Kids Craft Ideas, Activities and More

Crafts Unleashed has a wide variety of kids craft ideas for creative play time, easy kids crafts for rainy days, gifts and more. Browse all our projects for inspiration and be sure to click on any project image for detailed instructions.

Edible Terrarium Activity For Kids

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Each summer in our house, we like to have a Bug and Garden week.  Though bug-catching is a stalwart standard, I always try to switch up things just a bit.  This year we made moss marshmallows for an edible terrarium activity, created a family of lady bugs and even planted a Venus fly trap!  Join me today as I share our activities! This edible terrarium activity is a project inspired by Jenn at Rook 17′s terrariums.  She makes the cutest {Read More}

Blinged Out DIY Pantry With LockerLookz

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We are so excited to welcome  Melanie, from It Happens in a Blink, back with this super fun DIY pantry idea! Click HERE to get more DIY inspiration from Melanie and keep in touch with her on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter. Hi! It’s Melanie from It Happens in a Blink. A few weeks ago, I helped style a Locker with LockerLookz products. I not only had a lot of fun, but I also had one of those “Where have you been all my life?” scenarios. I’m way to old {Read More}

Our Top 10 Back-to-School Tips for an Organized Start

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August is on its way out.  Your kids are either already back in school, or counting down the days. So, what are you supposed to do with all of your free time? While we doubt you need our help with that part, we do have some back-to-school tips to make the transition easier for everyone involved. Back-to-School Tips for the Home It’s a fall tradition. Just when you get into the groove of summer, it’s time to bust out those {Read More}

Back-to-School Fashion Trends You Can Try Yourself

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Before you drag your kids to the mall to do some clothes shopping, make sure you’re up on all the latest back-to-school fashion trends. As summer winds down for 2014, fall fashion styles are hitting the stores near you. Help your child make a statement while getting excited about going back to school. And, if you’re looking to save money on school shopping this year, we’ve got some clever ideas of how you can get crafty and make some stylish {Read More}

Back-to-School Teacher Gifts You Can Make in Five Minutes

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We’ve already been posting some adorable ideas for back-to-school teacher gifts (see our ruler star back-to-school gift), but if you’re short on time, we’ve got some quick ideas you can use. These ideas are great for any time of year, and require less than five minutes of your precious time. In-between school shopping, organizing school supplies and situating schedules, try one of these ideas to make your student stand out on the first day of school. Back-to-School Teacher Gifts: Word-Inspired {Read More}

How to Make a Doll Bed Without Tools

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When I was a kid, I would have loved to know how to make a doll bed for each one of my dolls! It’s small, simple, and sweet. What girl (or boy!) wouldn’t love it? As a mom, however, I love that it’s super easy to put together and I don’t need any heavy machinery or tools to finish it. Total win for both the little and big girl in me! Today, I’m going to show you how to make {Read More}

Emergency Mason Jar Teacher Kit

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Can you believe back to school is right around the corner? We’re sad to see summer go and not quite ready for the fun to end. The kids are making the most of the end of summer vacation by checking off everything we missed on our bucket list, which has made these last two weeks our busiest! In preperation for the upcoming school year I’ve stocked up on school supplies for the kids and made a few teacher gifts. This {Read More}

A DIY Teacher Gift Idea: The Sharpie Mug

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Staff rooms often carry a mish-mash of mugs. And staff rooms in schools are no different. We know that teachers love a good cup of joe. Why not give them a mug that can’t possibly be mistaken for another’s mug? A mug that has been personalized especially for that wonderful teacher. A Sharpie mug! One of the reasons that I love this project so much is because of its main crafting implement: Sharpies. Doesn’t your crafty soul get excited at the sight {Read More}

Make a Stacked DIY School Supplies Caddy

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I will have three kids in school this year.  That means homework time in our house could get chaotic.  One way to cut down on the confusion is to have homework supplies organized and at the ready.  No searching for pencils, colors, or sharpeners!  Keep everything within easy reach with this cute DIY school supplies storage caddy. Supplies needed to make your own DIY school supplies caddy: Paper Mache Round Box Set Paper Mod Podge Acrylic Craft Paint (I used {Read More}