These creative animal crafts are the perfect indoor projects to make with your kids! Whether they’re into farm animals or love sea creatures… you’ll find a wide variety of ideas that I’m sure they’ll love. The majority of the crafts here don’t require a ton of supplies, just stuff that you probably have already. With some construction paper, paint, or basic household supplies… you could make just about any one of these fun little animals!
Here are the ones I found:
DIY Upcycled Farm Animal K-Cups Craft
Source: Not Quite Susie Homemaker
Teach your kids about farm animals with this super fun DIY project! Making cute little animals has never been so fun and easy. You need some leftover k-cups, paint, construction paper, markers, and a few other supplies. Then, just follow this step by step tutorial and you’ll have your own farm in no time!
Paper Roll Giraffe Craft
Source: Non-Toy Gifts
Have you been to the zoo and now your kids won’t stop talking about the animals they’ve seen there? Why not turn that amazement into art? Grab those paper towel rolls, yellow paint, markers, and create these adorable giraffes! There’s nothing better than a simple craft that doesn’t require any crazy supplies!
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Handprint Flamingo Card Craft For Kids
Source: Simple Everyday Mom
Flamingos are the latest trend, so you can find them anywhere you look… From pool floats to balloons to decorations and even clothes, you can find these cute little pink animals everywhere. If your kids loves them too, here’s a great and easy craft they can work on! Break out that construction paper and let them get own to work!
Adorable Monkey Paper Puppet
Source: Ruffles & Rainboots
“Five little monkeys jumping on the bed…” is a classic! If you’re singing it to… or with your kids, you can use this monkey paper puppet to bring the story in life. You can also use it for other stories as well as a toy your kids can play with! Love it!
Curly Paper Plate Lion Craft
Source: Arty Crafty Kids
Are you throwing an animal-themed birthday party for your son? Then, you need this lion decoration. It’s just so cute and looks realistic that you can’t miss it. After the party’s over, you can hand it on the wall in the kids’ room as a decoration. Your kid will love it and you’ll save a lot of money on buying birthday decorations since you have all the supplies at home.
DIY Paper Shark Craft Tutorial
Source: Tea Time Monkeys
Accompany the Baby Shark song and dance with this cute shark craft. Not only it looks realistic but it also snaps. How cool is that? Your kids will love playing with it and chasing each other around the home. This one looks super fun!
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Safari Animals Foam Cup Craft
Source: Kids Activities Blog
Whether you are teaching your kids about animals or need some jungle-themed decorations, you have come to the right place! This tutorial shows you how to make safari animals out of foam cups. They are very easy and creative and your kids will love making them!
How to Paint Penguin Rocks
Source: Sustain My Craft Habit
Add a bit of arctic magic into your home this winter with these penguin painted rocks. Yeah, all you need are rocks (as many penguins as you want to make) and some acrylic paint! Sounds simple? It is. So gather the supplies and get down to work!
Egg Carton Cup Floating Whale
Source: Barley & Birch
Have some old egg cartons that you’re not sure what to do with?! Grab those leftovers, paint, some construction paper, and craft tools, and let your kids create this small adorable white whale. So, you get some “semi” free time and they get some fun time – it’s a win-win situation!
Paper Plate Farm Animals
Source: Made To Be A Momma
If you’re kids are starting to learn about farm animals or they already know all about them… here’s a great activity to keep them busy for a while! This paper plate farm animal craft is easy, creative, and very fun. Your kids will love it and the end product is super cute!
Cardboard Tube Elephant Craft
Source: Creative Family Fun
Making animals has never been easier! You can make them out of simple household items, such as toilet paper rolls or paper plates. If you are looking for a simple craft made of common supplies, check out this elephant craft. To make it, you need a paper roll or a cardboard tube, thin cardboard, grey paint, googly eyes, and a few craft tools!
Colorful & Fun Twirling Parrot Craft
Source: I Heart Crafty Things
If your kids love birds but there’s no way you’ll ever have one as a pet, this one is for you lol! Although it may sound difficult, making a parrot is much easier than you think. This step by step tutorial breaks it all down. The best part is that you probably already have all or most of the supplies required!
Paper Plate Turtle Craft
Source: The Resourceful Mama
Making animals shouldn’t be difficult. And, it’s not, at least not with this tutorial. You can make a cute turtle just using a paper plate, paint, cardboard in different shades, and google eyes! The end result? A lovely green turtle ready to be hung on the wall or placed as a decoration
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Paper Chain Snake Craft
Source: The Craft Train
Is your kid wondering how snakes walk, actually, crawl? You can teach them a bit more about these vicious yet impressive creatures by making a paper snake. Here’s an interesting DIY project tutorial that shows you how to make a paper chain python or two!
DIY Pig Craft Activity for Preschool Kids
Source: Simple Mom Project
Peppa pig is one of the favorite toddlers’ and kids’ characters. If your kids also love it, why not create a peppa pig craft? Here’s a simple activity for preschoolers they’ll love. A pig template, some construction paper, and a few craft tools is all you need to make this cute little piggy. So, gather the supplies and get down to work!
DIY Paper Bag Monkey Craft For Preschoolers
Source: The Inspiration Edit
Looking for an interesting zoo animal craft for your preschoolers? Take a look at this super cute little monkey. You can make this puppet with your kids when you need something to do without any screens! It’s the perfect addition to story-telling, especially if you are telling monkey stories!
Handprint Chicken Paper Plate Craft
Source: Life With Darcy and Brian
In need of some DIY Easter decorations your kids can make? There are no easier crafts than the paper plate ones. So, get a paper plate or two or as many as you want, craft feathers, a craft foam in several colors, and make this handprint chicken paper plate
Paper Plate Crab Craft For Kids
Source: Simply Today Life
Get creative this summer and make some super fun ocean themed creatures! With a few supplies, you can create a bunch of different animals that live in the deep blue waters. One of them is this super-easy paper place ocean crab craft. So, check it out!
Tissue Paper Snail Craft
Source: Fireflies & Mud Pies
If you’re looking for an animal craft idea, take a look at this cute snail! It’s made of tissue paper, snail printable, googly eyes, and a few other craft tools. It’s super-easy to make and a perfect addition to the kids’ room! How fun!?
Cute Seashell Fish Craft
Source: The Penny Wise Mama
Are your kids learning about ocean life? Support them with this seashell fish craft. They are very easy to make and look adorable. Plus, your kids will have a great time and will develop their creativity