4 Fun And Interesting Kangaroo Crafts For Kids

Kangaroo Crafts

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The sight of a hopping kangaroo with a joey in its pouch is indeed splendid. And, if you have a little kangaroo lover at home, who keeps hopping around the house just like one, you can consider furthering his interest in Kangaroos, by using a variety of mediums. Today, Momjunction is here to talk about kangaroo crafts for kids, and how they are a fun and engaging activity. So, read on for some amazing kangaroo craft ideas below:

4 Fun Kangaroo Crafts For Kids

1. Simple Paper Carved Kangaroo Craft:

Kangaroo Crafts - 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.

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2. Kangaroo Dot Painting:

Kangaroo Crafts - 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:

Kangaroo Crafts - 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.

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4. Kangaroo Paper Plate Mask:

Kangaroo Crafts - 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.

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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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