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National Children's Craft Day! A Fun & Easy Craft Guide for Kids!

National Children's Craft Day! A Fun & Easy Craft Guide for Kids!

National Children's Craft Day! A Fun & Easy Craft Guide for Kids!

Get ready to unleash your inner Picasso, ignite your creativity, and dive into a world of imagination because National Children's Craft Day is coming up! 🎨✂️

Parents and teachers, mark your calendars and grab your glue sticks because March 14th is the day when we celebrate all things crafty and colorful with our little ones. Whether you're a seasoned DIY enthusiast or someone who's more accustomed to sticking googly eyes on everything, National Children's Craft Day is your golden ticket to a day filled with laughter, learning, and lots of fun! 

Let's face it, there's nothing quite like the joy of watching a child's eyes light up as they transform a simple piece of paper into a masterpiece, or witness their proud grin when they proudly display their handcrafted creations. From finger painting to origami, from friendship bracelets to papier-mâché sculptures, the possibilities are as endless as a child's imagination! 🌈

So, why not join in the crafting extravaganza this year? Dust off those crafting supplies, raid the recycling bin for inspiration, and get ready to embark on a crafting adventure that will ignite your child's creativity and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime. 

Not only is crafting a fantastic way to spend quality time together, but it also offers benefits for your child's development. From honing fine motor skills to fostering self-expression and boosting self-esteem, every snip, stitch, and squiggle plays a vital role in nurturing your child's growth and confidence. 

And fear not, dear parents and teachers, for you don't need to be a crafting maestro to join in the fun.  After all, it's not about perfection; it's about the process, the creativity, and the love poured into every handmade creation. ❤️

So, let's roll up our sleeves, unleash our inner crafters, and make this National Children's Craft Day a celebration to remember! Whether you're crafting at home, in the classroom, or joining a community event, let's come together to inspire, create, and unleash the magic of imagination! 

 Ladybug Rocks

Materials Needed: rocks and Kwik Stix

  1. Paint each rock with Kwik Stix
  2. Add black spots onto the rocks

Check out this craft on Instagram @momtoolbox

Pink Flamingos

Materials Needed: paper plates, pipe cleaners, glue, scissors, construction paper, Kwik Stix, and googly eyes

  1. Paint paper plates with Kwik Stix
  2. Cut paper plates in half
  3. Cut a flamingos head shape from pink construction paper
  4. Glue the flamingos head to the half paper plate
  5. Glue two legs onto the flamingo using two pipe cleaners
  6. Glue on googly eyes

Check out this craft on Instagram @kwikstixpaint

Kwik Stix Color and Number Match

Materials Needed: poster board, Kwik Stix, and black marker

  1. Draw a crayon shape onto poster board
  2. Draw dots ranging from 1-5 onto each crayon
  3. Create a color key on the side of the paper
  4. Paint inside each crayon shape with the correct color from the key

Check out this craft on Instagram @letsplaylittleone

Spring Flowers

Materials Needed: paper plates, construction paper, scissors, glue, and Kwik Stix

  1. Paint a paper plate with Kwik Stix
  2. Use a variety of colors for a fun Spring look
  3. Cut construction paper into a skinny rectangle and two leaf shapes
  4. Glue onto the paper plate

Check out this craft on Instagram @letsplaylittleone

Toilet Paper Roll Monsters

Materials Needed: empty toilet paper roll, Kwik Stix, marker, googly eyes, and glue

  1. Fold the top of the toilet paper roll inwards 
  2. Cut the front of the roll down to add more character
  3. Paint the roll with Kwik Stix
  4. Draw a face onto each roll with a marker
  5. Glue on googly eyes

Check out this craft on Instagram @everydaywithmigs

Large Rainbow

Materials Needed: brown paper or cardboard and Kwik Stix

  1. Draw a large rainbow outline with each color section outlined
  2. Paint inside each section with Kwik Stix in the order of the rainbow
  3. Display for the start of Spring weather!

Check out this craft on Instagram @zandersfunfactory

Wonder Stix Patterns

Materials Needed: black construction paper and Wonder Stix

  1. Use different colors of Wonder Stix
  2. Draw multiple patterns onto black construction paper

Check out this craft on Instagram @iartmyjob

Popsicle Stick Picture Frames

Materials Needed: popsicle sticks, glue, Kwik Stix, clothespin, picture, and gems

  1. Paint 8 popsicle sticks with Kwik Stix
  2. Glue them all together
  3. Glue a clothespin onto the popsicle sticks
  4. Attach a photo of your choice
  5. Glue small gems or buttons for added detail

Check out this craft on Instagram @partycraftsco

Multi-Color Flowers

Materials Needed: paper and Kwik Stix

  1. Start by painting a green line with Kwik Stix
  2. Use Kwik Stix to paint the flowers and petals on the green stem
  3. Paint different shapes to resemble different types of flowers

Check out this craft on Instagram @mrsgreenartartbaby

City Pets

 Materials Needed: white paper, colored construction paper, glue, scissors, and Kwik Stix

  1. Paint a cityscape onto a piece of paper
  2. Use tall buildings and lots of windows
  3. Once painted, start creating your pet
  4. Cut the shapes of your pet with construction paper
  5. Draw a face onto your pet
  6. Glue onto the city background

Check out this craft on Instagram @madam.mess