Arts and Crafts

Here is a list of arts & crafts activities that are easy to prepare and can be done with minimal supplies on a tight budget.  If you have arts and crafts activity ideas, send them to Michelle to be posted here.

Crafts are organized by the key supply you’ll need to make them:


Clothespin Caterpillars

Clothespin Dragonflies

Clothespin Airplanes


popsicle sticksPopsicle Sticks

Picture Frames

Farm Animals



cupStyrofoam Cups





fabricFelt or fabric


Felt Pencil Toppers




Painting with Bubbles

Blow Painting



toilet paper rollsCardboard Tubes

Japanese Flying Carp

101 Things to do with paper rolls

Jungle scene playset

Spinning 3D hot air balloon craft


paper platesPaper Plates

Paper Plate Owls

Hedge Hogs

Paper plate dragons


tissue paperPaper & Tissue Paper 

Painted Watercolour Canvas

15 Tissue Paper Crafts

Chinese paper lantern

Paper tops (Fun for older kids!)



Drawing and Painting

Floating bubbles (Fun for older kids too!)

Splatter paint project (Fun for older kids)

Puffy paint ice cream cones (Fun for older kids)



Melted crayon art (Fun for older kids)

Milk carton bird house



pastaHousehold items

Pasta Art

Water colour and salt painting