Check out all of these fast and easy, 10-minute crafts for kids. These are great to use as an instant craft activity if kids are bored, as a temporary distraction, or as craft projects for kids with a short attention span.
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Activity Travel Tray
While this craft will just take minutes to do, the kids will hopefully have fun playing with it for hours.
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Follow these directions and learn how to make a bird feeder by spreading peanut butter or lard onto a bagel and rolling it in bird seed.
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This will certainly keep the kids busy for 10 minutes, if not more. One of the nice things about this project is that you only need cereal and chenille stems so you can take it along with you.
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These paper lanterns are fast and easy to make--make several to use as decorations.Continue to 5 of 25 below.
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Feather Face Pencil
Learn how you can dress up an ordinary pencil quickly using a feather and a few other craft supplies.
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Before heading out on an adventure, let your kids take a few minutes to make a miniature first aid kit to take with them.
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It only takes minutes to make this project, but it can be enjoyed and observed for months. Once the little plant has outgrown the magnet, you can plant it outside or in a pot.
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All you need to make to make this craft every Horton fan would love is a pencil, some glue and a couple of pom-poms.Continue to 9 of 25 below.
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Instant Noise Maker
These directions show you how to make a fun noise maker and I-Spy game using a bottle and a few other supplies.
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Have fun pretending to be a mail carrier once you make this easy mailbag out of a paper bag. Urge everyone to save their junk mail for you to fill your bag with.
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Use this recipe to make your own mixture you can use to blow bubbles inside or out.
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Add an extra twist to this fun and easy activity by setting a time limit on the painting process. Try looking at all the different designs everyone can make in the same amount of time.Continue to 13 of 25 below.
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Follow these directions and discover how easy it is to create new covers for all of the books you own.
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Pennant Pin or Magnet
Make fun pins to wear at different sporting events using the team's colors and even mascots.
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You will be amazed at how much detail you can add to a rock in just a matter of ten minutes or less.Continue to 17 of 25 below.
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You can pretend you're a pirate if you make this easy pirate eye patch craft. If you have time left after that, you can also make a pirate hat.
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Pom-Pom Ice Cream Cone
Enjoy making a miniature ice cream cone and then use it as a decoration as a pendant for a necklace or even as a magnet.
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All you need to make this fun project is a handful of puzzle pieces and some paint.
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Provide your children paper lunch bags and a variety of craft supplies and see what kind of fun puppet characters they come up with.Continue to 21 of 25 below.
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There's a printable template for this easy craft, but all you really need is a piece of paper that is cut into a square shape.
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Follow these instructions and you will be inspired to create your own sock puppet or two.
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Sparkless Sparkler Craft
Learn how you can transform a pencil and a handful of sparkly chenille stems into a pretend sparkler in just minutes.
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Start out with a green paper plate or you can color or paint one green and then cut out a spiral shape.Continue to 25 of 25 below.
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Discover how you can make this craft using a scrap of fur, felt or any other sort of fabric scraps on hand