It can be hard to find teenage craft projects that they will actually enjoy and produce nice results. I’ve been crafting for a quite a while, so I’ve gathered up all of my ideas in one post for you to browse. You’re sure to find something for everyone in this post. Great for teen craft nights or parties!
Craft Ideas for Tweens and Teens
Jewelry Crafts for Teenagers
Teens and tweens love to make bracelets! Check out my several tutorials on how to make bracelets. From friendship bracelets, to beaded bracelets, there’s something for everyone.
Nintendo Button Earrings
These clay Nintendo button earrings are so fun!
Googly Eye Earrings
And if your teen/tween is into earrings, they might also enjoy these funny googly eye earrings.
Hair Accessory Crafts for Teens and Tweens
Sharpie Dyed Scrunchies
Tie Dye can get pretty messy. Why not make things easier with this tie dye technique alternative – sharpie dyed scrunchies? They turn out so cute and are really fun to make!
Felt Hair Bows or Ornaments
These felt peppermint swirl hair hair bows are super fun to make at Christmastime! They could be made into ornaments too. Speaking of ornaments, I have a ton of free felt Christmas ornament patterns that would make great teen and tween craft ideas!
These bandana headbands were pretty easy to make (they are braided), and you can mix up the colors for different variations.
Lace Butterfly Hair Clips
These stiffened lace butterfly clips are kind of fun to make and take very minimal hand sewing.
Felt Origami Butterflies
Continuing with our butterfly craft theme, these felt origami butterfly hair clips are adorable and soft!
Bookmark Craft Ideas for Tweens and Teens
DIY Flower Press
Spring is the perfect time to learn how to make a flower press! After pressing the flowers, use them to embellish bookmarks, cards, or scrapbook pages.
Felt Bow Bookmarks
These felt bow bookmarks were made on my dye cutting machine, but you can use any bow template to make them.
Decorative Crafts for Teens and Tweens
Macrame can seem daunting, so start with this beginner macrame project – macrame rainbows! These are easier than they look and the result is adorable.
Sharpie Dot Flower Pots
These sharpie dot DIY flower pots turn out so pretty and make a great gift! Teens can personalize them with a name or a favorite inspirational word.
Shrinky Dink Suncatchers
Who says shrinky dinks are for kids? Make these beautiful butterfly shrinky dink suncatchers to hang in a sunny window.
Mod Podge Coasters
Using Mod Podge is always a favorite among teens. Get a bunch of napkins and ceramic tiles to make these DIY decoupage coasters.
Coloring Page Keychains
If your teen enjoys adult coloring books, she can make these cool adult coloring page keychains from her artwork.
Wrap a can in felt to make these pretty DIY pencil holders.
Candy Cane Ornaments
These fabric scrap candy cane ornaments are made with a rope braiding technique that can be easy for teens to do.
Scrapbook Paper Art
This scrapbook paper leaf is fun and easy. You could use different shapes and types of paper to make one for any holiday or occasion.
Bag Crafts for Tweens
Pounded Flower Tote
Make this cool pounded flower tote bag by pounding the dye out of real flowers! A memorable and fun craft.
Bandana Tote Bags
Got an aspiring seamstress on your hands? I have the perfect beginner sewing project! These tote bags are made out of a bandana, which makes them inexpensive and easy to make.
Fun Crafts for Teens with Yarn/Fleece
Loop Yarn Scarves
One of my favorite new discoveries in the crafting world is loop yarn! I have a video tutorial that shows you just how to use it to make a scarf. Much easier than traditional knitting or crochet, my kids LOVE using loop yarn!
Loop Yarn Blanket
If you find your teen/tween really loves using loop yarn too, they can learn how to make a loop yarn blanket with this tutorial.
Fleece Tie Blanket
Every teen needs to learn how to make a tie blanket from fleece! They are great for service projects and gifts.
Braided Fleece Blanket
Like making fleece blankets, but want to try something different? Learn how to make no-sew fleece blankets with a braided edge.
Other Ideas for Teenage Craft Projects
DIY Holiday Shirts
This eraser-stamped DIY 4th of July shirt is one of my favorite crafts for kids, tweens, and teens! It’s so easy, and the results are so pretty. Check out my other designs for St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Halloween, and Valentine’s Day too!
Hope found these tween and teen craft ideas useful! Which one is your favorite?