• Tracy Tristram

School holiday craft ideas for kids


Lockdown may be easing a tad, but there's still plenty of time at home that needs filling with a heap of boredom busting ideas! Busy kids = happy kids, after all. So, with a few more days left of the Easter break, we've got some great school holiday craft ideas for kids at the ready...


Caterpillar craft

School holiday craft ideas for kids

We've been learning about the life cycle of a butterfly this week while keeping ourselves busy with some gardening projects, so are loving these cute little critters (pictured top) by I Heart Crafty Things.


Unicorn dream catcher

School holiday craft ideas for kids
Photography: Hello, Wonderful

It's fair to say that life lately has been a little, erm, stressy. And while we're doing our best to deal with anxiety when it crops up, and are helping little ones with their own worries, it's definitely not going to hurt to combine a fun craft with the chance to encourage kids to sleep better. Drift over to Hello, Wonderful for the full tutorial on how to whip up this magical unicorn dream catcher.


Crochet mouse bookmark

School holiday craft for kids
Photography: Supergurumi

As the older kids need entertaining too, we think they'll be squeaking with happiness once they've made this crochet mouse bookmark by Supergurumi.


Dinosaur paper plates

School holiday craft ideas for kids
Photography: Super Simple

Looking for a super simple craft to do with tiny tots? Then look no further than this roar-some dino plate craft by Super Simple!


Paper cup lanterns



Being a Dad knows a thing or two about keeping little ones busy, and we adore these paper cup lanterns that will brighten up the week a treat.


Pen toppers

school holiday craft for kids
Photography: Fandango

These super cute pencil toppers by Fandango will definitely cheer up any pencil collection! Plus it's a good excuse to break out our all-time fave craft supply: googly eyes!


Happy crafting, everyone!


Looking for other activities to try at home with the kids? Here's some more inspo:


Rainbow craft for kids of all ages

Sensory play ideas for little ones

Gardening projects to keep busy as a bee with

Turn your loo rolls into snakes, unicorns and fairy houses!

Plastic fantastic: plastic bottle craft activities

Ice lolly recipes that are fun to make and delish to eat


Don't forget to also follow us for more adventures over on Instagram and Facebook!


Top image: I Heart Crafty Things


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