This handprint snowy owl craft is a fun winter activity for the kids to do at home or in the classroom!
We can’t get enough of our winter animal crafts, but we realized we were a little low in the choices of winter-themed handprint crafts.
So, to provide you with some more options we’re releasing several new, cute and easy handprint crafts for winter.
This craft, like all the others, is super simple because we include a free printable template for you to use too. All you need to do is download the template (the download form is located at the end of this page) and get crafting!
Read our simple directions below or watch our step-by-step video tutorial to learn exactly how to make this cute owl handprint craft with your kids or students.
Also, be sure to check out all of our snowy owl activities for more ideas!
Winter Owl Handprint Craft
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Some of the reasons we love handprint crafts are that they’re simple and cheap to make! All you’ll need is some colored paper, scissors, and glue. It doesn’t get much easier than that, right?
In case you’re curious, we prefer using colored card stock over construction paper because we love the vibrant colors of the card stock. If colored card stock isn’t an option for you, feel free to use construction paper!
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Glue stick
- Snowy owl craft template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the snowy owl craft template, print, and cut out the pieces.
Place the white owl’s face at the top of the owl’s body and glue it in place.
Glue the owl’s beak so it’s halfway on the face and halfway on the body.
Make the owl’s eyes by gluing the black circle onto the larger yellow circles.
Place the completed eyes in the middle of the owl’s white face and glue them down.
Glue the owl’s feet at the bottom of the owl’s body, letting half of the feet hang over the bottom of the body.
Trace your child’s right and left hands on the gray card stock and cut out.
Place your child’s handprints, one on each side, with the thumbs pointed up on each side of the owl body, and secure them with glue.
Isn’t that such a simple and cute winter animal craft for kids?
Winter Animal Ideas For Kids
With just a few minutes of creative thinking, parents, and teachers can create a winter-themed educational and fun experience for kids! Try incorporating some of our fun ideas to get started – including children’s books, activities, and crafts.
Learning about the iconic symbols of winter can be an engaging activity for young minds. Children will love to explore the snow-filled landscape through picture books, create themed projects and stay entertained with winter indoor fun. These activities provide a great opportunity for them to learn more about this season in a creative way!
Winter Children’s Books
Reading aloud to kids is one of the best ways to bring fun and learning into their lives this winter. It provides them with unique opportunities to learn and grow, explore different climates, exercise their imagination, and build essential language skills.
Kids can explore stories through different voices and characterizations, allowing for a richer experience than if the story was read silently.
In addition, reading aloud allows children to experience books as living things that contain exciting adventures and unpredictable surprises – something that can be enjoyed regardless of age or culture!
Here are some of the best winter animal books.
Polar Bear Island is a fun book for winter! Polar Bear Island is just that – only for polar bears! That is until Kirby the penguin comes to visit. She turns the place around and adds tons of interesting excitement, but will the polar bears let her stay? You have to check it out and see for yourself!
Tacky The Penguin– This is a great book for children to learn about acceptance and valuing others for exactly who they are.
Owl Babies– A sweet book that teaches kids that Mom always comes back! It’s especially great for children who may have separation anxiety.
Kids’ Winter Crafts
Walrus Arctic Animal Craft – This cute walrus paper craft is the perfect way to introduce kids to arctic animals. It is an engaging, fun, and creative activity that will help children learn more about these fascinating creatures. Kids will enjoy assembling this fun paper craft while learning about polar habitats and the adaptations of arctic animals.
Paper Plate Penguin Craft – This penguin craft is a fun activity for kids of all ages! All you need is some paint, scissors, and glue to create an adorable penguin. The end result will be a delightfully creative paper plate penguin that kids can proudly display in their rooms!
Popsicle Stick Polar Bear Craft – This easy and fun polar bear craft is perfect for kids! All you need is a few basic crafting supplies and our free template. Once the bear is assembled, it can either be used as a cute decorative piece or instantly turn it into a fridge magnet with a simple magnet backing. Kids will love this simple yet creative craft project!
Snowy Owl Contact Paper Craft – This snow owl suncatcher craft is a great activity for kids! It’s easy to make and puts a cheerful touch on any window. Kids will have fun making it and then watching as the sunlight streams in through their bright new suncatcher!
Winter Kids’ Activities
Get ready for some coloring fun with these free polar bear color by numbers! Kids can learn how to recognize numbers and colors while having a blast coloring adorable polar bears. Not only are these printables great for honing children’s counting and color-matching skills, but they also help them to improve their focus, patience, and attention span.
Who said learning to use scissors can’t be fun? With these polar bear cutting activity pages, kids can have a blast while practicing and improving their fine motor skills. Using scissors is great for developing dexterity, coordination, and hand-eye coordination – perfect for pre-schoolers, pre-k, and kindergarteners!
Kids will have tons of fun with these walrus worksheets! Not only do they help children practice handwriting, but they also help them recognize the letter W and develop their scissor-cutting skills. These worksheets are designed to promote age-appropriate learning in a fun way.
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More Winter Ideas For Kids
- Colored cardstock or construction paper
- Glue stick
- Snowy owl craft template
- Download the snowy owl craft template, print, and cut out the pieces.
- Place the white owl face at the top of the owl's body and glue it in place.
- Glue the owl’s beak so it’s halfway on the face and halfway on the body.
- Make the owl’s eyes by gluing the black circle onto the larger yellow circles.
- Place the completed eyes in the middle of the owl’s white face and glue them down.
- Glue the owl’s feet at the bottom of the owl’s body, letting half of the feet hang over the bottom of the body.
- Trace your child’s right and left hands on the gray card stock and cut out.
- Place your child’s handprints, one on each side, with the thumbs pointed up on each side of the owl body, and secure them with glue.