Animal Crafts for Kids

Animal crafts for kids are fun all year round, and we have quite a collection of different ideas for many of the animal species.

From simple crafts toddlers can make, through preschooler friendly projects, to kindergarten craft ideas and ones for older kids, you are sure to find a project just right for you. And we have more than one craft ideas for most animals, so be sure to check them all.

Super Fun Animal Crafts for Kids. Fun crafting ideas from bugs, zoo animals, farm animals, ocean animals and more. Perfect art and crafts for home or classroom #craftsforkids #preschool #kindergarten

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Some of our latest animal craft ideas for kids to make

Here are some of our latest animal project tutorials we have shared:

Animal Crafts for Kids from A to Z

This collection of animal crafts for kids is sorted by alphabet. We do add new animals to the list as our collection of ideas grows.

Alligator / Crocodile

Crocodile and Alligator Projects for Kids

Scary or amazing, crocodiles and alligators are a fun project to make with your kids.

Check all of our crocodile / alligator ideas


Bug Crafts for Kids to MakeBug projects are especially popular during spring time, but bug lovers love making these projects all year round. We have ideas from cute ladybugs to creepy crawly spiders.

Check out all of our crafty bugs


Bat Craft Ideas for KidsThese nocturnal animals are especially fun to make over Halloween.

Make some bat crafts


Bear IdeasRead a good bear book with your kids and then go on a bear crafting adventure. This theme is especially popular with preschoolers.

See our collection of bear crafts


Bee Crafts for Kids to MakeBees are one of the more popular bugs if you ask kids, and we’ve been especially crafty when it comes to this subject.

See the buzzing bee ideas



Another kid favorite are butterflies. These wonderful and colorful creatures are great for artsy projects.

Bunch of butterfly crafting ideas for kids


CatsWe can’t have a list of animal themed arts and crafts without one of our favorite animals… Cats! Black one are especially popular at Halloween time, but this theme is fun to make all year round.

Get crafty with cats


CaterpillarCaterpillars are a great theme for kindergarten and preschool, as they go well with some of kids all time favourite books. The little pom pom caterpillars have been one of our most popular projects, and kids love to take them home. They are a wonderful alternative to a pet rock.

Browse our caterpillar ideas

Chicken / Chick

ChickPerfect to complement learning about chicken life cycle or to have fun with over Easter holidays. We’ve got many cool ideas to share with you.

Browse chic and chicken craft ideas


Fun Dog Crafts for KidsDogs are known as humans best friend and a popular crafting topic with kids. We have a wonderful collection of ideas for you, suitable for all ages.

Browse dog creative activities.


Fish Project IdeasFish can be made as part of pets theme or as ocean / sea animals theme.

Check out fish project ideas


Many Fox Ideas - Animal Craft Ideas for KidsSo your kids are mad about foxes? We can’t really blame them as foxes trully are magnificent, and slightly funny, animals. From fun looking origami foxes to all time popular toilet paper roll craft foxes, we are sure you will find the project best suited for your needs.

Browse through fun fox projects for kids to make


Frog Creative IdeasFrogs are most popular during spring time, best time of the year to observe the frog life cycle. Add to your science lessons by bringing these animal arts and crafts ideas to life. Corner bookmarks are always great to make.

Check out froggy fun


HedgehogsOne of our favorite animal crafts to make are hedgehogs, hands down. We’ve got a bunch of project suitable for preschoolers, kids in kindergarten and older kids and with some help, toddlers will manage quite a few too.

We’re crazy about hedgehogs so we have lots of crafting ideas


Ladybugs or Ladybirds Another one for all the bug lovers, ladybugs are here to delight!

Whether you call them ladybirds or ladybugs these ideas are equally awesome 


Lion Arts and Crafts

They say lion is the king of the animals, but is he the king of animal crafts for kids? Who knows! If this animal is one of your kids favorite ones, it certainly can be! From origami, through toilet paper roll crafts to ones utilising nature’s crafting materials.

These lions arts and crafts are awesome and we’re not lion (oh the cheesy puns)


OctopusFrom projects that are made just for fun, to a great one using paper cups to help kids tackle emotions.

Browse octopus ideas



Wonderful peacock craft ideas


PenguinNext bird in our collection of animal crafts for kids is the penguin, one of the rare birds that can not fly But who needs flying when you are rocking a penguin look?

Browse fun penguin inspirations


PigsPink piggies are the coolest. Super intelligent animals and usually well loved with children.

Browse through fun pig craft ideas

Rabbit / Bunny

Bunny and Rabbit Craft IdeasLearn how to make origami bunny  or make the most adorable little rabbits using paper strips, amongst many other cool ideas.

Browse bunny rabbit inspirations


ReindeerInsanely popular at the end of the year, even more so with a red nose, but these are fun to craft all year long.

Browse Reindeer Crafts for Kids to Make


Shark Ideas for KidsTake a bite at these crafts during Shark week, or any other time of the year that you feel like having some chomping time.

Chomp on these shark project ideas


Sheep Crafting Ideas for Children Super popular to make in spring time.

Let’s make some sheep crafts

Turtle and Tortoise

TurtlesAnother super popular one from our list of animal crafts for kids is the turtle or tortoise theme. Goes well with the ocean theme or just to do in appreciation of this fun animal.

See fun turtle and tortoise ideas


Turkey Crafts for KidsIt’s turkey time! Turkeys are such fun birds, and a little bit terrifying at the same time.

Check the funky turkey crafting ideas

100 + Animal Crafts for Kids to Make

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