15 MORE Stunning But Easy Paper Craft Ideas for Kids

Kellie Kearney

June 5, 2019

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Following the success of our 18 Easy Paper Crafts for Kids You’ll Want to Make Too we’ve had a look for more easy and gorgeous paper crafts suitable for kids to make. Go on, grab the glue… Here are even more stunning but easy paper craft ideas for kids:

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From simple to detailed, we love the variety of paper craft ideas that can be made – and even young toddlers can get involved.

Stock up on craft paper in a variety of colours, some glue and other decorative craft accessories to make these crafts with your kids.

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Fun Paper Craft Ideas

Lily Flower

Calla Lily Paper Flowers

Image: DIY Paper Crafts

Are you looking to brighten up someone’s day, or maybe you have a birthday coming up? This paper craft from DIY-Paper Crafts for lily flowers is bound to delight.

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Rocking Bird

rocking bird paper craft

Image: New Kids Centre

Looking for something suitable for toddlers? This paper craft from New Kids Centre is perfect. It’s super fun to make, easy and creative! Place these little guys beside a window, and watch as the gentle breeze moves your creations.

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Paper Plate Tropical Fish

tropical fish paper craft

Image: Crafts By Amanda

Have a Finding Nemo fan in your life? If so, this paper craft from Crafts by Amanda won’t disappoint! Let the kids get creative and use their imagination to make colourful tropical fish. There’s so many colours to choose from.

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Paper Craft Spider

incy wincy spider paper craft

Image: Red Ted Art

Perfect for Halloween or even to spook out a sibling or Dad. These little guys from Red Ted Art are simple to create, and so easy you could make a dozen.

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Paper Crowns

Origami crown

Image: Origami Funs

What about a jewel-filled crown for the little prince or princess in your life? Add some glitter or some sparkly jewels and they will be the ruler of the land (as if they aren’t already!). Here’s a video from OrigamiFuns showing how to make them.

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Giddy Up Horsey

giddy up horsey

Image: DIY Thought

This paper craft from DIY Thought is a great way to recycle some old newspapers and wool clippings. Kids will get to practice their motor skills cutting the horse’s mane too.

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3D Rainbow Paper Craft

rainbow paper craft ideas

Image: Easy Peasy and Fun

Something a little different and may require a steady hand. These little beauties from Easy Peasy and Fun are sure to brighten up any room!

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Paper Snails

Paper snails

Image: David’s Creative School

We absolutely adore these bright and colourful snail paper crafts. It won’t take long before these heart shaped snails settle in your home.

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Pirate Pals

paper craft pirate

Image: Molly Moo Crafts

Ahoy there matey! No paper craft post would be complete without a recycled toilet roll. Try this pirate craft project from Molly Moo Crafts with older kids as it takes a little more work than the others.

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Whale and Friends

Paper whale Red Ted Art

Image: Red Ted Art

Why not make this adorable origami paper craft family of whales to dive deep with Nemo and friends above. Red Ted Art has full instructions, as well as this how-to video.

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Airplane Paper Craft

toilet roll airplane paper craft ideas

Image: Molly Moo Crafts

Forget about paper aeroplanes, we LOVE this recycled toilet roll paper craft from Molly Moo Crafts. Bring the kids outside once complete and see how far your plane will fly!

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Hungry Little Caterpillar

caterpillar paper plate paper craft ideas

Image: I Heart Crafty Things

Reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar and want to bring the book to life? How cute is that little guy sticking his head out of the apple from I Heart Crafty Things?

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Paper Ladybugs

paper ladybug craft

Image: I Love Matt Cardle

The kids will have you tormented with collecting toilet roll tubes this summer to make these super cute ladybugs from I Love Matt Cardle!

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Origami Hopping Frogs

Make these hopping origami frogs for a bit of fun. The first one you make will you take you a little while, but once you have the technique you can make them out of different colours and patterned paper.

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Miniature Doll’s House


Image: Ye Craft Ideas

This is a pretty clever miniature doll’s house idea for smallies from Ye Craft Ideas. Let them design the house as they please – who knows where their imagination will take them?!

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Have you got any other suggestions for fun paper craft ideas that you have enjoyed making with your child? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

15 MORE Stunning But Easy Paper Craft Ideas for Kids

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Published On: June 5th, 2019 / Categories: Things To Do / Last Updated: March 30th, 2021 / Tags: , , , , /

About the Author: Kellie Kearney

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Award-winning blogger Kellie Kearney is a mammy of six. Kellie spends her days bribing her kids, counting to three and making memories, whatever the weather, finding free or cheapish family-friendly days out just so they will sleep through the night! (She also hosts a series ‘Adventures of Eire’ over on her award-winning parenting blog www.mylittlebabog.com)

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