Fall is the perfect time to have your kids try their hand at watercolor painting, and this easy owl art for kids is the perfect place to start!
The free printable template makes it easy to get started, and kids can cut out and glue together their finished scene in no time.
Plus, there’s no need to worry about perfection – this project is all about your kids having fun and being proud of their work as an artist!
Whether they make their picture realistic or as colorful as a rainbow, we think they’ll love this project.
So gather up your supplies and have the kids give it a try today. They may just fall in love with watercolor painting!
Also, be sure to check out all of our fall crafts for kids.
Owl Art And Craft
- White art paper or thick cardstock
- Watercolors for kids
- Owl template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)
Download the owl template and print it out on white paper.
Let the kids paint each of the pieces, then let the paper dry completely. Take another piece of paper and let the kids paint it to be the background paper. Cut each of the pieces out.
Begin to make the owl by gluing the top head piece to the middle and top of the owl’s body.
Place the eye spots below the top head piece, on both sides of it.
Next, glue the eyes in the middle of the eye spots.
Glue the beak in between and just below the eyes.
Take the belly and glue it to the center of the body, then glue the wings on both sides of it.
Complete the owl by gluing the feet to the bottom and back of the owl’s body.
Create the scene by gluing the branch near the bottom of the page.
Next, glue the moon somewhere in the top half of the paper.
Finish up by gluing the owl on the branch.
Don’t you love how fun this ow craft is?!
Animal Ideas For Kids
There’s no denying that kids love animals. They’re often fascinated by their behavior, appearance, and the sounds they make. And who can blame them? Animals are amazing creatures!
That’s why incorporating animal-themed activities into your child’s routine can be such a great way to help them learn and have fun.
Not only will they be engaged and entertained, but they can also gain valuable knowledge about the natural world.
Best of all, these activities can be done offline – away from screens! So if you’re looking for some fun and educational animal activities for kids, here are a few great ideas to get you started.
Forest Animal Books For Kids
There are many benefits to reading out loud to your kids.
For one, it helps them to develop a love of reading. Hearing you read aloud can make the experience more enjoyable for them and help them to see how beneficial and fun reading can be.
Additionally, it helps them to develop their listening skills and attention span. When you read aloud, they need to pay close attention in order to follow along, which can be helpful in other areas of their life as well.
Finally, it helps them to improve their oral communication skills. As they listen to you read, they learn how to enunciate words and put together sentences, which will be helpful when they start speaking themselves.
Those are just a few of the reasons why we recommend starting with books. Try out some of these fun animal books for kids:
The Kissing Hand – This sweet book will not only have kids captivated, but it may also help with separation anxiety. We definitely recommend adding this one to your collection!
Peek-a-Flap Who – This board book is great for toddlers all the way up to kindergarten children. All kids love lifting the flaps, but there are also little facts about the animals in the forest.
Over in the Forest – We love this book for introducing kids to forest animals. Find the hidden animals, learn about forest animals, and discover baby animal names.
Kids’ Animal Crafts
Crafting is an excellent activity for kids for many reasons. It allows them to be creative and explore new ideas.
It also provides a sense of accomplishment when they complete a project.
In addition, crafting can be a great way for kids to bond with family and friends. Whether they’re making a card for Mother’s Day or decorating a gingerbread house craft for Christmas, crafting is a fun way for kids to express themselves and make lasting memories.
Try adding in some more of these fun forest animal crafts:
Paper Plate Skunk Craft – Skunks are one of the cutest animals around, and what could be more fun for kids than making their own skunk craft? This easy project only requires a few materials, and it’s a great way for kids to explore their creativity. Plus, it’s a lot of fun!
Wolf Paper Bag Puppet Craft – Kids love pretend play, so what could be more fun than putting on a puppet show? This wolf puppet craft is the perfect way to let them explore their creativity.
Easy Fox Craft – If you’re looking for an easy and simple fox craft made from paper, look no further! This forest animal is perfect for young kids who want to make something cute and cuddly. The best part is that it only requires a few supplies that you probably already have around the house. So gather up some paper, scissors, and glue, and let’s get started!
These animal do a dot printables are such a fun way for kids to learn! They can practice counting, fine motor skills, letter recognition, and more. Plus, they’re just so darn cute. Every kid will want to get their hands on these.
It’s no secret that kids love animals. And what better way to learn than by spending time with some of the most fascinating creatures on Earth? That’s why we’ve put together a collection of zoo animal worksheets for kids. These fun and educational worksheets help kids learn important skills like patterns, counting, handwriting, and more. Plus, they’re just plain fun!
Coloring is more than just a fun activity for kids. It can also help them develop important fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. And what could be more fun for a child than coloring in their favorite animals with these woodland animal coloring pages? Whether it’s a cute little fox or a happy deer, these coloring pages featuring these furry friends are sure to delight any child.
Fun Animal Products
- Decorate your little one’s room with these adorable woodland animal art prints.
- These forest animal figures are fun for kids to play with!
- Have the kids cozy up at bedtime with this snuggly moose plush.
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Ideas For Kids
- White art paper or thick cardstock
- Watercolors for kids
- Owl template
- Download the owl template and print it out on white paper.
- Let the kids paint each of the pieces, then let the paper dry completely. Take another piece of paper and let the kids paint it to be the background paper. Cut each of the pieces out.
- Begin to make the owl by gluing the top head piece to the middle and top of the owl's body.
- Place the eye spots below the top head piece, on both sides of it.
- Next, glue the eyes in the middle of the eye spots.
- Glue the beak in between and just below the eyes.
- Take the belly and glue it to the center of the body, then glue the wings on both sides of it.
- Complete the owl by gluing the feet to the bottom and back of the owl's body.
- Create the scene by gluing the branch near the bottom of the page.
- Next, glue the moon somewhere in the top half of the paper.
- Finish up by gluing the owl on the branch.