Kids love to get crafty, especially boys! They love piecing things together, creating with their hands and generally messing with glue, pens and stickers.

But, finding crafts projects that boys will like can be a little difficult. So to help you out, here are some super adorable crafts that boys (and girls!) will love to make.

1. Glow in the Dark Dinosaur Lantern Jars

Any dinosaur loving kid will love these stunning glow in the dark dinosaur lanterns! They are perfect for any Jurassic Park lover, or any child who needs a night light.

Imagine how cool it would be to see a triceratops shadow on your wall?

Tutorial & Image: Made to be a Momma

2. Shadow Drawing

Shadow drawing is a super cool and unique concept.

Simply roll down a piece of paper (the bigger the better!), place some objects above the paper e.g. dinosaur figurines and watch your kids trace the shadow which appears on the paper.

Can’t go outside? Simply grab a lamp for light.

3. Ninja Stars

Does your child love to play ninja? With the popularity of the Ninja LEGO movies, it’s no surprise these DIY ninja stars are such a hit. Kids can swap paper colours and add stickers and stamps.

Tutorial & Image: Spruce Crafts

4. Pipe Cleaner Superheroes

Kids love superheroes (and sometimes the villains too!). Kids will have so much fun creating these pipe cleaner superheroes. Plus, they can be made using materials you most likely already have in the home!

Tutorial & Image: Frugal Fun 4 Boys

5. Pet Cactus Rocks

Can’t have a real pet? These googly eye pet cactus rocks are a perfect alternative. Kids will love ‘picking’ their pet from the garden and making them!

Tutorial & Image: The Best Ideas For Kids

6. Clothespin Airplanes

Clothespin Airplanes are so simple and easy to make! And they look like real airplanes. They’re so bright and colourful.

Tutorial & Image: One Little Project

7. Harry Potter Golden Snitch

Does your kid love Harry Potter? They will love this creative and super cool golden snitch! It’s a little more complex to make, but Harry Potter enthusiasts will love the challenge.

Tutorial & Image: Surpriseaholic

8. Make Flubber

Flubber is always a fun favourite! Kids love to play with gooey, colourful, spongy creations. This one is no different.

Fortunately, it doesn’t make a mess so don’t worry about cleaning up.

All you need is 1 cup of water, 1 1/3 cups of white glue and 2-3 drops of food colouring. Simply mix all of the ingredients together until combined! That simple!

9. Paper Airplanes

An oldie, and goodie, but that doesn’t mean these paper planes are boring. Perfect for the whole family, here are 4 cool and creative paper airplane designs your kid can try.

Tutorial & Image: Frugal Fun 4 Boys

10. Mason Jar Aquarium

These mason jar aquariums make a perfect sealife toy! Plus, they are perfect for homeschooling, especially if you have an underwater life project coming up!

Fill with rocks, plants and sea creatures to make your perfect underwater aquarium!

Tutorial & Image: Hello Wonderful

11. Accordion Dragon Puppet

How cute is this accordion dragon puppet?! Puppet crafts are a great way to develop your child’s fine motor skills and imagination skills too.

Colourful and bright, any kid will enjoy making this cute craft!

Tutorial & Image: Crafts By Ria

12. ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ Pipe Cleaners

Kids love the film ‘How to train your Dragon’! To celebrate the super adorable dragons, why not create these dragon figurines? Super easy to make with pipe cleaners.

Tutorial & Image: Frugal Fun 4 Boys

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