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Handprint Arctic Fox Craft [Free Template Included]

Now that winter is in full swing, we’re snuggling up inside and making even more fun crafts with the kids!

When we think of cold weather animals, one of the first animals that come to mind is an arctic fox which is why we made this handprint arctic fox craft.

It’s a fun winter animal craft that’s great for young kids to make.

Be sure to download our free printable template so you can easily recreate this craft at home or at school.

Watch our quick video tutorial below to see exactly how we make this cute arctic fox!

Arctic Fox Craft For Kids

handprint arctic fox image collage with the words handprint arctic fox in the middle

Supplies

  • Gray and white cardstock or construction paper
  • Black marker
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Arctic Fox template (enter your email in the form at the end of the post to have it sent to you)

Directions

Download the arctic fox template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

hand holding handprint arctic fox craft template

Glue the face to the middle of the fox head, then use the black marker to draw on the nose just above the mouth line.

hand gluing face to handprint arctic fox craft
hand drawing nose on to handprint arctic fox

Trace your child’s hand onto a gray piece of paper and cut it out. Glue the completed arctic fox head to the thumb part of the handprint, like in the picture below.

hand gluing head to handprint arctic fox craft

Assemble the fox’s tail by gluing the white tip to the end of the tail. Use the scissors to trim off the excess paper.

hand gluing tail tip to handprint arctic fox craft

Glue the completed fox tail to the back of the handprint, along the pinky side.

hand gluing tail to handprint arctic fox craft

Use the black marker to draw on the paw lines along each of the four legs.

hand drawing paws onto handprint arctic fox
two handprint arctic fox crafts

And you’re done! This is such a fun and simple winter project kids will have a blast making!

Winter Unit For Kids

We often receive emails from readers wondering if we have more content to fit into a theme. Since this craft is perfect for a winter themed unit, we’re sharing more ideas to pull together a winter unit in a flash!

Choose a few or do them all throughout the week!

hand holding handprint arctic fox

If you want to mix art and education, try out these winter do a dot printables. There are over 25 pages of activities to do that are perfect for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten kids.

These printables are great for helping kids work on counting, letter recognition, patterns, and more!

Another fun printable activity are these winter I Spy printables. They’re fun, plus they help kids with visual recognition skills.

If crafts are more your style, we’ve got plenty of ideas to keep you busy! Some of our readers’ favorites include this penguin headband craft, this puffy paint snow globe craft, and this photo Eskimo craft.

Need some simple sensory play ideas? Try out this arctic animal sensory bin. It’s filled with faux snow that kids can’t get enough of!

This snow slime is another easy sensory activity that kids will want to play with all time!

Share With Us

Did you make this craft with your kids or students? We’d love to feature them on our social media!

For a chance to have your child’s craft featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

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hand holding handprint arctic fox

Handprint Arctic Fox Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 14 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

See how easy it is to transform your child or student's handprint into this cute handprint arctic fox craft!

Materials

  • Gray and white cardstock or construction paper
  • Black marker
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Arctic Fox template

Instructions

  1. Download the arctic fox template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Glue the face to the middle of the fox head, then use the black marker to draw on the nose just above the mouth line.
  3. Trace your child's hand onto a gray piece of paper and cut it out. Glue the completed arctic fox head to the thumb part of the handprint, like in the picture.
  4. Assemble the fox's tail by gluing the white tip to the end of the tail. Use the scissors to trim off the excess paper.
  5. Glue the completed fox tail to the back of the handprint, along the pinky side.
  6. Use the black marker to draw on the paw lines along each of the four legs.

Free Arctic Fox Template

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Antonina Feliciano

Saturday 13th of February 2021

Awesome project! Can't wait to use it with my kindergartners!! Thank you.

Sam T

Saturday 13th of February 2021

Yay! So glad! You're welcome!

rene

Wednesday 13th of January 2021

cute fox craft

Sam T

Thursday 14th of January 2021

Thanks, Rene!

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