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    24 DIY Fairy, Dragon, And Butterfly Wings For Kids

    Who doesn't want wings? (Not guaranteed to actually fly.)

    1. These Wings That Would Send Tinker Bell Into A Red-Faced Jealous Rage


    These cellophane wrapped wings are so cool they could make Tink damn near homicidal with envy. For full instructions visit At Second Street.

    2. These Four Layered Paper Wings


    Quick and textured. Do 'em in black and your little Maleficent fan will go nuts. Full instructions HERE.

    3. These Whimsical Toddler-Friendly Wings


    Let your kiddos collect up flowers and leaves from your garden and then do your best to press them between contact paper and not let them die inside the plastic. Full instructions HERE.

    4. These Wings That Will Leave No Question WHOOOO Is The Wisest Bird At Summer Camp


    This super-crafty owl version attaches to a shirt and can provide HOURS of activity for kids who are proficient with scissors. Full tutorial at Llevo el invierno.

    5. These Wings That Will Make Your Kid At Least LOOK Angelic.


    Tissue paper, scissors, wire hangers (sorry Joan Crawford), wire cutters, and heavy duty tape gets your these impressive angel wings.

    6. These Wings That Are Only As Complicated As You Want Them To Be


    Stop at natural kraft paper, or let your kiddos go wild with crayons. Full instructions HERE.

    7. These Wings That Will Make You Popular With Kids and Bronies Alike / Via Emerald Smith

    Quick, easy, and the tracing and cutting makes this a great option to do with kiddos Kindergarten and up.

    8. These Super Easy Gauze Wings

    Yes, this photo is of an adult probably at some sort of desert music festival, but the DIY is kid-friendly, super easy, and can be done without any sewing what-so-ever.

    9. These Not As Easy Gauze Wings That Will Last Longer


    You'll need a sewing machine for this sturdy version of the DIY gauze wings, but I bet they'll last for quiet a few more flying hours than the pinned together version.

    10. These Dream Catcher Wings


    Great for the narcoleptic who suffers from a lot of nightmares.

    11. This Wing Art, Perfect For Baby's First Biker Jacket


    Okay so this one isn't exactly kid friendly but it's pretty bad ass. Full instructions HERE.

    12. These Awesome And Sturdy Dragon Wings


    Just make sure your kids don't know how to get on the roof. Full instructions on

    13. These Wings That You Can Make With Stuff You Already Have


    This tutorial uses nothing but paper, scissors, and paste. Full instructions HERE.

    14. These Wings That Kind Of Look Like the Owl Wings But Aren't Attached


    Got a Rio fan on your hands? This tutorial is kid friendly and will make your little one's imagination soar.

    15. These Wings For The Literary Hipster Child


    Cut out wings from poster board and even your tiniest kids can help cut and paste the newsprint collage style. Bonus points for using the music section of an obscure paper.

    16. These Wings For BATMAN! Or Bat Boy. Or Just a Bat!


    No wing collection would be complete if the dark knight weren't represented. Full instructions available at

    17. These Simple Coffee Filter Wings


    Finally, something to do with all those filters that went obsolete when you bought your Keurig. For full instructions visit thoughtsfromalice.

    18. These Wings Which Could Work For Kids Too


    These textured, custom colored wings are easy to make. Kids can help, and you might want to wear the end result to a BBQ because they're rad.

    19. These Wings That There's No Way Kids Should Be Allowed To Play With


    But they're awesome, right? Details HERE.

    20. These Wings For Even The Tiniest Fairies and Dragons


    Worried about your little one shedding their wings? Try this simple winged-t tutorial.

    21. This High Volume Wing DIY

    Via pinterest

    Looking for something you can mass create for party favors? Look no further.

    22. These Wings Which Are Actually A Felt Shawl


    Seriously inspired. Meleta Curry makes and sells these felt bad boys HERE.

    23. These Insanely Awesome Paper Plate Wings


    This tutorial is actually for Holiday Mantle Decor, but there's no reason you can't reinforce the back with duct tape and add some arm straps instead of a picture hanger. BOOM. Coolest wings ever.

    24. This DIY Wings Cutout Tee


    Rope your tween in to the fairy wings DIY session. Or yourself, you sexy thang.

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