Skip to Content

Easy Raccoon Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Looking for a quick and easy raccoon craft for the kids to make? This one is perfect!

It’s simple, comes with a free printable template, and only needs a few supplies to create it.

We love creating animal crafts for kids and think this one is great for a woodland animal or forest animal theme!

Read on below or watch our quick video tutorial to see how easy it is to make with your kids or students.

Raccoon Craft For Kids

collage of paper raccoon craft images with the words "raccoon craft" in between

Supplies

Related: Paper Bag Fox Craft

Directions

Download the raccoon template, print and cut out the pieces.

hands holding raccoon template

Attach the top head part of the raccoon to the bottom part, making sure to align the edges.

There will be a small gap between the top of the mouth and the bottom of the gray head. This is where the nose goes. Glue the black nose halfway on the gray piece and the white piece.

hands gluing on gray head piece to raccoon head
hands gluing on nose to raccoon head

Glue the dark gray raccoon eye part on either side of the nose. Use scissors to trim off the excess paper.

hands gluing on gray area to raccoon head

Place the eyes on the dark gray piece you glued on in the previous step and glue in place.

hands gluing on eyes to paper raccoon head

Use the .75″ circle punch or scissors to make two small circles. Glue these circles on as cheeks just to the outside of the eyes.

hands gluing on pink cheek to paper raccoon craft

Glue the head to the raccoon body.

hands gluing on paper raccoon head to raccoon body

Complete the ears by gluing the inner ear to the outer ear, then glue the completed ears to the top of the raccoon’s head.

hands gluing on inner ear to outer ear, with paper raccoon to the right

Now you have a cute little raccoon craft! If you enjoyed this craft, you’ll also enjoy making this paper bear craft!

two completed paper raccoon crafts on marble background with blue fabric

Forest Animal Ideas

This craft is perfect for a forest animal or woodland animal preschool unit. Need some more ideas that work with this craft? Check out our ideas below!

Start off with some fun forest animal books like these ones:

Next, try out a simple sensory bin to let the kids explore with this forest animal sensory bin.

Work on fine motor skills and talk about shapes and patterns with these fall animal pattern block mats.

Finish off with these forest animal coloring pages or this emergent reader book!

one  completed paper raccoon crafts on marble background with blue fabric

Share With Us

Did you make this raccoon craft with your kids or students?

We’d love for you to snap a picture of your completed project and share it with us by posting on our Facebook page’s wall or in our private Facebook group.

More Easy Craft Ideas

More Animal Ideas For Kids

Raccoon Craft For Kids

Raccoon Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This easy raccoon craft for kids is great for a woodland or forest animal theme!

Materials

  • Cardstock or construction paper (in shades of gray, white, black and pink)
  • Glue
  • Raccoon template

Tools

  • Scissors
  • .75" circle punch (optional)

Instructions

  1. Download the raccoon template, print and cut out the pieces.
  2. Attach the top head part of the raccoon to the bottom part, making sure to align the edges.
  3. There will be a small gap between the top of the mouth and the bottom of the gray head. This is where the nose goes. Glue the black nose halfway on the gray piece and the white piece.
  4. Glue the dark gray raccoon eye part on either side of the nose. Use scissors to trim off the excess paper.
  5. Place the eyes on the dark gray piece you glued on in the previous step and glue in place.
  6. Use the .75" circle punch or scissors to make two small circles. Glue these circles on as cheeks just to the outside of the eyes.
  7. Glue the head to the raccoon body.
  8. Complete the ears by gluing the inner ear to the outer ear, then glue the completed ears to the top of the raccoon's head.

Free Raccoon Craft Template

Tags

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Skip to Instructions