Top 7 Wolf Craft Ideas For Kids

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Did you know that humans consider wolves as the most fearsome animals? But wolves seldom attack humans! Wolves attack domestic animals, and perhaps this is the reason for humans to have a negative opinion on them. Adding to this are the innumerable movies we have with wolves in negative shades. If you do not want your kid to fear the beast, or rather get fascinated with it, introduce the animal in his art works! MomJunction shares some interesting wolf crafts for kids. Try them out with your children and they will love the experience!

7 Amazing Wolf Crafts For Kids:

1. Wolf Mask Craft:

You Will Need:

  • Printable Wolf Template – Here
  • Colored printer
  • Card stock paper or greeting card
  • Scissors
  • String

How To:

  1. Print the mask template. You can use cardstock paper or a greeting card or cereal box cardboard to make the mask sturdier.
  1. After printing the mask, cut it out along the outline.
  1. Cut out the eyes so that your child can see through the masks.
  1. Next, make holes on both sides of the mask.
  1. Cut out two pieces of string and tie around the hole. You can tell your preschooler to do this activity.
  1. Tie the mask at the back of your child’s head and watch as he howls. This is one of the simple and best wolf crafts for preschoolers to make!

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2. Sock Wolf:

You Will Need:

  • Gray Sock
  • Rice
  • Needle and thread
  • Black bead or button
  • Small white buttons

How To:

  1. Put the sock on the table and cut a diagonal line from the top of the sock.
  1. Ask your preschooler to fill the toe section with rice.
  1. When your child has filled the toe section with rice, fold the sock over the top point and stitch in place.
  1. Now take the discarded pieces of the sock, and cut off the elastic cuff. You even have to cut a strip of sock for the tail.
  1. Now fold the sock in half and stick the open seams. Now stitch it to the rear of the body.
  1. To make the legs, cut four pairs of triangles from the sock scrap.
  1. For each pair of the rectangle, you have to sew around the three sides and then turn inside out. Now stitch the open end to the body of the wolf.
  1. Lastly, sew the buttons on to make the nose and eyes.

3. Wolf Toilet Paper Roll Craft:

You Will Need:

  • Toilet paper roll or cardboard tube
  • A printer
  • Scissors
  • Paper
  • Glue

How To:

  1. Download and print the template.
  1. Tell your preschooler to stick the rectangular piece around the toilet paper tube and tail on the back of the toilet paper roll. It will give a 3D effect to the craft.
  1. Now tell him to stick the head on the front of the toilet paper roll.
  1. Stick the paws, and your wolf is ready.

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4. Wooden Spoon Wolf Puppet:

You Will Need:

  • Wooden spoon
  • Wiggle eyes
  • Gray paint
  • Black felt
  • Gray felt
  • Glue

How To:

  1. Tell your child to paint the spoon gray and leave it to dry.
  1. Cut two triangles from the gray felt for the ears and tell your child to stick it to the spoon.
  1. Now you cut a large triangle for the muzzle and snip around the edges. It will make the muzzle shaggy. Tell your child to stick the muzzle to the spoon.
  1. Now cut a black felt circle for the nose and stick on the spoon.
  1. Ask him to attach the wiggle eyes and the wolf puppet craft is ready.

5. Paper Plate Wolf:

You Will Need:

  • Large paper plate
  • Brown tissue paper
  • Black, brown and white cardstock
  • Stapler
  • School glue
  • Scissors

How To:

  1. Cut the brown tissue paper into small squares.
  1. Now take the paper plate and tell your child to put a generous amount of glue on it.
  1. Ask your child to place the tissue paper on the glue, until the plate is completely covered.
  1. While he is working on that, you cut out the wolf’s facial features like nose, ears, eyes and teeth from the cardstock paper.
  1. Finish the craft by asking your kid to glue the facial features on the designated positions of the paper plate. Display your child’s work proudly in his room. This is the perfect and simple wolf craft for kids to make during his leisure time. 

6. Wolf Organizer:

You Will Need:

  • 1 cereal box
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • 2 brown bags (grocery bags)
  • White glue
  • Black marker
  • Paint (optional)

How To:

  1. Make two triangles on the cereal box, and cut them out. Your child may need your help in this.
  1. The triangle at the bottom is the body of the wolf. The inside can be left as it is or painted.
  1. Now lay the paper bag on a surface and cut it The plain side should face up.
  1. Ask your preschooler to trace the triangle’s side and bottom edges on brown paper.
  1. Cut out the strips, leaving ½ inch extra on each side of the tracing.
  1. Apply a little glue on the bottom and side edges, and glue the brown paper strips on the sides. You can take the excess paper and fold it over the box’s sides.
  1. Trace and cut triangles from the brown paper and cover the box’s sides. Make sure you don’t leave any spot.
  1. Draw a wolf’s tail with the spare brown paper to give a fringed appearance.
  1. Cut the ears and tail
  1. Stick the tail, ears and the head to the box.
  1. Finally, tell your preschooler to make the feet, legs and other things on the box.

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7. Wolf Paw Cookies:

  • Cookie dough
  • Melted chocolate
  • Chocolate sprinkles
  • White chocolate chips

How To:

  1. This craft will also double as a snack. You can either prepare the cookie beforehand or let your preschooler do the decoration or make the cookie with your child.
  1. After making the cookies, tell your child to dip the top, one-third cookie in the melted chocolate.
  1. Add some chocolate sprinkles on the top to resemble the fur.
  1. You can make the claws by adding the white chocolate morsels on top of the melted chocolate.
  1. The melted chocolate will be too hot for the preschoolers to dip their own cookies. So you can let him press the chocolate chips and sprinkles on it.

These wolf craft ideas are perfect for pairing with the fables with wolves as the main character. And do not forget to tell us how your child liked these crafts by commenting below!

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