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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. Recycled Magazine Bows. These bows are so pretty everyone will think you bought them at the store.

Recycled Magazine Bows

They are the latest FreeKidsCrafts contest winner provided by Laura better known as Miss American Pie and posted on Supplies Magazine pageBrass paper fastener/brad Sharp objectScissors Instructions. 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! 4.

Add goofy eyes! The final step is putting on some silly eyes. Hang up your jellyfish! Voila! We made a whole school of jellyfish and put them on a mobile. 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. Recycled Magazine Wastebasket. Take all of those magazines and catalogues that fill up your mailbox and recycle them into this beautiful wastebasket.

Recycled Magazine Wastebasket

Supplies Hot Glue Gun Mod Podge Magazine(s) Waterproofing Spray Scissors Water And A Bowl Paint Brush Instructions First you need to gather a good amount of magazines, some mod podge, a paint brush and scissors. After gathering everything you need. To make the base you do the same thing as if you were making a magazine bowl. Then you take the next piece and coil that around the first, gluing as you go, and so on until you like the size.

After finishing the base make a mixture of some mod podge and water so it would be easier to apply. Now the little circles are what take a long time because there are so many of them. Use the same water and glue mixture as before and paint each circle (once again part of the time consumption), which makes them more stable. Next, the fun part. And then glue another layer and so on. And there you have it, a cute waste basket. 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. Kids' Crafts: Yarn Octopus - Classic Rainy Day and Scout Activities. This photo originally appeared in FamilyFun Magazine Total Time 1 to 2 hours Ages preschooler This rainy-day project provides plenty of practice for budding braiders and makes a fun, eight-armed pal.

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

What you'll need Scissors Skein of yarn about 100 yards long 3-inch Styrofoam ball or a tennis ball 5 feet of yarn or ribbon, for tying the braids Tacky glue Large googly eyes How to make it PREPARE THE YARN: Cut two 10-inch pieces of yarn from the skein.