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Make a super cool little dump truck craft for kids

Dump trucks are cool!

yellow dump truck with red cab craft

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Whether you like them or not, they make an adorable craft that your little ones will enjoy.  This craft is very simple and will be perfect for your younger kids. 

My brothers love dump trucks, something about machines like dump trucks, cranes, diggers, etc. just fascinates them. ? I don’t understand but can appreciate that they find them intriguing.

I have added some cute jokes and facts for you to tell your kids while you make your dump truck, this is a super simple way to enhance the craft, by not only working on fine motor skills, but also teaching them, and making them laugh.

Who doesn’t love the sound of children giggling, and seeing their faces light up! ❤️

Take the time while you’re making the craft, to teach them, and to make them laugh!  It’s an easy way to make your family craft time even better, with laughter, and fun facts.

Dump Truck Facts

Definition of Dump Truck: an automotive truck for the transportation of bulk material that has a body which tilts to dump its contents.

The biggest dump truck in the world is the BelAZ 75710 it weighs 350 tons and that’s before you add things into the bed of the dump truck.

Other names for Dump Trucks are Tipper trucks and Dumpers, I think Tipper truck is the best name, way more fun than a plain old dump truck.?

Dump Truck Paper Craft Options

This dump truck craft is quick, easy, and a lot of fun, your kid will love making their dump truck.  Dump trucks never go out of style, they are always a hit!

You can scroll down to find the instructions on how to make this craft but…

If you don’t want to deal with making all those shapes you can get our template.

The Dump Truck template includes…

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  • Black and white template just Print, Color, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy
  • Dump truck template (Already colored) Print, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy
  • A Dump Truck Poster (8.8 by 11)
  • A Dump Truck coloring sheet

Supplies To Make Your Truck

paper scissors, glue for dump truck craft

Step By Step Instructions To Make Your Dump Truck

dump truck instructions

Step 1


  • Cut a big black Rectangle

Step 2


  • Cut three white circles
  • Cut three smaller black circles
  • Cut three even smaller gray circles
  • Glue together

Step 3


  • Cut a red Rectangle with rounded edges
  • Cut a red square with rounded edges
  • Glue together (It should make an L shape)
  • A small square of yellow for the headlight

Step 4


  • Cut a yellow Rectangle
  • Add little yellow rectangles with rounded edges to the bed

Step 5


  • Cut a Red Rectangle and round the edges
  • Cut a gray square rounded edges (Door window)
  • Cut a small black oval (Door handle)
Dump Truck Picture

I hope you enjoy making your dump truck.  Remember crafts are about having fun, it shouldn’t be stressful so make your craft fun and easy!

Looking for worksheets to do with your pre K / K check out this site, they have some fun and educational worksheets that your little ones will love.

Vehicle Jokes For Kids

  1. I couldn’t work out how to fasten my seat belt.
    • But then it clicked
  2. What do you say to a frog who needs a ride?
    • Hop in
  3. Why are pigs such bad drivers?
    • Because they always hog the road

I hope you enjoy this dump truck paper craft made fun and easy!

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