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Mouse Headband Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Are you learning about farm animals or do you need a M is for mouse activity? If so, this mouse headband craft is a great choice!

It’s a fun and quick activity that kids can do on their own and it comes with a free printable template.

On top of being an engaging activity, it can also help your child work on learning to use scissors more effectively, follow directions, and explore creativity!

Once kids have created their own paper headbands, they’ll want to wear them around and show them to everyone they know!

Be sure to check out all of our headband crafts for kids to find even more fun ideas!

Mouse Craft For Kids

mouse headband craft image collage with the words mouse headband

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Tape
  • Crayons or markers (if using the coloring version)
  • Mouse template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

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

hand holding mouse headband craft template

Begin to make the mouse by gluing the inner ears to the outer ears of the mouse. You’ll want the bottom of the inner ears to hang below the outer ears. Trim off the excess paper.

hand gluing inner ear to mouse headband craft

Next, glue the lower part of the face in the middle of the headband, about .5″ from the bottom of the headband.

hand gluing lower face to mouse headband craft

Position the eyes below the eyebrows so that they’re slightly on top of the lower portion of the face.

hand gluing eye to mouse headband craft

Take the nose and glue it to the top of the mouth lines.

hand gluing nose to mouse headband craft

Glue the tooth just below the mouth.

hand gluing tooth to mouse headband craft

Place the cheeks on either side of the mouth and glue them in place.

hand gluing cheek to mouse headband craft

Finish off the headband by taping an extender on either side of the base.

hand taping extender to mouse headband craft

Kids are going to love wearing this cute mouse headband!

mouse headband craft

Farm Unit For Kids

Don’t let the fun stop here! Create an entire farm unit for kids that will help them learn and have fun. Below are some of our favorite ideas to help get you started.

First, we recommend starting with reading aloud to kids. Reading to kids can help them with reading comprehension, improve their vocabulary, and so much more!

Below are a few top-rated farm books for kids:

Mr.s Wishy-Washy’s Farm is a classic farm animal books for kids. In this story, the animals revolt against Mrs. Wishy-Washy’s baths and leave the farm. You have to read the story to find out what crazy shenanigans the animals run into after they leave the farm!

Little Blue Truck is one of the most popular books in our house. The cool illustrations and rhyming words really make this story fun to read. And with a whole series after this one, kids love getting to know the characters more and more!

The Cow Said Neigh! is a fun and silly book about farm animals who wish they were another farm animal. Kids will enjoy the rhyming and learn that each of us (animals included) has strengths we should embrace.

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Another activity we really enjoy is crafting with kids! Crafting is not only fun, but can help improve fine motor skills, creativity, and perseverance. Try adding in more fun crafts – here are some of our favorites:

These farm color by number printables are perfect for kids. Kids can practice their counting skills, work on fine motor skills and have fun coloring in these cute animals. It’s a great way to keep your children entertained and learning!

For more learning, use these farm animal printables. They’re a fun and easy preschool or kindergarten activity that’s easy to print and use. It can help kids with letter recognition, counting, fine motor skills, and more!

mouse headband craft

If your child is working on numbers, use these farm themed number sense printables from Homeschool Preschool for a fun and easy option!

This farm play dough kit is a great sensory activity for young kids. They’ll be excited to explore all the different textures and toys included!

Working on letter recognition? Try out this D is for donkey printable to help your child learn to recognize uppercase and lowercase D.

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!

More Farm Ideas For Kids

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Mouse Headband Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Tape
  • Crayons or markers (if using the coloring version)
  • Mouse template

Instructions

  1. Download the mouse template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin to make the mouse by gluing the inner ears to the outer ears of the mouse. You'll want the bottom of the inner ears to hang below the outer ears. Trim off the excess paper.
  3. Next, glue the lower part of the face in the middle of the headband, about .5" from the bottom of the headband.
  4. Position the eyes below the eyebrows so that they're slightly on top of the lower portion of the face.
  5. Take the nose and glue it to the top of the mouth lines.
  6. Glue the tooth just below the mouth.
  7. Place the cheeks on either side of the mouth and glue them in place.
  8. Finish off the headband by taping an extender on either side of the base.

Mouse Craft Template

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