What are the best craft supplies for kids to get you started with art activities?
What a brilliant question! With plenty of experience with craft supplies for kids, this is the list you are looking for!
After 13+ years in the classroom, and now a mom to three littles, I have painted, glued, and crafted my heart out with early learners. I’ve tested many brands, and these are the art supplies that work best when taking on creative projects.
Store it all in your art cart, or closet. This is the collection of craft supplies you need.
20+ Craft Supplies for Kids
To simplify things, I broke this art supply list into four smart categories.
- Basic craft supplies
- Painting supplies
- Tapes and paper
- Extras to enhance your artwork
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What are your favorite kids’ crafting supplies?
I am so happy you asked! (wink, wink)
Children need craft supplies that allow them to bring their stories to life. When creating art, kids are able to express feelings and test ideas about the world around them.
From crafts found on Pinterest, to process art, we don’t need a lot. What we do need are a few supplies to inspire creativity and get the artistic juices flowing!
Let’s begin with the basics here to get creating.