The Top 100 Kids' Craft Ideas from 2014


The Top 100 Kids' Craft Ideas from 2014

All year long, we’ve made it our mission to bring you nothing but the best kids’ craft ideas, and now that the year is coming to a close, we decided to round up all your favorites! From recycled crafts to art project ideas to crafts for every holiday, the projects you love the most can all be found in this collection. You’ll even find a few crafts for kids that you loved in 2012 and 2013! With these crafts in your creative arsenal, you'll be ready for your best year of crafting yet, so be sure to browse them all!

The Top 100 Kids' Craft Ideas from 2014

The Top 100 Kids' Craft Ideas from 2014

Animal Crafts
Art Project Ideas
Edible Crafts for Kids
Seasonal Kids' Craft Ideas
Mason Jar Crafts
Recycled Projects
Christmas Crafts for Kids
Other Holiday Crafts
Decorative Crafts
Miscellaneous Kids' Craft Ideas


Animal Crafts

Jar Lid OwlsAnimal crafts are always popular with the kiddos, which is why we made an entire eBook of our favorite animal craft ideas this year! But this collection is about your picks, not ours, so we rounded up our reader favorite animal crafts, too:

1. Carefree Coffee Filter Butterflies

2. Egg Carton Frog

3. Cute as a Button Fishy

4. Toilet Tube Hooty Owls

5. Funky CD Turtle

6. Cute Coffee Filter Peacocks

7. Feathered Footprint Birdies

8. Jar Lid Owls

Art Project Ideas

Wax Paper Stained Glass ArtKids love getting messy, so it's no surprise that they love making art projects! From painting projects for kids to easy paper crafts, these art projects are the best of the best, and they're a guaranteed good time!

9. Bubble Wrap Art

10. Magic Foaming Paint

11. Monarch Butterfly Symmetry Art

12. QT Q-Tip Painting

13. Melted Crayon Apples

14. Toddler Piggy Print Caterpillar

15. Wax Paper Stained Glass Art

16. Abstract Art Flowers


Edible Crafts for Kids

How to Make Rock Candy at HomeCooking with kids is just as fun as crafting with kids, so it's easy to see why these edible crafts made the list of our best kids' craft ideas. There's a sweet for every season, so make sure you save each one of these tasty treats:

17. Edible Magic Potion

18. Homemade Ice Cream in a Baggy

19. How to Make Rock Candy at Home

20. Polar Express Candy Bar Hot Cocoa

Seasonal Kids' Craft Ideas

Crafting with kids happens all year round! Browse your favorite kids' craft ideas by season, and then refer to this page as each new season begins!

Kids' Winter Crafts

Tissue Paper Snowflake21. Olaf the Sock Snowman

22. Precious Plastic Penguins

23. Super Cute Toilet Paper Snowman

24. Tissue Paper Snowflake

25. Upcycled Kool Aid Container Snowman

26. Ice Balloon Lanterns

Spring Crafts for Kids

Tiny Yarn Butterflies27. Paper Plate Garden

28. Fingerprint Bouquet

29. Ladybug CDs

30. Paper Bag Butterflies

31. Tiny Yarn Butterflies


Summer Craft Ideas

Unexpected Plastic Egg Fireflies32. Summer Sunflower Wreath

33. Unexpected Plastic Egg Fireflies

34. Make Your Own Garden Globe

35. Glow in the Dark Butterflies

36. Million Dollar Suncatcher

Fall Crafts for Kids

Fall in Love Leaf Trays37. Fallen Leaf Bowls

38. Bitty Button Pumpkins

39. Gorgeous Fallen Leaves Suncatchers

40. Fallen Leaf Lanterns

41. Marvelous Melted Crayon Pumpkins

42. Fall in Love Leaf Trays


Mason Jar Crafts

Magical Tie-Dye Mason JarsMason jars are still one of the hottest craft materials, and if you check out the amazing Mason jar craft ideas in this roundup, it's easy to see why. Use Mason jars to organize your little one's room, decorate the house, or simply provide a night light; no matter what you choose to make with a Mason jar, you'll love the result:

43. Rainbow Mason Jar Lanterns

44. Mason Jar Desk Organizer

45. Floating Fairies Glow Jar

46. Magical Tie-Dye Mason Jars

47. Fairytale Twinkle Jars


Recycled Projects

Cardboard Tube Minion CraftsWe love finding new ways to use all our recyclables, and after reviewing the top kids' crafts of the year, it's clear that you love recycled crafts, too! From toilet paper roll crafts to crafts with egg cartons, there are plenty of thrifty kids' craft ideas to love on this list. Plus, since these projects cost next to nothing to make, you can try them all without breaking the bank.

