If you are stuck inside on a rainy day, snow day, or super hot day, and watching Disney movies on Disney+, you won’t want to miss these Disney movie crafts that you can make while you are watching your favorites!
Disney fans, it’s time to get crafty! We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite Disney movie crafts that you can make with your kids. They’re perfect for a family movie night craft where you do the craft first and then watch the movie or vice versa. These would make fun projects for sleepover crafts as well.
You’ll find adorable free Disney crafts from favorite films such as Toy Story, Cars, Aladdin, Dumbo, Beauty and the Beast, and more. You’ll find all kinds of princesses, of course, but there are some great boy-friendly options as well, like Forky, Captain America’s shield, and the Cars popsicle stick crafts. We even have a few slime recipes if you want to provide a sensory activity for the kids to explore.
Kids of all ages are going to love these free Disney movie craft projects, and so will moms who need a fun activity for a rainy day.
Disney Movie Crafts | Disney Activities at Home
1. Handprint Forky Card
You will totally make someone’s day by giving them a handprint forky card!
This is a fun craft for kids to make for their friends’ birthdays, for parents, or for grandparents. Who wouldn’t smile when receiving this? (via Simple Everyday Mom)
2. Cars Popsicle Stick Craft | Disney Movie Crafts
Lightning McQueen and Luigi are “wheelie” cute, aren’t they?
They’re made from popsicle sticks, so this craft is perfect for younger kids or even for a summer camp craft. You could even add hangers or magnets to the back of these to put them up in your child’s room. They’ll definitely want to keep them for a while. (via Natural Beach Living)
3. Toy Story Alien Paper Plate Craft | Disney Activities for Kids
Here’s an excellent Disney craft for toddlers and preschoolers.
The alien is made from simple shapes and a paper plate half, so it’s easy for little ones to cut and put together. You could even use googly eyes instead of the paper eyes if you want. (via† The Savvy Mama Lifestyle)
4. Beauty and the Beast Painted Rocks
If you love painting rocks, make a couple of these Disney movie crafts Mrs. Potts and Lumiere painted rocks.
Hide them around town to make someone’s day a little brighter. You could even write one of their quotes on the bottom of the rock, like this quote from Mrs. Potts: “Cheer up, child. It wíll turn out all right in the end. You will see.” (via The Inspiration Edit)
5. Dumbo Slime | Disney Movie Crafts
We love the Dumbo movie, but it always brings tears to our eyes, so a fun craft as a pick-me-up after the movie is a great idea.
Make a batch of this Dumbo slime. It’s even cuter when stored in a jar with big Dumbo ears. These would make fun party favors for an elephant-themed baby shower or birthday party. (via Cutefetti)
6. Disney Princess Corner Bookmarks
Your little princess will love having some princess-themed bookmarks to keep her pages in her favorite books.
You’ll find video tutorials here for Belle, Rapunzel, Snow White, Jasmine, Elsa, Moana, and Cinderella. Which one is your favorite? (via Red Ted Art)
7. Frozen Elsa Paper Tube Craft
Recycle some toilet tubes to make this Frozen-inspired Elsa craft. Isn’t she pretty?
This design is a little more intricate than some toilet tube crafts, so younger children may need help with the cutting and design, but they’ll have so much fun playing with Elsa when you’re done. (via Hello, Wonderful)
8. Toilet Paper Roll Olaf Craft
Speaking of Frozen, one of our favorite characters is Olaf. Isn’t he silly and fun?
This toilet roll Olaf craft is super simple thanks to the printable template, so it’s perfect for crafting with preschoolers and kindergarteners. (via Simple Everyday Mom)
9. Moana Ocean Slime
You’ll all feel the call of the ocean after you make this gorgeous Moana-themed ocean slime.
It’s made with three simple ingredients, so you can whip up a batch in no time. The metallic blue swirl confetti looks like the symbol engraved on the Heart of Te Fiti from the movie. This slime is not taste-safe, so it’s best for older children. (via Artsy-Fartsy Mama)
10. Toy Story Bookmarks
Remember making paper dolls when you were a kid?
This is kind of like that, and it’s just as easy since the templates take all the guesswork out of drawing the pieces yourself. Here, you’ll be making Woody, Forky, and one of the Little Green Men. Use them as bookmarks, as shown, or put them in a frame or on a canvas to add some decor to a Toy Story-themed room. (via The Best Ideas for Kids)
11. Elsa Paper Doll Craft
And while we’re on the topic of paper crafts, Frozen fans will not want to miss this gorgeous Elsa paper doll with the free printable template.
You can make the dress in lots of different colors and simply avoid gluing the pieces down if you want to change colors and accessories. Velcro dots may be a great choice for this craft! (via Messy Little Monster)
12. Star Wars Slime
Your little Jedi will have lots of fun squishing and stretching this Star Wars slime. It’s made with Star Wars confetti, glitter, and the usual line-up of slime ingredients.
This recipe is also not taste-safe, so be careful with little ones, and always have children wash their hands after playing with slime. (via Sarah in the Suburbs)
13. Dumbo Mickey Mouse Ears
How precious are these Dumbo Mickey Mouse Ears? Just look at the little Dumbo cap between the ears!
If you’re visiting the parks or going on a Disney cruise soon, you have to make these. They’ll get lots of smiles from Dumbo fans. Plus, they’re easy and inexpensive to make since they’re made out of felt. (via Ruffles and Rain Boots)
14. Captain America Shield
Calling all Marvel fans! This Captain America paper plate shield is the perfect craft for boys.
It’s simple to make with some paint, paper plates, glue, scissors, and cardboard. It even has a strap on the back, so your kiddo can play with the shield after you’re done making it. (via Crafts on Sea)
15. Toy Story Paper Bag Puppets
Paper bag puppets are wonderful crafts because you can use them to re-enact your favorite movie scenes or books.
This tutorial includes instructions for making Hamm, the wise-cracking pig, and the Little Green Men, aka, the aliens. We love these characters! (via The Inspiration Edit)
16. Aladdin Toilet Roll Crafts
Making Aladdin, Jasmine, and the Genie has never been easier thanks to the printable templates and step-by-step guide.
This would be such a fun craft for an Aladdin-themed birthday party. It’s great for Disney movie crafts with a bunch of kids. (via Artsy Momma)
17. Toy Story Slinky Craft
Here’s another Toy Story favorite: Slinky!
All you need is a brown paper bag and some colored paper in white, black, and various shades of brown. Little children may need help cutting and assembling the pieces, but older children can make it independently. Kids of all ages will have fun moving Slinky along the table or countertops. (via Seasonal Memories)
Which of these Disney movie crafts are you going to make first?