Great Craft Web sites
Activities for Kids
- Offers crafts, coloring, dot to dot, and word search. You can also hear
the Kookaburra song, about a bird who laughs.
Activity Village - Keeping
Kids Busy - Dozens of free activities for kids 10 and under. Includes
crafts, printables worksheets, coloring pages and puzzles, jigsaws and
wallpaper to download, and links.
Art Ideas - Instructions for paper and tissue art, 3-D construction,
watercolors, and print making.
Ben and Jerry's Fun Stuff
- Features on-line fun and craft ideas for kids.
- Teaches kids how to make their own bubbles and wands. Includes tips
on how to make art and color out of bubbles.
Town - How to make giant bubbles, construct a bubble tube, mix a super
bubble blowing solution, and play bubble games.
Collectors Frame Craft - Instructions to make a frame to display your
of the Moon - An online playhouse with weekly themes, arts and crafts,
and activities to augment learning through safe exploration of the web.
Child's Project - Instructions for a macrame plant hanger done by
a young lady. Complete with pictures and detailed instructions.
CoonskinCaps.com - Tells about
the history of the coonskin cap and provides instructions on how to make
a raccoon cap and other items from the American frontier period.
Craftown: Free Kids Crafts
- Magical puff paint, patchwork flower pots, dancing spoons, recipe cards,
and other fun projects. Also offers special crafts for Valentines, Easter,
Halloween, and Christmas.
Crayola - Lots of easy, kid-friendly
Creative Kids - Fun activities
for kids and families who love invention and creating crafts.
Dear Grandpa Pencil - Free
monthly e-zine offers inexpensive fun, information, and activities.
Dye - Basic tie-dye instructions to create t-shirts with sunburst,
line, and circle patterns.
Elmer's Glue - Many crafts for
kids, including educational projects. Also offers projects for adults
and markets supplies.
Family Crafts from About.com
- A large index of craft projects for kids of all ages.
Free Paper Cards - Internet
users residing in any part of the Globe may send free paper greeting cards
to their loved ones in India, who may not have regular access to the Internet.
Gadgets and Gizmos
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] - Free e-book shareware download.
Make 8 interesting mechanical devices and simple hands-on projects from
easily found items.
Hands On Crafts for Kids -
Lots of easy and creative activities for kids ages 7 to 12. From friendship
bracelets and gingerbread houses to dinosaur soap and upright insects.
Hatchling Day School
Kid Crafts - Craft projects for little crafters.
Make a Pop-Up - Joan Irvine, Canadian children's author, explains
with step-by-step drawings how to make a simple pop-up card.
HowToMakeStuff.com - Includes
directions for making toys and games, kids recipes, art and crafts, science
projects, and costumes.
Hobbies and Crafts - Links to hundreds of craft and hobby related
Kid Craft Central - Small
collection of free craft ideas and recipes.
The Kid's Corner -
Fun craft projects for children.
Kid's Domain Craft Exchange
- An index of craft projects submitted by parents, teachers, and kids
Kids Holiday Crafts
- Free crafts, games, puzzles and coloring pages.
Kid's Kreate - Step-by-step
projects for kids of all ages.
- Art and craft ideas for preschoolers through upper elementary students.
Includes seasonal activities and printable coloring pages.
Kid's Zone - Arts and
crafts for all ages.
Kids-Idea - Features cutting
paper, crafts, flipbooks, musical instruments, bookcovers, calendar, jigsaw,
puppet, and holiday categories.
- Activities and crafts for grade school kids.
- Crafts for pre-school through elementary aged children.
Linit Starch Craft Ideas - Ideas
for kid crafts using liquid starch.
Magical Kingdom Art
Page - Offers printable craft projects, greeting cards, and coloring
books. Graphics intensive.
Mail Just 4 Me Playground
- Themed and holiday craft ideas for kids, including unique projects and
- Creative projects kids can do themselves, plus recipes for stuff they
can make at home.
MakingFriends.com - Free
creative activities for kids ages 2 through 15. Also markets craft supplies.
Club - Craft ideas for kids from 4 to 11.
Nestle - VeryBestKids.com
- Offers hundreds of arts and crafts, cooking and baking, learning fun
and holidays and celebrations activities.
- Crafts and project ideas for things like pop-up cards and origami.
Rainy Day Craft Ideas
for Children - Offers instructions for a few projects, such as gak,
playdough, bookmarks, and bath salts.
Slickditty - How-to instructions
for making fun, low-cost gadgets and gizmos.
Arts and Crafts - Color pictures, create all sorts of fun things,
or make personalized stationery.
Sugar Bush - Bright ideas and crafts for children.
Things2Make - Craft ideas
complete with fun animated instructions.
The Toymaker - Paper toys
to print, cut, glue, and enjoy.
Where Shmonsters Go to Play
- Creative ideas for dollhouse decorating, pumpkin carving, sticker frames,
costumes, and other fun projects.
YES Mag's Projects
- Interesting project ideas for older kids to try. Try making a geodesic
dome out of newspaper large enough to get inside.
Young Embroiderers - Embroidery
discovery space for children and anyone involved in textile art, craft
The Youth Online Club
- Boasts large collection of crafts and experiments for anytime and anyplace.