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

Finding a hobby (a new one?) just right for you can give you a lifetime of enjoyment, far into your retirement years. The main thing to consider is what do you really like? Not what your family tree or best friend thinks you should like – It is for you! Do you think you’re not…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

Santa crafts are perfect winter senior activities during the holidays. And we have several easy projects! Some are also edible holiday treats. The craft materials are easy too. Many of these could be used as elves too! Whatever craft supplies you don’t have around. you can get most either from a local craft store or…Continue reading

Our ideas for painting clay pots for flowers, plants and gardens, and more… on this page. Clay pots (or even plastic pots) are a popular craft item. Use these for yourself or to give with flower gifts, for a house plant, even an outdoor garden. Giving them along with a packet of flower seeds or…Continue reading

Picture frame crafts can be simple or very fancy, and perfect to give as gifts. Plus, frame your own art or photo. These crafts make great senior activities too. And simple to modify for those who need extra help, as with the beaded frame. The best type of frame to use is one with a…Continue reading

Making nice things, like a lavender pillow, that can be used, or given as gifts are favorite senior activities. And this also makes a great craft for the elderly who may have some limitations too, with a little extra help. A pillow filled with lavender is a popular aromatherapy project, and really easy to make….Continue reading

Get lots of layout designs, collage and craft templates!You’ll find these templates useful for many of your arts and crafts. They’re handy for projects of all kinds, including scrapbooking, greeting cards and flyers. And all of our templates here are all free! A great craft or art project — whether scrap booking, greeting cards, collages,…Continue reading

Our web site uses a lot of recycled crafts for our projects. By that we mean using a lot of materials that you may already have around or can get inexpensively. See our how-to projects and what you will need! It’s a good idea to have a craft supply box (or boxes!) Have family, friends,…Continue reading

We’ve had readers ask us for more elderly activities that can be done with kids, including when visiting a family member — whether at their homes, assisted living, or a nursing home. Kids of all ages tend to get bored and restless fast; and since the purpose of a visit is to visit, it’s a…Continue reading