11 National Grandparents Day Crafts

Grandfather Building a Robot With His Grandchildren

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National Grandparents Day crafts make great projects for grandkids to prepare for their grandparents. Not only do they get to spend time honoring their grandparents but they also get to give the finished masterpiece to their grandparents as a gift.

These National Grandparents Day crafts also are an excellent way for a grandchild and a grandparent to spend time together. They'll have fun completing the craft project and have a wonderful memento of the fun time they had together. All the National Grandparents Day crafts below are free projects that mostly use items that you already have around the house.

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    Handprint Poem

    Childs Handprints

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    Type up one of these cute Grandparents Day poems from Nana's Corner and add the grandchild's handprint for a fun Grandparents Day craft project. This can be customized in just about every way possible, so let the grandchild use their imagination for this touching Grandparent's Day craft project.

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    Silhouette National Grandparents Day Craft

    Silhouette of Child on Swing at Sunset

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    Help your child make a silhouette of themselves to give to their grandparents. It only takes a few items that you probably already have laying around your home. This is a great Grandparents Day craft from Activity Village that looks great when it's done.

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    Grandparents Flower Pot Photo Frame

    Grandmother and Grandchildren Looking at Photographs

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    Another group of projects from Activity Village with Grandparents Day craft projects that involve photos. Grandparents love getting pictures of their grandkids, and these are great because they double as a craft and a gift.

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    Our Goofy Grandkids Photo Book

    A Photo Book That Says &Quot;Our Goofy Grandkids&Quot;


    Here's a Grandparents Day craft project from Eighteen25 where the kids use their photos and some cardstock to make a one of a kind gift for the grandparents. Included is the free printable "Our Goofy Grandkids" which can be glued onto the front of the photo album.

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    Foot Print Magnets

    Close up of Love Magnets and Footprint on Refrigerator

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    These footprint magnets from Busy Bee Kids Crafts can easily be made with cardstock and magnets. You can turn this into the ultimate Grandparents Day craft by letting the grandkids decorate the magnets.

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    Grandparent Award

    Boy Presents Grandparents With Certificate of Merit

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    Another Grandparents Day craft from Busy Bee Kids Crafts will let grandma and grandpa know just how much they rock. You'll use a paper plate, paint, and ribbon to create an award for Grandma or Grandpa. Kids can take this Grandparent's Day craft to the next level when decorating the award.

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    Grandparents Day Coloring Pages

    Happy Little Boy Drawing a Picture

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    A fun Grandparents Day craft project is to print out a free Grandparents Day coloring page and have the grandchild color it in and decorate it. Not only does this makes a quick gift that's straight from the heart, but it encourages the child to make a Grandparents Day craft that is meaningful and makes them feel good inside. Grandma or Grandpa can color along and have fun being creative with their grandchild. Take it to the next level and add sequins, feathers, paints, or whatever else you can find.

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    Make a Grandparents Day Craft With a Grandparents Day Poem

    Girl Writing Poem

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    A Grandparents Day poem can be put on a card, certificate, photo, handprint, or just about anything. A little bit of flair later, and you have a fun Grandparent's Day craft project that can be done alone or together. Any Grandparents Day craft you make will only be better with one of these touching Grandparents Day poems attached.

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    Grandparents Day Cards

    Happy Multi-Generation Listening to Mature Woman Reading Greeting Card in Park

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    There are a ton of printable Grandparents Day cards here that would make a Grandparents Day craft turned gift. Most of these cards can be colored and decorated and it would be a fun activity to do together. If you're short on time, then the grandchild can send Grandma and Grandpa a virtual Grandparents Day card. However you get them a card, they're sure to love it and cherish it for years to come.

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    Grandparents Day Crafts for Kids

    Arts and Crafts With Her Granddaughter

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    There are a ton of great Grandparents Day craft projects at DLTK's Crafts for Kids. Grandkids can make bookmarks, aprons, handprint poems, magazine holders, paperweights, tissue followers, candle holders, and more fun Grandparents Day crafts. Some of these are simple printables that will be ready in minutes and others take a little bit more time but mean a lot more. Which one does your grandchild want to make?

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    Hand Print Flower Pot

    Girl Putting Plant in Pot

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    Penny Pinchin' Mom has a Grandparent's Day craft project that's meant to be a gift, but I think it would be so much more special to do as an activity between a grandparent and grandchild. All you need is a terracotta pot, some paint, and a few supplies for this fun but simple craft project. Any other decorations that would be fun to put on the pot should be included. After the pots have been decorated and dried, grandma or grandpa can show the little one how to plant a small plant or seeds. Either the grandparent or the grandchild can keep the plant. It might be a cute idea to trade it back and forth to take care of it.