Below you will find jungle safari Crafts Arts and Crafts Projects Ideas for your Kids. Find out how to make your own jungle, safari, rainforest arts and crafts animals projects with the following decorations, instructions, patterns, and activities for children
Alligators / Crocodiles
Chimps, Gorillas, Apes
Frogs / Toads Crafts
Lizards and Salamanders
More Safari / Jungle / Rainforest Crafts Below
Forest Collage Arts & Crafts Project with Magazines Use interesting textures and colors of paper and fabric to create a forest collage. Create a pine forest, an autumn forest, a woodland forest, or a rainforest. You can even add animals to make your forest come alive.
Learn How to Draw Jungle Elephants - Learn how to draw cartoon jungle elephants with easy step by step lesson for kids.
Amazing Rainforest Animals Arts and Crafts Activity - Run! Gallop! Fly! These colorful 3-D animals, made with recycled file folders, seem almost real. Make---and take---them anywhere you go.
Cardboard-tube Binoculars - Search for wildlife in your imagination with these cardboard-tube binoculars! Transform a back yard, park, or your house into a jungle teeming with wildlife.
Creatures in Tropical Rainforest Welcome to the jungle! Create wild animals that capture the colors of the rainforest with the fun and surprises of Color Explosion™ White paper!
Diego’s African Safari Drum : Crafts with Oatmeal Boxes for Children - Kids will have a blast running around the backyard with Diego's African Safari Drum.
Egg-citing Safari : Kwanzaa Arts and Crafts Ideas- Put the animals of Africa into a beautiful centerpiece with an "egg-citing" Kwanzaa safari -- a fun children's holiday craft project.
Folk Art Zebra Fabric Making Who hasn't dreamed of seeing the natural beauty of Africa? Designs painted on bark cloth or tapa cloth are some of the most colorful folk art in the world.
Foam Leaf Valance Crafts Project to Decorate Your Room (Parental Help Probably Needed) - This leafy awning makes a colorful impact in a jungle-themed room, plus it costs less than $10 and took only 30 minutes to complete.
Jumping Jungle Crafts Project for Children - This jungle is jumping! Jump along with friends and imaginary wildlife to make a colorful torn-paper collage.
Jungle Boat : Making a Toy Boat or Ship Craft for Youngsters - Make a little jungle boat suitable for floating down the Amazon ...or perfect for the kiddie pool! This is a project that quite a few of us got involved in doing!
Jungle Friends Crafts Project - Who's hiding behind the rainforest leaves? Friendly jungle animal faces such as zebras, giraffes, monkeys, elephants, and tigers, oh my!
Jungle Safari Diorama – Welcome to the jungle! Hear the screech of exotic birds and the howls of monkeys with this adventurous themed jungle safari diorama. Kids will even get to learn a thing or two about the animals with this craft.
Jungle Fun Diorama Directions for Kids – There’s absolutely nothing that will compare to the thrill of making a jungle themed diorama artwork. Have some fun integrating different colors to the otherwise green environment of the landscape.
Make a fabulous jungle diorama Crafts Idea for Children - I'm a big fan of dioramas as they give our various crafty creations a whole new lease on life. They're popular with the kids too who love to act out various scenarios and add new things over time. In fact, the only bad thing about dioramas is that they can be very hard to throw away! I've been caught out on more than one occasion trying to sneak an old diorama into the recycling and believe me, it wasn't pretty!
Prowling Jungle Cat Mobile In the wild, leopards love to pounce, prowl, and play! This realistic mobile hits the spot!
Pythons in the Wild - Where do pythons live? What do these notorious snakes look like? Create a fascinating 3-D science project in a recycled box.
Rainforest Diorama This rain forest diorama is easy to make and above all it shows in its construction the basic structure of a rain forest.
Rainforest Diorama Project – You or your kids might never be able to see a real rainforest in this lifetime what with the rate of environmental destruction nowadays. But you could help teach your children a thing or two about doing something for Mother Nature when they grow up starting with this rainforest diorama project.
Rainforest Butterfly Crafts Activity for Children - Celebrate wildlife and warm tropical weather! Cut and color a flock of these bright winged creatures!
Rainforest Liana Vine Decorative String - Make a rainforest liana vine to decorate a room. This simple-to-make string make a great classroom or home decoration.
Recycled Rain Forest Flowers Crafts Activity - Can you believe that these are old nylons stretched over wire coat hangers? Talk about taking something ugly and making it beautiful while keeping the landfill from overflowing.
