A flashy button bracelet is a classic accessory for little girls, but this simple button and twine combination is a great option for boys and girls alike! Dress them up a bit by supplying colored twine or thin ribbon for little wrists.
These simple felt and button flowers are a sweet way to brighten up any corner of your home – or send a few to Grandma to make her day extra-special. A cluster of pipe cleaners makes an easy stem.
A refrigerator can go from drab to fab with some colorful buttons and a few small magnets. Let kids mix and match shapes and colors for different holidays and seasons.
This super-simple project would be great for girl’s birthday party favors, a friendship craft, or just for the joy of accessorizing!
You can find the bases for these adorable button rings in the jewelry section of a craft store or purchase them online here. Jewelry crafters suggest the use of this E6000 craft glue, but using a hot glue gun is also a great way to get started.
Any little bookworm will love these easy button bookmarks, and they’re a quick and easy project for any rainy afternoon. Use buttons with fun shapes to jazz them up even more!
7. Button Bugs
These creepy crawlies are way more fun than they are creepy! All you need is a bit of craft wire, wire cutters, glue, and your assortment of buttons. Add a few sets of googly eyes and you’ve got some bug-eyed button buddies!
8. Twirly Toy
A toy that has been around for centuries is definitely worth making, especially a toy that’s this easy to make! This is a great craft for even the littlest kids in your brood.
Follow the tutorial and mimic the examples for these cute animal necklaces or let your kids get creative and come up with their own button creatures. Kids can use permanent markers to give animals spots, eyes, and other small details.
Save an empty mint tin or purchase one online here to make this handy tic-tac-toe game. Add some patterned paper and attach your buttons to small magnets for a no-mess travel favorite!
Featured image courtesy of I Heart Naptime.