Construction Paper Crafts

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Kid's Construction Paper Crafts - A

Alligator Craft - This simple-to-make alligator is a cute craft that can also be used as a card. It is made from a single piece of green construction paper.

Kid's Construction Paper Crafts - B

Baby Moses Paper Craft - This is a great craft project to add to your Bible Lesson about Baby Moses.

Binoculars - All children love playing with binoculars. Make this craft with your kids and then go on a nice hike while searching for birds with the binoculars.

Bouquet Craft - This is a simple paper craft made from a child's handprint, paint or markers, and construction paper. It makes a great gift for a birthday or Mother's Day.

Brown Paper Reindeer - This is a fun Christmas project for kids, very easy to do, and a good way to recycle those old brown paper bags or you can use brown construction paper.

Butterfly Card - A colorful butterfly card made from construction paper. This card is great for birthdays, Mother's Day, or other occasions.

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Cardboard Earrings - The kids will enjoy making these earrings for themselves or as gifts. Be creative with the designs and you'll be sure to have a true piece artwork!

Coconut Tree Craft - Make this palm tree and coconut craft using construction paper, glue, and child safety scissors.

Chinese Lantern - Make this very colorful craft out of construction paper and other craft items. This is a great rainy day craft to keep your children busy.

Clock Craft - Instructions on how to make this clock craft out of construction paper. This clock craft is great for children that are learning how to tell time.

Coloring Book Crowns - If you are planning a party this craft is a really great craft to have the kids put together during the birthday party.

Construction Paper Flags - This is a great craft when you have been discussing other lands with your child. Make a flag of different lands with your child.

Construction Paper Baskets - These baskets are made out of construction paper and are perfect for Easter or anytime your child wants to store precious treasures!

Curved-Flap Envelope Craft - You can make unusual folded envelopes/cards with curved flaps. This project is made out of construction paper, gift wrapping paper, or pretty wallpaper scraps.

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Dancing Lion / Chinese Dragon - Traditionally, on Chinese New Year, two people wear a huge lion or dragon costume and dance. This toy is a tiny paper version of this traditional puppet.

Duck Paper Plate Craft - This easy-to-make duck is a cute craft that is made from a single paper plate and construction paper.

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Easter Chick - This Easter Chick will give your little ones practice with shapes (circles and triangles). Add this craft project to your preschool math lesson about shapes.

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Fairy Tale Castle - Make this amazing castle craft out ouf construction paper, cardboard and crayons / markers. You will find templates to help you complete this project.

Family Tree - Make a family tree out of construction paper. This is a great craft to do when talking about extended family members.

Finger Puppets - Your fingers are the legs (or trunk) of these simple paper puppets. You can make the entire cast of a nursery rhyme or fairy tale in just a few minutes, and then put on your own show.

Fireworks - Create your own fireworks picture by using dark construction paper, glue and different colors of glitter. These fireworks pictures are great decorations for New Year, Chinese New Year, or Independence Day. The Chinese invented fireworks thousands of years ago.

Footprint Penguin - Here is a really cute way to make a penguin using your child's footprint.

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Gifts for Dad - Make this wonderful craft project with your kid's as a gift for their father. This is an easy and fun craft made from construction paper and the children's hand prints.

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Hand-Made Envelope Craft - Make a special envelope out of gift wrapping paper, old maps, pretty wallpaper scraps, catalogs, brochures, newspaper, or magazines. You can even make a tiny envelope to match a gift exactly.

Handprint Butterfly Craft - This is a simple craft made from a child's handprint cutouts on construction paper. Even the youngest of Preschool Children will enjoy this craft.

Handprint Lilly - These lilies are made from a child's handprint (on paper) stapled to a straw. You can make an entire bouquet of flowers for a great gift or Spring decoration.

Hands and Feet Turkey - Use cut-outs of a child's hands and feet to make this turkey decoration. Young children may need help tracing their hands and feet.

Hidden Pictures - Hidden Pictures is a magical experience with our everyday crayons that everyone will enjoy. It is certain to keep even the most active kids busy happy.

Holiday Paper Crafts - Here are a few holiday crafts using construction paper. Holiday crafts include Star of David, Christmas tree, and Autumn collage.

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Leaf Collage - This is a great fall time craft project when it is cold and rainy outside. You will use leaft templates and construction paper for this project, so no need to go outside and collect leaves.

Love Bugs - Valentine's Day is coming soon. These fun and easy butterflies can be made out of construction paper and other items. Kid's love this craft.

