Crafts for Kids

Learn to make button jars, playdough, girl hats etc


Easy Crafts for kids :

Button Jars

  • Baby food jar
  • Plate
  • Potpourri
  • Buttons
  • Mod Podge™
  • Netting
  • Hot glue gun (optional)
  • Ribbon (optional)

Pour buttons onto plate, set aside. Cover bf jar with a moderate coat of Mod Podge™. Children can roll the bf jar on the plate of buttons, or just put them onto the jar. If to much Mod Podge™ is used the buttons will slide off. Just wipe off excess if this happens.

Once dry fill the bf jar with potpourri. Glue netting over top of jar, trimming away extra. Glue ribbon around “neck” of the jar.


Playdough craft Project

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup water
  • variety of soft drink mixes

Put first 4 ingredients in saucepan and cook over mediumheat, until dough pulls away from sides and forms a ball. Remove from heat and let cool to the touch. Knead doughuntil smooth. Divide dough into storage bags or an air tightcontainer. Mix 1 to 1/2 packet of soft drink mix into dough.Using different flavors for different colors.


Girls Hats

  • Paper plate for each child
  • Ribbon
  • Glue
  • Flowers
  • Crayons, markers, or paint

Allow children to color/paint one side of paper plate. Glue flowers to colored side. Punch 2 holes in plate, across from each other. Cut ribbon/string into 2 pieces, place through hole and tie under child’s chin.


Dream Catchers

  • Paper plate for each child
  • Yarn
  • feathers
  • crayons/markers (optional)
  • hole punch

Allow children to color/paint one side of paper plate. Cut center from paper plate. Using a hole punch make holes along the inside edge. Run yarn from hole to hole making a “spider web” design. Leaving 2 longer strings still hanging from bottom when finished. Attach feathers to the longer strings. As many or as few as you like.