Safari Sketches for Youngsters - Kids go on safari when they follow their animal instincts with art adventures. Put these booklets on your survival list.
Safari Adventure Journal Arts and Crafts Jungle Projects - Whether on the Savanna or in the jungle, a safari is always an adventure! Track a trip to distant lands or write a report in this handmade journal.
Safari Collage Crafts Project for Preschoolers - This Safari Collage is an easy and fun craft to make. Just make sure you have some extra cookies for the kids to sample while their making their Safari scene!
Safari Miniature Golf Set – This is one fun way to learn about sports and animals in one setting! Recycle old cardboard boxes into golf fun.
Wet and Wild Jungle Rainforest Craft for Kids - Imaginations take a walk on the wild side when you create your own rainforest.
Animal Placecards Crafts Ideas / Zebra Placecards Crafts - Make these adorable giraffe placecards for a jungle party theme or for kids who love giraffes and zebras.
Ape or Monkey Toilet Paper Roll Craft for Toddlers - Ape or Monkey Toilet Paper Roll Craft
Animal Attraction : How to Make Bracelets - There's nothing tame about these fun and funky jungle-print wristbands.
Big Cats! Lion Crafts Activities- ROARRR! PURRR! GROWL! Is your big cat on the prowl for prey—or ready to lazily soak up the sun?
Bouncing Monkey Arts and Crafts Project for Children- Have you ever wished for a pet monkey? This Color Explosion™ monkey dances and spins, but it’s ever so quiet…and you don’t need to stock up on bananas!
Clothes Pin Giraffe Crafts - This adorable Clothes Pin Giraffe is an easy and inexpensive Safari Craft for kids! Make your Giraffe's spots with orange finger prints and he'll even stands up all by himself on his clothes pin legs!
Cuddly Bantha Star Wars Crafts Project - Every Tusken Raider needs a trusty bantha to ride around Tatooine. These elephant-sized creatures with long ram-like horns first showed up in A New Hope. It's easy to make your own cuddly bantha with some felt, stuffing, thread and a lot of love.
Easy Paper Plate Lion Crat for Preschoolers & Kindergarteners - This king of the jungle is made with a paper plate.
Egg Carton Elephant Crafts Activity - Learn how to make this cute egg carton elephant craft. Scroll down on the page to get to it.
Elephant Pencil Holder with Coffee Can Not only is this pencil holder cute, but it is useful as well!
Elephant Paper Bunting for Diwali - - Ganesh, the god of good luck and wisdom, had an elephant's head and is also honored during Diwali. Why not make your own Ganesh-inspired paper bunting to decorate the house with?
Elephant Procession : Parade Crafts Activities for Children- In Sri Lanka, several peraheras or Buddhist processions are held each year. Visitors from around the world take part in the festivities. The most important perahera is held in the city of Kandy to honor a sacred tooth relic of Buddha. Dozens of elephants are colorfully decorated to walk in the processions.
Elephant : Hindu Crafts for Children - Cut out and make your own Indian Elephant. You can then decorate both the head-dress and blanket with glitter, sequins and beads.
Elephant Toy Printable Paper Craft - Cut and Fold Animal Elephant Friends for You to Make.
Elephant Foldable Paper Toy Craft - This is a cutout printable toy that is a cute elephant.
Elephant Puppet Craft Idea for Toddlers - Make this Elephant Puppet out of a paper plate and popsicle stick.
Friendly Soda Bottle Lion Craft for Kids Have a roaring time making a friendly feline craft. A lot of fun and easy to make!
Felted Giraffe Stuffed Animal Making Crafts Project - This cute little giraffe was made from wool roving (unspun wool) using a needle felting technique. Wool is wound into ball and tube shapes and then poked repeatedly with a felting needle to condense the wool and sculpt it into the desired shape.
Folded Paper Zebra Craft Making Directions - Learn how to make this adorable zebra from folded paper.
Folded Paper Giraffe Craft for Family Fun- Learn how to make this adorable giraffe paper craft with the following instructions.
Fuzzy, Fun Lion Finger Puppets Craft - Add zest and imagination to story time. Create these easy-to-make finger puppets to tell classic fairytales or create original puppet shows!
Foam Marshmallow Giraffe Craft Make this cute giraffe from foam marshmallows.
Furry Panda Sock Puppet Socks Activities for Children - – Go on a safari to the crafts store to pick up some faux black fur for this exotic panda puppet. This will be a hit with the panda lover in your life.
