Paper Sun Craft (Free Template)

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Make the supplies for this Sun craft for a group of kids, with step-by-step instructions and Free Printable Template!

Check out these simple and cute suns! Kids will love making them. Get the Free Paper Sun Printable below and you will be able to make enough supplies for a group of 20 kids (or more!) with about 10 minutes of cutting.

sun craft for toddlers by Crafting Jeannie

Here’s what you need (This post contains affiliate links to the products mentioned. Read my disclosure policy for more information):

Make this Paper Sun Craft while reading these Fun Books:

Step 1: Download and Print the Free Template

Download the Free Paper Sun Printable. You will be stapling the template to sheets of colored paper to cut out the shapes.

Step 2: Staple and Cut Out the Craft Shapes

cute sun craft printable ready for cutting
print template and staple to multiple sheets of paper before cutting

Once you have the print outs, staple them to construction paper and cut out the shapes you need.

Note: If you want to make this craft with a group of kids, you can staple the template to up to 10 sheets of copy paper, 5 sheets of cardstock or 5-8 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 cut off all parts of the pages that have staples, make sure to re-staple the sheets that are left. Whenever you’re cutting multiple sheets at a time, make sure they are always stapled together!

Step 3: How to Assemble

The kids will just need to glue it all together and make it their own!

Paper Sun craft one sun with bow and one sun with sunglasses
  1. Glue the circle face onto the sun rays
  2. Personalize the sun with a bow, sunglasses, and/or pink cheeks
  3. Draw on the rest of the face
  4. Don’t forget to put your name on the back

And you’re finished!

This is a great craft for summer time, and easy enough for preschool, elementary, Scouts or just a fun craft at home idea.

More Summer Crafts

If you liked this craft, check out some of my other Summer Crafts.

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

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    4 thoughts on “Paper Sun Craft (Free Template)”

    1. Hello Jeannie!
      Adelle is so excited to do this project especially on such a dreary day! I love the book options and the ease of ordering them. I have never heard of Worm Weather and Will You Be My Sunshine. I need to check them out!
      Thank you,

      1. Hi Jess, You are most welcome! I love making and sharing these crafts. And thanks for your message. I’m so glad you like the sun craft and the book suggestions! Have a great day!

    2. Betty M. Croley

      I love using the craft ideas and suggested books in a story time group. The crafts are so simple and cute.

      1. Thanks so much Betty! I’m so glad the crafts and book suggestions are working for your story time 🙂 Have a wonderful day!

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