20+ Simple Crafts Kids Can Make With Only 2-3 Supplies

Love doing simple crafts with your kids? These simple and easy crafts are perfect preschoolers and kindergarteners. Not to mention, these simple kids crafts are budget friendly! Perfect for kids of all ages, whether you’re doing these simple crafts in the classroom or at home.

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There are simple crafts for kids for everyone!

Kids Crafts

Sometimes you want to craft with your kids without making an extra trip to the store for lots of random supplies.

These crafts are perfect! You can do all of them with under 3 ingredients or craft supplies.

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Simple Crafts For Kids With Minimal Supplies

Plus, many of these crafts are a great way to use up stuff you have around the house like paper plates, pom poms, acrylic paint, popsicle sticks, googly eyes, embroidery floss, polymer clay, hot glue, really anything!

Younger kids, little kids, big kids, everyone will enjoy these simple ideas because all of these simple ideas are easy peasy!

Time to get crafting!

Related: We have other simple and easy crafts for kids too!

Super Easy and Fun Craft Ideas for Kids

1. DIY Bracelet Craft For Kids

Wide craft sticks and colorful thread are all you need to make these fun bangles.

2. Easy Sewing Printable Bunny Template

Cardboard and colorful shoe laces, or even yarn, are great for kids to practice sewing and develop their fine motor skills.  You can get the sewing card template in the post!

3. DIY Suncatcher Craft

Sticky clear contact paper and colorful bits of plastic or even tissue paper are all you need to make gorgeous suncatchers!

4. Robot Puppet Craft

Robots!  They are fun and capture the imagination like none other!!  These paper robot puppets are super easy to make with some grommets! Don’t have grommets? Use yarn to knot the pieces together!

5. Video: Make Fun Salt Art

Simple Crafts For Kids

6. Easy Tin Art

All you need is foil, permanent markers and regular glue to make these brilliant works of art! The foil really helps the marker standout!

7. How To Use Old Crayons

Bring new life to old crayons – create crayon wands by melting down your crayon bits and pieces! Pour the wax into straws. Genius!

8. Glue Painting Craft

Paint on wet glue! It dries into a glossy disc that is perfect as an ornament or even a coaster! All you need is school glue, food dye and an old lid.

moonsand recipe for kids, blue, yellow, and pink moon sand in white cups
This moon sand is easy to make an even more fun to play.

Easy Play Recipes For Kids

9. Moon Sand Craft

Moon sand is better than playdough! It is squishy and has a bouncy texture. So, so soft!! You will love this recipe to make you own moon sand! We make ours with only cornstarch and oil!

10. Kinetic Sand Craft

Want something similar? You can make kinetic sand using play sand and a batch of slime. This stuff is super cool!

Crafts to make with home supplies like a sand vase, diy suncatcher, tie dye
Try out these super easy tie dye crafts for kids.

Crafts with 2-3 Supplies

11. Stained Glass Art

Clear glue, food coloring and a frame are all you need to create this stained glass art! The colors are so brilliant! It looks great in a sunny window!

12. Sugar Scrub Rainbow Craft

Bring out the color! Make a sugar scrub rainbow that will liven up any dreary day!! All you need is sugar, oil and food coloring (essential oils are optional).

13. Easy Tie Dye Crafts

Tie dye is great fun! You don’t need t-shirts and permanent dye to enjoy the process! Try crafting with only diaper wipes and washable markers. This is a less mess, but all the fun project.

stamped cards kids can make from blocks, red and green on paper
Easy simple art made from wooden blocks and paint.

14. Stamp Crafts For Kids

Make block stamps! These are a blast to learn about forming patterns!

15. Henna Hand Art

Love fake tattoos? Our kids love decorating themselves!  You can do something similar with gel pens. Decorate yourself. To make it into a “tattoo” cover your arm art with a fine layer of hairspray!

simple craft ideas with household items like this spinning rainbow art, diy lava lamp, diy playdough, and origami.
I love all of these simple crafts with household items.

Easy Arts and Craft Ideas

16. Craft String Crafts

Get to spinning! This is a fun kids craft that will help with hand-eye coordination, and the colors are just mesmerizing! All you need is paper, markers and string!

17. How To Make A Lava Lamp

Lava lamps are a blast to watch. You can make your own lava lamp using oil, water and an food coloring. Shake and watch the colored blobs move around. Just gorgeous to watch!

18. Chalk Rock Craft

Crafty chalk rocks! These are fun and easy to make. All you need is some plaster of Paris and food dye! We made a collection that the kids used up in a weekend they crafted and colored with their rocks non-stop!

silly animal mask for kids with a purple, pink, and green butterfly mask
Simple and easy masks for kids like this butterfly mask.

19. Masking Tape Mummy Craft

Pretend play is so much fun! It opens whole  worlds of fun! Make a mask with foam sheets! You can be anything you want to be!

20. Kids Crafts and Activities

Looking for more craft ideas? We have literally hundreds of other projects you can do with your kids. Check out these Arts and Craft Ideas.

Crafts for less: using old crayons for melting crayon art, weaving with straws, and diy bracelets.
Look how colorful the crayon art is!

21. Melting Crayons Craft

Melting crayons! The finished craft project looks absolutely amazing!! Your kids will love watching the crayons drip as you make these together. All you need are crayons, paper and a hair dryer!

22. Easy Jewelry Crafts For Kids

You can transform water bottles into wearable art using markers! These bangles are a mix between jewelry and art – and  are super fun. Your kids won’t be able to make just one or even five!!

23. Weaving Using Straws

Knitting does not need to be hard or complicated! Teach yourself how to knit, using straws as your “frame”. Your kids can craft with only two supplies!

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Which fun and easy craft are you going to try? Let us know in the comments! We’d love to hear from you.

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