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Paper Plate Walrus Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Winter is finally here! If your children love the winter season, they’ll love this paper plate walrus.

This adorable animal craft is a fun activity to do at home or at school.

Your little ones will not only enjoy the experience but can also learn about this interesting arctic animal!

Today, we’re showing you how to create this step by step. We’re also sharing a free printable template to make it even easier!

If you need more activities, you can browse through our favorite winter animal crafts and find the one that’s perfect for your little ones!

Be sure to watch our quick video tutorial below to see exactly how to make this fun craft!

Easy Walrus Craft

paper plate walrus craft image collage with the words paper plate walrus in the middle

Supplies

Directions

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

hands holding paper plate walrus craft template

Paint the paper plate in 1-2 thin coats of paint and let dry completely.

hands painting paper plate brown

Trace the walrus head template onto the paper plate and cut off the top section only.

Position the eyes towards the top of the head and glue in place.

hand gluing eyes to paper plate walrus craft

Glue the nose to the middle of the mouth, then glue the tusks behind and on the bottom of the mouth. Use the marker to draw on whisker holes.

hand gluing nose to paper plate walrus craft
hand gluing tusks to paper plate walrus craft

Take this completed piece and glue it slightly overtop the bottom of the eyes.

hand gluing mouth, nose, and tusks to paper plate walrus craft

That’s it! Isn’t this a fun craft to do with the kids this winter?!

two paper plate walrus crafts

Winter Unit For Kids

Need some more ideas to pull together a winter unit study for preschoolers? We’re sharing some more simple ideas below!

To bring out even more creativity and keep learning, try out these winter do a dot printables. They are super simple to get started with. Just download, print, grab your dot markers, and go!

They’ll help kids with:

  • fine motor skills
  • letter recognition
  • counting
  • patterns
  • visual discrimination
hand holding paper plate walrus craft

These winter I Spy printables are another quick activity that will help your children stay engaged and learning.

Besides printables, we’ve got loads more winter crafts to keep the kids busy all season long!

If you need more winter animal crafts, try out this handprint walrus craft or this printable reindeer craft.

paper plate walrus craft

For non-animal winter crafts, try out this snowman paper plate craft, this paper bag snowman craft, or this snow globe Frozen craft.

Spend more time on the winter theme by reading some winter books for kids! These are great for home or the classroom.

The Biggest Snowman Ever – When the mayor of Mouseville announces the town snowman contest, Clayton and Desmond claim that they will each make the biggest snowman ever.

The Snowy Day – This story shows a child’s wonder at a new world and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever.

Sneezy The Snowman– Sneezy is COLD! And he’s trying to warm up without success. But, the kids know exactly how to help him!

These winter activity coins will kick boredom to the curb! They’re cute and a fun way to discover new ideas.

Pull out this winter play dough kit to give the kids some fun hands-on sensory play!

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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!

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hand holding paper plate walrus craft

Paper Plate Walrus Craft

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Drying Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 32 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

See how easy it is to make this paper plate walrus craft with the kids this winter! It's a fun arctic animal craft that has a printable template!

Materials

  • Paper plates
  • Brown paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Colored cardstock
  • Glue stick
  • Pencil
  • Black marker
  • Scissors
  • Walrus template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Instructions

  1. Download the walrus template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Paint the paper plate in 1-2 thin coats of paint and let dry completely.
  3. Trace the walrus head template onto the paper plate and cut off the top section only.
  4. This paper plate walrus is the best way to spend time together with your children during the winter season!
  5. Position the eyes towards the top of the head and glue in place.
  6. Glue the nose to the middle of the mouth, then glue the tusks behind and on the bottom of the mouth. Use the marker to draw on whisker holes.
  7. Take this completed piece and glue it slightly overtop the bottom of the eyes.

Free Walrus Craft Template

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wendy

Sunday 29th of August 2021

good craft for toddler

Maxine

Wednesday 7th of July 2021

Thanks for the Paper plate Walrus template

Sam

Friday 9th of July 2021

No problem!

Debbi Simpson

Sunday 9th of May 2021

Please send me Walwrus template

Sam T

Monday 10th of May 2021

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you ?

chelsie m stinson

Tuesday 4th of May 2021

I'd love a walrus printable .

Sam T

Tuesday 4th of May 2021

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the post and the link will be sent to you ?

Kristin Cunningham

Wednesday 28th of April 2021

I'd love to have the walrus printable

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