Who knew foil crafts could be so cool? I would have never guessed you could make so much amazing art will foil. These foil crafts are great for kids of all ages: toddlers, preschoolers, even kindergarten kids. You can do these crafts at home or they would also be great for in the classroom!
Aluminum Foil Crafts For Kids
We can all easily get so caught up with Pinterest and all the beautiful crafts on there that we forget about the myriad of possibilities when using simple everyday materials.
Items such as aluminum foil, toothpicks, wine corks, cardboard boxes and anything else from the kitchen, recycling bin and even daddy’s toolbox are great for crafts!
I made a cardboard toy camera recently using the lid of a laundry detergent bottle as the lens and it turned out so cool – crafts and activities made with everyday household materials are the best fun.
Read on down and click through to be inspired by these 30 ‘best of’ ideas for aluminum foil crafts and art activities.
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Turn cardboard boxes into shiny cool robots with everyday materials from around the house. These silly faced robots make me smile! see the recycling magic on Doodle and Stitch.
2. Aluminum Foil & Tissue Paper Bracelets Craft
Such a striking color popping girlie craft made with just toilet paper rolls, aluminum foil and tissue paper. You just have to see how easy they are to make right here on KAB
3. Sculpt With Foil Craft
4. DIY Foil Jetpack Craft
5. Tin Foil Alien Spaceship Craft
Tin foil is also a grey material for quickly wiping up some cool props for story time – click through to see fun and cute alien spaceships by KidsStuffWorld for Buzzmills. I adore this craft activity.
6. Tin Foil Viking Shield Craft
7. Cute Foil Bead Bracelet Craft
8. Gorgeous Foil Pendant Craft
Here’s a craft project for older children – gorgeous foil pendants, so simple your kids will be making a pile of them for all their friends xx see how to make on makeandtakes. Love all these amazing ways to use aluminum foil sheets or copper foil in each tin foil art project.
9. Aluminum Foil Crown Craft
10. Video: Fancy Aluminum Foil Crown Craft
11. Cute Foil Tree Sculpture Craft
12. Embossed Foil Ornament Craft
13. Adorable Tin Foil Robot Craft With A Heart
14. Twisted Shapes Foil Sculpture Craft
15. Aluminum Foil Rain Stick Craft
16. Aluminum Foil Cardboard Rocket Craft
17. Simple Cereal Box Tin Foil Robot Craft
Cereal Box Robots – dive into the recycling stash to come up with all the materials you need to make quirky cereal box robots with the kids, right here on KAB.
18. Not-So-Noisy Foil Noise Makers
19. Tin Foil Guessing Game
20. DIY Tin Light Table Craft
21. Foil Frozen Inspired Landscape Craft
Use foil to create a Frozen inspired landscape for imaginative play via b-inspiredmama
22. Foil Figures Craft
23. Foil Zentangle Art Activity
I spotted the above right cool zentangle art activity for kids by LetsLassoTheMoon last year and it got me to look at aluminum foil in a fresh new way. Such a unique and creative no-cost way to keep the kids entertained.
24. Simple and Fun Foil Collage Craft
25. Foil Fish Craft
26. Lovely Foil Stained Glass Craft
This stained glass art activity using aluminum foil and cellophane activity is so so pretty (above, lower right). This has catapulted straight to the top of my to do list at home. Thanks for the inspiration pinkstripeysocks
27. Mixed Up Foil Chameleon Craft
28. Beautiful and Fun Tin Foil Arts and Crafts
29. Painting On Foil Activity
30. Mexican Foil Art Project
31. Aluminum Foil Artwork
More Great Foil Crafts From Kids Activities Blog
- Take a look at this bright and shiny tin foil art collage craft for kids.
- I love these DIY tin foil ornaments!
- Wow, this tin foil art is so unique!
- Did you know you can learn about texture by molding and painting aluminum foil?
- Check out this easy foil snowflake craft for preschoolers.
- These foil painted hearts are a great way to say I love you!
To find more crafts with things you’ve got laying around your house check out our book: 101 Kids Activities That Are The Bestest, Funnest Ever!
Which foil crafts are you gonna try out?