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Popsicle Stick Arctic Fox Craft [Free Template]

Ready for another fun arctic animal project? This popsicle stick arctic fox craft is a great way to pass the time with your kids on those cold winter days. 

This is one of our favorite winter animal crafts for kids to date. We love that this is a simple project that allows us to spend time as a family together. 

This project combines your kids love of art and crafting into one fun activity. 

We have made it super simple for you to create this arctic fox craft with your kids by using our free printable template. Just download print, and get crafting. 

Whether you are making this popsicle stick project at home or in your winter themed unit in the classroom one thing is for sure, the kids will have an absolute blast crafting together. 

This project is suitable for toddlers, with help from adults, all the way up to second grade. For younger children, they may require a little more help cutting out the smaller pieces. 

Don’t forget to read the simple directions or watch or step by step video tutorial to see how easy this is to create. 

Simple Arctic Fox Craft For Kids

popsicle stick arctic fox craft image collage with the words popsicle stick arctic fox in the middle

Supplies

Directions

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

hands holding popsicle stick arctic fox craft template

Cut a popsicle stick into thirds. Take 3 glue dots and stretch them along the back of each of the 3 cut popsicle sticks.

Arrange 4 full popsicle sticks together and arrange the cut popsicle sticks along the back on the top, middle, and back.

hands gluing popsicle sticks together

Flip the popsicle sticks over and paint it in 1-2 thin coats of white paint. Let dry completely before moving on.

hands painting popsicle sticks white

Use the gray crayon to draw on the fox’s inner ear. Glue the arctic fox head onto the top of the popsicle stick.

hands coloring in inner ear of popsicle stick arctic fox craft
hands gluing head to popsicle stick arctic fox

Arrange the outer legs on the bottom of each side of the arctic fox and glue in place.

hands gluing outer legs to popsicle stick arctic fox

Place the inner legs in the middle of the body and line up the feet with the bottom of the popsicle sticks.

hands gluing inner legs to popsicle stick arctic fox

Finish up by gluing the tail to the back of the popsicle sticks.

hands gluing tail to popsicle stick arctic fox

Don’t you love how cute it turns out?

Benefits of Popsicle Stick Crafts

There are so many benefits to crafting with popsicle sticks with your kids. We love how inexpensive they are so we always make sure to have tons of popsicle sticks on hand for our next project. 

They are also super durable and open up a whole new world of creativity and imagination. 

Your child will also strengthen their fine motor skills as they work on various popsicle stick projects.

hand holding popsicle stick arctic fox craft

More Winter Theme Activities

Winter is the perfect time to do a bunch of fun themed activities that you and your kids will love doing together. With so many winter themed activities, it is very easy to create an entire unit that are both educational and fun with the kids. 

We have a love for handprint crafts and this handprint walrus craft is no exception. It is simple, fun, affordable, and a great way to see the kids grow throughout the year with fun projects. 

Add this penguin paper bag puppet to your winter themed lesson plans this year. It is a fun way to encourage kids to use their imagination far beyond the actual art project.

With this project, you can almost guarantee some arctic puppet shows in your future. We love that paper bag projects can be used over and over again as their imagination grows. 

two popsicle stick arctic fox crafts

If your kids get excited when you pull out the popsicle sticks then be sure to create this popsicle stick penguin craft together. Here they can continue to strengthen their fine motor skills and combine their love and arts and crafts in this fun project. 

Need a project your preschoolers can do on their own we love these Winter Do a Dot Printables. These are a great way to keep your kids entertained even in the coldest months.

This kit is chalked full of various educational activities that get your preschoolers learning and having fun all at once. With some of the pages in this kit, we love to download, print, and laminate so the kids can do them over and over again. 

popsicle stick arctic fox craft

If your kids love slime, then be sure to try this recipe for winter snow slime. Slime is a great way to helps strengthen fine motor skills and helps kids calm down and focus. 

Bring on the snowy days with these fun paper snowflake patterns. Here your kids will practice their scissor skills and creativity while creating fun snowflakes to display on your windows and walls. 

If your preschooler loves sensory activities, try this blizzard in a bottle sensory bottle. It is super simple to make and will provide hours of sensory fun for your child that they can play with over and over again.

Just don’t forget to glue the lid on once your sensory bottle is ready to ensure it does not spill. 

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hand holding popsicle stick arctic fox craft

Popsicle Stick Arctic Fox Craft

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 7 minutes
Drying Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This popsicle stick arctic fox craft for kids is a fun winter activity! Grab the printable template and make it with kindergarten and elementary children!

Materials

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Permanent glue dots or hot glue
  • White paint
  • Paintbrush
  • White cardstock
  • Glue stick
  • Gray crayon
  • Arctic fox template (enter your email in the form at the end of the post to have the link sent to you)

Instructions

  1. Download the arctic fox template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Cut a popsicle stick into thirds. Take 3 glue dots and stretch them along the back of each of the 3 cut popsicle sticks.
  3. Arrange 4 full popsicle sticks together and arrange the cut popsicle sticks along the back on the top, middle, and back.
  4. Flip the popsicle sticks over and paint it in 1-2 thin coats of white paint. Let dry completely before moving on.
  5. Use the gray crayon to draw on the fox's inner ear. Glue the arctic fox head onto the top of the popsicle stick.
  6. Arrange the outer legs on the bottom of each side of the arctic fox and glue them in place.
  7. Place the inner legs in the middle of the body and line up the feet with the bottom of the popsicle sticks.
  8. Finish up by gluing the tail to the back of the popsicle sticks.

Free Arctic Fox Template

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Deb

Sunday 14th of February 2021

I would like the arctic fox craft with the popsicle sticks.

Sam T

Monday 15th of February 2021

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

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