Paper Crafts and Art Projects for Kids

A collection of our paper art and crafts projects for kids

From paper mache and simple paper sculptures to origami and artful collaging, there’s a paper project in this collection for every kid!

Two of our DIY art prompt spinners sitting next to art supplies on a white background

These DIY Art Prompt Spinners Turn Art Time Into a Game

These DIY interactive art prompt spinners are easy to make, require minimal supplies, and provide endless opportunities for imaginative creation. From art supply prompts and craft process suggestions to creative theme ideas and drawing prompts, these handmade spinners turn art-making…

A pail of paper snowballs sitting in front of a blue background

Make: Paper Snowballs for an Indoor Snowball Fight

Bring winter fun inside with these DIY paper snowballs – great for kids to make and use for an indoor snowball fight or winter games! We’ve once again hit the point in winter where patience with the season is starting…

Our DIY kids holiday letter-writing tray sitting on a light aqua background with silver confetti

Make: An Easy Kids’ Holiday Mail Station

Quickly put together an adorable and inviting kids’ holiday letter-writing or card-making station for writing real mail to friends and family or for festive pretend mail play. One of my favorite simple joys of the holiday season is finding hand-addressed…

Two snowflake suncatchers sitting on a blue background

Make: Easy Snowflake Suncatchers with Kids

Add some colorful wintry sparkle to your windows this holiday season with this lovely (and super simple!) snowflake suncatcher craft project for kids. There’s a nip in the air, a comforting blanket of fresh poofy powder, and a radiant light…

Our paper bag bear den sitting in a woodland small world play setup with two handmade clay bears

Make: A Paper Bag Bear Den for Small World Play

Turn a grocery bag into a painted paper bag bear den or cozy miniature cave for hibernating wildlife and other small-world play setups with this easy DIY. Autumn is turning to winter here in our neck of the woods, and…

A group of our paper bag mushrooms sitting on a wood slice in front of a white background

Make: Paper Bag Mushrooms

A brown lunch bag and a stick are all you need to make these sweet, sculptural paper bag mushrooms. This charming nature-inspired craft is a wonderfully simple project for kids (or adults!) that can be used for small-world play, classroom…