Are you tired of hearing your kids whine, “I’m bored!” every time the sun shines? Do you want to keep them entertained without breaking the bank? Look no further than the world of DIY suncatchers!
DIY Suncatcher is a fantastic way to keep kids of all ages occupied while sparking their creativity. Plus, they add a pop of color to any window and are a great reminder of sunny days even when the weather outside is frightful.
But with so many amazing options out there, how do you choose which suncatcher diy projects to tackle? Fear not, because we’ve scoured the internet to bring you the 35 best DIY suncatchers for kids of all ages!
From simple projects using just tissue paper and glue to more complex designs involving beads and wire, there’s something for everyone on this list. So gather your supplies, clear off the kitchen table, and get ready to make some sun-catching magic.
Warning: crafting suncatchers may result in happy children, a colorful home, and a newfound appreciation for the sun’s power. Proceed with caution!
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1. Glass Beads DIY Suncatcher
These dazzling beauties are sure to catch the sunlight and your eye. You only need some clear crystal beads, a wire frame, and a bit of string to create your unique design. Not only is this DIY a great way to repurpose old beads, but it also makes for a fun activity for your kids or friends.
Just be warned, you may find yourself getting lost in the mesmerizing beauty of these suncatchers – so make sure to set aside some time to enjoy the sparkle!
2. Kids Handprint Suncatcher
Looking for a fun indoor DIY project to make with your kids and family? Then look no further than this Kids Handprint Suncatcher. It will be a perfect opportunity to spend time with your kids while brightening the home. So check out the tutorial now and save it for your next DIY project.
3. Wax Paper Suncatcher
There will likely be no home with kids that don’t have used crayons lying around the house. This DIY suncatcher will put them to great use.
It is so colorful and only has a few simple steps to create it. You can hang the suncatcher anywhere and enjoy the bright colors!
4. DIY Cardboard Roll Flower Suncatcher
We all get obsessed with flowers and plants when the spring and summer months roll around. And this DIY project is all about that.
It is a simple suncatcher made with cardboard rolls. The best part is that you will probably have most of the supplies in your home already. You can also use old suction cup to create the flowers. So, why late? Let’s do this.
5. Easter Tissue Paper Suncatcher
The best way to gather your family to spend some quality time during Easter is by making them do a DIY craft project. This simple tutorial shows how to make a cross-shaped suncatcher using simple materials like tissue paper pieces, scissors, a pen, gel glue, clear glue, etc. So, this Easter, let’s go crafting.
Your kids will also love these Ester Craft ideas.
6. Simple And Easy Diy Suncatcher For Kids
Looking for a suncatcher project that won’t leave you feeling like you need a degree in arts and crafts? Look no further than this Simple and Easy DIY Suncatcher.
This project is so easy that even a toddler could do it (with a bit of adult supervision, of course). Plus, this project is so simple that you can whip up a bunch of them in no time. Perfect for those days when you need to keep your kids entertained but don’t have the energy for a complex art project.
7. DIY Paper Plate Suncatcher For Toddlers
Rainbow suncatcher? Yes!!!!
This paper plate DIY sun catcher is a fun and great way to teach your toddler the colors and how we can differentiate them. So why late? Grab a few paper plates, scissors, and coloured tissue paper, and get the work done already! Hang the final product to your window using ribbon or fishing line.
Also, check out our other Paper Plate Crafts that you can also turn into suncatchers.
8. Chalk Mosaic Art Suncatcher
Sometimes you might run out of ideas for your next DIY project. But don’t worry! We are here for some inspiration. This tutorial will make you learn on how to make mosaic art with chalk that can serve as a suncatcher when drawn on windows.
9. DIY Pendant Suncatcher
Image and tutorial by Live Craft Love
Want to add some charm to your suncatcher collection? Why not give the DIY Pendant Suncatcher a try?
This project is perfect for anyone who loves jewelry and wants to add a bit of sparkle to their home decor. All you need are wire cutters, needle nose pliers, a pendant frame, and colorful beads.
10. DIY Rainbow Heart Tissue paper Suncatchers
Want to show the love you feel for your partner, kids, or family? Then these DIY rainbow heart suncatchers are just for you.
They will indeed create a loving and fun atmosphere that your people will love.
Check out our Tissue Paper Craft Ideas for more inspiration.
11. DIY Plastic Lid Suncatchers
It’s time to teach your kids the importance of upcycling. And there is no better way than to create these DIY plastic lid sun catchers because we all know plastic isn’t good for this planet, and you can contribute to a greener environment by repurposing some plastic lids lying around in your home.
12. DIY Faux Stained Glass Suncatcher
Whether you want to jazz up your own home or create a thoughtful gift for a loved one, this DIY Faux Stained Glass Suncatcher is the perfect project for anyone who loves a bit of sparkle in their life.
13. Lace And Ribbon Heart Suncatcher
Looking for a suncatcher project that will make your heart skip a beat? Give the Lace and Ribbon Heart Suncatcher a try!
This project is perfect for anyone who loves a bit of romance and whimsy in their home decor.
14. DIY Cosmic Pendant Suncatcher
Did you know that this Suncatcher uses white plastic lid from yogurt containers? You just need glue, food dye, or watercolor paints, coffee filters to give the cosmic touch. Check out the simple instructions and start creating this fantastic project!
15. Drinking Straw Suncatcher
Looking for a suncatcher project that’s quirky and a lot of fun? Why not give the Drinking Straw Suncatcher a try?
This project is perfect for anyone who loves a good DIY challenge and wants to repurpose those old drinking straws lying around in their kitchen drawer.
16. Bug Suncatcher
Looking for a suncatcher project that will have you buzzing with excitement? Give the Bug Suncatcher a try!
