13 Crafts For Your Teen Girl

Last week my oldest daughter turned 13.  That’s right, 13!  She’s the craftiest girl I know and is always involved in some Do-It-Yourself project or another.  She didn’t get that gene from me, and as a result I am constantly amazed with her creations!  In honor of her 13th birthday, I asked her to pick her 13 favorite projects to share with all of you.  These crafts are perfect for any teen girl.  We hope you have as much fun with them as we have.  Drumroll please…

  1. Melted Crayon Art
  2. Candles Made From Oranges
  3. Legos (or Barbie Shoes) Liquid Soap
  4. Knockoff Elastic Headbands
  5. Friendship Bracelet Earbuds
  6. Make Your Own Bubble Gum Machine
  7. Watermelon Slushy
  8. Tutu Bed Skirt
  9. Chocolate Balloon
  10. Crayon Valentines
  11. Finger Knitting
  12. Paint Chip Bookmarks
  13. Jewelry Displays

Happy 13th birthday LRD.  I love you so much and am so proud to be your mom.  You amaze me each and every day!

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Child clinical psychologist, wife, and mom of four blogging about her 'Perfectly Imperfect' parenting solutions.

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  1. hi im a tween and i was looking for ideas then i came upon this website also i was wondering if you can give me some more ideas. i did a lot of these on your website. if u give me more ideas that would be great. i love your website ,thanks and bye

  2. Hi,
    i am a tween and was looking for projects to make for my friends and I came upon this site. I read the list of art projects and thought they all sounded really cool, so I clicked on ‘Candles made from Oranges’ and it brought me to a wedding site. I got confused so I clicked on ‘Melted Crayon Art’ and it brought me to a website that looked right. I searched “melted crayon art” though and it didn’t have any results. I was wondering if you could explain to me because I really want to make that because I think it looks really cool.
    Thank you.

  3. I’m a teen and I was looking for some craft ideas since its summer vacation and I have more free time, and I have to say that I LOVED all of these ideas. I’m going to try to try them all by the end of vacation!

  4. I hate your craftS!!!!!!!
    jUST KIDDING i love them

  5. Maktaknikeaka says:

    I’m a tween and I love your craft ideas. When I have nothing to do I do your crafts….

  6. Theese are really cool! Could you post more like them

  7. Michelle says:

    Im 13 and Ive tried most of these crafys and they re super fun!!!! Could you post some more long term supercomplicated crafts to do for the rest of summer? Thanks ????

  8. When I click on the melted crayon art, it never gives any direction… I wanted to try this with my title next door neighbor. She is 11and I think she would really enjoy. Please test ink again. Thanks

  9. So, I was googling some craft ideas and like others above found this, I thought it was a little weird because all of those are my favorite crafts to do and I even had to ask my mom if it was her blog secretly, but I just thought I would let you know that I think it is cool that you are posting these.

  10. Heya i’m for the first time here. I found this board
    and I find It really useful & it helped me out much. I hope to give something back and help
    others like you aided me.

  11. Im a tween, and my new BFF was coming to my house for the first time. We had loads of fun and she soooo wants to come back! Thanks!!!

  12. Great ideas! My oldest daughter will be turning 13 in a bit and I was looking for ideas for her “tea party”! I like the chocolate balloon idea for the sorbet I am planning on making – do I need to coat the balloon with anything first?

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