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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).
Egg carton helicopter - fun egg carton craft for kids
When it comes to crafting with kids, there's one magical material that always comes through: paper. Repurpose your recyclable paper egg cartons into a wonderful craft that will have your kids cracking up: create this lovely little egg carton helicopter ! Craft Train will teach you how to make this lovely little helicopter in no time, out of a simple e gg carton . 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! Get the step-by-step tutorial at thecrafttrain.com and let's get crafting :
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DIY Heart shape hot air balloon Valentine card - Valentine's day craft for kids
Pour your heart out with this gorgeous heart shape hot air balloon Valentine card! This time I Heart Crafty Things will show you how to make this beautiful Valentine card from a few sheets of simple craft paper in no time! Homemade cards are not only a joy to create but they are also super special for the recipient to open up. This 3D hot air balloon card is colorful, sweet and unbelievably easy to create. Get the free template and the step-by-step tutorial at iheartcraftythings.com and create yours today:
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Tissue paper butterfly sun catcher - spring craft for kids (free template)
These butterfly tissue paper sun catchers by Mommy Scene are vibrantly colorful accents for decorating your windows this spring ! Plus your kids will love that you're displaying something they made themselves! These colorful butterfly sun catchers are super easy and fun to make , you will need only a few simple craft materials to make them. You can use Mommy Scene's free printable butterfly template to create your very own beautiful tissue paper butterfly sun catcher:
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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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Watermelon seed counting activity for kids (free printable)
If your kids are really into learning numbers and math, AND yummy watermelons you will love this super easy ,fun, inexpensive DIY number learning toy! She designed a whole set of watermelon seed counting toy for us which can be downloaded from abcs to acts as a nice free printable! This fun watermelon seed counting toy  allows your child to practice numbers,improve their fine motor coordination, while having a tactile sensory experience. The watermelon counting set is so easy to put together, and most likely you have all of the supplies already. (Just a few black buttons and a few sheets of printer paper and of course this nice free watermelon seed counter toy printable)
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Easy DIY Easter fingerprint card (bunny and chick) - craft for kids
Check out these adorable Easter bunnies and chicks that you can make using your fingerprint! It’s a fun little craft for you and your kids to do, and you can make some seriously precious Easter cards or decorations using your art. This cute Easter card ( or spring keepsake painting ) by Heather (Chickabug) is perfect for the kids to do at Easter ,even you can whip up a few homemade gift tags for the presents with this nice fingerprinting technique ! This super cute Easter craft is very easy to do and super cheap to make! All you need is a white piece of paper, paint ,and a black sharpie ( and of course little crafty fingers ) !
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DIY Owl baby painting - fun fall craft for kids
Fluffy baby owls are so cute! These wise birds are incredibly popular right now, so why not make this super cute baby owl-painting with your children and watch the delight on their faces? These sponge painted baby owls are easy to make and an absolute joy as well, so why not get underway and make these delightful birds that will add color and creativity to your household? Follow along I Heart Crafty Things' step-by-step owl painting tutorial and create your very own super cute baby owl painting :
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DIY Christmas tree ornaments from scrap fabric with a glue gun ( No sewing )
These cute and light orbs will look great in your Christmas tree. They're easy and fun to make, and the best thing about them is that you can make them from almost any stiff scrap fabric or paper you have around. They even look good with leftover jeans fabric, or newspaper. No sewing involved, you just need a glue gun. Watch Thoughts for Happy Minds' video tutorial and learn how to make them:
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Easy DIY 3D paper pumpkins - fall decor from paper
These little paper pumpkins by Golden Hands are so much fun to make, and it's just the perfect f all or Halloween craft you can do with your kids ( and its also perfect for sprucing up your mantel or fall table decor ) ! You can try to create some adorable paper pumpkins with different colored papers in different patterns as well. Watch Golden Hands' step by step tutorial on how to make these lovely little dimensional paper pumpkins for fall and open a paper pumpkin factory!
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Gorgeous DIY paper napkin flowers in minutes
This nice step-by-step video tutorial will teach you how to make a beautiful flowers out of paper napkins. These gorgeous paper napkin flowers can be perfect decors in your upcoming wedding party , birthday party or you can use them as sweet g ifts for Mother's day , or as cute and long lasting flower home decors at spring ! This craft project is soo easy even the kids can create some colorful gorgeous napkin flowers to decorate their room! You can make the flowers from almost every type and color of napkins they will be beautiful in any form!
