Looking for birthday party craft ideas? Here are some of the easiest — yet fun — ideas that will make your kid's party better than last year's.
In this article:
- Make DIY Party Favors!
- Candy Bracelets
- Disney's Frozen Blizzard in a Jar
- Pop Tape Art Monogram
- DIY Paper Lantern Jellyfish
- Personalized Mosaic Craft
- Painting Seashells
- DIY Sharpie Ceramic Mugs & Cups
- Kool-Aid Lip Gloss
- Paper Plate Crown
- Cardboard Handbags
- DIY Pool Noodle Nunchucks
- Princess Party Necklaces
- DIY Clothespin Planes
- Snow Globe Aquarium
- Unicorn Horn
- Photo Booth Props
- Paint Chip Art
- Fancy Shades
Fun and Easy Birthday Party Craft Ideas for Kids
1. Make DIY Party Favors!
— Fiesta4U (@Fiesta_4U) May 30, 2017
Make party favors rock with these cool DIY crafts you can have the kids do. Not only are these craft fun to make, but they'll love to take them at home, too.
2. Candy Bracelets
— Catherine Lewis (@cuzin_logic) April 16, 2014
Not only are they fun to make, but they're also guaranteed yummy. Don't forget to eat as soon as possible though, and don't eat the candy bracelets if you've been wearing them too long.
3. Disney's Frozen Blizzard in a Jar
Frozen is one animated movie that little girls still love. Have them make this easy blizzard in a jar with some tissue paper and glitter.
4. Pop Tape Art Monogram
You may need to provide some aprons for this tape art monogram but I'm sure it will be tons of fun. Help them cut out their initials in vinyl, put it on the canvas, and have them paint over to their heart's content.
5. DIY Paper Lantern Jellyfish
This DIY jellyfish paper lantern would be great for an under the sea themed birthday party. So be ready with paper strings and paper mess all over your craft area.
6. Personalized Mosaic Craft
— Inventive Housewife (@bravozulo_08b) October 21, 2015
This personalized mosaic craft for kids is a quick and easy craft, kids of all ages can do. It's a great way to have a personalized party favor they can also take home.
7. Painting Seashells
Kids love to paint, there's no question about that. But, why not have them paint in seashells instead so they can also proudly display their artwork after?
8. DIY Sharpie Ceramic Mugs & Cups
You can do a lot of arts and crafts with a Sharpie, like these DIY Sharpie ceramic mugs and cups. Just imagine what cool things kids can do when you give them some Sharpie pens and cups.
9. Kool-Aid Lip Gloss
Here's another one for your birthday party crafts for tweens–DIY Kool-Aid Lip Gloss. These are yummy and pretty flavored lip glosses girls would go gaga over.
10. Paper Plate Crown
Why buy birthday party hats when you can have the kids make their own crowns with paper plates? Take this paper plate crown craft idea and provide materials for their own creative add-ons.
11. Cardboard Handbags
This would be the perfect birthday loot bag for a little girl's party. What's even better is you get to recycle by using materials safe for our environment.
12. DIY Pool Noodle Nunchucks
With all the birthday party craft ideas here for girls, let's have one for the boys. This time, let's make DIY nunchucks from pool noodles we are sure they will have fun playing Ninja with!
13. Princess Party Necklaces
A princess birthday party would never be complete without fancy necklaces. Teach your kids how to make one with this easy tutorial.
14. DIY Clothespin Planes
Kids will have so much fun making and playing with their Planes-inspired DIY planes. This should make great birthday party craft ideas for 4-year-olds.
15. Snow Globe Aquarium
For a nautical-themed party idea, let your guests pick what sea creature they want to take home. Now's the time to take out your collection of empty baby food jars and other small glass containers! You might need more, but your nearest dollar store should be able to help with that.
16. Unicorn Horn
Does your kid fancy unicorns? Give them a magical time by teaching them how to make unicorn horns!
17. Photo Booth Props
18. Paint Chip Art
Kids will always be mesmerized by pretty colors. Get some paint chips out, then have them cut and glue them to make this paint chip art.
19. Fancy Shades
From seashells to sequins, your kids will feel like superstars when they make their DIY fancy shades. They also make great photo booth props for kids to strike a pose with.
Help yourself to 15 awesome DIY birthday party decoration ideas in this video from 5-Minute Craft Kids:
There you have it, birthday party planners and DIY buffs! Birthday party craft ideas sure to fire up your kid's birthday party big time.
Make room for these arts and crafts birthday party ideas, party guests will remember and even copy. So, don't forget to tell them about this roundup and offer them a little helping hand!
Did you enjoy our list of birthday party crafts? Let us know in the comments section your thoughts on these birthday party ideas.
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on April 5, 2015, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.