Arts and Crafts for Kids
Play and learn with these fun arts and crafts for kids ideas and projects.
Drawing, painting, sticking, creating and crafting are good for the brain and good for the soul!
Be inspired with quick no-prep arts and craft ideas and learning resources for your Arty Crafty Kids.
Our art and craft ideas are perfect for parents and teachers of kids of all ages. E.g. baby handprint art, toddler craft projects, preschool art and craft ideas, kindergarten art based learning resources and many more art and craft ideas to inspire creativity and have fun!
Kids love arts and crafts, experimenting with different colours and techniques – painting with paintbrushes, sponges and sometimes fingers!
And we help parents and teachers with art and craft ideas to do at home or in the classroom.
Our crafts have easy to follow guides, and to keep it simple we itemise the art and craft supplies used in each project at the beginning of each post.
To help you find the inspiration you are looking for, our art and craft project ideas are split into the following categories:
Art Ideas for Kids
Art ideas are predominantly processed led, allowing kids to explore colours and shapes. Using different techniques to create fun and masterful art.
Art Ideas Latest Projects
Craft Ideas for Kids
Craft ideas involve sticking, creating, making, learning and having fun!
Craft Ideas Latest Projects
Valentines Art & Craft Ideas
Valentines Art & Craft Ideas Latest Projects
Easter Art & Craft Ideas
Easter Art & Craft Ideas Latest Projects
Halloween Art & Craft Ideas
Halloween Art & Craft Ideas Latest Projects
Christmas Art & Craft Ideas
Christmas Art & Craft Ideas Latest Projects
Spring Art & Craft Ideas
Spring Art & Craft Ideas Latest Projects
Summer Art & Craft Ideas
Summer Art & Craft Ideas Latest Projects
Autumn Art & Craft Ideas
Autumn Art & Craft Ideas Latest Projects
Winter Art & Craft Ideas
Winter Art & Craft Ideas Latest Projects
Arts and Crafts for Kids | Teachers
The art and craft projects on this site can be used for inspiration or completed using the simple guides accompanying each idea.
Our unique and original art and craft ideas are used in classrooms all over the World and as well as being creative and fun, we make use of different art and craft techniques to experiment and explore.
We also have learning resources and activities to help make learning fun!
Straw Blowing Rainbow Art
Accordian Paper Fold Crafts
Learning Resources and Activities
Learning through Art & Craft! Easy to use and follow, these learning resources and activities help kids learn numbers and math, letters and the alphabet.
To make things easier and save you time, all of our Art & Craft templates & printables are available in the Members Area.
Arts and Crafts for Kids | Parents
Arts and crafts for kids can be an amazing way to create special keepsakes from fun projects.
There can be no better way to get a little messy and have fun making arts and crafts with handprints and footprints. Fun for budding artists and keepsakes for parents!
Clay Handprint Shell Keepsake
Special Occasion Homemade Cards
A lovely way to celebrate a special occasion with a personalised greetings card made by your Arty Crafty Kids!
Arts and Crafts for Kids | Benefits
Arts and crafts for kids have many benefits for children and we believe the following benefits are direct and indirect when kids are carrying out art and craft projects following a set guide or experimenting and using their own creativity!
Fine Motor Skills
Working together following a simple guide helps to develop communication skills including listening skills and verbal communication when the child explains what they are doing and what they have done.
5-Minute Fun Art and Crafts for Kids
To get you started we have a few of our popular and easy to do crafts using simple items found around the home or in a scrap box!
Toilet Roll Craft Ideas
Toilet roll crafts can be simple and easy, and usually there is at least one toilet roll available to make something with!
Let these toilet roll art and craft ideas inspire your kids next fun project!
Paper Plate Crafts
Another great mainstay of quick and fun art and craft projects are Paper Plate Crafts. Check out these crafts for inspiration.
Artist Inspired Art and Craft for Kids Ideas
Kandinsky’s famous concentric circles’ painting is a fabulous source of inspiration for kids and is often used by art teachers to explore colour mixing concepts.
Kandinsky Heart Art Project
Claude Monet experimented with his art, creating a ‘reflective’ surface that was key to Monet’s exploration of capturing patterns of changing light.
Claude Monet Water Lilies Art Project for Kids
Children's Book Inspired Craft Ideas
Children’s books are a fantastic source of inspiration for art and craft ideas and help children enjoy the story from the book.
The Day the Crayons Came Home
The Day the Crayons Came Home, written in a similar format to its predecessor, The Day the Crayons Quit. Duncan receives a pile of postcards from his lost, broken and aggrieved crayons who are not happy about being left behind and forgotten!
The Day the Crayons Came Home Inspired Craft
Norman the Slug with the Silly Shell Inspired Craft
Inspired by Sue Hendra’s charming story ‘Norman The Slug with the Silly Shell’, our Paper Plate Snail is all about letting imaginations sparkle to create snails with very silly shells.