Our easy craft ideas for seniors are perfect for all abilities.Welcome to “Crafts Central Get a variety of ideas with affordable craft supplies. This page points you to crafts for parties, seasonal and holiday crafts, fun food crafts, crafts for gifts, and more. Our Easy Craft Ideas… We have fall, winter, spring and summer crafts…Continue reading

Learn how to paint glass with our easy tips and ideas Painting glass is a simple crafts project, when you use the right art materials and paints. (And excellent for those indoor January and February winter crafts for the elderly too). Even if you don’t consider yourself to be an “artist,” glass painting can be…Continue reading

These festive valentines crafts are easy to make! and made with inexpensive craft supplies. Any are great Valentine’s Day activities for seniors and elderly. They’re also easy to modify for those who need more help. So see what you can do with them to fit your needs. (For more general activities to do during the…Continue reading

Welcome to our page about simple Christmas crafts for seniors and elderly (fun to do with kids too)! The craft supplies we use are inexpensive and easy to get, including at craft stores. Be sure to also see more Christmas crafts by following the link to our special page all about pinecone crafts – You’ll…Continue reading

The apple doll has traditionally been one of the favorite folk apple craft ideas, dating back over a hundred years. And it’s very easy to make, (but is done over a time frame). This project is really fun for all ages, including making them with kids. It’s one of the senior activity ideas that can…Continue reading

Our leaf template ideas are ideal for so many arts and crafts projects. Use them for your crafts for seniors, many elderly activities in which you’d like a design to copy, and many other projects — all year round.  After all, leaves are one of the most obvious elements of nature that show the change…Continue reading

Gourd craft ideas are perfect for seniors and elderly! They’re fun all year round, but particularly make great fall craft projects. I love the lumpy, bumpy kinds that suggest all sorts of funny and weird characters. And these gourds so easy! And can be adjusted to all activity levels. Just take a look at the…Continue reading

This whimsical lollipop valentine centerpiece is really two crafts in one. You can paint the clay pot too! And there are many variations to decorate this project. Use it on the mantle, food buffet, or on a table. If you have a long table – make two or three! This centerpiece also makes a great…Continue reading

Our 4th Of July Crafts page uses easy craft supplies and concepts, and many can be done outdoors too. From centerpieces, to food activities, to party ideas, we have a nice variety. (And you can change out the color and themes on this page to suit other holidays as well!) See further below on how…Continue reading

This apple valentine centerpiece includes a very unique hand-painted apple that’s easy to make! And the flameless candle adds sparkle. The “painting” on this apple is really just a line drawing done with a fine-tipped, white opaque marker. (If you eat the apple later, it would have to be peeled!) The daisy and vine design…Continue reading