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Printable Paper Dolls

Updated on April 17, 2014

Free Printable Paper Dolls

Children, for many decades, have enjoyed making paper toys. Many have had fun with cutting out paper dolls and dressing them up. Now, with the advent of computers, children are able to have access to a huge number of printable paper dolls on the world wide web. I have compiled a list on this page of some of the best free printable paper dolls available, so this next generation can enjoy making them too.

All that is required is for you to download these paper doll pages to your computer and print them out. For extra strength, either print the doll on card or print it on paper and glue the paper page onto card. The clothes may be printed on paper. Some of them can be colored by your children and others come pre-colored.

Have fun!

Paper doll picture courtesy of karenswhimsy.

Printable paper dolls coloring pages (people) - Color and cut out

printable paper dolls to color
printable paper dolls to color

Picture credit: lady / dress

www.coloriages.biz

Many, many sets of cute, simple paper dolls to color and cut out. Don't miss the links at the bottom of the page. Hint: you may want to add some more tabs to the outfits before you cut them out to make sure they stay on better.

www.activity-sheets.com

Children of the world paper dolls with traditional costumes including Alaskan, Argentine, Burmese, Chinese, Dutch, Mexican and more!

faerygurl.deviantart.com

A teen doll with three outfits. You will need to add tabs to the outfits before you cut them out.

papertoys.com

Another girl with her outfits to color

www.billybear4kids.com

3 girls or a boy - Choose your doll from the drop down menu, then hit the "load image" button. Your doll can be colored online if you wish, then printed. You'll find clothes for your dolls here.

www.perryvillemissouri.com

2 little girls with their clothes and a baby

www.funorama.com

A lady doll with party clothes and work clothes and a young girl paper doll with school clothes

www.tricklecreekbooks.com

A girl and a boy (Cammie and Cooper) with their jungle safari clothes

www.opdag.com

A cute little girl printable doll with several different outfits

www.coloring-pages-for-all-ages.com

Cute Qt-z doll with a variety of outfits

www.vrac-coloriages.net

Maria and Mario

Links checked Dec 2013

Pre-colored Printable Paper Dolls - People

pre-colored printable paper dolls
pre-colored printable paper dolls

www.thebleudoor.com

A fabulous collection featuring Betsy McCall, a paper doll featured in McCalls magazines from the 1950s to the 1990s

www.thetoymaker.com

Girls and boys and their historical and Halloween costumes

plushpossumstudio.blogspot.com.au

Victoria plus a great selection of vintage clothes. Plush Possum Studio also has a cute Christmas set

tpettit.best.vwh.net

A cute collection of paper dolls' traditional outfits from around the world - Australia, Ireland, Holland, Italy, Germany, France, Russia, England, Japan and Spain

tpettit.best.vwh.net

Sweet Valentine's Day girl

www.activityvillage.co.uk

Several paper dolls here with a variety of costumes - Winter, everyday, Chinese, Australian, sports, Valentine's Day, Halloween, beach, and Thanksgiving

www.tricklecreekbooks.com

A girl and a boy (Cammie and Cooper) with their jungle safari clothes - in color

www.eringames.com

Cute girl with clothes and shoes

valky.deviantart.com

Larger size lady

Links checked Feb 2014

Disney princess paper doll kit available from Amazon

cor104.deviantart.com

An amazing collection of Disney princesses including Princess Tiana from Disney's Princess and the Frog, Mulan, Princess Merida from Brave, Belle from Beauty and the Beast, Princess Jasmine from Aladdin, Ariel from The Little Mermaid, Snow White, Rapunzel from Tangled, Aurora from Sleeping Beauty, and even more characters from the movies.

www.vrac-coloriages.net

Sleeping Beauty

www.vrac-coloriages.net

Cinderella

www.vrac-coloriages.net

Snow White to print and color

valeriegallery.deviantart.com

Princess Jasmine and Ariel

Links checked Jul 2013

Non-Disney Princesses

princess paper doll
princess paper doll

Picture credit: wpclipart

www.flyingarmadillo.com

Princess Leia from Star Wars

www.activityvillage.co.uk

Two lovely princesses - either pre-colored or color your own

familyfun.go.com

A princess and her clothes to color and cut out

www.joechip.net

Aelinora the elvish princess

www.ziggityzoom.com

This princess playset is designed to print out on a magnetic sheet. If you want to print it on paper, you will need to stick the doll onto card and add tabs to the clothes.

www.cubeecraft.com

Paper dolls with a difference - 3D cube dolls from "The Princess Bride" to print and make (pre-colored).

