Cup crafts for kids are a great way to let them be creative while being messy in a controlled setting. These 25 Disposable Cup Crafts For Kids will let them create cute arts and crafts pieces out of leftover party cups.
Let your kids use these plastic cups for crafting, you won’t believe all the totally adorable things they can make.
Easy Disposable Cup Crafts For Kids
1. Making Cute Pumpkins Out of Styrofoam Cups
Make cute pumpkins by The Happy Home Life, out of styrofoam cups! Styrofoam cups are everywhere and can be used for all kinds of craft projects.
This one is perfect for a Cinderella room or pretend play with the kids!
2. Little Penguin Paper Cup Craft
This little paper cup penguin (unavailable) by House Of Baby Piranha is a fun craft to make for any Madagascar fan! Use your leftover plastic cups to make one!
3. DIY Olaf Night Lamp Cup
This Olaf luminary by Sun Hats And Wellie Boots is easy for kids to make and will definitely light their way at night.
4. Little Red Lighthouse Cup Lamp
Or kids can make an actual lighthouse by The Happy Housewife to keep in the bathroom during slumber parties and more!
5. Lucky Leprechaun Cup Hats
The luck o’ the Irish is with any lad or lass who decided to make these lucky Leprechaun hats (unavailable) by Mom On Timeout. Who would believe this Obra Maestra came from recycled materials?!
6. Easy Paper Cup Lambs
How much fun will your kids have making this cute little lambs by Sophie’s World? This fun craft with paper cups for the whole gang only uses cups and your imagination! How fun!
7. Red Dragon Marionette Cup
Celebrate Chinese New Year with this dragon marionette by Sturdy For Common Things. Easy to make and would look so pretty hanging on the wall. Awesome craft idea!
8. Snowman Craft from Foam Cups
These cuddly little snowmen by Kids Activities Blog are all bundled up for cold weather. The best part is these won’t melt. What cute recycling arts and crafts for your toddlers to make during winter!
9. Farm Animal Cups Set
Make adorable little farm animal cups by Kids Activities Blog to play with your kids. Old McDonald had a farm and it was filled with CUPS!
10. Cutie Fairy Houses Cups
Fairy houses (unavailable) by MWV Children’s Museum made out of cups are so easy to make and your artsy-craftsy kid is going to love watching them come together. Keep them busy indoors!
11. Foam Cup Froggy Craft
Ribbit! This little frog by All Free Kids Crafts is hop hop hopping into a craft room near you. Wonder what would happen if we kiss him?
12. Flying Hot Air Balloon Plastic Cups
Turn cups into high-flying hot air balloon baskets (unavailable) by Honey Bee Books and let your child’s imagination soar as high as their crafts.
13. Chinese New Year Dragon Marionette Cups
This amazing dragon marionette by Lessons Learnt Journal is made out of cups and so easy even your preschooler can handle it. Don’t forget to put fun treats inside too!
14. Goodies Creature Boxes from Paper Cups
These creature cups by Krokotak look like they’d do best under the sea, but I’m guessing they’d be fun for any kiddo who just likes craft.
15. Bunnies Cup Crafts
Some bunny left these bunny crafts (unavailable) by Crafts By Amanda hanging around the table. I bet your kids could make an army of bunnies with this one.
16. Paper Cup Angel Luminaries
Angel luminaries by Molly Moo Crafts are beautiful and your kids will love having their own guardian watching them sleep at night. This could definitely pass as a gift to family and friends too!
17. Christmas Homemade Ornaments Foam Cups
Make bells that actually ring by Kids Playbox with this fun bell cup craft.
18. The Cat in the Hat Cup Craft for Dr. Suess Birthday
The Cat in the Hat by Be Brave Keep Going and Fox in Sox love making crafts with a couple of Zlocks. They created this hat with Willie Waloo who wore it to Kindergarten with Little Sue Snoo.
19. Styrofoam Cup Sea Crabs
These crabby cups by Crafts By Amanda are rolling in from high tide. Also, what a fun craft to do during a day at the beach!
20. Plastic Cup Scarecrow
This cup scarecrow by Family Corner is ready to guard your herb garden and keep away all sorts of unsavory critters.
21. Two-Cup Snowman Craft
Do you want to build some two-cup snowmen (unavailable) by My Preschool Crafts? I bet you could even make them into snowman maracas if you wanted…
22. Cool Plastic Cup Trophy
The award for coolest cup trophy (unavailable) by Think Felician Grad goes to…YOUR KID!
23. Paper Cup Spiders
These silly spiders by Craftown are fun to make and definitely not as scary as their living counterparts.
24. Red Solo Valentine’s Cup
What a romantic Valentine’s cup by Crafty Morning this is! I bet your little would LOVE to give this to someone THEY love.
25. Plastic Cup Twirlers
Make these plastic whirlygigs by I Can Teach My Child out of solo cups and hang them as decorations at your next kid party!
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Which disposable cup craft are you going to make with your kids today?