Activities for children which are fun monkey things to make.  These monkey tutorials include crafts, games, printables for kids, sock monkeys, educational activities, party ideas as well as food recipes.  If you or your child loves monkeys, you are going to love all of these amazing ideas, and I guarantee there will be some monkeying around.  Get it?  I couldn't resist!  {snicker}

Fun Monkey Crafts, Parties and Printables for Kids

Monkey Craft Ideas

Monkey Craft 1.  Printable Monkey Craft ~ How adorable is this painted monkey?!  Print the free template to let your child paint.  Cut it out and assembly.

Monkey Craft Ideas

2.  Handprint Monkey ~ Paint a monkey using your little one's hand print.  It's also a fun lesson for learning the letter M.

Monkey Craft Ideas

3.  Monkey Mask {free template} ~ This monkey mask is perfect for children who don't like having masks on their face.  Attaching it to a craft stick makes it great for holding in front of their face.  Simply, print, color and cut.

Monkey Crafts

Monkey Craft Ideas

Monkey Dress Up 4.  Monkey Headband & Tail ~ Your children will love monkeying around with these super cute monkey ear headbands and tails.  There's a free pattern for a boy and girl version. Winter Beanie 5.  Fleece Monkey Hat {pattern and tutorial} ~  Step by step instructions on how to make a cute monkey beanie for your little one! 6.  Sock Monkey Snuggle Square ~ With just a few simple sewing steps, you will have this adorable Sock Monkey Snuggle Square made in no time. This snuggly is perfect for a boy or girl and it makes a great gift for a baby shower, holidays or birthdays.

Sock Monkey

Sock Monkey

7.  Sock Monkey Party Hat ~ Upcycle a plain party hat into this adorable sock monkey party hat.  Some supplies you will need are craft glue, fabric, ric rac and yarn to make the pom pom.

Sock Monkey

8.  Sock Monkey Puppets {Easy Craft} ~ Check out this adorable easy craft on how to make sock monkey puppets. Use a simple brown paper bag to create your own puppet, then decorate it into any character you want. This adorable craft can also double as a goodie bag at your kid’s next party.

Sock Monkey

9.  How to Sew Sock Monkey ~ Download the free pattern to make your very own sock monkey.  The pattern includes the eyes, ears and pattern for drawing the sock.

Free Printables

Monkey Printables 10.  Pink Monkey Thank You Cards {Birthday Printable} ~ Say thank you in style with these cute pink monkey thank you cards.  Each are designed with a ’1st birthday’ bananas birthday party hat and yellow polka dots.  Just right for your little monkey to send out after her special 1st birthday.

Monkey Printables

11.  Monkey Door Hangers ~ You can hang them in your closet to divide clothing by size, style or season, in two colors so great for those who share a closet!

Monkey Printables

12.  Five Little Monkey Props ~ What fun props to incorporate when reading the much loved book, "Five Little Monkeys Jumping on a Bed".  You can laminate the printables and add magnets like what is pictured.

Monkey Party Ideas

Monkey Party Ideas

13.  Good Ol’ Sock Monkey Birthday Party {Monkey Party Ideas} ~ This is an adorable party with a old fashioned sock monkey theme. Using the colors blue and red this party is perfect for a little girl or boy. Lots of inspiration packed into one post! Modern Sock Monkey Birthday Party 14.  Modern Sock Monkey Birthday Party ~ I just adore this bright and cheery Sock Monkey party in red, white, and brown.  You’ll love all of the amazing details in this party and DIY decor. Monkey and Banana's Birthday Party 15.  Monkey and Banana’s Birthday Party ~ I totally bananas over her adorable this fun Monkey birthday party in traditional brown and yellow colors.  With two dessert tables and fun party favors this is a great party to grab ideas from.

Monkey Party Ideas

16.  Monkeying Around ~ I think my favorite part of this party {besides the printables of course} are the darling ribbon topiaries!

Monkey Games

Monkey Games 17.  Go Bananas with a Monkey Party {Kid Party Games} ~ This is a perfect game idea if you are planning a sock monkey or even just a monkey themed party. Your little monkey will love playing this DIY feed the monkey game!!

Monkey Games

18.  Pin the Tail on the Monkey ~ Make a fun party game that's a spin on the classic Pin the Tail on the Donkey game, Pin the Tail on the Monkey.  There's a full video tutorial to show you how to make the game using a Cricut.

Monkey Food Recipes

Monkey Food Recipes

19.  Animal Cupcakes ~ Vanilla cupcakes adorned in fondant animal shapes.  This tutorial shows you how to make Monkey, Tiger and Ducky cupcakes that are so adorable.

Monkey Food Recipes

20.  Monkey Cupcakes ~ Frost the cupcakes with chocolate frosting and used Nilla Wafers for the face and mini Nilla Wafers for the ears. The eyes are made from mini marshmallows.

Monkey Food Recipes

21.  Monkey Pancakes {Kids Food Crafts} ~ A cute monkey pancake and a banana, of course, make a fun breakfast for any wild animals you might have living in your house.

Monkey Food Recipes

22.  Monkey Burgers {Things To Make For Children} ~ There won’t be any monkeying around at the table when you serve these cute monkey veggie burgers and potato wedge bananas for dinner.   Thanks Ladies! I just adore these ideas! Feel free to grab my “I was featured on Tip Junkie” blog button. You earned it! {knuckle bumps}

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