Children really like to play and explore new things. That is why, parents really need to introduce their children to make wood projects. It is a great idea for kids, no matter what age they are. The purpose of making this wood projects it to learn how to create and build something using their hands. It surely will be an amazing activity. Here are some woodworking projects for your children.
1. PENCIL CADDY
Mostly it can be applied by student grade 4. You can create it based on your creativity. The template is pretty easy to duplicate. Finish it with your own ideas using paints on other materials too.
2. WOODEN ADDRESS SIGN
It is a very simple wood projects, you just need to choose and pick part of wood. Then, cut based on your preference. There is a note related to the safety act. You can use jug saw to make cuts. It is proven to be safe for kids. Of course, you still need to supervise them. You can use polycrylic or stain for the wood. It is one of the best wood craft to show the way to stain.
3. WIND CHIMES
Another example of making wood projects for kids is by making wind chimes. You just need to take a piece of wood. You should note that one for every chime. You do not need to buy expensive and fancy wood. All you need is just hooks, string, and bells. You can decorate it as you want. You can put this wind chimes outside and it will last for years.
4. PICTURE FRAME
This one is also a simple wood craft that can be done by children. And as you know, it is very rewarding because children can produce a beautiful wood picture frame. Actually, it will be a little bit complex, but still you can make it simple. All you need are 4 wood sides aimed to make the frame. Then, you should make sure that it will not be overlap.
5. AMERICAN FLAG
If you choose this project, you will let your children to paint. Mainly, children will paint the unfinished wood. You should paint the pallet wood with flag colors. Not only American flag, but you can choose any flag that you want. You can choose more solid colors as well.
6. WOODEN COASTERS
Maybe if you see the picture, you will think that it will be difficult for children. No, not at all. Actually it is very simple to be done. You can use the scroll saw to make beautiful design. It can be a fun activity for children. But still, parents should take a look at the children when doing this.
7. BOX FOR CRAYON HOLDER
Children really like crayons. That is why, it is an awesome idea to make a wood project into box for crayon holder. Why is it useful? Children usually use crayons, and they cannot handle that correctly. When it is almost finished, you can also spray a little bit color.
8. WOODEN TOPS
If children can make their own toys, then it would be great. Making crafts by yourself can teach your eyes coordination. And spinning tops is the best option. It is very simple to be made and the materials are easy to get. You can finish it within or even less than 15 minutes. The things that you need are dowels, wooden toy wheels, sandpaper, and sharpener.
9. STORAGE BOX
You can use wood and glue to create something. Now we want to make a simple box project for kids. This box can be used to store your school stationaries and also toys.
10. WOOD CADDY
It is quite similar with the box that previously we made. However, it has some other features. You just need to follow the outline of the box, then you can make this caddy into different ways. Try to be creative.
11. BIRD HOUSE
Well, it perhaps a little bit complicated compared to other crafts that you have made previously. But don’t worry. Parents can help to make it and the relation between parents and children will be more strong. You can put this DIY bird house in your backyard. The things that you need are four sided of box (for bird house) and roof as the shelter for the birds.
12. WOOD SHELF
Making shelf will be beneficial for you. And you can also create innovation when making this shelf, for example you can make it circular. Think out of the box and make something extraordinary. You can make it by circle frame and panels of woods. You can hang it on the wall. And the most important thing, this shelf is thin and easy to be moved everywhere.
13. PENCIL CASE
It is a great craft for children. You just need to have timber, wide 70mm and later groove it.
14. WOODEN PLAYHOUSE
Well, it cannot be built by children only. Perhaps it is suitable to be applied by bigger kids. You need to have pallet wood, nails, and screws. You can try to find or buy the wooden palets first.
15. SOCCER GOAL
If you have a son, this wooden craft will be very suitable. Your kids will be able to practice playing soccer and dribbling.
16. BUILDING BLOCKS
For most of children, playing legos will be fun, but it is not good when it is accidentally being stepped. Now there is another option to create a game that can increase children’s spatial awareness. You can make building blocks.
17. WOODEN STAMPS
It is a great project for your kids. However, you should be careful because it will cause any risks for fingers or hands. You just need to cut the wood, and start creating your own stamps pattern.
18. MOBILE PHONE CADDY
Usually, children will enjoy making these. All you need to prepare are ½ inch of board and laminate. Then, cut and drill the necessary parts.
19. MONSTER TRUCK
If you have son, this craft will be very suitable. And your son will love this. You can make a monster truck. You just need to make this monster truck from wood. It is quite difficult because you need to make the body of truck and the wheel as well.
20. YOUR OWN WAND
If you want, you can build a wand. It is almost the same like the stick puppets. It will bring back memories between you and your children.