Top 50 Animal Crafts for Kids

Looking for something that will keep the kids busy this weekend? Whether you need something to keep little ones preoccupied for 15 or 50 minutes you’re sure to find something on this list to keep them entertained.

From pom pom animals for the slightly older maker to pretty decorated foil fish for younger crafters, there’s oodles of inspiration that won’t bust the bank balance, and you may find that some of the components you already have around your house!

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Paper Plate Whale by Krokotak

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Fork Lion by Michelle for Crafty Morning

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DIY Garden Buggies by Melissa for Empress of Dirt

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Toilet Roll Dinosaurs by Kate for the Craft Train

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Marshmallow Pops by Vanessa for Very Rosenberry

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Pom Pom Animals by Mr Printables

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Clay Bugs

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Lion Cookies by Susan for Diamonds for Dessert

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Ladybird Rock Pets

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Mouse Headband by The Educators Spin On It

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Animal Cracker Cupcakes by Lindsay for Delighted Momma

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Fat Quarter Turtle

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DIY Kids Animal Necklaces by Celina for Small For Big

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Woodland Creature Masks by Hoosier Homemade

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How to Make a Wooden Owl by Jill Richmond

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Paper Plate Snake by Michelle for Crafty Morning

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Ocean Animal Cupcakes by Make Life Lovely

Paper Giraffes - so easy to make

Paper Giraffes by Krokotak

Toilet Roll Frogs by One Perfect day

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Paper Chain Snake by Raising Little Superheroes

Pipe Cleaner Bunnies by Lines Across

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Pipe Cleaner Jellyfish by Crafts by Amanda


Clay Cats by Nurture Store

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Bunny Headband

Easy Peacock craft for kids made using feathers, pipe cleaners & glitter paper. A fantastic craft to make after visiting the zoo & while learning about birds.

Pipe Cleaner Peacock by Artsy Craftsy Mom

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Fimo Fridge Magnets

 milk bottle elephants

Milk Bottle Elephant by There and Back Again a Mother’s Tale

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Personalised Piggy Bank


Peg Crocodile by Kidspot

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Bunny Card

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Cat Cushion by Libby Rose

Leafy Hedgehogs by Krokotak

Frog with grass

Beanbag Frog

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Insect Mobile

Rat Craft

Paper Rat by Activity Village

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Toilet Roll Woodland Animals by Molly Moo Crafts

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Animal Finger Puppets

Handprint Crabs Preschool Craft Ocean Theme

Handprint Crabs by Things to Share and Remember


Bouncy Ball Pufferfish by Crafty Morning 

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Animal Cake Pops


Painted Fish Scales by Crafty Morning

This an easy paper plate turtle craft that your kids will love making. You need green paint, paper plate, various colors and size circles, googly eyes, and free printable for arms, head tail.

Paper Plate Turtle by The Resourceful Mama

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Alphabet Animal Cookies


Cupcake Case Crabs by I Heart Crafty Things

Ollie the Owl

Ollie the Owl Pinata

Adorable Shell Crafts - turn your beach finds into these super cute Crab Fridge Magnet

Shell Crabs by Red Ted Art

BENDY SNAKES are a fun recycled kids craft. This snake craft is made from news paper and loom bands! A fun way to make movable homemade snake toys that can be long, short, fat, thin and in any colour you like!

Paper & Loom Band Snakes by Kids Craft Room

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Animal Jars 

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2 responses to “Top 50 Animal Crafts for Kids”

  1. Lia Griffith says:

    Hi Aisha! Thanks for including our candy huggers in your feature! These continue to be one of the favorites on our blog 🙂

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