Are your kids creative? Do they enjoy working with their hands and making things? If so, they will enjoy macrame. And there are plenty of easy kids macrame projects that they can work on.
20 Macrame Crafts for Kids
Below are 20 easy kids macrame projects that are perfect for kids. We have included super simple projects that are perfect for younger kids as well as more intricate patterns.
All these macrame for kids projects will keep them busy and entertained for hours. Before starting, know the basic macrame tools to make the whole process a lot easier.
1. Angel Wings Christmas Ornament DIY Macrame for Kids by MacrameAndCrochetDiy
Here is a super simple macrame for kids project that they will certainly be proud of. It would make a great gift idea for a grandparent. It would also be the ideal crating project for a Sunday school class.
The DIY macrame tutorial provides a supplies list, detailed instructions, and plenty of pictures. This tutorial is very detailed and suitable for older children who will be able to follow each step.
2. DIY Friendship Bracelet Pattern Micro Macrame Tutorial for Kids by GrannysPatternsPDF
Friendship bracelets are super simple and perfect for younger children. Once they learn how easy these are to make, they will make one for each of their friends.
The PDF download includes written instructions and pictures. You can pick out rainbow colours, or let your child choose their favourite colour combination.
Find more friendship bracelet patterns HERE.
3. Alternating Half Hitch Friendship Bracelet Tutorial from Craft Jam
Are you looking for a free macrame for kids project to get them interested in the craft? Here is an easy how to make friendship bracelets for beginners tutorial.
There are 3 different friendship bracelet tutorials. There are written instructions along with very helpful photos. Your children will be able to start with the easiest bracelet and graduate to the hardest.
4. Jack Skellington Ornament Easy Macrame for Kids Pattern by MacrameAndCrochetDiy
Kids love making cute little figures. And this Jack Skellington would be perfect for any Nightmare Before Christmas fan.
The macrame for kids download includes a supplies list, detailed instructions, pictures, and instructions for making the knots.
5. Macrame Wreath Ornament by Fiction and Fibers
Christmas time is the perfect opportunity to get your children interested in the art of macrame. They can make several of these wreath ornaments to decorate the tree or use as decorations for presents.
This macrame wreath ornament is extremely simple. It only uses the reverse Lark’s head knot. The macrame for kids pattern includes a photo tutorial as well as a cheat sheet.
6. Macrame for Kids Pattern Metal Triangle Wall Hanging by imogenmoon
Children will be so impressed with the results of this macrame for kids project. It is a super easy design that is stunning when completed. This project is perfect for making gifts for Mother’s Day or birthdays.
This classy macrame wall hanging pattern can be used with any sized triangle frame. The PDF download includes step-by-step written instructions, detailed instructions of each required knot, links to video clips of required knots, and a supplies list.
7. Moon Wall Hanging Easy Macrame for Kids Pattern by MacrameAndCrochetDIY
How cute is this tiny dreamcatcher? Kids love these and will want to make them to hang in their bedrooms.
This macrame for kids pattern is for older children who can follow a step-by-step tutorial. This design will keep them busy and off electronic devices for a long time.
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8. Macrame Crafts for Kids at Home | Macrame Hanging Planters
Here is another free DIY macrame for kids project. It is intended for children in grades K-5. To complete the pattern, you will need macrame string, a metal ring, a pair of scissors, a marker, a ruler, and a tiny pot for the succulent.
This is a video tutorial you can watch with your children and help them through each step. Even though it is intended for K-5 age children, there is some cutting, and measuring involved that may be difficult for younger kids.
9. Easy Kids Macrame Keychain by MacrameAndCrochetDIY
Here is another fun and straightforward macrame for kids keychain project. It is a step up from a friendship bracelet.
The DIY macrame PDF tutorial is 8 pages long and contains over 30 photos. There are also detailed instructions for tying the knots. This would be a great project for a middle-aged child.
10. Kids Macrame Pattern by ReformFibers
This would be a great macrame for kids project. You can let your kids pick out their favourite colours to create a wall hanging to decorate their bedroom.
