Disney is and has for years been a kid favorite. Whether we’re talking about the channel, movies, or any of the amazing theme parks, kids will instantly get excited when they hear the word Disney. Kids also get excited when they do crafts, so I thought I would share something with you that will double their excitement. I have found the 60 best Disney crafts for kids! Whether you want something to keep them busy when the weather doesn’t permit them to get outdoors or you want to pique their excitement for an upcoming trip to Disney World, these crafts are sure to do it.
Some of these are easy for kids of all ages while some are a bit more complex. They require you to help toddlers and preschoolers with things like cutting and gluing. All of them however, are perfect for your little Disney lovers. If you are planning a trip to the Magic Kingdom anytime soon, these kids’ Disney crafts are going to really spark their excitement and many of them are great for hosting Disney themed birthday parties. And if you are planning a Disney princess party, be sure to check out these 3 easy princess party DIY decorations to help you to make it a great one.
I have been a fan of Disney since I was a kid and my kids love it, too. If you are a Disney family, you are going to adore these DIY Disney crafts. From face masks and hair accessories to toys and puppets, you are definitely going to find something that your kids will love making and playing with for hours at a time. And many of these crafts use upcycled materials like empty K cups and toilet paper rolls, so it’s a great way to teach your kids about the joys of upcycling. If you really love upcycling and DIYing, be sure to also take a look at these 30 DIY rustic toys that you can make for your little ones.
1. DIY Dumbo Face Masks
Dumbo is my all time favorite Disney movie, and my kids have always loved it, too. That’s why I absolutely adore these little Dumbo face masks. These elephant masks are super easy to make – from cheap paper plates – and your little ones will love making their own. You just need the paper plates – not foam – and a few basic craft supplies to create these adorable little masks.
2. Tissue Tube 7 Dwarfs
If Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs is a favorite Disney tale, you and your little ones are going to love these tissue tube dwarfs. You make these from upcycled tissue paper rolls, so there is basically no cost and your little ones are going to adore creating their own versions of the 7 dwarfs. These are super easy and so much fun to make!
3. DIY Mickey Mouse Button Paper Clips
These little paper clips that look just like Mickey Mouse are adorable and very easy to make. You need a selection of various sized buttons, some standard paper clips and a hot glue gun to make these. They are perfect for clipping together school papers and other things and you can customize them by the types of buttons that you use.
4. DIY Captain Hook’s Hook
If your kids love Peter Pan – or Jake and the Neverland Pirates for that matter – they are going to love making this Captain Hook’s hook. This is such an easy project and so much fun for your little pirates. You just need a paper cup and a few basic craft supplies to make this one. It’s also great if you are planning a DIY Halloween costume and want to do a pirate theme.
5. DIY Disney Pirate Telescope
If your kids love Disney pirates then they are really going to adore this DIY pirate telescope. Let them play Captain Hook or Jake the Neverland Pirate – or even Peter Pan! This telescope is super easy to make and your little ones will have a blast creating it. You just need a couple of empty toilet paper rolls and some tin foil, along with your basic craft supplies.
6. Upcycled Cardboard Tube Frozen Castle Craft
If your little ones love Frozen and Elsa, they are going to really love this Frozen castle craft. You make this with empty cardboard tubes from your toilet paper or paper towel rolls and it really couldn’t be easier. Little ones are going to love playing with their very own Frozen castle for hours and they will love making it just as much.
7. DIY Cardboard Tube Tigger
All kids love Tigger from Winnie The Pooh and they will also love this cardboard tube Tigger that you can make from an empty toilet paper roll. You may have to help really little ones with the painting and the cutting but older kids can easily do this one on their own. And, they will adore playing with their little Tigger when they are finished.
8. Cinderella Coach Craft
Every little girl loves Cinderella and this golden coach fits right into their Cinderella playtime. This is a really simple craft for little ones to make and you just need a couple of paper plates and some craft supplies. They can decorate it however they want – to look like a pumpkin or a coach. Cinderella has always been my favorite Disney princess. If she’s also yours or your little one’s, this is the perfect Disney craft for you.
9. DIY Cinderella Inspired Rag Mice
These little Cinderella inspired rag mice are perfect for your Disney princess playtime. They are really easy to make and kids are going to love them. Note that there is some sewing required so you will have to help your toddlers and younger children. When they’re finished, these are simply adorable and any little one who loves Cinderella is going to love to play with them. You’ll definitely want to add this to your list of easy DIY sewing patterns.