Links checked Jul 2013

Printable Manga / Anime Paper Dolls

Printable Anime Paper Dolls
Printable Anime Paper Dolls

Picture adapted from wpclipart

www.dltk-kids.com

Sailor Moon characters - Scroll down a bit to find paper dolls for your favorite Sailor Moon character: Sailor Jupiter, Sailor Mercury, Sailor Mini Moon, Sailor Moon, Sailor Neptune, Sailor Pluto, Sailor Saturn and Sailor Uranus.

www.vrac-coloriages.net

More Sailor Moon

www.projectanime.com

Sailor Moon girls

www.dltk-kids.com

Cardcaptor Sarkura

sailorcrafty26.deviantart.com

Cute cardcaptor Sakura with extra clothes and also Rikku from Final Fantasy X

narcissusblossom.deviantart.com

Several different anime characters here: Sakura, Ten Ten, Sasuke, Naruto, Neiji

www.otakuzone.com

Ouran High School host club - Mori, Honey, Tamaki, Kyouya, Kaoru, Hikaru and Haruhi

www.otakuzone.com

Yu-Gi-Oh - Johan anderson, Jun Manjume, Judai Yuli, Seto and Atemu

www.otakuzone.com

Avatar - Aang and Zuko

kazeko.deviantart.com

Hinata Hime paper doll from Naruto

www.theotaku.com

Kisa from Fruits Basket - Some fiddling required here: you will need to add some tabs to the clothes and cut the clothes off the figures to be able to mix and match outfits and shoes

koumori-no-hime.deviantart.com

Aerith from Final Fantasy 7

Links checked May 2013

Famous People / Characters

Cinderella paper doll
Cinderella paper doll

Buy this Cinderella paper doll poster from Allposters

www.vulture.com

Downton Abbey characters - Sybil Crawley, Dowager Countess, Thomas, O'Brien, Matthew and Mary.

www.joechip.net

Hobbit girl

www.flyingarmadillo.com

Luke Skywalker from Star Wars

www.angelfire.com

Barbie with many clothes

tpettit.best.vwh.net

Cute Strawberry Shortcake paper dolls

www.vrac-coloriages.net

Lots of great Strawberry Shortcake and friends

www.vrac-coloriages.net

Young Marilyn Monroe

www.activityvillage.co.uk

Prince William and Kate Middleton wedding

Links checked Oct 2013

Printable Paper Doll Animals

animal paper dolls
animal paper dolls

Picture adapted from wpclipart

www.coloriages.biz

Teddies, rabbits, horses and some more detailed girls - Don't miss the second page.

www.daniellesplace.com

Snowman, puppy, teddy, and troll to dress with clothes or accessories

www.janbrett.com

Polar bears and arctic fox

www.thetoymaker.com

Otters

tpettit.best.vwh.net

2 very cute cats

www.janbrett.com

Hedgehogs

cajondesaztre.blogspot.com

Ladybug and snail

cajondesaztre.blogspot.com

A fashionable cow

www.robertabaird.com

Millie the mouse with many different outfits to choose from - winter, July, dance, gardening, rainy day, Easter, valentines day, Christmas, Halloween, beach and school

lair2000.net

A unicorn - These pages will download as a zipped file so you will need to have some way to extract them before you can use them

www.squidoo.com

Several My Little Pony paper dolls here

Links checked Nov 2013

Educational value

Playing with paper dolls can be very educational for your children. This may be as simple as learning what type of outfits to wear in different seasons. Children can also play together and learn interaction techniques and conflict resolution by acting out their characters. The costumes for the dolls may teach about different cultures or different periods in history. With special characters, the children can retell the story (eg with Bible characters) or fire up their own imagination and invent their own story.

