Celebrate one of the most iconic monuments in the world with these 10 Enchanting Eiffel Tower Crafts for Kids! Make crafts with straws, paper, bricks & more!
No matter how little general knowledge one has, if there’s anything he or she can recognize, it’s got to be the iconic French monument, a travel dream for many – the Eiffel Tower!
If you’re planning on getting kids acquainted with world structures this summer, the Eiffel Tower is a good place to start – at least they’ll have seen it somewhere or the other! There are many amazing facts about this wrought iron tower, including the engineering marvel that it is.
But rather than reading random facts, you know what’s the best way for kids to actually realize how amazing this structure is? Making it themselves!! And that’s why in honor of Eiffel Tower Day on 31st March, we’ve got a bunch of enchanting Eiffel Tower crafts for kids to make – go check them out!
10 Enchanting Eiffel Tower Crafts for Kids
Paris is all about beauty, style and of course, glamour!! Practical Mama brings all these elements together in this simple glittery Eiffel Tower craft made with cardboard and glitter paint. Prepare for the mess!
If your kids would rather go 2D instead of 3D, this step by step tutorial from Art Projects for Kids is perfect! Follow the detailed steps with pictures to learn how to draw a very realistic looking Eiffel Tower!
For the kids who’d like to take on the challenge of actually building the Eiffel Tower brick by brick, this project form Inspiration Laboratories provides ideas with both wooden blocks as well as Lego bricks. For an extra challenge, ask kids to make it out of only recycled materials.
French diets are known to be indulgent yet healthy, and this fruit platter from Kiddie Foodies proves it. With just three ingredients, all of them healthy, you get a cute dish that not only represents the Parisian icon but the French flag colors as well.
Oh Happy Days makes an Eiffel Tower pinata that looks so gorgeous, you won’t feel like breaking it! All you need is gold mylar for this glamorous and totally chic tower. Make a smaller version to keep as a centerpiece or decor.
Me and the Chicks take a tip from Seurat to create this dot painted Eiffel Tower. This is an easy art project that anyone can do, and the result will be something you can frame and hang on your wall.
Non Toy Gifts has a lovely project that’s perfect for a France culture study session. Foam sheets act as the base and colored paper straws represent the country’s national colors. You can also do this in plain straws and fix a flag on the top.
Here’s another easy project with straws, which works well to use up old straws. Paper and Glue uses a simple base template for the tower, which even preschoolers can fill in with glue and straws cut to size.
Black, gold and pink are classic colors of Parisian chic, and The Project Girl knows this well! She uses gold card stock for a beautiful model of the Eiffel Tower. The tassel and ribbon add that final touch that the French are known for!
Our Worldwide Classroom has an idea that’s so open ended you can think of a million ways to use it! Just print out the free template of the Eiffel tower and fill it in with anything you like – colored paper, buttons, flowers or anything else!
These projects don’t just act as a good introduction to world monuments, but they also test kids’ STEM knowledge, especially when it comes to 3 D models. After trying a few projects, kids will be inspired to make towers with other materials. Can’t think of a better way to foster their creativity!