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This craft category is a huge collection of paper crafts! Crafts with paper: DIY home decor from magazines & newspapers ( paper weaving, paper flower bouquets, wall decors, art projects ), crafts with colorful papers ( origami / paper folding, quilling ), easy papercrafts for kids ( toilet paper roll crafts, easy cards, handprint arts, thumbprint arts ), DIY gifts from paper ( gift box patterns, free printable cards & tags, paper flowers ), seasonal and holiday papercrafts ( Christmas decorations from paper, autumn decorations from paper, spring decors from paper ), upcycling paper crafts ( papermache, newspaper crafts, magazine crafts, paper weaving )... and many more other creative craft ideas with papers! If you are looking for specific paper craft category ( for example: origami or quilling ) please choose a sub-category from the "paper crafts" main menu ( at the top of the page).
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DIY Swinging paper monkey - fun paper craft for kids
Do you have a crafty kid ? Nurture his creative spirit with this fun paper toy by Paper Magic. This swinging monkey is super easy to make, plus you don't need special tools or skills to make one, which makes this fun craft perfect for kids of all ages ! With just a few inexpensive crafts supplies , you'll be giving your child the tools he needs to spark imagination and creative play. Watch Paper Magic's tutorial and craft on!
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DIY Funny movable paper worm - fun paper craft for kids
Rain or shine, you'll love this absolutely adorable & fun kids craft by Paper Magic! This paper ( earth ) worm is such a great craft to use as an instant activity if kids are bored, as a temporary distraction, or as a craft project for kids with short attention spans. It's great to have such fun kids crafts in the stash for slow moments after school, on weekends, or on holidays! We’re sure you and the kids will love them too.
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Simple & adorable chicken Easter card - paper craft for kids
These fun chicken Easter cards by Paper Magic are super cute, very easy to make, and it's just perfect for keeping little ones entertained. This chicken Easter card is a great fun craft for kids that lets them practice their fine motor skills too. The finished chicken Easter cards make adorable wall decorations or you can share them with friends and family members! Plus, because this chicken Easter card is such a simple and easy craft, it’s great for kids of all ages ! Let's get crafting!
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Adorable paper turtle - simple & fun paper craft for kids
Looking for a great indoor activity to keep your children busy? Keep the kids entertained during the school holidays or rainy days with this fun kids craft by Paper Magic! This paper turtle is super easy to make and the outcome is so adorable! We’re sure you and the kids will love them too! This turtle is such great activity for kids of all ages, plus it can be made in under 30 minutes using items that you probably already have around the house! ( No special tools or skills are required! )
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DIY Paper snail craft for kids (easy & fun spring craft for kids )
Watch this detailed step-by-step video tutorial by Paper Magic and learn how to make a super adorable dimensional paper snail ! When it comes to crafting with kids, there's one magical material that always comes through: craft paper. Paper Magic will teach you how to make this lovely little paper snail in no time, out of a simple colorful craft paper . Isn't it wonderful? You may need to help the kids with the small fiddly bits, but the boys ( or girls ) can help out plenty, and the kids will love playing with these fun DIY toys once you’re done! Watch the video and let's get crafting :
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DIY Paper bird feeder - fun spring craft for kids
These craft paper bird feeders by Paper Magic can be made in just minutes and are a fun way to pass the time. Thi s paper bird feeder is such a fun and inexpensive craft , and the best : you can use the paper bird feeder as a fun puppet theater ! ( Just glue the birds on craft sticks instead of the bird feeder and voilá' you have bird puppets ! ) If you need a fun kids craft to do with a whole class of children without breaking the bank, this craft is the perfect choice for you! In this step-by-step tutorial Paper Magic will teach you how to make this fun bird feeder in no time:
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Pear shelf,star money bank and swan basket from cardboard
In this nice step-by-step video craft tutorial you can learn how to make these super adorable and inexpensive kids' room decors completely out from cardboard ! Unbelievably , inst't it? In this video tutorial you will find an adorable pear shape miniature shelf , a super cute ( kawaii ) star shape coin-bank and a gorgeous swan organizer. All of these fun kids' room decors are super easy to make! You can find the free pattern for the pear shelf >>here <<, the star money-bank pattern >>here<< and the swan organizer's free pattern >>here<<
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Easy yarn wrapped foxes - fin fall craft for kids
Do you like to decorate for fall with the kids frugally? We enjoy making super easy and fun paper decorations, but what we really love is involving kids in the decorating process. Kid-made fall decor is the best decor! Here is a lovely and super easy paper craft project by Kids Craft Room your kids will enjoy trying: a cute yarn wrapped fox. With completing a few simple steps, you can craft a yarn wrapped fox and create a lovely fall garland with them, or you could use the finished foxes as fall ornaments or cute fox puppets!
