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18 Fun Family Crafts

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These 18 Fun Family Crafts are craft tutorials (and recipes) for the whole family to enjoy.

If you’re looking for crafts for the whole family, you’ve come to the right place. These are tutorials and recipes perfect for kids, parents and grandparents to enjoy together.

Fun family crafts to paint and glue (and more)

Are you ready to have lots of fun and probably to get dirty? Here are some awesome painting and gluing crafts!

Sun Catcher

Make your own DIY Flower Sun Catcher! Take your kids outside, pick some flowers and leaves together, dry them and make them into this beautiful home decoration.

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): 6+

Time: 60+ minutes

 

 

A Piece of Cake Hat

fun family crafts

Make everyone’s favorite cake into fun hats for the whole family! This craft is perfect if you have some cardboard to recycle and it’s an original idea for a costume. Who wants to turn into red velvet, pavlova or a piece of chocolate cake?

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): 10+

Time: 30+ minutes

 

Paper Plate Face Masks

fun family crafts Making your own version of Venice masks is easy and fun! These masks are ideal for costume parties or just having fun at home and it’s a perfect craft even for small children, with the help of their parents, of course.

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): 3+

Time: 15+ minutes

Recycled Pencil Stand

fun family craftsRecycle some toilet paper rolls into this gorgeous pencil stand. With this project the kids can learn about re-purposing and make something useful and pretty.

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): 5+

Time: 30+ minutes

Fire-breathing Dragon

Great project to make an original children’s toy and recycle some toilet paper rolls. You’ll have fun making these fire-breathing dragons as well as playing with them afterwards.

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): 5+

Time: 30+ minutes

 

 

Painting using 3 different techniques

Rainy day? Never mind! Make this beautiful 3D “rainy day” picture using three different techniques.

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): 5+

Time:30+ minutes

 

 

3 Creative Art Projects

Make beautiful art using fingers, stamps and paper embroidery!

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): 3+

Time: 30+ minutes

Recycled Mini Hats

The whole family can turn into fashion designers and make some cute doll accessories!

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): 5+

Time: 30+ minutes

 

 

 

Paper fun family crafts

Origami Mini Book

fun family crafts

An origami mini book is a super cute gift and a project which you can enjoy with your kids.

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): 5+

Time: 5+ minutes

Miniature Paper Handbag

fun family craftsThe paper handbag is a bit more complicated than the origami book so let’s figure it out together as a family? Cute gift or a doll accessory, so get your design paper and let’s do this!

An origami mini book is a super cute gift and a project which you can enjoy with your kids.

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): 5+

Time: 10+ minutes

“Handmade” Valentine’s Card

fun family crafts

Make hand cards of the whole family! They are perfect not only for the St. Valentine’s Day but also as name tags, birthday cards or any other card you can think of.

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): baby+ (meaning parents can trace baby’s hand)

Time: 10+ minutes

 

Countdown Meter

fun family crafts

Make a countdown meter to help your children better understand the concept of time. You can use it every day to see how much time’s left until Christmas, vacation, birthday…

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): 3+

Time: 10+ minutes

 

 

 

Fun Family Recipes

Traditional Linzer Cookies

Children sure love to make cookies with their parents and grandparents! Cutting out Linzer cookies of different shapes is great fun and gluing them together with marmalade even more so!

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): 3+

Time: 60+ minutes (dough+baking)

Vánočka

Braid some traditional sweet Christmas bread with this recipe!

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): 5+

Time: 60+ minutes

 

Fruit Bouquet

The whole family can enjoy cutting out shapes from pineapple, dipping strawberries in chocolate and arranging fruit pieces into a beautiful bouquet.

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): 5+

Time: 60+ minutes

 

 

 

Traditional Fun Family Crafts

Traditional way to dye Easter eggs

This Easter, learn to dye eggs in a traditional and natural way.

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): 5+

Time: 60+ minutes

 

Advent Wreath

What better way to start the Christmas season than making your own Advent wreath for home decor?

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): 6+

Time: 60+ minutes

 

 

Salt Dough

Did you use to make salt dough when you were little? Salt dough is a plasticine-like material which you can make at home, bake it and make solid decoration. With this tutorial you can personalized keychains.

Tutorial: HERE

Suitable for kids from age (approximately): 4+

Time: 60+ minutes

 

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