Kids Craft

  • Aquarium Art

    Children create their own imaginary marine-life menageries.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun, Mind builder

  • Autumn Leaf Window Decals

    Make a game for your kids out of collecting Autumn leaves, then bring the leaves inside to make a pretty, seasonal, window display.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun, Muscle builder

  • Barnyard Baseball Caps

    Four animal-themed hats that are as much fun to make as they are to wear!

    Age: child, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Boxy Choo-Choo Train

    Use recycled materials to make a Boxy Choo-Choo Train, then take the toys for a ride!

    Age: toddler Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Bucket Helmets

    Use recycled materials to make Bucket Helmets for the kids to play make-believe in.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Car Carry-All

    Never leave home without a custom-designed tote filled with road-trip recreations for your tot.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: medium

    Skills: Just for fun

  • Colouring in stencils

    Print some great colouring in stencils anytime for the kids.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: short

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun, Mind builder

  • Cotton Creations

    Add a box of cotton to your list of craft supplies for kids.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Crayon Cupcakes

    They’re not for eating, but these cute creations made from melted-down crayons let your little one test her kitchen skills.

    Age: baby, toddler, child, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Just for fun

  • Crazy Craft Smock

    Turn a white T-shirt into a smock to protect clothing during creative – and messy – play!

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Egg Carton Finger Puppets

    Use recycled materials to make egg carton finger puppets, then stage a puppet show!

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Fairy Gift Tags

    You and your kids will have great fun making your own fairies. Not only that, they double as gift tags; perfect for birthdays!

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun, parties celebrations

  • Feet painting

    Make your own paint for feet painting and squish away.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Just for fun

  • Foam Ball Critters

    Create your own critters; spiders, birds, bunnies or kittens.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Make A Kite

    Encourage your kids to get off the couch and have a good run around with their new homemade kite.

    Age: child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Outdoor, Muscle builder

  • Make a wall plaque

    Make a wall plaque and paint it to suit your room.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun, Mind builder

  • Milky Marble Dye Prints

    Looking for a new indoor activity? Try this clever and easy way of marble dying. Not only is it fun to do, it is amazing to watch and can lead to so many other decorating ideas. All you need is a plate, milk and food colouring!

    Age: toddler, child, parent Duration: short

    Skills: Just for fun, Mind builder

  • Morning Puppet Power

    A brown paper bag and crayons keeps kids occupied during hectic breakfast times and before dinner.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Paper Bag kites

    Make a paper kite at home.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun, Mind builder

  • Paper mache

    Make some great projects with a basic lesson in paper mache

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun, Mind builder

  • Paper Shape Pictures

    An imaginative way for children to learn about shapes.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun, Mind Builder

  • Party Pig Piñata

    Preparing for a party is half the fun! With this activity your kids can get involved in the party preparation, and enjoy the party game it results in. Plus there’s the benefit of teaching your kids to recycle too.

    Age: child, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Just for fun, parties celebrations, Outdoor

  • Party from the Heart

    Homemade invitations, strawberry milkshakes and fun craft activities combine for a fun party that’s straight from the heart.

    Age: baby, toddler, child, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Just for fun, Parties celebration

  • Penguin Money Box

    Show your kids how to use recycled materials to make a Penguin Money Box. Then introduce them to the concept of saving-up: a great incentive!

    Age: child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun, Mind Builder

  • Personalised Potty Seat

    A fun idea for toilet training your toddler!

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Just for fun, Mind Builder

  • Piggy Picasso

    If you think finger painting is fun, wait till you try painting with your toes! This activity also can be done at a child’s birthday party.

    Age: toddler, child, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Pyramid People

    Introduce the five food groups and healthy eating by creating cool Pyramid People!

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun, Mind Builder

  • Rainy day activities

    Lots of great indoor activities to keep the kids out of trouble on a rainy day.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: short

    Skills: Just for fun

  • Rainy day box

    Create a special box for those rainy days when you need fun things to do.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Just for fun

  • Giant Robot Collage

    Take your time adding bit by bit to a Giant Robot Collage.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Super Shape Match-Up

    A touchy-feely way to teach shapes and colors.

    Age: toddler Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Mind Builder

  • Tie-Dyed Tot Tees

    Wearable art that you and your child design together.

    Age: child, parent Duration: any

    Skills: Just for fun

  • Tissue Box Cover

    Colour in your own tissue box cover in two great designs.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: any

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Baby Painting Outdoors

    Baby Painting Outdoors

    A fun activity to for bubs to paint outdoors.

