21 Emoji Crafts That Are Siri-ously Fun

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These emoji crafts are a fantastic way to get making, spend time as a family and most importantly smile.

If your kids are getting bored of more traditional DIY crafts, then these cute easy emoji craft ideas might be the contemporary solution you've been looking for. The emoji craze became really popular in 2012 when Apple's emoji keyboard was introduced.

Take a read below at our cute fun emoji crafts for kids that we know they'll just love.

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Emoji Bookmarks

Emoji Craft Bookmarks, fun emoji crafts
Image ©  Happy-Go-Lucky

Perfect for: Ages 4 and over

This emoji craft for kids is one of our favourites, and will certainly put the fun back into reading.

You Will Need:

-Coloured A4 card (different colours depending on which DIY emoji you want to make)

-Colouring pens

How-To Instructions:

1. Fold your card in half.

2. Make the card into a square.

3. Fold from corner to corner to make a triangle.

4. Fold both bottom corners to meet the top of the triangle and glue in place.

5. Turn it over and fold the bottom from one layer to the top. Unfold, and fold in the other direction.

6. Print out or draw the emoji face you want on your bookmark! To use it just simply put it on the corner of the page of your book you're reading! It's such an easy example of fun emoji crafts!

Emoji Notebooks

Emoji Craft Notebooks for school, fun emoji crafts
Image © Julia DIY

Perfect for: Ages 3 and over

Make your very own DIY emoji notebook, one of our best emoji crafts for kids!

You Will Need:

-A4 Yellow paper

-Scissors

-Black Pen

-Stapler

How-To Instructions:

1. Fold your yellow paper in half multiple times.

2. Cut so you have a pile of loose individual yellow rectangles.

3. Take your stapler and staple one side of the rectangles together.

4. Now for the fun part, draw your favourite DIY emoji on the front. You'll love it!

Emoji Bunting For An Emoji Party!

Perfect for: Ages 4 and over

This is one of the fun emoji crafts that are perfect if you're thinking of throwing an emoji party! Get the emoji party started and make this adorable DIY emoji bunting!

You Will Need:

-Pieces of scrap fabric (of any colour or pattern you want)

-Thread / Embroidery thread

-Needle

-Fabric Glue

-String

-Fabric scissors

How-To Instructions:

1. Cut triangle shapes from your pieces of scrap fabric (as many as you want the length of the bunting to be)

2. Cut DIY emoji face shapes from the spare fabric to form your emoji appliqué pieces.

3. Stitch your emojis onto your triangles, or for the less experienced at sewing, use glue.

3. Attach your triangles to your string evenly spread apart using thread or glue if easier. The emoji party is ready!

Emoji Mug

Perfect for: Ages 4 and over.

You Will Need:

-Plain Mug

-Waterproof paint and pens

How-To Instructions:

1. Simply take your mug and paint and decorate it with your favourite emojis!

Make Your Own DIY Emoji Balls

Perfect for all ages.

This is one of our craft ideas with a fun game at the end. These DIY emoji balls are an example of emoji crafts which you know your kids will definitely love using at the end.

You Will Need:

-Plain ball (polystyrene balls or old tennis balls work really well)

-Fabric paint or spray paint

-Coloured waterproof pens

How-To Instructions:

1. Get your ball and paint it in whichever colour your DIY emoji face is (we suggest yellow).

2. Let this dry and, after, draw on your emoji face with the pens! It's so simple but such an effective and fun emoji craft to try.

DIY Emoji Masks

emoji masks to use with your friend, fun emoji crafts
Image © Alice & Lois DIY Projects

Perfect for: Ages 3 and over.

This is one of the crafts for kids where your children can really get into their acting spirits. These DIY masks let your kids be their favourite emojis!

You Will Need:

-Coloured A4 card (different colours depending on which DIY emoji you want to make)

-Colouring pens

-Lollypop Stick

-Glue

-Scissors

How-To Instructions

1. Cut a circle shape from the card.

2.Draw on your emojis' face

3. Using the glue attach your lollypop stick to the bottom and you have your emoji mask!

Emoji Sign

Perfect for: Ages 3 and over.

Great for bedroom doors!

You Will Need:

-Cardboard

-Waterproof paint and pens

How-To Instructions:

1. Simply take your cardboard and paint and decorate it with your favourite emojis ready to hang!

Emoji Pom-Poms

emoji pom-poms to decorate with, fun emoji crafts
Image © Make-Film-Play

Perfect for: Ages 4 and over.

Make your very own fluffy emoji smile with this easy crafts for kids.

You Will Need:

-Pom pom maker

-Yellow yarn

-Glue

-Scissors

-Coloured felt

How-To Instructions

1. Wrap your yellow yarn around the pom-pom maker continuously until it's completely covered with a few layers. Cut around the edges of the yarn with scissors around the circle's edge to make the pom-pom.

2. Cut emoji facial shapes from your felt (we love the love heart eyes).

3.Using the glue attach your felt to the pom-pom.

Emoji Pencil Holders

emoji pencil holders, a fun emoji craft
Image © Pysselbolaget

Perfect for: Ages 4 and over

This DIY pencil holder is a perfect way to show off your love for emojis. You can have a complete set with all the emojis.

