Sports crafts allow kids to make something creative while learning about a sport they love. With so many different sports out there, there are plenty of options for fun and educational crafts.
From a football-themed wind chime to a soccer ball piggy bank, these 30+ sports crafts will keep kids engaged and entertained for a long time.
- 1. Soccer Ball Placemats
- 2. DIY Football Goal Posts
- 3. Baseball Bean Bag Toss
- 4. Cardboard Box Hockey Rink
- 5. Paper Plate Baseball
- 6. Gymnastics Ribbon Stick
- 7. Paper Plate Discs
- 8. Water Balloon Target Practice
- 9. Sports-Themed Bookmarks
- 10. Hockey Stick Photo Frame
- 11. Cardboard Box Basketball Court
- 12. Sports-Themed Pillows
- 13. Cardboard Box Skate Park
- 14. Mini Sports Figures
- 15. Sports Necklaces
- 16. Sports-Themed Scrapbooks
- 17. Sports-Themed Keychains
- 18. Football Finger Puppets
- 19. Sports Foam Finger
- 20. Sports Trading Cards
- 21. Sports-themed Plant Pots
- 22. Cardboard Bowling Alley
- 23. Sports Medal Hangers
- 24. Sports-Themed Shadow Box
- 25. Race Track Decorations
- 26. Basketball Cupcake Toppers
- 27. Baseball Clock
- That’s A Wrap!
1. Soccer Ball Placemats
Is your kid a soccer fan? Then he/she is going to love making soccer ball placemats. The best part about the craft is - it can be made with just some craft supplies and felt, which are easy to get in your local store! Once the placemats are complete, you can use them to set the table for your soccer-themed parties.
2. DIY Football Goal Posts
If your kid loves everything about football, you can’t miss this! Just by using some leftover craft foam, foam board, and pipe cleaners - your kid can make their own football goalposts in no time.
3. Baseball Bean Bag Toss
Baseball Bean Bag Toss is an innovative craft idea for kids and adults alike. It’s a great craft idea to have fun with your kids on weekends without stepping out. All you need is a wooden board and some bean bags - and it will be done in no time!
4. Cardboard Box Hockey Rink
Got way too many cardboard boxes piled up at home? Make a hockey rink! This craft idea is perfect for hockey fans of all ages. It’s an easy and affordable way to turn a regular cardboard box into an exciting miniature hockey rink.
5. Paper Plate Baseball
This craft is a fun and creative way for kids to show off their love of baseball. It’s a great craft to engage kids at parties with all the extra paper plates lying around. Add some materials to decorate, such as markers, paint, sequins, glitter, and more, to add some fun elements to the craft!
6. Gymnastics Ribbon Stick
Gymnastics Ribbon Stick is a craft idea that is fun and creative for children. All it takes is to just stick the ribbon onto a stick, and your kids can use it as a decor in their room or as a dancing prop! Once done - the ribbon can be decorated with beads, feathers, and other accessories to create a unique and personalized look.
7. Paper Plate Discs
Let your kids test their throwing skills! And, there’s no better way to practice it than by making some paper plate discs - they are affordable, easy, and super fun to make! The best part? Your kids can learn a bit about geometry too.
8. Water Balloon Target Practice
Kids love target games and if you can give it a bit of a twist with some water balloons, it can be a fun target practice game too. Give you kids the chance to get creative with some markers and colorful chalks!
9. Sports-Themed Bookmarks
Are your kids a sports fan and book nerd, too? Let your kids create their own sports-themed bookmarks by painting or decorating the construction paper with the logos and colors of their favorite sports. All you need is some construction paper and some craft supplies!
10. Hockey Stick Photo Frame
Indulge your kid to create a fun photo frame using a hockey stick and other craft materials. You can use an old hockey stick that’s no more in use and attach your kid’s favorite picture in the middle. Once done, hang the frame on the wall or give it as a gift!
