Owls are some of the cutest creatures!
Whether you’re making woodland owls, snowy owls, or anything in between, their big, bright eyes are so captivating.
We just love them, so we’ve put together a list of adorable owl crafts to make with the kids.
You can create an owl out of just about anything! Paper plates, foam cups, handprints, burlap, and more are all fair game.
You’ll find easy crafts to make with toddlers and preschoolers as well as owl crafts that your big kids will enjoy.
Let’s get started!
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Tell Mom or Dad, "Owl always love you," with an adorable owl-themed card. It's a terrific card for anyone who loves owls. Make owls in all kinds of bright, vibrant colors with our handy printable template.
Here's a sweet handprint craft for winter. Use our printable template for the snowy owl's body and your child's handprints for the wings. This is a wonderful activity to go along with snow owl books!
This is another fun iteration of the snowy handprint owl. The owl's body and wings are covered in cotton, making it super soft. The wings are also movable thanks to the brass fasteners.
Are you looking for a super simple owl craft? These cupcake liner owls are it! They're made with liners in fun fall colors, and the added embellishments make them even cuter.
Teaching the alphabet to your kids is a whole lot cuter these days with crafts like this one. If you don't have foam sheets, construction paper, or cardstock works great, too.
Inspired by the book Little Owl's Night, this owl is absolutely adorable with its huge eyes and tiny little body perched on a branch in the night.
Grab the aluminum foil from the kitchen to make these striking owls. Color and decorate your owl any way you'd like. The colors really pop against the foil.
These pretty paper owls are a total hoot. Isn't it wonderful when you only need one simple material to make something beautiful?
Grab some paper in a few different colors and get to work. The body is made with paper folded in an accordion style, and the rest is easy to cut and shape with your kiddos.
Gather some pinecones to make these pinecone owls with huge eyes and fluffy feathers. They'll look lovely on your mantle in the fall.
This sparkly snowy owl is a simple paper plate craft that toddlers and preschoolers will love. Made with two paper plates, feathers, paint, and glitter, it comes together quickly.
When the fall leaves begin to gather on the ground, it's the perfect time of year to make this fall leaf owl craft. Try making several owls to see which type of leaf makes the most true-to-life wing shape!
Use the toilet rolls you've been saving to make some colorful toilet paper roll owls. You can make all sorts of exciting combinations by changing the paint colors and the scrapbook paper pattern or color.
What a pair! This adorable owl duo is made with cotton balls, big googly eyes, and cardstock for the wings, beak, and feet. We love the starry blue background.
Burlap is great for kids' crafts. It has an interesting texture and natural color, so it's perfect for anything related to fall, especially owls.
These no-sew burlap owls are made by folding and adding embellishments like buttons and felt.
Make an adorable trio of owl babies to go along with the book Owl Babies by Martin Waddell. The owls get their fluffy appearance thanks to painting with soft pom-poms. Isn't that a fun art technique to try?
These popsicle stick owls make fun puppets to re-enact your favorite owl stories. You can also use these as bookmarks after the kids are finished playing with them.
Make an owl bird feeder to feed your feathered friends when food is scarce. It's made from a recycled juice carton, so this is a great time to talk to your kids about the importance of recycling, too.
Have a little artist on your hands? Painting these owl lids can be a fun family craft to do together. Turn them into ornaments or a cute piece of wall decor.
Put on a puppet show with a pair of owl paper bag puppets! The printable owl pattern makes this craft easy to put together with a group of kids or at home.
For another adorable snowy owl craft, try these pinecone winter owls. Pull cotton balls apart to get them fluffy, and stuff them in the crevices of the pinecone to give it that snowy owl appearance.
This flying owl craft is sure to get kids excited! The owl flies through the night sky using the craft stick behind the paper plate. How fun!
Kids can practice their scissor skills as they cut through paper plates to make the shapes needed for these paper plate owls. Wouldn't they look incredible taped up in your windows for fall?
This owl handprint doubles as a craft and a keepsake that you can add to the scrapbook or memory box. They're so simple to make, and the painted newspaper tree and branches are a nice touch.
Foam cups are excellent for crafting. You can make so many animals with a little imagination, like this white snowy owl. You could also paint the cups to make colorful owls.
There you have it—25 fun owl crafts to make with the kids. Which one will you try first?