10 Impressive DIY Dinosaur Crafts Your Kids Will Love

10 Impressive Dinosaur Crafts

The Spruce / Marie LeBaron

Dinosaurs are interesting, educational, exciting, and tons of fun to use for craft time with your kiddos. All of these crafts use simple supplies and don't take more than an afternoon to whip up together with your little ones. What are you waiting for? Bring prehistoric times into your home with these impressive dinosaur crafts.

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    Dinosaur Pipe Cleaner Toys

    Dinosaur Pipe Cleaner Toys
    Make and Takes

    Check out these little dinosaur pipe cleaner toys. These are super easy to put together and can be made in minutes. The best part is once you make them, your kid can play with a few new dinosaurs together. They are perfect for afternoon playtime.

    Dinosaur Pipe Cleaner Toys from Make and Takes

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    Dinosaur Footprint

    Dinosaur Footprint
    Crafty Morning

    Your little ones can use their footprints to make these ferocious-looking dinosaurs. Add googly eyes and some drawings to complete this project. This is a cute and easy way to make a birthday card, a father's day card, or any other greeting card. ​

    Dinosaur Footprint from Crafty Morning 

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    Popsicle Stick Dinosaur

    Popsicle Stick Dinosaur
    Glued to My Crafts

    This is a happy little dinosaur. It's really simple so even the littlest crafters can make it. Paint the popsicle sticks green and glue them together and you'll have your very own popsicle stick dinosaur.

    Popsicle Stick Dinosaur from Glued to My Crafts 

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    Egg Carton Dinosaurs

    Egg Carton Dinosaurs
    Our Kid Things

    Recycle your old egg cartons by turning them into roaring egg carton dinosaurs. Use pipe cleaners for their spiky backs. Once you make a few, your kids can enjoy building a dinosaur landscape for their new creatures.

    Egg Carton Dinosaurs from Our Kid Things 

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    Tissue Paper Dinosaur Craft

    Tissue Paper Dinosaur Craft
    Mom Unleashed

    Crumple up pieces of tissue paper and glue them together to make this tissue paper dinosaur craft. Use green tissue paper or whatever color you'd like.

    Tissue Paper Dinosaur Craft from Mom Unleashed 

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    DIY Cardboard Box Dinosaur

    DIY Cardboard Box Dinosaur
    Adventure in a Box

    Will you believe that you can make an awesome DIY cardboard box dinosaur from a single cardboard box? Imagine how much fun your kids will have making and playing with this. This project is a keeper and will result in hours of fun for your kid. The steps aren't that hard and are suitable for your child to help along the way.

    DIY Cardboard Box Dinosaur from Adventure in a Box

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    Egg Carton and Cupcake Liner Dinosaur Craft

    Egg Carton and Cupcake Liner Dinosaur Craft
    Still Playing School

    Learn all about a triceratops with this simple craft. Little crafters will enjoy how easy and fun this project is. Use different color cupcake liners, egg cartons, and pipe cleaners to complete your egg carton and cupcake liner dinosaur.

    Egg Carton and Cupcake Liner Dinosaur Craft from Still Playing School

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    Homemade Dinosaur Eggs

    Child with paper mache
    Bonfanti Diego / Getty Images

    Teach your kids about how dinosaurs are born with a paper mache dinosaur egg project. Using a balloon will allow you to create big, dinosaur-sized eggs.

    Homemade Dinosaur Eggs from Enchanted Learning Software

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    Dinosaur Egg Bath Bombs

    Dinosaur Egg Bath Bombs
    My Joy-Filled Life

    Turn bath time into the best part of the day with this exciting dinosaur egg bath bombs project. Your kids will go crazy over these. They will love watching the egg dissolve in the water and the dinosaur "hatching" out of the eggs.

    Dinosaur Egg Bath Bombs from My Joy-Filled Life 

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    Paper Pterodactyl Dinosaur Puppets

    Paper Pterodactyl Dinosaur Puppets
    The Craft Train

    Make your dinosaurs fly around your house with these paper pterodactyl dinosaur puppets. All you have to do is attach the cut out dinosaurs to a piece of string and a stick and they will be zooming through your home in no time.
    Paper Pterodactyl Dinosaur Puppets from The Craft Train