Foam Masks : Craft Foam Ideas - - Take a peek at these cute and easy-to-make Halloween disguises. Masquerade as a monkey or bear.
Folded Paper Rhinoceros - How to make this Folded Paper Rhinoceros Craft for Kids.
Foam Marshmallow Hippo Craft for Kids - Learn how to make this adorable hippo creature with foam marshmallows.
Giraffe Sock Puppet : Crafts with Socks Activities for Children- - There are many reasons to love summer! It’s a season in which we can wear sandals and don’t need to track down missing socks every day. So, for all the missing mismatched socks we have at home, here’s a pretty cute animal sock puppet idea that you can make.
Giraffe Toy Printable Paper Craft - Cut and Fold Animal Giraffe Friends for You to Make.
Giraffe Crafts Activity for Children - Kids will have fun making this simple giraffe craft. Our daughter helped make this craft and then carried it around for hours! All you need is a used paper towel role, some construction paper and a little imagination! Print out of template for the head and ears of the giraffe and get started with this fun kids craft.
Giraffe Handprint Painting Keepsake Craft for Preschoolers - Have some fun with this cheeky giraffe handprint painting..
Giraffe Collage Crafts Activity for Preschoolers - This Giraffe Collage is made from simple craft materials and is the perfect craft for older toddlers and preschoolers!
Giraffe Pencil Holder for Dad - Make a Giraffe Pencil Holder for Dad to hold his pencils in.
Handmade Sock Monkey : Crafts with Socks Activities for Children - A stuffed toy monkey made from brown work socks delights children today like it has for decades. Make one for a special child - or for yourself to recall happy days as a kid with your own sock monkey.
Hippopotamus Toilet Paper Roll Craft : African Arts and Crafts Ideas for Children - This is a cute three dimensional hippo craft suitable for a jungle theme, mammals or animals theme, Africa theme or letter H theme.
Hippopotamus Paper Bag Puppet Craft (Hippo): Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities - This is one of a collection of easy-to-assemble paper bag puppets with 2 or 3 piece templates for children 2+ and older. It can quickly become one of your favorite "teaching/ learning helpers" and also a great homemade toy!
How to Make a Balloon Monkey - Now you can learn how to make this balloon monkey with the following balloon twisting instructions.
How to Make a Balloon Animal Elephant - Now you can also make a balloon elephant animal with these instructions with the following balloon twisting instructions.
How to Make Origami Baby Elephants Instructions - Baby elephant origami craft.
How to Make Origami Elephants Animals - Elephant origami model.
How to Make Origami Elephants Animals - Elephant origami model.
How to Make Origami Elephant Head - Elephant head origami model.
How to Make Origami African Elephants - Elephant origami craft.
How to Fold Origami Monkeys Instructions - Parent and child monkeys.
How to Fold Origami Monkeys - Monkey origami models.
Jolly Giraffe Projects with Socks - This giraffe sticks its neck out in style! A knee sock creates the long neck, and felt forms the trademark spots and mane.
Jumbo Elephant Costume - What do you get when you take an old gray sweat suit and add a few snips and tucks? A costume that will let your little one make a big impression trekking for treats as a floppy-eared elephant.
King of the (Asphalt) Jungle (Ape / Gorilla / Monkey) Costume Making Craft - Your kids are sure to go ape for this famous gorilla, complete with a building perch and pint-size damsel in distress.
Kirigami- Japanese Paper Cutting - Learn how to cut out these cool elephant cutouts.
Lion Crafts Arts and Crafts Project - If your kids like lions, they'll love this imaginative lion craft. Using a block of wood and ordinary nails, they'll pound out a wild work of art!
Lion Mask Activity for Kids to Make - This is a cute but very simple craft. I think it would be a nice one for younger kids to make for Halloween if they're not really into wearing a big fancy costume (both my girls were like that at age 2).
Lion Beaded Safety Pin Arts and Crafts Project - Use this free pattern to make beaded safety pin jewelry.
Lion's Face Paper Plate Crafts Project - Follow these instructions and make an adorable lion's face using a paper plate.
Lanky Giraffe Shadow Puppet Arts and Crafts Project for Family Fun- This creative little giraffe is fun as a shadow puppet. You can also make a squawking parrot and toothy alligator action shadow puppet.
Long Necked Giraffes Paper Crafts Idea for Children - Giraffes with necks that just grow and grow!
