It is great for kids to keep up their imagination – and these crafts will put that to the test and give them hours of make believe fun. These cowboy crafts for kids will help any little one be the world’s best cowboy!
With these fun and easy crafts, the kids can make their very own cowboy costumes and other dress up costumes.
These fun cowboy crafts have a dual benefit:
- first, it’s a ton of fun to spend time together crafting
- then, the kids can have hours of fun acting and pretending to be cowboys
Nothing develops an active imagination like the combination of crafts and playing pretend! These cowboy crafts can also be a lot of fun to create at a cowboy themed, or western themed birthday party.
Also, if you want to teach the kids in school about cowboys and western history, have them make some of these cowboy crafts.
We’ve also thought up a few other dress up crafts to add in here too!
Every cowboy town needs a sheriff. Show your authority with this home-made badge!
Supplies: Cardboard, Yellow paint, Paint brush, Bobby pin, Black marker, Gold sparkle paint, Sheriffs badge template, Glue, Scissors
Every cowboy needs a horse, it is just a must! This craft will allow the kids to use the broom handle, and easily put it back when they are done playing.
Supplies: Cardboard, Brown paint, Paint brush, Black marker, Paper towel roll, Construction paper (white and black), String (or yarn), Hole punch, Glue, Scissors
Another cute horse tutorial kids can try. I'd say give the girls in your group this one 😉
What a cute craft! Kids will be delighted to wear this hat!
Other Fun Dress Up Crafts
Magical Fairy Wand: Not every little girl wants to be a cowgirl… so here’s some dress up ideas to transform into a beautiful fairy!
- Pipe cleaners (sparkly ones)
- Craft foam
- Glitter Paint
- Popsicle stick
- Paint brush
Pirate Crafts: Create your own pirate themed crafts. Learn some fun Pirate crafts that will help you decorate for a pirate theme, or dress yourself up like a mighty pirate
We will show you how to make:
- Pirate hats
- Eye patches
Spoon Puppets: A fun way to turn spoons into puppets for your puppet shows.
I know these cowboy crafts for kids and other dress up crafts will give your kids with hours of fun and excitement! It is everything you need to turn them into a cowboy or cowgirl.
If your little one doesn’t want to be a cowboy, maybe they would rather be a pirate like Jack Sparrow!
Check out our Pirate Crafts for Kids for a home made pirate costume.