Printable Bible Paper Dolls

Bible paper dolls
Bible paper dolls

Picture adapted from clker

www.makingfriends.com

Several cute Bible characters - Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus, the Magi, angels, and general characters from Biblical times

www.messianictrust.org.uk

Bible paper dolls for the story of the Israelites' exodus from Egypt

www.psscentral.com

Male or female Bible paper dolls, and a camel

www.makingfriends.com

Joseph with his multicolored coat

www.gospelhall.org

Make the soldier and dress him in the whole armor of God from Ephesians 6

Links checked Dec 2013

Elf, Mermaid and Fairy Paper Dolls

Elf and Fairy Paper Dolls
Elf and Fairy Paper Dolls

Picture adapted from clker

www.pheemcfaddell.com

Elves

myfantastictoys.blogspot.com

Several gnome paper toys - Download a zip file here of a mobile, a paper doll and a bowling game

www.angelfire.com

2 fairies to print and color - Find the link to their clothes at the bottom of the page

www.fairies-tales-art.com

Scroll down for a fairy with her clothes - medieval, gypsy, modern and ball gowns

ranunkel.deviantart.com

A lovely mermaid

Links checked May 2013

Historical Paper Dolls

paperdali.blogspot.com

Ancient Greek woman

paperdali.blogspot.com

Ancient Greek man

members.multimania.co.uk

Paper dolls from several different historical periods - 1100, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940, 1950, 1960, 1970

www.totallysevere.com

Marie Antoinette

www.ushsdolls.com

2 pages of Florence Nightingale, the lady with the lamp

www.pastpatterns.com

A girl from the early 1800s to print and color

victorianlove.com

Victorian girl with her outfits

www.pastpatterns.com

Lady from the early 1900s to color

www.vulture.com

Downton Abbey paper dolls - 1912-1920

42ndblackwatch1881.wordpress.com

A girl and boy from ~1950

Links checked May 2013

Feel free to let me know if any of the links above do not work.

Your comments are welcome

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    • VioletteRose LM profile image

      VioletteRose LM 3 years ago

      Wow this is so useful, they are all so pretty :)

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      rebekah-grelen 3 years ago

      Too adorable. Thank you!

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      Cheryl Paton 4 years ago from West Virginia

      I remember paper dolls. I think it's fun to have the option of coloring them in.

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      Ibidii 4 years ago

      How awesome is this lens! Thank you GonnaFly for adding all these websites to your lens! I have a lot of memories of paper dolls from the 50's as a child. Playing with them at church or for quiet times on a rainy day. It is great to see them here. I looked forward as a child to each time a new Betsy McCall would appear in McCalls magazine! âº

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Hi! There is a historical printable paper doll that appeared in the Doll Reader, April 1985 of suffragist and abolitionist Amelia Jenks Bloomer (1818-1894). She was the first woman to publish as Editor in Chief and finance her own newspaper for women and by a woman (Seneca Falls, Jan 1 1849, just a few months after the First Women's Rights Convention took place there). Elizabeth Cady Stanton and other suffragists submitted articles. In one such article Stanton (writing under the pen name of "Sunflower") described a new type of out fit (a shorter dress worn over trousers and no corset [aka stays] that squished organs creating the leading cause of death of women in the 19th century, that being childbirth--of course many infants also died because of corsets). These paper dolls are historically accurate examples of "Dress Reform" and AJB was a Vice-President of the National Dress Reform Association. The Publisher/Editor gave me permission, just say "Printed with permission from Doll Reader 2011" It is two-pages and I distribute them free on cardstock when I portray suffragist-abolitionist, Amelia Jenks Bloomer, who was born in Homer, NY, near where I live. Let me know if you would like additional information on Bloomer. Best, Pam Poulin

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      Winter52 LM 5 years ago

      I loved paper dolls as a kid and would spend hours carefully cutting out the clothes. I must have had a lot of patience back then ;)

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      Jeanette 5 years ago from Australia

      @anonymous: Try the paper dolls at makingfriends.com (the first link in the Printable Bible Paper Dolls section.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Looking for biblical males and female paper dolls that kids can color how they would like

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      mouse1996 lm 5 years ago

      Great collection of paper doll links. I love paper dolls, they can be so beautiful and cute. I know of a blog where the author of it draws clothing for each entry and you can download it and download paper dolls the clothes are meant to go on. Her old blog is here: http://joechip.net/liana/archives/cat_paperdolls.h... and her new blog is here: http://joechip.net/liana/.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      makingfriends.com

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      Jeanette 5 years ago from Australia

      @anonymous: See the Printable Bible Paper Dolls section above.

