DIY Craft Projects for Kids + Families

By Handmade Charlotte | Get inspired with the latest DIY craft project tutorials and recipes for kids and families from Handmade Charlotte!

Celebrate 4th of July With A Patriotic Craft

Here's a super fun patriotic craft to get your kids pumped about upcoming 4th of July celebrations.Read more here - Celebrate 4th of July With A …

July 4th

Celebrate the Great Outdoors with Nature Bingo

Summer is a great time to be outdoors more than usual. You might be taking long walks at your local forest preserve, going on a camping trip, or …

Kids

Homemade Ice Cream Cake Recipe

Growing up, every birthday party seemed to include the classic ice cream cake. It was a perfect combination: ice cream, cookie crumbs, chocolate …

Ice Cream

Bite-Size Raspberry Candy Melts

My four year old is a serious sugar-holic. While my other kids could happily go for a piece of fruit over a sucker, he would happily give every dime …

Build A City In Minutes With Printable Magnets

Is your fridge in need of something new, something fun? Push aside those alphabet letters and weekly dinner schedules to build a magnetic city …

Storytelling

7 Purrfect DIY Crafts for Cats And Their Humans

A collection cat-approved crafts to make and enjoy with your little purring machines.Read more here - 7 Purrfect DIY Crafts for Cats And Their Humans

DIY

Reinventing The Ice Cream Sandwich

7 creative ways to update this classic frozen treat - from pie to chai to cookie dough!Read more here - Reinventing The Ice Cream Sandwich

Ice Cream

Recycled Pizza Box Car Garage

Vroom! Transform a cardboard pizza box into the perfect place to park all your little one's favorite little rides.Read more here - Recycled Pizza Box …

Pizza

Hit The Recipe Runway With Sugar Wafer Dress Cookies

Dress up dessert with this simple, stylish recipe that combines food, fun, and fashion!Read more here - Hit The Recipe Runway With Sugar Wafer Dress …

Cookies

DIY Cardboard Unicorn Ring Holder

They’re real! Unicorns are real! And this DIY Unicorn Ring Holder is proof. Kids will have so much fun making a magical little friend to keep watch …

DIY

How To Make Flower Petal White Chocolate Bowls

Edible chocolate bowls are the best way to serve up springtime desserts! It's a treat in a treat :)Read more here - How To Make Flower Petal White …

Chocolate

DIY Shaggy Dog Is The Easiest Pet Ever

Meet your crafty kid's new best friend! All he needs is a little bit of time and a whole lotta love.Read more here - DIY Shaggy Dog Is The Easiest …

DIY

3-Step Blueberry Puff Pastry Tart

Fresh berries in warm, golden crust? Yes please! Fruity recipes are the best way to keep dessert healthy and summer sweet.Read more here - 3-Step …

Puff Pastry

6 Cute Kid-Friendly Cactus Crafts That Won’t Hurt

Paper, knit, and cupcake cacti are the way to go! Lovely, low-hassle crafts to celebrate our favorite southwestern friends.Read more here - 6 Cute …

Knitting

DIY Coloring Placemats

A colorful plate is a happy plate! Paper Placemat Printables make it fun and easy to teach kids all about the wonderful world of food.Read more here …

DIY

Learn How To Line a Drawer Like a Pro

The party continues! See how we used fabric to create a beautlful drawer liner and to add the perfect finishing touch to our DIY dresser.Read more …

DIY

Popsicle Art Is The Best Kind Of Art

Fruit juices make great paints! A fun and healthy way to turn that popsicle in your freezer into your little artist's next masterpiece.Read more here …

Art

6 Butterfly Projects to Make Your Imagination Flutter

Butterflies are like living art! Use their eye-catching colors to help kids spread their own creative wings with these time-flying DIYs.Read more …

Arts and Crafts

Fun Fruity DIY Coloring Stickers

Using your shirt to wipe away juicy watermelon as it runs down your chin. Picking bright red strawberries from a roadside field. Squeezing lemons …

DIY

Candy Bar Party Pups Are Best In Show

This little party animal knows how to please a crowd! A super easy treat that's almost too cute to eat.Read more here - Candy Bar Party Pups Are Best …

Chocolate

Turn Your Collections into Clutter-Free Wall Art

Rocks, coins, flowers, the works! Use label makers to create cool, clutter-free displays for your favorite collections.Read more here - Turn Your …

Art

DIY Mail Carrier Bag for Kids

This simple cereal box mail carrier signs, seals, and delivers hours of imaginary play.Read more here - DIY Mail Carrier Bag for Kids

Kids

Design Your Own DIY Eraser Jewelry

Kids will have a ball transforming everyday school supplies into precious gems!Read more here - Design Your Own DIY Eraser Jewelry

DIY

Create A Cup-and-Ball Bouquet

Cut paper petals turn this classic toy into handfuls of flowery fun.Read more here - Create A Cup-and-Ball Bouquet

Flowers

Organize With Recycled Shoe Boxes

Shoe boxes piling up? Turn them into crafty DIY storage containers!Read more here - Organize With Recycled Shoe Boxes

DIY

DIY Chalk & Cardboard Computer

Kids can surf the net of their imaginations with a crafty, totally customizable cardboard computer!Read more here - DIY Chalk & Cardboard Computer

DIY

Easy-Sew Animal Belt Buddies

I’m in a cute animal obsession right now, and I’m not sure it’s temporary. Who can resist cute animals, right? These colorful felt creatures are …

Animals

DIY Snake Belt

This simple, cool-blooded craft is sure to make any outfit a bit more adventurous! Perfect for little explorers.Read more here - DIY Snake Belt

DIY

Get To Know Your Shapes With Funny Face Printables

A fun and easy matching game to help kids learn their shapes, words, and colors. Triple whammy!Read more here - Get To Know Your Shapes With Funny …

Kids