It is not easy to keep your kids busy. Especially in times like these, when everything has come to a standstill. They wouldn’t even read for long and allowing extra screen time is a big no. That is why we have brought today these Easy and Fun Paper Crafts to Keep Kids Busy. Because there is always a piece of paper around!
Easy and Fun Paper Crafts to Keep Kids Busy
We all know how difficult it is to keep the little people of the house entertained. They have the attention span of well, kids! These fun paper crafts will help you to not just keep them busy but to also allow them to explore their crafty minds. And while you are at it, you might also wanna check out crafts that you can make and sell to make some quick bucks!
A Slice Of Pizza
While your real pizza is cooking in the oven, give your kids some paper and ask them to make some of their own. This way everyone gets the pizza they want, fake though it may be! Wink! When you are using glue, try your hands at some of these glue crafts.
Mermaid Paper Craft
There are fishes and there are mermaids. Combine them together and you get a lovely sea world to play with. Here is a pretty mermaid tutorial that you can follow. Some origami papers would come in handy here.
Give Me Some Rainbow
No need to wait for the sun and rain to come up at once. Let the kids make their own rainbow with papers. To make this rainbow, you would need not just paper but a paper plate and some cotton balls. Because you need to make soft clouds as well. Here they have kept cotton balls white but you could give them a very light touch of blue color to make it seem more real.
Some Colorful Icicles, Please
For the die-hard Frozen fans, here is a chance to create a frozen land of their own. Plus, you get to make some colorful ones as well. To make things more sparkly, you just need to include a little glitter. Or maybe a lot of glitters! Makes things more interesting by adding some shiny snowflakes into the mix. You know there are crafts like these that you can make and sell.
Crown for The Little Royals
Time to take some inspiration from Disney fairy tales and make some fancy crowns for the kids. Instead of rubies, they can go for the gems that they like. How cool is that! So choose crepe papers in different colors.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. So make an apple tree but don’t eat its apples! Eat the real ones, kids. To make this apple tree you need two paper lunch bags and a red paper. Draw some tiny apples and cut them. And make a tree out of those paper bags.
Adorable Paper Bag
Now, I know we are simply talking about paper craft, but this one is just so simply adorable with blooming cheeks and cute smile. And it also helps to de-clutter the kids’ desks. All you need is a paper plate and start from there. The paper plate craft is done, next comes coffee cup craft!
Rockets For The Tiny Astronauts
Who doesn’t want to be an astronaut when they are cute little kids? I know, I wanted to be one. Indulge your little astronauts with the help of these paper rockets and let their imagination run the show.
For the little Belles who love their stories, here is a Easy and Fun Paper Craft to spend their time on. You can get some printables easily available or just simply draw from scratch. With the latter option, you get to pick the character that you want. So if there is a favorite princess of yours, you should go ahead with it. The best part is that you get to paint their dresses! Got some pom-poms somewhere there?
Though there are many ways to make a paper sunflower, this one looks the most real and perfect of them all. The light blue card stock here ensures that your sunflower wouldn’t be ruined with a strong breeze. And the folded flower petals add a nice 3-D touch.
Dog Paper Chain
Okay, so this one looks a tad bit difficult to make. But it is actually pretty easy. You need some strips of brown construction paper, a white and black construction paper to make the face and tail and tape or stapler would do. The next thing you need to do is take a strip of brown paper and make a loop. Loop and tape and keep going on!
Here is a fun project where you can build a paper town with beautiful paper houses. I would suggest using house templates as they did in here to keep things easy for the kids. Besides them, you would need card stock and color pencils and a scissor to cut things and glue to glue things! If you have got tiny figurines, then maybe give them a home in this cute town. While kids are busy making paper town, how about you working on your crochet craft?
Why stop at just one paper craft. Make loads of Easy and Fun Paper Crafts and keep the kids busy for a really long time. The best part about paper craft is that the paper is always available and comes a lot cheaper than any other craft material. So let the kids go crazy with paper crafts.