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This craft category is a huge collection of fun paper crafts for kids! Simple & frugal paper crafts for kids, seasonal kids crafts from paper ( winter paper crafts, spring  paper crafts ), holiday paper crafts for kids ( Christmas paper crafts, Easter paper crafts), DIY paper toys ( printable board games,puppets, paper toys ..), keepsakes, easy DIY gifts from paper(mother's day gifts, father's day gifts, teacher appreciation gifts) ,various art projects from paper, classroom paper crafts(toilet paper roll crafts, construction paper crafts, origami) .. and a lot more!
Toilet paper roll crocodile - fun tp roll craft for kids
Sometimes the simplest kids craft ideas are the best! Take this fun cardboard ( toilet paper ) roll crocodile by Craft And Creativity as an example. Charming isn't it? Today Helena will show you how to make cute little crocodiles with the kids from toilet paper rolls ( with the help of a little acrylic paint and googly eyes ). Paint the inside and outside of the cardboard tubes, attach the googly eyes, and it's done! This easy kids craft idea can be a perfect craft project for the kids in a rainy afternoon, or you can decorate a jungle-themed party with them frugally !
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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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DIY Paper Christmas gnome finger puppet - fun Christmas craft for kids
Making your adorable DIY Paper Christmas gnome finger puppets is easy-peasy: no master skills or expensive craft materials required to create them. ( It's also a super quick papercraft , which makes this little gnome finger puppet perfect for kids of all ages! ) This Paper Christmas gnome finger puppet is such a cool Christmas craft for kids to make in the classroom or at home ( especially on a rainy day ). Read I Heart Crafty Things's step-by-step Paper Christmas gnome finger puppets making tutorial and learn the how-tos:
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DIY Cardboard mushroom fairy house
A cardboard house ( doll size or bigger one ) is a wonderful place for creative play. Building one is a great DIY project that everyone will enjoy participating in. Follow along Kreatív Anya's step-by-step tutorial and create one! Whether you're helping a child or younger sibling with a school project or just trying to keep yourself amused on a rainy day, a cardboard house is a fun craft project. You can make a simple model house, a dollhouse, or even a large cardboard playhouse. These houses can be made from materials you likely already have around your house, although you might need to visit an art supply store if you want to decorate it.
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Father\'s day handprint craft - fun Father\'s day gift idea
These father's day handprint cards by The Best Ideas For Kids can be made in just minutes and are a fun way to make the best dad in the whole wide world smile. Thi s card is such a fun and inexpensive craft! If you need a Father's day 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 The Best Ideas For Kids will teach you how to make this fun card in no time:
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Bunny art project with chalk pastels - fun Easter craft for kids
This bunny chalk pastel art for kids by Projects With Kids is just gorgeous! The chalk pastels on black paper look like they are glowing and using this simple technique makes this art project perfect for kids of all ages. This beautiful chalk pastel art is such a great lesson on positive and negative space which lets kids explore drawing and smudging with chalk pastels and it also produces wow-worthy art kids will be proud to display! Pastels are so fun for kids to explore! So don't hesitate: get those pastels and let's get crafting :
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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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Flying bat handprint craft - fun Halloween craft for kids
These handprint bats by Kids Craft Room are so super adorable! These paper bats are great fun as a Halloween craft for the kids, plus they make such lovely keepsakes ! Handprint crafts are always nice to do with the kids and make great keepsakes that you can enjoy over the years as we watch their little hands grow. This handprint bat craft is not just for Halloween: it can be enjoyed at any time of the year and would be a great little craft to use when learning about nocturnal animals or working on a dark nights theme.
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Adorable handprint reindeer - fun Christmas craft for kids
If you’re on a hunt for a fun and easy Christmas craft for kids, look no further! Christmas is nearly here, and we’re ready to celebrate with tons of adorable handprint crafts , such as this lovely little reindeer card by Simple Everyday Mom. Your kids will love making handprint crafts , and since Rudolph , the red-nosed reindeer is one of the most iconic characters of the Christmas season , we know that you will love this craft. This simple Christmas craft is perfect for kids of all ages ( from toddlers to preschoolers to elementary-aged children ). It’s also super simple and uses common supplies: like card stock, glue, and craft punches.
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DIY Easter bunny card - simple & fun easter craft for kids
If you’re looking for a fun and quick Easter craft for kids to make this spring , this Easter bunny card by The Best Ideas For Kids can’t be topped. Best Ideas For Kids' easy to follow tutorial makes this lovely bunny card a super easy and fun ( kids ) craft to make. This bunny craft is perfect for kids of all ages, and it's a creative and adorable way to send out best wishes to all your loved ones! Get the step-by-step tutorial and create a bunch of super cute Easter bunny cards for your loved ones!
