Craft Activities for Kids

Range of art & craft activities for kids. Make cards, masks, gifts and toys using simple, even throw-away things... Crafts & art is fun, we'll show you how

Make your own Salt

What is the crop of farmers in the desert fields of the Rann of Kutch in Gujarat? The answer is: salt! Farmers make rectangular fields with borders so that the water does not drain away. The water stands still under the sun and evaporates....

Game of Shapes

If there is a party in your house then you can make a game yourself and play it with everyone.The things you need:1. Coloured paper (Any two colours).2. Adhesive.3. Scissors.4. White card sheet.Step 1 Take the two sheets of different colours (blue and pink)....

Recycled Telephone Books

Telephone diaries, address books, origami, notepads...there are numerous uses for rough paper. Don't discard your old notebooks with unused paper. Here is something useful you can make.The things you need:1. Unused paper and cover from an old notebook. 2. Stapler 3. Glue 4. Velvet paper 5. Blade 6. ScissorsStep...

Bunny Rabbit

If you wish to make a toy at home that does not take much time, then try this. It looks cute and can be added to your soft toy collection.The things you need:1. Fused bulb 2. Cotton 3. Adhesive 4. Black pepper corns 5. Velvet paper or the...

Your Own Bus

Shiny vehicles on a shop shelf are inviting, but how about making a shiny red bus, much like the ones you see on the roads. What's more, you can give a new life to things that are being readied for the dustbin at this...

The Unbreakable Match

All you need is:1. One handkerchief with a hem.2. Two wooden matches or toothpicks.Step 1: Hide a toothpick in the hem of a handkerchief. Display the handkerchief, and several other toothpicks you have brought with you. Then, have a volunteer point to one of...

Decorate Eggs for Easter

Don't let this Easter pass by without enjoying an egg rolling competition. And for more fun, decorate the eggs.The things you need:1. Paints 2. Paint brushes 3. Wool 4. Coloured paper 5. Scissors 6. GlueStep 1: Pierce the egg at one end and drain the egg white and the...

Shake a Shaker

Do you want to belt out a song, but need an instrument that will keep the rhythm and add to the effect? Why don't you try making a 'shaker' that will do the trick?Just remember, you will be making a valuable addition to the...

Tie and Dye Scarf

This is just one way of making a scarf. The best part is that once you know the technique, you will be able to make different patterns by twisting, clipping, knotting or folding the cloth.The things you need:1. A plain white cotton cloth 2. Thick...

Mobile Decorations

One of the advantages of a mobile decoration is that it can be gifted to a person of any age. Children love such amusing and colourful gifts, while adults can use it as a hanging anywhere in the house.The things you need:1. Card sheet...

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