10 DIY Crafts for College Kids


Crafty DIY craft ideas for kids, are for kids of all ages. Just because your child headed off to college doesn’t mean they are too old to craft (with or without you). Crafts for kids that are trendy, cute and functional make these art projects for kids #1 in our book.  Some of these fun tutorials include ways to decorate your home with a frankenstein pumpkin, frankenstein tin cans, frankenstein popsicle art, suncatcher, puffy paint art as well as Halloween treat ideas and a frankenstein costume.

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As always, the Tip Junkie site has hundreds of pictured tutorials for DIY and Craft projects.  You can always search there if you’’re looking for more pictured tutorials. {wink}

DIY pom pom rug

Craft Ideas for Kids

1.  DIY Pom Pom Rug ~ We are crushing on this pom pom rug, big time. The tutorial includes a video tutorial so that there is no confusion about how to make this DIY rug.

2.  DIY Desk Organizer ~ This homework caddy will help keep you organized. You’ll need empty food boxes and duct tape to make the amazing craft! DIY Washi Tape Notebook

3.  DIY Washi Tape Notebooks ~ Decorate plain notebooks and pencils with Washi Tape to really make them pop. Makes a great gift, too!

Crafts for Kids to Make


4.  Ear Phone Holder ~ Keep your ear buds from getting tangled (and dirty) by making your own ear phone holder out of a mint container. So smart.


5.  DIY Customizable Notebooks ~ Make your notebooks stand out with customized covers. You can easily make DIY notebook covers so your school supplies reflect your taste!


6. Easy DIY Phone Charger Holder ~ Keep the clutter on your desk down with this phone charger that can be moved anywhere. Sweet!

diy desk calendar

7.  DIY Desk Calendar ~ This might be our favorite craft for college age kids. Keep track of time and make your desk look amazing with this DIY Desk Calendar!

Crafts for College Kids


8.  DIY How to Make Your Own Tassel Garland ~ Make your dorm room pop with a DIY Tassel Garland. We can’t get enough of this DIY decor!


9.  Chevron Wall Art ~ Make your own wall art with a blank canvas embellished with paint and glitter. Love.

personalized photo map

10.  Personalized Photo Map ~ Keep track of places visited and people you spent time with, with this incredible craft. This personalized photo map is one of a kind and we adore it.

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