We have hunted and we have found 12 of the best monster crafts around. Monster crafts are often fairly simple which suits all ages. They are a lot of fun to make and have the perk that it doesn’t matter if they are not exactly right as they are monsters so wee mishaps just add to the charm! Almost anything can be turned into a monster, all that is required is a little creativity. Scroll down to see our 12 favorite monster crafts and be inspired to have your own monster fun!
If you are wanting to skip the DIY monster crafts and head straight for a crafting kit then be sure to check out these great kits from Amazon (*affiliate link).
- Get kids sewing- CraftLab Little Monsters Beginners Sewing Craft Kit for Kids
- Model Magic a non-sticky clay alternative- Crayola Model Magic Creative Critters Monsters Craft Kit
- Cut, color, and bake with this fun monster craft. Turns shrinky paper into a hard plastic when baked- Peachy Keen Crafts Monster Shrink Art Kit
- Paper bag monster kit- Little Hands Paper Bag Monsters
- Create monster magnets- Monster Magnet Craft Kits
12 Of The Best Monster Crafts
1. Printable Monster Mix & Match Cubes
Easy Peasy And Fun have all of your mix and match cube needs covered with their amazing range of free mix and match printables. This particular set is monster-themed but they do have other themes that are all interchangeable. These cubes come in either a pre-colored version or black and white so kids can enjoy coloring their own cubes before constructing them.
2. Monster Leaf Art
Such a simple art and craft activity that encourages kids to get outdoors. Create your own bubble art and then decorate with your leaf monsters. Create various mouth styles and face features before starting this activity so kids can mix and match until they are happy with their monsters. An awesome nature craft from Little Activities.
3. Fuzzy Pipe Cleaner Monsters
Keep it simple with this fun pipe cleaner monster craft idea. Simply twist a pipe cleaner into a funny monster like shape before decorating with googly eyes. Follow this link to read the full tutorial.
4. Paint Drip Monster Pots
How cute are these paint drip monster pots?! Paint dripping is a great painting technique that all ages can do. Simply pour over paint and leave it to drip! Create your own monster face to make your own unique monster. If plastic straws are not available where you live consider using pipe cleaners. Another great craft from Crafty Morning.
5. Yarn Monsters
We featured these adorable yarn monsters in our article, 8 Fun Rainy Day Crafts. They are that cute that we HAD to include them in this monster round-up! This great tutorial was found over at Eighteen 25.
6. Monster Felt Faces
Proving that almost anything can be turned into a monster! Get the craft kit out and let the kids get into it. It is always amazing what creations they come up with. Click here to read more about monster felt faces.
7. Monster Bookmarks
It can’t get much cooler than making your own monster bookmark! Totally cute and totally doable. These bookmarks are no-sew so have been made with help from a hot glue gun. We think these would make an awesome gift to any book lover. Head over to Kids Craft Room to read the full tutorial.
8. Paint Smash Monster Puppets
Paint smashing is so much fun to do! If you are unfamiliar with this technique you place a blob of paint onto paper before folding it over to smash it. Thanks to this fun paint technique all of your monsters will be different! To find out more about this fun craft head over to I Heart Crafty Things.
9. Toilet Paper Roll Monsters
These toilet paper roll monsters are super sweet and very simple to make. Kids will be occupied for ages when they make and play with these toilet paper roll monsters. Head over to The Best Ideas For Kids to read the full tutorial.
10. Recycled Cardboard Monster Finger Puppet
Take an old cereal, nut bar or similar cardboard box and make your own finger puppets. They are fun to make and use resources that you already have at home. Follow this link to find out more.
11. Popsicle Stick Monster
We are loving this one-eyed monster but why stop at one eye when you can make a whole family of monsters with different eyes! This great monster craft was found over at Todays Creative Ideas.
12. Paper Plate Monsters
A Little Pinch Of Perfection came up with this silly monster craft to turn monsters from scary to fun for her girls. It is almost impossible to be scared of monsters when you get to create something this cute and fun! Made from paper plates and lots of googly eyes this is one monster craft that kids will love.
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