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This craft category is a huge collection of paper craftsCrafts with paper: DIY home decor from magazines & newspapers ( paper weaving, paper flower bouquets, wall decors, art projects ), crafts with colorful papers ( origami / paper folding, quilling ), easy papercrafts for kids ( toilet paper roll crafts, easy cards, handprint arts, thumbprint arts ), DIY gifts from paper ( gift box patterns, free printable cards & tags, paper flowers ), seasonal and holiday papercrafts ( Christmas decorations from paper, autumn decorations from paper, spring decors from paper ), upcycling paper crafts ( papermache, newspaper crafts, magazine crafts, paper weaving )... and many more other creative craft ideas with papers

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DIY Easy origami pumkins - halloweend craft for kids
Today Pink stripey socks sharing a super easy paper folding tutorial with us on how to fold a fun origami Jack-O-Lantern pumpkin! These directions surely will be clear enough for you to make your own fun origami pumpkins with the kids! This Halloween kids craft project is absolutely suitable for kids of all ages ( with a little help ). The origami pumpkin's faces give them such different personalities, don't you think? This easy origami project can be a perfect addition to your Halloween party decor or fall decor (without faces). Glue the mini paper pumpkins to a string and create a fun frugal fall garland with them! It will be perfect for the classroom as well! . . .
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Fall / halloween coloring pages ( free printables )
This time Dover publications will let us download 6! free fall coloring pages from Theresa Goodwill's gorgeous and fun coloing book the Creative Haven Autumn Scenes Coloring Book! These beautifully rendered fall coloring pages evoke the sights, sound and even the smells of autumn! In this free printable from falling leaves and Halloween decorations to a festive thanksgiving collage, you can find amazingly detailed coloring pages of the most colorful season. This adult fall coloring book was specially designed for experienced colorists to offer an . . .
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Adorable turkey handprint art project for kids
We love  handprint and footprint kids crafts  because they always melt anyone's heart, so to decorate for Thanksgiving with the cutest turkeys you have ever seen! This craft is adorable to hang up in your house or for the kids to give them to people in their life they are thankful for (like mom and dad and grandma and grandpa). With this craft you need several handprints and a footprint so if you aren’t ready to clean up those adorable little hands and feet you could end up with a mess – but don’t worry because as long as you are prepared this craft is super easy to make and clean up! Katie will show you how to do it. . . .
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Printable butterfly life cycle agamograph template
Want to create more fun agamographs? Andreja Vucajnk’ve got a brand new  free butterfly life cycle agamograph template to share with your kids and students. Get creative by coloring and folding the printable agamograph pages and learn about the life cycle of a butterfly simultaneously.  Making the agamographs surely is a pack of fun for kids and adults. Kids need to color the two different images, that alter through the page in order to create the agamograph effect. This printable butterfly life cycle design will help your kids to learn about the evolution of the beautiful insect and encourage them to make an agamograph of their own. Ready to make your agamograph? Let’s go! . . .
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DIY fall pumpkin decor with foam balls and crepe paper
Are you looking for a super easy, frugal and gorgeous fall / thanksgiving decoration? Try these super cute foam ball pumpkins! ( These DIY crepe paper pumpkins can be perfect Halloween decorations as well ! )  This crepe paper craft is very simple to assemble and quite fun to make, and the finished little pumpkins are also super adorable ( the'll beat a plastic pumpkins any day)! You can make these adorable Styrofoam ball and tissue paper pumpkins with the kids as well, the will love this fun pumpkin craft! Throw the finished pumpkins in a bowl, use them in your fall mantel decor or create a fun Halloween garland with them! . . .
