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Good Crafts for 6 Year Olds 

Jessica Lawshe
Updated March 20, 2019 666 votes 442 voters 21.4k views 15 items

List Rules Vote up the best crafts for someone at age six.

At the age of six, your child is learning and performing "real life" skills and activities. This list of good crafts for 6 year olds is filled with activity ideas that are perfect to help them learn those skills while also having a ton of fun. You'll never be short on craft ideas for 6 year olds thanks to these colorful and educational projects.
 

Your six year old is becoming an ace at cutting paper, bending pipe cleaners, and gluing things down. That's why a lady bug made out of an old cereal box is a great craft to have them practice their skills with. The other crafts on this list are not only fun, but also educational, because who ever said learning has to be boring?

Build a bird feeder out of an old milk carton. Create a jointed and moveable puppet with cardboard, brads, and some drawing skills. The bean bag animal craft on this list teaches basic sewing skills, or if you're 6 year old isn't quite ready, you can use a hot glue gun to seal up the sides. The arts and crafts on this list are not only easy, but super fun!

So it's time to get to crafting! Upvote the best crafts on this list - the good crafts activities for 6 year olds that keep your little ones entertained and create the most smiles!

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DIY Lava Lamp
DIY Lava Lamp is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Good Crafts for 6 Year Olds
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Make a homemade lava lamp with cooking oil, water, food coloring, and these instructions from PBS.
Is this fun for a six-year-old?
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Cardboard Guitar
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MinnieCo has a great craft - create a guitar out of cardboard, rubber bands, and some brads!
Is this fun for a six-year-old?
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Milk Carton Bird Feeder
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Chic-Steals has a great idea for recycling a milk carton: create a bird feeder! Just cut a hole, decorate, and fill with birdseed. Then all you have to do is hang it up!
Is this fun for a six-year-old?
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Accordion Paper Flowers
Accordion Paper Flowers ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Good Crafts for 6 Year Olds
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Creating these accordion paper flowers is as easy as folding paper. First Palette suggests using a wooden dowel or stick for the flower's stem.
Is this fun for a six-year-old?