Get ready for fun crafts and a fun activity or two for kids of all ages. Younger kids and even older kids will love all of these easy craft ideas. These fun craft projects are sure to keep your child stimulated and get rid of their boredom!
Crafts To Do When Bored
Have you been listening to the Mom, I’m bored in your house yet this summer? Looking for a unique way to keep the kids entertained? Need a few minutes to breathe?
Check out this treasure trove of handpicked boredom buster crafts and activities that will keep young hands and minds busy and happy….. and not so bored! Most of this fab craft collection is made from everyday objects from around the house and the recycling bin so keep them in your arsenal for when the need arises! So grab your craft supplies and follow each simple tutorial to make fun crafts. Each of these crafts to do when your bored are an easy idea to complete and these fun kids crafts are sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face.
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Fun Crafts For Kids To Beat Boredom
1. TP Tube Bracelets
Yarn wrapping and weaving fun for kids. I can never get enough of simple toilet roll crafts, such a versatile every day material from MollyMooCrafts (link currently unavailable)
2. Summer Sand Art
Totally gorgeous popsicle stick and sand craft via Classic-Play
3. Homemade Bubble Recipe
Fun to make and fun to play with. If you’ve got kids you’ll know oh too well that half the bubble mix always ends up in the grass!! so the most cost effective (and rewarding) option is to make your own bubble solution and you’ll never run out.
Check out our favorite bubble recipe!
4. Cardboard Ice Cream Cones
5. Toilet Roll Octopus
So simple, so quick and so at hand! In less than 30 minutes your kids will have little Wiggles and Oggys of their own to play with via kidsactivitiesblog
6. Fancy Decorated Paper Hats
A hands-down adorable project with video tutorial from Tiny Beans
7. Straw Sculptures
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8. DIY Yo Yo
This summer activity could keep a kid busy for hours! via Modge Podge Rocks
9. Hipster Toy Camera
Cardboard and duck tape camera with a changeable digital photo display on the back via Hideous Dreadful Skinky
10. DIY Shoe Decorating
I dare you to find any child that wouldn’t love to be handed a pair of white shoes and be given the space to decorate them themselves!! via Childhood 101
11. Foam Cup Crafting
Make the cutest cow, chick and pig with just foam cups, paint and pipe cleaners.
The cutest boredom buster crafts from KidsActivitiesBlog
12. Dye Art Experimenting
Without the messy inks and stuff and four cool crafts to make with the art experiments including butterflies, bookmarks, cards and fairies of course!.
More crafting fun from KidsActivitiesBlog
13. Folding Popsicle Stick Fan
Yes It really folds. Pretty neat, right?! via PinksStripeySocks
14. Paper Plate Minion Craft
The best fun – you won’t hear the word “bored” for a while with these craft characters. See how easy it is to make a paper plate Minion craft!
15. Wine Cork Tic Tac Toe
Based on kids favorite emoticons, a fun and quick craft and DIY take-along game for summer that will keep your kiddos engaged and entertained during the holidays, on long car journeys and long after the summer is over! via Skip To My Lou I love being able to reuse wine corns.
16. Summer Vacation Mobile
Invite the kids to draw pictures of the things they remembered most about their vacation and help them turn them into something special to hang in their rooms. via Classic-Play. What a fun diy project.
17. Toilet Roll Train Craft
Fun to make and fun to play with – sure to keep little ones engaged and ‘choo choo’ing around the hours and garden. Make this awesome train craft out of toilet paper rolls.
18. Personalized Game Pieces
Kids will love these personalized game pieces so they can become the character in their own board games. via KidsActivitiesBlog
19. Clothes Pin Pirate Doll Craft
I’ve never witnessed my daughter so engaged, bordering on fanatic, about a craft until she was making peg pirates! Check out all the fun making this simple pirate craft out of clothes pins.
20. DIY Wax Boats
21. Tin Can Stilts – A Classic!
This project is a great way to upcycle a couple of tins that were destined for the recycle bin – oh what fun! via HappyHouligans
22. Easy Aluminum Foil Kids Project
All you need to do is get the simple supplies set-up, press play, and find something for YOU to do for 15-30 minutes while they create.
23. Free Printable Sewing Cards
Easy Sewing Patterns for Little Beginners – will keep hands engaged for sure! download the set of three free printable sewing cards right here on KidsActivitiesBlog
24. Make Bracelets
The perfect quick and simple craft to try at home, summer camps, brownie groups and playdates is to make bracelets! We have some fun ones to try…
- Make slap bracelets
- Make friendship bracelets
- Make rainbow loom bracelets
- How to make loom bracelets
- Make rainbow loom charms
- Make candy bracelets
- Make popsicle stick bracelets
- Make paper bead bracelets
- Print these paper bracelets
This beautiful craft requires only the simplest newspaper shape to which cardboard is glued before the painting fun starts. via KidsActivitiesBlog
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Which crafts did you try out to get rid of boredom? How did they turn out? Comment below and let us know, we’d love to hear from you!