    Age: baby, toddler, child Duration: short

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun, Outdoors

  • Butterfly finger puppets

    Butterfly finger puppets

    Wriggle your fingers to make your butterfly puppets fly

    Age: toddler, child Duration: short

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Magic Name Collage

    Do a little magic at home with the kids!

    Age: baby, toddler, child Duration: short

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Crafty Pen Holder

    Get the kids together to make this simple but useful crafty pen holder for mum and dad.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: short

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Simple to make flowers

    Simple to make flowers

    Turn plain plastic cups into colourful, vibrant flowers.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: short

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Paiting with leaves

    Painting with leaves

    Explore your garden as well as your child’s creative streak, with this painting with leaves craft activity.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: short

    Skills: Hand/eye coordination, Just for fun

  • Curtains with hand prints

    Hand print curtains

    These handmade curtains will be a hit with your kids.

    Age: toddler, child, parent Duration: medium

    Skills: Just for fun

  • Toy recycled into heat pack

    Recycled toy heat pack

    Give your child’s favourite soft toys a second life as a winter heat pack to keep them warm this winter.

    Age: child, parent Duration: medium

    Skills: Just for Fun

  • Huggies box oven craft project

    Often the best toys for kid’s don’t come from a toy store. This creative Huggies Member turned an old Huggies box into a play oven for her daughter – and it’s her new favourite toy!

    Age: toddler, child, parent Duration: medium

    Skills:

  • Paper monsters

    Paper monsters

    Grab some paper, paints, glue and scissors – then it’s up to your imagination, will your monsters be scary, friendly or funny?

    Age: toddler Duration: medium

    Skills: Hand eye coordination

  • Edible artwork in the shape of a flower

    Edible artwork

    Get crafty in the kitchen with edible artwork. Coloured rice bubbles are a simple and fun way to introduce your kids to basic cooking skills like mixing and pouring.

    Age: toddler Duration: medium

    Skills:

  • Crafty Rooster

    Did you know that in many cultures, having a rooster is considered a sign of good luck? But, roosters can crow at anytime including night time. For a less noisy good luck charm, try making this crafty shiny version to decorate your wall!

    Age: child Duration: short

    Skills: hand eye coordination

  • Personalised height chart

    Personalised height chart

    Huggies member M.McFadden came up with this great ‘See Me Grow’ chart to keep track of her child’s growth! Do this once a year to track your child’s growth, artistic flair and fashion sense.

    Age: toddler, child, parent Duration: medium

    Skills: hand eye coordination, just for fun

  • Digital self portrait

    Self portrait

    This is a new age way to help your child learn to draw features such as eyes, noses and mouths. No more mirror gazing, just take a digital snap and enlarge the print for the perfect self-portrait blueprint!

    Age: child Duration: medium

    Skills: hand eye coordination

  • Mr Grass Head

    Lift the stocking out of the cup every second day and fill the cup with a little water until Mr Grass Head grows some hair.

    Age: toddler Duration: long

    Skills: gardening, hand eye coordination

  • Handy flock of sheep

    To create your own flock of handy sheep, all you need is some cardboard, scissors, glue and cotton wool.

    Age: toddler Duration: short

    Skills: Hand eye coordination

  • Toilet roll caterpillar

    Moving Caterpillars

    Create a colourful moving caterpillar with old toilet paper rolls and leftover craft materials.

    Age: child Duration: medium

    Skills: hand eye coordination

  • Boy dressed up as pirate

    Cardboard pirate hat

    Ahoy there matey! Create your very own pirate hat using black cardboard paper, some tape, and a bit of imagination! Shiver me timbers!

    Age: child Duration: medium

    Skills: hand eye coordination

  • Scrapbooking

    Scrapbooking is the art of preserving your best memories in an album of your choice. There is no right or wrong way to do it and anyone of any age can give it a try. Use your scrapbook to document family history, tell the story of your holidays, create unique gifts for friends and family, or to keep your photos and memories organised. If your feel your child is a bit young to start scrapbooking don’t give up on the concept altogether get them to make a simple card.

    Age: child Duration: long

    Skills: hand eye coordination, basic motor skills, communication skills,

  • Ladybug piñata

    A pinata is a fun and memorable activity for any kids celebration, just remind your little ones that this beautiful creation is made to be broken, and that lots of candy is the reward!

