If you are looking for children’s craft projects that are easy and inexpensive, you are going to love these Paper Crafts for Kids. Most of these craft projects can be made using materials you already have on hand and are quick and easy!
There is so much you can make from paper. Many people only think of coloring pictures or maybe making something like paper chains, but the possibilities are really endless. We’ve even seen complete formal gowns made only of paper!
Paper Crafts for Kids
If you’re looking for a fun activity to do with your kids, look no more. Check out these paper crafts for kids and pick out your favorites. Or show them to your kids and let them pick out which ones they want to make. Let’s get crafty!
PAPER BUTTERFLY CORNER BOOKMARK from Creative Cynchronicity
This is so pretty and so easy to make. Once you master the corner bookmark base, you can use it with all kinds of designs, not just butterflies.
PAPER CHAIN SNAKE From The Craft Train
Paper chain snakes wiggle and curl and move almost like a real snake because of the way they’re made.
SIMPLE 3D PAPER FLOWERS From How Wee Learn
For children starting to craft using paper, these 3D paper flowers are perfect for them because they are easy-to-make. A whole bouquet of these would be the perfect gift for Mom or Grandma on Mother’s Day.
RAINBOW PAPER SPINNER TOY From Teach Beside Me
These rainbow paper spinners (or twirligigs as the author calls them) are not only fun to make, they are fun to play with too. Win win!
FROZEN ELSA PAPER TUBE CRAFT Hello Wonderful
If you’ve got a Frozen fan in your home, this is going to be a must-make project.
PAPER STRIP RAINBOWS From One Little Project
What a super simple and easy craft project for kids to make. Grab some construction paper and fill your windows or walls with these adorable paper strip rainbows.
TOILET PAPER ROLL CAR From A Little Pinch of Perfect
If your child loves cars, they are going to be thrilled to make some of their own. Save up those toilet paper or paper towel rolls and make a whole fleet of them!
RAINBOW PAPERCRAFT From Live Well Play Together
If you are looking for a simple and fun project for your little kids, well, look no further, This one is just about as simple as it gets and it’s a great way to practice their colors and fine motor coordination.
DIY PAPER PINWHEELS From One Crazy Mom
This is a classic that never gets old. Once again, it’s fun to make AND fun to play with.
TOILET PAPER TUBE SCRAPBOOKS From Creative Cynchronicity
YES! Toilet paper tubes! When flattened, they can form pocket pages for a simple scrapbook. Let your kids embellish them as they would like.
WATERMELON PAPER FAN From The Kindergarten Connection
How adorable are these? This is a fun idea for summer!
MAGICAL PAPER CUP FAIRY HOUSE From Pas and Mas
How lovely these magical paper cup fairies are! Your child is going to want to make a whole village of these.
CATERPILLAR CRAFT From I Heart Crafty Things
Aren’t these caterpillar crafts adorable? We think this would be a great followup activity after reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
CURLED PAPER FLOWERS From A Few Shortcuts
Simple curled paper turns into beautiful flowers. Make a piece of art to hang up or use them to decorate homemade greeting cards.
FROZEN INSPIRED ELSA MAGIC WAND CRAFT From Messy Little Monster
Another fantastic project for the Frozen fans – what little one wouldn’t be thrilled having their own magic wand?
SUMMER CAMP PAPER LANTERNS From Design Dazzle
Here’s another classic from our childhoods. They’re so simple to make but the kids get a big kick out of this craft. Make up a bunch to hang all around the backyard for a party.
MAKE BOWLS FROM MAGAZINE PAGES From Creative Cynchronicity
It’s amazing to think of the three-dimensional projects you can make from simple magazine pages. Check out these beautiful bowls and learn how easy they are. It’s a great way to upcycle those old magazines.
Isn’t it amazing how many different types of projects you can make from paper? These craft projects are going to give you so many to choose from and so much inspiration to get you crafting with your kids.