Easy DIY Yarn Crafts for Kids

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Welcome crafters!

This content has been dedicated to DIY projects based on the yarn craft. We have come up with some new fascinating DIY projects that will be adored by children of all age groups. Let’s impress our teachers with some innovative activities. The creative mind is expressed by creative craft, let’s try to show our creativity by doing some of these activities.

DIY Yarn Crafts for Kids

Yarn fruits

Image Source/Tutorial: Mr. printable
  • Materials required: Yarn, cardboard piece, scissors.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 10-13years

Make the pom poms using yarn. Choose the colour of the yarn according to the specific colour of the fruit for making pom poms. Once you’re done with pom-poms, start cutting pom poms according to the desired shape of the fruit using scissors.

Cute little butterflies

Image Source/Tutorial: The Craft Train
  • Materials required: Ice cream sticks, yarn, beads, pipe cleaners, glue.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 9-12 years

Take a pipe cleaner, using glue fix the ice cream sticks in the cross shape. Pass the beads in the pipe cleaner and bend them so that the antennae of the butterfly are made. Now wrap the yarn around the ice cream sticks in a zig-zag manner.

CD Yarn Dream catcher

Image Source/Tutorial: Pink Stripey Socks
  • Materials required: CD, beads, yarn, markers, needle, tape.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 10-14 years

Take a CD and decorate it by wrapping the yarn at some points around its circumference. Also, decorate the circumference of the CD with some markers. Now apply glue at the inner circumference of the CD. Paste the yarn around the inner circumference in layers. Paste the backside of the CD with yarn in such a way so that hangings are created. Please note to add some beads in the yarn strings that will hang. Using some tape, hang it on the wall.

Yarn wrist bands

Image Source/Tutorial: My Poppet
  • Materials required: Yarn, Clipboard, scissors.
  • Difficulty level:  Easy
  • Suitable age: 9-13 years

Cut the yarn strands according to the half-length of the arm. Make 6 such strands. Tuck the yarn strands in half and tangle them so that a little hole is left. Ensure to keep this hole fixed with the clipboard so that yarn strands are left free for twisting, knotting and all. Take double yarn strand as one strand. Make different patterns of knots out of it so that different designs of wrist bands are obtained.

Tiny Turtles

Image Source/Tutorial: Pink Stripey Socks
  • Materials required: Icecream sticks, yarn, glue
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 9-13 years

Take 3 ice cream sticks and place them in a cross shape using glue. Now wrap the yarn around the sticks as shown in the picture.

Rainbow

Image Source/Tutorial: I Heart Crafty Things
  • Materials required: Yarn, needle, disposable plate, sketch pen, cotton, glue, colours.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 9-13 years

Take a disposable plate and colour it blue from its backside Now draw some lines using sketch pens on the plate. Pass the yarn through the needle hole and start stitching it according to the outline drawn with sketch pens. Use different colours of yarn for stitching. Paste cotton balls at the two ends of the rainbow to represent clouds in the sky.

Funny snakes

Image Source/Tutorial: The Craft Train
  • Materials required: Yarn, pom poms, glue, scissors
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 10-13 years

Start knitting finger knits using two fingers of different sizes. Once the knitting is done, tie the two ends of finger knits. Paste two pom-poms around the eye region using glue. For tongue use yarn but cut it at one end so that a typical bifurcated snake tongue is made.

Heart dream catcher

Image Source/Tutorial: Art Bar Blog
  • Materials required: Wooden hoops, yarn, washi tape, pom poms, heart, beads.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 10-14 years

Take the circular Wooden hoops and wrap the washi tape around its circumference (rim). Also, wrap the yarn in a   Zig-Zag manner around the circle. Now take the yarn strings of different lengths and pass beads through them, paste hearts, pom-poms around the ends. Tie one of the ends of each yarn at the lower rim of the hoop so that these yarn strands will hang.

Love heart yarn

Image Source/Tutorial: Childhood101
  • Materials required: Yarn, wooden block, nails, hammer.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 10-14 years

Take a wooden block and hit some nails into it but in the shape of the heart. Take the yarn and wrap it in a criss-cross manner around the nails so that heart is made.

Little twig yarn wall hanging

Image Source/Tutorial: Childhood101 
  • Materials required: Pom poms, yarn, twigs, knitting sticks, needle.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 10-15 years

Start knitting different designs with the help of knitting sticks. When an appropriate length is woven, transfer the hooks into the twig. Take the other 3 twigs with the twig containing hooks and create a square shape by tying all the sides of twigs with thread. Paste the pom poms with the help of fabric glue.

