Arts and Craft Supplies for Kids Guide


Art and Crafts for Kids Supplies

I have had requests for an arts and craft supplies beginners guide. If you are new to crafting with children, or you just want a quick reference guide of supplies that are essential for crafting with children, you have come to the right spot. I am going to share with you all the must-have supplies and household re-purposing items that are great for crafting with kids!


  • Crayons
  • Washable markers
  • Non-toxic paint
  • Finger paint
  • Paint brushes
  • Beads
  • Glue
  • Construction paper
  • Brown paper bags
  • White paper plates
  • Pom Pom, all different colors and sizes
  • Googly eyes
  • Craft sticks (Popsicle sticks)
  • Cotton balls
  • Yarn
  • Feathers
  • Variety of stickers
  • Pipe cleaner, variety of colors
  • Glitter
  • Glitter glue
  • Tissue paper
  • Ribbon or rick-rack
  • Contact paper
  • Tape

Please don’t feel like you have to go broke to provide great art supplies for you children; it can be done in a very frugal and budget-friendly way. Almost all of these supplies can be purchased at a local dollar store for very cheap. Don’t feel like you have to stock up all at once either. Just buy a little here and there and soon you will have a great stash!

Another great thing about crafting is you can use a lot of household supplies and
re-purpose them!


  • Paper towel and toilet paper rolls
  • Empty oatmeal container (make a drum)
  • Empty egg carton
  • Empty and rinsed milk carton
  • Empty soda or water bottles
  • Old buttons or beads
  • Old jewelry
  • Wall paper or paint samples
  • Cardboard boxes of all sizes and shapes
  • Empty tissue boxes
  • Old giftbags
  • Plastic spoons
  • Coffee filters

Stay tuned! Next week I will share my beginner’s guide to sensory play for children.

What would you add to this list?

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