Cool Crafts for Tweens: 150+ Tween Crafts for Middle School Kids
Finding crafts for middle school kids and crafts for teenagers can be hard; that's why we rounded up this collection!
By: Jaclyn Holtzman, Editor, AllFreeKidsCrafts.com
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Nothing screams preteen more than a personalized pair of sneakers. Make those and more with this creative list of crafts for tweens that even the most picky middle school kid would label cool. The middle school years are an awkward era for absolutely every kid, whether you'll admit it or not. Help tweens express themselves with crafts for middle school kids that are fun, rewarding, and personal. While every other student in your class spends his afternoon playing mind-numbing video games, keep your child's mind sharp and their creativity alive with crafts that demand an imagination.
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Tweens love accessorizing, and with these fantastically funky DIYs for tweens, they can find their new favorite accessory in no time at all! From bracelets to necklaces to rings, these awesome accessories will get your tween excited to start crafting.
It's easy to make your own jewelry once you get started! Check out this collection of free jewelry making and beading projects for tweens.
Find more crafts for teens and preteens in this teen eBook sneak peak. You can print and download some cool DIY room decor ideas here: 14 Cool Room Ideas: DIY Room Decor for Teens free eBook
Other DIY Accessories
Jewelry isn't the only way tweens like to accessorize! Make DIY hair accessories, DIY T-Shirts, and other fun wearable crafts to help them find their 'look.' And as the weather starts warming up, you'll find that these accessories make perfect summer crafts for tweens so they can show off their non-school fashion sense in the craftiest way possible!
Your tweens can even be stylish by making their own wallet or purse! There are just so many adorable DIY accessories to choose from that they won't know which one to do first.
Find more jewelry patterns and accessories in our FREE eBook: DIY Fashion For Teens: 21 DIY Jewelry Patterns and Clothes Kids Will Love free eBook
Recycled Crafts for Tweens
If tree hugging, community service, and saving are more your tween's speed, you'll love these recycled crafts for tweens. Use items that cost nothing and would otherwise end up in the garbage to make something amazing. Turn trash into treasure with these craft ideas for students in middle school.
Your tweens can learn how to make recycled crafts with unique and fun materials by using these amazing recycled craft ideas. From recycled T-shirt crafts to recycled denim crafts and so much more, the thrifty craft ideas are endless! These summer crafts for tweens also ensure that those months out of school are filled with fun and creativity.
Decorative Tween Crafts
A preteen's room is her safe haven, so make sure to personalize your tween's room with decorative crafts. From the ceiling to the floor, we've got you covered. These cool crafts will deck out your child's room, making it exactly what they want.
Decorative crafts are a wonderful way for your tweens to get creative and spruce up the home with their creations. They will have a blast learning how to make unique decorations that they can show off to their family and friends.
Edible Crafts for Tweens
Let's face it: at this age your tweens are angsty more than they are happy. Luckily, that can be fixed with a sweet remedy. Whip up any of these adorable and delicious edible crafts for tweens, and in an instant you'll find a smile on their faces. If they have friends coming over, serve them some of these fun crafts and watch their faces light up as well. Too hot to go outside? These edible treasures are great summer crafts for tweens as well. Of course, the best way of all to make these sweet treats is to make them together with your tween and spend some time in the kitchen as a team!
Arts and Crafts for Tweens
Is art your tween's favorite class? If it is, you're in the right place: the list of tween crafts that are perfect for that guy whose jeans have splattered paint and that girl who never puts down her sketchbook. Your preteen's imagination is probably running wild, so channel that creativity and use art as a medium for expressing it. Crafts for middle school kids are much more than gluing two pieces of paper together because now your kids old enough to understand the true meaning of art.
Melted Crayon Art Ideas
Your tweens are going to love all of these crafts for middle schoolers. If you have a collection of broken crayons that you don't use anymore, then you can turn them into art! Every middle school kid has an abundance of crayons around the house that they no longer use, so if you want to turn those memories of coloring into something special, show them these tutorials for making beautiful pieces of art. When school is out, you can keep your preteen busy this summer with any of these melted crayon art ideas. They're perfect for rainy days with no friends around!
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