Animal Crafts

Children love animals and animal crafts. We have a very large and growing collection of animal crafts here at Activity Village from handprints and paper plates to puppets and sewing soft toys, there is something suitable for all ages.

We have too many to list individually so scroll down to browse by category or search our Animals A-Z.

Animal Crafts - A to Z

Animal A-Z

Animals A-Z

Animal Crafts - Categories

African Animal Crafts
African Animal Crafts

Australian Animal Crafts
Australian Animal Crafts

British Wildlife Crafts
British Wildlife Crafts

Farm Animal Crafts
Farm Animal Crafts

Minibeast Crafts
Minibeast Crafts

Pet Animal Crafts
Pet Animal Crafts

Sea Creature Crafts
Sea Creature Crafts

Cup and Ball Cow

Cup and Ball Cow

All you need is a polystyrene ball and a paper cup, some paints and scraps of craft foam - and the kids can put together this gorgeous cow. I can see a whole "field" of them on display!

Cup and Ball Pig

Cup and Ball Pig

If you can dig out a paper cup and a polystyrene ball as well as some simple craft cupboard supplies, the kids will be able to assemble this cheerful paper cup pigs for themselves!

Felt Pig Bookmark

Felt Pig Bookmark

This lovely little felt pig bookmark is perfect for a present or for kids to tuck inside their own reading book. We've provided printable templates and instructions to make it perfect for a group activity. Simple sewing needed!

Guest Post - Simple Animal Crafts

Guest Post - Simple Animal Crafts

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.

Paper Plate Pig

Paper Plate Pig

This paper plate pig is fun for the kids to make and looks great on display. You will need to divert children's attention while the pink paint dries, or perhaps paint the plates in advance.

Paper Plate Wombat

Paper Plate Wombat

Kids can have some fun painting paper plates, cutting out shapes and gluing them together to make this cute paper plate wombat!

You will need:

Pig Bookmark

Pig Bookmark

This little bookmark is very quick for the kids to make, using simple craft cupboard supplies. But who wouldn't like this pig bookmarks sticking out of the top of their reading book!

Pig Finger Puppet Craft

Pig Finger Puppet Craft

This felt pig finger puppet is such a lovely little craft for beginning "sewists" and it makes a perfect group craft, especially if you print out our template (which includes simple instructions) for each child.

Pig Mask Craft

Pig Mask Craft

This lovely pig mask is simple and fun for the kids to make - and then to wear! Why not team it with our wolf mask craft and play at The Three Little Pigs?

Pig Treat Tube

Pig Treat Tube

This pink treat tube would be a fun activity for children to make at a farmyard themed party. While the children play you could fill them up with sweets and then close them ready for them to take home at the end of the day.

Pompom Pig

Pompom Pig

This little pompom pig was a huge hit with our craft testers, but he didn't want to stand upright for his photo! Older children could make their own pompoms in three different sizes.

Toilet Roll Pig

Toilet Roll Pig

Our toilet roll animal crafts are really popular with children, so why not have a go at this lovely pig and add him to your farm display or menagerie! You will need a few simple craft supplies but he is quick and easy to do.

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Toilet Roll Wombat

Here's an original way to turn a toilet roll into a wombat! It can be a little fiddly so an adult will need to help younger children, but I'm sure you'll agree that the result is worth it.

Wombat Mask Craft

Wombat Mask Craft

Kids can have fun making this simple wombat mask - and then wearing it!

You will need:

Wooden Spoon Pig

Wooden Spoon Pig

Wooden spoon crafts are always popular with children - and this wooden spoon pig has the added advantage of working very well as a puppet! Make three and use them to act out The Three Little Pigs, perhaps?

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