Search
Saved recipes | | Register | Welcome!

Crafts for kids

Search

New articles

Crafts for kids

Half-term crafts

Winter is such a great time to make crafts with the kids because when it's cold and wet outside you can keep warm and cosy inside by gathering around the table and making some fun crafts.

 

But just because it's chilly outside doesn't mean you can't get out and about too, hunting for some free and natural craft materials on your doorstep. Look for conkers, pine cones, and dried leaves to make nice things out of, like peg dolls with clothes made out of garden leaves, or colouful pine cones to decorate your home with.

 

And if the school holidays are approaching, you'll be looking for lots of fun ways to get creative with the kids so they don't get bored! Let them try making loads of different crafts that you can give out as special homemade presents for their loved ones.

 

Granny and Grandad will love receiving a family tree craft made especially for them by your little ones and how about teaching them to knit and making some knitted hearts for their friends?

 

Here are some of your favourite winter crafts for kids:

 

Do you get crafty with the kids? We'd love to see your pictures. Send them to us on Facebook or tell us about them in our comments section below.

  • Natalie Wyatt sent in this clever pairs game which she made with her son using milk bottle tops jazzed up with colour...

  • You won't believe these amazing crafts started out as a humble toilet roll tube. There's an aeroplane, a princess pup...

  • A big red bus, a spotty dog mask, a hairband and a bunch of dizzy daffodils are just a few of the crafts you could ch...

  • Chart the weather on your fridge by making this fun and easy weather chart craft with the kids...

  • Get the knitting needles out and have a go at our cute new (and free!) knitting patterns...

  • As if eggs and soldiers didn't already put a big enough smile on our face, we've found these cheerful little egg cosi...

  • This cute knitted bunting pattern is so easy to make the kids can help, and they can pick the colours, too!

  • Don't worry if you haven't received a bunch of flowers lately. These paper ones will cheer up a room for ages and are...

  • Print out our FREE bookmarks for your kids to encourage them to read more. We've got a space or flower design to choo...

  • Kids nagging you for a new gym bag? Help them create their very own, personalised sports bag to keep their PE kits in

  • Make these lovely little bird feeders - our feathered friends need all the food they can get in this cold weather aft...

  • Stuck for things to do with the kids? Turn them into mini mad professors and transform your kitchen into a crazy scie...

Your comments

comments powered by Disqus
Sign up for our newsletter

Today's poll

Would you move house to get your child into a better school?


  • Yes, I would 63%
  • Yes, I would and I have 14%
  • No, I wouldn't 23%

Thanks, your vote has been counted!