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15 Cute crafts ideas for kids and teens

easy macrame wall decor

I collected some modern crafts that kids and teens can easily make. These are pretty ideas that can be realized with simple supplies that you probably already have at home: paper, string, beads, paint, yarn … No need to go out to buy materials.

Let’s enjoy the time with can spend with our kids or grandchildren. Plus, it’s a great way to empty a little the craft room.

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As you will see, some tutorials are made especially for children, others not. I believe nevertheless that they are quite accessible for children in elementary school age, probably with a little help for the youngest.

Some DIY can also be adapted and simplified. Like for example, the wall heart decoration made with pop sticks, kids can limit themselves to making a single heart instead of nesting three.

Or the tutorial to make little rainbows and pom poms can be used to create charms that children hang on their backpacks or pencil cases, instead of using them as a car deodorant (which will not be very useful to them).

I hope kids and teens will like to create these small decorations for their room. Remember that even if the colors of the projects presented in the pictures are rather girly, boy versions are also possible.

The rainbow made of a chain of papers will be very pretty in blue or green tones. Boys will definitely like creating their solar system or customize their planters with matchbox car prints (my son’s idea).

Have fun crafting with your kids, and don’t hesitate to share more cute crafts and activities we can make with kids and teens in the comments. I will gladly add more ideas to complete the post.

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Let’s have a look at these cute crafts ideas for kids and teens

kid's dream catcher

DIY Dream catcher

easter egg wall decor

Modern kid Easter craft

air clay planter

Easy air clay planter

Five awesome craft kits for children you can buy online:

These will make a nice gift or a fun weekend activity for your favorite crafty kid!

heart string art

Easy heart string art

paper wall hanging

DIY paper chain rainbow

printable memory cards

DIY memory game for kids

DIY beads dolls pencil toppers

DIY beads dolls pencil toppers

wall decor with pap sticks

DIY heart wall art

easy rainbow wall hanging

Rainbow wall decor made with cardboard

clothes pin planters

DIY Clothespin planters

space stars wall decor

DIY space mobile

mini paper cactus

Make mini paper cacti

paper triangle banner flags

Easy banner flags garland

rainbow and pom pom keychain

DIY Rainbow and pom poms charms

diy paper wall hanging for kids

Easy wall hanging with paper

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15 modern crafts for kids and teens


You will find all the tutorials featured in the video on my “Best DIY” page.