10 Simple No-Mess Crafts for Tots

Crafting with little kids doesn’t have to be a big mess — at least not ALL of the time. Here are ten of our favorite no-mess projects for those days when you’re stuck indoors and don’t want to spend a lot of time cleaning up!


Star Garland


Heart Tea Tags

Colorful Crowns

Modern Wall Art


No Mess Marbled Painting


Easy Village Mural


Window Clings on Page Protectors


Yarn + Sandpaper


Valentine Sweets with Color Coding Labels


Invisible Paint

Yay for easy, no-mess crafting with the kiddos!

Have fun!!

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  1. These are all really great ideas, Valerie. We’re going to be “borrowing” some! :)

  2. Always fun to have new ideas and the photos are awesome quality! I stumbled.

  3. Now if they could just invent invisible crayons……..

  4. Great ideas – sometimes you are just not in the mood for messy!

  5. Those stars are still a favorite of mine – must acquire star-shaped post-it notes =)

  6. I love the window clings on page protectors. That could be a good travel activity too!

  7. Oh my gosh, still to this day my kids’ favorite thing was the invisible paint! I tell ya what… I need to remember not to judge what crafts my kids would or would not like. 4 & 7 and they think it’s sooo fun! Also, love the ‘sweets’ from the coding labels!

  8. Great ideas, and as always, FANTASTIC photos!


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