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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).
How to make ATM piggy bank for kids from cardboard
This Easy to make ATM Machine Piggy Bank is a Fun Toy for Kids. You can use both currency notes and coins. This functional cardboard box ATM piggy bank is extremely fun to use and also super fun to make ! All you need is to create one fun ATM piggy bank for yourself ( or for the kids ) is: a few sheets of cardboard , and 3 spring s! This frugal and easy to make cardboard ATM piggy bank will be your kids ( and your ) favorite we guarantee it! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make your own cardboard ATM piggy bank with a few sheets of cardboard !
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Toilet paper roll flowers - easy tp roll spring craft for kids
Spring is coming fast so switch gears to focus on bright and colorful spring activities! These toilet paper roll flowers are perfect to welcome spring! And we love all the colors and options you can do with these! Which spring flower is your favorite? It’s such a welcoming way to brighten up your space or room to have fresh flowers . Of course, these aren’t fresh flowers but they are fun, bright and colorful and who doesn’t love that?
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DIY Washi tape heart suncatchers - Valentine's day craft for kids
These gorgeous washi tape heart sun catchers by Kids Craft Room are vibrantly colorful accents for decorating your windows ! Plus your kids will love that you're displaying something they made themselves! This heart suncatcher craft is easy to do, so it works really well with kids across the age ranges. These colorful heart sun catchers are also super fun to make , and you will need only a few simple craft materials to create a few. You can use Kids Craft Room's free printable heart template to create your very own beautiful tissue paper ( or washi tape ) heart suncatchers:
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Easy DIY paper plate snowman face - Christmas craft for kids
Let’s make a paper plate snowman craft! This one will shine and sparkle just like it would if it were made out of real snow. This easy DIY  paper plate snowman face is perfect both as a Christmas craft or as a winter craft. You can even staple together 2 or 3 paper plates and make the whole snowman body. The kids will be so proud they can help decorate for Christmas! This  paper plate snowman craft is super easy to make and so cute, it can be a perfect home or classroom decor at Christmas / winter !
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Free printable - Halloween bingo game for kids
Bingo somehow never gets old ( for kids ,at least ) . As long as they have plenty of treats to use as markers, kids can play this game forever! Want a set of Halloween bingo of your own? With Pretty Providence's free Halloween printable you can make one easily: all you need is a color printer and some card stock! ( Laminating is optional, but it's highly recommended ) Bingo is a super fun and easy party game ,perfect for adults and small kids as well. It can be a perfect Halloween game in your upcoming party , we are sure everyone will enjoy it!
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DIY swirly paper spring flowers -  hyacinth
These gorgeous colorful spring ( hyacinth ) flowers were made of a few sheets of simple craft papers with a very easy paper strip rolling technique ( same used in quilling ). It`s a very easy , and quick spring kids papercraft project and the flowers will look so beautiful. It's not just a perfect and low budget spring decor , you can use them to create beautifull gifts or bouquets for mothers day , or Valentine's day. You can use any type of colorful paper to create these beautiful paper hyacinth spring flowers , even leftower christmas wrapping papers will work well!
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How to make folded  paper (origami) bracelets - craft for kids
We love simple but clever craft ideas which involves gorgeous water color patterns and requires only simple household materials such as a plain sheet of A4 paper! This origami (paper folded) bracelet is a brilliant way to ignite your inner creativity and create gorgeous jewelries from out of almost nothing! To make a folded paper (origami) bracelet you need to begin by cutting lots of strips of paper. The strips need to be 12cms x 3cms (bigger or smaller as long as the size ratio is 1:4).They would make an unusual and one of a kind gift don’t you think!? You can fold a really big one to make a crown as well!
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DIY Handprint acorn lacing cards - fun fall craft for kids
This handprint acorn lacing craft by Kids Craft Room is such a fantastic activity for fall ! If you’re anything like us then you and the kids probably love collecting real acorns. This handprint acorn craft is great for a rainy autumn afternoon in after you’ve been out on an acorn hunt! We think this handprint craft for kids is just perfect because it’s a lacing craft too! Kids can make an acorn that has a lovely textured cap just like real ones and they’ll be building their fine motor skills too! Get the tutorial at kidscraftroom.com and let the fun begin!
