12 mini makes for little ones

21 Oct, 2016

Crafting with kids is such a fun and rewarding experience. We've come up with our favourite diddy projects to get them involved or will make a great DIY gift that they'll cherish.

Everyone deserves a birthday badge, so we've taken it one step further… This DIY birthday rosette is perfect for all ages, and can be personalised with different colours and patterns.

Full how-to here

This rainy day wall art is the ideal weekend activity when the weather is bad. The kids will soon forget they're indoors!

 

Make your own wall art

This cupcake door hanger will satisfy all those sweet cravings, and is a great alternate use for Xcut Wedding Ever After dies! Your little ones will love personalising their bedroom doors.

Find the instructions in the gallery

 

You cooed over these felt animal booties in issue 70, so why not have a go yourself? Add a personal touch by varying the animals using different dies as a template.

Full bootie cuteness here

Will your child be the hero or the villain with the reversible Craft Planet superhero fancy dress? The possibilities are endless, and they'll love this costume all year round!

Create your costume here

Everyone loves a bow; they're super-versastile for cards, gifts and scrapbooking. These oversized felt bows are just the thing for kids to customise their outfits, books or even presents that they wrap for you!

Unwrap the bow tutorial

 

The trusty lollipop stick is the ultimate craft tool for kids, and they'll love creating this bird house for the garden.

Create your own bird house

They aren't little for long, so keep a record of those big events while you can still keep up. This milestone card set comes complete with a co-ordinating box to keep them all together.

Instructions here

This plaque using Craft Planet stickers is sure to bring any room to life. The kids will have a great time making it their own with different colours and characters.

Full details here

 

Your little one can truly unleash their wild side with our DIY lion costume, complete with a mask, mane and tail.

Create their inner lion here

Commemorate the huge event that is a baby's first Christmas with this super-sweet Forever Friends card, brimming with cute characters and sentiments.

Make the notelet here

Make everyday an occasion with this Craft Planet bunting, which can be personalised with dies, colours and letters, and will make every room feel special.

Start the party here

 

For more free projects and inspiration, make sure to keep an eye on the docrafts team inspiration page or on our community gallery, where lots of projects are uploaded daily for all craft abilities and specialities.

Share what you've made with us on Facebook, or hashtag your project on Twitter or Instagram with #docrafts

 1. Project and how-to instructions by Aisha Green. Project originally published in the May issue (70) of docrafts Creativity magzine. 2. Project and how-to instructions Felicity French. Project originally published in issue 69 of docrafts Creativity magazine. 3. Project and how-to instructions by Amy Surey. Project originally published in the December issue (65) of docrafts Creativity magazine. 4. Project and how-to instructions by Lorna Slessor. Project originally published in the May issue (70) of docrafts Creativity magazine. 5. Project and how-to instructions by by Amy Surey. Project originally published in the June issue (71) of docrafts Creativity magazine. 6. Project and how-to instructions by Aisha Green. Project originally published in the July issue (72) of docrafts Creativity magazine. 7. Project and how-to instructions by Suzie Attaway. Project originally published in issue 67 of docrafts Creativity magazine. 8 Project and how-to instructions by Jackie Jasper. Project originally published in the May issue (70) of docrafts Creativity magazine. 9. Project and how-to instructions Geraldine Carruthers. Project originally published in the May issue (70) of docrafts Creativity magazine. 10. Project and how-to instructions by by Amy Surey. Project originally published in the June issue (71) of docrafts Creativity magazine. 11. Project, photography and how-to instructions by Agnieszka Kilbride. 12. Project and tutorial by Amy Surey. Originally published in issue 65 of docrafts Creativity magazine.


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