Making your own puppets is double the fun – first do the craft, then put on a puppet show! Here […]
Turn your footprint into an adorable zebra! A fun and easy project with lots of personality.
Paper Plate Animals
Making paper plate animals is so much fun! This tutorial includes instructions for the elephant, zebra, and giraffe shown, plus […]
Paper Plate Animal Faces
Use templates to make adorable animal plate faces, including a koala, tiger, panda, hippo and lion. They’re fun for dress-up play […]
Torn Newspaper Giraffe
Paint several pages of newspaper, then use them to create this cute giraffe. It’s a fun project that’s great for […]
Foam Cup Safari Animals
Make an adorable set of safari animals (monkey, giraffe and tiger) with foam cups! They’re fun to make and are […]
Put Me in the Zoo Paper Plate Craft
This adorable paper plate craft is the perfect accompaniment to Robert Lopshire’s beloved book, “Put Me in the Zoo.” It’s […]
This giraffe stands up on its own thanks to sturdy clothespin legs. It’s such a fun project for kids to […]
Water Bottle Penguin
Turn an old water bottle and a few other household materials into an eco-friendly penguin. It’s a fun craft for […]
M&M Candy Giraffe
Use construction paper and M&Ms to create a cool giraffe placemat and party favor. Kids can make their own placemats […]
Penguin Snack Cakes
Turn snack cakes into adorable penguins! These sweet treats make such a cute party favor or special lunchbox treat.
An old cork gets a new life as a cute penguin! It’s a fun craft for a cold winter’s day.
These cute tigers were made for a Cub Scout den meeting, but it would be equally great for a zoo […]
Polar Bear Pretzel Pops
These white chocolate polar bear pretzel pops are absolutely darling and they taste delicious, too! They’re great for a winter […]
Polar Bear Gift Bag
Turn a plain white lunch bag into an adorable polar bear, perfect for giving a gift to that special someone. […]
These adorable penguins are actually Chocolate Rice Krispies Treat lollipops! Make them just for fun or for a winter-themed party.
Paint Chip Peacocks and Turkeys
Use paint chips for feathers to make your own colorful peacocks and turkeys. This simple cardboard tube project is lots […]
Elephant Crafts for Kids
Elephant Appreciation Day falls on September 22nd, but who needs a specific date to appreciate the grandeur of the elephant? Celebrate […]
Paper Plate Lion
The paper plate lion is a great decoration for a zoo or jungle-themed party, or for everyday fun!
Make a tasty giraffe snack using bananas and other healthy ingredients. It’s a fun way to make snacktime special.
Felt Lion Puppet
Create a cute lion puppet from felt and then put on a puppet show! It’s an easy sewing project that […]
Torn Paper Panda
Did you know that you can “cut” paper using a q-tip? Use this fun technique to make an adorable construction […]
Black Bear Cakes
Zebra and Hippo Magnets
Make these two adorable magnets from cardstock and clothespins. A cute zebra and his pal the hippo are fun for […]
Paper Plate Toucan
Turn a paper plate, construction paper, and tissue paper into the cutest toucan you’ve ever seen! The tail feathers are […]
Skiing Penguin Ornaments
These adorable skiing penguins are made from blown eggs. They’re fun to paint and couldn’t be cuter!
You only need two simple ingredients to make adorable panda pastries, filled with delicious hazelnut spread. These sweet treats are […]
Cardboard Tube Polar Bear
Turn a cardboard tube into a polar bear in just a few steps. International Polar Bear Day is February 27th, […]
Cream Cheese Penguins
These cream cheese penguin appetizers are as cute as can be! They’re such a fun and tasty winter snack.
Penguin Gift Tag
Get a jump on holiday preparations by having the kids make a bunch of penguin gift tags. They’re perfect for […]
Paper Plate Penguin
This adorable penguin is cut from exactly one paper plate, with no scraps left over. It’s easy enough for preschoolers […]
Nutter Butter Penguins
These adorable penguins are made from dipped Nutter Butter cookies with marshmallow bellies, Tootsie Roll wings, Circus Peanut feet and […]
Jungle Animal Pretzels
Learn how to transform chocolate dipped pretzels into a jungle full of animals! There are seven adorable and tasty designs […]
Cardboard Tube & Coffee Filter Peacocks
Upcycle a cardboard tube into a beautiful peacock with the help of some coffee filters, sequins, and paint. These bright […]
This adorable lion cake is easy to make using toddler-friendly foods. Give it a try!
Make a giraffe cake for a special birthday boy or girl. It’s surprisingly easy to do and perfect for a […]
Paper Plate Rhino
All it takes to create this cute rhino is a paper plate and some paint. It’s a fun project to […]
Mixed Media Turtle
Use a variety of art techniques to make this stunning turtle project! This project requires quite a bit of drying […]
Paper Plate Hippo
Turn two paper plates into the cutest smiling hippo ever. It’s a fun project for kids interested in this amazing […]
Watch handprints turn into lovely strutting peacocks. With a little help, this project is easy enough for even the smallest […]
Paper Bag Tiger Puppet
Make this cute paper bag tiger for a zoo-themed party, as a Cub Scout project, during the Year of the […]
Two ingredients + two minutes = one adorable and healthy snack! This cute pear bear is fun for kids to […]
Animal Safari Snack
Kids love eating finger-food snacks, so why not make them healthy? The classic combo of celery and peanut butter comes […]
Cardboard Tube Giraffe
Make this adorable giraffe out of cardboard tubes and yarn! Kids will love it.
Alligator Cookie Pop
Turn Nutter Butters and a few other store-bought ingredients into adorable Alligator Cookie Pops. This is such a fun project […]
Create an adorable monkey using construction paper and pipe cleaners. Bend the arms and legs so it hangs just the […]
March Lion and Lamb Craft
Will March come in like a lion or lamb? Kids can try to predict the weather when making these cute […]
Jumbo Animal Cookies
All kids love animal cookies, frosted, sprinkled, and in fun shapes. Now you can make your own!
Tell that someone special that “I’m bananas for you!” with this homemade monkey Valentine. You can find candy bananas sold […]
Show everyone how much you care this Valentine’s Day with flamingo valentines. They’re fun, cute and totally unique!
Potato Print Penguins
Young crafters can create their own penguins by using potatoes as stamps. Hang the painted penguin artwork around the house […]
Cardboard Tube Penguins
Recycle some cardboard tube by making these adorable penguins. They’re perfect for a zoo unit or just for talking about […]
Penguin Bead Pet
This cute penguin pony bead project is great for a wintery afternoon. Use it as a keychain or hang it […]
What is cuter than a penguin? A construction paper penguin wearing earmuffs and a scarf! This is a great project […]
Polar Bear Mask
The kids will love creating this cute polar bear mask! The furry texture is white tissue paper. This would be […]
This little penguin is all dressed up and ready to play in the snow! Mosaics are lots of fun for […]
Paper Plate Penguin
Make an easy penguin craft using a paper plate that you paint and fold. A fun winter project or great […]
Clay Pot Alligator
This clay pot alligator is cute and green and easy to make. Create one together today!
Alligator and Turtle Bread
Animals are actually welcome on the table when they’re these delicious and delightful breads baked in the shape of alligators […]
Owl Napkin Rings
Turn empty cardboard tubes into adorable owl napkin rings. They’re easy and inexpensive to make and add such a cute […]