Break out the craft supplies this weekend and let your kids make some of these wonderful DIY bracelets. Plenty of friendship bracelets here as well as beads and button options!
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DIY Bracelets for Kids
If you’re looking for a craft project to do with the kids this weekend how about some fun DIY bracelets? I found plenty of options for friendship bracelets but also beads and buttons and even some made from folded paper!
These easy activities are perfect for rainy days and sleepovers!
These rustic looking friendship bracelets are super simple to make so it’s a great craft for kids of all ages. Right through to teens! And they’re adjustable too so you could make them as party favors (or make them at the party for the kids to swap and take home!)
We all love a good repurposed craft around here so I just had to share these fabulous woven fabric bracelets. They’re made from old tshirts! This is just the craft I need in my life right now because I just emptied out a box full of too-small shirts from my kids’ closet!
Oh how sweet are these bracelets! I have a thing about buttons and I’m always picking up cute ones for our craft box. This is the perfect craft for those days when you want the kids to be creative but you don’t want them to make a mess! No glue or glitter involved. And it’s perfect for toddlers through to tweens. Sweet!
Here’s an idea for a practical craft, a personalized bracelet with your phone number on. If you’re heading off to Disney World on vacation or just taking a trip to the zoo these bracelets would come in handy if your child got lost so someone could call you.
These beaded bracelets look like something you’d buy from a store, and they’re perfect for boys and girls to make and wear! They’re called tea break bracelets because they don’t take very long to make. Just the project for your teens who want to make something for their friends as a graduation gift!
Here’s a way to take those woven friendship bracelets to the next level by adding a cute button! We’ve always made our bracelets from embroidery floss but having seen those fabulous colours I need to go buy some hemp cord!
Here’s another craft that’s great for teens to make for themselves, their BFF, or maybe even to sell! These hemp wish bracelets are easy to make but look super stylish, and they’re adjustable so you can wear them as an anklet too. They can mix and match colors of hemp cord and beads to make stackable bracelets.
Mother’s Day is coming up and how about these fabulous paper flower bracelets as a handmade gift idea! Your older kids would be able to make these by themselves but younger ones might need a little help with the flowers.
Speaking of Mother’s Day, here’s another bangle idea that any mom would love to wear! This is definitely a craft for older tweens or teens, but if your littles want to get in on the act you could have them do the colouring for sure.
Ok so they’re not quite the fastest friendship bracelet design because of course that would be the regular three strand braid. But these come close, and are so much prettier! I love the addition of the loop and bead to make a clasp too. Your kids will want to make several, for stacking up their arm and gifting to friends of course!
These bead bracelets are a fun and creative way for your kids to learn about colours and patterns, and of course develop their fine motor skills with the threading. You can make matching mama daughter bracelets to wear!
Before you toss those old magazines in the recycling box take a quick look at these gorgeous bracelets! They’re made from old magazines! Cute right? Making the beads is pretty therapeutic because there’s lots of paper tearing involved and this is a craft thats suitable for kids of all ages to do together!