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Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft

I love making crafts with my kiddos using supplies that I have around the house. One of my favorite mediums is paper plates, which are cheap and easy to come by. For one of our recent winter crafts, my daughter and I made a simple but adorable arctic fox.

Materials

  • White paper plates
  • White paper
  • Cotton balls
  • Wiggle eyes
  • Pink pompom
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Instructions

  1. Fold one paper plate in half.
  2. Cut a triangle from another paper plate.
  3. Cut four rectangle legs, two triangle ears, and one half circle tail from the white paper.
  4. Glue the two triangle ears to the top back of the triangle paper plate head.
  5. Glue two wiggle eyes and the pink pompom nose to the front of the head.
  6. Glue the four legs and tail to the inside of the folded paper plate.
  7. Glue the paper plate closed.
  8. Glue the head to the front of the folded paper plate opposite the tail.
  9. Use binder clips to secure the folded paper plate and head while the glue dries.
  10. Glue cotton balls all over the body, head, and tail of the fox.
  11. Display the arctic fox paper plate craft.

Supplies for Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft Folding a Paper Plate in Half for the Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft

Head, Ears, and Legs for the Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft Gluing the Ears on the Head for the Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft

Gluing the Eyes and Nose on the Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft Gluing the Legs on the Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft

Gluing Together the Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft Adding Cotton Balls to the Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft

Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft

Image Credits

Supplies for Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
Folding a Paper Plate in Half for the Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
Head, Ears, and Legs for the Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
Gluing the Ears on the Head for the Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
Gluing the Eyes and Nose on the Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
Gluing the Legs on the Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
Gluing Together the Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
Adding Cotton Balls to the Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson
Arctic Fox Paper Plate Craft © 2015 Heather Johnson

  • Danielle Knapp

    This is very cute. We’re having a rainy day at home today so I think we’ll give this a try.

  • Jacqui Odell

    This is so cute!!! I love that it’s pretty easy to do with a toddler too.

  • Lee Allport

    Oh how cute is that! My kids are too old for crafts but my niece is just the right age!

  • That is so cute! I used to love doing crafts like this with my students when I taught preschool!

  • scentednights2002

    What a fun idea. I love crafts that use things I already have on hand.

  • laci carlson

    I love this and so will my littles thanks so much !

  • My girls love animals and drawing them. They would love to make this!

  • Laura

    This is super cute! I love all of the childrens crafts on your website! 🙂

  • tantip1

    This is so easy and cute, would be a lot of fun putting this together with the kids.

  • Rosie

    this is perfect for a snowy day, we see foxes sometimes, and of course, everyone is intrigued by them!

  • Amber Ludwig

    Super cute!! We have little red foxes outside our house, maybe we could color our cotton balls reddish orange?!?! 😉

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