0 BASKET
11 Purple Themed Crafts for Kids
View all Ideas

11 Purple Themed Crafts for Kids

Difficulty Beginner
Budget < £10
Time < 1 hour

Purple is popping up everywhere at this time of year, from the crocuses in the lawn to the dusky sky on a spring evening. Celebrate by delving into purple-coloured crafts, from purple pine cone owls to beautiful poured paint flower pots to add a bit more sparkle into your life!  We've suggested a list of 11 crafts to get you started.

You will need

select your items and add them to your basket below.

Equipment

Products

11 Purple Themed Crafts for Kids

1. Violet Beauregarde Costume

Violet Beauregarde is the annoying gum chewer who turns purple in Charlie & the Chocolate Factory. For a really simple costume, dress your child head to toe in purple, complete with purple face paint, and pair with this delightful bubble gum bag, gum-chewer medal and golden ticket. 

Find out more

2. Pinecone Owls

On your next walk around the neighborhood, gather some pinecones to bring home to craft with. Cut out little wings and and a face out of felt or paper and paint the cones in a bright colour to give them a fun, modern look.

Find out more

3. BFG Dream Jar

Create your very own dream jar from the BFG! You only need a few simple things to create this make. Then simply add a waistcoat and trousers to transform into the BFG himself, or fashion a simple dress from a pillowcase to go as Sophie.

Find out more

4. Pirate Costume

Make a pirate top and cut off trousers to create a super cool pirate costume!  This tutorial uses pinking shears for the edges so it's minimal sewing with maximum impact – you actually don’t even need a sewing machine for this one, as you can just as easily hand sew the whole costume and use no-sew Heat ‘n’ Bond for the applique.

Find out more

5. Poured Paint Flower Pots

This is a fun way to decorate a plant pot, with a technique that even the youngest of artists can master. Acrylic paint is the best option to use for this project because it’s easy to pour, it’s weatherproof, and it doesn’t crack once dried. Remember to cover clothes and surfaces!

Find out more

6. Sloth Pencil Toppers

Gab your favorite pencil to jot down a quick note, then write verrrrrry slowwwwwly with an adorable sloth pencil topper on board! Whether you choose pastel shades or something more natural, sloths bring the cute factor. Plus, these slow-moving friends are actually quick to craft!

Find out more

7. Felt Shape Animal Decorating

These felt shapes projects are perfect for all ages and look great displayed around the house. You can pretty much do whatever you like when it comes to decorating your felt shape from painting to gluing to embellishing, anything goes! 

Find out more

8. Felt Pinwheels

These felt pin wheels would look great out in the garden on a lovely spring day! The pinwheel can be made in all different sizes, you just need to remember to keep the dimensions of each side of your template the same to make a square shape, and when making the inner piece for the pinwheel make sure to draw out the template one centimetre smaller on each side.

Find out more

9. Cardboard Tube Telescope

Search the skies for a long lost planet or a shooting star with this fun telescope project. It's a great opportunity to teach little ones about space too!

Find out more

10. Squishy Unicorn

Squishies are so much fun to play with! Why not try to make your own design using Soft Toy Stuffing and Duck Tape? It's so easy - follow along with the tutorial to find out what techniques you can use to create your design. Turn a pile of crafting items into a beautifully squishy unicorn!

Find out more

11. Paper Plate Doughnut Garland

Craft this pretty doughnut garland together with bits and pieces from the craft drawer, and brighten up the home with decorations that look almost good enough to eat!

Find out more

More Ideas you'll love