Do you have a kid who’s crazy about chameleons? We created Charley the Chameleon, so you can bet we like these little lizards. We spent some time perusing the internet for everything chameleon related and found oodles of great stuff. Love crafting? Spend an afternoon making chameleon crafts with your kids out of clay, felt, or yarn. Love painting? Since chameleons change colors, they’re super fun to paint. Looking for decor? Chameleon lamps, clocks, statues, pillows, and art prints are all awesome additions to a kid’s room because they’re such bright and vibrant colors. Ready to dive in? Here are 100+ chameleon crafts, toys, and decor for kids!
First, here are some amazing facts about chameleons from LiveScience that you should share with your kids.
#1 – Chameleons are one of the few animals that changes colors, but they don’t change to match their surroundings. They change colors to show emotion and mood such as anger or fear.
#2 – Chameleons are also one of the only animals that can move each eye independently of the of the other, so they can look in different directions at the same time. They have a full 360 view of their surroundings.
#3 – The smallest chameleons are about half an inch and the biggest are 27 inches.
#4 – Chameleons are loners. They don’t even like being around other chameleons!