5 Fun Handmade Projects For Kids

Nothing beats the feeling of a handmade plaything. Kiddos will appreciate the customized treasure, and you get to watch them enjoy something you poured your heart into making for years to come. We’ve been seeing a lot of fun and inspiring options out there, so we thought we’d round up our list of 5 favorites for you. Enjoy!

DIY Wooden Medals

DIY Wooden Medals
via Little Peche on Etsy

Here’s an easy peasy project you can accomplish in less than an hour. How fun would it be to make these up before your next camping vacation.

DIY Whale Softie

DIY Whale Softie
via Duitang

You can easily follow the photos in this tutorial to make one of these loveable whales. The perfect summertime gift for trips to the ocean.

DIY Urban Princess Dress Tutorial

DIY Urban Princess Dress Tutorial
via Domestic Bliss Squared

We love the look of rickrack on a super flowy skirt. A super easy sewing project with big twirly payoff!

DIY Teepee

DIY TeePee
via Handmade Home

Have a ton of fabric scraps sitting around? Who doesn’t right? Here’s how to use them up and make the ultimate kids’ room project. This TeePee is advertised as no sew, but we recommend stitching together the strips for extra sturdiness.

DIY Bright Messenger Bag

DIY Bright Messenger Bag
Pattern available for $5 from Puperita on Etsy

Every adventure-loving kid needs a bag for binoculars, pencils, and other personal goodies. Make this one in bright felt or printed fabrics.

Happy sewing!

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