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Happy Mother’s Day Raccoon Craft (Free Template)

Kids adore getting creative, especially when it comes to crafting something special for their moms. It’s a sweet tradition to create a cute keepsake that she will cherish “fur-ever”. 

On her special day this year, add an extra dose of cuteness with this Happy Mother’s Day raccoon craft. This adorable paper craft will surely bring smiles to both kids and their moms.

Kids will have a blast cutting and assembling the raccoon, but we also know that they’ll be refining their fine motor skills along the way, too. It’s a win-win situation – kids get to enjoy the creative process, and Mom receives a handmade gift she’ll love.

Explore our collection of Mother’s Day crafts for kids and discover even more great ways to show Mom just how much she’s loved and appreciated.

Craft For Mother’s Day

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Simply download our free template and gather up some colorful paper, scissors, and glue to get started! This is a great craft for kids to make either at home, in the classroom, or daycare to surprise Mom on her special day.

Crafting is an incredible way for children to develop essential skills. As they snip, paste, and follow instructions to craft their Knuffle Bunny, they’re honing fine motor skills, enhancing their ability to follow directions, and nurturing creativity. 

We’ve made it super easy for you to get started on this fun craft. Simply download our free template, and use our step-by-step instructions. Gather up a few supplies, and the kids will be all set to make this cute craft! 

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Raccoon template (click the “click here to get this freebie” image at the end to open the form)

Directions

Start by downloading the raccoon template and printing it out. Once you have the template printed, gather the materials needed for this fun activity. Get those scissors ready, and let’s help the kids bring this raccoon template to life!

Hand holding Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft template

First, guide your child to position the body to the center of the base template and secure it with glue.

Hand gluing body to base template of Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft

Next, help your little artist glue the face mask above the nose.

Hand gluing the eye spots of Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft

Take the eyes and place them on the face mask.

Hand gluing the eye of Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft

Now, glue the arms on the sides of the raccoon.

Hand gluing the hands of Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft

Next, it’s time to add some paws! Guide your child to glue the paws to the hands.

Hand gluing paws of Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft

Encourage your child to glue the inner ears to the outer ears.

Hand gluing the inner ears of Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft

Place the feet at the bottom and the back of the body, and secure them in place with glue.

Hand gluing the feet of Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft

Create the raccoon’s tail by gluing the stripes on it.

Hand gluing the stripes on tail of Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft

Take the tail and glue it to the back of the body.

Hand gluing tail of Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft

Now, place the raccoon on the colored paper and glue it down.

Hand gluing the raccoon to the background paper of Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft

Finally, help your child glue the hearts to the colored paper.

Hand gluing the heart of Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft
finished example of Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft

Be sure to check out our animal crafts while you’re here! Your kids will love creating more fun projects like this one!

Finished example of Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft

Ideas For Kids

Mothers Day Ideas For Kids

Looking for ways to make Mother’s Day extra special this year? We’ve gathered some ideas for projects that will bring joy to Mom’s heart, and provide a wonderful opportunity for kids to show their love and appreciation in a meaningful way.

Keep reading below to explore some of our favorite ideas for books, crafts, and activities where kids can express creativity and love to make this Mother’s Day one to remember!

Two finished example of Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft

Mother’s Day Books For Kids

I Turned My Mom Into A Unicorn – If your child loves the Ted and Friends books, they’ll get a chuckle out of this one about Ted’s mom! Ted feels his mom is too grumpy, but when he turns his mom into a unicorn, will everything be fixed? This book is short and simple for young kids and shares the message of appreciating the goodness in their lives.

The Night Before Mother’s Day – These books are always fun and sweet and this one is no different! Read this story to see how a dad and his two daughters prepare to pamper mom for Mother’s Day!

What Not To Give Your Mom On Mother’s Day -Follow a boy and his mom in a story of all the things you shouldn’t give to your mom, unless she’s an animal. This is a simple story kids will enjoy with a cute message at the end!

