Although they are creations of fiction, the Minions are so popular that It is almost impossible that you missed them. And these characters have been everywhere since the release of the 2015 film, five years after Despicable Me came to the cinema scene. It must be said that they are so cute, with their round heads, one or two eyes, and goggles.
The most interesting thing is, they are easy to recreate in all forms and materials by both kids and adults. Ready for a minion party, backyard game, or a fun road trip with the kids? We have helped you gather 26 of the funniest and adorable minions that are easy to make.
26 Ideas for Minions Themed Fun
1. Banana minion with a printable outfit
Are you crazy about minions? Then these banana ideas are great party minions to try. All you need are bananas, scissors, glue, and an outfit.
2. Minion cake
The little ones will not just love this minion cake prepared by A Classic Twist. It is delicious and whimsical in its own right and something you will find easy to make.
3. DIY Minion Bob Sock Plushie
This tutorial of the minion bob sock plushie from Love This Pick shown here is simply adorable but simple to perform. You just have to follow the instructions.
4. Paper Plate Minion Craft
This minion craft has been produced before Minions came out and is widely accepted. You need paper plates, craft foam/card, pom poms, pipe cleaners, tin foils, and permanent markers.
5. Minion bookmark
Are you an avid reader and a minion fan? Then you can also keep your last read page marked with this fun and adorable bookmark idea. You only need card stock, googly eyes, glue, sharpie, and scissors.
6. How to Make a Pen and Pencil Holder
7. Minion birthday party and free printables
Thinking of a minion party with plenty of free printables for the kids? Then you should check out the idea for having a fun and adorable minion filled table.
8. DESPICABLE ME DIY Tic Tac Toe
Despicable Me has adult and children fans. And here is something for all Despicable Me movie fans to hold onto. It is ideal for backyard plays, road trip fun, game nights, and parties.
9. Own minion washer necklace
Minions can also be worn as necklaces. You and your child can display minion-themed washer necklaces. This tutorial by Kids Activities Blog shows you just how to.
10. DIY Minion Bubble Party Favors
If you want something the kids can enjoy, then they would like these tasty, bubbly, and yummy party favours. The party favors are said to be perfect for kids of 3 to 4 ages.
11. Minion Mayhem Birthday Party
If you want to design costumes, IVs, and games, here is a Despicable Me minion-themed mayhem birthday party idea from Tidbits and Twine, designed to be tried by the kids.
12. Simple Despicable Me Minion
Designed by Mommy of Two Little Monkey, this Despicable Me minion will definitely be attractive and recognizable by your child. Find out more on how to replicate this.
13. Minion Mayhem Birthday Party
Assembling these fictional one-eyed characters is fun, adorable, and a breeze as you will find out. All you need is a computer, sharpie, printer, glue, cardstock and more.
14. DIY Minion Costume
This is a goggle and hat minion costume. You will need mason jar lids, a silver grommet, and more. You can start by making the goggles as Laura Erickson shows.
15. Minion Egg Hunt Game Crafts
You can bring in some scavenger hunt ideas and theme them to the style of the minion egg hunt. This game idea is also provided by Tidbits and Twine which also produce various other custom crafts.
16. Mini minion moon pies
Your kids will not only love these minion candies but will be excited to see the minion movies. Adults can also join in the making of the minion themed pies.
17. Minion clothespin craft for kids
These crafts from Gluesticks Gumdrops are made from clothespins, paints, googly eyes, and more. The steps are easy to follow as you will be directed to.
18. DIY Minion Party Pillow Favor Boxes
With a pillow box tool among other items, you can realize these pillow favour boxes. It is an easy DIY project that can be realized in a short time.
19. DIY minions party ideas
Get some yellow cups, card stocks, wiggly eyes, a circle punch, glue, and scissors, and let us make some creative minions for the kids with this tutorial.
20. Minion jellies
You can prepare these simple jellies of one of the most famous fictional people; the Minions! The minion jellies are easy to make and are even tasty.
21. Minions: The “milk bottle” version
For a bowling game, you can make these minions out of recycled elements. The full items needed are explained further in this tutorial.
22. Minions 2 Eye Sleeping Mask Mold – Felt Mold
Made from a felt mould, these Minions Sleeping Mask Mold is made from cardboard pieces and are incredibly cute. These are perfect for a theme party.
23. Minion Headbands
This design is a tribute to so much creativity. With these simple crafts, you can have a fun-themed meet organized for the kids.
24. DIY Minion Goggles
This is yet another craft from DIY Inspired. For these goggles, you only need to get blind spot mirrors and a few other items.
25. My 2-Eyed Minion
You can make a DIY minion object with the head, body, and goggles all in a minion-styled theme, except that this minion recreation has two eyes!
26. DIY Minions Hat
This yellow hat is made from a minion hat template that you can download. It also includes cardboard with minion goggles with two eyes. It is stylish and trendy. Isn’t it?