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Simple origami Christmas tree ornament - paper Christmas tree (video tutorial)
If your kids are eager to make their own DIY Christmas ornaments , these simple paper Christmas trees ( pine trees ) by Handimania are just perfect! This little green pine tree is one of the simplest origami projects , so it’s perfect for beginners as well ( and, it only takes a few minutes to make ) ! This origami pine tree / Christmas tree is also a great Christmas craft project for the classroom. You could use any kind of paper ( no need to stick with green either ). You can decorate the finished origami Christmas trees as you wish - the outcome will be surely wonderful! Watch the tutorial and let's start folding:
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Adorable paper hedgehogs - simple fall craft for kids
Jump-start your child's creativity with these simple and adorable paper hedgehogs made from all varieties of colorful paper. These DIY paper hedgies by Paper Magic will keep kids amused for hours and it's super easy to make! DIY toys are one of our favorite things to make with and for our kids, not only are they wonderful to play with but they are packed with design and engineering challenges for the whole family! So instead of heading to the store the next time your child asks for a new toy to play with, consider making one of your own. Plus: these paper toys are engaging activities that will put an end to excessive screen time for kids. So let’s begin with crafty fun!
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DIY Toilet paper roll butterfly - simple & fun spring craft for kids
We love toilet paper roll crafts because they are so easy to do and it’s a great way to recycle materials that you already have on hand! These gorgeous ( toilet ) paper roll butterflies by The Best Ides For Kids are just the cutest and they are so easy to make. This lovely butterfly craft is a great way to celebrate spring , even if you are doing this craft to pass the time on a rainy day! Get the step-by-step tutorial at thebestideasforkids.com and let's get crafting :
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Simple DIY Twisted paper Christmas ornament
We simply love frugal handmade ( Christmas ) decorations ! These elegant twisted paper ornaments by How About Orange are easy to fold and make beautiful Christmas decorations. You can make them from magazines, scrapbook papers or even wrapping paper, whatever you happen to have lying around. You can use these gorgeous and easy to make twisted paper ornaments to decorate your Christmas tree frugally or they will look beautiful as a Christmas garland. How About Orange used vivid colors but you could use classic white or more subtle winter colors as well! This elegant , twisted paper ornament is a super easy Christmas paper craft project which makes it a perfect project for kids of all ages.
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Spooky bat chalk pastel art  for kids - Halloween craft
A spooky Halloween sky and flying bats come together to make this awesomely spooky Halloween art project by Projects With Kids ! This bat chalk pastel art is so fun and easy and great for kids of all ages! The bright chalk pastels on black paper make the whole image look like it’s glowing. Kids will learn a simple chalk pastel technique that gives wow results every time. Plus they can experiment with blending different colors together to create the Halloween sky which is also super fun! Get the step-by-step art tutorial and create one now:
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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 Hot chocolate costume ( simple DIY halloween costume )
This DIY hot chocolate costume by Studio DIY is perhaps the easiest and funniest costume we’ve ever seen! Fun, colorful and instantly recognizable! Deciding on a costume for a party or Halloween is never easy. Buying or renting costumes can also be an expensive investment, especially if you go to a lot of themed parties. This super fun hot chocolate costume is an easy and affordable way to stand out at any party! You could decorate your hot cocoa costume with different sprinklers as well: imagine fun colorful candy sprinklers or candy hearts as an extra decoration! The possibilities are so fun!
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Gorgeous fall leaf chalk pastel art for kids
This fall leaf chalk pastel art for kids by Projects With Kids is just gorgeous! The chalk pastels on black paper look like they are glowing and using this simple technique makes this art project perfect for kids of all ages. This beautiful chalk pastel art is such a great lesson on positive and negative space which lets kids explore drawing and smudging with chalk pastels and it also produces wow-worthy art kids will be proud to display! Pastels are so fun for kids to explore! So don't hesitate: get those pastels and let's get crafting :
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Adorable paper plate bee - paper plate craft for kids
Looking for a fun and easy spring craft for kids to make? This paper plate bee craft by Simple Everyday Mom is just perfect! ( Simple kids' crafts that involve paper plates are always the best! ) This adorable paper plate bee is not just only a very easy and fun spring craft for kids but it also can be a nice spring decor in your home or the classroom. This time Simple Everyday Mom will teach you how to make your very own adorable paper plate bee.
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Dinosaur handprint card - fun handprint craft for kids
Do you have a crafty kid ? Nurture his creative spirit with this fun dinosaur card by The Joy Of Sharing. This handprint dinosaur card 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. Read The Joy Of Sharing's tutorial, get the supplies and craft on!
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DIY Paper leaf autumn wreath - simple frugal fall decor
Are you looking for simple frugal fall wreath ideas ? This DIY paper leaf autumn wreath by Polkadot Chair is so easy to make and look how gorgeous it is! We love using paper leaves in all sorts of art and craft projects ( and for homemade decor too! ). Since all you need is a bunch of paper leaves, you can adjust the size and color of the wreath to make it fit in with your fall decor perfectly! If you like this idea, check out Polka Dot Chair's paper leaf decorated pumpkins.
