Ever wondered what to do with that box full of spare buttons lying around? Well, let your creative juices flow and make some stuff for the little ones! Here are some button crafts for kids for inspiration. (Click on the photos for the tutorial.)
Note: These crafts are best done with slightly older kids. Younger kiddos might swallow the buttons!
For the girls
If you have a little girl who’s very girly, then creating these accessories would be a perfect bonding for you. These are definitely fun ways of recycling the buttons that are just lying around. And these can be great gifts too. And they’re cute as a you know… button!
Starting off with these colourful necklace. Yellow Blackbird has an easy-to-follow tutorial.
Then pair that up with a lovely bracelet. Here’s the instructions from Frugal Living Now.
While you’re at it, why not make some adorable button rings too? Meet the Dubienswill show you how.
Then complete the look with some fabulous button earrings. Here’s a tutorial by College Fashion.
For the Boys
And if you have a little boy, fret not! Here’s a couple of fun colorful toys for them too:
Almost Unschoolers have laid down how to create this cute Clothespin Button Racer.
Aren’t they just cute?
Well, what about you? How do you recycle / re-purpose your buttons?
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