Crafting can be so fun but cleaning up the mess can be daunting. You will find a list of easy and simple crafts for kids. This list will contain crafts for all ages. Crafts can be messy but I assure you this crafts are far from that. You will find everything from coloring books, craft kits, and more complex crafts in this Big List of Easy Crafts for Kids.
The Big List of Crafts for Kids
Every time my kids mention crafts I cringe a little. But theses crafts are mostly mess free and easy to clean up. I have compiled a list of some of my kids and their friends favorite crafts.
Crafts for Ages 1-2
Most of the crafts in this age group are simple crafts like puzzles or coloring books. One of my kids favorite crafts at this age was the water drawing mat. This is a fun, mess free craft to keep those little ones busy.
- Wooden Chunky Puzzle (Wild Animals)
- Water Drawing Mat
- Pegboard Creative Art
- Match & Build Blocks
- ABC Coloring Book
Crafts for Ages 3-4
Crafts at this age tend to get a little messy but still require a lot of supervision from an adult. These are some of our favorite crafts for preschool aged kids. Our favorite craft in this list is the Craft Giant Art Jar.
- Craft Giant Art Jar
- My Giant Busy Box
- Little Hands Picture Mosaic
- Little Hands Pop Stick Art
- Creativity for Kids Ultimate Scratch it Off Papers
- Little Hands My Collage Farm
Crafts for Ages 5-6
This age is a fun age for crafts. Your kids can start to do their own projects with little supervision. They live in a fantasy land and create beautiful things. Both of my kids favorite item in this list is the Create You Own Bead Pets. These are so fun and get those creative juices flowing in their brains.
- Hide and Seek Rock Painting Kit
- Create Your Own Window Art
- Create Your Own Sand Art
- Create Your Own Bead Pets
- Drawing Stencils for Kids
- Design Your own Bracelets
Crafts for Ages 7-8
My little girl started to LOVE crafts at this age. She wanted to do them everyday. I find at this age they are pretty self sufficient and their crafts become less messy. One of my favorite gifts my daughter received was the Enchanted Fairy Garden. It was so fun to watch the garden grow all while she created a story abut the fairies living inside it.
- Grow ‘n Glow Terrarium
- Magnetic Mini Tile Art
- Enchanted Fairy Garden Craft Kit
- Make Your Own Soap
- Quick Knit Loom
- Spirograph Design Tin Set
Crafts for Ages 9-10
My daughter just turned 9 and her craft projects are a little more involved. She loves to create things for her bedroom. One of her favorite craft projects has been the String Art Kit.
- Lava Lamps & Glitter Tube Arts and Craft Science Activity Set
- My First Sewing Kit
- 3D Printing Pen
- String Art Kit
- Glitter Clay Charms
Crafts for Teens
Anything to get my teen off of her phone is a win for me. Teens are very hard to figure out sometime, but doing crafts together has been my way of connecting with my daughter.
- Crystal Growing Experiment
- Wooden Multi-Craft Weaving Loom
- Plastic Lace Crafts for Beginners
- Super String Lantern Kits
- Yarn Tree Kit- Jewelry Organizer
- Ultimate Wrap Bracelets Kit
- Nail Style Studio Book
I hope you found something to fit your kids in this big list of crafts. This list is full of easy crafts for you and your kids to follow. If you have any favorite crafts I have not listed, please comment I love to hear from my readers.