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Paper Mothers Day Crafts

Mother’s Day Ice Cream Craft – Make Mother’s Day extra sweet with our ice cream craft! Your little ones will have a blast creating this adorable project, and moms will love receiving such a sweet keepsake. Dads, don’t forget to grab Mom’s favorite ice cream to enjoy alongside these cute creations!

I Love You To Pieces Mother’s Day Craft – Celebrate Mom’s love with this heart craft! Our “I love you to pieces” craft is perfect for kids of all ages. It’s easy to create a personalized masterpiece by choosing Mom’s favorite color for the heart or sticking with pink for a classic look.

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Sunflower Mother’s Day Craft – Brighten Mom’s day with a personalized sunflower craft! Let your kids shine by adding their photo to the center of the flower. It’s a heartwarming way to say “thanks for helping me grow.” Spread smiles and love with this special handmade gift!

Handprint Cactus Mother’s Day Card – Bring a smile to Mom’s face with this handprint card that’s easy and fun for kids of all ages. This personalized cactus card is perfect to show Mom just how much she’s appreciated.

Free Mother’s Day Activities

Our printable Mother’s Day coupons are easy to prepare and kids can add their personal touch by coloring them in. This sweet and affordable gift will be a hit each time Mom redeems a coupon for a free art masterpiece, warm hug, or fun ice cream date.

Plus, they’re easy to assemble, so go ahead and download and personalize them!

Looking for a no-prep activity for kids to celebrate Mom? Our Mother’s Day color by numbers include 3 cute illustrations perfect for surprising Mom with. Coloring by numbers is a blast and helps kiddos hone skills like identifying numbers and colors, staying focused, and coordinating those little hands.

Download now and watch their creativity and skills blossom with each space filled in!

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Don’t stress about finding the perfect Mother’s Day gift—our free printable Mother’s Day crown has you covered! Just print it out, and let your little ones use their creativity with coloring. Add their special touches and a sweet poem or note for Mom.

Only basic supplies and a printer are needed, so it’s a hassle-free project that’ll make Mom feel like royalty! Download the free template now and make her day unforgettable!

Make Mom’s day extra special with these Mother’s Day coloring pages! Kids will have fun coloring in these pictures and bookmarks that make the perfect gift for mom, aunts and grandmas. Simply print and let creativity take off! For added durability, print on cardstock and laminate the bookmarks.

After coloring, flip the pages and let kids write personalized messages, to create cherished keepsakes for years to come!

Single finished example of Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft

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!

Activities For Kids

Finished example of Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft

Happy Mother's Day Raccoon Craft

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

On her special day this year, add an extra dose of cuteness with this Happy Mother’s Day raccoon craft. This adorable paper craft will surely bring smiles to both kids and their moms.

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Raccoon template

Instructions

  1. Download the raccoon template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Start by positioning the belly in the center of the raccoon's body and glue it in place.
  3. Next, glue the face mask piece above the nose.
  4. Place the eyes on the face mask and glue them in place.
  5. Glue the arms on the sides of the raccoon.
  6. Now, take the paws and glue them to the hands.
  7. Next, glue the inner ears to the outer ears.
  8. Place the feet at the bottom and back of the body and glue them in place.
  9. Make the raccoon’s tail by gluing the stripes on it.
  10. Take the tail and glue it in the back of the body.
  11. Place the raccoon on the colored paper and glue it in place.
  12. Finally, glue the hearts to the colored paper.

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Paula

Monday 20th of May 2024

Sam, this Happy Mother’s Day raccoon craft is so adorable! Thanks so much for sharing this wonderful Mother's Day racoon template with Sweet Tea & Friends Link Up this month.

Sam

Tuesday 21st of May 2024

Thanks so much ◡̈

Jess

Wednesday 1st of May 2024

This is adorable!

Sam

Wednesday 1st of May 2024

Thank you! I'm so glad you think so!

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