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Full Craft Project Index

Crafting fun for everyone!

Full Craft Project Index

Crafting fun for everyone!
 
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Craft project list by date

Browse down this page for descriptions and illustrations of the projects in date order, then select a project and have some crafting fun! Or jump to the category index for a listing of crafts by category.

Children's Craft Box Friday Fun (Aug 20, 2021) - Make it easier for your children to 'create' by filling a box with craft supplies that's just for them. The box is theirs to use however they wish. The only rules are they must lay out the small plastic table cloth before starting and when finished they must clean up the mess.

VERY EASY

DIY Scoring Board (Aug 18, 2021) - It's easy to make crisp and accurate fold lines with a scoring board, but there's no need to buy one when it's so easy to make one yourself! In this project, see how to make your own custom scoring board that can be used to add embossed lines to your handmade cards and to aid in folding paper rosettes.

EASY

Interlocking Box (Aug 16, 2021) - Try your hand at making boxes that feature sides that lock together. The interlocked sides create a striking design that you can further enhance with patterned paper and custom designs. These square boxes are ideal for gifts of cookies or brownies.

EASY

Yarn Octopus Friday Fun (Aug 13, 2021) - See how easy it is to make a little yarn octopus that is the perfect size, about 5", to hang on your backpack. These little cuties are just right for your yarn leftovers. It also makes a terrific gift or craft bazaar sale item.

EASY

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Flexagons (Aug 9, 2021) - Learn how to make a flexagon, a most fascinating geometric toy! Flexagons are folded paper polygons that have the neat feature of changing faces as they are flexed. With a quick fold, change a flexagon that is green and yellow to green and blue, then to yellow and blue.

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Origami Flying Bird Friday Fun (Aug 6, 2021) - A bow isn't the only way to top off a gift package. All it takes is a square of paper and a few folds to make an origami bird to decorate your present. The flying bird has fewer folds than most origami birds. This makes it an ideal origami craft project for beginning folders and children.

EASY

Card with Money Pocket (Aug 4, 2021) - See how to add a pocket for gifts of money to your handmade tall and quarter-fold greeting cards. With this integral pocket there is no need for a separate money envelope, and your gift is safe and secure.

VERY EASY

Pocket Cards (Aug 2, 2021) - In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make greeting cards with pockets that can be filled with little pieces of your creative art. They are also ideal for presents of money or gift cards. The pocket cards are very versatile, make several cards in a variety of colors to have on hand to decorate for any occasion.

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Washcloth Bath Bags Friday Fun (Jul 30, 2021) - Sew up a nifty bag for your bath from a washcloth and ribbon. Put soap or bath salts inside and relax in a sudsy tub of warm water. But don't stop there! The bath bags also double as bath mitts for the kids. They also make great gift bags for handmade soaps!

VERY EASY

Recycled Paper Notepads (Jul 28, 2021) - Make beautiful and functional notepads from recycled paper! You will use paper from the home and office that is printed on one side, along with scraps of leftover craft paper to make these up-cycled scratch pads. Keep several notepads on hand to give as gifts.

EASY

3D Paper Circus Seal (Jul 26, 2021) - In this project, make a circus seal and things to go with it. You will make a drum stand for it to lean on during its performance, along with juggling rings and a ball for its juggling act. This is the first of four craft projects for the Under the Big Top craft series.

EASY

Sticker Fun Friday Fun (Jul 23, 2021) - Not only does every child love stickers, but stickers are also an easy way to decorate and personalize your printed output. Follow the instructions in this project to make stickers using Aunt Annie's sticker sheets. Then, go one step further and create your own stickers to use or trade!

VERY EASY

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Tangram Puzzle Boxed Set (Jul 21, 2021) - What could better than a beautiful, easy-to-make gift that the whole family can enjoy playing? In this project, you'll make four tangram puzzles and a matching box for storage. Make one as a gift for Dad or for anyone who enjoys puzzles or games!

EASY

Birthday and Party Pop-Up Cards (Jul 19, 2021) - Learn how to make a pop-up card with a simple balloon pop-up inside. Just cut a chain of balloons and glue it inside the card to make a pop-up that springs out when the card is opened! The cards offered in this project are birthday cards, party invitations and blanks for any occasion.

EASY

Paper Mosaic Friday Fun (Jul 16, 2021) - Learn how to make paper mosaics to decorate crafts and give as gifts, while recycling the paper scraps from other projects. Make one for Mom, Dad, Grandma or Grandpa.

