This is such a quick and easy balloon elephant craft - simply involving some cutting and sticking! But the finished picture with the "3D" balloon trunk is very effective and we think the kids will enjoy making it.
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!
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.
Many snakes uncluding some of the world's deadliest make their home in Africa. We can promise our snakes aren't venomous!
Have fun with these quick and snappy crocodile crafts.
More African Animal Crafts
Have some fun with this cheeky giraffe handprint painting..
You will need:
Construction paper Poster paint in yellow and brown
As part of our home education work we have been looking at rainforest animals, and my daughter is preparing a project on big cats and their habitats.
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:
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!
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.
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.
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!