Animal art and craft ideas.

Painted ladybird stones

My youngest made these at school (he's aged 5). They used acrylic paints and then were varnished. They can then go outside to decorate your…

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Paper plate jelly fish

Lots of jelly fish around at the moment. Try making this jelly fish from half a paper plate, some brightly coloured strips of paper and…

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Paper plate sheep

I was going to do this with cotton wool, but I found some old wool and polystyrene bits that I thought would work well. The…

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Blossom printing picture

I painted the branches and the children printed the pink blossom. Simply created by the underneath of a plastic drinks bottle dipped in pink paint

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Fish collage

Just photocopied a picture of a fish (kindly drawn by my husband) and decorated with fish scales and green tissue paper seaweed.  

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Handprint dinosaur painting

I just prepared a dinosaur template made out of thick card. The children drew round using felt pen, then used handprints to make stegosaurus dinosaur (Rowan…

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Easter bunny ears

Just a strip of card, bunny ears stapled on, then decorated. I like the pinky coloured tissue paper in the middle. Very cute, and well…

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Finger print sheep

These were so easy to do and the children loved getting the paint all over their hands! What you need: coloured A3 paper black paper…

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