Crafts with plastic caps for children

Plastic plugs

Now that the little ones are on vacation, why not take advantage of sharing activities with them that awaken their creativity? Plastic caps become a cheap material, easy to obtain and easy to work with. Discover everything you can do with them thanks to this small selection of crafts with plastic caps for children that we have created.

spinning tops

One of the simplest and fastest to do but what more hours of play will it provide them with. You will have to help the little ones make a hole in the plastic caps with a needle or hot punch so that they can insert a stick with which to spin the top. Of course, this stick will have to have a point at one end and that will also be up to you. It is the only drawback of this craft, that most of it will be the work of adults, although we can always encourage the little ones to decorate the caps with stickers, glitter...


Some colored cardboard, some plastic plugs, some adhesive to fix the pieces and a lot of creativity is all you need to create animals like the ones in the image below. Use the plugs to create the heads of the animals and once done, remember pieces of cardboard to complete the figure of the desired animal. You have enough ideas in the image to get started!

Spinning tops, fish and other animals


Yes, fish are animals, and there are already examples in the images of how to create them, but we found this tutorial on YouTube and we couldn't help but share it with you. In it you can see a very complete step by step to make fish with plastic plugs. Take a look and get inspired to create your own designs with your little one.


Other animals that can be very fun to create are worms and snakes. To do it you will need a rope, many tampons of the same size but different colors so that the result is more fun and some materials to create the eyes or the tongue.

Worms with plastic caps


It is one of the crafts with plastic caps for children that we like the most. Because? Because It is a very free activity which allows children to explore their creativity using all types of materials. A piece of cardboard will serve as a base and with materials around the house you can create collages as fun as the following ones. Provide them with various materials: cut-outs, colored cardboard, straws, yarn and let them use them in their own way.

Collages with plastic plugs


Make It your own offers us some ideas for create necklaces from a plastic cap. The result, as you can see in the following image, is fantastic. Imagine how proud the little ones will feel wearing these jewels later. And all you need to do this are some beads, colored threads and scissors as explained in this step by step.

Plastic Plug Collars

Catches dreams and mobiles

If you have always wanted to place a dream catcher or mobile in the children's bedroom, why not create them next to them? Tampons, beads and pens is all you will need for it. Also, of course imagination or sources of inspiration. We love how colorful they can be and the color they can add to a room.

Mobiles and curtains


This is a simple craft but it will take you time and in which you can also recycle caps. other parts of plastic bottles in order to create a more colorful and dynamic set. The idea is that you measure a window that you want to give color to, find a branch the width of it and, like a mobile, place several ropes and decorate them with pieces of colored plastic.

There is no rule to create these curtains. You can play with the arrangement of objects, placing some caps vertically, others horizontally and interspersing these with bottle bottoms or even small plastic bottles. Have fun!

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