48. Cardboard Tube Minion Crafts

49. Soda Can Flowers

50. Recycled Spoon Flower Art

51. Whimsical DIY Wind Chimes

52. Beaded Butterfly Beauty

53. Duct Tape Bags

54. Recycled Rainboot Planters

55. Toilet Paper Roll Garden

56. Stunning Spoon Flowers

57. Daisy Wreath Splash

58. Pretty Plastic Spoon Flower Garland

59. Ready, Set, Glow Firefly

60. Recycled Cardboard and Yarn Snowflakes


Christmas Crafts for Kids

Ribbon Tree Homemade Christmas OrnamentsChristmas is often called the most wonderful time of the year, and in 2014, Christmas was clearly your favorite holiday! From homemade Christmas ornaments to adorable homemade Christmas decorations, the holiday season was extra special this year.

61. Adorable Button Santa Ornament

62. Inspirational Ornaments

63. Your Favorite Christmas Lanterns

64. Super Simple Santa and Rudolph Ornaments

65. Classy Cardboard Christmas Trees

66. Feather Angel Ornaments

67. Gorgeous Toilet Tube Snowflake Ornament

68. Paper Plate Christmas Trees

69. Glittery Yarn Christmas Ornaments

70. Dollar Store Cork Ornaments

71. Ribbon Tree Homemade Christmas Ornaments

72. Mason Jar Snowman Cocoa

73. Snowflake Fairy Ornament

74. Retro Tissue Tree

75. Adorable Melted Snowman Ornament

76. Santa Star Christmas Ornament


Other Holiday Crafts

Duct Tape Flower BouquetChristmas isn't the only holiday our readers love! Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, and Halloween also found a place on our list of the top kids' craft ideas of 2014.

77. Paper Roll Love Bugs

78. Darling Cheap Chicks

79. Toilet Paper Roll Bunnies

80. Duct Tape Flower Bouquet

81. Handprint Paper Flowers

82. Father's Day Goodie Bag

83. Haunting Halloween Luminaries


Decorative Crafts

Crayon Explosion LanternThe best crafts for kids are the ones that are functional and fun all in one project, and that's exactly what you'll get with these much-loved decorative crafts. These kids' craft ideas are the perfect way to update your child's room and spend some crafty time together.

84. Mosaic Melted Bead Bowl

85. Beautiful Butterfly Wall Hang

86. Crayon Explosion Lantern

87. Braided T-Shirt Rug

88. Finger Knitting Hula Hoop Rug

89. Best Balloon Wreath

90. Decorative Yarn Hearts

91. Butterfly Suncatchers (your number one craft this year!)

92. Floating Butterflies


Miscellaneous Kids' Craft Ideas

Beautiful Toilet Roll BraceletsLast but not least, these are some of the most unexpected (and amazing!) kids' craft ideas from the past year. From DIY jewelry to homemade toys to a few charming homemade gift ideas, these kids' craft ideas simply can't be missed.

93. 2 Minute 2 Cute Scarf

94. Shattered CD Flower Pot

95. Yarn Bowls

96. Beautiful Toilet Roll Bracelets

97. Simple and Sweet Yarn Dolls

98. Unexpected Paper Dolls

99. Rainbow Space Dough

100. Jean-ious Pocket Organizer

27 Crafts for Preschool: Activities for Preschool Children

For even more kids' craft ideas that stand the test of time, check out one of our favorite eBooks! 27 Crafts for Preschool: Activities for Preschool Children has fantastic ideas your little ones will love. Download a copy today, and check out the rest of our free eBooks!




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