Folding Surprise: Monster Paper Craft for Kids

Learn how to draw a surprise big-mouthed monster

This is a simple activity that requires just a sheet of paper, writing or coloring utensil, and a bit of imagination!

The idea is to create a folded-up surprise. At first glance, your monster drawing appears docile, calm, and maybe even CUTE but that when you unfold the paper the monster reveals its scary side!

Let’s take a look at how it works…

Learn how to draw a surprise big-mouthed monster. This is a simple activity that requires just a sheet of paper, writing or coloring utensil, and a bit of imagination!

Awwwweeee, look at this CUTE ‘lil monster…hi!!!

First, start by folding your paper. Draw your CUTE monster’s top half of the face/head on the top flap and draw the bottom half of the monster’s face/head on the bottom flap.

Looking for a simple, fun monster craft to do with kids? Try out this SURPRISE folding monster surprise!

Hold-up! Ahhh — maybe this is a scary monster! I will go away!!!!

Next, unfold your paper and draw the SCARY version of your monster in the remaining space. Get creative. Perhaps your monster has sharp teeth, a tongue, or even a little surprise person in there! Yikes!

Get creative drawing the SCARY version of your foldable monster. This one has a little person in there! Oh my!

We especially love this playful paper craft because its so fitting for our son’s elementary-boy humor!

Meet Jeff – Another Suprise Foldable Monster Paper Craft

Here’s another example of this creative foldable monster kids craft. We went through a season of our life, where we met a new monster daily!

I think this is a great activity for any time of the year, but might be especially perfect during the fall around Halloween (Check out our other Halloween-centric LEGO builds and kids craft activities)!

Learn how to create a CUTE/SCARY combo paper folded monster drawing. Perfect for kids!

Oh my, Jeff, what big teeth you have!

And the big reveal: Jeff is starting to look scary. Make your own DIY Folded Cute/Scary Monster Kids Craft.

Ahhhh! Jeff, You’re So Scary!

This is the surprise SCARY view of Jeff the previously CUTE monster. Learn how to make your own Cute/Scary Surprise Foldable Paper Craft.

Video How To: Draw a Surprise Folded Monster Craft

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Folding Surprise: Monster Paper Craft for Kids

Learn how to draw a surprise big-mouthed monster. This is a simple activity that requires just a sheet of paper, writing or coloring utensil, and a bit of imagination!

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