Paper Crafts

Paper crafts need the minimum of supplies, many of the crafts here need only paper and glue.  This means with a good supply of paper to hand you can rustle up a lovely craft activity whenever you need to.

3D Snowman

3D Christmas Snowman

This 3D Christmas snowman (and 3D Christmas tree) are very quick to make with our printable templates - and you can really go to town with the decorating! You could give this as a 3D Christmas snowman card, or just put him out on display.

Chinese Lantern Craft

Chinese Lantern Craft 2

This Chinese lantern craft is quick and easy to do, but a string of them hung across a room looks bright and pretty and perfect for a Chinese New Year or Lantern Festival display.

Chinese Paper Cut Craft

Chinese Paper Cuts have been a traditional form of decoration in China at Chinese New Year and all year round for thousands of years. Why not have a go with the kids?

Chinese Paper Cuts

Chinese Paper Cuts

The art of Chinese paper cutting has been prized for many thousands of years. Paper cuts are used for decoration, given as gifts, and are regarded as lucky. Traditional paper cuts often showed celebrations, weddings and feasts, but now all sorts of motifs are used.

Christmas Lanterns

Christmas Lanterns

These pretty double-layered Christmas lanterns look lovely strung up to decorate the room - or just put them out on display. Children can really have fun decorating the top layer, too!

Christmas Present Decorations

Christmas Present Decorations

Use our printable scrapbook paper to make these cute little Christmas tree decorations - and you can fill them with a treat, too, before you hang them on the tree!

Christmas Spiral

Christmas Spiral

Our Christmas spiral a quick and easy Christmas craft that children of all ages will enjoy making! There's no glue involved so there shouldn't be any mess!

Christmas Tree Advent Calendar

Christmas Tree Advent Calendar

This Christmas tree advent calendar is fun to make with your youngest children - and they will love sticking the brightly coloured pompoms on each day!

Christmas Tree Shapes Cards

Christmas Tree Shapes Cards

These homemade Christmas cards are quick and simple to make but very pretty, need little in the way of supplies, and can be adapted or all age groups. The basic card is simply a small triangle and a small rectangle of card, dressed up in a variety of ways.

Christmas Wish Tree

Christmas Wish Tree

This Christmas wish tree is a nice little family project at Christmas time, to help children think about the real meaning of Christmas. We used a different colour bauble for each member of the family.

Dove Of Peace Craft

Dove Of Peace Craft

Martin Luther King's message was always one of peace. Try this pretty dove of peace craft as a reminder. This dove is also very pretty hanging from the Christmas Tree!

Goat paper cut template

Goat Paper Cut Template

We've made a template for a simple goat Chinese paper cut - perfect for Year of the Goat! Even with the template you'll need small sharp scissors and lots of patience, so this craft isn't for younger children.

Mini Chinese Lantern Chain

Mini Chinese Lantern Chain

This mini Chinese Lantern Chain is very quick and easy for kids to make, and as you can see from our photo, it looks absolutely spectacular! A great way to brighten up your home or classroom for Chinese New Year!

Olympic Rings Paper Cut

Olympic Rings Paper Cut

Paper cutting is an ancient Chinese craft and paper cuts are often very intricate. They are used for decoration and regarded as good luck. Here is a clever idea for making your own Olympic Rings paper cut, designed specially for the Beijing Olympic games but still fun to try now.

Owl Card

Owl Card

This is such a simple craft idea, but your youngest children will enjoy cutting out the shapes and sticking the features on this owl, and love the way the owl looks at you as he stands on display!

Paper Cut Snake

Paper Cut Snake

Our paper cut snake is a simplified version of a Chinese paper cut that even the youngest children can enjoy for Chinese New Year and Year of the Snake.

Paper Pancake Dolls

Paper Pancake Dolls

All your children need are some paper scraps and other bits and pieces, and some imagination, to make these fun paper pancake dolls for your Pancake Day celebration! Perfect for younger kids.

Paper Sculpture Rainbow

Paper Sculpture Rainbow

This paper sculpture rainbow is fun for the kids to make and looks to pretty on display, it's sure to brighten up a grey day. Pre-prepare the cloud shapes and strips for your youngest children, or get them to help and practice their cutting skills.

Rooster Paper Cuts

Rooster Paper Cuts

Paper cutting is a traditional Chinese technique and you will see lovely intricate designs displayed at Chinese New Year. We've come up with two rooter paper cuts for Year of the Rooster - one with a simpler outline and one a lot more tricky!

Row Of Snowmen

Row Of Snowmen

Decorate your house, your classroom, your windows, your mantelpiece, your books - you'll find plenty of places you'll want to display your row of snowmen with this imaginative paper craft for kids!

Window Angel Craft

Window Angel Craft

This window angels make a lovely Christmas craft for kids that will help you decorate your windows for the holidays! They are fun to make and very pretty, too.

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