Yarn Kids Crafts

These yarn kids crafts are a fun reason to borrow some of mom's yarn! We have already taught you how to make a home-made pom pom. 

All of these crafts need those pom poms's. 

Learn how to make a pom pom

These ideas for critters made from pom poms are only a few of the many.

Let you imagination run wild!

You can also change the colors by simply changing the color of yarn. 

You can also change the fluffiness of the pom poms by using thinner or thicker yarn. 

You can also use wool or string too if you have no yarn.

You can also weave in a few colors at once when you make the pom pom to have a multi-colored critter.


Pom Pom Alien

Not sure what planet this little guy is from, but he's cute and kind of looks like he could be part of the cast of the Muppets!

Craft Supplies:

  • Yellow, orange and light orange string (or yarn)
  • Fork
  • Yellow pipe cleaner
  • Two white pom poms
  • Black marker
  • Glue
  • Scissors

Steps:

  1. Create your pom pom with the three colors of string. Follow these instructions: Home-Made Pom Pom.
  2. Cut your pipe cleaner into two longer pieces and two short pieces. 
  3. Glue the longer pieces on as legs and bend the bottoms for feet.
  4. Glue your white pom poms to the shorter pieces of pipe cleaner. 
  5. Glue these pipe cleaners to the top for eyes. 
  6. Add pupils to the pom poms with a black marker.

Pom Pom Teddy Bear

A fun and fluffy teddy bear that works great as a tag for gifts or cards - especially get well soon cards!

Craft Supplies:

  • Brown yarn
  • Fork
  • Craft foam (brown, pink)
  • Googly eyes
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Steps:

  1. Cut a bear shape out of brown craft foam
  2. Add pink circles of craft foam for ears, nose and paws.
  3. Glue your googly eyes on. 
  4. Create your brown pom pom and glue it in the center.

Pom Pom Critters

Critters made of home-made pom poms and they work great for cleaning monitors and tablet screens! The size all depends on the size of fork you use.

Craft Supplies:

  • Yarn (color of your choice)
  • Fork
  • Googly eyes
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Steps:

  1. Create your home-made pom pom with these yarn kids crafts instructions.
  2. Glue on your googly eyes

Optional: Add a key chain or a magnet and use these as key-chains or fridge magnets.


Pom Pom Jack O'Lantern

Craft Supplies:

  • Orange yarn
  • Fork
  • Googly eyes
  • Craft foam (green)
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Steps:

  1. Create your home-made pom pom with these yarn kids crafts instructions.
  2. Glue on your googly eyes. You could also use black craft foam and make a face that resembles a jack o lantern most closely.
  3. Cut a circle out of green craft foam, and cut a small stem. Glue the stem onto the circle.
  4. Glue this circle onto the top of your pom pom.

 A few yarn kids crafts ideas to create with your home-made pom poms. 

You can also make paper mache, with yarn instead and make yarn eggs or balls. Click to learn.

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