Favorite Crafts for Ages and Stages

Explore the most popular crafts for different age groups.

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If you are looking for craft projects for a specific age level check out these collections of our top choices! You can also explore craft kits for different age groups.

  • Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers: Toddlers and preschoolers love doing arts and crafts! Most like working with clay, coloring, and painting. You will be amazed at how much they can do once you start introducing them to various craft items.
  • Crafts for Pre-K and Kindergarten: For the Pre-K and Kindergarten kids, they can benefit from crafts and activities that enhance fine motor skills and also teaches them things they should know when they start school.
  • Crafts for Elementary School Kids: picked out these craft projects especially for elementary school kids, those kids from age 6 to age 11. Some are educational and others are just plain fun!
  • Crafts for Tweens: I picked out these craft projects especially for kids from age 11 to age 14. Those kids sometimes referred to as 'Tweens' or preteens. This is a tough age and here are some fun crafts to hopefully bring smiles to their faces.
  • Crafts for Teens: I think these craft projects will be enjoyed by kids 14 and older. Some teenagers may thing they are too old or too cool for crafts, but, secretly at least, most enjoy working on arts and crafts projects.

Please remember, these age suggestions are merely guidelines, the best judge as to whether your child can handle these crafts or not is you.

Your goal is to have them enjoy themselves without getting frustrated.