Llamas are all the rage now and no wonder; they’re so cute! Get in with the trend & celebrate llamas this Alpaca Day with some Lovely Llama Crafts for Kids!
Are you a Llama Mama? Or a Mama Llama, as the terminology maybe? In case you’re wondering, Mama Llamas are those chill Moms, who don’t bother much about schedules and stuff, but are all ready to kick the first person to mess with their kid!
Sounds familiar? Yup, I’m a Mama Llama too! And it’s all the more fun because llamas are totally ‘in’ these days; you can find them everywhere from enamel pins to bathroom slippers!
And since it’s Alpaca Day on 10th September, & December 9th is National Llama Day, we think it’s the perfect opportunity to celebrate llamas – and Mama llamas – with some lovely llama crafts for kids!
20 Lovely Llama Crafts for Kids
Got a little one at home who wants to make a llama craft? Then this one from Handmade Charlotte might be the perfect pick! It’s simple enough and all you need is a paper plate in white or pastel colors.
These llamas look perfectly store bought, don’t they? That’s the magic of this cute llama craft from Handmade Charlotte, that uses wool, pipe cleaners and pom poms in pastel colors for that lovely effect.
This felt llama plushie is super easy to make and is the perfect project for sewing beginners. Go ahead and decorate your llama with yarn, pom poms or whatever catches your fancy!
Give your llama any personality you want with these cool paper plate llama heads from Kleinliebchen! Add a flower for a sweet and innocent llama, or a pom pom headband for a boho vibe, or go with shades for that suave look!
There are lots of Valentine Llama crafts out there, but this one from I Heart Crafty Things takes the cake because of its simplicity.Once you get the card stock llamas, it’s just a matter of decorating them!
Got a plain canvas or cloth tote lying around! Then hurry up and get your craft supplies – because Moogly is going to show you how to transform it completely! You can do this project even without a Cricut, just printing out the template and tracing it onto the bag.
These mini llamas from Brook Haven House are so cute! You can use them as party invitations or place holders – you can even dress them up to match the season! Check out the detailed step by step tutorial.
Faltmanufaktur has a lovely free printable to help you make your own llama paper toy – that’s three dimensional. What’s more, there are options to play around with dressing your llama, so you can personlize it to your heart’s content.
If you’d like to make your own llama drama, you’re going to need these cute finger puppets from I Heart Crafty Things! They’re so easy to make but they’re so pretty! I’m sure to be making a bunch of these.
Llamas and unicorns – two of the hottest icons come together in this adorable llamacorn craft from That Kids Craft Site! Download the free template and go crazy making the llamacorn your very own!
Give Dad a gift that he’ll always carry around with him – DIY llama key ring! This craft from Hobby Craft is easy to make, and great for kids who’re just starting out to sew.
Now here’s an art project from The Art Garden Blog that pretty much anyone can do, with anything you have! Mixed media means you have the freedom to use anything you like, although we’d suggest making sure there are colorful pom poms!
Upcycle a plain wooden piggy bank into something that has so much more character and color – by turning it into a llama! Fun 365 has the full tutorial on how you can do this, along with a printable template.
This llama certainly looks like she’s in dreamland! That flower crown gives kids lots of opportunities to use up bits and bobs of embellishments lying around. Check out the instructions at Glued to My Crafts.
These cards are made from paper plates – although they don’t look like it at first glance! Kids Craft Room’s project is a great idea for a classroom Valentine, and easy to make too.
Put old cardboard tubes to good use with these colorful llamas from Mer Mag! They’re quite sturdy and would make good steeds for Lego minifigures or other small world play ideas.
A llama snowflake? Yes, Pink Stripey Socks proves it is indeed possible, and in the prettiest way ever! This is such a simple craft but also makes for some cutting and coloring practice for beginners.
Cereal boxes can turn into anything you can think of – even llamas! The Artisan Life gives us a simple llama craft made with an old box, and the best part is that you can make it as colorful as you like.
We just love the elegant simplicity of these llamas from Willow Day. With a free template to download, making these will be a breeze, and adding some fragrant dried or fresh blooms will just take it to the next level!
If you’d like to be completely on trend these days, we’d suggest trying out some more things in addition to llama crafts – flamingo crafts, emoji crafts and of course, unicorn crafts! Now you’re going to be all hot and happening wherever you go!