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      PippiDust 5 years ago

      Great collection, a lot of lovely printable paper dolls. Girls just love them.

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      scarletrose lm 5 years ago

      Wonderful collection - I included a few links to your lens in my Paper Doll post on Frugal-Freebies.com

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      MARIO PLZ

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I am looking for Christian Biblical Printable figures, prefer pre-colored.

      Do you have any idea where I might find these?

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      MindPowerProofs1 5 years ago

      I love paper dolls for my children. We can spend hours to draw various types of dresses for the dolls and we make a fashion show or we sell the dresses to each other on our imaginary stores.

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      mumsgather 5 years ago

      Ooh what an amazing and long list of resources. Thanks!

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      MelonyVaughan 5 years ago

      I had so many paper dolls as a child and I loved them! These designs are wonderful! Love this lens!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      fruits basket

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      whaleriders6 5 years ago

      Wow! I love the variety you have here...I never knew there were so many free printable paper doll websites!

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      Stacy Birch 5 years ago

      You've been blessed, great lens.

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      rainydaz 5 years ago

      These are beautiful. Thanks for putting this together.

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      baby-strollers 5 years ago

      These sort of things are absolutely timeless. Thanks for the tips, my girls still love their paper dolls...

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      Sunflower Susan 5 years ago

      I bought the most incredible set of paper dolls for my daughter about 20 years ago. I am pretty sure I loved them more than she did. I wish I knew where I'd found them!

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      unqedomain 5 years ago

      I love paper doll, I collected paper dolls when I was kid. I love dressing them and playing with them.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I sure families of the armed service would enjoy paper dolls of the Navy, Marines, Army Air Force, etc.

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      JoleneBelmain 5 years ago

      Very cute lens!! Not very many out there (I've got one too lol) on paper dolls. There are a few of us out there that remember playing with these vintage toys.

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      bolsen19 6 years ago

      This is the best collections that I've ever seen.

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      EndeavourToys 6 years ago

      Paper dolls are a wonderful pastime for children. Thanks for making it easy to find so many fun styles of dolls. How will we choose??

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      Nancy Carol Brown Hardin 6 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      Computers are wonderful aren't they? In my childhood, I remember drawing my own paper dolls, cutting them out and making clothes for them. All that with pasteboard, paper, scissors, and crayons. Those were some of my favorite toys because my imagination could run wild with different poses and clothes. This is today's equivalent, and little girls still enjoy doing it! Thanks for sharing a great lens.

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      WorldVisionary 6 years ago

      What a great lens, chock-full of resources. Thumbs up and Angel dust for you!

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      Coffeebreaker 6 years ago

      I was addicted to paper dolls as a kid and loved them dearly. Now a days...girls don't have a clue to the fun they are so this is great that you have all the options of paper dolls for my grand daughters. I will be printing and mailing the paper dolls of their fav characters to them trying to teach them how wonderful things were "back in the old days"!!! Thank you!

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      Loraine Brummer 6 years ago from Hartington, Nebraska

      When I was a kid, my sisters and I made paper dolls using a catalog for the people---we'd paste them on cardboard. Then we'd draw clothes for them, color and cut them out. I'm sure they were really bad, but at the time we thought we made great dolls and clothes. I love the paper dolls you have, especially the vintage ones. Brought back great memories---thanks.

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      kelsieilesha 6 years ago

      ahh... I remember these. :)

      I used to play with them when I was around 4 or 5...

      granted... half of them were ones that I made myself by going to Lowes and taking a bunch of free paint color samples and drawing on them and then cutting them out... but still.

      It's fun to have creativity! lol

      what's life without it?

      oh yeah. today. no creativity. only video games. :(

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      SilmarwenLinwelin 6 years ago

      Great lense! I never thought there are so many paper dolls in the internet!

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      Peggy Hazelwood 6 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      I loved playing with paper dolls. Lots of nice choices here!

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      TeacherRenee 6 years ago

      This lens really takes me back to the days I made paper dolls... wow! Great lens!

