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Yarn Bowls

Yarn Bowls Use your yarn scraps to help you get organized and get cute. Yarn Bowls are the perfect way to modernize a room, and they're just simple kids projects! Fun, easy crafts for kids are perfect activities for Sunday afternoons. Make these adorable and affordable craft ideas for kids you like, as gifts, or for yourself. Crafts from scraps are inexpensive, but don't need to look that way. These yarn crafts don't look cheap at all even though they cost nothing.


Simple Scrappy Pots

Simple Scrappy Pots Spring crafts for kids don't have to be expensive to be awesome. Simple Scrappy Pots are a great example of crafts from scrap that look amazing but cost nothing. Ask Mom for her pile of fabric scraps and she'll be thrilled. Chances are she has no idea what to make with fabric scraps, so show her this tutorial and you'll have an art project you can make together. You can also make this denim craft on your own and give it to your mom as a Mother's Day gift or a just-because present. This terra cotta pot craft is so useful, especially in the spring when blooming flowers are hot, hot, hot.


Cupcake Liner Bow

Cupcake Liner Bow Top off your gift with a whimsical wow. This diy gift box idea is absolutely perfect for any age and any skill level. The Cupcake Liner Bow can easily be completed by a preschool-aged artist, but it still looks amazing coming from a teen. Easy craft ideas for kids don't have to look easy. This Cupcake Liner Bow is diverse, too. Attach it to a barrette and wear it in your hair for a fun accessory to an otherwise blah outfit. To present a special gift in a big way, decorate it with the most adorable craft for kids.


Denim Flower Frame

Denim Flower Frame If you just can't figure out what to get your BFF for her birthday, craft instead. Make her a Denim Flower Frame and place your favorite picture of the two of you inside. This homemade picture frame will mean a lot more to her than a store-bought gift. Fun crafts for teenagers that are also affordable aren't always so easy to find, but luckily, this awesome project uses old denim, so it's inexpensive. Art projects for children are great ways to encourage creativity, artistry, and thoughtful gifts. Think about how much it would mean to you if someone put in a lot of effort to make your birthday special, and then do that for others.


Charmed by Baseball

Charmed by Baseball If your mom or grandma never misses one of your games, let her know you appreciate her dedication by making her a Charmed by Baseball necklace. This cute baseball craft is a very original craft idea for kids to make for Mother's Day. You can also make one for yourself if you keep baseball close to your heart. Mother's Day crafts for kids are always looked upon highly by moms and grandmas because they know that you put a lot of thought, effort, and love into the gift. Your mom will wear this necklace day in and day out because it means that you will be close to her even when you're not.


Mosaic DIY Picture Frames

Mosaic DIY Picture Frames You might think that making mosaics is too tricky for children, but these homemade picture frames will change your mind. Mosaic DIY Picture Frames are actually made entirely out of recycled materials, so this thrifty homemade gift idea is easily manageable for little ones. Kids can turn these recycled crafts into homemade Mother's Day gifts, Father's Day gifts, or gifts for anyone else on their list. These DIY picture frames are the perfect way to add a little cheer to anyone's home.


Work of Art Coaster

Work of Art Coaster Homemade coasters don't get any more personal than these amazing gifts that kids can make. The Work of Art Coaster is one of the coolest kids' crafts out there because even a toddler can make one. Preserve even the littlest artist's paintings with this awesome technique that gives your cold cola a place to rest. Cool crafts for kids that make the perfect presents are definitely worth making. Wow your grandma, mom, or friend with these awesome homemade coasters.


Printed With Love Apron

Printed With Love Apron Your meals are already made with love, but imagine how much more love will be poured in when the cook is wearing an apron that you made. The Printed With Love Apron is the perfect gift for any adult. Kids can make this craft for Mom to wear while cooking or for dad to wear as a smock in the shop. No matter who is wearing it and for what, it is guaranteed that they will be feeling the love. You will always be with them when they're wearing this amazingly meaningful gift.


Picture Perfect Garland

Picture Perfect Garland To make someone that you love smile, make a Picture Perfect Garland and hang it around the house. This DIY garland is the perfect homemade kids' Mother's Day craft or Valentine craft idea. Pick out some of your favorite pictures and cut them into hearts, circles, or whatever shape you'd like to make a string of wonderful memories. This craft for children is easy to complete and it is extremely meaningful to receive.


Painted Pot Wind Chime

Painted Pot Wind Chime This fun craft is the perfect gift that kids can make for mom or grandma. The Painted Pot Wind Chime is an absolutely adorable decoration to put outside and show off to all of your neighbors. Use your creativity to paint any type of pattern or design that you see fit, and your wind chime is sure to be unique and fabulous. Every time the wind blows you will remember how great of an artist you truly are.


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