Lion Toilet Paper Roll Craft Idea for Preschoolers - This is a cute three dimensional lion craft that is fun for young children to make and to play with.
Lion Face : Tips and Ideas for Recycling Clothes Hangers - - Have a grrrreat time making this lion's face out of an old wire coat hanger!
Loveable Lions Creation with Model Magic - From loveable lions to cute cows, children enjoy creating friendly animals. Writing a story further develops kids' imaginations and literacy skills.
Lion Face with Noodle Main Craft for Kindergarteners- Make a lion with noodle hair out of stock, crayons, dry uncooked long curly noodles, red food dye and rubbing alcohol
Lion Mask : Crafts Projects for Chinese New Year - - The Lion Dance is performed during the Lantern Festival with performers wearing Lion Masks at the end of Chinese New Year. Lion's are believed to bring good luck and scare away evil spirits.
Lion Paper Model Toy Craft - Print out this cute lion paper model.
Lion & Lamb Pin : Easy Plastic Canvas Patterns Instructions - - Seasonal, sweet, simple! This is a quick-to-stitch project for group meetings, teacher Gifts, or as a Gift to grandma for Grandparents' Day.
Lion Crafts for Kids - If you're looking for simple lion crafts for kids, try making my lion frieze from just a strip of thin card. Great for decorating their room!
Lion and Lamb Arts and Crafts Instructions - Explore opposites with a lion of a project that kids and parents greet with a roar of approval. Through art, young children learn letter recognition, too.
Madagascar 2: Gloria the hippo Mask - Wear this adorable Madagascar 2: Gloria the hippo Mask
Make-a-Sock-Monkey : Ideas for Arts and Crafts Projects with Socks - This classic, yet goofy, sock toy has been a favorite of children for years. Why not make your own sock monkey using two socks, plus scissors, stuffing, yarn and a little bit of time?
Making Origami Rhinoceros Directions - Rhino origami model.
Make-A-Face Lion Mask Crafts Activity - Get ready for Halloween parties by creating original masks. Making masks is a great way to learn about other cultures.
Monkey : Pat Head and Rub Tummy Mechanical Monkey Model - This is a mechancial paper model toy of a monkey patting his head and rubbing his tummy.
Monkey CD Rom Craft for Kids - Materials you will need for the monkey are a CD Rom, printer, glue, scissors, something to colour with and a piece of paper (I prefer construction paper).
Monkey Toilet Paper Roll Craft Idea for Preschoolers - This is a simple three dimensional monkey craft that is fun for kids to make and play with.
Monkey Costume : Making Easy Handmade Halloween Costumes - Easy costume for Halloween.
Monkey Puppet or Paper Craft for Children - This is the same type of project as the T-Rex puppet. I gave a few more specific directions and pictures to follow in those instructions, so if you get stuck, you might want to read through them.
Monkey Mask Craft Idea for Toddlers - Print out one of the mask templates (color mask or black and white). Color the mask (if using black and white) and cut out around the monkey head. A parent should do the eyes because it is a little difficult for children. To make it a mask, simply glue a craft stick onto one side of the mask or staple an elastic string to both sides so that child can wear it hands free.
Monkey Paper Plate Face or Mask- Materials you will need for the monkey are a printer, glue, scissors, something to colour with and a piece of paper (I prefer construction paper).
Monkey Paper Craft Idea for Toddlers - This monkey is a simple cut and paste paper craft that is fun for young children to make. It makes a great project for preschool and kindergarten kids and works well for an animals, jungle or letter M theme.
Monkey Box for Valentine's Cards Activities- You can replicate the same type of craft using craft foam by tracing the template pieces onto foam and drawing on a few of the details. It turns out really cute just with paper though -- the directions assume you'll be doing it just with paper
Pipe Cleaner Monkey Turn pom-poms and pipe cleaners into silly-looking monkeys that you'll love to have hanging around.
Paper Bag Hippopotamus Puppet - This is a fun and easy cut and paste paper craft that uses a paper bag as a base to make a puppet.
Paper Bag Elephant Puppet - This is a fun and easy cut and paste paper craft that uses a paper bag as a base to make a puppet.
Paper Bag Giraffe Craft - Cool bag craft to make!
Paper Bag & newspaper Lion - This project would make for a great Mardi Gras kids mask or as an adornment for kiddy costume parties.
Paper Bag Lion Puppet - This is a fun and easy cut and paste paper craft that uses a paper bag as a base to make a puppet. You can omit template 3 (the mane) for a female lion.
