3D Hot Air Balloon Craft

Check out this fun and colorful summer craft to make with the kids! 


You can either watch the Video Tutorial on Youtube

or follow the directions below.



  • Blue paper
  • Brown paper
  • White paper
  • Green & pink paper (you can also use any other 2 colors of your choice)
  • Black marker
  • Glue
  • Scissors


Cut 2 balloon shapes in the green paper and 2 balloon shapes in the pink paper. Then cut a square out of the brown paper for the wicker basket. 


Fold the 4 balloon shapes that you just cut out in half and set aside. 


Add glue to the first folded balloon shape and place it on the middle of the blue sky paper. Then line up and glue another balloon shape onto it. Continue adding the folded paper balloon shapes until all 4 have been glued together, creating your 3D balloon.


Add glue to the brown paper basket and glue it about 2 inches below the balloon. Then take your black marker and draw lines for the strings holding the wicker basket to the balloon. 


Take your white paper and cut out several clouds and glue them on the blue paper. 



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