Animal lovers rejoice! Today we’re sharing a few of our all-time favorite crafts and activities all about animals! From dogs to cats to elephants, these playful pets are sure to provide hours of entertainment. Take a look through the projects below – there’s a whole bunch of printable crafts that are ready to make and play with in minutes!
DIY Mix ‘Em Up Animal Spools
These printable and stackable animal friends can change their clothes with the twist of a spool, and they just might end up part deer, part squirrel, and part bear!
Bean Art Animal Mosaics
Use beans and paint to craft a portrait of your favorite animal or family pet!
DIY Kitten Clutches
Use felt, pom poms, buttons, and a few simple stitching techniques to crafts these adorable kitten clutches. What treasures will you put inside?
Printable Bremen Town Musicians Stackers
Tell the story of the Bremen Town Musicians with these printable animals that you can stack up like in the classic from the Brothers Grimm. Once you print and assemble the donkey, dog, cat, and rooster, create your own balancing tower of creatures!
Paper Mache Animals
Paper mache is such a fun activity to do outside in the sun or inside on a rainy day! With a little bit of paint, you’ll have these brand new animal friends in almost no time at all.
Easy-Sew Animal Belt Buddies
These colorful felt creatures are simple to make, and can be worn as a belt accessory or removed for some simple animal play. Talk about the cutest portable entertainment ever!
Paint Chip Animal Friends
If you’ve got a few paint chips laying around, your kids will love an afternoon of creative play with these little animals. When play time is through, just take them apart and store flat in an envelope.
Super Sweet and Simple DIY Pet Pals
Gather some brightly colored pipe cleaners, a few basic tools, and the printable and before you know it, your kids will be creating imaginative scenes in a pet shop or animal adoption center.
DIY No-Sew Stuffed Sock Animals
What do you do with your odd socks? Here’s an idea: turn those odd socks into cute DIY stuffed animals instead, no sewing required!
Printable Dog Walking Toys
These printable pups want to go for a walk and you can help them out! Put your plastic drinking straws to use as their leashes and let the fun begin.