Every day is art day! Use these websites for crafts to make, many using common materials found around the house. Don’t worry if the end product isn’t perfect--the process is the important part for you and your child.
A Boatload of Craft Ideas!
- British Council Make
Check the craft download section for craft activities to download, color, and make.
- Blick Art Lesson Plans
Although compiled for educators, many of these art projects can be done easily at the home.
- Crayola Crafts
The crayon experts have tons of crafts to spark your child’s imagination.
- Enchanted Learning Crafts for Kids
This site has tons of craft ideas organized by topic. Best of all, they use materials found around the home.
- Kaboose Crafts
This site contains a lot of craft ideas and activities that children and adults can do together.
- PBS Activity Search
Parents can find art projects, craft activities, coloring pages, and more for their child.
- San Diego Zoo Kids - Children’s Crafts
Find fun zoo crafts that children can keep for life.
- ZiggityZoom.com Activities
Find fun ideas for crafts, costumes, puppet theatres, foods, and more.
Masks & More
Masks are a fun craft project for any age. Here are several websites with mask templates to get you started. Design and make your own too!
- Animal Masks
- Getty: Make Art at Home
- PBS Kids: Arthur Masks
- Readers’ Theater with Animal Masks
- Panda Mask
- Design Your Own Stamp
Print the template and create your own stamp.
- Nick Jr. Paper Crafts
Nick Jr. has hundreds of printables that you and your child can use to inspire the imagination.
- Free Paper Toys
Print, cut, and glue your way to fun toys and boxes made just of paper. Some younger children will need help with making the toys but everyone can enjoy an animal friend finger puppet.
- Download a Dinosaur
Print a few dinosaurs to color and cut out. Make a whole forest of dinosaurs or blow up the page to make a huge one.