Rainbow Unicorn Bookmarks (With Free Printable Craft Template)

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This cute unicorn bookmark craft is a fun and easy craft to create gorgeous unicorn bookmarks. Best part is you can grab the free template and make them yourself!

unicorn bookmarks

This cute unicorn bookmark craft is perfect for those looking to make a fun rainbow unicorn that also serves the fantastic function of encouraging a little reading.

Want to make a fun DIY bookmark? Look no further, as we present to you the charming unicorn bookmark craft.

This easy-to-make DIY project is perfect for kids who adore unicorns and love reading.

Not only will it spark their creativity, but it will also encourage them to dive into the world of books.

Gather some simple materials and embark on this enchanting crafting journey with your children or students.

Materials Needed:

Colored craft paper: We used white for the face, blue for the hair and yellow for the horn. Then strips of rainbow construction paper for the rainbow bottom. But you can use any colors you like. Get creative and have fun.

Unicorn bookmark template: You can grab the free printable template at the end of the tutorial.

You’ll also need some basic craft supplies like:

  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Craft glue
  • Markers

How to Make a Unicorn Bookmark

To make your unicorn bookmark craft, start by downloading and printing out our unicorn template. You can find it at the end of the tutorial.

Then follow these steps to create your bookmark.

Step 1: Choose Your Colors and Cut Out the Shapes

unicorn craft template pieces

First, pick several colors for the rainbow strips at the bottom of the bookmark and a couple for colors for the unicorn itself.

Trace out the template on the different colored papers and cut them out.

Step 2: Assemble the Ears and Face

assembling unicorn head

Now, glue the inner ear pieces on the outer ears. Use markers to add fun patterns and details to the mane.

Attach the ovalish cutout (lower area of the face) to the bottom of the unicorns head.

Step 3: Add the Horn and Ears

adding horn

Glue the horn to the top the unicorns head in the center.

Then attach the ears to both sides of the horn.

Step 4: Attach the Mane

adding mane to unicorn

Glue the mane to the top of the unicorn’s head, keeping the bangs of the mane on the front side of the unicorn’s head, and the bottom part slightly backwards like shown above.

Step 5: Draw the Eyes

adding eyes

Use a marker or pen to draw on a pair of eyes of your adorable unicorn.

Step 6: Complete the Face

unicorn face complete

Then draw on a nose and mouth. We just used two dots for the nostrils and a cute smile.

Step 7: Prepare the Rainbow Strips

rainbow strips

To make the rainbow part of the bookmark, cut out a small piece of paper to attach the rainbow strips onto.

Start gluing the strips onto the small piece of paper from one side.

*Tip: The strips don’t have to all be the same length. In ours we kept them different lengths for a fun effect.

Step 8: Finish the Rainbow

assembling rainbow strips to unicorn

Finish attaching all the rainbow strips onto the small paper strip one by one, lined up side by side like shown above.

Step 9: Attach the Rainbow to the Unicorn

unicorn bookmark

Finally, glue the closed end of the strips to the bottom back area of the unicorns head. Voilà!

You now have a magical unicorn bookmark or a fun addition to any other craft projects.

unicorn craft diy bookmarks
unicorn bookmark craft

Have a blast creating this enchanting unicorn bookmark with your little ones, and enjoy the magical world of reading together!

Grab the Unicorn Bookmark Template

To grab the free printable unicorn template, put your email in the box below. We’ll send it straight to your inbox.

This is for personal or classroom use only please. Not for commercial use. Thank you!

Key Tips for Crafting Success!

  1. Choose vibrant colors! Make your unicorn bookmark pop by selecting bright and eye-catching colors for both the unicorn and rainbow strips.
  2. Sharp scissors are your friend! For clean, precise cuts, use sharp scissors when cutting out your template shapes.
  3. Get creative with patterns! Personalize your unicorn’s mane by adding fun patterns, swirls, or even glitter! Let your imagination run wild!
  4. Take your time! Don’t rush through the steps – enjoy the crafting process and make sure each piece is attached securely. Patience is key!
  5. Share the fun! Invite friends or family members to join in on the crafting magic. It’s a great way to bond and create lasting memories.

Remember, crafting should be a joyful and enchanting experience. Have a blast creating your magical unicorn bookmarks, and don’t forget to share your masterpieces with us! Happy crafting!

unicorn bookmarks
Yield: 1 Bookmark

Unicorn Rainbow Bookmark

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: Free

Introducing our adorable unicorn bookmark craft! 🦄 This magical DIY project is perfect for bringing a touch of whimsy to your little one's reading time. Friendly, enthusiastic, and oh-so-cute, this easy-to-make craft will have kids (and adults) beaming with excitement! What are you waiting for? Gather your materials, follow our simple step-by-step guide, and create unforgettable memories together. Happy crafting! ✨💖📚


  • Colored craft paper
  • Unicorn bookmark template


  • Scissors
  • Markers
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil


    Download and print out the unicorn bookmark template.
    Pick several colors for the rainbow strips and a couple for the unicorn. Trace templates on colored papers and cut them out.
    Glue inner ear pieces onto outer ears, add patterns to the mane, and attach the oval cutout to the unicorn's head. Glue the horn to the top center of the head, and attach ears on both sides.
    Attach the mane to the unicorn's head with the bangs on the front side and the bottom part slightly backward.
    Draw eyes, nose, and mouth.
    Cut a small piece of paper to glue the rainbow strips onto, starting from one side. Attach all strips side by side.
    Glue the closed end of the strips to the bottom back of the unicorn's head.
Rainbow unicorn bookmarks craft.

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