Two cupcakes, two Stars and Stripes, and a 4th of July greeting!
Cupcakes are of course a firm favourite with many children, who enjoy making them as much as eating them! We've had some fun putting together a mini cupcake topic here, which includes colouring pages, worksheets, printables and puzzles. A little treat goes a long way!
Our Cupcake Resources
Can the kids think of a baking-themed word for each letter of the alphabet? Great fun as a solo activity, or in a family group or classroom.
This champion cake bake certificate can be used as an award for a competition winner or to show appreciation of someone's skills. The pdf has two pages; one has a full page certificate and one has 2 certificates on the page.
Perhaps somebody was hungry, as there are big bits missing out of this tasty cupcake! Can the children carefully copy the picture on the right to complete the picture of the cupcake on the left?
Challenge the kids to make up an acrostic poem using the letters from CUPCAKE - then use one of 4 designs (all in the pdf below) to write it out for display. You could also use this printable to write out a cupcake recipe, or draw a picture...
Here are some alphabet posters with a difference, with each letter set against a tasty cupcake! Put them up on display in the classroom, all together or one letter at a time, or use the pdf file on the whiteboard or your computer screen.
Boggler puzzles are great fun for kids of any age! See how many words they can find in this cupcake boggler puzzle - there are extra points available for cupcake-themed words!
You could maybe write a short cupcake recipe inside this cupcake border circle, then colour in the pretty cupcakes too!
This beautiful cockatoo collage is made simply with a few pieces of paper and some cupcake cases - but won't he look handsome on display!
This pretty dove collage using cupcake cases is quick and easy to make, and relatively mess-free, especially if you use a glue stick.
While you are waiting for your Halloween cupcakes to bake, why not have a go at this quick and easy ghost craft!
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Just a quick and easy little craft, to make good use of any Halloween cupcake cases you might have lying around!
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This is a very quick and easy way to make some pretty lotus flower decorations for Vesak - but of course you can adapt the shape of the petals to make an array of gorgeous flowers any time! This would be a lovely party craft, too.
We used a variety of Halloween cupcake cases for this Halloween spider web craft and the effect was great - you can see how much fun they look in the window!
Ask the kids to colour in this tasty cupcake by following the number code provided. We've got both UK and US versions to download below...
The kids can have a go at colouring in our cupcake picture with the help of the number key. UK and US versions available.
Colour in this pretty cupcake printable, matching the colours you use to the numbers in the chart on the page. UK and US versions available.
This cupcake colouring card makes a great birthday card - just choose some bright coloured pens or crayons, colour it in, then fold in half.
The fun thing about this cupcake colouring card is that you can choose the colour of the frosting/icing! Pink for strawberry perhaps, or yellow for lemon?
You can buy some very colourful, pretty cupcakes these days - and this colouring card lets you create your own! Perfect to give to someone on their birthday, or anytime...
Choose some pretty colours for this cupcake colouring page. It would be fun to colour a whole platter of these and cut them out for display...
Here's a simple dot to dot puzzle that younger kids will enjoy - once they've finished joining the dots, they can colour in the cupcake too!
Children are sure to love tracing out the letters with a finger on this delicious looking cupcake finger tracing page. Then they can get busy decorating the cupcake.
Copy this picture of a cupcake using the squares on the grid - and once you've finished you'll have two cupcakes (which is always a good thing!).
Children sometimes need a little motivation to practice handwriting. Being able to add the word cupcake to the shopping list might do it! Our cupcake handwriting page will guide them through learning to write the word.
Enjoy this cupcake lacing card with younger children. Print onto some card, cut out carefully and punch holes around the edges. Laminate if you prefer, then lace with a shoelace, wool or even pipe-cleaners.
Here's a delicious cupcake waiting to be eaten, but the children will have to find their way through the maze first...
Help the kids pass some time while they wait for cupcakes to bake by asking them to have a go at this cupcake maze!
Here's one of our trickier mazes! Can the children find their way to the pretty cupcake in the middle of the maze?
The numbers 1-20 are displayed on these fun cupcake number posters. Perfect for displaying on a classroom wall, and they also work well on a computer screen or whiteboard.
This lovely owl craft involves sticking - always a favourite activity for kids! And WHOO would have known you could make such a lovely owl from cupcake cases! Instructions below.
