25+ Pet Crafts and Activity Ideas for Kids

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We know how much your furry friends (and not so furry ones) mean to you. Whether you have a cat or dog, or a horse or axolotl these 25+ pet crafts are perfect for you.

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Pet Crafts for Kids

Fun Facts about Pets

  • Phillip Henry Gosse coined the term “aquarium”.
  • 4 in 5 households own a pet.
  • Pope Leo X had a white elephant as a pet.
  • Almost every culture keeps pets.

For more interesting information about pets, check out this article by Kiddle.

1. Paper Plate Cat

Cat Craft STep 7

Did you know that approximately 30% of households own a cat? Mine is one of them! Celebrate this furry feline friend with this easy paper plate craft. Learn how to make it yourself when you visit our post “Cat Craft (with Free Template)“.

2. Paper Plate Cat


You probably see your cats sleeping more often than not. That is because cats spend up to 18 hours of their day just sleeping! This sleeping paper plate cat is a fitting craft. Click HERE for the full set of instructions plus a free printable template!

3. Cat Coloring Pages


If you’re looking for an easy, no-prep activity for your kids, coloring pages are always the way to go. Not only are they quick and easy, but coloring is an excellent way to improve your kids fine motor skills. Want these FREE and PRINTABLE coloring pages? Click HERE.

4. Paper Plate Bull Dog

bulldog craft for kids made with paper plates

Did you know that bulldogs are the 5th most popular breed in the United States? Perhaps even you reading has one yourself! You can learn how to make this paper plate bull dog craft when you visit “Bulldog Craft for Kids (with FREE Template)“.

5. Recycled Newspaper Paper Dog

Who said crafting has to be wasteful! Here at In the Bag Kids’ Crafts we have lots of activities that give newspapers a second life, like this dog craft! Click HERE to access the full set of instructions.

6. Dog Coloring Pages

Did you know that over 65 million households own a dog? Chance is, yours is one of them. Celebrate your furry friends with these adorable dog coloring pages. Click HERE for the FREE PRINTABLES.

7-10. Paper Bag Dogs


These paper dog crafts are perfect for all the little dog lover in your life. These paper bag puppies are perfect for interactive play! You can learn how to make them yourself when you visit “Dog Crafts for Kids {Get the Templates}“.

11. Paper Plate Dog with Floppy Ears


If you liked the rest of the easy dog crafts, then you will love this paper plate dog. The special thing about craft is that its ears really move! Click HERE to view the full set of instructions.

12. Paper Plate Horse

Horse Craft for Kids

I feel that its every little girls dream to own a pony. If that is your little ones biggest wish then this horse craft is the perfect craft to keep them at bay. You can learn how to make this craft for yourself “Horse Craft for Kids“.

13. Horse Coloring Pages


Coloring pages are the perfect activity to keep your little ones occupied for hours. They’ll be having so much fun that they won’t even realize that they are improving their fine motor skills. Click HERE to get access to the FREE and PRINTABLE coloring pages.

14. Popsicle Stick Horse

Did you know that every craft on our website can be made from our MASTERLIST OF SUPPLIES. Even this adorable horse craft! Click HERE to learn how to make it for yourself.

15. Axolotl Coloring Pages

Printable Axolotl Coloring Pages for Kids

Among the most unique pets are axolotls! These adorable creatures have caught the world by storm in the past few years. Click HERE to download the free printable coloring pages inspired by these pets.

16. Paper Bag Axolotl Puppet

axolotl craft puppet for kids

Interactive crafts (like this Axolotl puppet) are great ways to bring kids closer together. The free and printable template makes this craft perfect for kids of all ages (Yes! Even preschoolers and kindergarteners can do it with a little guidance from an adult!). Click HERE for the full set of instructions.

17-22. 6 Adorable Pet Crafts for Kids


This post is dedicated to the crafts of 6 popular animals. Some animals feature in this post include: a dog, a cat, a parrot, a goldfish, a lizard and a guinea pig. You can discover all six of them when you read “6 Adorable Pet Crafts for Kids“.

23. Lizard Coloring Pages

Iguana Coloring Pages for Kids

Did you know that 68% of people in West Virginia own lizards? This makes them the most popular pet of the state! These iguana coloring pages are perfect for all the lizard lovers in your life! Click HERE to gain access to the FREE, PRINTABLE coloring pages.

24. Popsicle Stick Fish


Fish are truly wonderful pets. Each one is so unique with different colors, patterns and shapes. Craft away and make this popsicle stick fish craft just as unique as you are! Click HERE to read the full set of instructions.

25. Fluffy Bunny Craft

Fluffy Bunny

I had the biggest rabbit when I was a kid. As a matter of fact, I think that he was bigger than me. We even had to build him his own house and fenced in area outside so that he could run around. You can find the full tutorial and grab the free printable to make this adorable bunny craft HERE.

26. Paper Bag Bunny Craft

rabbit craft for kids

Making this cute rabbit craft is simple with the free bunny template. You can grab it HERE.

27. Paper Plate Turtle Craft


Making this adorable turtle craft could not be simpler. We used washi tape to give him unique character. Grab the free template and learn how to make this fun turtle craft step by step HERE.

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