Sometimes, all what kids need is a blank sheet of paper and some art materials to get their creativity flowing. Other times, they need a little inspiration to get started. Drawing, painting, sticking, creating and crafting are good for the brain and good for the soul! When you’re in need of your next refrigerator masterpiece, it’s time to break out some cool craft kits for kids — here you will find some of our favorite kid’s activities to keep kids busy for hours.
Kids love arts and crafts, experimenting with different colours and techniques – painting with paintbrushes, sponges and sometimes fingers!
The below art and craft ideas are perfect for parents and teachers to do at home or in the classroom and also can be find in your local Dollar Tree store for very minimal cost. 🙂
Help sharpen your preschooler’s problem-solving skills. Dozens of quick, fun, and creative learning activities encourage looking–and thinking–carefully.
Little Thinkers(R) have to compare, evaluate, and imagine. Those 32-page workbooks are combining skills and making learning fun! A few examples: Check the animal that does not belong in the group. Color all the squares red. Check the traffic light that tells you to stop. Color to finish the pattern. Thinking gets a world-class workout. Slip this workbook into backpack or tote as a super take-along for travel and appointments.
Another good set of books are…
StickerTivity Sticker by Number – Falala LaLa, Oh What Fun, Jolly Jingles, Chilly Giggles – 50 stickers. Those books keeps kids busy with all their favorite Christmas Characters. Sticker By Number book includes 50 stickers to complete the pictures. Stickers are numbered to easily find where they go. Fun puzzles and activities. Easy enough for very young children to enjoy.
My Favorite Sticker Book: Words/Animals/Numbers – Packed with games and puzzles, My Favorite Sticker Book: Words encourages children to become familiar with first words while improving their essential learning skills. The interactive activities use counting, color and word recognition, and matching games to engage a child s interest and make learning easy and enjoyable. Ages 3+.
Peppa Pig Family Picnic 24pc Spin Master Cardinal Shaped Silhouette Puzzle: puzzles help your child to develop hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, problem solving, shape recognition, memory, task completion and independent play. According to psychologists a child’s brain development is positively influenced when a child acts on or manipulates the world around him or her. Puzzles provide that key opportunity. Ages 5+ or 6+ depending on the puzzle.
Creative Hands Felt Games Assortment: Picture memory match games were one of my favorite games to play as a kid, so it was time to find one for my child! Creative Hands felt game boards are easy to travel with and to pull out pretty much everywhere! They are assorted among match game, tic tac toe, and checkers. Play at home, when traveling, in classrooms, and more. Ages 4+.
Creative Hands Assorted DIY Craft Sets: Let the kids get messy and have fun with these DIY crafting sets. Take the chance to make as many different things as you can and allow your imagination to be free. Sets are assorted among the 4 designs shown and can be used in classrooms, art studios, your home, kids camps, and more. Ages 5+.
Crafter’s Square Kits: Give your children some wonderful time to be spontaneous, and most imaginative selves. With adorable felt finger materials your little one can create whimsical worlds where they’re very best fictional characters can live and thrive. Each pack includes assortments that you can make entirely your own. The packs are great for schools, home use, fun projects, and more. Ages 3+.
Licensed Character On-the-Go Hidden Picture and Spot the Difference Sets: These Licensed Character On-the-Go Hidden Picture and Spot the Difference Sets are great for little problem solvers! Each 8.625×10.75-in. set comes assorted among Disney® Princesses and LOL Surprise!™ spot the difference sets including one mini marker and Disney® Mickey Mouse and Jurassic World® hidden picture sets including five mini markers. These activity books feature ten pages and have handles for carrying. Great for long car rides, doctor’s office waiting rooms, and restaurant entertainment! Ages 3+.
Licensed Holiday Travel Activity Packs: Keep the kids busy on your holiday road trip! These handy licensed activity packs include an activity book, crayons, and a sticker sheet. Also those activity packs are ideal for day care centers, school, care packages, and more. Ages 3+.
Suncatcher Paint Sets with Brushes: These DIY suncatchers are great for creating your own window decor! Designed to filter natural sunlight into a beautiful array of colors, these 5.625×4.75-in. suncatchers come assorted among shark, castle, race car, and dog pictures. Each kit includes one paintbrush, four paint colors (blue, yellow, red, and green), and a color inspiration sheet. Great for crafting at home, in school, and more! Ages 3+.
Crayola Paint Your Own Wooden Crafts: Paint and create! Adults and children will find this activity relaxing spending time together to create these fun paintable wooden crafts. Stimulate the creativity bug with these packs of paintable wooden crafts. Packs include 2 wooden pieces of the design, a paint brush, a 12-in. string, and 3 different paint colors. The optional designs are assorted among rainbows, unicorns, trains, and spaceships. Great for kids craft projects, hobbyists, and classroom art. Ages 4+.
What are your favorite local Dollar Tree quick games, arts and crafts? 🙂