Looking for some fun crafts? These crafts are a great way to use up craft supplies. From paint, glue, cotton balls and more, there is a number of great cotton crafts that kids of all ages will love. Older children and young children alike will love these different crafts.

cotton ball roundup of easy crafts for preschoolers

Cotton Ball Crafts

Looking for a great activity? Look no further. I can’t pick which cotton ball project is the best, they’re all lots of fun. Cotton balls are soft, easy to craft with and cheap – the perfect preschool medium for kids crafts.

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Related: Cotton Ball Weather Art for Preschoolers

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Cotton Ball Crafts for Kids

Art with cotton balls-Cotton ball painting with blue green print and purple and yellow paints
You can use cotton balls to make art!

1. Cotton Balls Paint Craft

Go outside, hang some paper, then dip cotton balls in paint and throw them at your canvas. Your kids will have a blast and you will get some unique art work in the process. via Chaos and the Clutter

2. DIY Cotton Ball Game

This is a fun and wacky race – perfect for birthday parties or a troop meeting. All you need are cotton balls, a bowl, a blindfold and a spoon. via I Can Teach My Child

3. Snowy Pinecone Owl Craft

This cotton ball craft is adorable – a snowy pinecones owl. Take a pinecones and gently wrap cotton around the pines, add embellishments and eyeballs.

4. Cotton Ball Sensory Craft For Kids

Use cotton balls, a bunch of clean baby food jars, and essential oils essential oils to create a sensory collection for your children to explore.

5. Cotton Ball Hammer Craft

Help your kids learn to hammer using cotton balls. Bake them in flour, color for a fun burst of color. This craft is so easy peasy and perfect for preschool kids who need to work on their fine motor skills.

6. Cotton Ball Cloud Crafts

Learn about the different cloud types with your kids as you take apart cotton balls with Living Life and Learning.

Art With Cotton Balls- cotton ball sensory bin
You can even put cotton balls in art themed sensory bins.

7. Winter Sensory Craft

Create a miniature world where your kids imaginations can run wild with a cotton ball filled winter sensory bin. via Mama Miss

8. Quiet Time Cotton Ball Craft

Do you need a quiet activity for some active kids? This cotton ball roll activity will keep your kids engaged for most of a nap time! via All for the Boys

9. Snowy Craft For Preschoolers

Have a blizzard inside with your preschoolers. This cotton ball activity from Teacher Preschool follows a fun story time.

10. 3D Cotton Ball and Paint Craft

Create 3 dimensional art by baking cotton balls in paint

11. Straw and Cotton Ball Craft

Blow up a storm with straws and cotton balls. This is a good way to help kids regulate their breathing.

12. Winter Cotton Ball Threading Craft

Thread cotton balls to create a fun snowy wall. Your kids will learn fine motor skills as they sew the garland.

13. Ghostly Cotton Ball Craft

Preschoolers love the texture of pulling cotton balls apart. Check out this easy ghosty craft from Happy Hooligans. This cotton ball ghosts craft is not-so-spooky, and fantastic.

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Which cotton ball craft did you try? How’d it turn out? Let us know in the comments below we’d love to hear from you!

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  1. I love activities using things that we have laying around and always looking for new ideas. Thank you for linking to our cotton ball throw painting!