If you’re looking for fun elderly crafts, this list has them all.
The significant part about these activities and ideas is that they’re all relatively simple to do.
On this list, you’ll find art crafts, crochet crafts, and many other crafts that are certain to spark their imagination and creativity.
Let’s dive right in and check them out!
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15 FUN ELDERLY CRAFTS: EASY CRAFTS FOR SENIORS
Some of these crafts will require a bit more effort than others, but they are sure to produce a smile and a beautiful work of art or creation.
They’re all a fun way to keep your minds active and make some pretty cool home décor as well.
Here are 15 fun elderly crafts that anyone of any age can easily do.
#1 Hedgehog Rock Painting
Rock painting is so much fun, and this craft proves just that! Check out the art tutorial here. Give your beautiful creations to grandchildren, or leave them out and about for others to find and enjoy!
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#2 Walnut Shell Manger Ornament
Who knew that you could make the cutest Christmas ornament ever this way? It’s easier than it looks, too. Look at the fun ornament craft here.
#3 Simple Pointillism Art Activity
All of the dots come together to create a beautiful piece of art. See the finished creation and learn how to make it here.
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#4 Infinity Crochet Scarf
If they know how to crochet, this can be a super fun activity. Get the fun pattern here and make a few to give as gifts!
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#5 Marble Painted Snowflake Craft
This winter craft is great to make during the colder months of the year. Find out how to make this for the holidays here.
#6 M&M Painted Rock
This painted rock activity is great for anyone with a sweet tooth! To see these adorable rocks, check them out here.
#7 Mirror Leaf Drawing
What a great way to work on their drawing and memory skills. See the fun art idea here.
#8 Acorn Marble Necklace
Find out how to make an acorn necklace with a few simple supplies. To learn how to make this great gift idea, click here.
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#9 Painted Ladybug Rocks
These ladybug rocks are simple, easy, and adorable. See the cute stones here.
#10 Rustic Acorn Marble Ornaments
A different spin on the acorn necklaces about is to make ornaments for your tree out of them instead.
They’re also beautiful just to hang in the window. The marble really catches the light and creates gorgeous patterns on the wall. Check out the ornaments here.
#11 DIY Christmas Wreath
This wreath craft is a fun way to decorate the front door, and it’s not just for Christmas. This particular style looks beautiful throughout the fall, too. Learn how to make it here.
Plus, once you know how to make a wreath, you can use it to create different versions for every season. I love this Hello Summer Watermelon wreath for summer, for example!
#12 Modeling Clay
With this one easy DIY, you can actually make countless other fun crafts! The truth about modeling clay is that it can be used to make so many fun things! Get the easy recipe here.
#13 Marbled Clay Bracelet
Making this bracelet is fun, and then let them decide who they want to give it to. Use that modeling clay you just made with the above craft to make this one! See the tutorial for it here.
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#14 Crochet Dishcloth
This is another super fun crochet project that they’ll love. Get the pattern here.
#15 DIY Pumpkin Spice Soap
Soap making isn’t hard and is a great skill to learn. See how to make homemade soap here.
Check out this video for a quick summary:
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Which one is your favorite elderly craft? Share more ideas below!
7 thoughts on “Elderly Crafts: 15 Fun Projects Senior Citizens Can Easily Make”
So many fun crafts. I do like the rock painting best.
I’m loving all these great ideas. They would be perfect for at some of my local nursing homes.
Those M&M painted rocks are so cute. I would enjoy painting those!
This is a great list of projects to do. I will share with my mom.
These would be lovely products to make with seniors. It is nice to have some ideas for things to do with the elderly.
wow! So many interesting ideas! I love the walnut shell ornaments! I have so many walnuts!
I think these are fun ideas for them to do. Great list!