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Easy DIY yarn wrapped tree - fall craft for kids
This yarn wrapped fall tree craft by I Heart CraftyThings is not only gorgeous, but it is also awesome for toddlers and preschoolers for working on strengthening fine motor muscles. You could also prep the activity beforehand and have it ready as an afternoon busy bag activity. These little yarn wrapped trees are simple to craft and even more fun to decorate with! Imagine them hanged on dried branches accompanied with other simple DIY fall decorations ( such as walnut owls or pompom pumpkins! )
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DIY Rocking paper birds - spring craft for kids
These paper birdies are super cute, fun to play with and also really easy to make! ( and you probably already have all the supplies you need to make them! ) You can use these paper birds as cute spring home decors , or seat cards at a fun party, or simply create some with the kids just for fun! Of course, these paper birds will look gorgeous in any color and size! This paper craft can be a great spring class project as well!
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DIY Family weather costume (sun,rainbow and rain costume)
Today, Studio DIY will teach you how to make a super fun, last-minute weather costume for the whole family out of simple clothes and household materials. There are so many options for expanding this DIY family weather costume : just add a lightning bolt, a sky, a cute tornado, a snowflake or even a blizzard! So if you got more kids ( or friends ) , you’ve got options. But to start, Studio DIY will show you how to make these three: the sun costume , the rainbow costume , and the rain costume:
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Easy Christmas crafts (styrofoam ball and lightbulb snowman)
In this nice Christmas craft video you can find 6! different, easy , inexpensive but still fun and gorgeous Christmas crafts / decors such as the adorable lightbulb and table tennis ball snowman , a melted snowman greeting card , a wool Christmas tree decor , a toilet paper tube wreath , and more! You can make these fun and low budget Christmas crafts with the kids because all of them are super easy! Our favourites are the styrofoam / table tennis ball snowman Christmas ornament and the lightbulb snowman. Which is your favourite?
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Crepe paper calla lily with chocholate
Today Ash And Crafts sharing with us a gorgeous crepe paper calla lily bouquet tutorial which incorporates our favorite food: chocolate! This beautiful crepe paper calla lily bouquet makes a great gift for the mothers in your life because its handmade, the flowers last forever, and the center is edible! If you are looking for a fun and thoughtful homemade gift idea consider creating a crepe paper calla lily bouquet which is perfect for many different occasions! Your chocolate flower bouquet can have as many "calla lilies" in it as you want: small and giant bouquets will look lovely equally.
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DIY heart shape pendant with hot glue gun
This nice, detailed craft tutorial video shows you how to make a heart shape rhinestone pendant using hot glue. It`s very, very easy, you won't believe it! You just need some colorful paper, a shape, a few piece of rhinestone and a hot glue gun. It's a perfect ( and quick ) Valentine's day gift, or just use this technique to make unique and gorgeous jewelries. ( You can create pendants, earrings and other accessories with hot glue as well )
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DIY Kids in rain wall art - creative and easy painting ( tutorial )
Adventure-in-a-box created a couple of rain painting prompts by drawing silhouettes of children walking with umbrellas . It's plain that they are in a great need of rain, and your kids will be happy to rise to the occasion and paint some for them. Get the painting tutorial ,and follow Adventure-In-A-Box's free and easy to follow painting tutorial and create a fun gorgeous artworks with the kids :
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DIY 3D flower pop-up card -  mother's day gift
We love simple papercrafts especially when it comes to flowers and greeting cards ! This beautiful pop-up flower card can be a great gift for any special occasion or you can use them as frugal wedding / spring party invitations ! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial where Aniko will teach you how to make this beautiful 3D flower pop-up card in no time! All you need is to make one 3D flower pop-up card are: some colorful papers, scissors, and a little glue! This spring craft project is suitable for kids of all ages, because it's super easy ! ( especially if you help them in cutting out the flower petals )
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3D paper christmas tree - easy paper craft for kids (video tutorial)
Learn how to make a gorgeous 3D Paper Christmas tree with Hattifant's step-by-step video tutorial, and free printable Christmas tree template! If you love paper snowflakes and fancy the next challenge, these beautiful dimensional paper Christmas trees are super easy to make and look great both with and without an electric tea light! What a fantastic paper craft for Christmas ! You can get the free printable template here
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DIY Gift card bouquet - fun and quick gift idea
If you are in need of a last minute ( teacher appreciation ) gift create this fun gift card bouquet by Cutesy Crafts. You can group up with other parents and create a whole gift card flower bouquet, or simply create one flower. Cutesy Crafts has made a free printable template to cut with scissors and a cut file for your electronic die cutting machine. This DIY Gift card bouquet is also a really great group gift idea for a coworker or friend . A much more creative way to give gift cards ( and money ) than just handing them over in an envelope.
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Paper plate owl with moving wings - fun fall craft for kids
It's time to create fun owl-themed kids crafts! We just love simple paper crafts here on Mindy and are super excited to show you this fun and easy paper plate owl craft by Kids Craft Room. Aren’t they a total hoot? These colorful paper owls are so quick to make and so cute! You can hang your finished paper plate owls as adorable fall ornaments or stick them onto homemade greeting cards. Get the step-by-step tutorial at.kidscraftroom.com and let's get crafting :
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DIY Superhero mum - Mother’s day gift
Moms are the ultimate superheroes! Their strength in the midst of difficulties and their pure, infinite love is the real superpower ! Celebrate your superhero Mom this year with this DIY superhero Mother’s day gift by I Heart Crafty Things! Kids will love customizing their superhero to look just like their mom and will win over their mom ’s heart not only because it’s darling but the delicious chocolate !
