Have a lot of coffee filters lying around your house, but you’ve sworn to cut down on caffeine? Just give them to your kids to make fun and cool art projects, and your problem is solved!
You'll neither be spending dollars on craft supplies nor wasting the filters you’ve already bought.
Keep reading to find 30+ amazing coffee filter craft ideas that your little one will definitely enjoy!
- 1.Coffee Filter Roses
- 2.Peonies That Look Bona Fide
- 3.Coffee Filter Poinsettia
- 4.Coffee Filter Flower Tiara
- 5.Coffee Filter Daffodils
- 6.Steamy Autumn Leaves
- 7.Colorful Fall Trees
- Coffee Filter Crafts That Can Double As A Home Decor
- 8.Tie Dye Coffee Filter Art
- 9.Coffee Filter Umbrella
- 10.Coffee Filter Ballerinas
- 11.Solar System Sun Catcher
- 12.Leaf Garland
- 13.Psychedelic Snowflakes
- 14.Coffee Filter Dolls
- Love Animals? Check Out These Animal Inspired Ideas
- 15.Coffee Filter Penguin
- 16.Coffee Filter Peacock
- 17.Coffee Filter Butterflies
- 18.Coffee Filter Jellyfish
- 19.Rainbow Fish
- Revive The Christmas Spirit With These Christmasy Craft Ideas
- 20.Coffee Filter Snowman
- 21.Coffee Filter Christmas Tree
- 22.Coffee Filter Christmas Card
- 23.Coffee Filter Christmas Garlands
- 24.Christmas Wreath
- 25.Coffee Filter Santa
- 26.Coffee Filter Christmas Snowflakes
- Why Only Christmas? We Have Ideas For Other Festivals Too!
- 27.Coffee Filter Turkey
- 28. Coffee Filter Bats
- 29.Tie Dye Coffee Filter Monsters
- 30. Coffee Filter Spider Webs
- It's Craft Time!
1.Coffee Filter Roses
These coffee filter roses are the easiest to make yet look the coolest. Your kid can probably make a bunch of them within an hour or two. The supplies you need to make these are most probably present in your house. So just check out this tutorial by Kidsactivitiesblog and start making your own rose bouquet!
2.Peonies That Look Bona Fide
These coffee filter peonies look so beautiful that, at a glance, you won't be able to spot that they are fake!Make a bundle of them by following the tutorial by Pretty Petals and put them in a wreath, garland, or bouquet. If your kid loves flowers, put them in the room as a decor they made themselves.
3.Coffee Filter Poinsettia
This coffee filter flower idea is perfect for matching the Christmas vibes. Instead of plastic bows, you can put them on top of the presents to add that special touch.
Darcy Brain shows how you can transform dull and boring coffee filters into these beautiful and vibrant Christmas plants.
4.Coffee Filter Flower Tiara
What's better than a craft idea that your little princess can wear and flaunt? Whether they are dressing as a forest fairy or just want to have a flower crown like Moana, this flower tiara will be the perfect match.
The tutorial by The Kitchen Table Classroom will show you how to make this coffee filter flower tiara step by step.
5.Coffee Filter Daffodils
These cheerful flowering bulbs of Daffodils are perfect for capturing the spring essence.But what if it's not Spring yet, and your kid wants to enjoy it? Don't worry! Just give them some coffee filters, straws, colors, and glue, and they are all set to make their very own coffee filter daffodil garden.
6.Steamy Autumn Leaves
This is not just any leaf-making project but one with a magical process. Your kid will be amazed watching the colors bleed on the coffee filter and make amazing patterns.
This coffee filter leaf craft is perfect for an autumn day activity. It is so easy and fun to do that in no time, your little one will end up in a pile of these leaves!
7.Colorful Fall Trees
This colorful forest craft will be perfect for your safari-loving kid. They can have their very own miniature forest with these colorful trees and toy animals and be its forest ranger.
Bring out those extra coffee filters and cardboard tube rolls to make these easy-peasy colorful fall trees.
Coffee Filter Crafts That Can Double As A Home Decor
8.Tie Dye Coffee Filter Art
Tie-dying has recently been very popular. From clothes to home decor, they are everywhere!
So why not hop onto the trend and make some cool tie-dye art pieces with coffee filters? Don't worry; this won't be as complicated as the original tie dying, but the results will be pretty close.
9.Coffee Filter Umbrella
If your kid is a little too young for the ideas we have shared so far, then this super easy one will definitely work for them!This coffee filter umbrella is a perfect craft idea to keep your child busy on a rainy day.
10.Coffee Filter Ballerinas
If your kid is into dancing, then they'll be intrigued to make these cute ballerina tutus!
You can make them on top of a card or use them as cutouts to stick on the wall. Either way, they'll look adorable!
Check out Kim's tutorial for free printable ballerina silhouettes that'll make the job one step easier.
11.Solar System Sun Catcher
If your young genius is a space enthusiast and dreams of being an astronaut someday, then they are definitely going to love this idea. Start their space learning by making these fun solar system sun catchers. These will not only help them grow their knowledge but will also add to their creativity!
