Measuring Tape Craft-

Masterful Measuring Tape Craft To DIY With Your Kids

Do you want to make your very own measuring tape craft with step by step instructions? 

measuring tape craft

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This measuring tape craft will be great if you have any kiddos who love tools. You can also make it for Father’s Day. Dad will love this adorable tool-themed present from his kids!

This craft is great for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and elementary-aged kids. It is also perfect for parents, teachers, homeschoolers, and daycares.

(P.S. Don’t forget to check out the rest of our tools and make a toolbox full of cute crafts with your kiddos.)

Keep reading to find out how to easily make this paper craft, as well as some fun facts and jokes to tell during your craft time!

And scroll to the end for the free gift as well.

Measuring Tape Craft Options

Easily make this adorable Measuring Tape paper craft in one of two fun ways.

We have a simple set of step-by-step instructions that will take you through making your own Measuring Tape craft out of construction paper.  You’ll find that just a little bit farther down.

The simple cut and glue Measuring Tape craft template.  This is perfect if you want a quick and easy craft to do with your kiddos.

Whatever way you choose to make this adorable craft, remember the most important thing is that you and your kids enjoy this precious time together.

Measuring Tape

The Measuring Tape Craft Template includes…

  • 1 PDF with 6 total pages
  • Size 8.5X11
  • Black and white template: Print, Color, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • Template (Already Colored): Print, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • Measuring Tape coloring sheet
  • 8.5 by 11 Measuring Tape craft poster

Supplies Needed

  • Paper
    • Brown
    • Purple
    • White
    • Black
    • Orange
  • Markers
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Template (optional)

How To Make Measuring Tape Craft

Measuring tape instructions

Step 1


  • Cut out a brown measuring tape shape
  • Optional:  Cut out the orange shapes as shown in the picture & glue to the body

Step 2


  • Cut out an orange circle
  • Glue to the body
Measuring tape construction paper cut outs

Step 3

Measuring Tape

  • Cut out an orange rectangle
  • Draw black lines on the rectangle
  • Glue to the body

Step 4

Eyes and Mouth

  • Cut out 2 white ovals (outer eyes)
  • Cut out 2 smaller black ovals (inner eyes)
  • Glue the white ovals to the body
  • Glue the black ovals onto the white ovals
  • Cut out a small purple crescent
  • Glue to the body
  • Cut out a small black circle
  • Glue to the body
Measuring tape construction paper craft

Random Fun But Weird Facts for Kids

  • Before alarm clocks were a thing, folks hired “knocker-uppers” to tap on their windows and wake them up.
  • Some people experience arithmophobia which is the fear of numbers.
  • Honey never spoils. Archaeologists have found pots of honey in ancient Egyptian tombs that are over 3,000 years old and still perfectly edible.

Random Jokes (Just for fun)

  1. What are the strongest days of the week?
    • Saturday and Sunday all the others are weekdays.
  2. Why can’t a leopard hide?         
    • He’s always spotted.
  3. Where do boats go when they’re sick?
    • To the dock.

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