Letting your kids have a creative outlet is so important, that’s why I found the best construction paper crafts to choose from! There are so many different things you can turn construction paper into, I found a few below to help you get inspired. Let your kids pick out their favorite craft, gather the supplies and get down to crafting!
Crafting isn’t the only way to have fun with your kids! If you are looking for a quick and easy way to finally get organized… check out the free printables at the end of the post!
Here are the crafts I found:
Halloween Paper Garland Cutouts
Source: One Little Project
I am HERE for the boo’s, and “witch” better have my candy! Halloween is approaching faster than ever, and there’s no better time the present to get a head start on all of these halloween art cutouts using construction paper. Bats, ghosts, and big orange pumpkins can hang anywhere in your house you choose this year!
Handprint Earth Craft For Earth Day
Source: Simple Everyday Mom
Those handprints won’t be tiny and cute forever…Celebrate your favorite little hands, and the earth with this incredibly cute and unique craft. This will definitely be one to hang on the fridge, and a moment to remember. We love earth!
How to Make an Olympics-Inspired Torch Craft
Source: Fireflies and Mud Pies
Why don’t they light the olympic torch in Athens? It would be hard to put out a GREASE fire, that’s why! Celebrate the olympics by making your own torch at home with this awesome craft!
Construction Paper Dragon Puppet
Source: Ruffles and Rain Boots
Have you guys had a chance to watch “How to Train Your Dragon” yet? It will definitely set your heart on FIRE, and you will definitely be interested and inspired by this dragon craft! I love how cute this dragon puppet is when it’s completed, and the little fire in its mouth… You’ll love this!
Paper Weaving Craft Project
Source: The House That Lars Built
Get ready to bob and weave with this awesome craft perfect for a rainy day! With a bunch of colored construction paper you and your little ones will love mastering the art of weaving, and the turnout is beautiful. My kids used theirs as a blanket for their favorite stuffed animal. Forget tasting the rainbow, craft it!
DIY Rainbow Paper Flower Wreath
Source: Gathered In The Kitchen
“Thistle” be one of the prettiest crafts if you choose to make it, and you’ll definitely “pick” this flower project! Create your own bouquet of flowers with colored construction paper of your choosing and give it to someone special. This is a perfect mother’s day present or present for a special grandparent in your life. You “grow”, girl.
Paper Carrot Garland
Source: Create Craft Love
I care-rot about carrots, especially for a themed birthday party or in the fall! You will love the way this carrot garland craft looks, and you and your kids will love doing it for an Easter theme, bunny-themed or fruit, and vegetable-themed party. You’ll be “rooting” for this one!
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Penguin Craft for Kindergarten
Source: The Printable Princess
“Waddle” we do without penguin crafts? I’ve never met a little one who is not into penguins, and this “make your own penguin” craft is cute, easy, and will be one to save!
Construction Paper Turkey Craft
Because you know I’m all about that BASTE! Thanksgiving will be here before we all know it, and let’s face it. There will be no thanksgiving party at school this year. Time to get creative with this awesome paper turkey craft that you can easily make at home. Gobble, gobble!
Paper Weaving Rocket Craft for Preschoolers
Source: Homeschool Preschool
Blast off with this quick and easy rocket craft made specifically for your littlest little ones! Your kids will love creating this rocket ship, bringing it outside, and throwing it up into the air while planes go by on these hot summer days. Love an easy project that my kids are guaranteed to love too!
Caterpillar Paper Chain
Source: Ryan & Marsha
Once you introduce the book “The Hungry Little Caterpillar” to your own hungry little caterpillars, the first thing they will want to do is find caterpillars, talk about caterpillars, and read the book every night before bed. MAKING a caterpillar is bound to amp them up, and they’ll love this project!
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Woodland Animal Construction Paper Craft
Source: Hello Wonderful
This woodland animal craft is foxxing amazing! There’s always a right time, a right event, or a good day to make your theme animals like owls, foxes, and deer, and not to mention they are IN right now. You will love this one!
Paper Bag Parrot Puppets
Source: I Heart Crafty Things
Ever wish you had parrots instead of kids? It’s easier to make them repeat what you do and say, in fact, they spend their whole life trying to be just like you. Well, now you can have BOTH with this paper bag parrot craft. Plus, I love a craft that my kids can play with afterward… Makes the work worth it!
Homemade Rocket Craft For Kids
Source: The Inspiration Edit
I’m not a rocket scientist or anything, but if I had to guess you would love this homemade rocket craft! Make it yourself, AND make it fly too!
House Day & Night Craft
Source: Non-Toy Gifts
The question will come… “What makes it dark at night outside”? A question that will turn into a very fun project if you participate in this craft! Have your kids draw their house at night and during the day, and even let them hang it on the wall at corresponding hours. I love this one!
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Superhero Handprint Craft For Kids
Source: The Best Ideas For Kids
Pick your poison… any super hero you want in this one! This handprint superhero craft is for all of those crazy superhero loving little ones out there! You will love creating your own shaped like a hand and playing with it afterwards!
Halloween Torn Paper Art Ideas
Source: Easy Peasy and Fun
Trick or treat YOSELF to this awesome town paper art craft that is definitely “hang in the house” worthy! Crinkle it, tear it, glue it, and watch your favorite Halloween decor come to life on colored construction paper of your choice. Boo-rilliant!
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Construction Paper Fire Truck Craft
Source: Pjs & Paint
Your favorite little fireman or woman will be absolutely obsessed with this construction paper fire truck craft! WEEOW WEEEEOW, the fire truck coming!
Easy Paper Twirl Snake Craft
Source: Our Kid Things
My mom used to call snakes “little danger noodles” and for some reason that always gave me a love and kindness towards snakes. We even had them growing up! When you see this paper spiral snake craft and how cute and colorful it is I’m sure you will be loving all of the little danger noodles too!
How to Make an Easy Pop Up Rainbow Card
Source: Red Ted Art
Trying to perfect a unique homemade card for a special one in your life? Wait until you see this pop up rainbow craft card. It is so easy, so cute, and full of sunshine to brighten anyone’s day!
I hope you found a few ideas and inspiration for your next craft night… These can be a great idea when your kids want to have friends over, gather some supplies and keep them entertained for hours! That way you can have some well-deserved R&R! Once you’re done relaxing, check out the free printables I created to help you stay on track:
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