This project is perfect for anyone who loves creepy crawlies and wants to bring a bit of the outdoors inside.
17. Butterfly Suncatcher
Warning – this Suncatcher may cause some severe envy from your neighbors. They may even start asking you to make them their suncatchers.
So whether you’re looking for a unique way to add color to your home or simply want to impress your friends with your DIY skills, the butterfly Suncatcher is the perfect project for anyone who loves to think outside the box.
18. DIY Oil Suncatcher
Did you know that paper becomes translucent when dipped in oil? Check out this simple tutorial to learn how to create a fantastic suncatcher with simple things.
19. DIY Fall Art Suncatcher
DIY Fall art suncatchers are the perfect way to bring a touch of Autumn into your home. These easy and fun craft projects let you get creative with different materials and make beautiful works of art.
Perfect for a window, these suncatchers use items such as leaves, pinecones, clear contact paper, and paint to recreate the beauty of the Autumn season.
Check out our Fall crafts article for more inspiration.
20. DIY Watermelon Paper Plate And Tissue Sunscratcher
Making a DIY watermelon suncatcher is a fun and easy summer craft for kids. All you need is a paper plate, tissue paper, and some glue, and you can create beautiful art that looks like a watermelon. So why late? Get started with this simple and fun DIY project.
21. Crayon Shavings Suncatcher
Who knew we could make a fun and beautiful suncatcher out of crayon shavings? I am sure there will be many used crayons lying around the house. So grab them all, and try creating this beautiful thin layer heart-shaped suncatcher that will surely steal the hearts of your guests.
22. Crystal Beads And Wire DIY Suncatcher
You probably have tons of beads lying in the drawers if you have girls. Need help in figuring out what to do with them? Don’t worry. This DIY project is just for you.
Check out the tutorial and learn how to repurpose the beads and make a fantastic suncatcher that will surely make your place bright and colorful.
23. Gnome Suncatcher
Who doesn’t love making cute and easy kid-friendly suncatchers that are especially fun during winters when everything turns cold and gray?
This Gnome suncatcher is a great inspiration that can turn on your creative brain and create something that adds personality to your room.
24. Halloween Theme Suncatchers
Want to spookify your windows with our Halloween-themed? These devilishly delightful pumpkins will cast a spell on anyone who dares to look their way.
Check out the tutorial; it is effortless to create your Halloween-themed suncatchers.
25. Piet Inspired Window
This window will have you feeling like you’re in the middle of a modern art gallery, with its bold lines and vibrant colors. Whether you’re an art connoisseur or just want a fun way to spice up your space, this window is perfect.
So why settle for a plain old window when you can have a piece of art that doubles as a natural light source? So don’t wait; get your Piet-inspired window today!
26. Stained Glass And Leaf Suncatcher
Fall will be here in no time! And we know you want to show people how much you enjoy all the wonderful autumn colors.
This DIY Autumn inspired suncatcher is the best way to celebrate your sweater weather. Check out the tutorial and get your creative juices flowing!
27. 4th Of July Flag Suncatcher
Show your family your 4th of July pride by making this DIY suncatcher. This project is also a perfect craft to do on a hot summer day. Once done, this will glow like fireworks inside the room. You can also make your loved ones try different types of tissue paper suncatchers that match the theme to spend some quality time together.
28. Easy Pokeball Suncatcher For Kids
Attention all Pokemon trainers! Catch them all with this statement Pokeball suncatcher! These fun and colorful decorations will surely make you feel like you are in the middle of a Pokemon battle.
Hang them in your window and let the sun shine through, creating a magical ambiance that will have Pikachu himself feeling right at home.
29. Free Printable Contact paper Butterfly Suncatcher
Flutter your way to a brighter day with this free printable butterfly suncatcher! This DIY masterpiece will make you feel like a crafting champ. Print out the provided butterfly template, grab your favorite colored markers or crayons, and let your creativity take flight.
Then, hang your finished masterpiece on a sunny window and watch as the colors come to life, creating a beautiful display that’s sure to put a smile on your face. This suncatcher is the ultimate mood booster, perfect for kids and adults alike.
30. DIY Colorful Caterpillar
Get ready to crawl your way to a rainbow of colors with this DIY colorful caterpillar suncatcher!
This project will bring out your inner child and make you feel a little bit like a mad scientist.
31. DIY Bottle Cap Suncatchers
Get ready to pop the top off your creativity with our DIY Bottle Cap Suncatchers! These upcycled masterpieces will make you see bottle caps in a whole new light. All you need is some colorful paint, string, and of course, a stash of bottle caps.
32. Homemade Colorful Suncatcher
Brighten up your day with these homemade colorful suncatchers! Made with love, these suncatchers will add a pop of color to any room.
Perfect for kids and adults alike, these DIY decorations are a fun and easy way to get your craft on.
33. Homemade Faux Fireworks Suncatcher
Who says you need to wait for Independence Day to see fireworks? With our homemade faux fireworks suncatcher, you can light up your windows all year round!
This DIY suncatcher is perfect for adding sparkle and pizzazz to your home.
34. DIY Floral Suncatcher Garlands
Spruce up your space with our DIY floral suncatcher garlands! These garlands are the perfect way to add a touch of nature to your room without all the pesky bugs and watering.
With just a few simple and easy steps, you can create a stunning display of colorful flowers to brighten up any room. Hang them in your window and let the sunshine in, creating a beautiful, calming atmosphere.
35. Outdoor Suncatchers
Brighten up your outdoor oasis with these sun-catching masterpieces! They are just the perfect way to add a touch of color and charm to your garden or patio.
Hang them from trees, pergolas, or even your fence, and let the sun work its magic.
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