Get ready to soar into the big blue sky with these cute Hot Air Balloon Crafts for Kids! Make hot air balloons out of paper, buttons, Washi tape and more!
Have you ever traveled in a hot air balloon? If you have, you know that it’s an experience like no other! Floating up in the sky with a huge balloon lifting you up – it’s dreamy! No wonder hot air balloons are a big hit with honeymooners!
If you’re wondering why we’re talking about hot air balloons, it’s because June 5 is Hot Air Balloon Day – yes, it exists! Kids love hot air balloons too, which explains why it’s so widespread in popular culture. In fact, the movie ‘Up’ was promoted by Disney in Europe with a hot air balloon!
So what are we waiting for? Let’s get going and make some hot air balloon crafts for kids! Turns out, you can make a hot air balloon out of pretty much anything!
10 Hot Air Balloon Crafts for Kids
These little hot air balloons from Oh Happy Day make the cutest party favors ever! Tiny baskets are attached to craft paper balloons and filled with little treats that’ll make anyone’s heart happy!
Inspired by Dr. Seuss’ ‘Oh, the Places you’ll Go!’ book, this quilled paper balloon craft is worth a place on your wall! Since the craft uses just one kind of quilling coil, it’s a great project for beginners.
Want a hot air balloon that you can play with? Check out this easy paper craft from Crafty Morning that is a hot air balloon that spins – and looks cute too!
Here’s a great paper mache craft for beginners to try – a paper mache balloon from Hobby Craft! Once your balloon is ready, be sure to have a little guy to sit inside the basket.
Washi tape can be used in so many different ways, it’s just mind blowing! One example is this craft from I Heart Crafty Things where you can arrange patterned tape vertically or horizontally to create colorful balloons.
This cute craft from Create Play Travel is perfect to decorate a new nursery. And it’s easy to make too, considering the printable template for the balloon is available for download.
Want to tell someone that you love them as much as the boundless sky? This heart balloon craft should do the trick! We particularly love the swirling clouds in the sky, among which the balloon rises high.
Birch and Button has a lovely wall decor idea that’s perfect for spring – a hot air balloon made with buttons. Paint your canvas to reflect the sky and then go nuts sticking on buttons in colors of your choice. Don’t forget the burlap basket!
Here’s a fun craft that older siblings can make for little ones. Artsy Momma shows us how to take a paper plate base and add on an assortment of craft materials to create a one of a kind sensory project!
Want to give your next party a dreamy setting? Check out these hot air balloon decorations from Oh Happy Day – these are easy to make and the little buntings turn plain balloons into fun decor.
Whether you’ve been on a hot air balloon ride or not, I’m sure you can’t wait to try out these hot air balloon crafts for kids! These will also work well for a hot air balloon or Dr. Seuss theme party – all that’s missing is the balloon-theme food!