I have a thing for rainforest animals! Ok, well really ALL animals, but I especially love the tropical variety! As a kid, I actually had a whole jungle/rainforest-themed bedroom (complete with faux vines that hung down from my bunk bed). So it probably then comes as no surprise, I’m SUPER excited about our upcoming trip to Costa Rica and the chance to see some absolutely incredible rainforest animals in the wild! To help the kids get even more excited for the trip, I decided to look for some fun rainforest animal crafts we could do and found SO many adorable options!!!
25+ Rainforest Animals Kids Crafts
1. Stick Bug Craft | Mom Endeavors
2. Printable Tree Frog Craft | Learn Create Love
3. Candy Butterflies | Mom Endeavors
4. Anteater Craft for Kids | JDaniel4’s Mom
5. DIY Butterfly Magnets | Mom Endeavors
6. Toucan Craft | I Heart Crafty Things
7. Paper Plate Monkey | Easy Peasy and Fun
8. Paper Plate Parrot Craft | Artsy Craftsy Mom
9. Anaconda Snake Craft | Preschool Powol Packets
10. Easy Paper Plate Tree Frogs | No Time for Flash Cards
11. Colorful Macaw Craft for Kids | I Heart Crafty Things
12. Handprint Monkey | Crafty Morning
13. Parrot Handprint Art Keepsake | Coffee Cups and Crayons
14. Craft Stick Crocodile | Easy Peasy and Fun
15. Polymer Clay Poison Dart Frog Craft | Schooling a Monkey
16. Easy Monkey Banana Treat | DIY Inspired
17. Felt Iguana | Wildflower Ramblings
18. Rainbow Loom Chameleon | Frugal Fun 4 Boys
19. Leaf Cutter Ants Craft | Still Playing School
20. Iguana TP Roll Craft | Teach Beside Me
21. Anaconda Busy Bag | Artsy Momma
22. Hanging Bat Craft for Kids | Buggy and Buddy
23. Hand and Footprint Toucan | JDaniel’s Mom
24. Colorful Footprint Parrot | Fun Handprint Art
25. Paper Plate Sloth Craft | Words ëní Needles
26. Scissor Skills Snakes | Crafts on Sea
27. Color Changing Chameleon Craft | Reading Confetti
28. Butterfly Life Cycle Craft | Buggy and Buddy
Oh my goodness! Aren’t they all SO cute?!?! I LOVE them! We may be making quite a few of these after we get back to go with all the awesome real-life rainforest animal photos we are hoping to take!
If you’d like to follow along with our Costa Rica adventures (we partnered with Visit Costa Rica and they have put together the most incredible itinerary for us), be sure to follow along with the hashtag #CRFamilyFun on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook! And, if your kids wold love to see some adorable singing Costa Rican animals, you can check out this fun video! My boys love it! 🙂
What is YOUR favorite rainforest animal?
For extra fun, you could make some of these jungle animal cupcakes to go with your crafting session! Bet the kids would love them!
Those are all great craft ideas. I pinned it for later because they’ll be good for my son’s summer crafts.