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.

Homemade Gifts for Kids: Sock Puppet in a Jar

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Do you have any kids on your gift giving list this holiday season?  Show them how much you care by giving them this build a sock puppet gift in a jar.  These are super inexpensive homemade gifts for kids that will entertain them as well as give them three fun sock puppets to play with later. Supplies needed to make sock puppet homemade gifts for kids: Sock Puppet Kit Wide Mouth Quart Mason Jar Kraft Paper Tags Ribbon The sock puppet kit {Read More}

Snowman Crafts for Kids: Bookmarks & Ornaments

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I usually get roped into coming up with a craft for the Christmas party at the Elementary school. People think I am “crafty.” I am not sure where they get that.   And right during the holiday season? Because I don’t have a million other things on my plate… These snowman crafts are perfect for a classroom project! It is really easy for kids of any age, and the materials come in bulk, and are inexpensive. I made two alternatives {Read More}

Peg Doll People with the “New” Washi Tape!

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Today I have a 5 minute craft that is perfect for kids AND adults.  Bet you can’t stop at just 1 or 2 of these cute peg doll people.  You will have to make a handful! Supplies needed to make your own peg doll people: Floral Tape in various colors (I used pink, peach and green, but it comes in a variety — even metallics!) Peg Dolls (I used the girls, but there are boys too!) Watercolor Pencils, Markers or Paint {Read More}

Pine Cone Turkey Craft For Kids

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I like to include a little activity for the kids at the Thanksgiving table.  Something to keep them occupied while the adults are finishing the meal or talking politics.  This pine cone turkey craft is the perfect solution.  A simple craft for little hands and they will love to take these mini creations home. Supplies needed to make your own pine cone turkey craft: Pine Cones Core’dinations Spotted Tillie Dot Paper Cricut Explore (or hand cut feathers from a template) Foam Sheets Brown Felt {Read More}

A Golden DIY Crown For Your Little Queen

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If your life is anything like mine, you can sing every word of the “Frozen” soundtrack. You frequently hear, “Let it gooooooo!!!” come from your daughter’s bedroom as she sings to herself. And for Halloween!? She’s being Elsa. Come ON, was there ever any doubt? Lila is going to be the ice queen, Elsa, in her fabulous frock and with fancy-schmancy faux hair – but her costume was not complete, she insisted. She wanted a crown. I know that TECHNICALLY {Read More}

Halloween Crafts for Kids: Craft Stick Spiderwebs

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Are you getting your Halloween decor out yet?  The weather has just turned in my neck of the woods, and we’re just starting to think about Halloween crafts!  These spiderweb Halloween crafts for kids are super fun. The kids will love helping to create these webs using craft sticks and yarn.  You can hang them up or place them in vignettes for easy decor. Supplies needed to make your own spiderweb Halloween crafts for kids: 4.5 inch Wood Craft Sticks Silver Paint and {Read More}

20 Fall Crafts for Kids

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Fall is a great time to get together with the kids and create something special! We have collected 20 of our favorite Fall crafts for kids to share with you for some inspiration. We’ve rounded up a variety of crafts including pumpkins, turkeys, apples, leaves, owls – you name it! There’s something for everyone! If you find a craft below that you would like to try, simply click on the image, or the link above, to view the full tutorial. Enjoy! {Read More}

DIY Witch Hat: A “Witch-y” Headband

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Witches are a staple in Halloween-y costumes. I was a witch last year. I intend on being one this year, too. It’s a costume that can build on things I already have on my wardrobe. Long black skirt? Check. Black shirt? Check. Broom? Got it. Witchy attitude? Pffft…. if need be, I can bring it. But the hat is something you need to complete the outfit! And for just a few bucks and five minutes of your time, you can whip up {Read More}

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}