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Coffee Filter Crafts for Kids of All Ages!

Looking for some inexpensive crafts to make with your kids? Here are 40 coffee filter crafts that kids of all ages will enjoy — even adults!

Coffee Filter Crafts for kids of all ages

I would venture to say that every craft closet should have coffee filters in it. Why? They are really inexpensive! Plus, they are fun and easy to use in numerous different ways.

They can be painted, dyed, colored or kept plain. You can cut them, sew them, twist, and fold them.

Is it just me, or am I starting to write like Dr. Seuss? Would you use them in your house? Would you make them into a mouse? The answers would have to be yes and yes!

Coffee Filter Art Projects

The most popular coffee filter craft for kids is probably the butterfly. Here are two different versions for you to check out:

  • The traditional coffee filter butterfly with a clothespin body.
  • An origami coffee filter butterfly where you fold the coffee filter into a butterfly.

The most popular coffee filter DIY home decor is the wreath. To see what I mean, here is my version of a coffee filter wreath.

However, there are so many other crafts and DIY projects you can make using filters. Here is just a small sample of what I found online.

This is a list of the 40 best coffee filter crafts, so you know there are a ton more out there! Scroll down and get some inspiration for your next DIY..

Oh! Before you scroll, let me go back to Dr. Seuss. Here is how you can use coffee filters in your house and here is a coffee filter mouse! I told you the answers were yes.

Coffee Filter Crafts

Here are 40 coffee filter crafts that kids of all ages will enjoy — even adults! Bonus? They are super inexpensive.

Everyday Coffee Filter Crafts

These coffee filter crafts can be done any time of year. In the next section I've listed some holiday coffee filter crafts. Below that are some crafts you and your child can complete together.

Seasonal & Holiday Coffee Filter Crafts

Here are some coffee filter ideas you can do for various holidays. Scroll down to see some crafts kids and parents can complete together.

Family Coffee Filter Crafts

Here are some coffee filter ideas you can work on with your kids.


Are you ready to add filters to your craft closet? If you enjoyed these coffee filter crafts, I’d love for you to check out these other fun ideas made with common home and craft supplies: