15 Crafts Hacks for Kids

We have a craft closet that just keeps growing and growing, so it’s time to break out some craft hacks…15 Craft Hacks for Kids, to be exact!

We are always looking for new ways to organize our home. The latest was a renovation of our door with shoe cubbies!

15 Craft Hacks for Kids

15 Craft Hacks for Kids

Grab your craft supplies! We have so many great craft hacks to help you do your 5-minute crafts or whatever craft projects you may have done.

These creative ideas will help your little artist make beautiful art and get their creative ideas out, but also a great way to keep their stuff in order. 

From art hacks to craft room organization hacks, we have them all. Or a lot. From wrapping paper, washi tape, ribbons, paints, or anything else you can get from craft stores like paint brushes, hot glue gun, acrylic paint, and popsicle sticks in order.

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Crafts Room Organization

1. Make An Art Desk

First thing’s first, create an art desk with this idea. Use the drawer for all your supplies! via One Krieger Chick

2. Starbucks Paint Cups

If you are all about recycling, you’ll love this idea to save Starbucks cups for paint. An added bonus is it’s an excuse for a coffee break! via Be Brave Keep Going

3. Pom Pom Dry Erase Markers

Do you have a dry-erase board in your crafting space? Glue a pom-pom to the top of a dry erase marker for an easy way to draw, erase, and repeat.

4. Sponge Paint Brushes

Cut up sponges, and use them instead of paint brushes to create a masterpiece with your kids. via Kids Activities Blog

5. Outlet Cover Playdough Toys

Do you have leftover outlet covers? Reuse them as play dough toys! via Kids Activities Blog

6. No Spill Glue Container

Fill a container with glue. Add a sponge. You now have glue that won’t spill and get everywhere.

7. Muffin Tin Paint Palette

Use an old muffin tin as a palette for kids while they paint. It’s perfect for mixing and using a homemade paint recipe. Lot these paint storage hacks. Paint without a big mess, such a great idea and still so much fun. via Kids Activities Blog

8. Glitter and Sequin Mason Jars

15 Craft Hacks for Kids

Transform a mason jar with a salt lid. This is awesome for glitter, sequins, and other little crafting bits of bling! Love this idea! Keep small items like sequins, glitter, and other shinies in a jar! It makes it easy to sprinkle too. This is one of my a favorite useful ideas. via The Cheese ThiefStationary/ Gift Wrap Hacks

9. DIY Greeting Cards

I love making our own wrapping paper and DIY greeting cards for family and friends with my kids! Not only does it save money, it’s a fun crafting activity, and I think it’s more meaningful than store-bought.

10. Ribbon Organization

Keep track of ribbon with idea of using a “holey” container. This will make gift wrapping soooo much easier! via Good Housekeeping

11. Potato Stamps

Do you have any stamps? If not, check out your veggie selection, and make your own, using a potato as a stamp, with this resourceful idea. Perfect for making your own wrapping paper and stationary! via Petite Planet

12. DIY Paintbrushes

Make your own paintbrushes using this clothespin hack. via Babble Dabble Do

craft room tips for kids

Decorate The Craft Area With Your Kids Crafts Hacks

Feature art work near where your work by creating a DIY gallery wall. This can be as simple as fish line and mini clothespins, or you can buy an art project gallery display system to set up!

14. Portable Art Bucket

Use a tool apron around a paint bucket to create a portable art bucket. Not only is this a cute centerpiece for your craft table, it’s easy to bring where needed. via One Orange Giraffe

15. Bucket Organizer For Art Supplies

Create a one-stop shop for art supplies, with this deep metal bucket organizer. It is pretty enough to leave on a shelf, and I love how she uses cans inside to further compartmentalize supplies! via Weathered Silo

15 Craft Hacks for Kids16. Organizational Crafts Hacks, Please!

Ready to organize the entire house, now?  We LOVE this declutter course from Your Modern Family!  It’s perfect for busy families!

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Leave a comment: Do you have great craft hacks for kids? Please share in the comments!

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  1. Great post!!!!

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