Construction Paper Crafts
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Kid's Construction Paper Crafts - A
Craft - This simple-to-make alligator is a cute craft that can also be
used as a card. It is made from a single piece of green construction paper.
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Moses Paper Craft - This is a great craft project to add to your Bible
Lesson about Baby Moses.
- All children love playing with binoculars. Make this craft with your kids and
then go on a nice hike while searching for birds with the binoculars.
Craft - This is a simple paper craft made from a child's handprint,
paint or markers, and construction paper. It makes a great gift for a birthday
or Mother's Day.
Paper Reindeer - This is a fun Christmas project for kids, very easy to
do, and a good way to recycle those old brown paper bags or you can use brown
Card - A colorful butterfly card made from construction paper. This
card is great for birthdays, Mother's Day, or other occasions.
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Earrings - The kids will enjoy making these earrings for themselves or
as gifts. Be creative with the designs and you'll be sure to have a true piece
Tree Craft - Make this palm tree and coconut craft using construction
paper, glue, and child safety scissors.
Lantern - Make this very colorful craft out of construction paper and
other craft items. This is a great rainy day craft to keep your children busy.
Craft - Instructions on how to make this clock craft out of
construction paper. This clock craft is great for children that are learning
how to tell time.
Book Crowns - If you are planning a party this craft is a really great
craft to have the kids put together during the birthday party.
Paper Flags - This is a great craft when you have been discussing other
lands with your child. Make a flag of different lands with your child.
Paper Baskets - These baskets are made out of construction paper and
are perfect for Easter or anytime your child wants to store precious treasures!
Envelope Craft - You can make unusual folded envelopes/cards with
curved flaps. This project is made out of construction paper, gift wrapping
paper, or pretty wallpaper scraps.
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Lion / Chinese Dragon - Traditionally, on Chinese New Year, two people
wear a huge lion or dragon costume and dance. This toy is a tiny paper version
of this traditional puppet.
Paper Plate Craft - This easy-to-make duck is a cute craft that is made
from a single paper plate and construction paper.
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Chick - This Easter Chick will give your little ones practice with
shapes (circles and triangles). Add this craft project to your preschool math
lesson about shapes.
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Tale Castle - Make this amazing castle craft out ouf construction
paper, cardboard and crayons / markers. You will find templates to help you
complete this project.
Tree - Make a family tree out of construction paper. This is a great
craft to do when talking about extended family members.
Puppets - Your fingers are the legs (or trunk) of these simple paper
puppets. You can make the entire cast of a nursery rhyme or fairy tale in just
a few minutes, and then put on your own show.
- Create your own fireworks picture by using dark construction paper, glue and
different colors of glitter. These fireworks pictures are great decorations for
New Year, Chinese New Year, or Independence Day. The Chinese invented fireworks
thousands of years ago.
Penguin - Here is a really cute way to make a penguin using your
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for Dad - Make this wonderful craft project with your kid's as a gift
for their father. This is an easy and fun craft made from construction paper
and the children's hand prints.
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Envelope Craft - Make a special envelope out of gift wrapping paper,
old maps, pretty wallpaper scraps, catalogs, brochures, newspaper, or
magazines. You can even make a tiny envelope to match a gift exactly.
Butterfly Craft - This is a simple craft made from a child's handprint
cutouts on construction paper. Even the youngest of Preschool Children will
enjoy this craft.
Lilly - These lilies are made from a child's handprint (on paper)
stapled to a straw. You can make an entire bouquet of flowers for a great gift
or Spring decoration.
and Feet Turkey - Use cut-outs of a child's hands and feet to make this
turkey decoration. Young children may need help tracing their hands and feet.
Pictures - Hidden Pictures is a magical experience with our everyday
crayons that everyone will enjoy. It is certain to keep even the most active
kids busy happy.
Paper Crafts - Here are a few holiday crafts using construction paper.
Holiday crafts include Star of David, Christmas tree, and Autumn collage.
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Collage - This is a great fall time craft project when it is cold and
rainy outside. You will use leaft templates and construction paper for this
project, so no need to go outside and collect leaves.
Bugs - Valentine's Day is coming soon. These fun and easy butterflies
can be made out of construction paper and other items. Kid's love this craft.
