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Sometimes it is really difficult to find a fun craft for kids of all ages. It can be particularly tough when you have a wide range of ages. Finding a project that is interesting for older kids that have more coordination and ability and yet simple enough for very young children that have not yet perfected their cutting, folding and straight line skills.

If you are teaching a group of kids, or just have several of your own kids like I do, sometimes it is a real challenge to find something to peak the interest and hold the attention of the entire group. Duct tape crafts really satisfy this challenge.

The Challenge Range

Duct tape crafting is one of those addicting hobbies that will really keep the entire family or group of children engaged. In fact, the more of these crafts that a person does the more creative ideas they tend to come up with. There are numerous patterns available for all kinds of useful and pretty fun crafts for kids. As you begin to perform the patterns that you choose you will likely think of customizations and even entirely new items that you can create. It is great to see the creativity of the kids when you turn them loose on a new project!

You can do simple things like using some patterned duct tape to wrap a pencil for school or decorate a notebook. These decorating projects are very easy for even very small children to do. I’ve seen everything from decorated pens and pencils, folders and notebooks, cups and even baseball bats. The options are limitless.

These duct tape craft projects can become as complex as your skill level allows. People have been known to make clothing such as skirts and dresses and “renew” old furniture by reupholstering it with fancy colorful duct tape. You can find everything in between as well.

Ideal and Fun Craft for Kids of All Ages

One really great fun craft for kids of all ages is a duct tape flower. This is simple enough that even preschoolers can complete it with a little guidance, but it is fancy enough that older kids and even adults find it intriguing.

Because you actually fold each petal individually, you only have to work with a very short piece of duct tape at a time. This makes it easy for little hands to handle. In addition, there is a no fancy cutting or shaping to be done. There are detailed instructions with pictures available online to help you accomplish this fun craft for kids. Try it out and you will have lots of fun with the kids!


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