These Pokemon bookmarks are such a fun craft for Pokemon fans. This is an easy Pokemon craft idea, perfect for a Pokemon party. Click here to see how she makes this Pokemon craft for kids in minutes!
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, we love Pokemon as much as our kids and it’s starting to show. It’s just so easy to come up with fun Pokemon craft ideas for kids and then… Well, you’re down a rabbit hole of making Pokemon puppets and Pokeball cupcakes.
It’s not all bad, though. The kids really enjoy it.
And, for our Pokemon party that’s coming up, we’re going to have a fun crafting activity where each little one is going to be able to make their own Pokemon bookmark to take home! How cool is that?! Let’s get started.
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Tips to Make this Pokemon Craft
- First, let the kids do all the heavy lifting on this one. I made a couple to work out how to make them and then take pictures, but this is a Pokemon craft for kids. Let them do it and they’ll love you for it.
- Pick as many shades of paper you have. There are so many Pokemon in so many colors so matching what we’ve done isn’t a priority.
- Don’t let these Pokemon bookmarks go into just any book. My favorite series (for early readers) are these Pokémon chapter books(for early readers) are these Pokémon chapter books. If you have an older child, these are the Pokémon books we are really enjoying now.
How Do I Make this Pokemon Bookmarks?
I’m so glad you asked. Below is our written tutorial. If you have any questions, please ask in the comments below.
- Colored craft papers
- Cardstock paper
- Pokémon Templates
- Craft glue
- Select colored craft papers and cardstock paper for the Pikachu bookmark. Trace the Pikachu patterns on the selected craft paper from the given template. Trace the bookmark base on the cardstock paper. Now cut out the traced pattern with scissors.
- Use a black sharpie to trace the black part of Pikachu’s ears’ topside.
- Attach the ear cut-outs on the top backside of the head cut out. Attach the eye cut-outs on their appropriate places. Use a black sharpie to draw the other features of Pikachu and use a red sharpie to draw the 2 circles on both cheeks.
- Take the semi-circular part and the bookmark base cut out. Attach the semi-circular paper on the bookmark base, keeping the curved side of the semi-circular part facing outwards and also make sure to keep 2 cm extra on that side. Do not apply glue along the straight side for now.
- Grab the 2 hand cut-outs of Pikachu and insert them under the semi-circular paper’s straight side. After placing both hand cut-outs under the semi-circular paper, apply glue and attach it with the bookmark base.
- Now attach the head (of Pikachu) on the bookmark base, by overlapping 1 cm of the semi-circular paper’s curved side.
- The bookmark making process is the same for making the rest of the characters. Select appropriate colored craft papers for each character and craft along!
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More Pokemon Craft Ideas You Might Like
- Pokemon Paper Puppets – If you’re looking for a simple craft idea to keep the kids busy for a while–and something they’ll love until it falls apart, these puppets are exactly what you need.
- Pikachu Plush Pattern – For a kiddo who wants to sleep with a Pikachu curled up beside them, this simple beginner’s project is fast, and you end up with the world’s cutest detective.
- Pokemon Notebooks – I think this is the best Pokemon craft for kids. It allows your tiny trainer to jot down notes about their beasties and keep up with how many Squirtles they have in their Pokeballs.
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