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First Bank - Fun craft made out of construction paper and an empty
coffee can. This is a great way to teach your child how to begin saving money.
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Collage Craft - Make this Occupations craft out of construction paper
and old magazines. This is a great craft to do on the same day you are doing a
Social Studies Lesson on Occupations and your Community.
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Bag Puppets - Very simple puppets made from small paper lunch bags. You
can make a raccoon, dog, cat, rabbit, bunny, mouse, pig, panda, or frog.
lantern - Make a lanter out of construction paper and other craft
Plate Spiders - This is a great craft if you are having a birthday
party with a lot of children. Kids love to do this construction paper project
and it is even better when they do it with other children.
Plate Turkey - A fun and easy Thanksgiving craft project using paper
plates and construction paper. Even the youngest preschooler can do this fun
Scarecrow - Make a really cute paper scarecrow.
Turkeys - This is a fun and festive activity especially for
Thanksgiving. This craft uses construction paper, wiggly eyes, and feathers.
Stamp Craft - You can make a nice postal stamp of your own that can
honor a person, commemorate an event, remember a favorite place or item, or put
forth an idea. Do this simple craft using construction paper.
Face - In this simple project, a brown paper grocery bag and
construction paper are made into a cute potato head.
Faces - Be prepared... you'll have an entire pumpkin patch to display
before your kids have had enough. Great Thanksgiving craft project.
Lanterns - Here is a great project to make construction paper lanterns
in the shape of pumpkins. This is a great way to decorate for the fall. And,
kids will love helping you decorate the house.
Project - This is a great project for a rainy (or snowy) day. In order
to complete this project, you will need: empty cereal box, scissors,
construction paper, glue, and yarn.
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Fish Craft - This craft is so much fun for young children. This fish is
made out of construction paper, tissue paper, and tin foil. When the fish
project is done the fish will even has some shiny scales.
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Mouth Pop-up Card - Make a Mouth Pop-up Card. When you open the card,
the mouth opens! You can make your card look like a bird, a shark, or a
big-mouth monster. This is a very easy project and a lot of fun.
Paper Craft project - This project takes some preparation time on your
part but is super for a quick, imaginative art project. We always have a supply
of shapes available for this fun project.
Paper Necklace - This is a good hands on activity for children. When
they string their "beads" they will be improving their eye hand coordination.
System Craft - Instructions on how to make a solar system craft out of
construction paper, glue, crayons and printable cut-outs (included).
Light Poem Craft - This simple craft helps the child learn the poem
"Star Light, Star Bright" as they write their fondest wish.
Wreath - Make this really pretty start wreath using construction paper
and some other craft materials. Make these stars using whatever colors the
child would like.
Paintings - Make this really cool painting project using string and
construction paper. This is a great way to talk to your child about symmetry.
Prints - Just an hour in the sun at noon will fade construction paper
to leave behind decorative "prints".
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Turkey - This craft is a great Thanksgiving craft project and it is so
much fun. This craft uses construction paper, glue, and brown tissue paper.
Paper Valentines - These crafts using tissue paper and construction
paper make great Valentine's Day cards or decorations, and they're easy to do!
Paper Easter Bunny - If you're making decorations to celebrate Easter
and the coming of spring, here's an easy way to make an Easter bunny.
Craft - This simple train craft requires a printer, construction paper,
some crayons (or paint or markers), scissors and glue.
Napkin Rings - Here is a fun and attractive turkey craft perfect for
Thanksgiving. They are made from toilet paper rolls, construction paper and a
bit of Fun Foam.
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Keepsake Box - Here is instructions to a construction paper craft to
make a box that you can collect your favorite valentine cards.
Mailbox - This is a great way to make a box for your child to collect
valentines cards in. This simple craft uses a tissue box and construction
Day Cards - Make these beautiful Valentine's Day Cards using
construction paper and any pretty odds and ends like lace, feathers, glitter,
ribbons, doilies, sequins, tissue paper.
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a Basket Paper Craft - This is a great craft for any age child. You
will be using construction paper and weaving them in and out just like you
would weave a real basket. This craft is a lot of fun.
Chime - Really cute craft project made out of an empty plastic liter
bottle and construction paper.
- Make this really cool windsock out of construction paper and other materials
from around your house.