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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.

Artwork Bookmarks

Artwork Bookmarks craft project
Description ↓

These bookmarks are simply made from artwork that you are willing to cut up,  along with two pieces of clear contact paper. This is a great way to recycle your less-than-perfect artwork or preserve your child's treasured drawings.

VERY EASY

Floral Wire Mobile with Origami Flying Birds

Origami Flying Bird Mobile using floral wire
Description ↓

Mobiles make terrific decorations in the home, office or classroom and are a great way to display and enjoy your craft creations. In this project, see how to use floral wire to make a mobile of easy to fold Origami Flying Birds or other lightweight items.

AVERAGE

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Recycled Crayons

Multi-colored stack of recycled crayons
Description ↓

In this project, make new crayons out of old broken ones. Your kids will have fun making these crayons that are better than new. The recycled crayons also make a good gift when placed in a cellophane or plastic bag tied closed with pretty ribbon or yarn.

EASY

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Straw Bead Necklace

Drinking straw bead necklaces
Description ↓

In this project, you'll see how to take the classic drinking straw bead necklace and step it up a notch! You'll use decorative paper strips to cover the soda straws before cutting them into beads. This is a great way to recycle your leftover paper scraps. Suitable for all ages!

VERY EASY

Candy Cane Reindeer

Candy cane reindeer
Description ↓

Children will enjoy transforming a candy cane into a reindeer using a few craft supplies and a bit of glue. This reindeer is a great decoration for the tree or a fun party favor. It's a craft that has long been a holiday favorite for kids and teachers alike.

EASY

Paper Angel Chains

See how to make paper angel chains
Description ↓

Create a chain of paper angels by cutting folded paper strips. It's just like folding and cutting paper doll chains! The angels stand on their own and can be used to add some sparkle anywhere you are doing some holiday decorating!

VERY EASY

Recycled Tin Can Candle Holders

Recycled Tin Can Candler Holder Luminaries
Description ↓

Imagine quiet conversation on a patio or porch in the light of flickering candles. These simple candle holder luminaries are made from recycled cans that are left plain or painted.  The candle holders are fun to make as a family or group project.

AVERAGE

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Multicolor Binoculars

Multicolor binoculars made with toilet paper tubes
Description ↓

Make binoculars from recycled toilet paper tubes and squares of colored cellophane for lenses. Wrap the tubes in black construction paper (or paint them black) for an authentic look or let your imagination loose by decorating the cardboard tubes any way you like!

EASY

Quick Napkin Rings

Quick Napkin Rings
Description ↓

Having a party or a family gathering or a holiday get together? Follow the simple steps in this project for a quick way to make colorful napkin rings. Use the rings to add a festive touch for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any special or themed occasion.

VERY EASY

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Apple Turkey

Turkey place card made from an apple and a napkin
Description ↓

Make a turkey for displaying Thanksgiving dinner place cards. The turkey is made with an apple (or a pear), a paper napkin, some nuts and candy, and googly eyes. It’s fun and easy to do and all your guests will be delighted with this colorful turkey.

EASY

3D Refrigerator Magnets

Refrigerator Magnets made of painted plaster of Paris
Description ↓

In this project, learn how to make refrigerator magnets out of painted molded shapes created by pouring plaster of Paris into candy molds. This is an ideal project for groups of varying ages and skills, and the finished magnets make great gifts!

EASY

Sew-a-Pumpkin Halloween Favor

Sew-a-pumpkin Halloween party favor
Description ↓

Create these truly unique pumpkin-shaped Halloween party favors filled with candy corn. This is an easy craft that's a twist on the traditional Sewing Cards craft. Great for group, family and classroom crafting!

EASY

Halloween Treat Bags

Halloween treat bags
Description ↓

Give your Halloween trick-or-treaters a colorful handmade bag filled with treats! Each bag holds several pieces of candy, two cookies, some caramel corn or a small toy. They are great for Halloween party favors, too!

VERY EASY

Halloween Mobile

Halloween mobile with cats and pumpkins
Description ↓

Mobiles of ghosts, jack-o'-lanterns, witches, bats and black cats make great decorations for Halloween. Follow the instructions in this project to make a quick and easy mobile using simple materials. After completing this project you will be able to make mobiles for any holiday or theme. 

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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