Crafts

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


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 can make confetti poppers with just a few simple materials. Learn about how to make confetti poppers in this article.

Your children want fake blood on their Halloween costumes, but you don't know how to make it. Read on, and we will give you some recipes for how to make fake blood.

You can make fake scars at home using tried and true homemade recipes. Learn about how to make fake scars at home in this article.

Decorate your home, garden party or baby shower with beautiful flowers made out of tissue paper. Learn about how to make flowers out of tissue paper in this article.

You can make jewelry out of all sorts of recycled materials. Learn how to make jewelry from recycled materials in this article.

Do you want to make you own homemade soap using lye? Continue reading to learn how to make lye soap.

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

If you want to bring a bit of Disney excitement to your child's next birthday party, make a pair of Mickey Mouse ears for the birthday boy and each party guest. Read this article to learn how to make Mickey Mouse ears.

There is no greater fun for kids than to make origami animals. Join the fun and show kids how to make origami animals.

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

Your child wants to dress up as a witch on Halloween and you'd like to make her a witch hat. This article will show you how to make a witch hat.

You can make an apron out of many things, from new fabric to dishtowels to old denim jeans. Read this article to learn how to make an apron.

Making bubble letters on your paper signs and cards give a celebratory feel to any message. Learn about how to make a bubble letters on paper in this article.

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.

Make a fortune teller for your child, and he'll have countless hours of fun. Learn about how to make a fortune teller in this article.

It's easy to make a handprint turkey. Learn about how to make a handprint turkey in this article.

Your child got a box of popsicle sticks (craft sticks) as a gift and wants you to help him make a house out of the sticks. Here's how to make a house out of popsicle sticks.

You'd like to make a mobile to hang over your baby's crib. Continue reading and you will learn how to make a mobile.

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

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

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

Before you master the field of aerodynamics, master the art of making a paper jet. Learn about how to make a paper jet in this article.

Have geological formations erupt in your own home when you make a paper mache volcano. Learn about how to make a paper mache volcano in this article.

Fight your imaginary enemies with a paper ninja star that you made yourself. Learn about how to make a paper ninja star in this article.