Crafts for Kids
Craft ideas for kids and their families, curated by our Cristo Rey Richmond High School student workers.
Published on December 7, 2021
By Kimoni, Carina, and Mija – Cristo Rey Richmond High School student workers
Craft 1: Octopus Plate Craft
- Paper plate
- Fabric, cut into strips
- Markers, crayons or colored pencils
- Glue or tape
Step 1: Cut your plate in half.
Step 2: Color your plate with either markers, crayons or colored pencils.
Step 3: Draw circles onto your plate for eyes and add a smile.
Step 4: Glue or tape the fabric strips to the back of the plate to make tentacles.
Craft 2: Cloudy Rainbow Craft
- Glue stick
- White construction paper
- Colored construction paper
Step 1: Cut out your cloud.
Step 2: Cut out construction paper strips.
Step 3: Color your paper strips as the colors of the rainbow. If you have colored construction paper, you can skip this step.
Step 4: Decorate your cloud face.
Step 5: Glue your rainbow strips on the back of the cloud.
Craft 3: Shape-o-saurus
- Construction paper (any color of your choice)
Step 1: Cut out three triangles, three big squares, two small squares and one semi-circle.
Step 2: Put the three triangles on top of the curvy part of the semi-circle.
Step 3: Put two big squares at the bottom of the semi-circle for legs.
Step 4: Put one big square on one side of the semi-circle as the head, and the two small squares on the other side as the tail.
Craft 4: Bear Bag
- Two paper bags
- Pink marker
- Black marker
Step 1: Cut out the ears from one paper bag.
Step 2: On the second paper bag, draw a bear face.
Step 3: Glue the ears onto the paper bag.
Craft 5: PomPom Ice Pops
- Cardstock (any color)
- Popsicle stick
- Pompoms or cotton balls
Step 1: Cut a popsicle shape out of the cardstock.
Step 2: Glue the popsicle stick to the back of the popsicle shape.
Step 3: Glue pompoms or cotton balls to the front of the popsicle shape.