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Paper Unicorn Craft

Are you looking for an easy craft for little ones to make? This paper unicorn craft is the answer!

It’s so simple, even toddlers can help make one. We’ve given you the free printable template so all you need to do is cut out the pieces and glue to together.

It’s a fun cut and paste activity that little girls will love. It also makes a fabulous craft for a unicorn themed birthday party.

Read our directions or watch our quick tutorial to see how to make it in action.

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Download the unicorn template, print and cut out the pieces.

Take the unicorn bang piece and place a bit of glue along the bottom side of the back. Position it on the unicorn’s head so that the left end goes behind the left ear and over the right ear.

hand gluing on top mane piece to paper unicorn

Place glue along the right side of the unicorn mane and place it behind the unicorn’s head, with the tip of the mane behind the left ear.

You want it to look like both mane pieces are one, so rotate it until it looks fluid.

hands gluing on bottom mane of paper unicorn craft

Glue the unicorn’s horn in the middle of the bangs. Next, put some glue along the top of the neck. Slide this piece behind the unicorn’s head and mane and glue in place.

hands gluing on horn to paper unicorn craft

Can you believe how simple this paper unicorn craft is?

Since it’s so easy to make, it’s great for crafting with preschool and kindergarten children. It would also make a great unicorn craft for birthday parties!

blue and pink maned unicorn craft with marble background and colorful fabric

Depending on the age of the kids at the party and their skill level you can let them cut and assemble their own unicorns or you can have all the pieces cut out ahead of time.

Little guests would love bringing home such a cute party favor!

pink paper unicorn craft with marble background and colorful fabric

U is For Unicorn

This simple craft also works well for preschoolers learning the alphabet. Once you’re ready for the letter U, try a U is for unicorn unit.

Start off with a fun unicorn book like this silly unicorn book, or this other fun unicorn book. After you’ve read a few books, why not have your child work on handwriting practice with some other letter u worksheets?

blue maned unicorn with marble background and colorful fabric

Come back here to do this easy unicorn craft and then end with some quiet time while the kids are using these unicorn coloring pages.

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Paper Unicorn Craft

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Make this super simple paper unicorn craft with the kids! It's easy and great for unicorn birthday parties too!


  • White cardstock
  • Colored cardstock
  • Glue stick
  • Unicorn template (download form located at the end of this post)


  • Scissors


  1. Download the free unicorn template, print and cut out the pieces.
  2. Glue the unicorn bangs to the top of the unicorn head, with the left end under the left ear.
  3. Glue the unicorn mane under the back of the left ear so the two pieces look like one.
  4. Place the unicorn horn on the bangs and glue in place.
  5. Glue the unicorn's neck to the back of the unicorn mane and head.

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