These monster crafts are amazing! These easy monster crafts are silly, not-so-scary, and a fun way to keep kids busy. These cute monster fun crafts are great for kids of all ages: toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarten kids. These monster craft ideas are great whether you’re at home or in a classroom.
The word monster used to be a scary thing for kids, but not so much anymore. There are so many colorful monster crafts for kids these days, you can even theme an entire party with monsters! I love making them because there are just so many creative possibilities. From one giant eye to a face full of tiny eyeballs, their personalities are all so different!
Monster Crafts for Kids, for Any Time of Year!
Whether you have a monster crazed preschooler or an elementary aged child ready for a monster party, there are plenty of ideas here to keep you busy! The first order of business to to make some Monster Party Invitations and once those are done, you can get going on the rest of the monsterific party decorations!
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Recycled Monster Crafts
1. Canning Lid Monsters Craft
A fun way to use those canning lids once your jars are empty! Make Canning Lid Monsters from Crafts by Amanda. Add some googly eyes and make some cute little monsters.
2. Cardboard Box Monsters Craft
Make funky Cardboard Box Monsters with recycled materials from Craft Jr. You don’t have to make scary monster crafts when you have these fun monsters! I love this cute monster craft.
3. Cardboard Tube Ghouls Craft
Your imagination and colorful paper turn recycled cardboard tubes into an entire family of Cardboard Tube Ghouls from Crafts by Amanda
4. Cardboard Tube Monsters Craft
Alisa Burke also turned cardboard tubes into a fabulous collection of Cardboard Tube Monsters.
Video: TP Roll Monsters
5. Cereal Box Monster Crafts
Don’t throw out that cereal box. You can create Cereal Box Monsters with Kix Cereal’s instructions.
6. Colorful CD/DVD Monsters Craft
CDs and DVDs are almost obsolete, but don’t toss them just yet. Grab the duct tape to make these Colorful CD/DVD Monsters from Crafts by Amanda.
7. Recycled Juice Box Monster Craft
Make monsters from recycled juice box containers with Crafts by Amanda
8. Monster Mobile Craft
Kids will love this Monster Mobile from Happy Hooligans.
9. Monster Treat Bag Craft
Planning a party? These Monster Treat Bags are great as a make & take.
10. Peach Pit Monster Craft
Who knew? Turn your peach pits into monsters! With Projects fro Preschoolers.
11. Plastic Lid Monster Craft For Kids
Turn lids from milk jugs, orange juice and other containers into these Plastic Lid Monsters from Crafts by Amanda.
12. Monster Bread Tag Craft
Crafts by Amanda also shows you how to create Monsters from Bread Tags.
13. Sandwich Box Monster Craft
This darling Sandwich Box Monster from Fun Family Crafts is ready for a treat!
14. Tissue Box Monster Craft
Giggles Galore shows us her version with this Tissue Box Monster.
Fabric, Felt & Foam Monster Crafts
15. Felt Monster Craft For Kids
Nifty, Thrifty & Thriving made some felt monsters in order to create a banner for her son’s birthday.
16. Glitter Foam Monster Crafts
These Glitter Foam Monsters from Crafts by Amanda are perfect for a group activity or a make & take!
17. Glove Monster Crafts
Who could resist these darling Glove Monsters from Craftaholics Anonymous?
18. Monster Felt Board Book Craft
Head over to Kix Cereal to learn how to make a monster felt board book from a cereal box!
19. Mix and Match Monster Crafts
Mix and Match Monsters is a fun activity your kids will love from And Next Comes L
20. Monster Jeans Patch Crafts
Hole in your child’s jeans? Make a Monster Jeans Patch from One Artsy Mama
21. Monster Sleep Mask Crafts
Monster Sleep Masks are a fun way to put the kids to bed. From Mom
22. Pocket Tissue Monster Craft
Morena’s Corner keeps her kids’ tissues handy in this Pocket Tissue Monster.
23. Shape Monsters Craft
A fun way to learn shapes with Shape Monsters from House of Baby Piranha
24. Sock Monster Craft
Turn mismatched socks into adorable Sock Monsters from Fave Crafts.
School Helpers Monster Craft
25. Craft Stick Monster Craft
These Craft Stick Monsters make great bookmarks, via Crafts by Amanda.
