25 Paper Crafts for Kids

There is something about fall time, my kids love to craft this time of year.  You can find our art table covered with scraps of paper, glue, crayons and paint.

Here are just a few of the projects our kids have either done, or dreamed of doing – all with paper!!

the best paper crafts for kids

Easy Crafts

We have a fun craft for everyone and most of them are easy peasy! Seriously, they’re so much fun! Whether you have older children or younger children, we have a fun craft for everyone!

From bright colors, to googly eyes, duct tape, hot glue, regular glue, construction paper, colored tissue paper, and more, we have projects using an array of different craft supplies for all level of skills.

Easy Paper Crafts For Kids

1. Printable Leaf Sewing Cards

Use a piece of paper as your canvas for a fun sewing project. These colorful leaf printables are fun with yarn sewn through them.

2. Paper Pumpkin Book Craft

What a great way to re-purpose an old book into a tabletop craft. Make a Book Pumpkin. This pumpkin book is seriously the cutest fall paper craft.

3. Cute Paper Weaving Craft

Patterns are fun for kids to learn to make. The repetition is good for their brains, and weaving is a great way to help kids recognize patterns in art. Check out these woven circles.

4. Amazing Paper Oriental Fans Craft

Too cool!! Make oriental fans using paper plates.

paper crafts for kids

5. Simple Paper Mask Craft Using Random Craft Supplies

Make masks with paper, markers and random kids craft supplies from around your house.

6. Fun and Whimsical Paper Bird Craft

What a whimsical silly bird – all you need is paper, paint and feathers. Such a colorful an fun paper bird craft.

7. Amazing Paper Basket Craft

Twist paper into a fun basket and weave it together. I have never seen a paper basket before, what a cute way to recycle!

8. Colorful Paper Snake Craft For Kids

Flying snake that you can make from a paper plate. Your kids will love whirling this around. This paper colorful snake craft is not only fun to make, but promotes pretend play and is great for fine motor skills practice.

9. Fun Masquerade Mask Ideas

Looking for more paper plate mask ideas? These masquerade masks were crafted from paper plates.

10. Paper Weaving Craft

Have you ever tried this paper weaving craft? Weave place-mats, gift wrap, and more. This used to be one of my favorite paper crafts when I was a kid.

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11. How To Make A Paper Boat

Want to know how to make a paper boat? Paper boats – with just a couple folds your kids can become champion puddle sailors.

12. DIY Luminaries Craft

What a cute way to spruce up your table and use up art work that is covering your fridge with these DIY Luminaries.

13. Eye Origami Craft

Try this eye origami! If you like making interesting things, then make an eyeball that actually blinks with this origami craft.

14. Colorful Rainbow Paper Weaving Craft

Go big! This paper weaving is awesome! What a fun wall installation that your whole family can make together.

15. DIY Hot Air Balloon Craft

Got regular paper weaving down? Ready for a challenge? Try these paper hot air balloons.

TONS of crafts for kids using paper

16. How To Make A Paper Cube

Need to know how to make a paper cube? Paper projects don’t need to be flat. Go 3D with paper cubes. The sky is the limit when you build  with these.

17. Giant Paper Pin Wheels Craft

This Giant Paper Pinwheels is my favorite. Decorate to your hearts content… Your kids will not stop twirling them until they break.

18. Paper Plate Flowers Craft

Roses are what this paper plate flowers craft turns into. Twist paper plates, coffee filters and even plain paper into roses. These are addictive!

19. Paper Owl Crafts

Use cupcake liners or paper circles to create these paper owls craft. They are a cute preschool craft.

20. Mini Pumpkin Print Out

Wow! This mini pumpkin print out turns into the cutest mini pumpkin! Or should I say jack-o-lantern.

21. DIY Kids Banjo Craft

Grab your construction paper, scissors, glue, and pipe cleaners for this kids banjo craft.

22. Simple Pumpkin Pie Craft

Grab some brown construction paper, orange construction paper, scissors, and glue to make make this pumpkin pie craft.

23. Back To School Apple Craft

Time to go back to school? Then you’ll want to do this back to school apple craft. All you need is paper, tissue paper, and some glue. It’s actually super, super, cute!

24. Paper Mache For Kids

Have you ever done paper mache? Well, if you haven’t you’re missing out. This is a great craft for kids of all ages, young kids, older kids. And it’s a great way to recycle old paper and newspapers.

25. Watermelon Suncatcher Craft

Grab some green paint, paper plates, tissue paper, and glue. All together and you will make the cutest watermelon suncatchers.

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How did your paper crafts turn out? Which ones did you try? Comment below and let us know, we’d love to hear from you.

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