Top 100 Easy Kids Crafts of 2016


Top 100 Easy Kids Crafts of 2016

2016 was a great year for kids craft ideas - from decorative crafts to printable crafts and everything in between. Check out our top 100 most fun crafts for kids.

Top 100 Kids Crafts of 2016

Now that 2016 has come to a close and we look forward to all that 2017 has to offer, has decided to reminisce last year's favorite easy crafts for kids. These are the Top 100 Easy Kids Crafts of 2016 that our readers absolutely loved. The following fun edible crafts, recycled crafts, and other easy crafting ideas showed up over and over again in our newsletters, blog posts, and more because you could just not get enough of them. If you are looking for your next burst of inspiration, check out these creative DIY crafts.

Decorative Crafts

Spectacular CD Weaving

Decorative crafts are a wonderful way for your kids to get creative and spruce up your 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. With all of these fun and easy crafts, your home will look like a haven for creative thinking! Your kids can learn how to make a mosaic lamp to brighten up the night, or they can paint adorable Mason jars to give their desks a bit of creative and fun organization. They can even learn how to make magnets that will add some color to your fridge. The ideas are endless when it comes to decorating your own home.

Edible Crafts

Edible Magic Potion

Take a look at these edible art projects if you are in need of a fun recipe idea with a crafty twist! The kids will love eating as much as they will love making them. Here you can find food and drink ideas for any occassion, from parties to rainy days. Even beverage recipes can be magical to kids and adults who use their imagination.

Homemade Toys

Glow-in-the-Dark Bouncy Ball

If you want to save money on gifts for the kids, why not make a toy to give them? Toy making is surprisingly easy, and the kids will just love their new playthings.These homemade toys for toddlers are a great way to keep your littlest ones occupied! Your children will love playtime with this collection of toys for kids. They can choose anything from cool bouncy balls and magnetic slime to kaleidoscopes that they can play with on rainy days. Kids of all ages will love these homemade toys!

Recycled Crafts

Cardboard Tube Minion Crafts

Your little ones can learn how to make recycled crafts with unique and fun materials by using these amazing recycling projects. From toilet paper roll crafts to coffee filter crafts for kids and so much more, the thrifty craft ideas are endless! Just think of all the magic that came happen with a number of recyclables! Not only are recycled crafts super fun, but they are also friendly for the environment. Check out these free tutorials to learn about all the art from recycled materials that your kids can make. No two recycled crafts are exactly alike!

Animal Craft Ideas

Pipe Cleaner Pals

Kids love making a fun animal craft - especially when they get to make their favorite animal out of neat materials. Here there are fish crafts for kids, owl crafts, and more! You will not have a problem finding animal art projects that your kids will love. And while all kids love animal crafts, boys tend to love those creepy-crawly critters. You can indulge their sense of discovery with these bug crafts! Bug crafts for kids also include butterfly crafts and more, so your kids can choose to craft their favorite insects.

Coloring and Printable Crafts

Printable Tulips

Fun and easy craft ideas should always include printables for kids because your little ones can do a simple craft and still have a lot of fun. There are tons of different printable activities for kids to choose from. We have anything from free printable coloring pages to templates that make crafting a lot easier. With these free coloring pages and more, the kids will be able to enjoy hours of creative fun. Print out a few coloring pages for kids and let their imaginations soar.

Learning Activities for Children

Homemade Lava Lamps

Fun educational activities for kids are a great way to keep their attention so they will have an easier time learning their basics. There are so many great ideas that will have your little ones eager to learn. We have anything from homemade lava lamps and cool science experiments to sensory activities for toddlers. These learning activities include the best science crafts that will keep the kids occupied and keep their minds sharp. Who knew learning could be so fun?

Fun Christmas Crafts

Ribbon Tree Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Celebrate the holidays with Christmas crafts for toddlers that will have your littlest ones super excited about Santa and all things red and green. There are also tons of Christmas crafts for preschoolers that will have your kids as jolly as St. Nick himself, and before you know it, your house will be the best-looking one on the block.

Halloween Crafts

Curly Paper Pumpkin Craft

Ready for a frightfully fun Halloween? These Halloween crafts for kids will both spook you and make you smile. From pumpkin crafts to fun decorative ghouls, these Halloween craft ideas will get your little trick-or-treaters in the holiday spirit.

Spring Crafts

Paper Chain Pot of Gold

Even if you don't travel during spring break, you'll be able to have fun making spring crafts for kids with the family. These spring craft ideas will keep the little ones occupied all season long.

Summer Crafts

Father's Day Goodie Bag

Your little ones won't be bored during the summer with these fun summer crafts for kids! There are tons of summer arts and crafts for kids that they can choose from. Some of these summer crafts will even get your kids outside doing fun outdoor activities.

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