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DIY Valentine's day handprint lovebirds
We L-O-V-E handprint crafts ! They are adorably cute and make such super keepsakes ! These little Handprint Love Birds by Kids Craft Room are the sweetest little bird craft around and just perfect for Valentine’s day or even Mother’s day ! As usual, Kids Crafts Room will give you a free printable template so making them is super simple and it comes with three different heart messages to add to your love bird craft:
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DIY mini notebooks - notebook keychains
Thus cute miniature paper notebook is a surprisingly easy craft project and it can be a perfect gift for any ocassion! Watch this nice video craft tutorial and create one for yourself or for your friends! You can create the miniature notebooks in any color and size! It can be very handy if you have LOTs of phone numbers, adresses or other important informations or you can gift them with personal messages/quotes/images. Of course you can use printed images/messages to create the mini books instead of plain white sheets, the possibilities are endless! ( Imagine a miniature coloring book , or your favourite novel in miniature ! )
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DIY cactus Valentine card with felt hearts - Valentine's day craft for kids
Making homemade Valentine cards is a perfect arts and crafts activity for kids to celebrate Valentine’s Day. This DIY cactus valentine card by I Heart Crafty Things is such a great example of how kids can use their creativity to make a darling Valentine card for their loved ones. Using a few simple craft materials and I Heart Crafty Things' cactus Valentine card template , kids can create this DIY Cactus Valentine Card in no time at all:
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DIY Paper pig cootie catcher (fortune teller) - origami for kids
How cute is this DIY pig cootie catcher ? We love origami fortune tellers because they are such great paper crafts for kids. This lovely little piggy created by Red Ted Art is a super quick and easy paper craft project for kids. And you can decorate them in so many ways! Use the finished pig cootie catchers as fun fortune tellers or make giant versions as fun party treat bowls ! This paper pig craft is also perfect for the year of the pig 2019 !
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Super simple DIY reindeer Christmas gift tags with pom-pom
You can make this super cute reindeer gift tag with pom-pom nose literally in seconds! If you're looking for a simple but still cute and unique Christmas gift tag  to accompany with your Christmas presents, this quick craft idea is the perfect choice for you! You just need  a little piece of cardstock, a  sharpie and a few colorful mini pom-poms! These pom-pom nose reindeer gift tags also can be perfect Christmas cards for the family members (or teachers) if you make them in bigger. In this nice craft blog you can find an another easy and quick craft idea on how to make personalised wrapping papers with a simple pencil!
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DIY Spring pumpkin seed flower card - kid craft idea
Sometimes the simplest household items can be the greatest craft materials! This time create gorgeous crocuses with pumpkin seeds! The kids will love creating this fun spring picture, which at the end can be inserted into a frame and you can decorate your home with it at springtime. (Or you can make sweet spring gift cards with them! ) You will need to make one pumpkin seed flower artwork: pumpkin seeds, food coloring, glue and green craft foam. This spring craft project is a great way to create something nice out of simple items with the kids. (And we simply love the bulk coloring idea with food coloring! This way you can prepare the seeds easily especially if you working with smaller kids)
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DIY Flower wall art from toilet paper tubes
Are you looking for a cheap but gorgeous ( spring ) home or kids room decor ? Try this toilet tube flower wall art project! You can upcycle lots of toilet paper tubes with this nice and easy craft project , and it's also perfect for decorationg your home ( not just onyl at springtime ). Paint the finished pictures to any color that fits in to your home and no one will be able to tell it's made from toilet paper rolls ! Beautiful, isn't it? You can use this method to decorate complete walls with flowers, or simply create a family tree with framed family portraits and toilet paper tube leaves.
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DIY Cute origami mermaid - paper folding for kids
Looking for the cutest origami summer craft ever?  That means that it's time for mermaid crafts! What better way to inspire some summer crafting then this uber cute origami mermaid? Put this craft on your summer-to-do list!  It's a must for all mermaid-loving kiddos! We love making cute origami projects! Origami (especially the beginner models) is simple, and you don't need special and expensive craft materials to create some gorgeous artworks with it! You can use this cute origami mermaid as a piece of your summer decor, or glue it to a stick and use as a fun paper puppet! This paper folding model is an absolute beginner one so it can be a great summer project for your kids!
