Have only paper to craft with at home? No problem! You can still keep your kids busy – with these 20 awesome Paper Crafts for Kids – that need Only Paper!
Have you ever seen a truly awesome project that you wanted to make – only to find that you didn’t have everything you need? I know, I’ve been there!
In a regular situation you could just take a trip to the craft store or stationery store and buy whatever you needed. Or if you were ready to wait, you could order online. However, with things being what they are right now, both of these options may not be available, so your only choice is to make something with what you have.
But what if you have just paper? No pipe cleaners, no pom poms, no googly eyes – just paper?
Well, you have paper! And that, my friend, is all you need to make these awesome paper crafts for kids. Check them out – you’ll be surprised and all that you can do with just paper!
20 Paper Crafts for Kids – that need Only Paper!
Bring in some serious spring vibes with this bright and cheerful tulip paper craft from The Craft Train. With a little bit of collage and paper weaving thrown in, it’s a good project for beginner crafters.
Don’t worry if you can’t play with your friends at this time, you can make your own little paper friends! This woodland collage is bursting with all kinds of details, from the animals to the different kinds of trees and even mushrooms!
Make your summer reading a tad bit cuter with these adorable unicorn bookmarks, made with – you guessed it – just paper! If you have any extras you can, of course, embellish them and make them your own.
If you’re looking for something a little more spring-themed, you can’t go wrong with these ladybug bookmarks. It’s surprising to see how amazing they look, considering they’re made of just paper.
You don’t have to wait for Halloween to make a treat bag – I, for one, am always ready for treats! Make these cute monster bags to store candy, stationery or to save up little treats for friends when school restarts.
We all need rainbows in our life – now more than ever! We’ve got just the craft that can cheer up someone’s day. Make these little rainbows and leave them at the doorsteps of your neighbors – and bring a little color into their lives!
Bats aren’t exactly the most popular creatures on the planet right now, but these bats are completely harmless! Use these to teach little kids about shapes and challenge the older ones to come up with their own shape bats.
It’s the perfect time to give your room a little makeover, and these woodland wreaths are perfect for that! With a neutral base and bright pops of color, these are too cute not to make!
Want to keep little kids occupied for a while? These paper weaving crafts are just what you need, and they’re great for some fine motor practice too. Just download print and hand it to them – and let them finish it in their own time.
How cheerful are these farm animal bookmarks? They seem to be delighted at the fact that you’re reading so much! Make more of these to give your friends. These also make great party favors for a farm theme party.
These paper flowers are so pretty and so versatile – there’s a lot you can do with them! You can stick them on gifts wrapped with plain paper for an extra punch. Or stick them on a plain bright background and frame for instant wall art!
Make these paper rainbow bookmarks to remind you how your book transports you a different, magical land every time you open it up! Jazz these up with some gold glitter – if you don’t mind the mess!
If you’ve got a circle punch, making this collage will be a breeze! If you don’t no problem – more cutting practice for the kids as they navigate their way around curves with their scissors!
Here’s the perfect craft idea for any space fan out there! Whether it’s science fiction, humor or mysteries, these little rockets will take you to the world of your choice.
These paper heliconias are so pretty, they’re almost as good as the real thing! Make a bunch of these in different colors and you can gift them to your teacher when classes restart.
Tired of all the toys at home? Well, why don’t you make your own? With this clown paper puppet, it’s super easy to create your own special puppet show!
Turn yourself into a different animal every day with these printable paper crowns! These are great for kids learning about farm animals or jungle animals or even marine creatures.
If you’ve got lots of paper scraps lying around, I can’t think of a better way to use them up than this crumpled paper turtle. Crumple up all the little bits, glue it onto the turtle’s body and you have a cool new turtle friend of your own!
This rainbow collage is so pretty I would frame it in a heart beat! Get the kids to think creatively about how to use rainbow paper and about the different elements they can create and add to the scene.
These paper butterflies are perfect to add some extra color to any piece of decor in your home. Whether it’s a photo frame, a boring door or a plain box, simply sticking a couple of these will perk them up instantly.
So you see, if you have paper, you have everything you need to make some awesome crafts! There are options for kids of all ages and interests, and let them go a little outside their comfort zone too. For instance, let the space enthusiast make the woodland collage, and let the unicorn-obsessed make a clown puppet. Try and see what else you can come up with!