10. DIY Construction Paper Countdown Rings
I love the idea of having a countdown to Disney World and this is one of the easiest ones that your little ones can make. If you are planning a trip to Mickey’s Magical Kingdom, this is the perfect way to help your kids to count down the days. Each little Mickey ring is made from three construction paper rings and you make as many as you need to count down the days until you leave.
11. DIY Disney Fairy Godmother House
If your little ones love Cinderella – or any Disney fairy tale that has fairies or fairy godmothers, this little castle is the perfect DIY Disney craft for you to make with them. All little girls love fairies, right? This is a really easy project – although you will need to help them with a bit of it. When it’s finished, it will give them years of playtime with a castle that is perfect for little girls!
12. DIY Disney Frozen Crown
Any little girl who loves Disney’s Frozen is going to love helping to make this princess crown. You can make this from a cheap $1 tiara or headband from the Dollar Store and then just add the frozen parts with hot glue and glitter. It’s a gorgeous crown when it’s finished and your little one is going to love playing dress up with it.
13. DIY Disney Inspired Desk Set
Desks are the perfect place for your little ones to do their homework and crafts and this DIY Disney inspired desk set will give them motivation to spend more time at their desk. It has that great Minnie or Mickey Mouse black and red polka dot design and it is super easy to make. You will need wooden clothes pins, Mod Podge and a few other basic craft supplies to make this one.
14. Cute Disney Movie Quote Printables
If you are dressing up your kids’ bedrooms, these Disney quotes are perfect and they are super easy to do. Just have them pick their favorite quote or quotes and then you just have to print them out and frame them. You could even let them decorate the quotes before you add them to frames. This is a really inexpensive way to give your kids’ rooms a great Disney theme or they could turn it into a gorgeous DIY picture frame tray.
15. Easy DIY Disney On Ice Craft Stick Skaters
Disney On Ice is a great show – if you haven’t seen one yet, then you definitely need to check your local venues to see when one is coming to your area. That said, these DIY Disney On Ice craft stick skaters are a great way to recreate that favorite show and they are super easy to make. Kids are going to love making their little skaters and then can put on a show for you when they are finished.
16. Disney Inspired Ribbon Keychain With Tassel
Kids who carry their own keys are going to love carrying this Disney inspired tassel keychain. This would make a wonderful gift for when your little ones get old enough to have their own house keys. Or, they could make this as a gift for grandparents or anyone else they know who loves Disney.
17. DIY Customized Disney Water Bottles
Whether you are planning a trip to Disney or you just want a quick and easy craft for your little Disney lover, these DIY customized water bottles are great. They are so easy to make and they will help you to get your little ones to drink plenty of water each day. You will need to help your younger ones with their lettering but older children will be able to do these completely on their own.
18. Cute DIY Disney Up Picture Craft
Up is one of my all time favorite Disney movies and this project lets you put your kids right into the show. You let them create their own balloons for the image and then use their own pictures to put them right there in Up, floating up, up and away with their own hoard of balloons. This is a wonderful DIY craft for a grandparent’s present.
19. Frozen Themed Paper Roll Bracelets
If you are planning a Frozen themed party or just have little girls who love the movie, this Frozen themed paper roll bracelet craft is for you. These little bracelets are so easy to make and they are gorgeous when they are finished. This is also a great way to upcycle those empty toilet paper or paper towel rolls and you can get a couple of bracelets from each one, so this is a great craft for birthday parties. You’ll get tons of party favors for really cheap. I love fun and easy paper roll crafts!
20. DIY Disneyland Map Bracelet
This DIY map bracelet is a bit more complex than some of the other Disney crafts for kids, but it is still easy enough for your little ones to help you make. They can fold the pages for you while you put the bracelet together and varnish it. Or, older kids could do this one all on their own. If you have been to Disneyland or Disney World recently, or you are planning a trip soon, this is a great craft to keep their excitement going.
21. DIY Disney World Autograph Book
If you are planning a trip to Disney World soon, this DIY autograph book is a must for your little ones. It is really easy to make and they can do most of the work themselves, no matter what their age. Once the book is finished, they can take it along on your trip to get autographs from all of their favorite Disney characters.
22. Easy DIY Disney Map Magnets
I love the look of these Disney map magnets and they are really easy and cheap to make. You can pick up these clear stones at the Dollar Store for about a dollar per bag and one bag should be plenty. If you have younger children, like toddlers, you could even use images of their favorite Disney characters instead of the map and they can help you to cut and glue in the images.