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Adorable turtle handprint Father's day card  - Father's day craft for kids
Want to raise creative and happy kids ? Time for some crafting ! We just love doing crafts with kids which is why we love this turtle craft by Red Ted Art & The Joy Sharing so much! This adorable little turtle handprint Father's day card is super easy to make, and it's just perfect for keeping the little ones entertained for hours and create something heartwarming. ( This craft is just perfect for Father's day or any time you want to make a memory or two with your little ones. ) Get the tutorial at Red Ted Art and let's get crafting :
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DIY 3D Hyacinth flower mothers day card - paper craft for kids
Are you looking for a simple and gorgeous Mother’s Day card idea to make this year for Mom or Grandma ? This hyacinth flower bard by iheartcraftythings.com which is super simple to make with the help of their free flower template. The best part: these paper flowers won’t wither after a few days so Mom and Grandma can keep this beautiful Mother’s Day card as a keepsake for years to come.
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Easy 3D paper strip reindeer craft for kids
Raise your hand if you love reindeer crafts ! We’ve got an extremely fun one for you: make a 3D construction paper reindeer! This 3D reindeer card is so fun to make, you’ll want to make all of Santa’s reindeer! It’s a super easy Christmas paper craft to make too, with simple to measure parts of this craft, it’s a great classroom art project idea – can’t you just see all the wonderful little deer ? These 3D paper reindeer are not only fun for the little ones, they are a fun project for all ages and also make for a wonderful DIY placeholder for a Christmas dinner table . Ready to make one ( or ten ) of your own? Let’s get crafting !
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Easter egg (chick and bunny) pocket cards
This fun easter card is not just a super cute (and quick) easter gift but it's also very unique, because you can use the bunny , the chick and the easter eggg separatelly thanks to the clever pocket design. It's not just a fun way to greet someone but its also a nice easter home decor! And of course, you can find the free printable easter card template  in this nice craft blog. Happy crafting!
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DIY Rocking paper plate snowman - fun winter craft for kids
Why make a regular paper plate snowman when you can make one that doubles up as a toy ? This fun little rocking paper plate snowman by Easy Peasy And Fun isn’t just for making : once done you can push it and it will rock left and right and even slightly forward or backward, depending on how you push it. Fun, isn't it? Or you can use the finished paper plate snowmen as an ornament : just hang it on a string. This fun little snowman craft makes a pretty cute classroom or home decoration ! Besides of it's super fun and adorable, It’s also super easy ! Ready to make one? Let’s get Christmas crafting :
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DIY easy to make origami lotus flower (paper folding)
The lotus flower symbolizes purity and enlightenment. It is also associated with rebirth and divinity. Watch the step-by-step instruction on how to make this beautiful lotus flower. What can be better than an inexpensive , quick , but still gorgeous and colorful spring decor which involves flowers ? These beautiful paper origami ( spring ) flower can be made literally in minutes and they will spice up any boring wall space in your house ! You can use the paper folded flowers to decorate the kids' room at any time of the year, if you are not into spring decors. With this super video paper folding tutorial you can make a few origami flower with your kids from a few sheets of colorful origami paper.
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DIY Heart Easter bunny  card - fun Easter craft for kids
We have the most adorable DIY Easter Card to share with you today! Wish someone a Hoppy Easter with Easy Peasy And Fun's cute heart bunny card. This simple little bunny craft makes the coolest little Easter or Valentine’s day card. You can construct it in no time, and your friends will enjoy receiving your Easter or Valentine's wishes. Everyone appreciates a card that someone took the time and effort to make. It makes the holiday greeting extra special and you too will have a lot of fun creating and giving this greeting card.
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Easy DIY spring cupcake liner flower wreath
Need something quick and inexpensive to decorate your front door, wall, or mantel? Try making this gorgeous spring cupcake liner flower wreath! Follow along with My Pinterventures' step-by-step wreath-making tutorial and learn how to make this beautiful cupcake liner flower wreath. This paper flower wreath is just perfect for the spring season! You could use any kind of paper to create the flowers if you haven't got cupcake liners at hand ( the possibilities are endless! ). Get the step-by-step wreath making tutorial and let's get crafting:
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DIY Paper plate unicorn - easy paper craft for kids
Today Red Ted Art and Fun for Little Ones are sharing this super sweet and easy to make unicorn paper plate craft with you. Who can resist unicorns ? Don't they capture all things childhood and magical? This is the most adorable paper plate unicorn craft kids will fall in love with. This fun unicorn craft is simple to make and comes with a free unicorn template to help make the unicorn project easy. We really love easy paper crafts especially plate crafts , so let's get crafting:
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DIY Santa drinks - fun Christmas party decor (free printable)
The Christmas decorations are set up, the playlist is on point, and everything is nearly ready for your holiday party - except for the drinks. You may need to serve non-alcoholic drinks at you r Christmas party since you might have guests coming over, who don't imbibe, or kids who want to partake in the fun too. Don't worry: we've got you covered! Visit Pysselbolaget's wonderful blog, and learn how to transform the simplest drinks into the most festive Christmas party drink ever. Whether it be a cocktail in a mason jar or a simple raspberry soda, this free printable bottle decor will convert your beverages into a fun & festive Christmas party drink ! ( To download the free printable , please choose the UNTRANSLATED link below, then click on the blue "vår tomtemall här" link ( next to the assembly photo ). )
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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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Easy DIY photo snow globe craft for kids - creative Christmas card
Kids love snow globes, a nd we love looking at pictures of our kids ! Today’s winter craft project combines both of those into an easy winter craft little kids will love to make. This little 3D family photo snow globe card by It's Always Autumn is a perfect classroom winter or Christmas craft for kids to make. Her template ( as usual ) makes this winter craft easy-peasy and you can be sure the parents will love receiving one of these super adorable Christmas cards. Not only does this winter snow globe card hold a special message inside, with a child’s photo at the center of the snow globe, this one takes “personal” to a whole new level.
