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

Turn Your Collections into Clutter-Free Wall Art

Wrangle up kids’ collections from around the house and create an interesting art piece that cuts down on the clutter. This dual-purpose DIY art …

Art

DIY Cereal Box Mail Carrier Bag for Kids

One of my preschooler’s favorite afterschool activities is to check the mailbox with me. I’m not sure why he loves it so much. Maybe it’s the fact …

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

Wooden cup-and-ball games have always mesmerized me. They’re so simple, yet before you know it, you’ve spent hours trying to toss that little ball at …

Bouquets

Organize With Recycled Shoe Boxes

Keeping your kid’s clutter to a minimum may be a challenge, but this clever DIY project is sure to help! All you’ll need are a few old shoe boxes and …

DIY

DIY Chalk & Cardboard Computer

I’ll admit, I’m not much of a techy and I don’t really love my kiddos to be nose-to-screen with the computer. But I think I’d be more of a fan if …

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

Go Wild Making A DIY Snake Belt

Let’s take a trip to the jungle by making a super simple snake belt! As easy as it is fun, this one is for the entire family. You (or older children) …

DIY

Get To Know Your Shapes With Funny Face Printables

What’s more fun than learning your shapes? Learning them with a group of funny faced friends, of course!

In Montessori classrooms, 3-part cards, or …

Kids

Decorate Your Day With DIY Pocket Planners

When I was a kid, I had a sky-high stack of notebooks that I used for just about anything and everything under the sun. I had one for stickers, one …

DIY

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

Bring On Summer With Easy Stick-On Balloon Tattoos

One of my favorite things about warmer weather is putting my little ones in little tank tops! And one of my favorite things about kids wearing tank …

Tattoos

DIY Cardboard Unicorn Ring Holder

Unicorns are real! Make a magical recycled ring holder to keep watch over your kiddo's most prized possessions.Read more here - DIY Cardboard Unicorn …

DIY

DIY Shaggy Dog Is The Easiest Pet Ever

Not a week goes by without my 8-year-old daughter bringing up the “can I PLEASE have a dog” conversation. She would be a wonderful dog-mother and …

DIY

6 Cute Cactus Crafts That Won’t Hurt

The humble cactus is having quite moment these days. They’re popping up everywhere. At first I was a little meh about the whole phenomenon, but I can …

How-To's

DIY Coloring Placemats For The Food Loving Little

How many times have we heard (or said), don’t play with your food! Well, I don’t want to totally turn things upside down, but here’s a little secret: …

DIY

Build Your Own Collapsible Cardboard Tent

DIY Tents are all the rage right now. They’re so cute and super easy to make. But what if you’re like me, and not particularly handy with power …

DIY

6 Boredom-Busting Crafts for the Entire Family

It’s the half-term winter break here in the South of France and my kids are out of school for an entire two weeks! We’ll be staying home most of the …

Toys

6 Clever Ways To Make Your Own Jewelry

It feels too early in my neck of the woods to start updating my wardrobe with Spring fashions, but I’m so bored with my everyday clothing right now I …

Jewelry

Upcycled Cardboard Dress Up Dolls


I have an idea! Let’s make cute cardboard dolls and dress them up for a nice, nippy winter walk with the dog! This easy, inexpensive DIY craft is a …

Dolls

A Clever DIY Matching Game To Teach Your Child Shapes

Everyone knows that early learning is best accomplished when little hands are kept busy. Here’s a simple and colorful cardboard craft to give your …

DIY

Quick + Easy DIY Bubble Ring Party Favors

Does your child love big, colorful jewelry? For that matter, do you love big, colorful jewelry? Either way, today’s Shake Bubble Ring is the perfect …

Toys

Put a Bird on It

My daughter is now old enough that she can fill our bird feeders on her own – which means the birds are finally getting fed at our house (because I …

Animals

Super Cute Mini Beach Bungalow Gift Wrap

My mind is already on Spring Break! Warm weather melts the winter blues into bright puddles of pinks, yellows, and oranges. We’re headed out of town …

DIY

Googly Eyed Valentine’s Greetings

I just love making Valentine’s Day Cards! It’s such a fun experience and gives you the opportunity to make personalized original creations with the …

Card Stock

Design Your Very Own Bottle of Love

Roses are red, violets are blue, a special Valentine’s Day craft, just for you!

We finally perfected our recipe for the greatest love potion ever. For …

DIY

Printable Gem Valentine's Day Stickers

If there’s one thing I know about kids, it’s that they love stickers. To help make your Valentine’s Day a little easier, print off these fun gems for …

GEM