50+ Zoo Animal Crafts for Kids

Like most children, my kids love going to the zoo! They love to see, observe and learn all about the different types of animals that live there. Summer is the perfect time to visit your local zoo, and what better way to bring the fun home than with some adorable zoo animal crafts! Today we are sharing 50+ of our favorite zoo animal crafts for kids. Below you’ll find some darling lions and tigers and bears… some cute zebras, koalas and pandas… some pretty peacocks, giraffes and monkeys… and some awesome elephants, hippos and rhinos.

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Click on the links below the pictures (in order clockwise from the top left corner) to go to the original craft tutorials and for pinning individual posts. I hope after seeing all of these adorable zoo animal crafts you feel inspired to take a trip to your local zoo and get crafty making your favorite zoo animal when you get home.

50+ Zoo Animal Crafts for Kids

lion-crafts

Lion Crafts
Foam Cup Lion Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
Wooden Spoon Lion Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
Recycled K-Cup Lion Craft | Artsy Momma
Handprint Lion Craft | I Heart Arts N Crafts
Lion Doily Craft | I Heart Crafty Things

zebra-crafts

Zebra Crafts
Paper Bag Zebra Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
Cupcake Liner Zebra Craft | Kids Activities Blog
Cardboard Tube Zebra Craft | Sugar Aunts
Kids Zebra Clothespin Craft | Artsy Momma
Paper Plate Zebra Craft | Happy Hooligans

giraffe-crafts

Giraffe Crafts
Giraffe Finger Puppets | I Heart Crafty Things
Paper Bag Giraffe Craft | Crafty Morning
Handprint Giraffe Craft | Fun Handprint Art
Folded Paper Giraffe Craft | Sugar Aunts
Paper Plate Giraffe Craft | I Heart Crafty Things

elephant-crafts

Elephant Crafts
Paper Plate Elephant Craft Puppet | I Heart Crafty Things
Paper Plate Elephant Craft | Glued to My Crafts
Handprint Elephant Craft | A Little Pinch of Perfect
Cardboard Roll Elephant Craft | The Craft Train
Cupcake Liner Elephant Craft | I Heart Crafty Things

koala-crafts

Koala Crafts
Paper Bag Koala Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
Newspaper Koala Kid Craft | Glued to My Crafts
Koala Mask Kid Craft | The Craft Train
Paper Plate Koala Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
Koala Paper Plate Kids Craft | Danya Banya

rhino-crafts

Rhinoceros Crafts
Paper Plate Rhino Craft for Kids | Crafty Morning
Cardboard Roll Rhinoceros Craft | Patchwork Parent
Handprint Rhinoceros Craft | Crafty Morning
Rhino Footprint Craft | House of Burke
Learn how to Draw a Rhino | Marty Nystrom

hippo-crafts

Hippopotamus Crafts
Paper Bag Hippopotamus Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
Cardboard Roll Hippo Craft | Patchwork Parent
Paper Plate Hippo Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
Recycled CD Hippopotamus Craft | Artsy Craftsy Mom
bear-crafts

Bear Crafts
Bear Finger Puppet Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
Fork Painted Bear Craft | Crafty Morning
Potato Stamped Bear Craft | Glued to My Crafts
Paper Plate Bear Mask | I Heart Crafty Things
Recycled CD Bear Craft | I Heart Crafty Things

monkey-crafts

Monkey Crafts
Paper Plate Monkey Craft | Easy Peasy and Fun
Paper Bag Monkey Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
Cardboard Roll Monkey Craft | Kids Craft Room
Gandhiji’s 3 Monkeys Craft | Artsy Craftsy Mom
Handprint Monkey Craft for Kids | Crafty Morning

tiger-crafts

Tiger Crafts
Foam Cup Tiger Craft for Kids | Kids Activities Blog
Tiger Craft for Preschoolers | Red Ted Art
Cardboard Roll Tiger Craft | Crafty Morning
Handprint Tiger Craft | Fun Handprint Art
Paper Plate Tiger Craft | Glued to My Crafts

peacock-crafts

Peacock Crafts
Paper Bag Peacock Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
Cupcake Liner Peacock Stick Puppets | I Heart Crafty Things
Peacock Suncatcher Craft | Make It Your Own
Recycled CD Peacock Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
Paper Plate Peacock Craft | I Heart Crafty Things

panda-crafts

Panda Crafts
Fork Painted Panda Craft | Crafty Morning
Potato Stamped Panda Craft | I Heart Arts N Crafts
Cupcake Liner Panda Craft | Kids Activities Blog
Kung Fu Panda Cereal Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
Paper Plate Panda Craft | Glued to My Crafts

Love drawing things? Learn how to draw a frog!

What is your family’s favorite zoo animal?

 

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This colorful painted newspaper jellyfish craft is a perfect summer craft to make with the kids after visiting your local aquarium this summer.

Painted Newspaper Jellyfish Craft

This DIY Funny Face Flip Book makes a great summer boredom buster activity for kids and creative summer craft for kids.

DIY Funny Face Flip Book