21 Castle Craft Ideas

Your children will become royalty with these castle craft ideas. They can enjoy these entirely customizable castle that is theirs to create a masterpiece. What kid doesn’t dream of being a king or a queen, a prince or princess or even a gallant knight?

Make a DIY Castle from a cardboard box, plastic bottles, simple craft supplies, and other household items. Reuse, recycle, and encourage your child’s imagination!

1. Recycled Cardboard Castle Craft by Kix Cereal

Here’s a winning craft idea: have fun making a cardboard castle craft, creating a play set for future pretend adventures. Raid your recycling bin for cardboard tubes and a box, and craft your own cute recycled cardboard castle. Use your castle for all sorts of open-ended imaginative play, which will provide hours of fun and make old action figures seem new again.

Recycled Cardboard Castle Craft by Kix Cereal

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2. Toilet Paper Roll Ice Castle by Red Ted Art

This is simply a stunning Toilet Paper Roll Castle for kids to make this Winter and Valentine’s Day. Wouldn’t this also make the perfect Frozen movie craft? If you love Elsa and Anna, maybe have a go at this magical ice castle just for them!

Toilet Paper Roll Ice Castle by Red Ted Art

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3. Cardboard Castle Craft For Kids by The Craft Train

Make a cardboard castle from a recycled cardboard box! This is a fun and easy kids craft idea which becomes a DIY toy to inspire imaginative play.

Cardboard Castle Craft For Kids by The Craft Train

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4. Sand Paper Sand Castle Craft by I Heart Crafty Things

This awesome sand castle craft is a great summer activity for kids to make before or after visiting the beach. It’s also a fun and simple way to bring the beach indoors.

Along with the fun of creating your own sand castle craft, this activity is also a great way to refresh or work on learning shapes. The texture of the tissue paper and sand paper also creates a lovely sensory experience for children of all ages.

Sand Paper Sand Castle Craft by I Heart Crafty Things

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5. 3D Paper Castle by Fanfaron

Make a medieval castle out of paper! Impress your teachers with a fabulous school project, or explore the times of knights and fortresses just for fun.

3d paper castle

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6. Castle Craft by Historical Paper Kits

This is a creative project where you can build a castle out of paper or leftover material found at home. Build them on your own, with you friends or kids. Learn about medieval history, reuse materials and let the kids dress up as knights, kings and princesses and have fun.

Castle Craft by Historical Paper Kits

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7. Toy Castle Craft by A Beautiful Mess

Do something different than just recycling— upcycle some of your cardboard waste into a fun and magical toy castle! It’s a bit addicting once you realize how easy these cardboard structures are to make, and how loved they are by children. Who needs to spend a lot of money on fancy dollhouses?

Toy Castle Craft by A Beautiful Mess

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8. Printable Castle Activity by Make Time Together

This fairy-tale, family tree castle is a great activity to encourage children to talk about their families and the people (and pets) that are close to them.

It has 2 layers, so the windows on the outside open up to reveal scenes inside too. It doubles as a coloring page before you assemble it, so this project will keep kids busy for a while.

Printable Castle Activity by Make Time Together

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9. Castle Craft For Kids by Right Now Crafts

Pull out those shoeboxes full of knights, dragons, and pink and purple action figures of all kinds and give them a whole new stage to play on. It can be a fairy-tale setting for gentler play or a serious fortification against trolls and orcs, a mythical kingdom or an actual place.

All you need is an empty cereal box, tape, and scissors. Have the basic castle finished in short order and spend as much or as little time decorating it as you like. If you make more than one you can put them together to form a larger castle or even a walled city.

Castle Craft For Kids by Right Now Crafts

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10. Paper Castle Craft by Instructables

Paper castles are a great craft to do with kids or if you’re just in the mood to cut and glue. You can do this project with just construction paper, scissors, tape and glue.

Paper Castle Craft by Instructables

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11. Paper Castle Decoration by Prima

Looking for a unique way to decorate a children’s bedroom? How about hanging a series of paper castles from a bedroom mantelpiece, window ledge or bunkbed? Position them in easy reach so the kids can put their favorite figures inside.