    Age: child, parent Duration: medium

    Skills:

  • Bag tags

    Kids school bag tags

    You’ll never have trouble finding your kid’s bag in the cloak room with these unique and colourful bag tags attached. Also a great way to to make an old school bag ‘new’ again!

    Age: child, parent Duration: medium

    Skills:

  • Cute and Colourful Soaps

    Make your own personalised soaps for bath time fun, or as a lovely gift for relatives.

    Age: parent Duration: medium

    Skills:

  • Scrap fabric paper dolls

    Start with a simple outline, add some imagination and the contents of your craft box, and you have endless possibilities!

    Age: toddler Duration: medium

    Skills:

  • Felted puppet

    Felted puppets

    Felt is a soft and versatile fabric that is easy to use for a variety of crafts. This craft activity is simple with few materials required, but produces beautiful unique puppets that will keep your children entertained for hours.

    Age: parent Duration: medium

    Skills:

  • Funny Felt Faces

    Funny Felt Faces

    Cut out your felt and attach to velco for almost endless face combinations that will keep your little ones entertained for hours!

    Age: toddler Duration: medium

    Skills:

  • Autumn Trees Collage

    Celebrate the changing of the season, and encourage your little ones to notice the changes in the colour and texture of the leaves as they fall off the trees with this simple craft activity.

    Age: baby, toddler, child Duration: medium

    Skills:

  • Decorative notebook

    Decorative notebook

    Select a theme and then give a makeover to your child’s notebooks and sketchpads!

    Age: toddler, child Duration: short

    Skills:

  • Ice-block stick hotel

    Ice-block stick hotel

    To create this ice-block stick hotel (or any other building of your choice!) you will need to collect a lot of ice-block sticks, or alternatively, you can buy them in bulk from any craft store. Gather your sticks and paint them in batches. Then you just need some glue and some imagination.

    Age: child, parent Duration: long

    Skills:

  • Funky Bird Feeder

    Funky Bird Feeder

    “My 7 year old daughter wanted to make a craft out of something recycled. We chose to make a bird feeder out of an old icecream container.”

    Age: child, parent Duration: medium

    Skills:

  • Homemade fish aquarium

    Homemade fish aquarium

    A fun and artistic activity that can be as elaborate as you like!

    Age: toddler, child, parent Duration: short

    Skills: Just for fun

  • Spring sunflowers

    Spring sunflowers

    Your child will love creating these bright and colourful flower masks.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: short

    Skills: Just for fun, making memories

  • Funky shoes

    Funky shoes

    A fun and creative activity for kids that will let them show off their artistic flair.

    Age: child, parent Duration: medium

    Skills: making memories, just for fun

  • Coloured pasta necklaces

    Coloured pasta necklaces

    Your child will have a ball making their very own necklaces. They can even try making bracelets, anklets or a colourful belt if they’re feeling adventurous!

    Age: toddler, child Duration: short

    Skills: just for fun

  • Toy bus

    Milk carton toy bus

    With just a few items from the recycling bin, your child can create a fun and colourful bus for their toys! Great for small dolls or Fisher Price little people.

    Age: child Duration: short

    Skills: just for fun

  • Homemade paint

    Homemade paint

    Make your own paint at home! Safe for kids and fun for everyone.

    Age: toddler, child Duration: short

    Skills: making memories

  • Tinkerbells garden

    Tinker Bell's garden

    Get in touch with nature with this fun and floral activity.

    Age: child Duration: short

    Skills: making memories, just for fun

  • Garden pictures

    A fun activity combining outdoors exploring and craft. Your child will love displaying their creation when they’re done!

    Age: child Duration: short

    Skills: just for fun

  • horse stable

    Horse stable

    You and your child can create this fun and colourful stable using just a tissue box and some craft sticks!

    Age: toddler, child Duration: short

    Skills:

  • Valentines Day heart

    Valentines Day heart

    Let bub get their hands dirty with this fun craft activity! Perfect for getting into the Valentine’s Day spirit, or just to make a cute homemade gift for dad.

    Age: child, parent Duration: short

    Skills: making memories,just for fun

  • Life size birthday card

    Life size birthday card

    This is a fantastic way to show grandparents or other relatives how much your little ones have grown!

    Age: toddler, child Duration: medium

    Skills: making memories

  • Clay frog

    Clay frog

    This is a fun craft activity that mums and kids can do together (or you can prepare the clay and then let the kids amuse themselves painting it!)

    Age: child Duration: medium

    Skills: just for fun, making memories

  • Party boxes

    Birthday party lolly boxes

    My son loved doing this craft activity as it was for his special day and all his friends (and their parents) thought it was so nice that he went to that extra effort for his party. Made him feel really special!

    Age: toddler, child, parent Duration: short

    Skills: Making memories, just for fun

  • Paper bag dolls

    Paper bag dolls

    Your child will have a ball making this paper doll and decorating their new friend. (Plus it’s a great way to use up old newspapers or junkmail!)

    Age: child Duration: medium

    Skills: just for fun

  • Silver leaves

    This is a great activity to do with your child during autumn.

    Age: toddler Duration: short

    Skills: making memories, just for fun

  • Box cars

    Kids will have a blast, and be kept entertained for hours making their very own box car, plane or boat!

    Age: child Duration: medium

    Skills: just for fun, making memories

  • Petrol bowser

    Petrol bowser for the kids bikes

    Submitted by Huggies member Candice, SA

    Age: child, parent Duration: medium

    Skills: just for fun

  • Owl

    Paper plate owl

    Help bub with their painting, gluing and shapes skills by making this cute paper plate owl together.

    Age: toddler Duration: short

    Skills: Making memories, just for fun

  • Christmas tree

    Christmas kisses tree

    This was is a great idea for Christmas gifts to family and teachers.

    Age: child Duration: short

    Skills: making memories, just for fun

  • robot

    Robot head

    Grab an old cardboard box and help your bub make their very own robot head!

    Age: toddler Duration: short

    Skills: just for fun

  • Paper plate fish

    Paper plate fish

    Let the kids show off their artistic flair with this fun fishy craft activity!

    Age: child Duration: short

    Skills: just for fun, making memories

  • Tissue Box Monster

    A simple craft activity to turn your recycling into fun times for your kids!

    Age: toddler Duration: medium

    Skills:

  • Dinosaur card

    Dinosaur cards

    Get crafty with the little ones and make these fun dinosaur cards together.

    Age: toddler Duration: short

    Skills: Making memories

  • Pom pom

    Crazy paper pom-poms

    These fabulous pom poms are not only fun to make, but they will look fantastic hanging in your home! The perfect party decoration.

    Age: parent Duration: short

    Skills: just for fun

  • Roadway for toy cars

    Create a special roadway for your little one to play with their toy cars. Thanks to Huggies member Linda for sending this in!

    Age: , child Duration: medium

    Skills: Just for fun

  • Paper mache helmet

    Help your little one make their very own paper mache helmet with this fun craft activity!

    Age: , child Duration: medium

    Skills: Just for fun

  • Finding Nemo colouring sheets

    Download these fun colouring in sheets for your “Litte Swimmer” and enjoy bringing scenes from Finding Nemo to life with a touch of colour.

    Age: , toddler, child Duration: medium

    Skills: just for fun

  • Moving story picture

    Bring your child’s favourite story to life – or create your own – with this clever moving story picture activity. Thanks to Huggies mum Joanne for submitting.

    Age: Duration: short

    Skills: making memories

  • Jet pack

    Thanks to Huggies mum Heather for submitting this activity. Her son actually believed this jet pack would make him fly!

    Age: , child Duration: short

    Skills: just for fun

  • Paper angel

    Get the kids to make a cute paper angel – all you need is a piece of paper, a bit of glue, and some imagination!

    Age: , toddler Duration: short

    Skills: just for fun

  • Fluffy easter bunny

    Your little one can make a cute fluffy Easter bunny with this simple craft activity. All you need is tissues, paper, glue and textas!

    Age: , toddler Duration: short

    Skills: just for fun

  • Birds nest

    Help your little ones explore and learn about nature by building a “birds” nest! Your child can help collect sticks from the garden and choose the feathers to make your birds.

    Age: , toddler Duration: short

    Skills: Making memories

  • Magazine mash

    If your child is old enough to tear paper, they’re old enough for this fun craft activity!

    Big thanks to Huggies mum Jade for this activity.

    Age: , toddler Duration: medium

    Skills: making memories

  • Collage rainbow

    Grab some colourful scrap paper and create a beautiful rainbow with your child. Don’t forget to hang it on the fridge when you’re done!

    Age: , child Duration: medium

    Skills: making memories, just for fun

see a list of all activities