The Best Disney Crafts & Activities for Kids to Bring the Magic of Disney to your Day

We love Disney – all of the kids, and me too! There is just something about Disney movies that makes you smile. Here’s a selection of fantastic Disney crafts and activities featuring our favorite characters from some of the most popular Disney movies.

Disney is one of the most loved and well-known brands in the world. It has touched our lives in so many ways, from early childhood to adulthood. Disney knows how to make kids smile, and they continue to do so by introducing new franchises throughout the years. We have selected some fantastic Disney themed crafts for you to try with your children or grandchildren! So grab the TV remote, play your favorite Disney movie and get ready for some crafting fun!

I’m planning to take the kids to Euro Disney in October half term while we’re in France staying at Eurocamp near Paris, so I’ll definitely be doing some fun craft and Disney themed activities beforehand to build up the excitement for our upcoming Disney vacation. If you’re planning a trip to Disney World, Disneyland or any of the Disney Parks, this Disney themed scavenger hunt makes a great way for fun and creative reveal to tell the kids!

Now on to the collection of Disney activities and crafts… Disney lovers unite – it’s time to get crafting and we have plenty of inspiration for Disney fans of all ages. 

Disney Craft Ideas and Activities to Bring the Magic of Disney for Kids of All Ages

Disney movies are the best. They’re like magic! A little bit of imagination, a whole lot of colors, and the stories always leave you feeling happy. Disney movies are timeless classics. They bring back memories of your childhood, and they speak to our inner child. There is just something about Disney movies that makes you smile. Yes, they’re great for kids – but I love them too!

Disney crafts and activities are perfect for children, adults, or even for some fun dates with your significant other. All you need is some basic craft supplies and some imagination to create these super cute and easy Disney crafts.

Disney crafts and activities are a fun way to keep the magic alive, whether you’re hosting a kid’s birthday party or just want to escape into nostalgia every now and then. Whether you want to be Alice in Wonderland or Tinker Bell, here are some Disney crafts for all ages!

Check out the list below to find your favorite!

Active Disney Inspired Games

Try these selection of Disney inspired active games from Change4Life there are so many fun ideas inspired by Disney characters, and it’s a great way to keep healthy with the entire family in just a few minutes. Each game is a 10 minute shake up. 

Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Crafts and Activities

I love this Mickey Mouse marble painting project from Three Kids Three Cats and a Husband. It uses negative space for such a cool effect!

If you have access to a light table, then this Mickey Mouse on the light table activity is a must try sensory activity. mickeymouselighttable

Frozen Crafts and Activities

Disney Frozen Cake Ideas This collection of over 25 cake ideas makes it super easy to plan a Frozen themed birthday party. Frozen is one of the most popular Disney-themed party ideas, and it’s easy to see why. 

Make some pretend snow for sensory play, inspired by everyone’s favourite snow queen Elsa. Educational bonus – this activity also teaches kids science. 

Frozen mini world made from an egg box – This is a super easy craft which you can make from recycled materials and use to play with Frozen figurines. 

 

Anna and Elsa love to ice skate! Make these easy Disney on Ice inspired skaters using popsicle sticks and real ice. You can include a variety of your favorite Disney characters and little hands will have so much fun sliding them around a tray, pretending to skate and dance. 

Moana Crafts 

Make your own Moana canoe boat with popsicle sticks With this simple tutorial. Older kids will have fun making these independently and even racing them on the water. 

This Moana inspired Heart of Te Fiti sun catcher craft from Crafts on Sea is gorgeous as the light shines through it. 

Disney Cars Activities

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Lightning McQueen Kinetic energy experiment

Make a cardboard lightning McQueen – this fun project is really creative and the best part is that kids can even sit inside and play. 

Finding Nemo Activities and Finding Dory Activities 

Make a tape resist clown fish for a really fun craft for younger kids

Try some Finding Nemo themed water play

Finding Nemo themed snack

Make your own Finding Nemo using paper plates

Finding Dory Photobooth Props 

Planes Activities

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Listen to the Planes soundtrack

Planes puzzles

El Chupacabra costume made from duct tape

Dusty Costume

Planes 2 Fire and Rescue Printable Activities sheets with colouring and actvities featuring the Fire and rescue characters. 

Star Wars Activities

Check out our collection of Star Wars free printables which is really popular here on In The Playroom

Or make this cute little Baby Yoda from Polymer clay from Homemade Heather

Big Hero 6 Activities

Make some Big Hero 6 cakes for a birthday party inspired by Baymax and his hero friends. 

Make your own Baymax with packing peanuts, Or try some fun science experiments inspired by the Big hero 6 gang

Fred’s secret ink experiment 

Baymax rocket fist experiment

Paper Plate crafts are a classic. Make your own paper plate Baymax, with his armour

Or try these Big Hero 6 printable activity sheets

Disney Princesses Activities

Most little girls in a Disney family have a favorite princess – will it be Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Ariel the Little Mermaid or one of the more recent princesses like Anna and Elsa, or Moana? Here a few fun crafts for your little princess to make, whatever her favourite character. 

These Disney Princess corner bookmarks from Red Ted Art could not be any more adorable, and what’s more they will encourage your little princess with a love of reading, just like Belle from Beauty and the Beast. 

Make your own 3D Disney princesses with these printables from Fab Art DIY 

These wooden spoon Disney Princess Merida and Rapunzel from I Heart Crafty Things are amazing. What a great idea!

Cinderella

Try these Cinderella activity sheets including mazes, spot the difference and Cinderella movie Bingo cards all using images from the new live action Cinderella movie. 

Make these pumpkin muffins inspired by Cinderella‘s enchanted pumpkin carriage

Or these fabric rag mice inspired by Cinderella’s mice friends Jaq and Gus

Cinderella inspires us all to “have courage and be kind” so channel that message with these Cinderella inspired printable colouring pages

 

Lion King Activities

The Lion King Colouring Pages based on the new live action Lion King movie, also  including a Simba mask to print out and wear for imaginary play fun. 

Or try this huge selection of Rawr-some lion crafts which will fit nicely with the Lion King movie

Toy Story Crafts

The Toy story movies are an absolute classic with a place in every Pixar and Disney lover’s heart.

Everyone loves Forky from Toy Story 4. Make your own Forky craft just like Bonnie in the movie with this simple tutorial from Simple EveryDay Mom

Prepare for Christmas with this Buzz Lightyear Christmas ornament paper craft from The Purple Pumpkin Blog. These will look awesome hanging on your Christmas tree. 

Aladdin Activities 

Just how cute are these Aladdin character toilet paper roll crafts from Artsy Momma? She even provides free printables that you can use to make these – great if you only have a little time for crafting. 

Make your own genie lamp with this tutorial from Home Literacy Blue Print. She also has a few more amazing Aladdin crafts so be sure to check out her post.

Try these Aladdin coloring pages based on the new live action Aladdin movie with Will Smith and Naomi Scott. 

Winnie the Pooh Craft

Make this simple craft to create your own paper plate Winnie the Pooh with paint and scissors 

Inside Out Crafts

Make this simple Rice Krispy Treat Recipe inspired by Bing Bong from Inside Out. The kids will love it and it makes a perfect snack for movie night. 

The Good Dinosaur Coloring

Print out these The Good Dinosaur coloring pages and activity sheets featuring Arlo and his friends. 

Spiderman Crafts and Coloring 

Marvel characters like Spider-Man now come under the Disney umbrella. 

Why not try these spider-man coloring pages and activity sheets to dot to dot. Maybe you would also like this printable superhero memory game

Make a paper plate Spiderman craft 

or try these Spiderman cake ideas for a Spiderman birthday party 

If you don’t have time to make your own Disney craft, check out some of the best Disney Crafts available on Etsy (affiliate)

How about some cute Minnie storage jars for the kids to save up money for your family trip to Disneyworld?

Minnie Mouse storage jars 

This 50th anniversary Disney T-shirt from Etsy is super cute in both the heather navy, or pink color ways. 

Disney ears are a must for a trip to the parks. If you don’t have time for DIY Mickey Mouse ears this time, How about these personalised Disney ears for all the family available on Etsy.

We hope you enjoyed this fun selection of Disney crafts for all the family. Which one will you choose for your perfect Disney craft?

Check out our recommendations for the best Disney Halloween movies to watch during October and our collection of 25 free Disney printables 

Which is your favorite movie and characters? Share with us in the comments. 

7 thoughts on “The Best Disney Crafts & Activities for Kids to Bring the Magic of Disney to your Day”

  1. Next time my grandchildren come to stay I will suggest we try some of these activities. They love Disney films so should enjoy crafting.

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  2. I can’t get enough of smart craft ideas for kids and these Disney-themed ones are really cool!
    I love the Frozen mini world inside the egg box, simple and ingenious at the same time.
    Thanks for sharing!

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