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Tissue Paper Dinosaur

Dinosaurs are a favorite topic of kids. This easy Dinosaur craft will inspire young minds to delve into the early age of our planet.


Black construction paper
Clear contact paper
Tissue paper in a variety of colors
Dinosaur template
White crayon


Click on Printables and print out our dinosaur template.  Cut the dinosaur out and trace onto black construction paper with a white crayon.  Cut the dinosaur out of the black construction paper.

Cut out the middle of the dinosaur leaving approximately 1/2" of the outside intact.  Discard the center you just cut out.

 Peel the backing paper off of the contact paper and stick your dinosaur outline onto it   Cut the excess contact paper off. 

Cut a small circle out of black construction paper and stick it on the contact paper for the eye.
Cut a small curved shape out of black construction paper and stick it on the contact paper for a smile.

Cut tissue paper into 1 inch squares.  Make sure to use a few different colors.

Stick the tissue paper onto the dinosaur making sure to overlap the pieces.

Trim off any tissue paper that hangs over the black outline of the dinosaur .

Hang up on a sunny window.

This craft is reprinted courtesy of AllKidsNetwork.com.

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Dragon and Dinosaur Crafts, Early Elementary Craft, More Boys Crafts, Tissue Paper Crafts

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Katie is the writer and creator of View From The Fridge. She is also the mom to two adorable little boys (and another baby on the way), and wife to a great guy! She loves to craft, decorate, dream up projects for her home, and she’s learning to love to cook (though not there quite yet). She started View From The Fridge in the fall of 2013. Katie also enjoys coffee, a good glass of wine or beer (when she’s not expecting!), running, and anything outside. She lives in Minnesota and takes full advantage of the wonderful (but short) summer season outside with her family.

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