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Dinosaur Tissue Paper Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Dinosaurs are a favorite topic for kids of all ages. They’re fun, unique, and kids can learn so much from them.

Dinosaur crafts are great for kids of all ages because they help kids to exercise their fine motor skills while having fun at the same time!

This dinosaur tissue paper craft is one of our favorites because it’s simple enough for kids to do independently but fun enough that parents will want to join in too!

With this dinosaur craft, kids can create their own colorful dinosaurs to display at home or in the classroom.

Don’t forget there’s even a free template you can use! Your little ones will love creating these colorful dinosaurs.

Also, be sure to check out all of our cool dinosaur activities for kids for more ideas!

Colorful Dinosaur Craft

dinosaur tissue paper craft image collage with the words tissue paper dinosaur

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Tissue paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Dinosaur template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the dinosaur template and print it out on colored paper.

hand holding dinosaur tissue paper craft template

Spread some glue along the dinosaur in small sections, then crumple up the tissue paper and glue it down. Use one color for the dinosaur’s body and another color for the dinosaur’s wings.

hand gluing tissue paper to dinosaur tissue paper craft
hand gluing tissue paper to dinosaur tissue paper craft

Once the tissue paper is covering all of the dinosaur, take the eye and glue it in the middle of the dinosaur’s head.

hand gluing eye to dinosaur tissue paper craft

Next, glue the beak to the left side of the dinosaur’s head.

hand gluing beak to dinosaur tissue paper craft

Place the cheek below and slightly to the right of the eye and glue it in place.

hand gluing cheek to dinosaur tissue paper craft

Use scissors to trim off the bottom of the paper.

That’s it! Isn’t this so colorful and fun?!

hand holding dinosaur tissue paper craft

More Dinosaur Ideas For Kids

The best way to make learning fun is by using a hands-on approach. A simple unit study of dinosaurs can be a great way to help kids learn about these amazing creatures while also making some great memories!

One of the first things we always recommend is reading books! Reading aloud to children is the best way to help develop their love for reading. It also helps them learn how to communicate better, focus more and become curious as well as imaginative! Reading aloud may even improve your child’s attention span.

Never Let A Dinosaur Scribble! – A little boy heard people say, “Never let a dinosaur scribble!” but he just couldn’t help himself. He gives his dinosaur a crayon and lets the dinosaur go. What will happen?! Kids will be waiting on pins and needles to see the ending.

How To Catch A Dinosaur – If your kids are into STEAM activities, they’ll love this book that has the same group of kids trying to create crazy contraptions to catch a dinosaur!

Tiny T. Rex And The Impossible Hug – Not only does this book have adorable illustrations, but it’s also a great book to help kids learn kindness!

2 dinosaur tissue paper crafts

There is nothing more fun than crafting with kids. It helps them develop their creativity, improves motor skills, and relieves stress all at once! Plus it can be an amazing way to boost your kids’ confidence. Try out some of these fun dino crafts:

Dinosaur Headband Craft – This fun and easy dinosaur headband craft is perfect for kids! They can make it from paper or print it out on white paper to color in. It’s has a free template too, so get crafting!

Dinosaur Egg Craft – Get your kids to make this adorable baby dinosaur craft. It’s a simple, easy, and cute activity that they’ll love! They can use the colors of their choice or follow our instructions. This is an excellent way to keep them occupied on a rainy day.

Handprint Dinosaur Card Craft – This handprint dinosaur card craft is a fun and easy paper craft that kids can make for parents or grandparents. It’s a great way to celebrate special occasions, and the cute and colorful dinosaurs are sure to delight everyone who receives one!

dinosaur tissue paper craft

Kids love these dinosaur pattern block mats! They’re a great way to get kids practicing fine motor skills, learning shapes and colors. Kids will have hours of fun playing!

This free printable dinosaur memory game is perfect for keeping kids entertained. It’s a fun activity that helps with visual memory and visual discrimination. Plus, it’s easy to print and play!

Kids will love to label the parts of a triceratops and learn about the dinosaur life cycle. These free dinosaur preschool printables are perfect for preschoolers, kindergarteners, or little ones who love dinosaurs!

These free printable dinosaur coloring pages are perfect for kids! They’ll have a blast bringing these prehistoric creatures to life. Plus, it’s a great way to keep them entertained and busy. Happy coloring!

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More Dinosaur Ideas For Kids

2 dinosaur tissue paper crafts

Dinosaur Tissue Paper Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This fun dinosaur tissue paper craft is perfect for kids of all ages! It's a great way to help with fine motor skills, and there's even a printable template you can use.

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Tissue paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Dinosaur template
  • Dinosaur template

Instructions

  1. Download the dinosaur template and print it out on colored paper.
  2. Spread some glue along the dinosaur in small sections, then crumple up the tissue paper and glue it down. Use one color for the dinosaur's body and another color for the dinosaur's wings.
  3. Once the tissue paper is covering all of the dinosaur, take the eye and glue it in the middle of the dinosaur's head.
  4. Next, glue the beak to the left side of the dinosaur's head.
  5. Place the cheek below and slightly to the right of the eye and glue it in place.
  6. Use scissors to trim off the bottom of the paper.

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Free Dinosaur Tissue Paper Template

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