Looking for woodworking projects for kids? If you want your kids to learn how to make some craft projects with wood, this is your list!
Woodworking Projects for Kids
Do you have kids? If you do, I’m sure you’ve noticed how they would rather watch TV all day and tinker with their gadgets. It’s not really a good habit to develop. So if you’re a mom, like me, who wants to boost their creativity and motor skills, I’ve rounded up some woodworking projects for kids. They’re easy, fun, and will give them something else to do on their free time.
Easy Woodworking Projects for Kids to Make
1. Homemade Catapult
Dowels, rubber bands, a plastic cup, some small balls and you’ve got yourself a DIY catapult. The process and aftermath will be awesome!
I won’t really recommend your kid to do the hammering but you can have him help out with the strings. Tutorial here.
3. DIY Board Game Mounted Storage
No nails required, just some wood panels and gorilla glue. See how you can make it here.
4. DIY Wooden Toy Camera
Kids love to take pictures and play with cameras. Keep yours safe by helping them make a DIY wooden toy camera.
5. Balsa Wood Fall Wind Chimes
Colorful and fun. If you let them, I’m sure you’ll have tons of wind chimes around the house. Check it out here.
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6. DIY Angry Birds Birdhouse
The birds won’t get angry when you build them this DIY birdhouse. See how here.
7. DIY Wooden Robot Buddy
This will prove that you can make robots out of anything. Tutorial here.
8. Easy Wood Sculptures for Kids
Wood scraps, glue, some paint and your kid’s creativity is all it takes to make one stunning sculpture. See how here.
9. DIY Wood Frame
A great holder for their artwork. I’m sure they’ll want to display their handiwork. Instructions here.
10. Crayon Holder
Kids will always have crayons lying around. Here’s the solution! Help them with the drill and it’s as good as done. Check it out here.
11. Minimal X-Shaped Coasters
X marks the spot! This may be something for the kitchen but I’m sure they’ll love the craft project. Get the instructions here.
12. DIY Wooden Texture Stamps
So easy to make. A craft project they’ll treasure for many art projects to come. Make it with this tutorial.
Still concerned about letting your kids do woodworking? Read up on why they should here!
Need one more woodworking project for kids? See how you can make a candlestick from Steve Ramsey: