Perfect for playdates and rainy days, we’ve compiled our favourite 50 easy art and craft ideas to keep kids busy.
Great ways to paint
Because nothing beats watching a child turn a beautiful palette of colours into a big brown mess.
1-5 – Fingers at the ready!
Kids can handprint their way to artistic greatness!
Try these 5 arty ways to use shaving foam instead.
11-15 – No brush, no problem!
There are many ways for kids to make their mark.
Channel your inner Blue Peter presenter
These crafts, using old packaging, are traditional and fun.
Make some fun makes instead!
21-25 – Bored fusilli?
These art ideas don’t cost a pretty penne! (Sorry, not sorry, for the terrible pasta pun)
26-30 – Have an underwater adventure
Dive into the ocean with these ocean-inspired crafts!
Looking for something a bit different?
Alternative crafts to suit every mood…!
This simple activity teaches parts of the face too!
32-36 – Get happy!
Feeling blue? These happy crafts are sure to turn that frown upside down!
37-41 – Got a racer in the midst?
Make a race track together using one (or all) of these ideas.
The best part is you can let them do most of it on their own.
Make one or any of these other cute creatures instead.
52-56 – 3 Totally cool cork crafts
We LOVE these ideas from CBeebies!
All you need is paper and some trusty felt tips – thanks Mess for Less!