Kids Crafts

Welcome to our Kids Crafts page. Here you'll find all kinds of fun crafts, projects, tips, and activities for kids, many centered around the current holiday or season. Check out a few of our most popular posts here, or scroll down for the most recent projects.

I hope all your hustle and bustle is going well. Things are going pretty smooth at the LeBaron house. Still a few gifts to get, but hope to have it all done by Saturday, you know, just in time ;) Here are few things we have been doing this week, like visit Santa, baking brownies, […]

Winter Snow Globe Place Cards

by Amy on December 19, 2011

My girls love setting a fancy table any time of year. Holiday get-togethers are a perfect time to create some extra-special place cards, like our cute snow globes! We’re planning to use these for our winter solstice candlelight dinner, and take them to my parents’ house for Christmas Day. Want to make some snow globe […]

Winter break is on it’s way with just 4 more days and my kids are out of school for 2 weeks… ya, 2 weeks, people! ;) So we’re looking for fun things to do and make. If you are too, add these free coloring pages to your list. Download and print them out and they […]

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to those who entered. Congrats to #8 Linda M. Yay for fun letter prints!! Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to check out the amazing new books from the crafty superstar, Secret Agent Josephine. She has come out with 3 amazing new books just for kids. […]

Looking for a fun project to make with your kids this Hanukkah? Here’s a sparkly Star of David made from craft sticks, yarn and glitter they will love to create and display! All dressed up in shiny blue and white, this pretty ornament is perfect for your front door. Supplies you will need for this […]

Take a peek at a few places I’m posting this week. Lots of fun for the holidays. Ideas and craft for a Hanukkah celebration, over at Baby Center’s Momformation. I love this treat pouch by Martha Stewart pictured below, so cute! The holidays are all about baking, right! Here’s a round up of some delicious […]

There’s a lot of Santa talk at our house lately. What cookies does he like, how many reindeer help pull his sleigh, how’s he going to fit through our fireplace? I thought it might be fun to make a few paper tube binoculars to help us scope Santa out and see if we can answer […]

Glitter CD Snowman

by Amanda on December 5, 2011

Kids love glitter (heck, so do adults!), and recycling is always a great way to create kid’s crafts, So why not try this cute glittery snowman made from a recycled CD. This would make a perfect ornament too by adding a ribbon hanger or gluing a magnet to the back and hang on the fridge! […]

I’ve joined Sara over at Craft Snob for a fun Holiday Ornament Parade. She’s showcasing all sorts of holiday ornaments from diy bloggers. I’m sharing a cute little Ribbon Wreath Ornament, inspired from the jingle bell ribbon rings I made last year. Head over to see all the fun!

These cute little cards are perfect for the holidays. You can gift these to friends or create 8 little reindeer to display on your mantle for a fun decoration. And it’s a great activity for kids, they’ll love to stamp their thumbs! Supplies for Reindeer Thumbprint Cards: cardstock paper brown stamping ink brown pipe cleaner […]

I’ve got the fabulously talented Juliann Law of PB J&J here, with a Free Printable for the holiday season. It’s time to count down the holidays and we’re sharing a fun Christmas Countdown, a puzzle for the kids to create. You could hang it on your fridge, add it to a frame on the fireplace […]

I’m a big fan of yarn, big. The funny thing is, I don’t knit or crochet. I know, crazy. Although I really want to learn. But in the meantime, I LOVE using yarn for kids crafts, the uses are endless. Pasta necklaces, spiders, angry birds, see…endless. I’ve teamed up with Lion Brand Yarn to share […]

I’m pretty sure that between dinner and dessert on Thanksgiving, the kids are going to want to do something. Joining the adult conversations is not always so interesting to the kiddos, right? I’m planning to bring a little bag of goodies for all the kiddos to play with: a deck of cards for playing Go […]

It’s time to talk a little turkey. I’ve chosen 6 darling turkey crafts from over at the M&T Spotlight that would be a perfect activity to celebrate the upcoming thankful holiday. Gobble Gobble! **Next Week: I’ll be featuring your Advent Calendar ideas, as it’s time to countdown to the December holidays, link up at Spotlight. […]

Family Zig-Zag Thankful Book

by Marie on November 11, 2011

I’ve come up with a fun way to display what my family is thankful for with this zig-zag thankful book. We sat down as a family and talked about what we are thankful for. I love how Thanksgiving helps give us a time to talk about what things we are really thankful for. And I […]

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and it’s time to start the celebrations! Print out these free coloring pages for the kids to color, a perfect craft to keep little hands busy while Mr. Turkey is still cooking away. There is even a fun paper cut out printable helping teach children what “Max” might wear […]

It’s time to share the fun as I launch the start of my book tour! Wahoo! I’m so happy with how it turned out. It’s beautiful, better than I imagined it would be. I may have cried just a little as I opened it up for the first time :) Thanks to the amazing photography […]

We’ve been having some fun with all the fallen leaves around. I’ve been keeping my eye out on walks to the park and the library for some really cool looking leaves. There’s a giant maple tree on the way to the library near us that is shedding some beautiful red and yellow leaves. After collecting, […]

Need a fun project for Thanksgiving? These adorable little turkey napkin rings are made using your child’s fingerprints! Personalize each one and they’ll double as place cards too. These will look adorable on your holiday table! Supplies you will need: Card stock Acrylic paints in fall colors plus black and white Small paintbrush Toothpick Scissors […]

Here are a few last minute Halloween Ideas from over at the M&T Spotlight (submit your links to be featured). Have a haunting weekend getting ready for parties and trick or treating! How darling are these Monster Pudding Cups?! So clever, by Create Celebrate Explore. I love a good monster and this Halloween Door Monster is super […]

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