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      Jeanette 6 years ago from Australia

      @anonymous: Hey Litle Sis. I'd love to see them again =D

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I have your old paper dolls, Gonnafly! Got them out the other day, slightly bent at the necks, but still cute. Do you want them back?

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      scss 6 years ago

      EXCELLENT! I got lots of goodies to print out from your links to printable paper dolls - Thanks!

      Helene Malmsio

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      Runnn 6 years ago

      I used to see a different kind of paper dolls when I was small. It is quite difficult to get it now. Thanks for sharing.

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      Chris-H LM 6 years ago

      Cute :)

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      KAngelArt 6 years ago

      My favorite part about paper dolls when I was younger was fashioning new clothes for them. It was so easy, no sewing necessary! (But then, I loved to sew for my other dolls too). Then again, I still enjoy making paper doll fashions. :)

      Great lens GonnaFly. I hope paper dolls find a spot in the modern world of toys today. These are all great!

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      67Shelbygal 6 years ago

      So cool. I used to love these when I was a kid. Great lens.

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      Evelyn Saenz 6 years ago from Royalton

      As a child, I always loved paper dolls.Thank you for gathering so many together. Want to play paper dolls together?

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      KimGiancaterino 6 years ago

      Great job! I still love to collect paper dolls.

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      purplelady 6 years ago

      This is a most fun and informational lens. I loved it and it brought back so many memories from my childhood. You should be commended for the great resource lists of links to find paper dolls today.

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      Lee Hansen 6 years ago from Vermont

      Oh, I just love paper toys and paper dolls of all types ... saving a link to the gnomes for my granddaughter and faving the lens for myself. I am gonna have to start making paper dolls again.

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      Philippians468 6 years ago

      thank you for this amazing lens! appreciate your great work compiling this list of resources! cheers

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      Heard_Zazzle 6 years ago

      I don't, but wanted to say thanks for all the wonderful links!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      What a wonderful Lens! I remember loving paper dolls to dress years ago! We used to have them in books with a story and dolls with clothes to go with it, all in the book.

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      SandyPeaks 6 years ago

      I spent hours cutting these out as a child! Good to see they're still to be found!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

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      joanv334 6 years ago

      Hello, thanks for sharing!

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      MamaRuth 6 years ago

      Loved seeing all your paper doll links. I spent hours as a child playing with paper dolls and am enjoying finding them now for my grand-daughters.

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      BrickHouseFabrics 6 years ago

      WONDERFUL!!!

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      livingfrontiers 6 years ago

      Very nice lens! Thanks for all the great research...

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      Joan4 6 years ago

      I love paper dolls and as Ohme just said, we played paper dolls for hours! Super resource! thank you!

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      Wendy Leanne 6 years ago from Texas

      Thanks for sharing! I had been shopping in stores looking for paper dolls for my daughter. Now I can just print some out! I loved paper dolls as a little girl.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 6 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Oh Me! My sisters and I used to spend hours and hours playing with paper dolls. We even made our own out of the Sears catalog. We would have loved these printable paper dolls but of course, Computers weren't invented back then. Thank you for this great resource and I will be sharing this page.

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      scar4 6 years ago

      Although I have never do any paper dolls, I will let little kids try them. Great lens with helpful information.

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      DARdreams 6 years ago

      What a wonderful collection! I used to make my own paper dolls when I was a child, but they never looked this good. I hope your lens will inspire a new generation of paper doll enthusiasts!

      Dover Publications (http://store.doverpublications.com) carries a lot of paper dolls and clip art. Their books and CDs aren't free, but you can sign up for free samples to be emailed to you and sometimes these samples include paper dolls.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 7 years ago from United States

      Totally fabulous collection of links for paper dolls! I have always loved paper dolls. These are so awesome!!!

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      GrowWear 7 years ago

      Still feel the fascination I had for paper dolls as a child. This was a fun look back. :)

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      Lee Hansen 7 years ago from Vermont

      Oh my, I do love paper dolls and you've found the most wonderful collections!

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      A lovely resource. I am going to add this to the "Squids talk about retro toys" featured lens section in my Classic Old Fashioned Vintage Retro Toys lens. Your presentation in this lens is exquisite, and your list of links invaluable to those who truly love paper dolls. Bless you. 5*