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Elephant Crafts Ideas For Kids

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Elephant Crafts Ideas For Kids

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As we have kept our promise that we will come very soon with more fascinating activities and we are here with a brand new essay full of fun and entertainment.

The bond between the animals and the kids is so overwhelming, I think everybody would have witnessed it. This DIY article is for animal-loving kids. We have kept this article more specific to elephants. Elephants are the giant creatures on this planet. Kids are fond of elephants and their big trunks and ears attract every child.

These holidays let’s create our handmade elephants out of tiny things available at home. Surely it will be fun. So, let’s begin with the first one.

Elephant Crafts Ideas For Kids

E for elephant

Image Source/Tutorial: Miss Maren’s Monkeys

  • Materials required: Coloured paper sheets, scissors, glue.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 7-10 years

Take a colour sheet of paper and cut it according to the shape of the alphabet E. Cut the shape of the ear and trunk from the coloured sheet. Paste alphabet E, ear and trunk on another coloured sheet of paper using glue. Cut a white sheet of paper according to the shape of eyes and paws. Paste them in their respective place using glue.

Grey huge elephant

Image Source/Tutorial: A Patchwork Life

  • Materials required: Empty toilet paper roll, tissue, glue, marker
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 9-13 years

Take several empty toilet paper rolls and paste them as shown in the figure to form the shape of the elephant using glue. Paste the tissue over these toilet paper rolls so that a wrinkly look of the elephant skin is formed.

Easy elephant

Image Source/Tutorial: I Heart Crafty Things

  • Materials required: Cupcake lines, glue, googly eyes, grey chart paper, scissors.
  • Difficulty level:Easy Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 6-10 years

Take a coloured sheet of paper and paste the cupcake liners on it using glue. Cut the shape of legs, ears and trunk from the grey chart sheet and paste them at their respective places on the cupcake liner. Paste the googly eyes at the head area.

Elephant frame

Image Source/Tutorial: The Little Travelers

  • Materials required: Pattern sheets, pencil, scissors, glue.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 10-13 years

Take a pattern sheet and fold it at the centre and draw the shape of the elephant on it. Cut the outline of this elephant using Scissors. We will get the 2 elephants connected. Repeat this process thrice, so that 3 pairs of elephants are made. Paste all the elephants in the form of frame shape using glue.

Elephant with gems

Image Source/Tutorial: Activity Village

  • Materials required: Disposable plate, a coloured sheet of paper, colours, paint brushes, glue, Scissors, gems.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 8-11 years

Take a disposable plate and colour it grey from its backside using a paintbrush. Now cut the shape of ears, trunk, eyes and forehead from coloured sheets. Paste them in their respective places. Get some gems and paste them around the forehead region using glue.

Elephant painting

Image Source/Tutorial: diynetwork

  • Materials required: Canvas, cardboard, cutter, acrylic paint.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 9-11 years

Take a piece of cardboard and cut it in the shape of an elephant. Place this elephant shape over the canvas and use it as a stencil and paint all over the canvas. Remove the elephant stencil and our painting is ready.

Multicoloured elephant

Image Source/Tutorial: Crafts on Sea

  • Materials required: Googly eyes, paint, pencil, paper, glue.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 9-13 years

Take a sheet of paper and draw various boxes on it using a pencil. Now colour these boxes and draw an elephant on them using a pencil. Cut the outline of the elephant using Scissors. Paste one Googly eye using glue.

Cute baby elephant

Image Source/Tutorial: Zayit and Ziva

  • Materials required: Coloured sheets, glue, googly eyes, disposable plate.
  • Difficulty level: Very easy
  • Suitable age: 9-12 years

Cut the shape of ears and trunk from coloured sheets. Paste them in their respective places on the Disposable plates using glue. Paste googly eyes around the face region using glue.

Elephant out of pattern sheet

Image Source/Tutorial: Hodge Podge Craft

  • Materials required: Pattern sheet, glue, paper.
  • Difficulty level: Very easy
  • Suitable age: 6-9 years

This elephant is too simple to make using pattern sheets. Just a few Little folds with twists and turns are required and you’re done. Paste the elephant on any coloured sheet.

Heart faced elephant

Image Source/Tutorial: Crafty Morning

  • Materials required: Googly eyes, colourful sheets, glue, scissors.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 8-11 years

Take the colourful sheet of paper and cut it in the form of a heart shape (2), these will represent the ears of the elephant. Now cut the shape of the face but the trunk should be attached to the face as shown in the figure above. Paste every cutting at their proper respective places using glue. Also, paste the googly eyes.

Funky elephant

Image Source/Tutorial: The Imagination Tree

  • Materials required: Plastic can, cardboard piece, glue, colours.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 10-13 years

Take the plastic can, remove its cap and cut it a little bit from the bottom and paint it with different colours as used in the image. Now cut the shape of the ears, trunk and legs from cardboard pieces and paste them at their respective places using glue. Colour these added ears, legs and trunks same as coloured for the body.

Cardboard elephant

Image Source/Tutorial: Storytime Katie

  • Materials required: Washi tape, chart paper, pencil colours, pencil.
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 8-12 years

Take the chart paper and draw an elephant on it using a pencil. Now with the help of pencil colours colour it as shown in the picture. To represent the trunk, place a little curved piece of washi tape around the nose region.

Innocent elephant

Image Source/Tutorial: Kid World Citizen

  • Materials required: Cardboard piece, acrylic colours, paintbrushes.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 10-13 years

Take a cardboard piece and draw an elephant with its surroundings as shown in the image using a pencil. Now fill and beautify it with various acrylic colours using paintbrushes.

Elephant out of plate

Image Source/Tutorial: Learn Create Love

  • Materials required:Coloured sheets, glue, googly eyes, disposable plate.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 9-11 years

Cut the shape of ears and trunk from coloured sheets. Paste them in their respective places on the Disposable plates using glue. Paste googly eyes around the face region using glue.

Traditional elephant

Image Source/Tutorial: Buggy and Buddy

  • Materials required: Paper, googly eyes, glue, colours, pencil
  • Difficulty level: Very Easy
  • Suitable age: 9-11 years

Take a sheet of paper and draw various boxes on it using a pencil. Now colour these boxes with different colours as shown in the image and draw an elephant on it using a pencil. Cut the outline of the elephant using Scissors. Paste one Googly eye using glue.

Walking Elephant

Image Source/Tutorial: Grow Creative

  • Materials required: Paper, white sheet, pencil, watercolours.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Suitable age: 9-12 years

Take a white sheet of paper and draw an elephant on it using a pencil. Now colour this elephant with the help of water colours as shown in the picture above.

Do tell us how many elephants have you made and which one was your favourite one. We will feel obliged to know how this article was helpful to you and how much fun your kids had while doing these activities. Try to indulge your child in some crafty activities, as it’s well said that ” All work, no play, makes Jack a dull boy “.

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