VERY EASY to EASY

Paper Charms and Gift Tags (Jul 14, 2021) - Punch or cut custom DIY waxed paper in small shapes to make charms for greeting cards, gift tags, or as gift wrap additions. Use the included printable pattern or design your own charms and window clings. It's easy to turn colored paper into something special by waxing it!

EASY

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Stick Puppets (Jul 12, 2021) - Have make-believe adventures with simple stick puppets and shadow puppets you create! This craft includes printable patterns for fish, seahorse and octopus puppets. Your new ocean friends will help you put on a play based on a fable from the Fiji Islands: The Great Shark God.

VERY EASY

Recycled Milk Carton Gift Boxes Friday Fun (Jul 9, 2021) - In this project, learn how to recycle milk and juice cartons, or any size gable top carton, into strong gift boxes. You can either wrap the boxes in your favorite way or transform the carton into a house or a cuckoo clock using Aunt Annie's patterns.

EASY to AVERAGE

Waxing Paper (Jul 7, 2021) - Make your own custom waxed papers! Learn the technique of waxing paper and in no time you will be making waxed papers in any colors or designs you like. You can use waxed paper in the place of vellum in many crafts. Its translucent nature makes it a natural for luminaries!

EASY

Cutout Birthday Cards for Kids (Jul 5, 2021) - Make birthday cards for kids with jungle-themed cutouts from the included printable pattern. Follow the detailed instructions for a lion or tiger birthday card or use the cutouts and shape templates to make cards of your own design.

EASY

Ice Cream in a Bag Friday Fun (Jul 2, 2021) - What goes best with kids and a hot summer day? Well, ice cream, of course! With this recipe and technique each child gets to make an individual serving of ice cream, and it only takes a few minutes from start to finish. Go ahead, get going—you’ll have a ball!

EASY

Stenciled Stars T-Shirts (Jun 28, 2021) - Take a plain T-shirt or a tired old T-shirt and perk it up with stenciled designs. Use the printable stars stencil pattern to make star-spangled T-shirts for Independence Day. The whole family can pitch-in to make custom T-shirts in patriotic colors.

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Patriotic Star Garland Friday Fun (Jun 25, 2021) - Cut five-pointed stars from red, white and blue paper and string them to make a garland! Use the garland to decorate for Memorial Day, Flag Day or the Fourth of July. This is a great craft for kids and families.

EASY

Stars and Stripes String Light Covers (Jun 21, 2021) - Turn your patio string lights into dazzling stars and stripes with easy to make light covers. Each light cover is made of four circles glued together to make a four-sided tetrahedron. Cut a slit in one face and slip the string light through—that's all it takes!

EASY

Punched Bookmarks Friday Fun (Jun 18, 2021) - You've been cutting, folding and pasting to make your crafty creations, but now there are bits and pieces of paper left over. Recycle that leftover paper to make simple and beautiful bookmarks using a hole punch. A great craft for classrooms and groups!

VERY EASY

Pillow Boxes for Dad (Jun 14, 2021 - Wouldn't your dad love to get a Father's Day gift in a box made especially for him? Select from two printable pillow box patterns—one that's decorated with a shirt and tie or the other with hearts and a "Best Dad" award ribbon.

EASY

Kids' Serendipity Squares Father's Day Cards Friday Fun (Jun 11, 2021)  - This craft project is a kid version of the grown-up Serendipity Square Cards tutorial. Like in the adult version, scraps of paper are used to make colorful serendipity squares that can be combined in many ways to make one-of-a-kind greeting cards for dad!

VERY EASY

Father's Day Dangler Cards (Jun 7, 2021) - Wait—how does it work? Dad will be impressed by this handmade novelty card that stands up on its own, showing off a dangling piece with images and a Father’s Day message. Father’s Day crafts from kids are the things Dad loves most—he might even put this homemade card on his desk so he can look at it every day.

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Layered Soaps Friday Fun (Jun 3, 2021) - In this project, learn how to make soaps with different colored layers using the melt-and-pour soap making technique. You can create guest soaps in colors to match your kitchen or bath decor or to give as a special gift. The whole family can have fun making soaps.

EASY

The Game of Achi (May 31, 2021) - Take a little day trip to the West African country of Ghana with Achi, one of an ancient group of games of alignment. In the United States, one of the most popular games of alignment is tic-tac-toe—try Achi, and see how it is both different and similar! You can make this board game with either felt or paper.

EASY

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