I love crafts and hobbies, so I couldn't resist including this page for others who love them as well. Here you'll find links and descriptions of great sites for both children and adults. You'll also find ideas on the More Art Ideas page. Check out these sites...and happy creating!
Faceted Bead Art Patterns - This site specializes in faceted bead art patterns for Jewelry, Murals, Suncatchers, Windsocks, Doilies and Beaded Curtains. You will also find Free Instructional E-books.
All Free Crafts - Features 800 plus original crafts, free craft projects, and easy homemade gift ideas. All crafts include photos and instructions so you learn new crafting skills and enjoy great results.
Amersterdam Printing -This business site includes a page featuring a guide for printing and printmaking for children. Here you'll also find many other helpful links for creating relief prints, Intaglio prints, serigraphy, monoprinting, and lithography.
Art At Home Studio - Sharing art and craft ideas which includes decorative painting, decoupage, papercrafts, children's crafts, stenciling, scrapbooking, altered art, and holiday crafts.
Art Lessons for Kids - This blog features arts and crafts for kids and organizes the projects by grade level.
Crafty Fun for Parents, Teachers, and Kids - Protect wildlife and the environment by reusing your recyclable trash. Don't throw it away. Use it to make something useful!
Craft Ideas - At Craftideas.info, you will find hundreds of free craft projects and project templates for all seasons and major holidays of the year.
Crayola - A resource site for both parents and teachers, Crayola.com features thousands of coloring pages, crafts, and lesson plans.
Easy Child Crafts - Kids' craft site featuring seasonal and holiday crafts made from items found around the house.
Enchanted Learning - Kindergarten, preschool, and elementary school crafts made with things found around the house. Although you have to pay for an annual membership to access everything on the site, they offer many free items as well.
Family Fun - In the tradition of the Family Fun magazine, the website offers tons of great ideas for crafts, parties, recipes, games, and more!
Kinderart -This site has some distracting ads and pop-ups, but once you get past them, it has some wonderful craft ideas for kids.
Simple Saturday -This site by author and educator Debbie Gonzalez offers a different craft for kids every Saturday. Be sure to check in on Friday, which is "prep day."
Move your drawings into 3D, even give them movement with what you learn at www.Scale-Modelers-Handbook.com.
Art At Home Studio - Sharing art and craft ideas which includes decorative painting, decoupage, papercrafts, children's crafts, stencilling, scrapbooking, altered art, and holiday crafts.
Scrapbooks Etc.- From Better Homes and Gardens, this site provides techniques, ideas, supplies, and even an online gallery of the scrapbook pages of others.
Shellcraft Guides - Seashell guides to make your own seashell arts and crafts.
Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts - An online resource for both the beginner and the experienced, this site features tips and techniques, free patterns, books, and more.
Create-a-Sewing-Business.com - If you love to sew, this site will take you step by step in planning and starting your own sewing business.Interested in selling your handmade items? Craft-Selling-Parties.com has great advice on selling crafts at a craft home party and starting a homebased craft business.
Inspiri Art and Craft - At Inspiri Art and Craft, you'll find in-depth information on running a home craft business. This site includes tips about where to sell your art, creating craft show displays, and how to promote and manage your business.