Today we have some of the cutest snake crafts for kids of all ages. Yes, I just used snake and cute in the same sentence…
If you’re looking for some fun craft ideas to get your kids in creative mode this summer, then look no further! We have 15 super fun snake crafts that are perfect for young children and older kids will love them too.
Kids are always interested in snakes, and who can blame them? They come in so many colors and sizes; they’re truly fascinating! Your future herpetologist is going to love these snake-themed crafts.
From snakes made out of paper plates and toilet paper rolls to snakes made from pipe cleaners, we have a variety of projects that will keep your little ones entertained all season long.
So grab the scissors, glue gun, or whatever craft supplies you might need, and get ready to create some awesome pieces of snake art with your littlest crafters!
Easy and Colorful Snake Crafts for Kids to Make
1. Make a Pine Cone Snake
Pine Cone Snake by Kids Activities Blog is a really fun way to go on a nature scavenger hunt for pine cones and then add paint, some googly eyes and using a rope string your snake craft together in a really cool way!
2. Paper Snake Craft for Kids
Rolled Paper Snake by Our Kid Things uses strips of colorful paper to assemble the perkiest snakes! This is a great kids craft for all those leftover craft supplies and scraps from previous projects.
3. Use Rubber Bands & Paper for this Snake Craft
Bendy Paper and Loom Band Snake by Kids’ Craft Room uses all those loom bands that you may have purchased and never used (although you could use regular rubber bands as well). Grab the extra tissue paper you have on hand and in no time you will have these adorable colorful snakes made of paper.
4. Cardboard Coil Snake Crafts
Cardboard Tube Coiled Snakes by Crafts by Amanda uses cardboard tubes like paper towel rolls and toilet paper rolls that are in your recycling bin with a little paint and some fun googly eyes to make a scary cute snake.
5. Painted Paper Plate Snake Project
Pom-Pom Printed Paper Snake by Crafts on Sea uses plain paper plate as the foundation of this preschool snake craft idea. Grab those safety scissors, some paint and cotton balls and kids will have a ball making this snake craft.
6. Paper Curl Snakes
Easy Paper Twirl Snakes by Our Kid Things uses craft supplies you already have on hand to make these adorable paper curl snakes. Grab markers, glue, scissors, construction paper and googly eyes.
7. Popsicle Stick Snake Craft
Popsicle Stick Snake by Natural Beach Living starts with colored craft sticks for these cute expandable snakes. Add velcro dots to each end of the popsicle stick parts so that your kids snake can be as short or as long as you want! This would be a fun pattern matching activity for younger kids.
8. Preschool S is for Snake Craft
S is for Snake Letter S Craft by Kids Activities is a simple craft that works well for crafters as young as toddlers if the craft supplies are set up ahead of time. Make a construction paper letter S and then add the snake striping and tongue made out of pipecleaners.
9. Folded Paper Snake
Accordion Paper Snake by Easy Peasy and Fun uses paper strips folded back and forth, back and forth, back and forth until you have a long accordion paper snake body. Add a cute snake face and tongue!
10. Make a Paper Heart Snake
Wriggly Heart Snake by Arty Crafty Kids starts with a printable template for making the heart shapes and then fastens the colorful hearts together with paper fasteners or brads making a snake that slitters in a cute way.
11. Pipe Cleaner & Beads Snake Kids Activity
Pipe Cleaner and Bead Snake by Artsy Craftsy Mom is a great beading activity for Kindergartners to develop fine motor skills. Oh, and you make a cute snake craft too!
12. Snake Bookmark Craft
Snake Corner Bookmark by Red Ted Art makes reading way more fun! Kids can make this snake bookmark that sits on the corner of their book to mark their place.
13. Paper Chain Snakes to Craft
Paper Chain Pythons by The Craft Train is a traditional paper chain snake craft that looks almost a little too realistic! I would be afraid to encounter this snake craft on the floor in a dark room.
14. Spiral Snake Mobile Craft
Spiral Snake Mobile by Arty Crafty Kids uses kids fingers to make the snake skin pattern on the paper with paint…kinda genius! Then this snake craft turns into a spiral mobile to hang from the ceiling.
15. Yarn Snake Knitting
Finger Knitting Snakes by Red Ted Art is a great way for kids to learn how to finger knit. Follow the simple step by step directions to making your own yarn snake.
More Kids Crafts & Fun from Play Ideas
- Check out more snake crafts for kids here.
- You can find so many letter S crafts here!
- Look at all the cute bee crafts for kids.
- Or make some of these super cute cat crafts.
- These preschool Very Hungry Caterpillar crafts are way cute!
- Sharks have never been more playful than with these shark crafts for kids.
- And don’t forget about magical crafts like these unicorn craft ideas!
Which was your favorite snake craft for kids?