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7 Ways to Use Construction Paper

Finding construction paper crafts for kids and adults can be pretty tricky since it seems that construction paper isn’t as “trendy” as it used to be. However, I refuse to let one of the cheapest and most versatile crafting materials die. If you are a paper crafting junkie, there’s no reason for you not to absolutely LOVE this useful paper, and once you see all these ways to use construction paper, you’ll see why! If you want to venture outside of constantly making paper flowers or using up all of your tissue paper, this crafting material is going to be your new best friend!

Construction paper is quickly losing popularity, which means there aren’t many construction paper crafts circling around on the web; I think these 7 ways to use construction paper out to be considered precious and unique. Each one uses construction paper in a way that is fun, simple, and inspiring. Plus, they come in real handy when crafting with kids because they are budget-friendly and can be made in just thirty minutes!

Ways to Use Construction Paper

7 Ways to Use Construction Paper

Cozy Paper DIY Lanterns

Cozy Paper DIY Lanterns

When the evergreens are the only plants that appear to be alive and the sun goes down earlier in the day, it can feel gloomy if you don’t have a good paper craft to help you pass the time indoors. You can capture light and warmth with these Cozy Paper DIY Lanterns.

Paper Plate Lion

Paper Plate Lion

This Paper Plate Lion is perfect for Fine Motor Skills development. Make your child color the paper plate provided by us and tear strips of construction paper to form the mane.

Paper Chain Heart Garland

Paper Chain Heart Garland

Here are step by step instructions on how to make this simple but pretty heart garland.

Handprint Art Chick

Handprint Art Chick

That’s one cute chick! When you and your little ones are crafting, there’s no better place to start than with this Handprint Art Chick.

Precious Paper Bunny Garland

Having your children help you decorate is a great way to get them in on the fun, and when it comes to ideas, this Precious Paper Bunny Garland is the perfect craft for kids! Thanks to the free printable template included with this project, all your kiddos have to do is cut out these little rabbits and create an adorable decoration.

Simple Sprinkle Paper Bows

Simple Sprinkle Paper Bows

Add a little touch of whimsy to your homemade gift wrapping with these Simple Sprinkle Paper Bows. Paper crafts like these that are both easy and elegant are a must for any busy crafter; after all, why sacrifice style just because you’re short on time?

Paper Snowflake Party Backdrop

Not only is this Paper Snowflake Party Backdrop a great addition to your decorations, it is also perfect for a DIY Frozen party. You will be surprised by just how easy it is to make this awesome backdrop.

 What is your favorite kind of craft paper to use? Tell us below!