Llama Papercraft

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Llama Papercraft
Llama Papercraft

"This adorable llama papercraft will be the best addition to your collection of holiday crafts. Make this cute craft with you kids and allow them to see the hard work that decorating for the holidays requires. All you need is white or cream embossed paper, other colored craft paper, craft glue, a sharpie, a pencil, and scissors and you are ready to make this fun craft. To make the decoration last longer, laminate it so you can put it on display again next year."

Primary TechniquePaper Crafts


Materials List

  • White or cream embossed paper
  • Colored craft paper
  • Craft glue
  • Sharpie
  • Pencil
  • Scissors


  1. Select white or cream colored embossed paper, cream, pink, and brown colored papers for the llama figure.

  2. Trace the head, hair, body base and the upper leg patterns on the embossed paper, trace the hoof patterns on the brown paper.

  3. Trace the inner ear and nose patterns on the pink paper, and trace the mouth pattern on the cream paper.

  4. Cut out the traced patterns nicely.

  5. Attach the inner ear cutouts on the ear parts of the head pattern.

  6. Attach the nose cutout near the top side of the mouthpiece

  7. Attach the hoof cutouts on the open ends of the leg parts.

  8. Attach the hair cutout on the top side of the head pattern.

  9. Then attach the mouthpiece near the bottom side of the head pattern.

  10. Connect the head pattern on the top side of the body base pattern.

  11. Attach the upper leg patterns on both sides of the llama figure.

  12. Join the part along the edge only and keep the rest of the upper leg cutout free from glue. Keep the upper legs inside the body base.

  13. Attach the 2 upper leg cutouts on both sides of the body base and then use a pair of scissors to trim the extra sides of the legs to align them with the body base layout.

  14. Use a sharpie or a gel pen to draw the eyes of the papercraft llama figure.

  15. Cut out a small heart from a colored paper of your choice.

  16. Slide the paper heart under the upper legs of the papercraft llama figure to complete the craft.

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