10 of Our Favorite Construction Paper Crafts

Don't know what to do with that package of construction paper you've got stashed away in your crafting drawer? We're here to help! There are a ton of fun, creative ways to transform construction paper into beautiful mobiles, sunny rainbows, festive garlands, or adorable owl puppets! This list of our favorite construction paper projects is full of inspiration for your next crafting session!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Rainbow Craft
    Rainbow Craft

    (Ages 3-8)

    Explore color and texture with this simple rainbow craft.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Galactic Painting

    Bring outer space into your home with some paint, construction paper, and an old toothbrush!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Rainbow Shape Mobile

    My kids loved making this fun, colorful mobile to brighten up our kitchen on a rainy day! It used up lots of our construction paper scraps and I loved that we got to work on some sorting and math skills!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Four Seasons Tree Pictures

    My kids love the changing seasons, they love watching all the leaves change on the trees and I don't blame them, it's my favorite part as well. We decided to make our own changing trees in some four season art.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Hand-Made Hello Cards!

    Make these hand-made cards to send to your friends! You can literally reach out and say hello!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Folded Paper Animals

    Bring your favorite animals to life with this foldable 3-d paper craft!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Milk Carton Animals

    Recycle your cardboard milk cartons into cute barnyard animals! All you need is construction paper, markers, and some tape or glue.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Brown Paper Bag Owl Puppet

    Owls are all the craze these days, so my daughter thought it would be fun to create owl puppets using brown paper bags. This is something that your child will sure have a "hoot" making.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Butterfly Mobile

    This pretty and bright mobile is made by simply cutting a paper spiral, and tying on lively butterflies! Hang it indoors...or outside, to watch it spin and twirl in a warm spring breeze!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Valentine Garland

    With Valentine's Day around the corner, try making this festive garland out of construction paper and string!


Get inspired!