has a great idea? Paint and decorate foam cups for craft-wise owls.

31 Kids Crafts

 

19. This paper craft is a great way to introduce kids to the traditional Japanese craft of origami—and all you need is a paper square!

31 Kids Crafts

 

20. Does your little one desperately want a pet fish? Now she can have her own aquarium!

31 Kids Crafts

 

21. Folded construction paper + a chenille stick = this fluttery butterfly craft!

31 Kids Crafts

 

22. Make this DIY bubble mix and wands from items you already have at home!

31 Kids Crafts

 

23. Make a splash at bath time with these mess-free bathtub crayons.

31 Kids Crafts

 

24. With this craft, your little one can contain an entire galaxy within a Mason jar!

31 Kids Crafts

 

25. Let kids collect empty cardboard tubes, give them leftover cupcake liners, and put them all together for this super-easy mushroom craft.

31 Kids Crafts

 

26. Kids will love whipping up their own sidewalk chalk at home.

31 Kids Crafts

 

27. Melt plastic beads (some adult supervision needed!) to form these eye-catching suncatchers.

31 Kids Crafts

 

28. Kids can create bunches of these coffee-filter flowers as they experiment with color.

31 Kids Crafts

 

29. This quick-to-make toy camera is perfect for little ones who want to take photos but aren’t ready to handle the real thing.

31 Kids Crafts

 

30. Design a glorious crown from a cardboard tube decorated with patterned masking tape.

31 Kids Crafts

 

31. Recycle random puzzle pieces into a very personal initial plaque.

31 Kids Crafts

 

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