The thing is if you are considering craft projects using buttons, then the first thing that you need to do is source plastic one primarily due to the cost and the easy availability of these. They are also pretty and durable which adds to their use in crafts project. Now that we have established the kind of buttons that you need to use, we would also tell you here that you also need to get an assortment of colors and sizes so that you can get creative with craft projects you want to undertake.
You can get started with button craft projects in a simple way and this is indeed a good idea if you are going to involve kids in these projects. You can start by stringing them together in a mix of colors on a bit of stretchable string to make a nice bracelet. Since buttons are sewn on, this could be one way of using them up in craft projects to create a picture. But if you have small kids involved in such projects, it is better to avoid the use of needles as it could cause accidents.