When kids get bored and tired especially because of academic activities, engaging them in arts and crafts is one of the best solutions and it is joyous indeed!
Elephants are one of the loveliest creatures on this planet and everyone loves them especially because of their unique structure. Kids, especially love them for their flat flappy ears, cute round face, trunk, and the main feature that is their teeth. Children can spend their quality time by necessitating themselves in the gleeful activities of art and craft. Art and crafts increase the concentration as well as patience level in kids. It may also benefit them by sharpening their skills, focus, and creativity. Instead of wasting time watching just cartoons for hours, kids can be more productive by doing arts and crafts.
These art and crafts related to elephants will definitely provide bliss to the kids as well as these are very interesting to work upon.
Simplified tutorials, as well as pictures, are below for you to witness the easy making of these wonderful crafts.
BEST OUT OF WASTE ELEPHANT STRUCTURE:
Image Source/Tutorial: Patch work parent
This easy figure can be made in just a couple of minutes by just using waste materials that are easily available at home that as toilet paper tubes, cereal box cards, and an egg box. It is recommended for kids aged between 6-10 years. The best thing about it is that kids can learn to utilize the waste materials in a very fruitful way.
ELEPHANT DIY USING KIRIGAMI – THE JAPANESE PAPER CUTTING METHOD:
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To make this unique paper cutting elephant DIY, all you need are a piece of paper, scissor,s and pen. This little structure can excite the kids in many ways like they can use it for decorating their notebooks and projects. The only thing that parents need to be careful about is to ensure their kids that they would not cut their hands while using the scissor. Though it can be pretty useful for parents too while helping out their kids in school project works.
EYE-CATCHING MADHUBANI ELEPHANT FOLK BOOKMARK:
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A perfect thing for those who love books. This elephant bookmark is so easy and attractive to make and can be made using basic supplies like watercolor, pencil, erase, glue and cardboard. You can also give it to someone who loves reading as a gift as it will show your affection and the importance of that person in your life as it is completely handmade.
BUTTON ELEPHANT PORTRAIT:
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Do you have some spare buttons which you can’t think of putting into use? We got the solution to this. You can make this beautiful button portrait of an elephant just with a few colorful buttons. It might be a little difficult for the first time but it is so entertaining to gather up buttons and make such innovative creatures out of it.
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Got some polka dots from a hole puncher and wondering what to do with it!!? Instead of throwing them away, you can rather put them to use to create this wonderful elephant picture. This is not only diverting but also very ravishing. You can also put it in a frame and it will become a glorious wall decor.
WELCOMING ELEPHANT OUT OF EGG CARTON:
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Are you ready to make this little elephant figurine without anything that creates a mess? Yes, all you need is an egg carton to make this. Though it is very simple to make innovatively turns out to be amazing. You can run your own imaginations to create such things out of egg cartons.
ENCHANTING ELEPHANT MASK:
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Your kid needs to attend a costume party and are you still wondering which character to choose? Well, we got a unique idea for you. You can make this affordable elephant mask with just some basic supplies. You can also assist your kid to make it themselves so that they can also amaze their friends with their creative talent.
ECO-FRIENDLY ANIMAL PAPER BAG:
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Teach your kids to fall in love with nature and protect the environment by guiding them to make this eco-friendly elephant paper bag. This paper bag is so easy to make and will definitely let your kids acknowledge the importance of the environment and the ill effects of plastic bags affecting the planet.
FLUFFY POM-POM ELEPHANT:
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It is now time for parents to surprise their kids with their skills by gifting them this handmade pom-pom elephant. You can also use this tiny elephant pom-pom as a key chain too by attaching a ring to it.
PRETTY CEREAL BOX ELEPHANT CRAFT:
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Now it is time to make your kid’s skills more advanced by challenging them to make this elephant out of cereal boxes. It will encourage your kids to think out of the box and even sharpen their minds to create more unique items out of waste materials.
PLAYFUL PAPER CUP ELEPHANT:
Image Source/Tutorial: Artsymomma
Who said paper cups are only used for drinking purposes?? It can also be put to use to produce such stunning crafts as well. Kids can embellish their room with these paper cup-made creatures.
ELEPHANT IN THE ZOO THEMED PAPER PLATE CRAFT:
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Kids definitely love zoos because they get to see their favorite animals in the zoo.
So, if your kid is obsessed with elephants, how about you bring the elephant to your home using a piece of paper? You would definitely not want to miss your kid’s reaction when they will be done completing this paper plate elephant following a few simple steps.
ELEPHANT DIY OUT OF CUPCAKE LINERS:
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Does your kid love eating cupcakes but always creates a mess around the house by throwing away the cupcake liners here and there. The best punishment you can give to them is to this is to instruct them to create this elephant out of cupcake liners. It is basically one of the easiest ways for your kids to learn their lesson and will also enhance their minds to make much more productive things in the future.
COLOURFUL PAPER BAG PUPPET:
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This colorful paper bag puppet is definitely going to help you to entertain and cheer up your kids when they’re sad. It can light up your kid’s mood in just minutes. It won’t create any inconvenience for you as it is very cheap and pretty easy to make.
E FOR ELEPHANT DIY CRAFT:
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Want to make learning more fun for your kids? Don’t forget to try out this exciting DIY alphabet craft. It is so simple to make but can add a lot more fun to your kid’s learning. It will influence them to explore more and more if learning will be made so interesting by applying such tricks.
Teaching kids art and crafts, not only improves their artistic skills but also helps in developing the efficiency of their brains. Parents can also describe the kid’s characteristics about that particular creature while assisting them. Not only at home but also at schools, learning crafting should be emphasized so that kids would not feel pressurized by their academic works.
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