D-I-Y Holiday Animal Crafts

Does your child have a love for animals? Let them craft their very own favourite animals and create their own petting zoo this holiday! Here are some simple and fun animal crafts to do!

  

1. Paper Bag Racoon

i) Cut the paper bag into half and open up the bottom half.

 

 

ii) With the bottom half, cut slits to about halfway point on all 4 corners.

iii) Fold in the newly formed flaps to create a rectangular box.

iv) With the top half, cut through the 4 corners. You should have 2 rectangular pieces from the 2 faces and 2 folded pieces.

v) With the 2 rectangular pieces, cut out the following shapes.

vi) Paint the pieces and paste them on the rectangular box previously made.

vii) Paste the googly eyes!

 

 

2. Paper Bag Skunk

i) Cut the paper bag into half and open up the bottom half.

 

 

ii) With the bottom half, cut slits to about halfway point on all 4 corners.

iii) Fold in the newly formed flaps to create a rectangular box.

iv) With the top half, cut through the 4 corners. You should have 2 rectangular pieces from the 2 faces and 2 folded pieces.

 

v) With the 2 rectangular pieces, cut out the following shapes and paint them.

vi) With an origami paper, cut out the following shapes.

vii) Paste the pieces from v) and vi) on the rectangular box.

viii) Paste the googly eyes!

 

3. Paper Cup Giraffe

i) Paint the paper cup orange

ii) Paint the plastic spoon orange

iii) Cut the spots, ears and horns from an origami paper.

iv) Paste the cut out spots on the paper cup.

v) Decorate the giraffe's face on the painted spoon.

vi) Make a slit near the bottom of the paper cup and place the spoon inside.

vii) Make another 4 slits at the opposite end of the cup for the legs.

viii) Insert 4 ice-cream sticks in the slits.

 

 

4. Paper Cup Monkey

i) Paint a paper cup brown.

ii) Cut out the brown paper bag and scrunch it into a ball.

iii) Cut out its face and belly from an origami paper.

iv) Paint the scrunched up paper ball dark brown except for its face and add googly eyes.

v) Paste the cut out pieces together and glue the head and body together.

vi) From the leftover pieces from step ii), cut out 4 strips of paper and fold along to form a zig zag pattern.

vii) Paste the 4 strips on the body for its arms and legs!

 

Now you have a mini zoo of your own! Hope you had a happy crafting session as you made these animals! Share your creations with us and get featured via instagram @knackeysg!

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