We love lions, they’re so majestic! To celebrate all things lion we’ve put together a collection of over 20 totally ROARSOME LION CRAFTS FOR KIDS.
Lions always capture kids’ imaginations so it’s not at all surprising that there are so many lion craft ideas out there. Not all lion crafts are equal though and I’ve done the hard work for you and collected together the very best for us to enjoy together.
All of these lion crafts are incredibly easy and fun to make and there’s something to suit all ages and abilities. Whether you’re looking for a rainy day activity or something to keep the kids occupied during a long car journey, these lion crafts are the perfect solution!
Below you’ll see a photo of all of the lion crafts for kids. Under each set of photos you’ll see a brief description of each fun craft and a text link to click, to take you to the full tutorial. There are so many lovely lions to make and enjoy!
So grab your kids, your craft supplies and a little imagination and let’s get creative and have fun making some Kings of the jungle! ROAR!!!!
1 – Make adorable Paper Bag Lion Puppets. They’re super easy and great for imaginative play!
2 – Learn how to make this gorgeous Sticky Note Lion with your kids. It’s so easy! All you need are some sticky notes and a little bit of creativity!
3 – These Paper Plate And Handprint Lion Masks are so fun for the dressing up box! What a cute way to inspire imaginative play.
4 – How adorable are these Lion Finger Puppets? Their big woolly manes are so characterful! ROAR!
5 – Have your kids tried blow painting before? It’s so much fun! Give it a try with these Blow Paint Lions, they’re easy to do with the free printable template.
6 – These Scrape Painted Lions are so colourful and lovely. We love their 3D manes!
7 – You won’t get your head in a spin with this Salad Spinner Lion Craft. It’s so fun and easy!
8 – Step right up for this super cute Lion Footprint Craft. Kids will love turning their footprints into an animal!
9 – Enjoy some puppetry with these craft spoon Lion Puppets. What a great way to inspire imaginative play.
10 – If you’ve got some old paper cups laying around, it’s easy to turn them into Cute 3D Lions! I just love their adorable tails!
11 – Tearing paper is great for building fine motor skills. So get the busy with this Paper Plate Lion.
12 – Look how shiny and luscious this Lion’s mane is! We just love this Paper Plate Lion too.
13 – Why not get folding some paper to make this Fan Based Lion. What a great idea!
14 – This lion’s mane is fantastic and so fun to do. Can you believe it’s a Salad Spinner Lion?
15 – This Curly Lion has the biggest mane of all. We just adore those curls!
16 – Enjoy snuggling up with a book with this Bookmark Lion craft. What a great way to encourage a love of reading.
17 – If you’ve got any old toilet roll middles lying about. Have a blast making these standing Paper Roll Lions.
18 – How about enjoying some imaginative play with these Lion Puppets? They’re simple to make with a humble paper bag.
19 – We can never resist a hat or a mask. These Lion Masks are no exception. What a great way to play!
20 – Why not grab some modelling material and enjoy making these Play Dough Lions!
21 – How cute are these Curly Maned Spring Lions? So cool for little hands.
22 – Use some free supplies from nature to make these cute Pinecone Lions!
23 – This 3D Lion is so cute! I love his pink mane.
24 – Practise your scissor skills with this fun Paper Plate Lion. We love the textured mane!
I hope you love these lion crafts for kids as much as I do. They are perfect for all ages and can be made with simple supplies that you probably have around your house. So what are you waiting for? Pick out your favourite lion and get started!
Which lion craft will you try first? I can’t wait to see the finished product. Don’t forget to share it on our Facebook page or to Instagram so we can admire your work.