Paper Mache Giraffe – Bring a whiff of safari adventure right into your home with this paper maché giraffe made out of old newspaper, bonding materials and some fun colors.
Plastic Elephant (Elephas plasticus) Craft - This pretty little plastic elephant will be great fun to create.
Paper Bag Zebra Craft for Kids- A cool zebra craft made from paper bag.
Paper Plate Lion Crafts Project - This adorable paper plate lion is a great, inexpensive Lion craft for kids!
Paper Maché Lion Book Holder - - This is a very cute little gift for siblings to make for each other or for a favorite grandparent.
Rhinoceros Paper Craft for Preschoolers - This rhinoceros is a simple cut and paste paper craft that is fun for young children to make. It makes a great project for preschool and kindergarten kids and works well for an animals, jungle or letter R theme.
Rhino Toilet Paper Roll Craft Activities - This is a simple three dimensional rhinoceros craft that is fun for kids to make and play with. I thought a horn would be a good thing to hold, since rhinos are most recognizable for the horn on their nose.
Sock Monkey - This craft project may take a little more time than the rest but be assured that once you are done; you will have a swell time playing with your creation. Ask Mom to help you out in handling the needles! Always remember that safety is the first rule in craft making.
Spotted Giraffe from Ssoda Bottle Craft Make your very own spotted giraffe with these easy-to-follow instructions.
Striped Zebras Arts and Crafts Project Instructions for Children - Here's a fun rainy day activity that the young ones can enjoy too! Keep a cloth handy to wipe down your stripy children when they're finished with the zebra.
Stuffed Lion Make a stuffed lion from Crayons or markers, Small plastic food baggies (don’t have to be zip-lock), yellow pom poms (large ones are better) OR you can substitute tissue paper (scrunched up balls), yellow and orange construction paper, stapler, staples, glue sticks, scissors. (scroll down).
Stampy the Elephant Paper Model - Raised on the great plains of Africa, Stampy the Elephant came to the United States in search of a better life and a high paying job in e-commerce. You can help him get his foot in the door (or at least one of his toes) by setting him atop your monitor or desk.
The Red-Heel Sock Monkey - Follow these step by step directions and make your own adorable sock toy monkey using red-heeled socks.
Tiger Toilet Paper Roll Craft for Preschoolers & Toddlers - This is a cute three dimensional tiger craft that is fun for young children to make and to play with.
Tiger Pencil Holder Craft for Preschoolers & Toddlers - If you love tigers and have a lot of pencils that are always out of place, this tiger pencil holder will help put them in their place. This is a fun and useful craft for kids since it comes in handy both at school and at home.
Tiny Sock Monkey Making Instructions - Stuffed animals can be a child's best friend. A sock monkey makes the perfect stuffed animal. Not only is it made by hand and with love, it can be customized to match the child's personality. Sock monkeys aren't difficult to make if you have a bit of skill in sewing, and they are a friend that will last forever.
Tiger and Zebra Costumes : How to Make Zebra Costumes - Go wild with duct tape to create these simple, comfy critter costumes.
Tusky the Elephant Sock Puppet to Make - Kids will love playing the part of the swaggering elephant. Create this fun elephant for your child's next party.
Tiger Mask Arts and Crafts Activities - Tigers come from India - and your child can pretend to be a tiger when they are wearing this ferocious mask!
Toothy Tiger Arts and Crafts Papier Mache Project - Which verbs and adjectives best describe a tiger and its movements? Kids sculpt their descriptive vocabulary words into the form of a familiar feline figure.
Unforgettable Elephant - - A cute pachyderm squirts water through its trunk.
Zebra Collage Project for Preschoolers and Kindergarteners - This Zebra Collage is a fun and easy kids craft made with simple craft materials. The perfect craft for any Zebra or Zoo animal fan for preschoolers on up!
Zebra : Printable Paper Zebra Model - Print out this cutout zebra paper model toy.
Zebra Toilet Paper Roll Craft for Preschoolers - This is a simple three dimensional zebra craft for young children to make. It works well for a jungle theme, mammals or animals theme or letter z theme.
Zippy Zebra Soda Bottle Craft (Equus zippicus) Use your creativity and make this fuzzy striped friend. From soda bottle to cute animal!
Alligators / Crocodiles
Chimps, Gorillas, Apes
Frogs / Toads Crafts
Lizards and Salamanders