Project for Kids

How To : Build a Basic Birdhouse

How to Build a Basic BirdhouseMaybe you were outside in your back yard and you noticed that it seemed a little lonely and empty. Our maybe you have young kids that love to experience wild life in their own back yard. Whatever reason you have for searching out this article, you ...more

How To : Make a paper tulip flower with your kids

This isn't your standard origami for kids. It's more like "craft-igami". The difference is the glue. Origami is strictly and art with paper— no epoxies required, but when you throw a little glue into the mix, it becomes the perfect kids project. This paper tulip flower is the ...more

How To : Make tissue paper stars

Who’d have thought that crumpled paper was good for anything but the trashcan? With this easy technique, you can transform tissue paper into pretty pieces of art. This is a fun kids craft project. You will need cardboard, double sided contact paper, tissue paper, and scissors. ...more

How To : Make a recycled notes organizer with your kids

This project may be more for you than your kids, but that doesn't mean your children won't have fun constructing this awesome crafts project! You can teach your kids about recycling, and build something wonderful and useful. A notes organizer is also a great idea for getting o ...more

How To : Craft a pom-pom teddy bear with your kids

Have fun with your kids this weekend and incorporate an arts & crafts project into your weekend activities! In this Simple Kid's Crafts tutorial, learn how to make a teddy bear out of pom poms, perfect for children kindergarden age and up. Get your children's creative juices p ...more

How To : Make an easy paper plate clock with your kids

Teach your children how to tell time by infusing a fun craft project into your lesson! In this short tutorial hosted by Simple Kid's Crafts, learn how to make an easy paper plate clock for children ages kindergarden and up. Get your kids ahead of the curve through fun and educ ...more

How To : Make designer flip-flops with your kids

Looking for a fun and creative project to do with your kids this weekend? In this arts & crafts tutorial, learn how to make custom designer flip flops or sandles - that your kids will not only enjoy making, but wearing! Learn how to complete this neat crafty project with the h ...more

How To : Make a simple wire and beads ring with your kids

Jewelry making may be too advanced for your young ones, but these wire rings are the exception. It's the perfect project for your kids, and it's easy and fun. There's hardly any materials involved in making this wire rings, and your girls will wear them forever! At least, unti ...more

How To : Make a music box using a musical greeting card

Interesting in making your own music box? This video will walk you through the steps to creating your own makeshift music box, and the main ingredient… a musical greeting card. This is a really easy idea that's perfect for a gift box during the holidays. So simple, so easy. A ...more

How To : Make your own Harry Potter magic wand

In this video tutorial, go into the world of Harry Potter and learn how to make your own Harry Potter magic wand. For this magic wand project, you'll need an LED, copper wire, colored markers, plaster, and a straw. Sure, it's not the best magic wand ever, but it's nice and che ...more

How To : Make magic sand

Magic Sand will retain it's shape when poured into water and then when the water is poured off, the sand will still be dry. I bet you 3M never imagined Scotch guard could be used for something like this! A great project for the kids (or those of you who are really just grown-u ...more

How To : Do easy arts and crafts with kids

In this instructional video clip series, our expert will show you how to make many types of simple crafts with your children using easy to find materials. Show you child how to make simple Christmas and holiday crafts, projects using simple materials like clothes hangers and c ...more

How To : Origami a paper Christmas star for kids

Learn how to make an origami paper star for Christmas. Fun project to do with kids. This origami animation is brief and to the point. If you are looking for a no frills origami tutorial, this video is for you!

How To : Make a snowflake for Christmas with paper

Looking for a fun, simple project to do with your kids this winter season? This cheap and simple art project won't cost you a dime. Learn to make Christmas snowflakes with paper, and pretty soon you'll have great decorations to hang up on the windows.

How To : Craft a ladybug using a stone with your kids

Your yard is full of free crafting opportunities! In this tutorial, learn how to take an ordinary stone and turn it into an adorable ladybug. In this craft project, grab a nice flat stone, some paints and some googly eyes and put together a cute little friend for your kids to ...more

How To : Make a motion activated silly string shooter

Systm is the Do-It-Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to make a motion ...more

How To : Craft paper beaded paper jewelry with your kids

One of the easiest and cheapest ways to craft jewelry is out of paper! In this tutorial, learn how to make fun bracelets and necklaces with paper 'beads'. This eco-friendly project is best for kids that are a little bit older, and can be worn by anyone! So the next time you ne ...more

How To : Make an easy no-sew pom pom headband

When it comes to the holidays or times when your kids need a costume urgently for their dance recital or play fast, sewing projects take far too much time. When time is an issue, why not make these no-sew cute headbands with pom poms? All it takes is some glue and pom poms, a ...more

How To : Craft a diorama out of a shoebox

A diorama is an attractive craft to present a school science project or book report. You'll need some boxes, paint, glue, and a few small figurines. Pick a theme, and use these tips so your kids can make an A+ project!

