Thursday, July 15, 2021

The Best Elephant and Piggie Crafts for Kids

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Looking for Elephant and Piggie craft ideas? Then try one of these awesome and adorable Elephant and Piggie crafts for kids inspired by Mo Willems' popular book series.

My kids loved the Elephant and Piggie book series by Mo Willems. So do I. They are some of my favorite books ever to read to the kids.

They're also excellent books for building comprehension skills in hyperlexic kids because of their color coded speech bubbles. Most hyperlexic kids enjoy reading the Elephant and Piggie book series, which helps too.

Well, why not bring these beloved characters to life with these fun and adorable Elephant and Piggie crafts for kids?

Awesome Elephant and Piggie craft ideas for kids inspired by Mo Willems' popular book series

Adorable Elephant and Piggie Crafts for Kids

1. Paper Plate Elephant & Piggie Kid Craft from Glued to My Crafts (pictured) - How to make super cute paper plate crafts of Gerald and Piggie. There is also a cupcake liner craft version too!

2. Piggie Stained Glass Tissue Paper Art from Smashed Peas and Carrots - A super cute and easy Piggie suncatcher craft. You could also make an Elephant one to go with it. These types of crafts are great even for toddlers.

3. Elephant & Piggie Corner Bookmarks from Mombrite - Oh my goodness, these little corner bookmarks are so cute! Your kids will love using these bookmark crafts to mark their favorite pages.

4. Elephant & Piggie Popsicle Stick Puppets with Free Template from Mombrite (pictured) - Make your own popsicle stick puppets of Gerald and Piggie. Then use them to act out your child's favorite Elephant and Piggie book.

5. Cardboard Tube Piggie Craft from Creative Family Fun (pictured) - Grab a cardboard tube or toilet paper roll and some paint. Then make your own Piggie craft with this easy craft tutorial.

6. Cardboard Tube Elephant Craft from Creative Family Fun (pictured) - If you're going to make a Piggie from a cardboard tube, then of course you have to make Gerald too!

7. Elephant & Piggie DIY Party Lanterns with Free Template from Make and Takes - These DIY party lanterns would be great for an Elephant and Piggie themed birthday party. Or just make them for a fun craft to decorate your child's room or playroom. They're also a great way to work on scissor skills and gluing.

8. Elephant & Piggie Paper Bag Puppets with Free Printable from Heidisongs - These paper bag puppets make for a great way to act out your favorite Elephant and Piggie books. Another great craft for working on scissor skills and gluing.

9. How to Make Easy Elephant & Piggie Headband Crafts from Pink Stripey Socks - You could make these for a quick last minute costume for Halloween or just to use for dress up. Great for older kids or for adults to make together with their kids.

10. How to Draw Gerald Tutorial from Art for Kids Hub - My kids love the drawing tutorials on this YouTube channel. In this video, you'll learn how to draw Gerald the elephant.

11. How to Draw Piggie Tutorial from Art for Kids Hub - Of course, you have to draw Piggie too! This tutorial will show you how.

12. How to Draw Gerald and Piggie Art Lesson for Kids from Cartooning Club Junior - A great video tutorial for how to draw the two main characters from the Elephant and Piggie books.

13. Elephant & Piggie Craftivity with Free Printable from Alison Funk on Teachers Pay Teachers - Use this free printable to make a simple Elephant and Piggie craft out of construction paper.

14. Free Printable Birds for a "There is a Bird on Your Head" Book Inspired Craft from Mitchell Willcox on Teachers Pay Teachers - Make a nest hat and add these free printable birdies to it. Such a cute idea for an Elephant and Piggie book inspired craft.

Hopefully your kids love these Elephant and Piggie crafts as much as they do the books they're inspired by. They're a really fun way to bring the books to life.

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Awesome Elephant and Piggie crafts for kids inspired by Mo Willems' popular book series - you're going to love these ideas!