Share Your Crafts for Adults
(Great for Seniors and Elderly)

blue foil angel craft

Easy crafts for adults are in big demand, and our arts and crafts section is really popular. (Fun for kids too). Crafts are some of the most asked-for activities for seniors.

We’d love to see what you do – and so would our visitors, I can guarantee it! So do you have a project to share? Or special tips? This is the place to do it, and it’s really easy – just jump in and start typing! Photos of your craft are greatly appreciated too – it makes the directions for your project all the more special, and easy to follow.

Sometimes it is more difficult to find crafts that are appropriate and easy for the elderly to make. Many of these crafts for adults can be modified according to the ability level of the person you are working with.

And of course, many can be done with seniors and kids alike! Don't forget to invite the grandkids to join in some of your projects. All it may take are a few simple changes in your approach. Lots of the projects on our web site are also really nice to make and give as gifts.  So check out all the ideas our readers have submitted below.

And we would love to hear from you! Remember, all submissions must be original and yours. Please submit quality projects -- there are many ability levels, so don’t hesitate to enter your idea. We can’t wait to see what you share! And thanks in advance.
Just start typing in the empty box below.

Share A Craft!

Do you have a fun craft to share for adults? (And it may be fun for kids too!) Our readers would love to know. And please do include a photo if you have one!

It couldn't be easier -- just start typing! No need to register for anything.

For the list and links to crafts -- just scroll farther down.

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Craft Ideas From Other Visitors

Click below to see crafts other visitors have shared on this page...

Candy Wreath 
Candy Wreath Get a pine bough wreath and then lots of different kinds of hard candies of all different colors. Unwrap some of them. Take one and …

Shell Crafts 
Here are the steps below on how to recreate these seashell flowers: Materials Needed • cockle seashells halves • strong adhesive glue • …

Plastic Egg Fairy Craft 
This cute fairy craft is made out of a plastic Easter egg, so you can open it up and have a few surprise treats inside. You may have some extras of these …

Candy Jar Leprechaun Craft 
Here's an idea for a cute candy jar leprechaun craft. It's a "pot of gold" that holds all-golden candies, including chocolate coins wrapped in gold foil. …

Hanging Candy Ornament Ball  
A hanging candy ball like this one is also an edible ornament. They make a special hand-crafted gift, or a party decoration. All it takes is a few simple …

Bacon and Eggs Pretzel Craft 
These funny little food crafts are always a big hit, and you can give them away at the holidays. Since they have an egg theme, they're cute at Easter too, …

Fancy Purse Planter Craft 
You can make a very unique planter that is really attractive - it's made with an old purse. Vintage purses, straw, colorful, small purses with a shape …

Metallic Foil Angel Craft 
This blue metallic angel ornament is eye-catching and easy to make. The special sheets of foil can be found at most craft stores. But you could use any …

Marshmallow Crafts for Seniors 
I've come up with some really cute candy and marshmallow crafts for seniors that we can use for different times of the year including holidays. And they're …

One Handed No Help Crafts 
I am asking for ideas for my friend whose stroke left her with only one active hand and living in a nursing home. Anything she can do in bed without …

Easy Decorative Flower for Gift Bag 
Level of difficulty: Easy. Ages it is suitable for: anyone over 7 years old. Time Required: 7-15 minutes, depending on skills and previous crafting experience. …

Ghost Crafts 
We just love making these little Halloween marshmallow ghost crafts. (You can also decorate them for other holidays, besides ghosts for Halloween). And …

Large Silk Butterflies 
I try to come up with one of a kind projects to teach the seniors in my Elder Adult Program with Lutheran Social Services, Big Bear Lake CA. I purchased …

Painting  
pic.1 This is a painting of Lord Unnikrishna. It is a fabric painting done on a cloth using fabric colours (which you can get at the craft store). …

Origami Flower Pot 
Editor's Note Here is another wonderful submission of origami flower pots from our reader in India, who is very talented in this specialized …

Origami Swan 
Editor's Note Here are some beautiful origami swan samples submitted by a reader in India. If you are interested in seeing more about how to …

Wall Hanging 
Things that you need: one red handmade paper one plain handmade paper decorations green ribbon cellophane paper What to do:

Ghost Craft 
To make a hanging ghost craft is really easy when you do it out of a white trash bag. And you could do all kinds of things to decorate it. Or make it as …

Stained Glass Paint 
This is so simple with beautiful results. The "paint" is white corn syrup with food colouring. It works best when applied to a flat surface you can …

Seashell Frame Craft 
This seashell frame craft uses just a few simple materials, and is made with craft sticks. It's a good project to do with kids too. Then just add a photo …

Easy Fabric Collage Ideas 
This easy fabric collage has a faux quilt look and was one of my fall craft projects. But you could use any theme or season. It actually uses designs from …

Mural Painting! 
Get some used bed flat sheets from the thrift store. Wash them and iron them. Hang them up against a wall in an ALF patio or other outdoor area. Tell …

CD Craft 
Almost everyone has some old CDs around. They're fun to use in all kinds of crafts, being so shiny and catching light. This personalized door hanger with …

Recycled CD Cover Picture Frame 
Take an empty plastic CD cover, cut a frame out of cardboard (I use an old cardboard box), leaving an opening for a picture to show through. Use a …

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Fairy Ornament Decoration 
This fairy ornament decoration could also be an angel. It's easy and made with a non-breakable ornament, so very good for elderly activities too. Hang …

Pinecone Craft 
Making a pinecone craft is easy and versatile. All you need is a little imagination and a pinecone or two. Then look at its shape and see what it reminds …

Paper Plate Picture Frame Craft 
Here's a fun picture frame craft - made out of a fancy paper plate! It's especially meaningful if you use a plate from an occasion such as an anniversary, …

Decorate A Candle Craft 
It's easy to decorate a candle to make it special. This one is done in tissue paper! And a little acrylic paint. I used a pillar candle, but you can do …

Pasta Angel Craft 
This pasta angel craft is inexpensive and easy to make, and there are lots of ways to decorate it. You can use them for many things. Use them as ornaments, …

Heart Picture Frame Crafts 
These simple heart picture frame crafts are made with a cookie cutter! You can use them to frame an anniversary or wedding photo, or photo of family and …

Bookworm Bookmark Bead Craft 
People get a kick out of this little bead-craft bookmark that looks like a worm - a bookworm, that is! It is about the simplest craft you can make, and …

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Many thanks to all of the readers who have submitted their great ideas to this Share Forum. We hope you will include some of your own! Be sure to share this page with Google and with your friends!

For even more ideas, see these pages on our web site:
Easy Craft Ideas -- Our "craft central" to point you to different pages.
Crafts For The Elderly -- For different abilities.
Cool Craft Templates -- To use in your various projects.


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