You Will Need:

-Tin Can (with the label peeled off)

-Yellow Paint

-Coloured pens

How-To Instructions

1. Take the lid of your can. Paint your can with the yellow paint and leave to dry.

2. Once dry draw on your emojis' faces and put your pens in

Emoji Paperclip

Perfect for: Ages 4 and over

You Will Need:

-Bottlecap

-Paperclip

-Glue

-Yellow Paint

-Coloured pens

How-To Instructions

1. Take the cap. Paint your can with the yellow paint and leave to dry.

2. Once dry draw on your emojis' faces and glue to paperclip.

Magnet Emojis

Emoji magnets for the fridge, a fun emoji craft

Perfect for: Ages 4 and over

These magnet emojis will brighten any fridge!  

You Will Need:

-Blank Magnets

-Yellow Paint

-Coloured pens

How-To Instructions

1. Paint your magnets with the yellow paint and leave to dry.

2. Once dry draw on your emojis' faces!

Emoji Poo Pencil Topper

DIY Poo Pencil Topper, a fun emoji crafts
Image © Paging Super Mom

Perfect for: Ages 4 and over.

One of the best crafts for kids to put the love back into learning!

You Will Need:

-Brown Pipe cleaner

-Googly eyes

-Glue

How-To Instructions:

1. Wrap your pipe cleaner in a spiral shape around your pencil top. Leave a thinner bit at the top (this will be the top of your emoji poo).

2.Glue on your google eyes!

DIY Emoji Elbow Patches

Perfect for: Ages 6 and over.

The perfect way to give any wardrobe an emoji makeover! Get some emoji style with these super fun elbow patches!  Sewing these patches onto old pieces of clothing is a great way to recycle and give clothes a new lease of life.

You Will Need:

-Coloured felt

-Embroidery thread

-Embroidery needle

-Scissors

How-To Instructions:

1. Cut your emoji face shapes from the felt, starting with a yellow circle.

2.Using the embroidery thread, embroider the shapes on by stitching around the edges. We reckoned using contrasting coloured thread for an extra stylish punch!

Emoji Hair Clips

Perfect for: Ages 5 and over.

These hair clips are a great addition to anyone's accessory collection, and something your girls will love making and wearing!

You Will Need:

-Coloured felt

-Fabric Glue

-Spare hair clip or bobby pin

How-To Instructions:

1. Cut your emoji face shapes from the felt, starting with a yellow circle.

2.Using the glue, stick the shapes together to form your face. Once this is dry, glue your face onto the side of the clip, and it's ready to wear!

Emoji Jacket

Perfect for: Ages 4 and over.

Style up your wardrobe!

You Will Need:

-Old jacket or coat

-Waterproof fabric paint and pens

How-To Instructions:

1. Simply take your jacket and paint and decorate it with your favourite emojis!

Emoji Necklace

Perfect for: Ages 5 and over.

Your kids will love emoji necklace crafts!

You Will Need:

-Yellow Beads

-Jewellery String

-Coloured Pens

How-To Instructions:

1. On each bead draw on a different emoji facial expression.

2. Thread your beads through the string and you're ready to go! For an alternative version, why not make an emoji bracelet too?

Emoji Badges

Perfect for: Ages 4 and over.

Pin your favourite emoji with these fun easy emoji crafts for kids!

Please note: This craft includes use of sharp objects so children should be supervised with care.

You Will Need:

-Bottle tops

-Yellow Paint

-Coloured Pens

-Safety Pins

How-To Instructions:

1. Take your bottle top, and paint it yellow.

2. Once dry, draw on your fun emoji faces and attach a safety pin to the back.

Emoji Beach Ball

Perfect for: Ages 4 and over.

You Will Need:

-Old beach ball

-Waterproof paint and pens

How-To Instructions:

1. Simply take your beach ball and paint and decorate it with your favourite emoji DIY designs! Don't forget to let it dry!

Emoji Ghost Balloons

Perfect for: Ages 4 and over.

Get in the Halloween spirit with this easy craft!

You Will Need:

-White balloons

-White paper

-Tissue paper

-Black / Pink vinyl adhesive

-Superglue

-Scissors

How-To Instructions:

1. Cut the ghost face shapes from the vinyl. Stick in place on the balloon.

2. Cut your white paper in half and scallop the edge. Glue this to your balloon.

3. Add arm shapes to the side with your white paper.

Emoji Baubles

DIY Emoji Bauble for the Christmas tree, a fun Emoji Craft
Image © Firebox

Perfect for: Ages 4 and over.

You Will Need:

-Plain baubles

-String

-Waterproof paint and pens

How-To Instructions:

1. Simply take your bauble and paint and decorate it with your favourite emojis ready to hang!

Fun Emoji Playdough

Perfect for: Ages 2 and over.

This is one of the fun emoji crafts that are easy for little ones!

You Will Need:

-Playdough

How-To Instructions:

1. Roll the play dough into a ball.

2. Flatten into the face shape and add facial features!

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

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Eleanor Gustard
Lover of arts and crafts

Having loved everything art and crafts so much as a child and wanting to pursue this when she grew up, Eleanor recently moved to London from Bath to study for a degree in Fine Art. Eleanor loves exploring the city in her spare time, especially visiting galleries and seeking out new arts events to go to with her partner. When she’s not out enjoying what the capital has to offer, Eleanor is a keen outdoor adventurer and lover of all things travel, always looking for a new destination to discover.