100 Animal Crafts for Kids

100 animal crafts for kids
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I’ve never seen a kid that wouldn’t like something (or everything) on this animal crafts list. There are just so many amazing and adorable projects to choose from. You will definitely find something that you child will absolutely love.

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100 Easy Animal Crafts for kids

The best part about this list of 100 animal crafts is that, even though they are all very different, each one is made using the same list of basic supplies that fit into one bag. Our master list has just 27 items on it, and we stick to those for everything that we make here. That way, once you fill your bag, your ready to go…no more prep than that. It’s like having a capsule wardrobe, but for your kids’ crafts instead of your outfits.

Horse Craft for Kids

Horse Craft for Kids

To make this horse craft for kids, you’ll start with a couple of basic paper plates and the add lots of imagination. Of course, it also helps to follow the instructions and grab the craft template for easy crafting…but imagination really is the special ingredient that brings it all together. And always remember when making…

paper plate owl craft

Paper Plate Owl Craft

This paper plate owl craft is not only fun and simple to make, but it’s also a great way to help kiddos practice fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination as they lace the center. And I’ve never met a kid yet who didn’t love a lacing activity. There’s just something about it that’s so calming….

Hedgehog Craft for Kids

Hedgehog Craft (beyond Cute!)

This hedgehog craft is simply the sweetest. You can choose to make it colorful or more traditional muted tones. It’s great as a preschool craft or toddler craft too, and placing the tissue paper squares is the perfect fine motor activity. Of course, kids of any age will enjoy making this adorable animal craft. If…

Spider Craft for Kids

Spider Craft for Kids

This spider craft for kids is fun and simple to make, but it’s so much more than just your every day craft. Once you’re done creating, this spider becomes a great fine motor activity for kiddos. It will help improve finger strength and dexterity and promote and mature pinch pattern, which comes in handy when…

paper plate sloth craft for kids

Paper Plate Sloth Craft

This paper plate sloth craft is unique and fun to make. And once you create your sloth, make make him some friends. It could be more sloths or other animals in the jungle. Then you can play away and tell stories using your new craft creations. And if you like this easy sloth craft, you’re…


Paper Bat Craft (Process Art!)

This paper bat craft is extra special and one of the easiest crafts you will ever make with your kids. We’re going to use a process art technique that I call “squish” painting. It’s also sometimes call warshak painting because it results in designs that are symmetrical like those used for the Warshak psychological test….

Paper Plate Tiger Craft for Kids

Paper Plate Tiger Craft

There are so many amazing and simple craft that you can make with your kids using paper plate, and this paper plate tiger craft does not disappoint. There are so many ways to customize this to make it a great craft for any age. It also creates an opportunity to learn a little bit about…


Giraffe Craft for Preschoolers

This giraffe craft for preschoolers starts with some simple pompom painting and gets special details made from recycled newspaper. I just love the touch that the spots made of print adds to this adorable craft. Though this craft is perfect for preschoolers, it will also work for kindergarteners or primary aged kids too. Tearing the…


Paper Plate Turtle Craft

This paper plate turtle craft is similar to lots of crafts that you might have seen out there. But there is one very important difference…my absolute favorite crafting supply…WASHI TAPE! It is the perfect thing for helping little ones work on their fine motor skills, as well as pre-scissors skills, working those hands together. Pulling,…

Turtle Craft Video Tutorial

Join my friend, Sadie, and I as we demonstrate how to make the sweet paper plate turtle craft with washi tape accents on his shell. It’s so much fun…you’re going to want to make more than one.

Now that you have all of these craft ideas for fun and simple animal crafts, don’t stop at just one…or even two. You’re goingn to want to craft your way through this list all year long. Just think of the fun you’ll have. And don’t stop at just making the crafts. Be sure to include some imaginary play with your finished projects too.

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