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

Giraffe Handprint Painting

Giraffe Handprint Painting

Have some fun with this cheeky giraffe handprint painting..

You will need:

Construction paper Poster paint in yellow and brown

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!

You will need:

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! This could be a fun party craft as long as you had collected enough lids for all the children.

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. He looks great sitting on the edge of a shelf or the top of a cupboard, or perched on the rim of flower pot in front of a "jungle" plant, with his legs dangling over the sides!

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! It is trickier to explain than it is to do, so we've included lots of photos to help.

More African Animal Activities

African Animal Colouring Pages
African Animal Colouring Pages