14 National Grandparents Day Crafts

Create a Grandparents Day Gift With Items You Already Have

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. And, if you're interested, the following links can help you discover more ways to celebrate Grandparents Day on a budget including lots of ideas for National Grandparents Day activities .

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    Handprint Keepsake from Kellie from This Blessed Nest

    Handprint Ornaments With a Ribbon

    Under the Table and Dreaming 

    This Grandparents Day craft will get your kids a little messy which means they are going to have an extra good time doing it. You'll be making a dough recipe with ingredients you already have around the house to make a keepsake handprint ornament. This Grandparents Day craft is the perfect fun project for kids that doubles as a gift.

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    HandPrint Poem from Nana's Corner

    Childs Handprints

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    Type up one of these cute Grandparents Day poems 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 from Activity Village

    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 that looks great when it's done.

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    Our Goofy Grandkids Photo Book from Eighteen25

    A Photo Book That Says &Quot;Our Goofy Grandkids&Quot;
    Eighteen25

    Here's a Grandparents Day craft project 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 from Busy Bee Kids Crafts

    Close up of Love Magnets and Footprint on Refrigerator

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    These footprint magnets 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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    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. If you're short on time, then the grandchild can send Grandma and Grandpa a virtual Grandparents Day card.

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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.

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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. 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 Crafts for Kids from DLTK

    Arts and Crafts With Her Granddaughter

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    There are a ton of great Grandparents Day craft projects at DLTK. Grandkids can make bookmarks, aprons, handprint poems, magazine holders, paperweights, tissue followers, candle holders, and more fun Grandparents Day crafts.

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    Grandparents Day Photo Crafts from Activity Village

    Grandmother and Grandchildren Looking at Photographs

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    These projects are all 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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    Grandparent Award from Busy Bee Kids Crafts

    Boy Presents Grandparents With Certificate of Merit

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    This Grandparents Day craft 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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    Photo Bookmarks from Nearly Crafty

    Senior Woman Relaxing Reading Book on Patio

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    If your grandparents love to read, this photo bookmark idea from Nearly Crafty would be a great Grandparent's Day gift. All you need is a photo, scissors, hole punch, embroidery floss, and cardstock to make this quick and heartfelt gift.

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    Hand Print Flower Pot from Penny Pinchin' Mom

    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. After the pots been decorated and dried, grandma or grandpa can show the little one how to plant a small plant or seeds. 

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    Hanging Frames from Grandparents.com

    Senior Woman Hanging Photo

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    This Grandparents Day craft looks so good, it's hard to believe that it's made just with paper and not actual wooden frames. Add the grandparent's and grandchild's photo to make this fun and touching Grandparents Day craft project.