Looking for DIY projects for teenagers? Here are 39 cool DIY crafts you and your teen will enjoy, for sure!
7. DIY Glitter Magnets
RELATED: 15 DIY Teen Room Decor Projects. In this article:. You might want to grab some pliers for this pompom keychain. You’ll be needing them to cut the chain as well as to close the jump ring. Begin by placing Mod Podge on your ceramic tiles and putting your printed Instagram photo on top.
Add a thin layer of Mod Podge on the photos to help seal it in and protect the surface. Once dry, spritz on a sealer and apply felt pads to the bottom of the coasters.
4. Super Cool 3D Hand Art
10. Giant Bow Necklace
34. DIY Dreamcatcher
Start by rolling out small bits of oven bake clay into one big piece. Once all the colors are mixed, roll the clay flat, and cut out a circle using a round item as a template. Then, place it in a bowl, allowing the middle to sink into the deep part of the dish. Once you’re happy with the shape, bake the clay in the oven for 15 minutes.
2. Instagram Coasters
39. Easy Emoji Stuff Bag
Let the bowl cool, and paint the rim of the bowl with a metallic gold color. The trick to making this duct tape purse is to cut out equal lengths of duct tape strips before starting the project. That way, all your materials are ready, and you won’t have to keep cutting strips every single time.
23. Galaxy Print Tee
40. God’s Eye
All my friends know how crazy I am for dual-purpose items, so this necklace headband is a complete gem in my book. To start, simply bend the jump ring with a pair of needle nose pliers.
19. Sharpie Tie Dye Tee
Easy Craft Ideas
Once it’s open, insert your hair tie, then close it to ensure the hair tie doesn’t slip. Finally, take the other end of the necklace, open the lobster clasp, and insert the hair tie-in. Place your wall art in the middle of the frame, making sure there are equal spaces on all sides.
39. Glass Magnets
23. Arizona Tea Cuff Bracelet
I recommend using slightly bigger frames to display your wall art. Somehow, they look so much chicer that way! They also make great DIY crafts for girls. Don’t forget to use strong glue for these leather bow keychains.
4. Duct Tape Purse
21. Gem Magnets
You’ll need it to hold the bow together and to attach the centerpiece to the bow. The secret to nailing this knot pillow is to think of it like a pretzel. Take note of the weaves and the knots of a pretzel for you to be able to make this DIY easily.
17. Tape Nail Art
Try Out a Modern Wall Hanging
10. Faux Crystals
13. Drawing Art Pillows
Remember to cut a long piece of string for this crescent moon dreamcatcher. After all, it’s much easier to snip off the excess string, as opposed to unwinding and redoing the outline of the dreamcatcher.
33. DIY Bowl
Design Some Temporary Tattoos
These faux crystals are so gorgeous, you might even want to make a few for yourself! Start by looking for jagged rocks. The more obscure the shape, the better. Do your kids messages in full emoji sometimes? Then, I bet they’ll like this DIY. This tutorial only features one emoji, but feel free to create the other emoji faces as well.
22. Thumb Tack Word Art
20. EOS Crayon
You can get your kids to help you out with this one. Elbow patches are one way to look preppy and chic! If you’re able to cut the patches into a heart shape, then your teens will have a super cute sweater they can’t help but show off in their Instagram OOTDs.
18. Baseball String Bracelet
31. Felt Wallet DIY
Find drones too expensive? Make one from scratch! This tutorial even shows you how to use your handy dandy GoPro as part of the drone! This is my little DIY project for all the wine corks I have lying around.
7. Faux Leather Bow Keychains
9. 3D Paper Bookcovers
Simply hollow out the cork, then stick a magnet on the back. Finally, place a pinch of dirt in the hollowed-out cork, and fit a succulent inside. That’s all it takes! One of the useful hacks I’ve found when making duct tape sheets is to use wide rolls of duct tape.
14. Cork Succulents
16. Cactus Pom Pom
That way, you get to work with a larger surface area and you won’t have to overlap too much duct tape. Start by cutting strips of duct tape longer than the width of the tape.
6. Pinterest Framed Wall Art
28. Tissue Paper Canvas Art
Then, fold the corners to make a triangle on one end. Once you’re done, attach the remaining sticky part of the duct tape onto a pencil. Keep repeating this until you’re happy with your duct tape blossom.
21. Segway Clone
37. Make a Pretty DIY Stenciled Cork Board
The spacing of the tape strips is important in figuring out how big or small your nail art fishnets will be. Remember, the smaller the fishnet, the smaller the spaces, and vice versa.
13. DIY Drone
17. Glitter Vinyl Tube Bracelets
This is a great idea for those wondering what to do with a ruined baseball. By the way, don’t forget to be careful with the X-Acto knife when cutting on the traced line to get the stitching out. Place a tee on top of a Mason jar and secure it in place with a rubber band or two.
24. Ship in a Bottle
32. Make Fantasy Dragon Eggs
Then, put different colored dots made from Sharpie markers, making sure not to let the dots touch. Once you’re done, grab a Q-tip, dip it in alcohol, and repeatedly dab the Q-tip on the dots you’ve just made.
31. Friendship Bracelets
6. 3D Paper Hearts
Repeat as necessary. This should make perfect DIY crafts for tweens, indeed! RELATED: DIY Clothes for Teens To Make On The Cheap. Decorate your dollar store mugs with some Sharpies.
15. Duct Tape Sheets
49. DIY Earrings with Watercolor Doodles
When you’re happy with the design, simply bake the mugs in the oven at 400 degrees for 15 minutes to make the design permanent. This should make for some great art projects for teenage students, indeed!
11. Emoji Pouches
27. Color Blocked Bobby Pins
One of the tricks I love about this Segway clone is how it uses a strip of iron-on tape as the edging for the Segway. It definitely beats any steps that require drilling and nailing. This Segway clone is also one of the badass arts and crafts ideas for young adults at home.
34. Tin Lantern
22. Wood Photo Transfer
Don’t be afraid to take your time when cutting out the word art from the foam board. If you rush, you might end up with messy lines and harsh edges. Begin by spraying your black tee with some bleach.
Learn Different Tie Dye Techniques
Then, spray a mixture of 1 part metallic paint and 2 parts water. You could leave the shirt at that, but if you’d like, you could also paint on a few stars or planets. This DIY project can also be one of the coolest homemade crafts for adults.
29. Studded Chuck’s
7. Washi Tape Cereal Box Organizers
Give your ship’s sails an old textured look by soaking typing paper in coffee and letting them dry overnight. Once it’s dry, you can place light pencil marks of parallel lines.
36. Chalkboard Coasters
11. Herringbone Cellphone Cover
This can also be one of the coolest crafts for teens to sell. Give your phone cases some bling by attaching bits of jewelry at the back of the case. Just remember to use a strong glue for this DIY to prevent the jewelry pieces from popping out.
9. Crescent Moon Dreamcatcher
50. Crystal Lip Gloss
Be luau-ready with a set of gorgeous flower crowns. Don’t worry too much if you can’t find florist’s tape. Simply swap the florist’s tape for any type of tape in a black, brown, or dark green shade.