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.

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Stamp and Stencil Crafts

No need to go to the art supply store -- you and your child can make any shape of stamp you want with ordinary household objects like potatoes or erasers. Check out these ideas for stamp and stencil projects.


Craft Glossary

There are crafters with bins and closets full of papers, bobbles, bits and glues. Ever wondered what all of that stuff really is? Use our handy craft glossary to find out!

You want to make a rag doll for your grandchild. Learn how to make a rag doll from this article.

Your child has to learn how to build a lighthouse. Learn here how to build a small lighthouse.

Making ribbon flowers for gift wrapping, hats, etc. adds that special touch. Read this article to learn how to make ribbon flowers.

You can make ribbon roses with some 1.5 inch (3.8 centimeter) ribbon, floral wire and artificial leaves. Learn about how to make ribbon roses in this article.

It's been a long time since you made your own clay and you have forgotten how to do it. Don't worry, keep on reading and we'll show you how to make clay.

You'd like to make your daughter a doll house for her birthday, but don't know where to start. Learn about how to make a wooden doll house from this article.

You promised to show your class how to make the pyramids of Egypt out of clay. Read on and learn how to make pyramids out of clay.

There are all sorts of homemade baby shower favors that are easy to make. Learn how to make homemade baby shower favors in this article.

10 Popular Craft Projects

Whether you're looking for a way to spend rainy days at home or hoping to launch a profitable business, crafting is a popular pastime among men, women and children of all ages. But you might need a little help finding the right project. Choose one from this list, and you can't go wrong.