Inside: Learn how to make these fun and easy animal crafts for kids! They’re simple and cover farm animals, jungle animals. forest animals and more!
Do your kids love animals and crafting?
If so, they’ll be delighted to make any one of these fun and simple animal paper crafts for kids.
We’ve gathered all of our best ideas in one spot so you can easily find exactly what you’re looking for.
These crafts vary in age range and will suit kids from toddlers to preschool, kindergarten and early elementary aged children.
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Best Animals Crafts For Kids
Check out all our best ideas below to find tons of printable animal craft projects that include fun themes kids will love!
Spring Animal Crafts
Turn a plain white paper plate into these cute bunnies! This paper plate bunny craft is perfect for preschool, kindergarten and elementary children.
These adorable handprint butterflies are a great sprint craft idea for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarten children.
This hatching chick paper plate craft is so adorable, easy and fun to make thanks to our free printable template!
Your kids will enjoy making this fluffy chick craft for spring time! It’s simple, requires only a few standard supplies and keeps the kids busy!
Parents and grandparents will flip over this handprint bunny craft. They’re a sweet memento that will preserve those little hands for a lifetime!
These popsicle stick dragonflies will put a smile on your kids face and can act as a homemade toy too!
Turn an apple into a artist’s tool with this apple stamp ladybug craft for kids.
This paper plate pig craft is one of the easiest crafts around! It’s perfect for toddlers and preschoolers who are just getting into crafting.
What says spring time more than a cute pom pom sheep craft like this one? This simple craft comes with a printable template and helps kids work on fine motor skills.
Recycle some milk jugs into tiny bee wings with this fun bee craft for kids, complete with free printable bee hive.
Summer Animal Crafts
Combine arts and crafts in one with this easy fish painting craft for kids. It’s a fun summer activity that goes perfectly with ocean unit studies.
Got a kid that loves Finding Nemo or Finding Dory? They’ll love this simple clownfish craft for kids. It’s great for toddlers and preschoolers.
This simple seahorse craft combines paper crafts and watercolor to make a fun summer art project.
This shimmering paper plate sea horse craft is a simple and easy kids craft to do for summer or whenever your kids are learning about ocean animals!
Let your children make their own Nemo fish from their handprints with this handprint fish craft for kids.
Fall Animal Crafts
This paper plate turkey craft for kids is a perfect Thanksgiving Day activity!
This simple toilet paper roll turkey craft is festive, fun and perfect for Thanksgiving!
This silly and cute handprint hedgehog craft is a simple fall craft that comes with a free printable template too!
Make this simple recycled toilet paper roll bat craft that uses an old toilet paper roll, some card stock, googly eyes and glue! It’s a fun Halloween craft for kids.
Make a classic brown paper bag puppet with this simple paper bag turkey craft for kids.
Transform a plain brown paper bag into a fun fox paper bag puppet craft the kids will love with this simple template!
Show your kids how easy it is to be an artist with this handprint bear craft. It’s a fun idea for summer camps!
These adorable handprint bats are fun and simple Halloween craft that works at home or in the classroom!
This handprint turkey craft is the ideal fall activity for kids in preschool, prek and kindergarten!
Winter Animal Crafts
If your kids love paper plate crafts, they’ll have a blast making this paper plate penguin craft during the cold winter months!
This handprint walrus craft is fun to do with young kids because it’s large and easy to handle!
Turn some popsicle sticks into this cute penguin with our popsicle stick penguin craft for kids!
This footprint penguin craft with movable beak is so adorable you’ll want to make one every year with the kids!
Turn two of your child’s handprints into a simple winter craft when your children make this wintery handprint cardinal craft.
Children who love penguins will want to make this penguin paper bag puppet craft!
Make your own little Rudolphs with this handprint reindeer craft!
This simple narwhal craft inspired by Elf is a fun paper craft for winter.
This handprint Reindeer craft is one of the most popular crafts on the blog!! Download the free template and make your own adorable Rudolph’s at home!
Turn your old toilet paper rolls into these cute guys with this toilet paper roll reindeer craft.
These adorable polar bear paper bag puppets are great to make when doing arctic animal studies!
This reindeer paper bag craft is a fun winter craft idea for kids!
This arctic puffin card craft is a simple activity for kids to do during winter break.
Young children in preschool and kindergarten will love transforming their hands into these cuties with this polar bear handprint craft!
Turn a plain old paper plate into this cute craft with our paper plate reindeer craft tutorial.
This unicorn headband craft for kids is a sweet and girly craft that’s perfect for toddlers, preschooler, and elementary girls.
This Easy Lion Card Craft is so cute and great for Father’s Day. We love puns around here so inside we wrote, “I’m not lion, you’re the best Dad ever.” You can also give this homemade card to Grandpa, Uncles or anyone else you’d like!
Little girls will have a blast making this DIY Unicorn Card Craft. The cloud opens up to reveal a place where you can write a magical note to anyone you wish.
These adorable little handprint unicorns are great for doing at home, in the classroom, daycare or even the library!
Who can resist this Cute Monkey Craft?! It comes with a free printable template so you and your kiddos can make one without troubles. Sign it from “your little monkey” for extra dose of cuteness.
How awesome is this recycled cardboard dinosaur craft? With a little time investment, kids can turn trash into a fun new toy they’ll love to play with.
Upcycle some old laminating sheets into these cool DIY dinosaur suncatchers with this free template!
You can never have too many dinosaur crafts, right? Work on fine motor skills and creativity when your kids make this handprint dinosaur art activity.
Llama lovers unite and make this super simple llama Valentine craft that can be used any time of year!
We hope you found at least a few fun project ideas to work on with your kids! There’s no denying how much they’ll love creating easy paper crafts.
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