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DIY Oz paper bag scarecrow - fun fall craft for kids
Fall means scarecrows, and that means a fun fall craft for the kids! Amanda created this adorable paper bag scarecrow to celebrate the Lost In Oz series, but it also can be a great fall decor in your porch! Create this super cute  DIY paper bag scarecrow with the kids , they will love to make it and also to play with it! Kids can play with this lovely scarecrow puppet until you’re ready to watch the next episode of Lost In Oz! Or accompany this cute scarecrow with a few pumpkins and create a gorgeous fall garden porch decor with him! ( You can use old clothes instead of fabric, to make your DIY scarecrow more weatherproof!) This scarecrow craft is perfect for preschoolers and kids of all ages! . . .
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DIY leaf rubbing collage - fall craft for kids
Put a nice autumn leaf under your paper, use a crayon on its side and gently rub the color all over the paper, allowing the magic to happen!  One at a time, you can add leaf after leaf to create beautiful leaf rubbing collages. Simple as that! You can use the finished fall leaf collages as a nice natural looking wall decor which will add a hint of nature and a pop of color to your home or classroom at autumnKids of all ages will enjoy this quick and easy fall craft project! Go to Jen's site and read the whole tutorial on how to make rubbed leaf collages! (This rubbing art technique also works well with other textured items - imagine a nice coin collage!) . . .
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DIY Easy handprint tree - art project for kids
We love how simple and gorgeous is this autumn handprint tree! Isn’t it pretty? Your kids will love this super easy to make and fun autumn art project, especially because there’s paint involved. Who doesn't love fun color mixing involved to create autumn colors? This autumn tree kids art project is also a fun way to explore and introduce the concept of seasonal change. The good news is, Arty Crafty Kids' autumn handprint tree is really easy and requires minimal set-up. Perfect if you’re working with children of different ages or looking for a group activity! Look at this nice painting tutorial and create your own beautiful fall tree keepsake! . . .
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DIY super cute (kawaii) mini nutella notebook
We absolutely love kawaii crafts ! Look at this super cute kawaii Nutella notebook! Can a DIY notebook be more sweet? Nothing quite like paper crafts for kids, especially easy ones like this. You only need one sheet of paper to make these paper books and guess what,no glue! We like today’s mini notebook, because not only can you decorate it in whatever way you wish,but you can also shape it a little which opening up the cuteness decorating factor. As you can see she went for a jar of Nutella! We LOVE Nutella! and hopefully you will love this oh so cute Nutella Notebook DIY too! . . .
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Adorable hedgehog autumn paper window decor (free printable pattern)
Are you looking for a quick, super easy but still adorable and fun autumn kid's room or class decor? Try this cute hedgehog paper window decor! In this nice craft website you will find the free printable hedgehog paper decor template accompanied with written assembling instructions. (For a working download link please choose the "original" language link below)  You can use this super adorable fall window or room decor to decorate the kids' room or it can be a great classroom decor as well! With just a few sheets of colorful (construction) paper and glue you will be able to create this cute fall window decor in minutes (without any specific craft skill)! To download the template please use the original link  button below! . . .
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DIY Origami starburst wreath - easy frugal fall decor
Do you like to decorate your home for each season frugally? We enjoy making frugal, super easy but still  gorgeous paper fall/autumn decorations, but what we really love is involving kids in the decorating process. Kid-made decor is our favorite! Here is a project your older kids might enjoy trying – an origami starburst wreath. With some simple folding, you can craft a colorful paper wreath to hang in your home. We love how this autumn-inspired wreath turned out! You can use any scrap papers such as : wrapping paper, tea bags and even simple plain A4 printer sheets to create gorgeous wreaths, greeting cards or even Christmas tree ornaments with this easy origami model! . . .
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Paper fox family - DIY autumn window decor
Are you looking for a quick, super easy but still adorable and fun autumn kid's room or class decor? Try this cute fox family paper window decor! In this nice craft website you will find the free printable fox family paper decor template accompanied with written assembling instructions. (For a working download link please choose the "original" language link below)  You can use this super adorable fall window or room decor to decorate the kids' room or it can be a great classroom decor as well! With just a few sheets of colorful (construction) paper and glue you will be able to create this cute fall window decor in minutes (without any specific craft skill)! . . .
