Elephant Papercraft For Kids

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Elephant Papercraft For Kids
Elephant Papercraft For Kids

"This adorable elephant papercraft is perfect for kids who want to show a little love to their friends, classmates, or teachers. All you need to create this craft is to grab colored paper, craft glue, a pencil, scissors, a sharpie. Then, download and print the free template. Your kids will love using this elephant craft to play pretend or use as valentines this year. To add some texture to your elephant, glue some pipe cleaners to the edge of the elephant!"

Primary TechniquePaper Crafts


Materials List

  • Colored paper
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Sharpie


  1. Select 2 different shades of blue colored craft paper and pink colored craft paper.

  2. Trace the inner ear patterns on the pink paper and the trunk on the darker shade of the blue paper.

  3. Trace the rest of the patterns on the other shade of blue paper.

  4. Cut out the traced patterns nicely.

  5. Stick the inner ear patterns (pink patterns) on the outer ear patterns.

  6. Stick the tail pattern on either side of the body pattern.

  7. Stick the ear patterns on both sides of the head pattern, near the top side.

  8. Stick the eyes and the trunk on the head pattern as well. Glue the top end of the trunk only, keeping the bottom side of the trunk free from glue.

  9. Stick the head pattern on the top side of the body pattern

  10. Trace and cut out a heart shape from a colored craft paper of your choice.

  11. Place the heart under the trunk by sliding the heart from the bottom open side of the trunk.

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