23. DIY Mickey And Minnie Ears
A cheap headband from the Dollar Store and some red, pink or black felt are just about all you need to create these adorable Minnie or Mickey Mouse ears. If you are planning a trip to Disney World, these are a must for your little ones. You could also make them for playtime and they are super easy. Even your youngest little ones can help you to create these cute little ears.
24. Easy DIY Monsters University Game
This little Monsters University target game is perfect for kids of all ages, and many of them can help you to make it depending on their ages. You could let your toddlers help with the complicated stuff but older children could actually make this one on their own. And, once the game is finished, they will have hours of fun playing with it. This is a great DIY sensory game.
25. Simple DIY Dumbo Lunch Bag Craft
This little Dumbo bag craft is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. It is super easy and they are going to adore helping to make their own elephant puppet. You can pick up paper lunch sacks at the Dollar Store or Walmart and they are super cheap. Then you just need a few basic craft supplies and a little one with a big imagination. Once the puppet is finished, they can put on their own little puppet show!
26. DIY Tinkerbelle Fairy Dust Necklace
These little fairy dust necklaces are so easy to make and you could use them as party favors for your little one’s Tinkerbelle themed party. Your kids can fill the vials with “fairy dust” and you can help them to make sure that the lids are tightly fitted and with any gluing and assembling. Overall, this is a really simple project and girls of all ages are going to love it.
27. Easy DIY Finding Nemo Craft
Those paper plates that you can get at the Dollar Store for about a dollar – and you get 50 to 100 of them – are perfect for creating this adorable little Finding Nemo scene. This is a great project for toddlers and younger children. It is super easy and it helps them with developing their fine motor skills. Nemo and the rest of the scene are made from felt, or you could use construction paper if that’s what you have on hand.
28. DIY Frozen Wand
These Frozen themed wands are so easy to make and little girls are going to love playing Princess Elsa with these. You can find these little plastic snowflakes at the Dollar Tree or Dollar Store around the holidays or check their clearance racks. You also need hot glue, glitter, ribbon and a wooden dowel to make these. They’re easy enough for even your preschoolers to make and are perfect for Frozen themed birthday parties.
29. Disney’s Inside Out Gumball Necklace
Kids of all ages loved Disney’s Inside Out and your little ones will love making their own Inside Out necklace from gumballs. This is such an easy project and it’s really cheap to make. You can get a bag of gumballs from the Dollar Store for just a dollar and then you just need
ribbon or something to hang them from. You will need to puncture the holes and then your little ones can load their necklace with Inside Out colored gumballs.
30. DIY Little Mermaid Jar
This little jar is one of the easiest Disney crafts for kids and your Little Mermaid lovers are going to adore it. You just give your little one a jar that is big enough to hold their Little Mermaid toys and then add sand and let them create their own scene from the movie. They will have hours of enjoyment making different scenes and you could even put a lid on the jar and keep their scene forever. This would be a great addition to your list of fishbowl upcycling projects.
31. Mickey Chalkboard Milk Bottles
These chalkboard milk bottles are adorable and they are a great way to get your kids to drink their milk. You can make these from upcycled Starbucks coffee bottles and the kids can help you to create their own little Mickey Mouse bottle signs. Chalkboard contact paper makes the image for the bottles and little ones can help you to trace and cut out the shapes.
32. Simple DIY Mickey Mouse Pinata
Here is a craft that your kids are really going to love. This Mickey or Minnie Mouse piñata is super easy to make and once it’s finished, your kids will have a blast filling it with candy and then breaking it open to get at that candy. This is a great craft for birthday parties or send off parties for the night before you head off to Disney World.
33. DIY Mickey Paper Lanterns
Some paper craft lanterns from your favorite hobby store are just about all you need for your little ones to make their own Mickey Mouse paper lanterns. You will need a few additional craft supplies for this one, like paint and construction paper. If you are planning a Mickey Mouse party, these little paper lanterns are perfect for decorating or your little ones could make their own to hang in their bedroom.
34. DIY Mickey Mouse Themed Crayons
Take those old broken crayons and help your little ones to turn them into these adorable Mickey Mouse themed crayons. You can find Mickey Mouse silicone molds at most craft or hobby stores and once you have them, you just have to melt the crayons to create these Disney themed wonders. Your little ones can help you to peel off crayon paper and break the crayons into bits that are small enough for melting.
