The lion may be the king of the jungle, but they’re also some of the most adorable creatures on earth. And with these 15+ lovable lion crafts for kids from around the web, you can make one at home!
Crafting with kids is a great way to spend time together. There are so many fun ways for children to get creative and use their imaginations, but crafting can sometimes be expensive. This blog post showcases lion crafts for kids that will keep your little ones entertained without breaking the bank. Many of them are made from paper or recycled materials. They’re perfect for crafting at home, school, or lion-themed parties!
They range from easy activities like handprint or paper plate lions to constructing your own 3D paper lion or making one with a mane made of leaves!
Grab your crafting supplies and the kids, and let’s get started!
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Fun Lion Crafts for Kids
Recycled K-Cup Lion by Artsy Momma
This fun recycled K cup Lion craft is simple to make and a great preschool or early years safari craft for kids.
Paper Tube and Pipe Cleaner Lion by Hello, Wonderful
You will love this easy and simple paper tube lion craft for kids. Using a toilet tube and pipe cleaners you can create this fun lion craft in minutes.
Handprint Lion by Simple Everyday Mom
Make this lion craft with your kids using their handprints. Not only will this be a fun sensory activity, you can talk to the little ones about lion homes and the lion’s habitat as you paint.
Easy Toilet Paper Roll Lion by Look, We’re Learning
Here is another fun toilet paper roll animal craft. This toilet tube lion craft is a great lion preschool craft for kids. So simple, yet it looks so cute!
Lion Headband by Simple Everyday Mom
If you’re looking for something different why not try this super fun paper Lion headband. Paper headbands can be fun to make and they don’t take too long. Get this lion headband template over at Simple Everyday Mom.
Lion Leaf Craft by Easy Peasy and Fun
Did you know you can make cute Safari animals from leafs. In fact this Lion leaf craft is so cute and can be very simple but also fun to make with your children’s help.
Curly Paper Plate Lion by Arty Crafty Kids
This lion craft is a great lion preschool craft (ages 3-5) for kids. If you are looking for lion
Printable Lion Craft by Simple Mom Project
If you’re looking for a fun printable lion craft look no further! This super cute lion template is cute and fun to make with the little ones.
Lion Bookmark by Artsy Craftsy Mom
If you are interested in a great lion preschool craft to encourage reading then this cute lion bookmark could be just what you need.
Ribbon Lion Puppet by Easy Peasy and Fun
You can make a lion puppet using this fun and simple tutorial. This lion craft is great for lion preschool children (ages 3-5) since it uses a few simple materials and you will probably have them at home.
3D Paper Lion by Arty Crafty Kids
Make a 3D Paper Lion craft today. It is a lion craft that kids will surely enjoy. This lion craft is great as a one off activity or as a lion themed party craft .
Pine Cone Lion Ornament by Non-Toy Gifts
You can make a pine cone Lion ornament pretty easily with just a few materials. This fun and simple craft is a great lion craft for kids. They make lion ornaments that are perfect as an addition to a lion themed Christmas tree.
All Paper Craft and Painting
Learn how to make an easy lion by all paper crafts with this cool tutorial that show you each step of the process, from start to finish. You can use different colors and
Cupcake Liner Lion by Kids Activities Blog
Why not try making a cupcake liner lion craft today? You can use lion crafts from cupcake liners in lots of lion themed activities. This is a great lion craft idea for preschool, kindergarten and early elementary school kids.
Lion Play Dough Invitation to Play by The Craft Train
Have you ever made a play dough lion? If you haven’t, lion play dough is a lot of fun to make and your kids will love it too.
Fork Painted Lions by Our Kid Things
Use forks to paint these super cute lions today! Painting can be super fun for children. In fact, you might want to try painting different safari animals with forks. It could be a lot of fun!
About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who has specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts and having fun as a family. Angela has also taught cooking skills and loves to share both family recipes and easy instant pot recipes here on The Inspiration Edit. Follow her on Pinterest!
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