Keep kids busy over the school holidays with these 12 great school holiday crafts. From butterflies to spiders, spinners to crystal geodes there is something for everyone here. Who says staying at home can’t be fun!
12 Great School Holiday Crafts
1. Giant Paper Pinwheels
Quick to make and so much fun to play with, children will want to make more than one! Children can decorate the paper to extend the creative fun. Find the full tutorial here.
2. Crystal Geodes
Not so much a craft but this science experiment is so cool that it needs to be included. This is a good activity to do at the start of the holidays as growing crystals takes time! Click here to view the full tutorial.
3. Cupcake Liner Butterfiles
Cupcake liners are a great crafting resource. We love these beautiful cupcake butterflies! Follow this link to find the tutorial.
4. Jumping Spiders
Eek, it’s a jumping spider! Great for Halloween or year-round crafting spider fun. Find out more by clicking here.
5. Bottle Cap Bugs
Kids are going to love making these Bottle cap bugs. Fun and colorful with googly eyes, what not to love! Click here to get the full tutorial.
6. Diy Spinner
Bright and colorful, these diy spinners are as fun to make as they are to play with. Follow this link to find the tutorial.
7. Rainbow Crayon Art
Create a unique piece of art by melting crayons onto a canvas. Get the crayon art tutorial by clicking here.
8. Cardboard Roll Robots
Cardboard roll robots are a great way to upcycle old cardboard rolls. Lots of gluing and opportunity for creativity with these robots. Follow this link to find out more.
9. No-Sew Socktopus
This no-sew socktopus is a great starter sock toy to make. Not only is he adorable but he will help to solve that odd sock problem! Full tutorial here.
10. Popsicle Stick Haunted House
This popsicle stick house will keep the kids busy for quite some time. Decorate it all spooky or skip the spook for a lovely everyday style home. Source found here.
11. Tin Foil Craft
Children will adore coloring on tin foil and achieving such stunning results. Find out how to do it by clicking here.
12. Paper Plate Flower Weaving
Weaving is great for children’s fine motor skills and they will love seeing their project develop. Find out more about this fun craft here.