35. Minnie Mouse Bowtie Pasta Hair Clips
How adorable are these little Minnie Mouse hair clips that your kids can make from bowtie pasta? They are super easy and little girls are going to adore wearing these when they are finished. You can use any cheap hair clips that you have on hand or that you can get at the Dollar Store and then you just need black pom poms which you can make yourself and the bowtie pasta.
36. DIY Monorail Disney Vacation Countdown Calendar
Your kids are going to get more excited every day about their upcoming Disney vacation when you help them to make this adorable monorail countdown calendar. You just print out the template and then assemble. Kids can help with this one and if you prefer to let them handle it on their own, they could even draw out the castle and the monorail instead of printing them off. This is a wonderful DIY calendar that your kids will love to make and to use for their countdown.
37. DIY Nemo Paper Plate Fish
Here is another adorable Finding Nemo craft that even your toddlers can do. You use cheap paper plates to make these little Nemo fish and your little ones can decorate them. Use paints, crayons or markers to create the fish and you could even glue on little googly eyes if you want instead of having them draw the eyes in. You may need to help younger children with the cutting but otherwise, this is one that they can do all on their own.
38. Disney’s Olaf In A Snow Storm Bottle
Take a plastic bottle and add water, glitter and a few other craft supplies and you have the most adorable Olaf in a snow storm bottle. Kids are going to love making this as much as they love playing with it. This is such an easy little project and it is something that will give your little ones hours of enjoyment after it is finished. It’s a great project for upcycling plastic bottles.
39. Easy Construction Paper Mickey Ears
If your little ones love Mickey Mouse and want to wear their own Mickey Mouse ears, this is the perfect little project. These Mickey ears are made with construction paper and pipe cleaners and it is a project that is easy enough for even toddlers to do pretty much on their own. You may need to help with the cutting but other than that, your little ones can create these all by themselves.
40. DIY Paper Plate Cinderella Carriage
Here is a great little project for your Cinderella lovers. This little paper plate carriage is so easy to make and they can add an image of their favorite Disney princess right inside the carriage. This is a great project for days when your little ones can’t get outdoors to play and it’s easy enough even for toddlers and preschoolers to do pretty much on their own.
41. Upcycled Peanut Shell Snow White Playset
Please ensure that your little ones do not have a peanut allergy before you take on this project. If you are good to go, this is an adorable little Snow White playset that your kids can help you to make. You create the seven dwarfs from painted peanut shells. Older kids can paint the faces on and little ones will adore helping to create scenes and playing with the scene once it is all finished.
42. DIY Personalized Mickey Mouse T-Shirts
If your kids really love Mickey Mouse – or you could do this with Minnie Mouse as well – these personalize t-shirts are the perfect kids’ Disney craft. You may have to help younger children with cutting and adhesive but they can a lot of the craft on their own. Older children will be able to complete this one by themselves and all of your kids are going to love wearing their own Mickey t-shirts.
43. DIY Pixie Dust Ornament
You don’t have to wait until the holidays to let your little ones create their own pixie dust ornaments. You can make these with inexpensive fillable ornaments from the Dollar Store or your local hobby or craft store. Your kids will then fill the ornament with “pixie dust” and label it however they want. You could even let them use paints to add their favorite Disney character or scene.
44. Adorable DIY Mickey Pom Pom Rug
Whether you have your own pom pom maker or you need to create one out of cardboard, this adorable Mickey Mouse pom pom rug is the perfect project for your Mickey lovers. This is a really simple project and kids can help you to create the pom poms to make it. Once it is finished, they can display it proudly in their rooms. Let them pick out the colors that they want to use or just stick with traditional Mickey Mouse red, white and black. DIY rugs are so much fun to make and use!
45. Upcycled Toilet Paper Tube Minions
These little toilet paper tube Minions are so easy to make and your kids will love playing with them when they are finished. You can use paper towel tubes for these, as well. You will just need to cut the paper towel tube into two or three sections. They can make these with markers by drawing on the Minions themselves or cut out colored construction paper and glue it on to the tube.
46. Cute Rio Feathered Mask Craft
Rio is one of my kids’ favorite movies. If your kids love it too, you can help them to make these adorable little Rio feathered masks. You need a plain white mask to make this one and some colored feathers. Or, you could make the mask yourself and then just add the feathers, which you can get at any hobby store or sometimes the Dollar Store has them in their craft section.
47. Paper Bag Perry The Platypus
If your kids love Phineas and Ferb, they are going to adore making their very own Perry the Platypus. This craft is super easy and you make it from paper bags. You will also need some colored construction or craft paper and some paint. Older kids are really going to love this craft and little ones can do it too, although you may need to help with the cutting and gluing.
