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14 Cute Gnome Crafts for Kids (PDF Template Included)

Kids love all things magical, and gnomes are certainly no exception! With their pointy hats and big bushy beards, these whimsical creatures are the stuff of fairy tales. 

These gnome crafts for kids will provide endless hours of fun and imaginative play!

But these aren’t just any old gnome crafts! They’re specifically designed to be fun and easy for kids of all ages. Each one centers around a different theme, so you can make gnomes for different occasions throughout the year.

Just download the free printable templates, grab your scissors, glue, and a sprinkle of fairy dust – and get crafting some gnomes!

For even more educational fun, check out our other activities here at Simple Everyday Mom. We love making learning fun for kids with our printables, crafts, and activities!

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Spread the love this year with our gnome Valentine craft! This easy activity is perfect for little ones to create and give to their friends. They can mix and match the gnome’s hat and outfit colors and add a sweet message for even more personalization.

Find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow with this St. Patrick’s Day gnome craft! Kids will love making these lucky little gnomes and adding their own personal touches. Try sprinkling on some sparkles for extra festive flair.

Hop, little rabbit, hop! Your little ones will have so much fun creating this bunny gnome craft. It’s a simple and adorable way to make Easter extra special for the kids. Download the free template and jump into the fun today.

The 4th of July is all about fireworks and fun, so why not add some gnomes to the mix? Our patriotic gnome craft is a unique and creative way for kids to celebrate Independence Day. They could even make a few, add some string, and create bunting for the holiday!

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Are your kids a little nervous about their first day of school? Ease their worries with this sweet back to school gnome craft. Complete with a shiny apple and pencil-shaped hat, this gnome is sure to bring a smile to any kid’s face. Plus, it would be a great gift for the teacher, too!

Falling leaves, crisp air, and pumpkin spice everything – it must be fall! This means our acorn gnome craft will feel right at home. Your kids will love its little acorn hat, and you’ll love that it doubles as a cute seasonal decoration!

Get the Thanksgiving festivities started with our turkey gnome craft. This silly little guy will add a touch of whimsy to your holiday decor. With some simple craft supplies and our free template, you can create a whole flock of these adorable gnomes.

I’m a dingle, dangle scarecrow gnome craft with a flippy, floppy hat! With a smile on his face and easy-to-follow instructions, this friendly gnome will quickly become a favorite fall craft for kids. Include this activity in your next fall unit study, or make it during weekend family craft time.

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What’s sweet, magical, and full of Halloween cheer? This candy corn gnome craft! It’s a super simple craft and is perfect for little hands to make. Aside from being cute, this activity also helps kids develop fine motor skills and encourages creativity!

Dress your gnome up for Halloween with our bat gnome craft! This little gnome is the perfect combination of spooky and silly. Have your kids come up with different stories for their bat gnomes and see what adventures they go on together.

Halloween doesn’t have to be spooky. It can be cute, too! Your kids won’t be able to resist this adorable mummy gnome craft. With its sweet face and customizable colors, this craft is perfect for kids of all ages. 

Hubble, bubble, toil, and trouble – watch out, there’s a witch gnome craft about! Little girls and boys alike will love creating their witch gnomes and playing with their newfound magical friends. This craft is also great for developing fine motor skills and promoting imaginative play!

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Using our free printable template, some cardstock, and glue, your little monsters will bring this Frankenstein gnome craft to life! This craft is perfect for Halloween and is just the right amount of spooky. Little kids will love it!

Dash through the snow with our reindeer gnome craft! We love this holiday twist on the classic gnome, and your kids will too. It’s easy to make and can be customized with different colors and materials!

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Celebrate the end of the school year with this adorable gnome graduation day craft! It’s a perfect activity to do in classrooms, at home, or even as a unique graduation party decoration. It’s a moment of pride as they celebrate their achievements and look forward to new adventures.

Dive your kids into a world of creative adventure with the pirate gnome craft, a lovely project that transforms a cute gnome into a fearless pirate, complete with a hat, eye patch, and treasure chest.

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Tuesday 19th of December 2023

Hi I am unable to find the link for the template


Tuesday 19th of December 2023

Hi! You just need to go to the individual blog posts and enter your email in the form for the one you want ◡̈


Monday 18th of December 2023

Please send me this template


Monday 18th of December 2023

Since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any individual post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page ◡̈


Sunday 17th of December 2023

would love this to make xmas bags


Monday 18th of December 2023

Since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any individual post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page ◡̈

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