4 Q-Tip Crafts for Kids

June 17th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

4 Q-Tip Crafts for Kids - FamilyCorner.com

You know you have them in the bathroom cabinet. Q-Tips. They are a great craft supply as well as a crafting tool for kids! There are plenty of fun projects you can make, here are four fun ideas to get you started.

4 Q-Tip Crafts for Kids - FamilyCorner.com

Butterfly – Cut out a bubbled “X” shape out of construction paper to create butterfly wings. Dip a Q-tips® Cotton Swab in paint and “dot” your own unique pattern around the wings. For extra sparkle, sprinkle some glitter over the wet paint and gently sift away. Glue a painted (and dry!) popsicle stick to the center of the construction paper to create for the butterfly’s body. Top it off with a puffy ball for a beautiful summer butterfly.

4 Q-Tip Crafts for Kids - FamilyCorner.com

Flip Flop Monster – Recycle an old summer flip flop into a funny monster! Turn the flip flop bottom up and glue on two googly eyes. Take two popsicle sticks, wrap ¾ of the stick with pipe cleaner and top with a puffy ball. Glue the remaining ¼ of the stick to the top side of the flip flop. Arrange another pipe cleaner into the shape of the monster’s mouth. Cut off the ends of 4 Q-tips® Cotton Swabs to create 8 “teeth” and glue inside the mouth to finish your flop monster!

4 Q-Tip Crafts for Kids - FamilyCorner.com

Simple sheep – It’s easier to count and fall asleep to cute Q-tips® sheep! Cut a rounded shape out of construction paper as the sheep’s body. Cut off the tips of Q-tips® Cotton Swabs and arrange as to form a sheep’s coat. Cut a popsicle stick in half and glue to the back for legs. Finally, draw a friendly face and voila!

4 Q-Tip Crafts for Kids - FamilyCorner.com

Sand Bucket – Liven up your beach pale with some creative designs. Simply dip Q-tips® Cotton Swabs in paint and let your imagination run wild! For the brightest designs and the easiest clean-up, use a different swab for every color.

Amanda Formaro
Amanda Formaro (345 Posts)

Amanda Formaro is a freelance writer, editor, craft designer, and recipe developer. She loves multi-tasking and has been writing and working on the Internet since 1997. You can find her at AmandaFormaro.com. You’ll find her craft projects at CraftsbyAmanda.com and her recipes on AmandasCookin.com.

Featured Contributor

Cindy Rowe
Cindy Rowe (7 Posts)

Cindy Rowe is the owner/editor of Crazylou Creations blog. On the blog, you will find a little bit of crazy, and a whole lot of fun! As a FT working mother, she still finds time to create crafts, play around in the kitchen, plan parties and exercise. You'll find all of this and more on her blog!

Contests & Giveaways

Win Fun Stuff!

Check out all the fun goodies we are
giving away here!

Featured Giveaway

***WE HAVE A WINNER!**** Our #2 Anonymous Poster says: What an awesome giveaway! I’d love to win this and give it to my grandkids for Christmas! Thanks for the giveaway  […]   READ ARTICLE

Giveaways change every couple of weeks, so be sure to check back often.

Coming up!

Orange Carrot Less-Drip Ice Pops

Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]