Easy DIY Mickey Mouse Mobile for Baby
How to Make a Mickey Mouse Crib Mobile  

Here's how to make a Mickey Mouse crib mobile for baby the DIY way!  As you can see from the picture; there are very few crafts supplies needed for this "easy-peasy" nursery decoration. 

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There are several items in the following list of supplies that you probably have on hand. There is no hardware to buy like mounting brackets to attach it to the baby's crib or frames to built to suspend it from the ceiling.



Easy DIY baby Mickey Mouse Crib Mobile for a Nursery Room Ceiling crafts project

How to Make a Mickey Mouse Crib Mobile for Baby


If the mom-to-be (you?) had a Mickey Mouse baby shower with black paper lanterns included in the decorations; you may have access to EVERYTHING you need to make this ceiling mobile.


If you don't have the black paper lanterns on hand, no worries; you can buy the one large and two small lanterns needed to make the mouse ears for less than $12! 

This is one of the easiest baby mobiles made with paper lanterns to make to hang from the ceiling because it's small and doesn't require a frame for support.

You will need: 

  1. Thumbtacks (not push-pins) with white heads  or whatever color matches the ceiling paint color 
  2. Cotton or clear nylon string 
  3. Double stick tape to attach Mickey Mouse's ears (the two small lanterns) to his head (the large paper lantern) 
  4. Two (2) small black paper party lanterns
  5. One (1) large black paper party lantern  


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If you are decorating a large baby mickey mouse nursery and enjoy a challenge I would consider making a ceiling mobile like the one in the photo below using the traditional colors Disney used for this cartoon character, black and red.

Large homemade baby Mickey Mouse nursery ceiling mobile made from paper lanterns with a balloon centerpiece

Baby Nursery Ceiling Mobile Made with Paper Lanterns


The red, black and white paper lanterns create a bold contrast that tiny babies can see.


I threw the balloon in as a centerpiece for the arrangement.

Vintage Mickey Mouse Sports Theme Baby Nursery Crib Bedding Set

Mickey Mouse Crib Bedding


Knowing how to make a baby Mickey Mouse crib mobile is just the start. You will need to choose lanterns in colors that will match the nursery, bedding and décor. Antique white or cream might be a better choice than the bright white lanterns that I used in the above example.

DIY Chalkboard nursery wall art for a Mickey Mouse baby nursery room

Chalkboard Baby Nursery Wall Art


You can also make your own artwork for the wall with your favorite Disney quote written in chalk.


I hope that now that you know how to make a Mickey Mouse crib mobile that you will visit Unique Baby Gear Ideas and upload pictures of your projects and of your baby's room.

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