To make this pattern even easier, the pattern can be followed alongside the artist’s macrame videos. The approximate size of the completed macrame wall hanging is 10 inches (25.40 cm) by 28 inches (71.12 cm).
11. Mini Macrame Wall Hanging Kids Craft by nottandtwine
Here is a wonderful pattern that is ideal for children who are ready to start creating more complicated pieces of artwork. This macrame for kids pattern is recommended for ages 8+.
To make this little DIY macrame wall hanging, you will need to supply an 18 cm wooden dowel, macrame cord, a ruler, and a pair of scissors.
12. Macrame Angel Ornament Pattern by CALMSOULdecor
This macrame angel is a little more detailed than the pattern listed above. If your child is wanting to create an angel that is a little more detailed, this is a great project. And the finished angel is beautiful.
The DIY macrame download contains a step-by-step written tutorial and pictures for each step. Also included is a knot guide with illustrations for completing all the knots used.
13. 3 Macrame Keychain Patterns by Macrametix
Is one keychain pattern not enough for your little ones? This download includes 3 different patterns. There is an easy pattern, a moderate pattern, and a more complicated pattern.
This macrame for kids PDF tutorial contains many photos and detailed step-by-step instructions. For each keychain, you will need a key ring and about 10 feet (3 m) of 3 mm diameter macrame cord.
14. Double Diamond Macrame Crafts for Kids by ZoesKnots
Here is an interesting pattern that can be completed by a child. It is a simple pattern that only uses 2 knots. Kids will love making this fun design and giving it as a gift.
The completed macrame wall hanging is a total of 17.5 inches (44.45 cm) long from the wooden dowel to the bottom of the tassels, and 6.5 inches (16.51 cm) wide.
15. DIY Crafts for Kids: Rainbow, Colourful Macrame Feathers/Leaves!
Feathers are fun for kids to make. They only use simple knots and then the cords are brushed out. If you are looking for a free DIY macrame pattern for a rainy day, this would be a fun project.
To make these leaves you only need 3 mm single strand twisted string (in a variety of colours), scissors, a measuring tape, and a comb or pet brush.
16. Christmas Hanging Ornament Kids Macrame Pattern by MacrameAndCrochetDIY
Here is another gorgeous wreath ornament. Your kids can make a bunch of these in a wide variety of colours. This macrame for kids pattern is 9 pages long and has over 30 photos.
17. Macrame Doll Making for Kids
Check out this free DIY macrame for kids video tutorial. Children will enjoy making these cute little dolls for their friends.
Each doll uses 2 colours of macrame cord and one wooden bead.
18. DIY Macrame for Kids Minimalist Plant Hanger by LandOfMacrame
Are you looking for a kid-friendly plant hanger pattern? This one is fun and quick.
The macrame plant hanger is made from 6 mm durable cotton rope. Completed, the plant hanger will measure approximately 33 inches (85 cm) long from the top loop to the end of the basket (not including the tassel).
19. Unicorn Macrame Tapestry Pattern by MacrameIsLove
What little girl would not want to make this DIY macrame wall hanging to decorate her room? This mythological and colourful unicorn pattern will keep your child busy for a long time. And when they are done, they will be so proud of their creation.
The beginner-friendly pattern includes step-by-step instructions with pictures along with a knot guide. The finished tapestry size will measure about 11.4 inches (29 cm) wide by 18.5 inches (47 cm) long.
20. EASY DIY ANGEL | Christmas Craft ideas by Macrame School
This is a really easy DIY macrame angel that kids and adults will love making. It uses minimal knots. It is a quick project that would be great for a Sunday School project. Simply gather all the supplies beforehand, then play the step-by-step video tutorial during the class.
ARE YOUR CHILDREN CRAFTY AND CREATIVE? IF SO, THEY WILL LOVE WORKING ON THESE KIDS MACRAME PROJECTS.
It can be hard to get your kids out from in front of the TV. Children today are obsessed with technology. If you are looking for a fun way to keep them busy and get their mind working, have them knot up some of these macrame for kids projects.