Paper Castle Decoration by Prima

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12. How To Make A Cardboard Castle by Artful Parent

Here’s how to make a cardboard castle for kids’ pretend play quicker and easier than you thought possible. You’ll want a cardboard box, cardboard tubes, a glue gun, and some paint sticks.

How To Make A Cardboard Castle by Artful Parent

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13. Interlocking Cardboard Castle by Mer Mag

The simplicity of this 2-piece castle makes it easy to assemble and take apart for easy storage. Instead of paint, this one is decorated with duct tape for a less messy and more durable finish. Use knights and princesses from a playset or make your own from cardboard too.

Interlocking Cardboard Castle by Mer Mag

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14. Cardboard Box Castle Craft For Kids by Parents

When it comes to creating fun crafts for your kid, think outside the box. The cardboard box, that is. This huge castle will keep your child entertained for hours and are super simple to put together.

Cardboard Box Castle Craft For Kids by Parents

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15. DIY Castle Building Blocks by Frugal 4 Fun Boys

Create your own castle building blocks set! This is such a fun and open-ended homemade toy that kids will spend hours with. It’s also extremely easy (even if you are not crafty!) and cheap to make. It would be fun to build a set of blocks with your kids’ help, or you can assemble it as a gift.

DIY Castle Building Blocks by Frugal 4 Fun Boys

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16. DIY Cardboard Castle by Scratch With Maria

This DIY Cardboard Castle is the answer to your “I’m bored” dilemma! How much fun would your kids have playing in this beauty? The best part? You can get them involved in the building process.

DIY Cardboard Castle by Scratch With Maria

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17. DIY Paper Princess Castle by Parents

Set the stage for royal fun with a homemade paper castle. Removable felt flags can be pinned to the turrets for a fun party game.

DIY Paper Princess Castle by Parents

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18. How To Make A Play Castle Tutorial by Fleece Fun

This fun play castle fits over a card table to make a sturdy and cute place for your toddler to play. The faux draw bridge will give your little knight complete privacy to hold his “round table meeting”.  The best part is that it folds up into a bag for easy storage when not in use.

How To Make A Play Castle Tutorial by Fleece Fun

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19. Cardboard Cat Castle by Charleston Crafted

Want to build a DIY cardboard castle for your cat? Here is the tutorial that you need to do so! If you want to make a DIY cat house cardboard box, simply adjust your design so you cut it less like a castle and more like a house shape.

Cardboard Cat Castle by Charleston Crafted

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20. Magical Fairy Castle Out Of Plastic Bottles by DIY & Crafts

Turn some old plastic bottles into a cute little decorative item that looks like a miniature manor house. While it’s not a dollhouse in that it doesn’t have interior access, it’s just as cute and it’s made with surprisingly simple materials.

To create this fairly castle, you will use plastic bottles in varying sizes, craft foam, sand, and a lot of glue. And while it looks like something you might find at gardening supply store or a craft fair, it’s actually quite effortless to make!

Magical Fairy Castle Out Of Plastic Bottles by DIY & Crafts

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21. Kids Castle Crafts – Turn A Box Into A Castle

This Kids Castle Crafts is another amazing project to do with your kids. This castle will entertain your kids for hours. It is a simple project which you can spend quality time with your kids building and playing together.

Allow their imagination to run wild whether playing inside the house or out in the garden the possibilities are endless. This can be made with materials lying around the house. It can be colored any way which you and your kids can imagine.

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Materials Used

Boxes – variety of sizes
Paper
Toilet rolls
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Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint Set, 18 Colors
Note: For a castle this size, you will need about 100ml of grey paint. Remove a small amount of the grey paint and add a little black to make a darker grey for the highlights (bricks/bars).
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WITH FREE REIN TO PAINT AND DECORATE THEIR OWN, EACH OF THESE CASTLE CRAFT IDEAS IS A GREAT ACTIVITY FOR ENGAGING YOUR KIDS IMAGINATION!

Be sure to share with us on Facebook any crafts that you do–we’d love to see your creativity at play! Looking for more creative crafts to make with the kids? Check out more fun Kids Crafts here. We have lots of fun crafts for you and your kids to try. Have a perfect family time!

Get fancy and crafty with these great selection of castle craft ideas that will get your little ones (and pets, because why not?) feeling like true royals!

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