After school or any other time, these creative crafts are sure to delight your school-age kids!
Liven up your houseplants with vibrant button flowers.
Create zany desktop dancers from pipe cleaners and pom-poms.
These sweet bracelets are the perfect craft for BFFs to make and trade.
Upgrade your fridge by replacing those outgrown plastic alphabet magnets with these homemade glass-gem beauties.
This tiny lighthouse makes a nice night-light; its soft glow is just bright enough to lead your child to the safe harbor of his bed.
These tooled aluminum ornaments are inspired by Mexican folk art, with markers standing in for the traditional paint.
Make and shake instruments that are popular in Brazil and Africa.
Festive holiday crafts from Mexico, America, the Philippines and Germany.
Colorful electrical and duct tapes make crafting these wilt-proof blooms a cinch.
This easy-to-make compact is small enough to stow away anywhere while useful enough to hold your daughter's many little trinkets.
Using polymer clay and toothpicks, kids will enjoy making their very own adorable Easter bunny with this easy-to-make craft that is both fun and festive.
Every little girl needs a fairy friend to keep her company. If you can't find a real one flitting about your garden, you can craft one out of pipe cleaners and artificial flowers.
Rev up your backpack! All it takes is a few shiny toy cars and a bit of Velcro with this great craft from Spoonful.com.
Cool off with this ice cube necklace, another great craft from Spoonful.com.
The classic mud pie needs no improving, but there may be days when your kids want to get more creative with their dirty work -- that's when old kitchen supplies come in handy.
With a little practice, you can make this goofy bird waddle, bob, and dance at your command.
Turn those loose beads, buttons, baubles, and bits of broken pottery into a beautifully personalized mosaic flower pot.
Trendsetters won't be able to resist the creative trick of transforming a pillowcase into a sassy skirt (or beach cover-up).
Get creative turning wooden chopsticks into unique hair ornaments; another great craft from Spoonful.com.
Turn colorful magazine photos into vibrant paper butterflies.
Our easy-to-create -- and customize! -- totes
are fall's must-make accessories for stylish girls.
Recycle old jeans into a hip over-the-shoulder bag
Craft a troupe of tiny dancers for your fingertips
Create a whimsical play ship for your backyard using materials you already have around the house!
This friendly mama owl and her baby bring a bit of cheer to your yard with their oversize basket bodies and bright faux-flower eyes.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo by making a version of a Mexican papel amate (bark paper) painting, substituting a brown paper bag for boiled bark.
These tossable, squishable balls are easy to make and easy to play with; another great craft from Spoonful.com.
To encourage birds to visit your yard, try hanging a homemade birdseed biscuit.
Use these chore dice to make household duties more fun; a great idea from Spoonful.com.
Turn your kid's bedroom dresser into a fun and functional tool; another great craft from Spoonful.com.
Use clay and toothpicks to make a Begging Puppy.
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