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Friday Fun

Simple projects for craft time

Friday Fun

Simple projects for craft time
 
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About the projects

Friday Fun is all about simple craft projects for family, classroom and group craft time. Some families are setting aside a time each week for family crafting fun. Why not join in the fun?

Greeting cards for kids: For pop-up cards and more easy to make greeting cards that children can create, see the projects listed in Greeting Cards Kids Can Make.

Also, check out Gifts Kids Can Make for Dad and Gifts Kids Can Make for Mom.

The projects range in difficulty from VERY EASY to AVERAGE.

Browse down this page and the Full Friday Fun Craft Index for descriptions and illustrations of projects, then select a project and have some crafting fun! Or jump to the category index for a listing of all Friday Fun crafts.

Circly Paper Chain Snake

Circly Snake
Description ↓

 Link rings of construction paper together to form a long multi-colored snake that makes a terrific decoration hung from the ceiling, draped around the room, or framing a bulletin board. Turn the activity into a contest to see who can make the longest snake, create the funniest (or scariest) snake, or the most creative snake.

VERY EASY

Bread Clay Recipe

Bread clay beads
Description ↓

This recipe makes a durable and very pliable clay that can be colored vibrantly. This clay is particularly good for making items that will get heavy use, like beads and playing pieces for games. All you do is mix white glue into shredded white bread and add color with a bit of paint.

EASY

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Sweet Strawberries

Walnut strawberries
Description ↓

Make strawberries from walnuts in the shell that are painted red. This is a quick and easy project that both kids and adults will have fun doing! The strawberries can be used as decorations on gifts or around the house and make a wonderful gift to brighten anyone's day!

VERY EASY

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Doorknob Hangers

Doorknob Hangers
Description ↓

In this project, see how easy it is to make doorknob hangers to communicate with your family and friends. Create a hanger with any message and pictures you like. You might put 'Do Not Disturb' on one side and 'Wake In Time for School' on the other side. Use your imagination!

VERY EASY

Weave a Placemat

Weave a Placemat
Description ↓

Turn a sheet of construction paper into a placemat with paper weaving. These simple-to-make colorful placemats will brighten your table. Select a color theme and get weaving!

EASY

Love Bugs

Love bug attach to flower
Description ↓

Make cute little bugs to give as gifts. They are molded in plastic spoons using plaster of Paris. This craft is great for Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, or any gift-giving occasion. Children of all ages, even as young as two, will enjoy making these love bugs as pins or magnets.

VERY EASY

Coin Barrettes

Coin Barrettes craft project
Description ↓

Use a few pennies and a store bought hair barrette back to make these lovely hair holders. For silver barrettes, use dimes or nickels and mix up the coins for another look. The craft is quick and simple! Make a set for yourself or to give as a gift.

VERY EASY

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Fourth of July Crackers

Fourth of July Crackers
Description ↓

Make a Fourth of July cracker that goes POP! See how to make this novelty box that is shaped like a firecracker and makes a pop sound without any fire. Best of all, you can use it over and over again! It makes a great party favor or fun gift box. Use it for any celebration, not just the 4th.

AVERAGE

Simple Father's Day Cards

Simple Father's Day Cards
Description ↓

Don’t yell it, spell it! Handmade cards for Dad that spell out “D-A-D” are an easy Father’s Day craft project with results that Dad will cherish. Kids will have fun making these simple paper cutout cards and giving them as gifts, and Dad will appreciate the love and effort put into them.

VERY EASY

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Woolly Octopus

Woolly octopus
Description ↓

In this craft project, learn the British way of making a yarn octopus. This technique is a disarmingly simple way to make a cute toy with items found in most people's homes, and it will use up those leftover scraps of wool (yarn).

EASY

Stuffed Felt Names

Stuffed Felt Name craft project
Description ↓

Kids love to see their names spelled out! In this craft project, see how to cut out, sew, and stuff individual felt letters, and then join them together to create a bright and cheerful personalized wall hanging that's perfect for the bedroom door, on the wall, or over the crib.

AVERAGE

Easy Pinwheel

Easy Pinwheel craft project
Description ↓

Just in time for a breezy spring day, make this colorful paper pinwheel with nothing more than paper, a pencil and a straight pin. Children of all ages will be delighted with this whirling windmill. Make several as party decorations or favors!

EASY

Stars and Stripes Pennant Banner

Stars and Stripes Pennant Banner
Description ↓

Make red, white and blue pennants with stars and stripes, then string them together to create a banner. The banner can be used to decorate inside or outside for Memorial Day, the 4th of July, or anytime you have a patriotic theme party.

EASY

Seed Catalog Garden

Seed Catalog Garden craft project
Description ↓

Make a make-believe garden anytime of the year by cutting up seed catalogs or magazines—you could even use clip art you download and print. Cutting pictures, making the garden, and playing with it will keep kids busy for hours.

VERY EASY

For more classroom, group and family crafts, checkout the Full Friday Fun Craft Index with descriptions and illustrations of projects. Or jump to the category index for a listing of all Friday Fun crafts.

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