Despicable Me 2 is such a great kids’ movie that I could watch it over and over, and I’m not even a kid anymore. My sisters and I used to pretend to be minions and constantly reenact scenes from the movie, much to my parents dislike. Randomly shouting ‘bananas!’, as the minions do, was a favorite of ours. Whether you are a first-time viewer or a veteran, you’ll love making crafts based on Despicable Me 2. They provide hours of entertainment, and if you love Gru, Margo, Edith, and Agnes as much as I do, then you will have a blast with these easy crafts for kids. Turn a cardboard box into an astronaut helmet, Twinkies into minion cupcakes, or even a fairy tutu into a ballerina costume. Below you will find 19 amazing crafts for kids of all ages. Whether you’re a teenager like Margo or in Preschool like Agnes, this collection of really easy crafts for kids is sure to have the perfect project for you.
Movie Crafts for Kids
Minions are oh-so-adorable little creatures that make everyone squeal with delight. Any easy craft for kids that looks like a minion is sure to be a hit, whether you are having a movie day or a Despicable Me birthday party. Try playing the Despicable Me Minion Bowling game, which is so much fun and won’t burst your budget. This movie craft for kids is great because you can use materials you already have around the house to create a new game. All you need is an empty two-liter bottle to turn a boring day into a minion day!
Other Movie Crafts for Kids:
- Despicable Me Astronaut Helmet
- Despicable Me Twinkie Minion Cupcakes
- Despicable Me Key Ring
- Despicable Me Minion Pinata
- Cardboard Tube Minion Crafts
Margo: Crafts for Teenagers
If your favorite character is Margo, the oldest sibling of Gru’s adoptive daughters, then you will love these crafts for teenagers. Margo has a mind of her own, so it’s only fitting that these movie crafts, like the Bead Wrapped Leather Bracelets, will let you express yourself in any way you want. When you’re in a crafty mood, make sure you have a craft for kids that is cool to entertain yourself. These easy crafts for kids are great as movie-themed activities to do after you watch Despicable Me 2.
Other Crafts for Teenagers:
Edith: Elementary School Crafts
If you like Edith and her rebellious and spunky nature, then you will love these fun and easy crafts for kids. These projects, like the No Sew Easy Fairy Tutu, are perfect for an elementary school kid who wants to make a statement. Movie crafts are great to do by yourself or with a friend, so settle down, watch Despicable Me 2, and have a blast dancing around in a ballet tutu that you created.
Other Elementary School Crafts:
- Princess Paper Plate Hat
- Jolly Jester Hat
- Clothespin Bunny Ballerina
- Kids Only Sign
- Tie-Dye Cookies
- How to Make Rock Candy at Home
Agnes: Preschool Crafts for Kids
There is no doubt that Agnes is the cutest kid in the movie. Her fondness for unicorns and Gru is simply adorable, and you can’t help but love her. That’s why the Unique Unicorn Horn craft is perfect as a preschool craft for kids. It’s easy to make, and if Agnes could spend a day with a darling unicorn horn, she definitely would. These movie crafts are perfect for a tiny tot’s hands and are sure to keep them entertained for hours.
Other Preschool Crafts for Kids:
- Frilly Flamenco Flower Dolls
- Ballerina Tutu Handprint Art
- Care to Dance Ballerina Finger Puppets
- Pretend Girl Scout Badges
- Candy Flower
What is your favorite part of Despicable Me 2?