Looking for woodworking projects for kids? If you want your kids to learn how to make some craft projects with wood, this is your list!
In this article:
- Homemade Catapult
- DIY Nail String Art
- DIY Board Game Mounted Storage
- DIY Wooden Toy Camera
- Balsa Wood Fall Wind Chimes
- DIY Angry Birds Birdhouse
- DIY Wooden Robot Buddy
- Easy Wood Sculptures for Kids
- DIY Wood Frame
- Crayon Holder
- Minimal X-Shaped Coasters
- DIY Wooden Texture Stamps
Easy Woodworking Projects for Kids to Make
Wood Crafts for Kids
Do you have kids? If you do, I’m sure you’ve noticed how they would rather watch TV all day and tinker with their gadgets.
It’s not really a good habit to develop. So if you’re a mom, like me, who wants to boost their creativity and motor skills, I’ve rounded up some woodworking projects for kids.
They’re easy, fun, and will give your kids woodworking tools to do in their free time.
1. Homemade Catapult
Dowels, rubber bands, a plastic cup, some small balls and you’ve got yourself a DIY catapult. The process and aftermath will be awesome!
2. DIY Nail String Art
I won’t really recommend your kid to do the hammering but you can have him help out with the strings. It’ll be a fun time for the kids to get the strings done in this DIY nail string art.
3. DIY Board Game Mounted Storage
Organize your board games and make it a craft decor with this DIY board game mounted storage. No nails required, just some wood panels and gorilla glue.
4. DIY Wooden Toy Camera
Kids love to take pictures and play with cameras but you can’t just let them use the real one. Keep yours safe by helping them make a DIY wooden toy camera.
5. Balsa Wood Fall Wind Chimes
This wood project is colorful and fun. Balsa wood is easy to manipulate so your kids can have a great time playing with it.
If you let them, I’m sure you’ll have tons of wind chimes around the house.
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6. DIY Angry Birds Birdhouse
Who doesn’t know this popular game? This angry birds project has some easy-to-do paint jobs your little one will enjoy.
The birds won’t get angry when you build them this DIY birdhouse.
7. DIY Wooden Robot Buddy
This will prove that you can make robots out of anything. Allow your kids to get creative with wooden blocks of different sizes to make this DIY wooden robot buddy.
8. Easy Wood Sculptures for Kids
Here’s another beautiful craft project from wood pieces of various shapes. Wood scraps, glue, some paint, and your kid’s creativity is all it takes to make one stunning sculpture.
9. DIY Wood Frame
This DIY wood frame is a great holder for their artwork. Kids would surely want to display their handiwork as soon as the project is done.
10. Crayon Holder
Kids will always have crayons lying around. This wooden crayon holder will make a neat solution! Help them with the drill and it’s as good as done.
11. Minimal X-Shaped Coasters
X marks the spot! This may be something for the kitchen but I’m sure they’ll love the craft project.
These minimal X-shaped coasters are very easy to make and quite useful too.
12. DIY Wooden Texture Stamps
This DIY wooden texture stamps are so easy to make. It’s a craft project they’ll treasure for many art projects to come. Make it with this tutorial.
Need one more woodworking project for kids? See how you can make a candlestick from Steve Ramsey:
These easy building projects for kids will be a great start for your little ones. They’re fun and easy to make, your kids will have something useful to spend their time with.
Who knows? You might have a young woodworking genius waiting to be discovered!
Which woodworking project are you going to try with your kids? Let us know below in the comments section below!
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on May 2, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.