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Crafts at HowStuffWorks has hundreds of fun ideas to keep your family entertained. Find free kids' crafts by theme, material and season.

Animal Crafts

Animal Crafts

These animal crafts articles contain a wide variety of animal crafts and activities for kids. Find crafts relating to your child's favorite animal. See more »

Bead  Crafts

Bead Crafts

These bead crafts articles contain dozens of fun bead crafts for kids. Help your child learn to make beaded jewelry and other decorative crafts. See more »

DIY Gift Guide

DIY Gift Guide

A DIY gift guide can help you narrow down a gift idea for the the DIYer in your life. DIYers stockpile tools but an expert DIY gift guide can help you find the gift that your DIYer needs but doesn't have. See more »

Drawing

Drawing

Staring at a blank page can be intimidating, even for the most inventive of artists. Get ideas for drawing in these articles. See more »

Holiday Crafts

Holiday Crafts

Holiday Crafts at HowStuffWorks has activities for each special day in the year. From Valentine's Day to Thanksgiving, check out our holiday craft ideas. See more »

Home Crafts

Home Crafts

The Home Crafts channel offers a variety of DIY projects for your home. Find ways to creatively enhance your surroundings and celebrate family life here. See more »

Knitting

Knitting

Learning how to knit is not as difficult as it may seem. It's a favorite pastime for many crafters, and it's a great way to make wearable crafts and gifts for friends. Find out how to knit in these articles. See more »

Nature Crafts

Nature Crafts

These nature crafts articles include simple activities that help kids learn about nature. Get ideas for entertaining and educational nature crafts. See more »

Other Arts & Crafts

Other Arts & Crafts

Arts & Crafts at HowStuffWorks contains a variety of arts and crafts for kids. Stimulate your child's creativity with these decorative arts and crafts. See more »

Paper Crafts

Paper Crafts

Paper Crafts at HowStuffWorks is your destination for fun crafts made from paper. Kids will enjoy making masks, hats, baskets and other paper crafts. See more »

Quick & Easy Crafts

Quick & Easy Crafts

Quick & Easy Crafts at HowStuffWorks is full of ideas for crafts that don't require a lot of time or skill. Kids will enjoy these quick and easy crafts. See more »

Quilting

Quilting

Quilting has long been a favorite pastime of crafters, and the results are often beautiful and unique. These articles will show you everything from the basic tools you'll need to how to finish your first creation. See more »

Recycled Crafts

Recycled Crafts

Recycled crafts allow you to reuse glass, plastic, cloth, paper and metal in order to beautify your surroundings. Recycled crafts are also a lot of fun to make and a great way to spend time with your kids. See more »

Seasonal Crafts

Seasonal Crafts

These seasonal crafts are organized by season and special occasion, so you can quickly find a seasonal craft at any time of year. See more »

Sewing

Sewing

Sewing is a great skill to have for making and mending clothes for your family. From sewing on a button to using a pattern, learn all you need to know about sewing in these articles. See more »

Stenciling

Stenciling

Stenciling is a great way to decorate walls, and since the techniques and designs are endless, you can create a totally unique work of art in your own home. Get started with the tips and tools in these articles. See more »

T-shirt Crafts

T-shirt Crafts

If you have extra t-shirts around, why not turn them into a craft project? See these tips and craft ideas for having fun with t-shirts. See more »

Wearable Crafts

Wearable Crafts

Crafts to wear are especially popular with kids who like to play dress-up. Learn how to make jewelry and other crafts to wear at HowStuffWorks. See more »