The Easiest Kids' Crafts Ever: Cute & Colorful Quick-Prep Projects for Busy Families

The Easiest Kids' Crafts Ever: Cute & Colorful Quick-Prep Projects for Busy Families

by Jacinta Sagona

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Overview

Transform Everyday Materials into Effortless, Cute Crafts! Turn your bin of ordinary crafting supplies into a day of happy, colorful fun! Jacinta Sagona's 60 charming crafts use simple materials you already have at home in new ways to captivate your little ones' imaginations for hours. These craft ideas will help children of all ages tap into their creative tendencies by encouraging experimentation, spontaneity and mindfulness. Your kids will love the helpful step-by-step photos and variety of projects, ranging from sweet animals and decorative wall hangings to handmade toys and games, and you will love how easy the projects are to set up (with minimal cleanup!). Let them put recycled cardboard and common craft paper to good use with unique crafts like a Paper Lantern Garden and a Pom-Pom Blowing Unicorn. Watch them delight in toys and painting activities like Stained-Glass Windows and a Musical Guitar. Introduce them to the practice of mindfulness with calming projects like Gratitude Mini-Piñatas, Guatemalan Worry Dolls and Yarn Hearts. Perfect for parents, grandparents, teachers and babysitters, this book is a treasure trove of super simple ideas you can dive into anytime you are looking for an art project for the kids. You'll love bonding with them and witnessing their budding imaginations!



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645672906
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Publication date: 05/25/2021
Pages: 152
Sales rank: 390,779
Product dimensions: 7.83(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.34(d)
Age Range: 6 - 12 Years

About the Author

Jacinta Sagonais the creator of the celebrated Instagram account Cinta & Co., where she shares easy and fun crafts for kids. She lives in Melbourne, Australia, with her husband and three children.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

How to Use This Book 11

Master Supply List 11

Collecting and Storing Supplies 13

Safety and Creative Tips 13

1 Colorful Paper Crafts 15

Sticky Tissue Paper Sun Catcher 16

Circle Art Crowns 18

Paper Lantern Garden 20

Washi Tape Cities 22

Mosaic Coral Reef 24

Bendy Pyramids with Paper Beads 26

Papier-Mâché Animal Sculptures 28

Pom-Porn Blowing Unicorn 30

Melted Crayon Solar Systems 32

Rower Symmetry Drawings 34

2 Paint Your Own Fun 37

Dip Dye Painting 38

Love You to the Moon and the Stars Wall Hanging 40

Paper Weaving 42

Stained-Glass Windows 44

DIY Paint Stamps 46

Tape Resist-and-Reveal Stars 48

Puffy Paint Rainbows 50

Kite Letters 52

Sunny Bubble Wrap Mobile 54

Drip Art 56

3 Handmade Toys and Games 59

Easy Shadow Puppet Theatre 60

Folder Dollhouse 62

Alien Pom-Pom Match Game 64

Monster Stomp 66

Musical Guitar 68

Play Cameras 70

DIY Basketball Court 72

DIY Car Wash 74

Constellation Craft Stick Puzzles 76

Tic-Tac and Go! 78

4 Nature Love 81

DIY Bug Catch 82

Straw Flowers 84

Climbing Peg Spiders 86

Magical Butterfly House 88

Safari Animal Catch 90

Wish Sticks 92

Family Portrait Planters 94

Nature Weaving 96

Rainforest Parrot Paperweights 98

Straw Turtle Puzzle 100

5 Recycled Cardboard Creations 103

Cardboard Funny Faces 104

Straw Rocket Mazes 106

Cardboard Racetrack Ramps 108

Flying Rockets 110

Kitchen Play Pizza Oven 112

Spotty Dalmatian Marionette 114

Weaving Portraits 116

Articulated Robots 118

DIY Cardboard Geoboard 120

Magical Cardboard Thaumatrope 122

6 Relax and Craft 125

Ojo de Dios 126

Guatemalan Worry Dolls 128

Pet Cactus Rocks 130

Yam Hearts 132

Yarn Graffiti Monsters 134

Gratitude Mini-Piñatas 136

Fabulous Family Flags 138

Shape Dream Catchers 140

Rainbow Hearts Wall Hanging 142

Upcycled Abstract Tapestry 144

Templates 146

Acknowledgments 147

About the Author 147

Index 148

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