Grandparents' Day Crafts

Grandparents love receiving home-made gifts from grandchildren. We have lots of ideas below for gifts to bring a smile to their faces at Grandparents' Day or anytime.

Cameo Brooches

Cameo Brooches

Here is a really inspirational and unusual gift idea which kids can make - perfect for Mother's Day or a favourite grandmother! You could also make a key ring or perhaps even a small pair of cufflinks so that Dads and grandfathers could be the lucky recipients, too!

Clay Photo Frames

Clay Photo Frames

These clay photo frames make a great gift for Grandparent's Day but you could make them for any occasion, or even use them to decorate your locker or desk at school! We have added magnets to ours but you could add a stand and use them for table-top display instead.

Family Bulletin Board

Family Bulletin Board

Our family bulletin board is a simple craft but it makes a cute gift that the kids can make themselves - perhaps for Grandparent's Day? And it is a super "Back to School" craft too, providing a special place for children to show off their best work.

Family Tree

Family Tree

This family tree display makes a great project (and poster) at any time of year, but also an unusual and special gift for Grandparent's Day.

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Flower Photo Frame And Card

Flower Photo Frame And Card

Perfect for Grandparent's Day or Mother's Day, you can make just one flower photo frame or fill up a vase or bouquet!

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Handprint Magnets

Handprint Magnets

Here is a fun way for children to display artwork on the fridge - and it makes a nice little present for Mother's Day, Father's Day or Grandparent's Day too.

Lacy Ring Binder

Lacy Ring Binder

Transform an old or inexpensive ring binder to make a very special gift - or as a place for your daughter to keep her best work and other precious memories.

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Name Magnets

Name Magnets

Kids love to see their own name, and with this craft they can make some really effective magnets to display their own artwork on the fridge - or to give as a gift to siblings or for Mother's Day, Father's Day or Grandparent's Day.

Origami Wallet / Folder

Origami Wallet

This origami wallet or folder is easy to fold and very versatile. Made with a traditional size of origami 6x6 inch paper the wallet comes out quite small: you can see ours below, filled with little "promise notes" to make a special gift for Dad

Patchwork Ring Binder

Patchwork Ring Binder

Give your children some scrap fabrics from your stash and let them decorate an old or inexpensive ring binder to make a super gift - or a special file in which to keep their certificates, awards etc.

Photo Coaster

Photo Coaster

A fun craft which makes use of unwanted CDs, these photo coasters are a brilliant gift idea for all occasions! Perfect for Father's Day, Mother's Day, grandparents or even teachers. Perhaps you could make one for each member of the family?

Plaster Handprint Picture

Plaster Handprint Picture

This plaster handprint picture captures your child's hand forever and makes a unique gift for Father's Day, Mother's Day, Grandparent's Day or any special occasions.

Rubber Stamped Photo Frame

Rubber Stamped Photo Frame

This quick and easy clay photo frame is incredibly effective, and children will enjoy experimenting with the patterns they can make. Of course, if you don't like your design you can just roll up the clay and start again.

Silhouettes

Silhouettes

These are a really super keepsake gift kids can make for Mother's Day, Father's Day, Grandparent's Day - or any time, just for fun!

Star Photo Frame And Card

Star Photo Frame And Card

Perfect for Grandparent's Day, Father's Day, or perhaps even Christmas, you can make just one star photo frame or a whole galaxy!

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More Crafts For Grandparents' Day

Handprint Crafts Handprint Crafts

Handprint crafts provide lovely keepsake gifts, we have all sorts of ideas for paintings, poems and other crafts which Grandparents are sure to cherish.


Gifts Kids Can Make Gifts Kids Can Make

There are lots of craft ideas elsewhere at Activity Village which would make great Grandparents' Day crafts. Why not check out Gifts Kids Can Make for other ideas!


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