African Animal Crafts

There is something very exotic and exciting about African animals, and children love to learn about them. We are building up a page of African animal crafts - there will be lots more coming soon!

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Elephant CraftsElephant Crafts
Elephants are fun! Have fun making your own elephant crafts. We have ideas for all ages from a simple paper plate paper plate elephant to intricately decorated Indian elephants.


Snake CraftsSnake Crafts
Many snakes uncluding some of the world's deadliest make their home in Africa. We can promise our snakes aren't venomous!


Crocodile CraftsCrocodile Crafts
Have fun with these quick and snappy crocodile crafts.


More African Animal Crafts

Lion Handprint Painting

Lion Handprint Painting

This gorgeous lion is a super way to record your child's handprint and have some messy fun at the same time!

Monkey Door Hanger Craft

Monkey Door Hanger Craft

This little monkey is a great way to mark your child's territory - and he'll be even more appreciated if your child makes the door hanger themselves!

Monkey Magnet

Monkey Magnet

We used a large yoghurt pot lid for the "face" of our monkey magnet, and he looks so happy and cheerful on the fridge that I think he might stay there for a while!

Monkey Paper Cut

Monkey Paper Cut

We've got not specific instructions for our monkey paper cut but I wanted to include it for inspiration!

Paper Plate Monkey Mask

Paper Plate Monkey Mask

Here's a fun use for a paper plate - a monkey mask! Cutting out the eyes the way we have makes this a really easy mask for younger children to play with.

Toilet Roll Monkey 1

Toilet Roll Monkey 1

This cheeky little monkey is made from a loo roll and a few pieces of card or paper.

Toilet Roll Monkey 2

Toilet Roll Monkey 2

This really is a fun monkey craft for the kids to try - they will love the way that the monkey can "climb" his own tree!

More African Animal Activities

African Animal Colouring Pages
African Animal Colouring Pages