How To : Make foam calla lily flowers with your kids

The calla lily is from the arum family, and is sometimes referred to as the wile calla. Also, sometimes the water arum. And these flowers can be made at home with the kids; a wonderful little crafts projects for developing creativity in your youngsters. To make these foam call ...more

How To : Make Thanksgiving turkey cupcakes

Betty Crocker does it again. These beautifully decorated cupcakes are perfect for a Thanksgiving project. Watch this video and learn how to make your own turkey cupcakes. Don't forget to use the candy corn to make the turkey's feathers and beak. Your kids will love this creati ...more

How To : Make recycled crafts with Magpie

This is Magpie Time, a new show dedicated to teaching arts and crafts to children in an accessible and entertaining manner by re-using found everyday objects in creative ways. Think responsible, green craftiness that engages kids in fun arts and craft projects that use things ...more

How To : Make retro paper ornaments

These paper design projects make perfect kid's activities, or an activity for the whole family. These eco-friendly ornaments are made from recycled scrap strips. When you're done, you can hang them to decorate your home!

How To : Use crayola watercolors for projects

Crayola Washable Watercolors offer the best and brightest watercolor painting experience, without the mess! They come in a variety of vibrant colors that blend smoothly for more color-mixing possibilities. Washability you can trust™! This video has great ideas for projects to ...more

How To : Make soap from soap flakes

Many craft projects for children center around kids making soap. Recipes often call for Soap Flakes and people wonder how that would work. Especially note how only a little water is needed to bind the Soap Flakes together into a dough-like ball.

How To : Make an origami tie

This video, for simplekidscrafts.com, tells us how to make an origami necktie. This is a very easy crafts project, suitable for kids and adults alike. It doesn't require a long list of materials, only a sheet of origami paper is needed. The sheet of paper is then folded ten ti ...more

How To : Make a homemade magnetic compass

Take a look at this science how-to video to see how to make a homemade compass. It's very easy to build your own DIY compass and is a great science project for the kids. You only need a few materials: a tea light (candle), a magnet, tape and a bowl of water. Take the candle o ...more

How To : Make pipe cleaner butterflies with your kids

Pipe cleaners are for more than just cleaning. They're a perfect craft item that can be used to make a variety of different things, thanks to their flexibility. And that's all you need to make some wonderful, colorful butterflies. A butterfly pipe cleaner is the perfect projec ...more

How To : Make a polymer clay "screwed up" heart

We have all experienced a screwed up heart, and in this episode of "Look Learn & Create" we learn to turn that experience into some cute art! Author Christi Fraise teaches Stefan Gerard to make polymer clay 'screwed up hearts'. By following along, we too can have an angst-fill ...more

How To : Make a cereal box spectrometer

A spectrometer is an optical instrument used to measure properties of light over a specific portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. This video will show you how to make a spectrometer out of a cereal box and a compact disc. This spectroscope is sure to amaze your kids for a n ...more

How To : Create paper monkeys with Crayola

Learn how to make these brightly colored monkeys using Crayola Color Surge markers with this tutorial. You will need Crayola Color Surge Markers and Paper, school glue, erasable colored pencils, scissors, and recycled cardboard pieces. These brightly colored monkeys are a fun ...more

How To : Use crayola model magic fusion for crafts

This amazing modeling material is light and easy to work with. It hardens without cracking and will stay fresh if kept inside of its container. It will also stick well to almost any surface (cardboard, plastic, wire, wood) without glue. A great project to do with your kids!

How To : Create sand art

Watch Rosie O'Donnell's Crafty U web show to learn to create beautiful works of art using sand. Have fun experimenting with different colors and designs. This is a great craft project to do with your kids! Create sand art. Click through to watch this video on blip.tv

How To : Make an accessory box

This video demonstrates how to make a accessory box. It's a quick and easy project to do with your kids. They have the benefit of ending up with a utility box they can store their trinkets in.

How To : Make decorative paper with flower petals

Looking for a fun project to do with your kids? Try making decorative paper at home with flower petals and bits of recyclable paper. Supplies needed to make paper are 2 identical wooden frames, the cheapest you can find, a piece of screening, duct tape scissors, sponge, bucket ...more

How To : Do construction paper weaving with your kids

This is a project to keep your kids entertained. It is also a great way to practice hand eye coordination and motor skills. The materials that you are going to need are; construction paper and something to cut the paper with.Depending on the age of the child you can use 3 colo ...more

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