4 Fun And Interesting Kangaroo Crafts For Kids

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Keep your children engaged for hours by introducing them to some cool kangaroo crafts for kids. Children are fascinated by the creatures of the wild, and if Roo from Winnie the Pooh has caught your child’s attention, they’ll certainly be interested in getting artsy and doing a craft inspired by this character.

Whether it’s a kangaroo mask or a kangaroo dress with a pouch to hop around at home or during a fancy dress event, children love it all. So, read this post and learn how to make simple and fun kangaroo crafts using regular materials available in your home. Each minute spent doing this craft with your child will be worth it.

4 Fun Kangaroo Crafts For Kids

1. Simple Paper Carved Kangaroo Craft:

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You Will Need:

  • Brown construction paper
  • Pencil or marker
  • Scissors
  • White sheet of card paper
  • Glue

How To:

  1. Show your kid how to draw a simple drawing of a hopping kangaroo on a brown construction paper using a pencil or marker.
  1. Help your kid to cut the brown shape of kangaroo using a pair of scissors.
  1. Paste the kangaroo cutout on the white sheet of paper. This is the simple kangaroo paper craft that is easy for your little one to make.

2. Kangaroo Dot Painting:

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You Will Need:

  • Tan construction paper
  • Lots of different paints or watercolors
  • Pencils having a flat top eraser
  • Paint brush
  • Color palette

How To:

  1. Show your kid how to draw a kangaroo design on the tan construction paper using a pencil.
  1. Paint the silhouette of kangaroo using the brown color.
  1. Put different colors on the color palette.
  1. Dip the pencil’s eraser end lightly in the paints and then apply them as dots on the kangaroo picture.

3. Kangaroo Paper Bag Craft:

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You Will Need:

  • Brown paper bag with a big flap.
  • Scissors
  • A piece of brown paper
  • Glue
  • Brown construction paper
  • Black construction paper
  • Pencil
  • Wiggle eyes

How To:

  1. Help your kid to fold the corners of the flap of the paper bag to create a triangular head. Rest of the paper bag is the body of the kangaroo.
  1. Draw a nose of the kangaroo on the black construction paper using a pencil and cut it out. Paste the nose on the flap of the paper bag.
  1. Draw arms and ears on the brown construction paper using a pencil and cut it out. Paste ears at the top of the bag’s flap and arms on the sides of the bag.
  1. Paste the wiggle eyes on the flap at the appropriate position using glue.
  1. Paste three sides of a piece of brown paper on the front side of the kangaroo as its pouch.
  1. Draw a baby kangaroo on the brown construction paper and slip it into the pouch through its open end.

4. Kangaroo Paper Plate Mask:

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You Will Need:

  • Paper plates
  • Brown paint
  • Black paint
  • White paint
  • Paint brush
  • Knife
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • A hole puncher
  • Elastic

How To:

  1. Paint two paper plates brown using brown paint and brush. Use one paper plate as the kangaroo mask.
  1. Cut out sockets for eyes from the paper plate, which you will use as the mask, using a knife.
  1. Cut out ears from the other paper plate and paste them on the top of the mask at a proper position. Paint one side of the ears white and black.
  1. Paint a snout and mouth on the mask with black and brown paint.
  1. Make two holes in the mask on the outer side of eye sockets using a hole puncher, and string the elastic through both holes and tie its ends so that the mask fits around your kid’s head easily. Your kid will have lot of fun while making this kangaroo mask craft.

Did you try any of these wonderful kangaroo craft for kids? Which kangaroo crafts did your little one like the most? Tell us here. Leave a comment below!

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Mitha Shameer

Mitha is passionate about writing on topics related to women and children. She loves to present the brighter side of life to her readers in the form of her articles. She writes on games, stories, arts & craft, celebrations and more for MomJunction. When she isn't glued to online shopping websites, she loves reading books and watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S.