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DIY Origami mushroom - easy fall craft for kids with paper folding
It’s a perfect time to celebrate autumn with a pretty and fun mushroom craft. This origami mushroom is vibrant and fun looking just like a real mushroom (and of course this paper fall decor is absolutely not poisonous! Even the little origami worm enjoys it! ) This paper folded mushroom is crazy simple to throw together for an afternoon craft. Visit this this step-by-step picture tutorial on how to make these pretty paper mushroomsFold a few fun toadstools and paper worms to spice up your autumn home decor or the classroom's decor with the kids, they will surely enjoy creating these fun little paper mushrooms! . . .
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DIY Honeycomb balls - easy party decor with tissue paper
Learn how to make honeycomb balls with kite paper from this Crafting Hours video. Hanging decorations look fantastic on every occasion. Moreover it is very easy to make such paper ball decorations at home. Just follow the stepwise procedure shown in this video to make honeycomb paper balls. You can use these balls for ceiling decoration as well as in the form of hanging decorations in parties or special occasions. Also known as honeycomb pom poms, such paper balls give a beautiful look to your home decor. You can even use these balls for Christmas decorations by doing it as Christmas crafts activity with your friends and family members. So, do not wait any longer and start making these honeycomb paper balls now! . . .
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DIY Hanging autumn honeycomb elf - fun fall decor
Bring some fun to your autumn/fall decor with these super adorable hanging pumpkin elf honeycomb balls! These hanging decorations features honeycomb balls in autumn-ish colors and cute elf faces created from a simple wooden bead and acrylic paint. With different sizes and colors, you can create a whimsical autumn pumpkin elf scene at your place. Using a string, hang these adorable honeycomb pumpkin elves up at your upcoming fall party or simply use them as super adorable autumn decors! If you need a much clearer honeycomb creating method we has some tutorials just for you,simply use our search bar to find it! . . .
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Tin watering can redo - autumn decor with decoupage
If you love decoupage and old rusty metal garden decors redo's you will love this brilliant craft idea! This stylish vintage- antique decoupage watering can combines the helping aspect of recycling and gorgeous appearance of decoupage technique. If you have an old watering cans (or other metal housewares) this is the perfect chance to make something beautiful from them for fall! This lovely hand painted metal watering can with autumn-ish decoupage design will be a wonderful accent piece for your room's decoration. Remember that if you’re going to put this gorgeous decoupage watering can outside, you will need to use waterproof varnish! . . .
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DIY Easy paper wine glass lampshade - quick and frugal party decor
A glass of wine by candlelight sounds awfully romantic, doesn't it? How about a wine glass that IS the candlelight? If you're looking for wedding venue mood lighting, these could light up the bar, the piano, the stage, or whatever space you're using, AND would make for soft lit centerpieces on each table. After the wedding, they could set the mood for date night, or just bask in the warm glow on a Tuesday night with Netflix. So wineglasses make unique and pretty candle holders for every occasion. They can be customized even further by adding a paper "lamp shade".  Here's how to make a candlelight lamp from a wine glass. . . .
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DIY Super quick and easy phone speaker from paper roll
Don’t have any mobile phone speakers handy, but really want to boost the volume of the music or audio coming from your phone? If you have a paper towel roll and two plastic cups, you’re good to go with this goofy and sort of effective DIY phone speaker solution. It works, at least to amplify the sound. Does it sound any better? Well, no, not really, but it definitely sounds louder, and if louder is your intention then cutting a little hole into a paper towel roll and jamming your phone into it while blasting some music or a podcast will serve the purpose to amplify the audio with very little effort. . . .
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DIY Personalized mobile phone cases with a plastic case
Are you looking for a super fun, easy and versatile DIY mobil phone case project? Try these! With a few printed images and a clear plastic mobile case you can whip up these stylish, adorable and unique  phone cases literally in minutes!  With this easy to follow step-by-step video tutorial you can create these gorgeous mobile case designs even if you aren't the craftiest girl in the planet! And the best is in this craft idea: you can use the clear plastic mobile phone case over and over again to create more gorgeous mobile phone case designs that's fits perfectly your style/mood or the actual holiday! . . .