26. Monster Corkboard Craft
You can use a wreath and duct tape to make a Monster Corkboard to hold all your notes and assignments – from Crafts by Amanda.
27. Monster Bookmark Craft
Crafts by Amanda shows how to make Monster Bookmarks from hair clips.
28. Monster Corner Bookmark Craft
Tally’s Treasury shows you how to create Monster Corner Bookmarks.
29. Monster Pencil Holder Craft
Turn shampoo bottles into Monster Pencil Holders via Madame Criativa.
30. Monster Pencils Craft
These colorful Monster Pencils come from 36th Avenue
Monster Puppets & Play Thing Crafts
31. Boogie Monster Crafts
Get down to the beat with these silly Boogie Monsters from Craftaholics Anonymous.
32. Colorful Pasta Monsters Craft
Make Colorful Pasta Monsters via Crafts by Amanda.
33. Felt Monster Puppet Crafts
Turn felt into monster puppets with The Style Safari.
34. Monster Finger Puppet Crafts
If you prefer finger puppets, then Mom Endeavors has you covered.
35. Easy Monster Puppet Craft
These friendly looking Monster Puppets come from Kix Cereal.
36. Making Monsters From Playdough
Let their imagination run wild making monsters from play dough with Fun Family Crafts.
37. Rock Monsters Crafts
Rock Monsters from Free Kids Crafts are always a hit. This is a great way to make friendly monsters in different shapes and still practice fine motor skills.
38. Yarn Monster Crafts
Want another easy peasy monster craft? Then you’ll love this simple craft. Eighteen 25 shows you how to make these whimsical Yarn Monsters.
Other Monster Arts, Crafts & Activities
39. Monster Eyeball Picture Frame Craft
Display your child’s artwork or pictures in these adorable Monster Eyeball Picture Frames.
40. Bath Time Monster Craft
Have fun in the tub with these monsters at Crafting Things New
41. Monster Coat Hanger Craft
Make your closet a monster friendly place with monster coat hangers from Articulation.
42. Monster Blow Painting Craft
Blow Painting is fun for all ages, via Super Simple
43. Crinkle Paper Monster Craft
Turn crinkle paper into a monster with No Time For Flash Cards.
44. Glitter Slime Monster Crafts
Glitter Slime Monsters are perfect for Halloween, via 36th Avenue.
45. Googly Eye Monster Craft
These Googley Eyed Green Blobs from Make and Takes are a perfect party craft.
46. Handprint Monster Crafts
Turn handprints into monsters with Crafts by Courtney.
47. Monster Balloon Craft
Planning a monster party? Don’t miss these Monster Balloons via Mas and Pas.
48. Monster Cup Craft
We love these Monster Cups from Bombshell Bling.
49. Monster Mug Craft
Decorate your very own Monster Mugs from Repeat Crafter Me.
50. Monster Confetti Craft
Make your own Monster Confetti to add a dash of color to your table.
51. Monster Wreath Craft
Make a Monster Wreath for your front door with Baby Rabies.
52. No-Mess Monster Craft
Kids Activities Blog shares these super fun No-Mess Monsters.
*BONUS* Fun Monster Snack Ideas!
53. Fruit Monsters
These healthy Fruit Monsters will help keep your little monsters feeling great!
54. Monster Fruit Cups
Want a more portable treat? These Monster Fruit Cups are sure to be a real hit!
Why do kids love monsters?
Monsters help kids process their emotions. Talking about monsters can help kids work through scary thoughts and feelings. Plus, they’re funny looking!
What age are kids afraid of monsters?
Usually between the ages of 3 and 8
How do you throw a monster party for kids?
To plan a monster party, start with cute DIY monster invitations. Then plan some monster crafts and games for the kids. Don’t forget a monster cake or monster fruit cups!
More Monster Fun From Kids Activities Blog
- This rock monster craft is so cute.
- Take a look at this monster truck craft!
- M is for Monster craft.
- We have the cutest toilet paper roll monster crafts for kids.
- We have so many delicious monster cookie recipes.
- Look at these ping pong ball monster crafts!
- Your little one will love this adorable and friendly monster coloring pages.
- You will love this Nibbles the book monster coloring pages!
- How awesome are these puffy paint monsters?!
- Want more Monster fun? Check out these monster coloring pages!
- Speaking of monsters, you have to check out these Godzilla coloring pages.
Which monster crafts did you try out with your kids?