Crafts for Kids

Focusing on simple, fun and family-friendly projects, this weekly series encourages parents to spend meaningful time with their kids making crafts. Many of the projects include recyclable materials, things you already have in your home, and feature PBS KIDS characters.

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Digit’s Pear Paradise


Make this recipe from “Cyberchase For Real.”

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Make a Hero Self Portrait


Help your child draw a self portrait and write down qualities that represent who she is.

Play a Storytelling Game


Roll homemade dice and use your imagination to tell a unique story.

Encouragement Jar


Your child can pull a card from their jar every morning or whenever she needs a boost.

Shadow Play


Use a flashlight to explore blocking light and creating different sizes of shadows.

Exploring Gravity with a Catapult


Use a combination of simple machines to build a catapult.

Friction Racing


Build a ramp and then use a toy car to test which of the two surfaces has less friction.