48. DIY Beauty And The Beast Mirror
This adorable craft gives your little ones a mirror that looks just like the enchanted one from Beauty and the Beast. You make it with cardboard and aluminum foil and then let your little ones glue on jewels and other embellishments. You could also do this one in a larger size to create the magic mirror from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
49. Upcycled Muffin Paper Disney Princess
Little girls love Disney princesses and they will also love creating their own from repurposed muffin or cupcake papers and pipe cleaners. This is a great craft to have on hand if you are hosting a Disney princess party for a little girl’s birthday. It’s easy enough for even toddlers to do and they get to make their very own princess – and they can choose which princess they want to make.
50. Recycled Glove Chip And Dale
An old brown glove and a few other supplies can be used to create these adorable Chip and Dale inspired glove chipmunks. These are pretty easy to make and although there is some sewing required, it is a perfectly simple craft for older kids. If you have younger children, you can help them with the sewing and cutting and they can help to stuff their little chipmunk.
51. DIY Snow White Headband
This Snow White headband is almost too adorable to wear, but your little girl is going to want to wear it, anyway. She can help you to design the headband, which you make from a cheap plastic headband and some ribbon. You will need ribbon in a number of colors to create Snow White and little girls can help you to create the Disney princess and wrap the ribbon around their headband.
52. Snow White Inspired DIY Wishing Well
You use popsicle sticks to create this wishing well that looks just like the one from Snow White, depending of course on how your little one wants to decorate it. This is a really easy project and is sure to be one that your kids are going to love. Popsicle stick crafts are so much fun and any Snow White lover will adore making this one. This would also be an adorable project to add to your DIY fairy garden furniture and accessories.
53. Disney Inspired Spray Bottle Art
This is a wonderful project to keep your kids busy for hours! They will adore creating their own art in their favorite Disney character forms and this is a really simple project. You need to water down some acrylic paint so that it will spray and then let your kids choose their favorite character silhouettes and spray all around them to create this adorable little artwork.
54. Upcycled K Cup Chip Toy
Chip is my favorite character from Beauty and the Beast, so I just had to share this cute little Chip toy that you make from upcycled K cups. You can use those plastic cups to make this adorable little Chip, complete with the chip in the top of the cup and that adorable grin. Kids are going to love making this one and it gives you a wonderful way to upcycle those empty K cup containers.
55. DIY Disney Tote Bags
If you are planning a vacation to Disney World soon, these easy to make DIY tote bags are the perfect thing to take along with you. Even if you are not planning to visit the Magic Kingdom anytime soon, your kids are going to adore making these tote bags and then using them to carry their favorite things. They are super easy to make and you don’t need a lot of supplies to create them.
56. DIY Sleeping Beauty Handprint Art
How adorable is this Sleeping Beauty plate? You make this with your kids handprint and it is really easy. You need an Aurora printable, which you can get for free online, as well as a plastic plate and a few other supplies. Little girls are going to love creating their own versions of Sleeping Beauty and this little kid’s craft lets you keep those tiny handprints forever!
57. Cute And Easy DIY Winnie The Pooh Paper Hats
Winnie the Pooh will always be a Disney favorite for many of us, which is why I really love these little Winnie the Pooh paper hats that your kids can make all on their own. You may need to help them with the cutting of the construction paper, but they can do most of these themselves, depending on their age. This is a great project for the kids to help you with a Pooh themed birthday party.
58. DIY Wire Mickey Mouse Bookmarks
This Mickey Mouse bookmark craft is perfect for older kids. You can also help younger ones to make these. It’s a great way to get your kids excited about reading. You just have to bend the wire to create the ears and to make the perfect page holding spot. The bookmark clips right onto the page where they are at so they never lose their place.
59. Adorable DIY Rapunzel Art
If your little girl is a huge fan of Rapunzel, or Tangled as per the new Disney version, then she will love this DIY Rapunzel art. You let her draw out her picture of Rapunzel onto a paper plate and then use a potato sack as the long hair. This one is really cute and it is really easy – plus it’s a great way to keep her occupied for an hour or so.
60. Upcycled Mason Jar Mickey And Minnie Banks
Take those empty mason jars and help your kids turn them into adorable piggy banks, complete with Mickey or Minnie decorations. This is a good way to get them to save money for your upcoming Disney World vacation or they can just use them as their ordinary piggy bank. These are simple to make and kids really love them – plus it helps to teach them the importance of saving. This is such a great DIY mason jar decorating project.
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