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DIY Paper mache ghost Halloween bowl
Gustamonton has instructions on how to create a fun Halloween bowl out of simple newspaper , perfect for all the treats your little tricksters will bring home. In this video tutorial Gustamonton will show you how to make a fun container for those yummy Halloween candies ! This little paper mache ghost bowl is super easy to make and the best: it's almost costs nothing! It's really just a bunch of newspaper and a little glue! So, watch this craft tutorial and create your own paper mache Halloween treat bowl:
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DIY cardboard pom pom maker
Are you looking for a super easy, super inexpensive way to make perfect yarn pom poms? Try this brilliant homemade cardboard pom pom maker!  The best thing about this pom pom making technique is that is SO quick you can churn pom poms out in no time at all – no more cumbersome round disc. If your kids struggle with the part where a knot needs to be tied very tightly (that is the trickiest thing about this pom pom making method ),  help them in that area but overall this brilliant pom pom making method is really super easy! And as an extra ( because you will need only a little piece of sturdy cardboard to create the pompom maker) it's also a super frugal way to create pompoms in any size!
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TP roll Christmas coundtdown calendar  ( advent calendar )
This toilet paper roll advent calendar is the perfect Christmas countdown! (Or countdown for any other occasion!) Not just only because it's super inexpensive (because you just need some tp rolls and a little colorful wrapping paper to make them), but also because it's perfect to suprise your kids with small lovely gifts! They will love to punch the pockets to get the small toys and sweets you put inside! You can tape the toliet paper rolls into any fun shape (imagine a nice house or Christmas tree calendar). You can adapt this great idea and make a "reward box": when your kid cleans up or helps you in housework you can reward him / her with one of these small suprises.
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DIY paper puppet polar bear - fun winter craft for kids
This fun paper polar bear puppet by Kids Craft Room It is totally the cutest winter craft project we've ever seen! It's super fun to play with and it's also super easy to make! We also love that this puppet polar bear craft is made from just one sheet of paper. As a bonus: Kids Craft Room has created a free printable pattern for you, so you can start to enjoy all the fun and games right away! All you need to do to make these adorable polar bear puppets is: print the template, cut it out and then follow Kids Craft Room's instructions:
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8 different Christmas gift card idea - easy paper craft
Are you looking for easy, fun ( and last minute ) Christmas gifts cards that can be done easily even by the smallest crafty hands? Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial ! In this nice video craft tutorial you will find 8! easy and fun Christmas card ideas from button Christmas motifs ( snowman, wreath, ornaments ) to easy cut-out and paper folded gift card types. These cute Christmas gift cards with a heart warming quote or message can be nice little presents at Christmas , or you can package tickets/money or photos in them!
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Paper plate scarecrow - fall craft for kids
With the leaves falling from trees, it's the perfect season for DIY crafts and these paper plate scarecrow by The Best Ideas For Kids are just perfect for all DIY scarecrow craft lovers! This lovely little scarecrow decor is one of the simplest paper plate projects so it’s perfect for kids and it only takes a few minutes to make! ( It’s also a great fall craft project for the classroom. ) Keep your kids entertained all day long with this fun, colorful paper plate project that won't leave you with a mega mess:
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Paper Easter bunny rosettes - fun Easter craft for kids
Spring is here and that means it’s bunny season! This easy-to-make Easter kids craft project by Johanna is a fun way to decorate for Easter and get in the spring spirit. These versatile paper bunny rosettes would look great on a gift box or hanging from branches to make a fun Easter centerpiece ! Every-bunny will love it! You could use any type of paper to create these cute Easter decorations ( A4 printer paper will work well, just as scrap Christmas wrapping papers, or colorful craft papers ). Let's get folding!
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Paper cone dolls with Halloween costumes
Mr.Printables' popular free printable paper dolls set 'Cone Girls' get to dress up in spooky fashion for Halloween - Yay! They've created a few Halloween costumes for them so they don't miss out on this fun day! If your kids had fun playing with the original cone girl printable paper dolls, surprise them with these cool new outfits on Halloween day and help the cone girls boo everyone! = ) (You can find the original base cone shaped paper dolls >>>here<<< )
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