Create a unique paper unicorn with an adorable curly tail. This fun unicorn craft is perfect for birthday parties or just an afternoon of creating with your kids.
My daughter is obsessed with unicorns. They decorate her room, she dresses up as a unicorn, and any time she sees something unicorn at the store, she wants it.
Unicorn crafts can be a bit challenging because creating a unicorn isn’t always easy. So we came up with this fun and easy printable paper unicorn craft.
My daughter loves it because she can create a fun unicorn and have it look “realistic”. Plus, the 3D effect always wows the kiddos.
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Tips for making this printable unicorn craft
- For younger children, you can cut strips ahead of time.
- Make sure that the strip is secured before curling and attaching the second end. We like to press and count to ten.
- One printable pack will have enough strips to create all 3 unicorns.
- They can draw around the unicorn to complete their project.
- The unicorn template also comes in black and white. So kids can color the unicorns however they want!
How to make a unicorn papercraft
Below is our step by step tutorial for creating this paper unicorn craft. Feel free to print them for easy reference!
- Paper Cutter or Scissors
- Glue Stick
- Print out your unicorn printable pack.
- Cut the rainbow strips.
- Place a dab of glue where the tail would come off of the unicorn and attach paper strip, color side up.
- Curl the strip a few times and then attach to the paper.
- Continue with as many strips as you like!
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