14 Perfect Panda Craft Ideas for Kids to Make

Jennifer Buttner


March 3, 2018

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There is something incredibly adorable about pandas and their simple monochrome colour scheme allows for plenty of crafty activities to suit all ages too! So if you’re looking for activities to entertain the kids, here are 14 perfect panda craft ideas for kids to make that look fab!

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Pandas are one of those special animals that we all love, with their soulful eyes, playful demeanour, and gorgeous black and white fur.

Bring some of the panda’s playfulness to your arts and crafts sessions – these panda craft ideas are lots of fun!

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Fun Panda Craft Ideas for Kids

#1. Fork Print Panda Bear

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Image: Crafty Morning

This super easy panda fork art project from Crafty Morning cleverly uses forks to create the fur effect. It’s quick and fun to make, which is ideal for toddlers and preschoolers.

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#2. Egg Box Panda

panda egg carton craft

Image: Patchwork Parent

Recycle your egg cartons to create this cute egg box panda craft from Patchwork Parent, complete with crafty mini bamboo. There’s a whole zoo of other animals to make too!

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#3. Bottle Panda Craft

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Image: Crafty Crafted

With an empty bottle, craft paper and some glue, the kids will love making these easy panda crafts from Crafty Crafted.

#4. Painted Rock Pandas

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Image: Martha Stewart

We love these painted rock pandas from Martha Stewart! Head out for a stroll in the woods or along the beach to collect some suitable flat rocks, then come home and get creative.

#5. DIY Panda Lantern

panda lantern

Image: FiberLab

Transform a simple paper lantern into a panda light shade that will capture attention! FiberLab shows you how to panda-fy a paper lantern with some simple pom poms and felt – there’s even templates for the felt eyes and nose to make it easier.

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#6. Make Your Own Po Colouring Book

Kung_Fu_Panda_ColouringPart craft, part colouring activity, the fun Kung Fu Panda 3 party pack on the official Kung Fu Panda website is worth downloading. Included within it are numerous colouring pages that you can print off and turn into a little book for some Po-tastic colouring fun!

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#7. Panda Bear Heart Craft

Heart panda craft

Image: Crafty Morning

This cute little heart panda craft from Crafty Morning is simply made by cutting out various heart shapes from black and white paper, and assembling into a panda face. Wouldn’t this make the cutest Valentine?

#8. Panda Pom-Pom

Aren’t these adorable? Make your own panda pom pom with this instruction video from Pom Maker. Transform your panda into a keyring, hanging decoration or just a cute bedtime bear!

#9. Potato Stamped Pandas

Potato stamping panda craft

Image: I Heart Arts N Crafts

Who knew potatoes could be so fun! Create some easy potato stamped panda art using potato stampers and paint, just like these ones from I Heart Arts N Crafts.

#10. Paper Bag Panda Puppets

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Image: How to Be the Best Nanny

Transform a brown paper bag into a panda bear puppet thanks to this great idea from How to Be The Best Nanny. All you need is some construction paper, crayons, and glue. See what other animals the kids want to create too – they could put on a whole puppet show!

#11. Giant Panda Craft

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Image: My Creative Life

Cindy at My Creative Life has a neat Giant Panda craft project idea. Using pieces of torn black and white construction paper, stick shapes together to build your giant panda.

#12. Easy DIY Panda Bookmark

Panda bookmark

Image: Cristina’s Ideas

Corner bookmarks are super easy to create, and make a lovely gift or party activity for kids also. Here’s a cute corner panda bookmark from Cristina’s Ideas which your kids will enjoy.

#13. Footprint Panda

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Image: The Pinterested Parent

We love how clever this simple craft is from The Pinterested Parent – using black and white paint and a strategically placed footprint, you can create your own panda footprint art. Check out all the other letters of the alphabet and see which one is your favourite!

#14. Paper Plate Panda Craft

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Image: Danya Banya

This paper plate panda craft from Danya Banya is a good project for working fine motor skills for toddlers and preschoolers. Punch two paper plates and have the kids sew them together with thick yarn to make the panda head, and then decorate with googly eyes and felt ears.

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