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25+ Crafts for Tweens and Teens

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!

25+ Tween and Teen Craft Ideas

Craft Ideas for Tweens and Teens

Jewelry Crafts for Teenagers

Handmade Bracelets

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.

Fun teen craft night ideas

Initial Necklaces

If you have a very ambitious teen on your hands, she can learn how to embroider and make these pretty embroidered initial necklaces.

Beginner embroidery project for teens.

Nintendo Button Earrings

These clay Nintendo button earrings are so fun!

Crafts for teens.

Googly Eye Earrings

And if your teen/tween is into earrings, they might also enjoy these funny googly eye earrings.

Funny tween craft idea.

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!

Sharpie Scrunchies - Tween Craft Idea

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!

Bandana Headbands

These bandana headbands were pretty easy to make (they are braided), and you can mix up the colors for different variations.

Beginner tween sewing project.

Lace Butterfly Hair Clips

These stiffened lace butterfly clips are kind of fun to make and take very minimal hand sewing.

Stiffen lace

Felt Origami Butterflies

Continuing with our butterfly craft theme, these felt origami butterfly hair clips are adorable and soft!

Felt origami craft.

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.

Flower Press  - Teen Craft Idea

Fabric Bookmarks

Learn how to make bookmarks from fabric with NO sewing required! Aren’t these pretty?! Speaking of bookmarks, also check out these DIY bookmarks and these free printable bookmarks.

Tween craft project tutorial.

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 Rainbows

Macrame can seem daunting, so start with this beginner macrame project – macrame rainbows! These are easier than they look and the result is adorable.

Easy teen craft idea.

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.

Easy tween craft idea.

Shrinky Dink Suncatchers

Who says shrinky dinks are for kids? Make these beautiful butterfly shrinky dink suncatchers to hang in a sunny window.

Easy teen craft idea

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.

Easy teen group craft idea.

Coloring Page Keychains

If your teen enjoys adult coloring books, she can make these cool adult coloring page keychains from her artwork.

coloring page craft idea

Pencil Holders

Wrap a can in felt to make these pretty DIY pencil holders.

felt craft idea

Candy Cane Ornaments

These fabric scrap candy cane ornaments are made with a rope braiding technique that can be easy for teens to do.

Teen Christmas craft

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.

Teen fall craft idea.

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.

Fun teen craft project.

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.

Beginner teen sewing project.

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.

Beginner teen craft crochet project.

Fleece Tie Blanket

Every teen needs to learn how to make a tie blanket from fleece! They are great for service projects and gifts.

Teen service project idea.

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.

Teen craft idea - fleece blankets.

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!

DIY Eraser-Stamped 4th of July Shirt - Made with Freezer Paper and a pencil eraser!

Hope found these tween and teen craft ideas useful! Which one is your favorite?

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