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My First Bank - Fun craft made out of construction paper and an empty coffee can. This is a great way to teach your child how to begin saving money.

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Occupations Collage Craft - Make this Occupations craft out of construction paper and old magazines. This is a great craft to do on the same day you are doing a Social Studies Lesson on Occupations and your Community.

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Paper Bag Puppets - Very simple puppets made from small paper lunch bags. You can make a raccoon, dog, cat, rabbit, bunny, mouse, pig, panda, or frog.

Paper lantern - Make a lanter out of construction paper and other craft materials.

Paper Plate Spiders - This is a great craft if you are having a birthday party with a lot of children. Kids love to do this construction paper project and it is even better when they do it with other children.

Paper Plate Turkey - A fun and easy Thanksgiving craft project using paper plates and construction paper. Even the youngest preschooler can do this fun craft.

Paper Scarecrow - Make a really cute paper scarecrow.

Paper Turkeys - This is a fun and festive activity especially for Thanksgiving. This craft uses construction paper, wiggly eyes, and feathers.

Postal Stamp Craft - You can make a nice postal stamp of your own that can honor a person, commemorate an event, remember a favorite place or item, or put forth an idea. Do this simple craft using construction paper.

Potato Face - In this simple project, a brown paper grocery bag and construction paper are made into a cute potato head.

Pumpkin Faces - Be prepared... you'll have an entire pumpkin patch to display before your kids have had enough. Great Thanksgiving craft project.

Pumpkin Lanterns - Here is a great project to make construction paper lanterns in the shape of pumpkins. This is a great way to decorate for the fall. And, kids will love helping you decorate the house.

Puppet Project - This is a great project for a rainy (or snowy) day. In order to complete this project, you will need: empty cereal box, scissors, construction paper, glue, and yarn.

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Rainbow Fish Craft - This craft is so much fun for young children. This fish is made out of construction paper, tissue paper, and tin foil. When the fish project is done the fish will even has some shiny scales.

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Scary Mouth Pop-up Card - Make a Mouth Pop-up Card. When you open the card, the mouth opens! You can make your card look like a bird, a shark, or a big-mouth monster. This is a very easy project and a lot of fun.

Simple, Paper Craft project - This project takes some preparation time on your part but is super for a quick, imaginative art project. We always have a supply of shapes available for this fun project.

Simple Paper Necklace - This is a good hands on activity for children. When they string their "beads" they will be improving their eye hand coordination.

Solar System Craft - Instructions on how to make a solar system craft out of construction paper, glue, crayons and printable cut-outs (included).

Star Light Poem Craft - This simple craft helps the child learn the poem "Star Light, Star Bright" as they write their fondest wish.

Star Wreath - Make this really pretty start wreath using construction paper and some other craft materials. Make these stars using whatever colors the child would like.

String Paintings - Make this really cool painting project using string and construction paper. This is a great way to talk to your child about symmetry.

Sun Prints - Just an hour in the sun at noon will fade construction paper to leave behind decorative "prints".

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Textured Turkey - This craft is a great Thanksgiving craft project and it is so much fun. This craft uses construction paper, glue, and brown tissue paper.

Tissue Paper Valentines - These crafts using tissue paper and construction paper make great Valentine's Day cards or decorations, and they're easy to do!

Torn Paper Easter Bunny - If you're making decorations to celebrate Easter and the coming of spring, here's an easy way to make an Easter bunny.

Train Craft - This simple train craft requires a printer, construction paper, some crayons (or paint or markers), scissors and glue.

Turkey Napkin Rings - Here is a fun and attractive turkey craft perfect for Thanksgiving. They are made from toilet paper rolls, construction paper and a bit of Fun Foam.

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Valentine Keepsake Box - Here is instructions to a construction paper craft to make a box that you can collect your favorite valentine cards.

Valentine Mailbox - This is a great way to make a box for your child to collect valentines cards in. This simple craft uses a tissue box and construction paper.

Valentine’s Day Cards - Make these beautiful Valentine's Day Cards using construction paper and any pretty odds and ends like lace, feathers, glitter, ribbons, doilies, sequins, tissue paper.

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Weave a Basket Paper Craft - This is a great craft for any age child. You will be using construction paper and weaving them in and out just like you would weave a real basket. This craft is a lot of fun.

Wind Chime - Really cute craft project made out of an empty plastic liter bottle and construction paper.

Windsock - Make this really cool windsock out of construction paper and other materials from around your house.

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