More Crafts for Children
Clay Pot Crafts
*Note - If you need to lower the cost of any of these crafts you
could use foam or paper cups. They will not be as durable as using
clay pots but will still be a decorative craft.
Terra Cotta Turtle
Turn a clay pot into a cute turtle.
this is from allfreecrafts.com
This cute turtle is made from a clay pot saucer and green fun
foam. Be sure to use tacky glue. This is from allfreecrafts.com
These snowmen are adorable and easy to make. We made these
using foam cups, and used the sock material for the hat and the
scarf. This is from kinderart.com.
*Note - Some of the crafts below could be made with card stock but
will not be as durable. I have found that tacky glue or a special
foam glue works best with foam projects.
Ladybug, Bumble Bee, or Dragonfly Projects
These cute puppet projects are from JoAnn.com. Patterns are
Foam Pencil Case
Make a foam pencil case. Pencil Case Pattern
A brightly colored foam fish to remind kids of Jesus. This is from
Bee Door Hanger Craft
A cute bee door hanger for kids to make. You could use small
pieces of pipe cleaners instead of wire to attach parts. This is
An easy to make visor. Instructions are
This is from teacherhelp.org
Snowman Picture Frame
To save money, use your pattern made from card stock as the back
of the frame. I would also space the punched holes a little
further apart. From craftsforkids.com.
A Sea Turtle
This cute sea turtle is made from a clay pot saucer and fun foam.
This is from craftsforkids.com
Turkey Door Hanger
A cute turkey door hanger from pacon.com.
Book Worm Bookmark
This is from familycrafts.about.com.
Bug Me Door Hanger
A cute door
hanger from thefamilycorner.com
These patterns will need to be enlarged, but will give some ideas
on making bugs out of foam. They would make cute refrigerator
magnets. These are from thefamilycorner.com.
*Put the dried beans, peas, corn, or rice in small containers. Use
tacky glue to glue the beans to cardboard or canvas. We covered
the finished projects with mod-podge.
More seed mosaic ideas here. This is from forstpalatte.com
Colorful Sock Bean Bags
This is a fun project for kids. We made fish bean bags in VBS with
the younger children. We used rice instead of beans and prepared
the rice in plastic bags taped with duck tape before inserting in
the sock. The children put eyes and mouth on the fish and
For the Birds
A great way to make different shape bird feeders.
Pumpkin Seed Craft
A seed craft for younger kids.
a Solar Jar Light
This is an easy way to make a frosted solar light.
Foam and Paper Pinwheel
A craft project from JoAnn.com.
A large number of interesting and unusual craft activities for