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DIY funny face flip book - craft idea for kids
Have you heard the “I’m bored” phrase too much already this summer? Put together this DIY Funny Face Flip Book with your kids! This super fun and frugal paper face flip book is simple to put together, but it will keep your kids creatively entertained for an entire afternoon. Believe us when we tell you this funny faces flip book is amazingly fun because we could hardly keep ourself away from it. Ha! It’s a great activity for the whole family to participate in and enjoy. You can use this creative flip book idea to create other fun flip books as well: imagine a book with girls and boys (with different head-body-leg parts), or monsters ! Fun isn't it? The possibilities are endless! . . .
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DIY Pineapple thumbprint art - summer art project for kids
Amid the images of sandy beaches and Palm trees seem to be a surplus of pineapples sponsoring a tropical paradise. Bring a little tropicana into your home with this gorgeous DIY pineapple thumbprint art. These gorgeous and fun thumbprint pineapple artworks won't getting you closer to the beach, but they look so beautiful and summer-ish. (This could be a great DIY to do with kids) You can use acrylic paints as the medium, and use some canvas paper to paint on. n addition to the easy cleanup, we love that with this method of “painting” it's nearly impossible to mess up. Each “eye” of the pineapple is a thumbprint, and you can create the crown by smearing the paint in an upwards motion with your thumb as well. No paintbrush needed. . . .
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Twirling cardboard parrots - easy paper craft for kids
We are adding to our bird craft collection today with this fun twirling parrot craft. Create some super easy and fun twirling colorful paper parrots with the kids and hang them down from a chandelier. Such a bright and fun addition to a jungle themed home or classroom decor! Your kids will love these easy and adorable paper parrots especially  having them hanging around your house! Simply hang them up from the ceiling or on a hook and watch as they hang down and twirl. The paper parrots tend to twirl naturally a bit because of their weight but you could also give them a little spin. This paper parrot craft is suitable for kids of all ages! . . .
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DIY Articulated dragon puppet ( free printable template)
Make an articulated dragon puppet from paper with a free printable puppet template! Have you ever thought of what it would be like to have a pet dragon? If we consult literary sources, they differ on this account: a dragon brought quite a bit of trouble to Hagrid, but if we take Daenerys, she made good use of hers! One way or another, it’s a fascinating subject for daydreamers to ponder over! Especially for kids. Could they ride on a dragon’s back? Could they roast marshmallows with its fire? A fun pet it would make! Besides the dragon template that you can download from Adventure in a box for free, you’ll need some card stock, glue (white glue in a bottle or a glue stick) and bamboo skewers to create this super fun origami dragon puppet! . . .
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DIY Straw blown peacock painting - kids craft idea
If your kids are peacock lovers like we are, you will love this pretty and fun painting project. We love every animals in Earth because their uniqueness, but our absolute favorite of them all are the peacocks. We love peacocks because they are so majestic and beautiful. Seeing these amazing creatures inspired Kim's latest craft project the drinking straw blown peacock watercolor painting! This painting technique is so easy even the smallest artistic hands can create these gorgeous watercolor paintings in minutes! This straw blown peacock craft can be  a great craft at the classroom, at the summer camp or at home!  The kids will love painting these gorgeous peacocks ! . . .
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Paper feather  craft - fine motor skill activity
Katie from a Little pinch of perfect and her adorable kids have made some beautiful brightly colored paper feathers to practice scissor skills and fine motor control. With this easy-peasy craft you can teach your kids how to cut with scissors, teach them to physics/biology of feathers and even you can use the finished paper feathers for some Native American crafts for Thanksgiving( but they are so lovely you could make them any time of year. Fringing may be a bit difficult so you can draw a few lines for the child to cut on and have tape handy in case they cut through the feather . . . .
