DIY Wall Mural Ideas for Kids

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Posted October 12, 2023 by: Admin #Decoration

Are you looking for a creative way to leave a lasting impression on your kids? One of the earliest DIY projects I ever took on was painting a delightful wall mural for my children, and looking back, it was a truly unforgettable experience. Back then, we didn’t have the luxury of Pinterest, and how I wish we did! If I had access to these 10 simple DIY projects back in the day, it would have been even more incredible. But, let me tell you, even with my limited artistic flair and skill, these wall murals continue to be cherished memories for my kids, even two decades later. In fact, they’ve carried on the tradition by adorning their kids’ walls with similar murals. So, let’s explore the world of DIY wall murals for kids, and the best part is, you don’t need to be an artist to try these 10 projects. It’s a fun, memorable journey with just paint, a brush, and painter’s tape. (And don’t forget to bookmark these ideas for future reference!)


Easy Kid’s Wall Mural Ideas

Mountain Wall Mural Idea:

Let’s kick things off with one of the most popular ideas – a DIY mountain mural. ‘The Sweetest Digs’ offers an incredibly simple guide. The key here is selecting the right painter’s tape (she provides recommendations) and the right foam rollers.

Camp Theme Mountain Wall Painting:

‘I Spy DIY’ embarked on a kids’ room makeover with a camp theme, complete with a captivating mountain mural. The concept of customizing the mural to match the child’s interests is fantastic, especially for those who love the outdoors.


Ombre Kid’s Wall Mural:

‘The Party Parade’ presents its take on a DIY mountain mural, featuring a soft, sunrise-like ombre effect. This easy DIY project focuses on layering and offers endless possibilities in terms of color themes, not just limited to pink.


Easy Space DIY Wall Mural:

Turn your child’s room into an inspirational night sky with guidance from ‘Lovely, Etc.’ This imaginative wall mural can serve as a stand-alone piece or as the foundation for a solar system-themed room. The instructions are clear and straightforward.

Galaxy Mural:

‘Studio Gray House’ created a stunning galaxy mural for their kids’ playroom. This project might look intricate, but as you’ll see in the tutorial, it’s surprisingly easy to paint wall murals for kids. Detailed step-by-step instructions are provided.

Painting Flower and Garden Wall Murals:


‘Say Yes’ features a beautifully painted wall mural created by her friend Audrey. While it’s not a step-by-step tutorial, the post provides valuable insights and tips for those willing to give it a try. Flower-themed murals are a wonderful choice and surprisingly easy to paint.

Stylized Wall Murals:

In a similar vein, Leah Bartholomew from ‘Beneath the Sun’ presents a mural commissioned for ‘Petite Vintage Interiors.’ It’s essential to remember that when you paint wall murals for kids, you’re aiming for a stylized design rather than an exact replica. The process is straightforward: pencil in your design, paint it, and if necessary, turn any mistakes into creative elements.

Farmyard Wall Painting:

Check out this captivating farmyard wall mural, perfect for a nursery or toddler’s room. ‘Jaime Castiglio’ offers tips on how to create a mural like this. Her approach includes sketching with chalk to outline major features before painting the background.DIY Wall Mural Ideas for Kids


Rainbow DIY Wall Mural:

‘Melanie Lissack Design’ harnessed the power of painter’s tape and paint to craft this charming rainbow DIY mural. It’s a delightful addition to a playroom or a child’s bedroom, and the best part is, it’s super easy to create. You can opt for bright primary colors or aim for a pastel rainbow effect. Be sure to check out photos of the entire room to see how this can become the start of your little one’s very own fairy tale!DIY Wall Mural Ideas for Kids

Dinosaur Wall Painting for Kids:

Learn the art of painting a dinosaur-themed wall mural for kids with this informative step-by-step video from ‘My Wonderful Walls.’ They make it exciting and easy by utilizing their stencil kit to bring a fantasy mini Jurassic Park to life.DIY Wall Mural Ideas for Kids

DIY Kid’s Wall Mural Under the Sea:

For those who admire these creations but prefer a less hands-on approach, consider painting your walls with a background color and using stencils to add intricate details. ‘My Wall Stencils,’ an Etsy shop, offers numerous options, including the captivating ‘Under The Sea’ wall stencil kit. You can also explore other themes by Googling “Wall stencil kit.” Moreover, stenciled designs are a durable alternative to vinyl cling wall decor.


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