This nature-themed DIY piece of home decor will be a great add-on to your child's room. If you love to revamp your house based on the seasons, then just go for this idea.
This coffee filter falls leaf garland is a wonderfully simple project that your youngster will ace single-handedly.
No one will believe that a 10-year-old made this gorgeous and intricate-looking decorative piece!
It's already super simple to make. On top of that, Ana's step-by-step tutorial makes it a cakewalk. Check out her tutorial to make tons of different coffee filter psychedelic snowflakes.
Plus, don't forget to download the free snowflake-making template she's giving out!
14.Coffee Filter Dolls
Who thought you could make such beautiful little dolls just with a pipe cleaner and coffee filters?
Why buy those overpriced barbies when you can teach your kid how to make a doll on their own?
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15.Coffee Filter Penguin
Penguins are just adorable, and their waddling walk makes them the cutest animals ever! Sadly we don't get to see them enough, so why not make a penguin of our own? Plus, they will go perfectly with your winter decorations. These coffee filter penguins are super easy to make. So make tons of them and have your own rookery of penguins.
16.Coffee Filter Peacock
Can you think of any other bird that is more beautiful than a peacock? So it won't be fair if we make an animal-themed section and not include a peacock!
17.Coffee Filter Butterflies
Who doesn't love gazing at butterflies fluttering around and fanning their vibrant wings while they sit on a flower?
18.Coffee Filter Jellyfish
I am a marine life enthusiast and can spend hours and hours gazing at those giant aquariums that are filled with colorful fish. And jellyfish have always fascinated me. So why not make a coffee filter jellyfish? Also, this quick and easy craft idea will be a perfect addition to your toddler's beach unit study.
Don't worry if the last fish failed to impress your little one cause this one definitely won't. This colorful rainbow fish looks like something straight out of Finding Nemo. Check out crafty morning's page for a step-by-step guide to making them.
Revive The Christmas Spirit With These Christmasy Craft Ideas
20.Coffee Filter Snowman
Do you live in a palace where snowfall isn't a thing, so you never had the chance to make a snowman? I can't make snow fall, but I can definitely show you how to make a snowman without snow.
All you need is some coffee filters, colorful papers, scissors, and Selena's tutorial on making a coffee filter snowman craft.
21.Coffee Filter Christmas Tree
If you live in a small house or your kid wants an exclusive Christmas tree to put in their room, then this craft idea is for you!
Grab a bunch of coffee filters and glue, and follow this tutorial by Ngoc Nguyen to make an adorable, little, snowy Christmas tree.
22.Coffee Filter Christmas Card
Handmade Christmas cards are always more special than store-bought ones, right?
This projectwithkids tutorial shows how you can make a bunch of different Christmas cards using your coffee filters.
Not only will you make use of those extra coffee filters, but you will also save some bucks on buying greeting cards.
23.Coffee Filter Christmas Garlands
Garlands are a staple in everyone's Christmas decorations. So why not make some using coffee filters? I had no idea one could make such unique and beautiful Christmas garlands with coffee filters and colors! So don't forget to check this one out, or it'll be your loss.
Your Christmas decorations will be incomplete without a Christmas wreath! When I was a kid, I always tried to choose a wreath that stood out in the crowd.
Only if I knew that I could make such amazing wreaths out of coffee filters! But now that you know, share this with your kid and make some stunning Christmas wreaths that no one else will have!
25.Coffee Filter Santa
Can you believe these adorable Santa trinkets are made of coffee filters and clothespins? Aren’t they the cutest!These coffee filter Santas are so easy to make that you can make dozens of them in an hour.
26.Coffee Filter Christmas Snowflakes
Paper snowflakes are considered an indispensable part of Christmas decorations in many households. They alone are enough to transform your house into a winter wonderland!So, quickly check out this step-by-step tutorial on how to make coffee filter snowflakes.
Why Only Christmas? We Have Ideas For Other Festivals Too!
27.Coffee Filter Turkey
This coffee filter turkey craft is perfect for keeping your little tornado busy while you're busy preparing the Thanksgiving meal.
They are so easy that you don't need to help your kids at all. It'll not only keep them busy, but you'll also get these cute thanksgiving decorations as well.
28. Coffee Filter Bats
These coffee filters will be the star of your next Halloween decoration, and I can vouch for that! I just can't get over how simple they are to make and still turn out so cute. Plus, if your kid has to make a Halloween project for their school, then you must show them this tutorial by Darcy Brain so that they can make it without your help.
29.Tie Dye Coffee Filter Monsters
This coffee filter craft is perfect for sparking the imagination of your little one. As a bonus, they can be perfect Halloween decorations too. Making these coffee filter monsters requires very few art supplies and even less time.
30. Coffee Filter Spider Webs
Can you imagine your Halloween decorations without spiderwebs? I CAN'T. Don't worry, because these spiderwebs are not at all messy to clean and are easy to make. You can make these colorful ones or go for classic black and white, whatever matches your theme.
It's Craft Time!
Now that you have these 30 amazing craft ideas that you can do with coffee filters, don't wait anymore!
Also, make sure to comment below with your favorite and what other upcycling projects you want to see in the future!