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Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens

Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens

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These cool crafts for teens are fun and easy to make! Today, put away all gadgets for a fun-filled afternoon of DIY projects. Spend some time with your friends or family and release your creative juices! Scroll down and check out these awesome craft ideas!

Crafts For Teens | Fun, Easy, and Useful DIYs

Most days, it seems teens can’t get enough of their cellphones and social media. They’re constantly scrolling through their Newsfeeds, looking for the next trend and the latest viral videso. Today, why not dare them to ditch the gadgets and challenge them with some cool crafts to make at home? Plus points if they end up loving their work and post it on their social media for their friends to hit “Like!”

1. Pompom Keychain

Pompom Keychain | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
DIY Pom Pom Keychain Bag Charm by Made In A Day

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.

2. Marbled Clay Ring Dish

Marbled Clay Ring Dish | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
Marbled Clay Ring Dish by A Beautiful Mess

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. Let the bowl cool, and paint the rim of the bowl with a metallic gold color.

3. Convertible Necklace Headband

Convertible Necklace Headband | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
DIY Convertible Necklace Headband by Creme De La Craft

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. 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.

4. Faux Leather Bow Keychains

Faux Leather Bow Keychains | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
Faux Leather Bow Keychains by Happy Girly Crafty

Don’t forget to use strong glue for these leather bow keychains. You’ll need it to hold the bow together and to attach the centerpiece to the bow.

5. Knot Pillow

Knot Pillow | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
DIY Knot Pillow by Beth Huntington

The secret to nailing this knot pillow is to think of it as a pretzel. Take note of the weaves and the knots of a pretzel for you to be able to make this DIY easily. 

6. Faux Crystals

Faux Crystals | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
DIY Faux Crystals with Rocks by Love Maegan

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.

7. Emoji Pouches

Emoji Pouches | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
Hearts in eyes emoji zipper pouches by See Kate Sew

Do your kids message 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. You can get your kids to help you out with this one.

8. DIY Elbow Patches

DIY Elbow Patches | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
DIY Elbow Patch by Honestly WTF

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.

9. Cork Succulents

Cork Succulents | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
Succulents Cork Magnets by Alissa Rose

This is my little DIY project for all the wine corks I have lying around. Simply hollow out the cork, stick a magnetont the back, place a pinch of dirt in the hollowed-out cork, and fit a succulent inside. That’s all it takes!

10. Duct Tape Flowers

Duct Tape Flowers | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
Duct Tape Flowers by What Will We Do Today

Start by cutting strips of duct tape longer than the width of the tape. 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.

11. Tape Nail Art

Tape Nail Art | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
Cute Nail Designs | Easy Nail Tape Art by DIY Projects

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.

12. Baseball String Bracelet

Baseball String Bracelet | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
Baseball String Bracelet by I Can’t Find The Time

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.

13. Sharpie Tie Dye Tee

Sharpie Tie Dye Tee | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
Sharpie Tie Dye T-Shirt by DIY Projects For Teens

Place a tee on top of a mason jar and secure it in place with a rubber band or two. 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. Repeat as necessary.

14. Anthropologie Inspired Mugs

 Anthropologie Inspired Mugs | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
DIY Anthropologie Coffee Mugs by Home Heart Craft

Decorate your dollar store mugs with some Sharpies. 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.

15. Thumb Tack Word Art

Thumb Tack Word Art | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
Dollar Store Crafts | Letter Art with Thumb Tacks by DIY Projects

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.

16. Galaxy Print Tee

Galaxy Print Tee | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
DIY Galaxy print t-shirt By Hand London

Begin by spraying your black tee with some bleach. 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.

17. Ship In A Bottle

Ship In A Bottle | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
Building A Ship In A Bottle by Instructables

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. This can also be one of the coolest crafts for teens to sell.

18. Flower Crowns

Flower Crowns | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
How to Make a Flower Crown | Pretty Flower Headbands by DIY Projects

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.

19. Peony Headband

Peony Headband | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
How To Make A Gorgeous Real Flower Headband by Bridal Musings

The secret to getting the floral arrangement to stay on is to have it stick onto a piece of cardboard. Don’t be shy when putting on a lot of floral adhesives as well.

20. Studded Chuck’s

Studded Chuck's | Cool Crafts for Teens | DIY Projects for Teens
DIY Studded Converse by Trinkets In Bloom

Give Chucks a whole new look with this DIY. By the way, be extra careful when piercing the shoe with a pair of sharp scissors!