Cardboard Chick Craft (with chick template)

Springtime is an amazing time to get crafty! There are so many fun and colourful craft ideas floating around. For those days when you are stuck inside we have this cute Cardboard Chick Craft. These little chicks are the cutest thing ever and we have a printable chick template to help you make them. The best part is that they can be made from recycled cardboard.

chick craft

Grab our free printable chick template below and make your own little chick cuties!

Looking for more chick craft ideas to make during Easter time?

We got you covered! Our mix-and-match Paper Chick Craft is just adorable and the free template makes it easy to put it together in a flash. Alternatively, we have wooden egg chicks for you to make or our paper doily chick craft which is just too cute for words! 

If you prefer using printables to make crafts then check out our Easter Colouring Pages that can be glued together to create a fabulous 3d Easter scene.

Cardboard Chick Craft

Chick Craft Supplies:

  • Cardboard
  • Sandpaper or other Textured Material
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Oil Pastels

Cardboard Chick Craft Instructions:

chick cardboard craft

STEP 1: Trace your chick

To begin making your chick craft, first make sure to download our printable chick template. Once that's done, print it out and trace it onto the cardboard and your sandpaper sheet (or other textured material you've decided to use)

cardboard craft

STEP 2: Colour in!

Take your oil pastels and start colouring! Colour the cardboard using a chick's usual colours or your kid's favourite ones. It's all about getting creative. How cute would a bright pink chick look!

STEP 3: Blending time

Once you're happy with the coloured cardboard, it's time for the messiest and funniest part of this craft! Using your fingertips,  blend the oil pastels until you like the result.

chick template

STEP 4: Putting it together

Now, take all the different chick's parts and put them together with a bit of glue. Let it dry and then find a place to display you cute little chicks!

cardboard chick craft

Adding a bow tie or a flower in your chick's hair is a nice added touch! 

cardboard chick craft with chick template


To download this Chick Craft Printable for free click on the link below. For personal or classroom use only. Not for redistribution. All images are copyrighted. Thank you.

chick template

Adorable, I know! Making these cute little chicks is a wonderful way to spend some quality time with your kids while having tons of fun. This cardboard chick craft is great for creativity and imagination, which is always a good thing and our chick template makes it super easy. You can use these cuties as decor for Easter or hang them up in your kid's rooms!

Chick craft for kids. An easy recycled cardboard craft using our printable chick template. A fun Easter craft for kids or Spring activity for kids.

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