8 Most Crafty Activities for Kids

Here we have got the best of the best to decide what crafts the kids should be doing between now and Christmas.

We have trawled the web for all things crafty and arty that we think children should definitely be making between now and Christmas.

Tried these at home? Done it with your own twist? We would love to hear from you @BrightICeative

Post it Note Crown (By LilyAllsorts)

Post it note crown

You can find a brilliant range of post it notes here or why not try this out with felt or poster paper.

DIY Decs (by Bright Ideas Crafts)

Seasonal Bunting

You can find our paper chains here – we decorated ours with lots of sparkle, buttons and shimmer shower (Find the full product list on the how to here)

Pipe Cleaner finger puppets (By One Little Project)

Easy Pipe cleaner finger puppets

We have a great selection of pipe cleaners (Chenille stems) so you can be really creative with these. Find our Pom Poms here – we would love to see some Christmas-themed finger puppets and last but not least our gooooooogley eyes 

At Home Firework (by Oh Happy Days)


Really get Fireworks night off to a bang! We have everything you need for this project apart from the paper tubes but you can find them at home so that’s no excuse not to make these cracking fireworks. We think our metallic crepe paper would be amazing for this project find it here. For the starburst you can use out ready-made cut outs OR cut your own out using this stunning glitter paper. Finally for the BIG BANG take a peek at our Garland and use a pipe cleaner for the fuse.

DIY Glitter Wands – Elsa Style (By Simply Designing Ashley Phipps)

Glitter Wand

So unless you have been living under a rock you know that “Frozen Fever” well and truly hit last year. We love this idea which you can try with many different designs. Take a look at our Christmas Cut outs for the snow flake, dipped in our stunning glitzy glitter and finished with our silky pastel ribbon (for the extra Frozen effect)

Hand Print Button Tree (By Glued To My Crafts Blog)

button tree cover

Find our great value pack of buttons here for a really eclectic design.

Halloween Lanterns Decoupage (By Taste of Home)

Lantern Halloween Decoupage

We love this idea find Halloween coloured Tissue paper here and Halloween ribbon here

I Love the Sea: Octopus Craft (By I Heart Crafty Things)

Octopus kids craft

What is so great about this crafty creature as you can pick any colour and any material to make it. Instead of paper eyes why not use some wiggly eyes. Take a look at the wide variety of colour and paper you can choose from (sorry we can’t help with the cereal)

Got your own crafty idea using Bright Ideas then please do share it with us we love to hear all about your arty, crafty and education projects

Until next time – Stay Creative!

The Bright Ideas Team x