Easy DIY Wrapping Paper Ideas

Here is a collection of easy DIY wrapping paper ideas, many of which are simple enough for toddlers and preschoolers to make. Gifts or keepsakes which the kids have made are always well received and wrapping them in homemade gift wrap or a lovingly made gift bag is a perfect finishing touch. 


Easy DIY wrapping paper ideas. Homemade gift wrap or gift bag ideas that the kids can make.  Simple enough for toddlers and preschoolers.  Fun painting and printing ideas.


As well as making your own DIY wrapping paper do think about making your own gifts or keepsakes for family and friends as they are always really appreciated, especially by parents and grandparents. Take a look at our ever growing collection of keepsake crafts for kids to make

Most of the ideas shared involve painting or printing a design onto large pieces of paper.  We would recommend getting a large roll of paper to print onto or using brown paper bags. 



Easy DIY Wrapping paper Ideas



Take a look at the fabulous DIY wrapping paper idea shared below and click on the links for full details. 


Footprint Reindeer Wrapping Paper (idea from 'Skip to my Lou')
Cover gift wrap with footprints and then turn the prints into cute pictures like on this reindeer wrapping paper. 


Sponge Printed Gift Bags 
Use sponge shapes and print them onto gift bags.  Once the paint has dried you can add details with pens and glue on sequins and glitter. 


Rolling Pin Printed Gift Wrap (idea from 'Childhood 101')
Find different textures and wrap them around a rolling pin.  Dip them in paint and then roll them across a large sheet of paper. 


2D Shape Painting
Make some shapes from cardboard tubes and use them to print with.  This is a fun way to make wrapping paper and help toddlers learn their shapes at the same time. 


Lego Printed Wrapping Paper (idea from 'No Time for Flashcards')
Here is another use for large pieces of lego (duplo). Dip them in paint and then use them to print onto a roll of paper. The resulting pattern looks really cool!

Cookie Cutter Printed Gift Wrap or Gift Bags
Use different shapes cookie cutters to print onto gift wrap or brown paper bags. Using a heart ma
kes this a perfect wrapping paper to use for a loved one. 


Have fun trying out some of these easy DIY wrapping paper ideas. What else could you find to print with? 


Take a look at our homemade gift ideas and all our keepsake gift ideas that kids can make.  You might find the perfect gift to make and wrap for someone you love. 


Easy DIY wrapping paper ideas. Homemade gift wrap or gift bag ideas that the kids can make.  Simple enough for toddlers and preschoolers.  Fun painting and printing ideas.






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