Low and No Prep Easy Craft Ideas for Kids

School breaks always hold a lot of promise for fun and family time. Execution leaves a something to be desired sometimes. If your plans aren’t quite what you hoped, whip out the craft supplies and try out these easy craft ideas for kids.

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Now, let’s get onto the crafty fun with these easy craft ideas for kids. They’re all super easy and you likely already have the supplies on hand. I love doing crafts with the kids because they always enjoy it (even if they’ve made it a hundred times) and it is a great to spend time together as a family. These are some of our favorites.

 

Painted canvas next to painted rocks

DIY Painted Canvas Play Set

This adorable easy craft takes rock painting to the next level. Create painted scenes on canvas and then paint rocks to coordinate and BOOM! Instant pretend play set. Save money and buy in bulk with those canvas multi-packs!

 

Glittery notebook next to pen

Fun and Glittery DIY Notebook

Does your kiddo love writing or drawing? If so, teach her how to make her own glittery DIY notebook with this easy tutorial.

 

Pompom monsters next to craft supplies

DIY Mini Pompom Monsters

These little pompom monsters are not only super cute, they also double as fun stickers. The backing on the feet can totally come off to stick to notebooks, folders, or anything else you let kiddos put stickers on.

 

Glittery Boys Door Sign

Easy DIY Bedroom Door Sign

Let your little ones get crafty and put their personal touch on their rooms with this simple craft. Some sticky foam and sticker letters is all you need to create this DIY bedroom door sign.

 

Hanging children's artwork

DIY Children’s Artwork Display

Tired of the billions of artwork pieces laying around the house from the kids? This kids craft idea is perfect for organizing all of that artwork on bedroom/playroom walls easily.

 

Paper flowers hanging on a wall

DIY Kids Paper Flower Wall Art

Build your own colorful garden indoors with these giant paper flowers. They’re colorful, pretty, and super fun to make. It’s a great way to brighten up boring walls.

 

Googly eye framed monogram

DIY Googly Eye Monogram

What is it with kids having overflowing collections of googly eyes? These fun monograms are an easy way to use some of them up in a new and creative way.

 

Stamp next to stamped paper

Make Your Own Coloring Book

You’re never too old for coloring books. Now you can easily create custom coloring books with these easy tutorial. Make them as simple or complex as you want and then grab the crayons.

 

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These easy craft ideas for kids are the perfect low-prep activities to keep in your arsenal for school breaks, snow days, and more. I recommend storing kids crafts supplies in these plastic organizers for easy storage and organization. It’s what we use and the kiddos know what art supplies they can use (without getting into yours) and everything is at your fingertips when you need it.

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