Button crafts can turn a drab, boring afternoon with kids into a lot of fun. These are cool crafts using buttons for kids of ages 4 years and upwards. Collect or buy lots of colorful buttons in all kinds of shapes and sizes. Use your imagination and creativity to come up with lots of ideas. It could be anything from button bookmarks or button flowers or even button puppets. Check out these lovely button crafts to begin with.
6 Easy Button Crafts
Draw a simple tree design on a plain chart paper or an old cardboard sheet. Color your tree. All you need to do is to glue on these button as leaves on the tree you just made. This makes for a lovely piece of wall art once framed!
Cute Button Bookmarks
Check out these super cute button bookmarks. This is a simple button craft project even preschoolers can make. Simply glue on a cute button on a paper clip with some felt strips.
Cool Button Cards
Greetings with lovely button designs can put a smile on everyones’ faces. Make a nice little card with a cute design. Glue on buttons in place of flowers, balloons etc.
via Dana Grothaus
Lovely Button Flowers
Cut out a basic petal from fabric or felt pieces. Sew on buttons. You can also sew buttons on top of buttons to create a cascading look. Glue these flowers onto pipe cleaners (stems) and you have a lovely bunch of colorful button flowers.
Button Caterpillar – Ain’t he cute?
Buttons are so simple yet you can craft so many beautiful projects out of them. These DIY button crafts are kid friendly. You can keep them busy this weekend by taking up any one project. What do you think? Do you have any idea that you can share with us here?