Bubble wrap crafts

Fun Bubble Wrap Crafts And Activities For Kids

Kids just can't say no to the irresistible fun of bubble wrap. Take the fun to the next level with four fun bubble wrap craft ideas for kids!

Bubble wrap bug craft

Bubble wrap bug craft
What you'll need:

  • bubble wrap
  • scissors
  • glue
  • paint
  • paint brush
  • pipe cleaners
  • googly eyes

What you'll do:

  1. Cut a piece of bubble wrap so that it is 6 inches wide and 12 inches long.
  2. Roll up the bubble wrap and glue the end so that it does not unroll.
  3. Paint the outside of the bubble wrap and let it dry.
  4. Cut three pipe cleaners in half. Poke the ends of the pipe cleaners into the bubble wrap so that there are three on each side.
  5. Bend the pipe cleaners to form the legs.
  6. Glue two googly eyes onto the bubble wrap.
  7. Cut two 4-inch pieces of pipe cleaner. Coil one end of each of the pipe cleaners, then stick them in the bubble wrap behind the googly eyes to form the antennae.

Bubble wrap paint roller

Bubble wrap paint roller

What you'll need:

  • bubble wrap
  • paper towel tube
  • glue
  • paint
  • paint brush
  • paper

What you'll do:

  1. Cut a piece of bubble wrap that is a couple inches narrower than the paper towel tube on either side.
  2. Glue one end of the bubble wrap centered on the paper towel roll.
  3. Wrap the rest of the bubble wrap around the tube and glue the other end to keep the bubble wrap from unrolling.
  4. Cover the outside of the bubble wrap with paint and roll it on the paper like a rolling pin to paint your design.

Bubble wrap butterfly

Bubble wrap butterfly

What you'll need:

  • bubble wrap
  • scissors
  • doll peg clothespin
  • paint
  • paint brush
  • marker

What you'll do:

  1. Paint the clothespin and set it aside to dry.
  2. Fold a piece of bubble wrap in half and cut out a heart shape with the bottom along the seam of the bubble wrap.
  3. Cut out a second heart shape that is slightly smaller than the first.
  4. Once the paint is dry, lay the small heart shape on top of the large heart shape and slide them into the clothespin to make the butterfly wings.
  5. Use the marker to draw a face on the butterfly.

Bubble wrap hopscotch

Bubble wrap hopscotch

What you'll need:

  • bubble wrap
  • scissors
  • markers
  • paper (optional)

What you'll do:

  1. Cut out 10 pieces of bubble wrap that are the same size as a piece of paper.
  2. Turn the bubble wrap over so that the bumpy side is facing down. Write the numbers 1 through 10 on the smooth side of the bubble wrap squares.
  3. Lay the bubble wrap squares out on the floor to form the hopscotch board. If you have dark flooring or carpet, place a piece of paper under the bubble wrap so that the numbers are visible.
Image credit: Amy Vowles

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