Craft day means you need kids craft ideas that are easy and fun. There is always a need for easy craft ideas for kids to make at home. We always need new, exciting, and fun crafts for kids. I’ve found some of the best paper crafts from loads of different mommy bloggers.
Paper crafts are great for rainy days, sweltering heat, and cold winter days alike. They are a fantastic way to keep your kids from being bored. Arts and crafts for kids also helps them sit for an extended period of time in one spot helping you to accomplish your daily goals.
Take some time creating a paper crafts for kids tote where you pre cut all the supplies so you can easily set everything up. This also allows you to be able to set up an easy paper craft session and remove you from needing to help with cutting.
While each individual craft will have their own must have supplies there are certain supplies that are must haves in your paper craft tote.
Products Needed For Kids Craft Ideas and Art Projects
- Glue Sticks
- Elmer’s Glue
- Glitter Glue
- Safe Scissors
- Construction Paper
- Colored Pencils
- Craft Rainbow Poms
- Crafting Hole Punch
- Kids Paint Sponges
- Paint Brushes
- Disposable Cups
- Paper Plates
- Finger Paints
- Watercolor Paint
- Pipe Cleaners
- Popsicle Sticks
- Cotton Balls
- Scotch Tape
- Googly Eyes
- Craft Gems
Easy Craft Ideas for Kids
Now that you have all of your supplies and a supply tote created you can start crafting. Your kids are going to love creating new projects.
These dream catchers are super cute and easy to make. Use a variety of colors for the yarn and let your kids get creative.
Egg Carton Animals
I’m all about making use of products we accumulate so before you recycle the egg carton let your kid paint and cut to make cute little animals.
Funny Face Flip Book
Now your kid can mix angry eyes with a goofy smile. They will enjoy creating the different looks and putting them all together then flipping through to combine the looks to make a face.
While this needs some adult supervision when drilling the holes in the popsicle sticks it is a fun activity for your kids.
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Your kids will enjoy getting creative with this paper rainbow craft. Create goofy faces on the cloud and add cotton balls.
The paper bunny craft is the cutest little craft and your kids will enjoy creating several of them.
Your kids will enjoy creating and playing with these unicorn finger puppets.
Ladybug Craft Ideas
Another version of the paper bunny craft these ladybugs are just adorable. Pair the two crafts together and get double the crafting time.
Teach your kid how to make a mini emoji book out of one piece of paper. They will love drawing the emojis and creating the book.
I remember creating something similar to this when I was a kid and I had some fun with it. It was a great way to keep your hands busy.
Folded Paper Bracelets
Young girls will love to create bracelets with their friends. This is a great craft for slumber parties and sleepovers.
Paper Roll Dragon Craft
Dragons are awesome and your kids will love playing with this one. It’s a great craft to make a birthday parties.
Paper Hyacinth Flowers
These hyacinth flowers take a bit of time to create and are better for older kids with steadier hands. They will be so busy creating these flowers you might be able to catch up on some reading.
Toilet Tube Animals
Have your kids create these and fill the inside with candy, gum, or tiny toys from the dollar store. Then at your next slumber party or birthday party they can be handed out as favors.
This is a cute gift for valentines day. Your kid might enjoy handing these out to their friends at school or to close family members like grandparents.
Rainbow Paper Heart Pom Pom Wreath
This is a cute wreath for your front door or for your kid to give as a gift. It’s fun to make, easy, and can be super creative.
3D Paper Rainbow
Add some cotton balls to the cloud and glitter glue to the sun to make this easy craft pop.
Build a Bug
This is a great craft that will keep your kids busy for quite a while. You can sit back and relax while they create all the bugs they want.
Paper Craft Ideas For Kids
Paper crafts are a great activity to keep kids busy for a few hours while you get in some work time, self care, or just get to watch a TV show. They are also a lot of fun when joining in on the activity with your kids. Take some time once a week to do a paper craft activity with your kids but make sure they get to do it on their own too.
Solo craft time will help them to build independence and problem solving skills. Joining in with them helps build bonds and create memories. Both ways are beneficial to your children so make sure they experience paper craft activities both with and without you.
Crafting is a fantastic way to set your kid up for finding great hobbies. It also helps them to be more creative and build their imagination. Sit your kids down with the crafting tote and let their creativity flow.
Which craft are you excited to try? Let me know in the comments below. Follow me on Pinterest for more like this and pin this to your kids crafts and activities boards.