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DIY Money bonbon (boy of money) - creative way to gift money
Money is always a good choice as a gift if you doesn't know what to make or buy for a special occasion, but sometimes gifting money can be boring and maybe even embarrassing. This time spice up money gifting with a brilliant and super easy idea: the money bonbon!  To create this creative box of money you will need: and empty chocolate bonbon box,  money and a little creativity in how to place the bills and coins. This money bonbon box can be a great and fun birthday, Christmas or wedding present! This gift idea will be a great hit at any party (and not just because the money content)! . . .
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DIY Geometric painting with masking tape (tape resist painting)
In this nice art tutorial Katie will teach you how to create a gorgeous geometrical paintings without any artistic skills!  Tape resist watercolor painting is a very classic art project for young kids Tape resist paintings are a great standby art project for kinds to approach in different ways with different materials over time.  To create gorgeous tape resist paintings you can use masking tape, painters’ tape, contact paper shapes and initials, washi tape, and stationery store stickers. There’s so much potential with tape resist art! So many ways you can do this. I hope you and your kids give tape resist painting a try sometime and experiment with the general technique . . .
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How to make a paper boat – origami for kids
We love doing simple origami and this time we’re going to learn how to make a paper boat – a summer favorite! Andreja has done quite a few awesome origami tutorials for kids and each of them is a must make! We loved to make these  easy origami boats as a kid (the exact same ones) and we loved to play with them even more – we would sail them in the bathtub, puddles and lakes and when possible even have boat races with other neighborhood kids. So grab some colorful (origami) paper and fold a few origami boats with the kids and do a fun summer boat race! . . .
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DIY Cute origami mermaid - paper folding for kids
Looking for the cutest origami summer craft ever?  That means that it's time for mermaid crafts! What better way to inspire some summer crafting then this uber cute origami mermaid? Put this craft on your summer-to-do list!  It's a must for all mermaid-loving kiddos! We love making cute origami projects! Origami (especially the beginner models) is simple, and you don't need special and expensive craft materials to create some gorgeous artworks with it! You can use this cute origami mermaid as a piece of your summer decor, or glue it to a stick and use as a fun paper puppet! This paper folding model is an absolute beginner one so it can be a great summer project for your kids! . . .
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Watermelon seed counting activity for kids (free printable)
If your kids are really into learning numbers and math, AND yummy watermelons you will love this super easy ,fun, inexpensive DIY number learning toy! She designed a whole set of watermelon seed counting toy for us which can be downloaded from abcs to acts as a nice free printable! This fun watermelon seed counting toy  allows your child to practice numbers,improve their fine motor coordination, while having a tactile sensory experience. The watermelon counting set is so easy to put together, and most likely you have all of the supplies already. (Just a few black buttons and a few sheets of printer paper and of course this nice free watermelon seed counter toy printable) . . .
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DIY Paper plate pirates - fun summer craft for kids
This awesome paper bowl pirate craft makes a fabulous addition to any pirate learning theme! Kids will have a blast designing their own one of a kind pirate with yarn hair, a silly beard, grumpy pirate facial features and even a groovy earring if they’d like. Using a paper bowl for the face gives the craft a cool 3D effect too. I heart crafty things have made a template for the pirate hat and patch to make the prep work for this awesome pirate craft a breeze. Don't forget to look for more fun pirate theme activities at the bottom of I heart crafty thing's page! . . .
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DIY Fun summer spray bottle art - craft idea for kids
Here’s an art project you can do with your kids at summer that is not your usual sidewalk chalk – blowing bubbles – running in sprinklers routine. And its also mess free if you follow along these easy steps!  Cut out a silhouette of your choice,pin it on a paper, get a spray bottle and spray a good amount of paint on the paper, but not so much that it’s dripping a lot. As you can see, you don’t need every inch of the paper covered. Let it dry for a few minutes, take off the silhouette, and that’s it! Isn’t it so fun? You can use any colors or even you can mix them to create gorgeous artworks with the kids which are actually fun to make! . . .
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