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.

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Easy Indoor Activities for Kids

Easy indoor activities for kids turn a boring afternoon into a learning adventure. Learn these easy indoor activities for kids at HowStuffWorks.

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  • 5 Craft Projects and Cleanups Using Kitchen and Bathroom Supplies
    5 Craft Projects and Cleanups Using Kitchen and Bathroom Supplies

    Craft kits from hobby stores are a fun and organized way to get artsy. Save yourself some money with these five simple, at-home craft projects kids can make -- with stuff you already have in your kitchen and bathroom. See more »

  • Craft a Doorknob Sign
    Craft a Doorknob Sign

    Door hangings are a fun way for kids to keep the family posted on what they're up to, whether it's doing homework or hanging out. Learn how to create your own door hangings with this guide. See more »

  • Craft a Lampshade
    Craft a Lampshade

    Highlight your kid's artistic abilities by helping them incorporate one of their masterpieces into a lampshade. See more »

  • Craft a Light Switch Plate
    Craft a Light Switch Plate

    Your local hardware shop or big box store probably carry pre-painted light switch plates that appeal to kids, but how about letting your family get creative instead? See more »

  • Craft a Mobile
    Craft a Mobile

    Mobiles are a neat display -- and they can be a welcome way to draw the eye if the sight of toys littering the floor of a kid's bedroom becomes too much. See more »

  • Customized Coffee Mug
    Customized Coffee Mug

    Make mom's morning cup of coffee a personalized affair by decorating a new mug that's be sure to become a fast favorite. See more »

  • Decorative Picture Frame
    Decorative Picture Frame

    Let the kids create a masterpiece, and then make it even more special by placing it in a decorative picture frame. See more »

  • Finger-Painted Masterpiece
    Finger-Painted Masterpiece

    The finger-paint masterpiece craft is perfect for very young children – just be forewarned that the materials in this project can make for quite a sugar high that even Monet might not escape. See more »

  • Magnetic Memories
    Magnetic Memories

    Refrigerators can never have too many magnets, especially when one of them reminds mom of somebody special. See more »

  • Painted Pasta Necklace
    Painted Pasta Necklace

    Making this simple, yet endearing, painted past necklace craft can be as fun as watching mom wearing it all day. See more »

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