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Let's Get Crafty

 

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US Marines/ Pfc. Lanessa J. Arthur

Every day is art day! Use these websites for crafts to make, many using common materials found around the house. Don’t worry if the end product isn’t perfect--the process is the important part for you and your child.

A Boatload of Craft Ideas!

  • British Council Make
    Check the craft download section for craft activities to download, color, and make.
  • Blick Art Lesson Plans
    Although written for art teachers, many of these art projects can be done easily at home.
  • Crayola Craft Ideas
    The crayon experts have tons of holiday craft ideas for every season.
  • Enchanted Learning Crafts for Kids
    This site has tons of craft ideas organized by topic. Best of all, they use materials found around the home.
  • Kaboose Crafts
    This site has lots of ads, but they are worth ignoring for the great craft ideas and projects. Most pages come with pictures too.
  • PBS Activity Search
    Parents can find activities, art projects, songs, recipes, and more for almost any topic for their preschooler.
  • San Diego Zoo-Zoo Crafts
    Make animal crafts such as a butterfly wire hanger, owl paperweight, and snake mobile.
  • ZiggityZoom.com Activities
    Find art & craft ideas, kids décor, toys to make, and even fun food.

Masks & More

Masks are a fun craft project for any age. Here are several websites with mask templates to get you started. Design and make your own too!

Explore Art

  • Design Your Own Stamp pdf
    Print the template and create your own stamp.
  • Nick Jr. Paper Crafts
    Nick Jr. has hundreds of printables that you and your child can use to inspire the imagination.
  • Free Paper Toys
    Print, cut, and glue your way to fun toys and boxes made just of paper. Some younger children will need help with making the toys but everyone can enjoy an animal friend finger puppet.
  • Download a Dinosaur
    Print a few dinosaurs to color and cut out. Make a whole forest of dinosaurs or blow up the page to make a huge one.