Scottish Crafts

We've gathered together here all our Scottish themed crafts for kids. We've aimed to cover a range of ages and appeal to boys and girls. Whether you are looking for something for St Andrew's Day, enjoying a Scottish theme, or getting ready for a family holiday, we hope you find what you need here. Browse through the individual crafts below, but don't forget to have a look at our collection of Thistle Crafts, too!

Thistle Crafts
Thistle Crafts

Felt Scottie Dog Softie

Felt Scottie Dog Softie

This softie sewing project is a lovely one for a beginner. You can vary the size of your Scotties. Blow up our template and cut out a really large one to make a cushion, use a tiny Scottie to hang on a keychain, or something in between!

Golf Trolley Pen Pot

Golf Trolley Pen Pot

This golf trolley pen pot is a cute gift kids can make for keen golfer dads on Father's Day - or it's fun to make for St Andrew's Day too.

Indoor Golf Game

Indoor Golf Game

Make your own indoor golf game using recycled materials - so that your kids can enjoy a craft activity and the game afterwards! The instructions below are for a 6-hole game, perfect for younger kids, but of course you can make a full 9 hole golf course if you like.

Loch Ness Monster Craft

Loch Ness Monster Craft

Who wouldn't want one of these monsters of their very own! Our Loch Ness Monster craft is simple to make, and very effective.

You will need:

2 colours of polymer clay

Make a Scottish Kilt Card

Make a Scottish Kilt Card

Kids can make this fun kilt card for a Scottish friend's birthday, or perhaps for St Andrew's Day!

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Make Your Own Tartan Craft

Make Your Own Tartan Craft

This very messy craft gives children an idea of how tartan patterns are formed. If you are doing this as a group activity, provide a large collection of ribbons and fabric and you will be surprised how many different variations of tartan you will get!

Origami Loch Ness Monster

Origami Loch Ness Monster

If you can't go to Loch Ness to spot the Loch Ness Monster, why not fold your own! You will need at least 3 pieces of paper and some scissors. Print the instructions below.

Paper Cup Scotsman

Paper Cup Scotsman

Here's a fun character that kids can make for St Andrew's Day!

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Scottie Dog Mobile

Scottie Dog Mobile

Cheer up your outlook with a collection of cheerful tartan Scottie dogs! Using a paper plate for the "mobile" element of our Scottie dog mobile made this a quick and easy way to display our collection of Scotties.

Soft Toy Nessie

Soft Toy Nessie

The real Loch Ness Monster might be a little more scary than our cute Soft Toy Nessie!

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Sporran Craft

Sporran Craft

Make a sporran with your kids for St Andrew's Day!

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Tartan Painting

Tartan Painting

Scotland is, of course, famous for its tartans. Why not have a go at designing your own with this tartan painting idea?

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Teddy Bear Kilt

Teddy Bear Kilt

Kids can dress their teddies up for St Andrew's Day with this teddy bear kilt craft, using tartan they have designed and made themselves!

Teddy Mascots

Teddy Mascots

Kids can have great fun dressing up their teddies and other toys as mascots - either for a real sporting event (dress them up to support your favourite countries in the Olympics and World Cup, for example, or for a holiday such as Fourth of July or Canada Day) or for your own events (

Thistle Template

Thistle Template

Use this thistle template for our thistle crafts - or with your own ideas. One simple idea to use the template: children could colour in the leaves and then scrunch up tissue paper to make the stem and flower.

Tiddlywinks Golf Course

Tiddlywinks Golf Course

This clever tiddlywinks golf course can be moved around to provide a number of different golf holes, some more difficult than others. You can also create all sorts of obstacles to make your tiddlywinks golf more exciting!

More Scottish Themed Activities

Loch Ness Monster
Loch Ness Monster

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