Looking for some unique paper crafts for kids? Here’s 21+ amazing ideas for fun crafts you can make out of paper!

Many of these craft ideas can be made with items you already have around the house. Most of them are quick and easy kids crafts, but there are a few that are a little more complex for the older kids!

These ideas come to you from over 20 different craft blogs! I asked my fellow bloggers for fun paper crafts for kids and boy, did they deliver. I guarantee you will find something amazing to create with your kids!

Here’s 21+ Fun Crafts to Make from Paper.

21+ Paper Crafts for Kids - Discover amazing paper craft ideas for kids! (shown in pic: paper flowers, a flower wreath, a paper hot air balloon and a paper rocket)

1) Paper Hot Air Balloon Craft

Paper Hot Air Balloons by i heart crafty things

These adorable Paper Hot Air Balloons are by i heart Crafty Things. With the free template provided, you can easily create these amazing 3-D hot air balloons.

2) Simple Paper Craft Rocket

Simple Rocket craft for kids by Simple everyday mom

This Rocket Craft is by Simple Everyday Mom! Just a few simple supplies and you are on your way to a fun project that is out of this world!

3) Curled Paper Flower – Easy Kids Crafts

Curled Paper Spring Flower Craft for Kids by Mom. Wife. Busy Life.

These Curled Paper Flowers are by Mom. Wife. Busy Life. This fun paper craft is perfect for spring and the cool 3-D effect will make it a quick favorite. I love simple paper crafts for kids!

4) Rocketship Craft – Arts and Crafts for kids

3 -D toliet paper Rocketship Craft by Grace Giggles and Naptime

This Disney Inspired Rocketship Craft is by Grace, Giggles and Naptime. Have a blast with your kids painting, gluing and creating with this fun rocketship project!

5) Paper Flower Craft

Paper Flower Craft - 2 flowers displayed on a blue background by Mombrite

These fantastic Paper Flowers are by Mombrite. With just a few basic supplies, you can create amazing 3-D flowers with your kids! These would be perfect for Mother’s Day or celebrating spring!

6) Paper Weaving

Kids Paper Crafts - Paper Weaving  by Made with Happy (pink and blue paper woven together along with white and blue, teal, yellow paper woven together)

This Paper Weaving craft is by Made with Happy. If you’ve ever wanted to teach your child how to do paper weaving, this amazing step by step tutorial will show you exactly what to do!

7) Paper Flower Wreath

Paper Flower Wreath Craft by Ottawa Mommy Club  (mulitcolored flowers pasted in a circle with paper leaves)

This colorful Paper Flower Wreath is from Ottawa Mommy Club. With the free template to create both the flowers and the wreath circle, this project can be done independently by kids who can trace and cut!

8) Easy Unicorn Mask

unicorn mask by Messy Little Monster  - small white unicorn mask attached to a straw

This Easy Unicorn Mask craft is by Messy Little Monster. With the free template this craft comes together in a snap! It’s sure to be loved by all unicorn fans. What a fun arts and crafts for kids idea!

9) Pig Cootie Catcher Craft

Pig Cootie Catcher Craft for Kids by red ted art.  (Pink cootie catcher shown with pig features)

These adorable Pig Cootie Catchers are by Red Ted Art. If you remember making cootie catchers as a kid, you are going to love doing this project with your kids!

10) Paper Kite

Kite Craft for a party activity or DIY party decor by Desert Chica - 3 multicolored kites on a brown background

These adorable Mary Poppins Inspired Paper Kites are by Desert Chica. Your children will love putting their creativity to work to decorate their kite!

11) Hexaflexagon

a hexaflexagon by Chaotically Yours - folded paper colored with rainbow patterns

These amazing Hexaflexagons are by Chaotically Yours. Perfect for older kids, these geometric origami shapes fold over and over in the same direction infinitely. Be sure to watch the video to see how amazing these are. What a cool STEM activity!

12) Paper House

Red and white paper house by Two Kids and a Coupon

This adorable Paper House is by Two Kids and a Coupon. Little ones and older kids alike will enjoy creating these cute little houses. Maybe they will create an entire village!

13) Paper Ants

self standing paper ants by Simple Living creative Learning (one blue ant and one black ant)

These self standing Paper Ants are by Simple Living Creative Learning. With the free template provided, these awesome little ants will come together easily! This is the perfect paper craft for younger and older kids!

14) Paper Hexagon Kaleidocycle

Paper Hexagon Kaleidocycle  by Artsy-Fartsy Mama - mutlicolored patterned paper folded into a 3-d hexagon with markers and cricut in background

This amazing Paper Hexagon Kaleidocycle is by Artsy-Fartsy Mama. Made simple with the free printable template, this fun paper toy craft will be a quick favorite! Little ones may need help assembling, but will love coloring and playing with the finished Kaleidocycle.

15) Paper Picture Frames

diy paper picture frames by craftsy hacks  - 3-d paper frames with various artwork inside

These Paper Picture Frames are from Craftsy Hacks. Perfect for art work or pictures, these 3-D frames are a fun way to display your child’s art!

16) Easy Origami Jumping Frog

Origami Jumping Frogs by The Printables Fairy - shown: green paper folded into frog shapes

These Easy Origami Jumping Frogs are from The Printables Fairy. Perfect for Origami beginners, these little paper frogs come together quickly and they actually jump. What fun!

17) Paper Flowers

DIY Paper Flowers by the Flying Couponer - 3 realistic looking flowers made of paper shown

These beautiful DIY Paper Flowers are by The Flying Couponer. With just paper, scissors and glue, your child can create a lovely bouquet of paper flowers. These flowers would be perfect for Mother’s Day or celebrating spring!

18) Origami Heart – Paper Crafts for Kids

Origami Heart by One crazy Mom - an assortment of red origami hearts are shown

These fun Origami Hearts are by One Crazy Mom. With just a sheet of paper and the step by step instructions, this simple craft comes together easily!

19) Tissue Paper Flowers

tissue paper flowers by The Country Chic Cottage - pink and yellow tissue paper flower shown

Beautiful and easy to make, these Tissue Paper Flowers by The Country Chic Cottage are great tissue paper crafts for kids! They are so fun and easy, your child will probably want to make a whole bouquet!

20) Coffee Filter Butterfly Craft

Painted coffee filter butterfly by Honey and Lime

This Coffee Filter Butterfly Craft is by Honey & Lime. This is a great craft idea for young kids to celebrate spring or to go along with a book on butterflies! Either way, it’s a fun and simple paper craft for kids!

21) Dog Paper Craft for Kids

Slinky Dog Craft by Seasonal Memories - shown: Slinky dog face on an accordian of paper with a tail

This adorable Toy Story Inspired Dog Paper Craft by Seasonal Memories will delight your child! With a little help, your child can create this fun paper dog and then of course, play with it. What a great craft!

22) Cactus – Easy Paper Crafts for Kids

an assortment of 3-D paper cactus crafts  by i heart crafty things

This beautiful Paper Cactus Craft is by i heart Crafty Things. There’s a free template to help even the smallest crafters create the perfect cactus!

That’s it! 21+ Paper Crafts for Kids! I hope you’ve found some fun ideas to do with your children.

I will be adding to this post from time to time, so be sure to check back for more amazing paper craft ideas! You can find more Kid Activities here.

Related Posts

21+ Amazing Paper Crafts for Kids - Discover fun crafts that your kids will love!