Check out this collection of crafts that work great for sleepovers and slumber parties. No matter what you call them - sleepovers, slumber parties, or pajama parties - some parent might dread the thought of a houseful of kids staying over night. The trick to keeping your sanity is keeping the kids busy. Besides offering the kids snacks, movies, and games, consider planning a craft project or two. These craft projects will help the time pass smoothly and make your child's slumber party or sleepover a great success.
All you need for this craft is a bunch of safety pins, some seed beads, and these patterns. making this jewelry will keep the kids busy for a long time.
Let the kids work on some hand sewing skills or take turns using a sewing machine to make these easy bags they can use to carry their pajamas home with them.
The kids will have fun making their own tied blankets or working on one huge one together. This will certainly keep them busy for a couple of hours.
Let the kids each write their own special message on picture frames. You could even let them use a digital camera to take pictures to put in the frames.
These glowing bugs are great for younger kids to make and keep nearby once the lights are turned out.
This is a good project to try if you have a lot of time and space. Everyone at the pay can make their own fashionable t-shirts.
Get a bunch of small pieces of any kind of fabric and let each child cover their own pillow.
The kids at the slumber party will have a great time making personalized slippers. Be aware though that some dimensional paint takes hours and hours to dry.
This tutorial shows you how easy it is for kids to make friendship bracelets they can give to each other. The different colored beads all have different meanings so they can be personalized also.
Let all of the kids design their own magnets using bottle caps and beads.