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Paper Plate Robin Craft - Kids Craft Room
Simple kids' crafts that involve paper plates are always the best! This cute paper plate robin is not just only a very easy and fun fall craft for kids but it also can be a nice autumn decor in your home or the classroom! This time Kids Craft Room will teach you how to make your very own adorable paper plate bird/paper plate robin. To create this cute paper robin bird you will need: paper plates, glue, and construction paper.
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DIY Enchanted rose ( with free printable ) - fun Disney craft for kids
This simple but gorgeous Beauty and the Beast Enchanted rose craft by A Magical Mess makes a great tabletop decoration and can also put a wonderful touch of Disney to your home. This enchanted rose craft is just perfect for all the Disney fans ! This time Jen shows you how to make this beautiful enchanted paper rose from a few sheets of simple craft paper and a big plastic cup. These beautiful enchanted roses are not only a joy to create, but they are also super special for the recipient who will get them. This enchanted rose is also super gorgeous, sweet and unbelievably easy to create, so don't hesitate: get the free printable paper rose template at amagicalmess.com and let's get crafting:
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DIY Autumn paper owl decorations
This cute "pinata style" frizzle little paper owl decor is so easy and simple to make! Go to A Beautiful Mess's website for clear step-by-step instructions with images to guide you through the tutorial. We love the color combination of paper, wooden beads & twigs used to make these little owls. This paper owl i s just a wonderful fall decor , plus it can be a fun party pinata ( with small modifications ) ! If you are organizing a fall party for kids, then this will be a great project! They'll love to help you make this, too! You could use different types of paper ( such as newspapers, old book pages, crepe paper, brown paper grocery bags.. ) the possibilities are truly endless.
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DIY Pineapple Box  - fun summer party gift wrapping idea
Read Persia Lou's step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make this lovely little pineapple gift box ( party treat box ) ! This adorable little pineapple box can be a perfect way to wrap small presents for your upcoming summer party ( such as gift cards, money, or sweets ) ! This gift box is a surprisingly easy project: you just need 2 sheets of craft paper, a ruler, the free pineapple box template , and that's it! Get the free template at persialou.com and create your own lovely DIY gift boxes now!
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Winter hat art project for kids with DIY pom poms
This winter hat art project by One Little Project is so much fun! We love experimenting with all sorts of "magic" and this fun little craft project is no exception. Your kids will have lots of fun hiding secret patterns on the paper and having them magically appear when you paint over them with watercolor. This winter hat art project for kids is such a fun winter craft idea! Use One Little Project's free printable winter hat template to have a fun day of crafting at home or in the classroom!
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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 Dimensional snowman card - simple paper snowman craft for kids
Making snowmen out in the snow is the best, but if there is no snow outside ( or if it’s just too cold ) Easy Peasy And Fun's tutorial will teach you how to make a paper snowman craft that is just as fun. We simply love this dimensional snowman card , it's so brilliant and simple to make. So grab a few sheets of colorful construction paper and create this fun and festive DIY dimensional snowman craft by following along Easy Peasy And Fun's step-by-step craft tutorial:
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Toilet paper roll gnomes - fun fall craft for kids
We LOVE gnomes ! And only one thing is better than gnomes : gnome crafts ! Here's in one fun gnome craft from Repeat Crafter Me: a toilet paper roll gnome ! Isn't it super adorable? This toilet paper roll gnome is a quick little fall craft you can do with your kids. Use the finished toilet paper roll gnomes for imaginative play or tie a string to the hat and make them into an adorable gnome ornament ( or garland ) ! ( These toilet paper roll gnomes are also perfect as Christmas decors! ). So don't hesitate, grab those toilet paper rolls ( or paper towel rolls ) and let's get crafting:
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DIY Pop-up love birds card ( Valentine\'s day card )
If you’re looking for a fun and quick Valentine's craft for kids to make this winter , this lovebirds card by I Heart Crafty Things can’t be topped. I Heart Crafty Things' easy to follow tutorial makes this lovely lovebird Valentine's card a super easy and fun ( kids ) craft to make. This lovebird craft is perfect for kids of all ages, and it's a creative and adorable way to send out best wishes to all your loved ones! This adorable little lovebird card also doubles as a keepsake, which makes it a perfect gift for every special occasion.
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Paper plate Santa Claus - fun Santa craft for kids
Christmas is such a fun time of the year for crafting! If you're looking for a fun Christmas craft for your preschooler, this lovely little paper plate Santa by I Heart Crafty Things will be the perfect choice. Using a paper plate and some glue made this one so simple and adorable! This paper plate Santa craft is such a fun classroom project to make as one paper plate makes two crafts and you can use scrap materials for everything else. Making paper plate crafts in the classroom is always so much fun! Your c lass or kids will enjoy making these fun paper plate suns with you. Read the tutorial and learn the how to's:
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