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Yarn Crafts for Kids : Ideas for Easy Arts & Crafts Projects & Activities with Yarn for Children, Teens, and Preschoolers. Home > Arts and Crafts Projects for Kids > Yarn Crafts for Children Yarn is a length of interlocked fibres which is mostly used for knitting, weaving, crocheting, embroidery and rope making.

Yarn Crafts for Kids : Ideas for Easy Arts & Crafts Projects & Activities with Yarn for Children, Teens, and Preschoolers

Yarn can be used to make so much different crafts, from jewelry to balls. You can also decorate bottles by wrapping it with different color yarns. In crafts yarn can be used for yarn dolls or just for hair on dolls. You can make a cowgirl wig costume by gluing yarns (as hair in braids) to a cowboy (in this case cowgirl) hat. Make a Yarn Ball for Quiet Indoors Play This may seem like a very obvious thing to do, but it really makes a wonderful ball to play with indoors, especially in an apartment where noise should be kept at a minimum. Learn How to Make Yarn Buttons Most appealing buttons may be made with yarn by merely wrapping a button mold, a cardboard disk or a wood disk.

Make a Plastic or Glass Bottle Vase with Yarn Make Fake Yarn Beards Making Yarn Wigs and Hair It is so simple to make yarn wigs. Recycled Magazine Bows. Bubble Wrap Jelly Fish. Recycled materials make some of the most interesting crafts.

Bubble Wrap Jelly Fish

This Bubble wrap Jelly Fish Mobile is fun and also a good lesson in recycling. Supplies Plastic (bottle, cup, rounded packaging)Bubble wrap or clear plastic bagPaperGlue Instructions Start out by finding some kind of round plastic container. Cut out the tentacles! The next step is to cut out strips of bubble wrap. Attach your tentacles! Recycled Crafts - Recyclable Crafts for Kids - Recycling Craft Ideas. Make Magazine Bead Jewelry. Beads made from magazine pages?

Make Magazine Bead Jewelry

How could that be? Read on to find out how to make this great wearable craft! Make them for dress up or Mardi Gras. Supplies Magazine pages (preferable full of pictures/colors) Scissors Glue Ruler Pencil or fine point marker Toothpick Fine string, thread, or fishing line Extra craft beads for decoration Instructions Measure a magazine page to cut strips in various widths (1/4, 1/2, and 3/4 inches). Cut strips from magazine Analyze the paper for pictures that would make great patterns. Roll the strip around the toothpick.

At the last 1/4 inch of the roll, put a dab of glue on the underside of the paper. Remove toothpick and allow to dry. Repeat with other strips. String the beads, alternating between round craft beads and long magazine beads, onto a piece of string, thread, or fishing line. Tie a knot to close, wear, and enjoy! This craft reprinted courtesy of Recycled Magazine Wastebasket. Cardboard Tube Crafts. Recycled toilet paper tubes, paper towel tubes, wrapping paper tubes are all great starting points for lots of kids crafts.

Cardboard Tube Crafts

Recycling cardboard of all types into these fun crafts is good for our environment. Bead and Pipe Cleaner Bracelets Show the kids how to make these Bead and Pipe Cardboard Tube Penguin Kids will enjoy making this Cardboard Tube Penguin. Valentine Pillow Candy Box Show the kids how to create this cute Valentine Pillow Toilet Paper Roll Crown A Toilet Paper Roll Crown is the perfect favor for Seed Napkin Rings Make a seed mosaic around cardboard tubes to create these Recycled Cardboard Tube Bear Totem Pole Craft.

Kids' Crafts: Yarn Octopus - Classic Rainy Day and Scout Activities.