Are your kids looking for easy crafts they can sell for a little extra money? Creating and selling is a great way for a child to learn about running his or her own business. Use this list of 23+ cool crafts that will help your child get into the entrepreneurial spirit.
Why would kids sell crafts?
This list of crafts is also perfect for that entrepreneur project or school market day. You will be amazed at the effort and pride kids of all ages will put into their business ideas.
Fun Crafts For Kids To Make And Sell
From craft fairs to starting their own Etsy shop (with a parent) the sky is the limit regarding how kids can find creative ways to make profitable crafts.
Making scrunchies is a great DIY project for those older kids and teenagers. They will love learning how to save money by making their own scrunchies. Follow the detailed instructions to see how to easily make scrunchies that are just as good as ones bought in the stores.
Make your own playdough in your slow cooker, dye it the colors of your choice and package it in air-tight containers for a simple idea. You could even add essential oils to make this a great item for craft markets.
Kids can create their own set of watercolor cards to sell around different holidays. This example is perfect for Valentine's or Mother's Day. Experiment with simple shapes and watercolor techniques. The different designs can then be packaged as a set.
Maybe your children don't want to paint a set of cards or have limited artistic skills. This cute idea is done by pressing flowers to create unique designs. These handmade cards are beautiful and would make great gifts.
The good new is that kids and adults will spend hours playing and squeezing this perfect gift. The very detailed tutorial will teach your children how to make these fun stress balls they can sell for a little extra cash.
Adorable bookmarks can be a great idea for kids to make and sell. Don't worry limited skill level is needed to complete these easy DIY crafts. Kids don't even need to sew and can use up all those leftover felt pieces to make a good profit.
Older children or younger kids with adult supervision can easily make these nail polish mugs or other marble dipped accessories to sell. We see some cool pencil holders in our future. Head to the thrift store today to see what you could makeover.
We love good DIY projects. These shower melts can be packaged in so many fun ways to be sold by kids. Customize this cute idea with food coloring and a variety of scents for your customers. You can also learn more about DIY bath bombs in this tutorial.
This tutorial will teach kids how to make large string art. However, smaller versions would be awesome at your local craft fair. Once kids get the hang of it, they can make them rather quickly and customize them for their hometown.