parenting Good Crafts for 6 Year Olds  

Jessica Lawshe
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List Rules Arts and crafts ideas that are appropriate for six year olds and fun to do!

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!

Milk Carton Bird Feeder

Milk Carton Bird Feeder is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Good Crafts for 6 Year Olds
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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!
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DIY Lava Lamp

DIY Lava Lamp is listed (or ranked) 2 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.
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Kid-Made Puppets

Kid-Made Puppets is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Good Crafts for 6 Year Olds
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Instead of making puppets out of a paper bag, Kids Activities Blog suggests you create a fun, moveable puppet. You just need to have your 6 year old draw out the head, body, arms, and legs. Next, paste the pieces onto a piece of cardboard. Cut out the pieces, and assemble them with brads.
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Cardboard Guitar

Cardboard Guitar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Good Crafts for 6 Year Olds
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MinnieCo has a great craft - create a guitar out of cardboard, rubber bands, and some brads!
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