Crafts

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


You want to make a buckeye necklace, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to make a buckeye necklace in this article.

When you know how to hang a bird house on a tree you can provide a welcoming home to local birds. Learn about how to hang a bird house in this article.

You want to make a chef's hat, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to make a chef's hat in this article.

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You want to make a paper cup phone with you children but don't remember how to do it. Read here to find out how to make a paper cup phone.

Thanksgiving is approaching, and you'd like to make your children Pilgrim hats. Learn about how to make a Pilgrim hat in this article.

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

If you love birds and want to feed your feathery friends from a homemade bird feeder, consider learning how to make a soda bottle bird feeder. Read this article to learn how to make a soda bottle bird feeder.

You want to make a turban, but nothing too complicated or elaborate. Read this article and find out how to make a turban.

Make a Vermont weather stick for your gardener friends. Learn about how to make a Vermont weather stick in this article.

You just got new quilts and would like to make a rack to put them on. Here's how to make a quilt rack.

You are a teacher and you want to teach the children how to make paper people holding hands. Well, we will now show you how to make paper people holding hands.

Add a personal touch to that candle-lit dinner by learning how to make you own gel candles. This article shows you how to make gel candles.

It's not hard to learn how to make a paper guitar. Learn how to make a paper guitar from this article.

If you learn how to make a paper spider, you'll be able to decorate your home for Halloween with homemade decorations. Learn about how to make a paper spider in this article.

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

You want to make a paper tank, in other words, origami cut-outs, with your class. Learn about how to make a paper tank from this article.

Light up your holiday with luminaries you make yourself. Learn about how to make holiday luminaries in this article.

You can learn how to make a paper umbrella with decorative paper and wooden dowels. Learn about how to make a paper umbrella in this article.

Learn how to make bows for wreaths, and you will be able to decorate your house for the holidays without spending a lot of money. Learn about how to make bows for wreaths in this article.

You want to make padded clothes hangers, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to make padded clothes hangers in this article.

You'd like to make paper roses to use as centerpieces. Learn how to make paper roses in this article.

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.

Have you ever wanted to make vampire fangs, but didn't know how? Learn how to make vampire fangs from this article.