These quick crafts are so easy to do, and are budget-friendly, but build meaningful connections to the world around your children. These quick crafts are great for toddlers, preschoolers, as well as kindergarten kids. Younger kids and older kids alike will love these crafts whether they’re done at home or in the classroom.

11 Quick Crafts {That Foster Meaningful Connections}

Meaningful Quick Crafts

We love making quick crafts with our kids.  It’s such a good feeling to do something creative and really connect with our little ones. Here are some fun things to do with your kids that foster really meaningful connections.

This amazing list of quick crafts is inspired by Crafting Connections.

Quick Crafts {That Foster Meaningful Connections}

1. DIY Heart Stones Craft

Work together to make heart stones to gift to the people you love. Write special messages on the back and talk about why you’re grateful they are in your life.

2. Scented Light Catchers Craft

Capture the light in your home with these lovely scented light catchers made with materials you have on hand.

3. Making Mistakes Into Great Crafts

Find the beauty in every “oops” and talk about turning mistakes into something else entirely!

4. Fabric Art Projects

Grab some fabric scraps, sheets and rags, then head outside for three fabric art projects inspired by the artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude.

5. Card Making Craft

Create a card making kit with your kids so they can write notes to their loved ones on special occasions.

6. Make Your Own Dreamcatcher Craft

Chase away bad dreams with this paper plate dream catcher. Glow in the dark stars and string is needed to complete this project and nightmares can be banished for good!

7. DIY Shadow Box Craft

Create a shiny gold frame (a shadowbox) to display their prized possessions and creations. Elevating their art is another great way to show them they are special to you.

8. Lovely Lanterns Craft

These lovely lanterns will help light up the table for a party or just a weekly night dinner.

9. Library Craft

Create a little library (it fits in a square jewelry box!) to capture all of the stories your little ones tell.

10. DIY Friendship Bracelet Craft

Friendship bracelets are a great quick craft that you can make with your kids for the people they love.  Talk about friendship, why it’s important, and what they can do to be a great friend.

11. Miniature City Craft

Make your kids their own miniature city out of paper bags.  Play together and act out different stories and scenarios.

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What meaningful crafts are you going to try out first?

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