You may think only of gift bags and presents when you think of tissue paper, but these 15 tissue paper crafts for kids will have you thinking again. Just look at all the neat things you can  make with tissue paper and a little creativity.

15 Tissue Paper Crafts for Kids

15 Tissue Paper Crafts for Kids

1. Stained Glass Kites: These colorful stained glass kites will really brighten your day! Find the tutorial over at Make and Takes.

Stained Glass Kites

2. Snowy Day Tissue Paper Art: Snow is the secret ingredient in this colorful craft. Find the tutorial over at Fireflies and Mudpies.

Snowy Day Tissue Paper Art

3. Tissue Paper Bottle Art: If you’re looking for an art project that’s also a great gift, these vases could be just the thing you need. Find the tutorial over at Homemade Hooplah.

Tissue Paper Bottle Art

4. Tissue Paper Flowers: Almost any day is made better with flowers- and these ones won’t wilt! Find the tutorial over at Make and Takes.

Tissue Paper Flowers

5. Under the Sea Preschool Craft: This ocean themed craft makes use of several different art supplies for a neat contrast in texture. Find the tutorial over at Daisy Cottage Designs.

Under the Sea Preschool Craft

6. Tissue Paper Flower Pot: It’s always fun planting flowers in a pot you’ve decorated yourself! Find the tutorial over at From ABCs to ACTs.

Tissue Paper Flower Pot

7. Yarn Wrapped Blossoming Spring Tree: This craft is such a fun way to celebrate spring! Aren’t those blossoms gorgeous? Find the tutorial over at I Heart Crafty Things.

Yarn Wrapped Blossoming Spring Tree

8. Tissue Paper Headband: Tissue paper on your head? Why not, when it looks this cute! Find the tutorial over at Make and Takes.

Tissue Paper Headband

9. Tissue Paper Dinosaur: This dinosaur’s skin really has some texture, thanks to tissue paper! Find the tutorial over at The Adventures of J-Man and MillerBug.

Tissue Paper Dinosaur

10. Tissue Paper Flower Napkin Rings: These tissue paper flower napkin rings are perfect for your next tea party! Find the tutorial over at A Mom With a Lesson Plan.

Tissue Paper Flower Napkin Rings

11. Wax Paper Leaf Sun Catchers: You can catch the last of the sun before winter comes with these fall leaf sun catchers. Find the tutorial over at Make and Takes.

Wax Paper Leaf Sun Catchers

12. It’s An Orange Aardvark Craft: Concentric circles play so nicely with the light in the window! Find the tutorial over at Playing By The Book.

It's An Orange Aardvark Craft

13. Glowing Campfire Craft: Perfect for a campout on the living room floor! Find the tutorial over at Buggy and Buddy.

Glowing Campfire Craft

14. Recycled CD Ice Cream Craft: If you’re looking to recycle those old CDs, try this fun ice cream craft! Find the tutorial over at Make and Takes.

Recycled CD Ice Cream Craft

15. Tissue Paper Apple Craft: The tissue paper really brings this bright apple to life, don’t you think? Find the tutorial over at The Suburban Mom.

Tissue Paper Apple Craft

Tissue paper is such a colorful, versatile crafting material! I hope you have fun trying some of the craft ideas listed here. Happy crafting!

15 Tissue Paper Crafts for Kids