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Paper feather  craft - fine motor skill activity
Katie from a Little pinch of perfect and her adorable kids have made some beautiful brightly colored paper feathers to practice scissor skills and fine motor control. With this easy-peasy craft you can teach your kids how to cut with scissors, teach them to physics/biology of feathers and even you can use the finished paper feathers for some Native American crafts for Thanksgiving( but they are so lovely you could make them any time of year. Fringing may be a bit difficult so you can draw a few lines for the child to cut on and have tape handy in case they cut through the feather .
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Easy DIY dimensional paper star - Christmas craft for kids
Looking for an easy DIY Christmas decoration ? These pretty 3D paper stars are super easy to make and look stunning! These lovely little dimensional paper stars can be great Christmas tree ornaments , you can place them randomly on bookshelves or hang a bunch of them with clear string over a table top for a fancy holiday dinner OR make a bunch of tiny paper stars and fill a glass jar with them! Watch this video tutorial by Lina's Craft Club and create your very own cute paper stars with the kids !
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How to make a paper vase sleeve - easy geometric home decor
Do you have an ugly old chipped vase ? Turn it into a gorgeous, modern, stylish home decor piece with a few folds and a single sheet of copy paper ! Brilliant recycling craft idea, isn't it? This geometric paper vase sleeve is super easy to make and its also very addictive! Once you understand the folds , you can't stop making them. You can use regular white copy/printer paper or construction paper to create your own gorgeous modern home decor pieces ! Of course you can recycle other materials to create the vase : such as plastic bottles, glass bottles, mason jars, or tin cans! Cover some mason jars with this paper origami vase cover and voilá' you have a chick and inexpensive office stationary holder !
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DIY Tissue paper plum flower - spring decor
Spring is finally here! So in order to bring a bit of spring spirit in our houses,create a few gorgeous plum branches with PetitBoutDeChou's tutorial and tissue paper. You will see that this DIY Tissue paper plum flower is fairly simple and quick to do! This sweet paper plum flower can be a perfect decor in your home at springtime/ Easter ,you can decorate your wedding party with them frugally, or you can gift them for any special occasion ( such as mother's day ! ) Of course you can make these easy and quick crepe paper flowers in any other color than pink, they will look gorgeous in any form! You can adapt this nice paper flower making technique and create other gorgeous ( spring ) decorations such as: wreaths, centerpieces,garlands and even accessories!
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Gingerbread house Christmas treat boxes (free printables)
One of our favorite parts of the Christmas season is the giving and receiving of yummy gifts. This year, she's sharing two versions with us of the cutest gingerbread house treat boxes and a yummy snack to fill them with. This gingerbread houise cookie box filled with delicious store bought or homemade cookies is really a perfect gift idea for co-workers, neighbors or teachers at Christmas because who doesn't love delicious swets packaged in an adorable gingerbread house box? In this ice craft blog you will find the free gingerbread house printables: a colorful version and a plain cut file to decorate!
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DIY Crepe paper Easter egg wreath - Easter decoration
Naturally dyed eggs have such pretty colors! But did you know that you can recreate those gorgeous colors with simple crepe paper ? If you are in hurry or just want to create something special for Easter try The House That Lars Built's crepe paper egg wrapping method instead of dyeing Easter eggs ! ( This will also eliminate the mess and allow your wreath to keep for years to come! ) Get the step-by-step tutorial at and create your easter egg wreath now:
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Plastic spoon angel - easy Christmas craft for kids
It's time time to make a beloved icon of Christmas . And it's none other than the beautiful angel . Angels are believed to be messengers of God. The lore is that an angel appeared to Virgin Mary to announce the birth of Christ and proclaimed him the savior of all people. Here is our adorable spoon angel ornament to adorn Christmas tree ! These little plastic spoon angels are super sweet and simple to make - this is a perfect afternoon Christmas craft for the kids.
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Paper stripe pumpkins - easy  fall carft for kids
It’s fall, and this paper pumpkin craft tutorial is the perfect pumpkin craft for kids. Can’t you just imagine a whole classroom filled with these hanging pumpkins? They are beautiful as they twirl in circles! With very few supplies needed, it’s so easy to make these with kids. Working on how to measure can be another component of this easy autumn craft. This cute pumpkin paper craft is so easy, even the smallest crafty hands can make some!
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DIY Crepe paper rosebud bouquet - spring flower decor
In this nice video tutorial you can learn how to make this gorgeous DIY crepe paper rose bud bouquet ! This sweet paper rose ( bud ) bouquet can be a perfect decor in your home at springtime/Easter , you can decorate your wedding party with them frugally, or you can gift them for any special occasion ( such as mother's day ! ) Of course you can make these easy and quick crepe paper flowers in any other color than pink, they will look gorgeous in any form! You can adapt this nice paper flower making technique and create other gorgeous ( spring ) decorations such as: wreaths, centerpieces, garlands and even accessories!
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