Emoji Craft (Free Template)

Easy Emoji craft by Crafting Jeannie

Make this easy Emoji craft with paper or with paper plates. Find step-by-step instructions and Easy Paper Crafts on CraftingJeannie.com!

How much fun are these emoji faces?! You can make them with construction paper or a yellow paper plate. You can even add a popsicle stick to the plate and kids will love holding it up to their faces.

Get the Free Emoji Craft Printable below and you will be able to make enough supplies for 12 kids (or more!) with about 10 minutes of cutting.

Watch the Emoji Craft video and see how easy it is to make the supplies and assemble this easy Preschool Craft:

Did you know Emoji is Japanese for “Picture Word”? Pretty cool, read more at Wikipedia.

Here’s What You Need:

Here’s your Emoji craft supply list (This post contains affiliate links to the products mentioned. Read my disclosure policy for more information):

Make this Easy Emoji Craft while reading these Fun Books:

Step 1: Download and Print the Free Emoji Craft Printable Template

Download the Free Emoji Craft Printable. In the next step, learn how to quickly cut out as many shapes as you need.

emoji template printable pages
The Emoji craft template pdf includes everything you need for this craft.

Step 2: Staple and cut out the Emoji shapes

Once you have the Emoji craft template printed out, staple it to construction paper and cut out multiple shapes at a time.

emoji template ready to cut
Staple the templates to multiple sheets of colored paper

You can staple the template to up to 10 sheets of copy paper, 5 sheets of cardstock or 6-10 sheets of construction paper.

So, did you know, you can staple together 10 pieces of copy paper and cut out 10 shapes at a time?! That’s my SECRET to fast & easy crafting.

Stapling the paper is very important because it makes sure it doesn’t move as you cut. The more staples the better. Cardstock is the thickest so you may only be able to cut 5 sheets at a time.

Tip: While you’re cutting, if you’ve cut off all parts of the pages that have staples, make sure to re-staple the sheets that are left. 

Step 3: How to Assemble

The kids will have so much fun making their own fun and easy emoji!

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  1. Decide if you will be making a paper emoji or plate emoji. Then start by gluing on the eyes.
  2. Glue on the mouth and any extra details.
  3. If you’re making the paper emoji, make sure all the pieces are attached, and you’re finished!
  4. If you’re making the plate emoji, flip the plate over.
  5. Tape the popsicle stick to the back of the plate. I recommend using two pieces of masking tape.
  6. Don’t forget to put your name on the back.
gluing on laughing emoji's eyes

After you select either the paper or yellow plate, start by gluing on the emoji’s eyes.

gluing on laughing emoji's tears

Glue on the mouth and any extra details.

gluing on heart emoji's eyes

If you select the plate, again start by gluing on the eyes.

gluing on heart emoji's mouth

Then glue on the mouth and any extra details.

taping popsicle stick to the back of the emoji plate

Flip the plate over and tape on the popsicle stick. I recommend using two pieces of masking tape.

holding heart emoji plate by popsicle stick

Don’t forget to write your name on the back, and you’re finished!

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The emoji template comes with all five faces. Make one or make them all!

And you’re finished!

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It took me about 10 minutes to have the supplies for 20 kids. How amazing is that?!

This is such a simple and fun craft. It’s perfect for boy scouts, classrooms, birthday parties, or just a fun craft at home idea.

As always, I try to make my crafts fast, easy & inexpensive. Enjoy! 

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