Our cupcake poster would be a cheerful addition to a classroom display on birthdays or perhaps for a bakery themed play area.
Keep the kids busy with this printable cupcake jigsaw. Just print, cut out (with the help of our jigsaw templates) and then get the kids to put it back together again!
This pretty cupcake scrapbook paper would work well for wrapping up small birthday presents as well as a backing for birthday - or baking - inspired projects. You will need to type in the password www.ActivityVillage.co.uk to open and print this page.
Write down one of your favourite recipes on this cupcake story paper, or use it to inspire an imaginative story with a baking theme?
This cute colouring card with a teddy bear carrying a cupcake would make a perfect invitation to a tea party! Just print, colour in, then fold in half...
Do you think the teddy bear on this colouring page is taking her cupcake to a teddy bear's picnic? It certainly looks very tasty!
When children have practiced their writing there is a yummy looking cupcake to colour in on this cupcake word tracing page!
Use this bright and cheerful cupcake writing paper to write a birthday list, thank you letter or even a recipe? Choose from three versions below.
This fun cupcake writing paper is perfect for writing down a favourite cupcake recipe! We have three different varieties of this writing paper to choose from below: blank, lined and with handwriting lines.
This cupcake circle colouring page will keep colouring fans busy for a while, and will look fantastic once it's complete.
Here is the first of three colouring pages featuring two delicious-looking cupcakes for the kids to colour in. Why not cover the whole set, About, and put them on display!
Colour 2 more cupcakes! It looks to me as if one has a tasty wafer on top, and the other a pretty little icing flower. I wonder what colour these cupcakes will be?
Here are the final two cupcakes in our cupcake colouring set. Colour them in, cut them out, and use them to decorate a birthday card – or the fridge!
Cupcakes come in all kinds of pretty and colourful designs, so grab some pens or crayons and make these cakes as bright as you like!
Cupcakes are all about the delicious toppings, so grab a pen and get doodling some tasty toppings on the cupcakes on this doodle page...
Ask the kids to design their own cupcake using this fun worksheet - will they go for something traditional or maybe a more unusual flavour? You could always try and bake them for real afterwards too!
This puzzle will appeal to all the cupcake lovers out there! Can the children find which two cupcakes are identical? Then why not colour the cupcakes in?
Children love baking (and eating) cupcakes! There are lots of other cupcake-themed activities on Activity Village, and Shelly tries some of them out in this guest post.
These Halloween cupcake game cards are great fun for your Halloween parties! Print onto some card, laminate if you prefer, then use for memory games, snap or ordering games.
Who doesn't love cupcakes? Especially ones with icing and sprinkles on the top! Here's one to colour in, with a message included. It makes a fun poster for birthdays or tea-times...
This poster is just fun for a birthday or baking display! Print with borderless settings to get the pink border.
Colour in three pretty cupcakes decorated with sprinkles and hearts - perfect for a birthday or Valentine's Day, perhaps?
Who could resist colouring in these pretty cupcakes, covered in hearts and sprinkles! You could cut them out and stick them to a Valentine card, or put them on display ...
This certificate rewards children for their first cake baking success. You can choose from full page or 2-to-a-page size certificates.
We know that there is a cupcake hidden in this puzzle - but how long will it take the kids to work out what they are drawing? Choose from a 16-square and a 64-square grid version below.
These Rudolph cupcakes are a chocolate cupcake variation with a lovely Christmas twist! The kids will enjoy helping you to decorate them and they will certainly enjoy helping you to eat them. They look good enough to serve at a Christmas party, too.
This smiley cupcake card is bound to make whoever receives it smile too! Just print onto some card, fold in half and you have a ready-made card for lots of occasions...
This bright and cheerful smiley cupcake card is perfect for all kinds of occasions, and it's easy to print too...
Choose from 2 to a page or full page versions of this 'star baker award'. Award the certificate after a baking competition, just for fun or to award an achievement. There are broze, silver and gold options.
Is your group holding a Bake Off event? We have certificates suitable for home education groups, Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Beavers, Cubs and Scouts. Each certificate comes in two sizes. Just print the page that you need.
This lovely cupcake colouring page - with sweets to colour too - is just about perfect for Valentine's Day, for someone with a sweet tooth!