11. Cardboard Box Basketball Court
Transform a cardboard box into a mini basketball court for your kids. They can make their miniature basketball court and once done, let them decorate it with fun stickers and markers!
12. Sports-Themed Pillows
This is a great craft for sports fans who are fascinated by a sports-themed bedroom decor. All you need is some fabric, stuffing, and craft supplies. Let your kids go crazy while making their own sports-themed pillows and let them use their favorite logos to decorate them.
13. Cardboard Box Skate Park
Winter is here - and, there can be no better craft idea than to make a mini skate park. All your kid need is a cardboard box, some tape and loads of creativity - your skateboard is ready!
14. Mini Sports Figures
With some organic clay, a few tools, and imagination, your kids can create amazing mini sports figures. Have them shape the clay into their favorite athletes and then use paint and other materials to decorate them.
15. Sports Necklaces
Kids can create their own sports-themed necklaces with beads, yarn, and various sports-themed charms. Let your kids string the beads, charms, and yarn together - and, your necklace is ready!
16. Sports-Themed Scrapbooks
Help your kids make a fun and creative sports-themed scrapbook. All you need is some scrapbook paper, markers, and sports symbols or team logos. Let your kids create a scrapbook dedicated to their favorite sports or teams by decorating the pages with the sports symbols and logos!
17. Sports-Themed Keychains
Your kids will definitely enjoy making some fun and easy sports-themed keychains. All you need is card stock, ribbons, and sports symbols or team logos. Once it’s done, your kids can go ahead and decorate it with their favorite sports symbols and team logos.
18. Football Finger Puppets
The football finger puppets are one-of-a-kind and looks amazing too especially when your kids are cheering for your favorite team. All you need are felt, markers, scissors, and glue - and, your craft will be ready in no time.
19. Sports Foam Finger
Kids can enjoy making their own custom foam finger with just a couple of supplies. All you need is a foam sheet, some markers, and a pair of scissors. Once done, finish it off with some letters and shapes to give it some extra flair!
20. Sports Trading Cards
Kids can make their own sports trading cards with a few basic supplies. They can use a piece of paper, some markers, and a few pieces of tape to make realistic-looking trading cards.
21. Sports-themed Plant Pots
If your kids love plants and sports, why not combine the two and make some sports-themed plant pots? With some paint, construction paper, and glue, your kids can create their own sports-themed plant pots to showcase their favorite plants.
22. Cardboard Bowling Alley
This craft is perfect for a fun day of bowling with the kids. You only need a few cardboard boxes, some tape, and a few foam balls. Have your kids create a mini-bowling alley by taping the cardboard boxes together and, let them test their bowling skills with foam balls.
23. Sports Medal Hangers
Kids can create a special medal hanger to show off their sports achievements. All they need is a piece of wood, some hooks, and a few colorful paints. Kids can then decorate the wood with their favorite sports team colors and hang their medals.
24. Sports-Themed Shadow Box
Shadow boxes are great for displaying sports memorabilia and creating a unique display. If you have a shoebox lying around, your kids create their own sports-themed shadow box with just some craft supplies.
25. Race Track Decorations
Are your kids fans of car races? The the race track decoration craft is sure to win their hearts at once! All you need are some construction papers, glue, and markers. Once done, you can glue them to the wall or a bulletin board and can also use them to decorate their playroom.
26. Basketball Cupcake Toppers
Planning to host a sports-themed birthday party? Then there’s no better idea than to make some basketball cupcake toppers to decorate the cupcakes! Just to make it more fun, you can ask the kids to decorate the toppers with markers and stickers!
27. Baseball Clock
Create a fun baseball clock using a paper plate, a few other materials, and a clock kit. It’s affordable and easy to make and can be made into a great decor piece for your bedroom!
That’s A Wrap!
These are the best sports craft ideas for kids to teach them more about sports while keeping them engaged! We hope you had a lot of fun and learned a few things along the way.
Gather the supplies, watch the tutorials, and have an amazing time making these crafts with your little ones.