Tassel twig wall hanging

Image Source/Tutorial: Childhood101
  • Materials required: Yarn, twigs, knitting sticks, scissors.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 10-15 years

Start knitting different designs with the help of knitting sticks. When an appropriate length is woven, transfer the hooks into the twig. Make some tassels out of yarn and attach them to the bottom.

Yarn thread painting

Image Source/Tutorial: One Little Project
  • Materials required: Colours, yarn, chart papers, brushes.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 7-12 years

Take chart paper and stain it with the yarn that has been dipped in the acrylic paint. Place another sheet of chart over the chart paper containing stained yarn. Now pull the stained yarn provided the chart paper at the top should be kept intact with the lower chart paper. After pulling the stained yarn. Open the chart sheet, we will find some beautiful flower patterns on both the chart sheets.

Yarn painting

Image Source/Tutorial: Messy Little Monster
  • Materials required: Pencils, paper, yarn, glue.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 9-13 years

Take a white sheet of paper and draw roughly the desired painting with the help of a pencil. Spread the glue over the sheet of paper and paste different yarn colours in the same way as watercolours are used to fill the painting.

Alphabets

Image Source/Tutorial: Art Bar Blog
  • Materials required: Cardboard, yarn, pom poms, glue scissors.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 9-13 years

Take a cardboard piece and cut it in the shape of different alphabetical letters. Wrap these letters using yarn as shown in the image. Paste the pom-poms as shown in the image.

Finger Knitting

Image Source/Tutorial: One Little Project
  • Materials required: Yarn
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age:9-12 years

This one is too easy and you just have to take the yarn and the tie is leaving a few centimetres of yarn free. Now take the yarn to create some loops around the finger, once the loop has been created repeat making loops for other fingers as well. Create many layers of these loops on each finger and it is all done.

Yarn laces Craft

Image Source/Tutorial: Babble Dabble Do
  • Materials required: Yarn, scissors, tape.
  • Difficulty level: Very easy
  • Suitable age: 8-13 years

Take a few strands of yarn ( different colours) and cut them into equal lengths. Place the top area of all the yarn strands together with the help of tape. Apply tape in such a way so that only the upper cluster of yarn area is covered and the rest of t the strands of yarn are free. No tangle, twist or knot these free strands according to your wish. When you get the appropriate length of the laces, then tie these ends by making a knot around them.

Scary Ghosts

Image Source/Tutorial: The Craft Train
  • Materials required: Yarn, cardboard, fabric, glue.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 9-13 years

Take a cardboard piece and cut it in the T- shaped alphabet. Wrap this T- shaped letter with white yarn. Foe created puffy sleeves of the ghostand  tie them tightly with yarn at both ends of arms. Also, tie the lower region of the ghost. For eyes and lips cut black fabric in the same shape and paste them using fabric glue.

Yarn star hangings

Image Source/Tutorial: Art Bar Blog
  • Materials required: Yarn, pipe cleaner, pom poms.
  • Difficulty level: Very easy
  • Suitable age: 9-12 years

Take some pipe cleaners and bend them in a star shape. Hang the pom-poms with the help of yarn inside the star. Also, hang these stars hanging pom-poms with the help of yarn

Candle holders without crochet

Image Source/Tutorial:  Blue Bear Wood
  • Materials required: Twigs, Yarn, Cardboard, thread.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age:9-13 years

Take 3 twigs and tie them together with the help of some thread at the top so that a balanced tripod is made. Now cut some cardboard in the shape of a circle and attach it at the bottom so that it can hold the candle inside the yarn tripod. Take the yarn and wrap it all around the twigs so that the walls of the candle holder are made.

Yarn Squares

Image Source/Tutorial: Laughing Kids Learn
  • Materials required: Twigs, Yarn.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 8-13 years

Collect some twigs from trees and fix them cross manner with the help of thread. Now wrap the yarn around twigs as shown in the image.

Yarn woollen baskets

Image Source/Tutorial: Happy Hooligans
  • Materials required: Paper plate, scissors, yarn.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age:10-14 years

Take a paper plate and cut it into at least 5 strips but the centre of the plate should remain intact. Strips should remain intact with the centre. Now wrap the yarn in a Zig-Zag manner so that the walls of the basket are made.

Paper plate weaving without knitting

Image Source/Tutorial: Mumin the madhouse
  • Materials required: Yarn, paper plates, scissors, Straw.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age:10-13 years

Take a paper plate and cut it in the shape of a sunflower. Now apply glue at the centre so that we will stick the yarn in a circular shape as shown in the image. For the stalk of the flower attach the straw at the bottom.

I wish that performing all these crafty activities provided you with a good time. Do share these DIY projects with your friends and family members. Share your opinion regarding this article in the comment section below. We will surely come up with many more DIY projects. Stay tuned for more.

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