Busy Kids, Happy Mom: Craft Supply List

Busy Kids, Happy Mom: Craft Supply List

Wether you’re planning on keeping busy for the summer or keeping supplies handy for school projects, it’s always great to have supplies on hand. Plus, it’s always fun to put random craft supplies in front of my son and see what he creates organically. Here’s a list of artists essentials we like to keep handy.

pompom guys

Craft Supply List

  • Balloons
  • Beads
  • Buttons
  • Brass Fasteners
  • Brushes and Sponges
  • Cotton Balls
  • Fabric Paint
  • Feathers
  • Food Coloring
  • Glitter
  • Glue: Elmer’s Glue, Glue Stick, Tacky Glue, Hot Glue Gun
  • Googley Eyes
  • Ink Pad
  • Paper Clips
  • Paper: Colored Paper, Construction Paper, Printer Paper, Lined Paper, Tissue Paper
  • Paper Plates / Cups / Bags
  • Paint: Watercolor, Acrylic, Finger Paint, Poster Paint
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Play-Doh, Polymer Clay, Moon Sand, Foam Dough (& Tools)
  • Pom-Poms
  • Popsicle Sticks
  • Rubber Bands
  • Shaving Cream
  • Stamps
  • Stencils
  • Stickers
  • String, Yarn, Lace and/or Ribbon
  • Tape: Scotch Tape, colored masking tape
  • Water Gems
  • Writing / Coloring Utensils: Pens, Markers, Crayons, Colored Pencils

{ Printable Craft Supply List }


Fun Things to Recycle:

  • Cardboard Boxes
  • Coffee Cans
  • Egg Cartons
  • Empty cereal boxes
  • Laundry Detergent Containers
  • Magazines/ Newspapers
  • Scrap Fabric
  • Toilet Paper/ Paper Towel Tube


What are some favorites you keep handy in your craft box?


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