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DIY bubble paint flower hydrangeas
This may just be one of the easiest and most fun “painting” to make, because you don’t even have to “paint”! Love blowing bubbles? This bubble painting craft project is a perfect choice for you (and for the kids)! This gorgeous hydrangea flower picture is a perfect spring decor for your home or you can give them as lovely cards on mother's day. You can paint other motifs (animals,flowers,landscapes) with this fun painting technique as well!
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Magnet maze game from paper plates
This paper plate magnet maze is a really clever afternoon activity! Kids will love these! This  paper plate maze would also be a great project to do for a party event, or when you just need a quick craft project  for those lazy summer afternoons. Thus, if you have a paper plate, dowel, and markers already lying around the house, go on a quick trip to pick up some magnets at the craft store, then get started on this summer project as soon as possible. You can create these fun maze games with any theme, the possibilities are endless! Use your creativity!
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3D Spring flowers in a box pop-up card  ( Mother's day gift )
We love simple papercrafts especially when it comes to flowers and greeting cards ! This beautiful 3D 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 SweetBioDesign 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 flowers ) >>Download the template here <<
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DIY Paper roll chick - fun Easter craft for kids
These paper roll chicks by One Little Project are so simple to make and they’re such a fun weekend project to make with the kids! These adorable little paper Easter chicks make wonderful little egg holders for your Easter table too! ( The pipe cleaner wings go all the way through the paper roll, so eggs can sit up in them! ) These paper roll chicks only take about 5 minutes to make and they are definitely simple enough for kids to make by themselves. Get the step-by-step tutorial at onelittleproject.com and create a bunch with the kids :
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Simple DIY Snowman Christmas gift card wrapper (Christmas card)
Read Pysselbolaget's step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make this lovely little snowman Christmas ( gift ) card wrapper easily out of simple household materials! This lovely little snowman box can be a perfect way to wrap small presents for Christmas ( such as gift cards, money, or Christmas cards ) in an adorable way! This paper gift box is a surprisingly easy paper folding project: you just need one sheet of white construction paper, a ruler, the free template , and that's it! Get the free snowman gift card wrapper template and create your own lovely DIY snowman gift box now: ( To download the free printable template please chose the "UNTRANSLATED" version below, and then click on the blue "Den kan ni ladda ner här." link under the materials )
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Christmas Paper Cone Star Wreath
It's time for a new fun and easy Christmas project : let’s make a gorgeous paper cone star wreath ! What’s wonderful about this paper cone star wreath by Ribbons And Glue is that you can turn some leftover Christmas wrapping paper into the most beautiful Christmas decoration ever ! Paper is one of our favorite crafting material ( so many possibilities and quite frugal too! ) With the festive time of the year approaching, it’s time to look into festive decors, making paper cone star wreaths is certainly a must. Ready to make your gorgeous paper star wreath ? Clink on the link below to get the tutorial and create one with the kids !
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DIY Autumn leaf crown - easy and fun fall craft for kids
This autumn leaf c rown by Nurture Store is a simple fall craft for kids that will make them feel like the king or queen of the season! Nurture Store teaches you how to make this beautiful fall crown in no time with simple craft materials such as paper and gorgeous fall leaves. You can use colorful fall leaf prints , real fall leaves or even faux leaves to decorate your autumn crown. So let nature become your muse and your supplies as you figure out ways to incorporate beautiful fall leaves into your crown designs.
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10 DIY super cute (kawaii) recycling ideas
Are you looking for a super fun, super cute ( kawaii ) DIY craft project ? Try one of these! With upcycling a few simple household material ( such as mason jars, toilet paper tubes, shoe boxes etc ) you can create an ultra kawaii and useful ( kids ) room decor in minutes! In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make an adorable ultra kawaii trash can from a shoe box , a puppy/dog pencil holder from a mason jar, a stationary organizer from toilet paper tubes , and unicorn decor from a simple tin can , and a kawaii chocolate bonbon box from cardboard pieces! This DIY kawaii craft video is absolutely worth the time if your are a kawaii fanatics just like us!
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