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Popsicle Stick Walrus Craft With Free Template

Walruses are some of the funniest looking creatures! With their large tusks and blubbery bodies, kids think they’re silly and adorable.

If your child loves walruses, they’ll enjoy making this popsicle stick walrus craft!

It’s an easy popsicle stick craft that comes with a free printable template. That means, there’s no worrying about drawing or recreating everything yourself!

Just print, cut, and get crafting.

To see exactly how we make this craft, be sure to watch our super fast video tutorial below!

Walrus Craft For Kids

popsicle stick walrus craft image collage with the words popsicle stick walrus in the middle

Supplies

Directions

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

hand holding popsicle stick walrus craft template

Cut a popsicle stick into thirds with the scissors. Line up 4 popsicle sticks evenly. Stretch out three glue dots to go onto the back of the cut up popsicle stick. Use this to secure the 4 popsicle sticks together.

hand gluing popsicle sticks together

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

hand painting popsicle sticks dark brown

Glue the walrus eyes on the popsicle stick, towards the top.

hand gluing eyes onto popsicle stick walrus craft

Place the tusks behind the mouth and glue in place. Use the marker to draw on the walrus nose and whisker holes.

hands drawing nose onto popsicle stick walrus craft

Position the mouth and nose just below the eyes and glue it in place.

hand gluing nose and mouth to popsicle stick walrus craft

Glue the flippers on either side of the popsicle stick, at the bottom of the body.

hand gluing flippers onto popsicle stick walrus craft

Isn’t this popsicle stick walrus so cute! We love all the fun things you can do with popsicle sticks!

Winter Activities For Kids

This walrus craft fits in perfectly with a winter themed unit for kids. If you’re looking for more ideas to keep the kiddos’ creativity flowing and new ways to enrich their minds, keep reading below.

hand holding popsicle stick walrus craft

These winter i spy printables are a simple activity to help your children with visual discrimination and counting.

All you need to do is print and get going. And, if you want to make them reusable, simply laminate them and use them with dry-erase markers!

Reading books to your kids is another fabulous way to help them improve their focus, learn new words, and spend quality time together! Below we’ve gathered some top walrus themed books. Grab them from Amazon or reserve them from your local library for a simple and educational experience.

two popsicle stick walrus crafts

If your child loves using dot markers, you have to let them try these winter do a dot printables.

They’re loaded with over 25 pages of fun activities that’ll help with learning the ABC’s, counting, patterns, and so much more!

popsicle stick walrus craft

Combine sensory play and writing skills with this arctic animal writing tray. This arctic animal rescue activity is a fun way to let kids play with ice and complete a new task.

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Popsicle Stick Walrus Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Drying Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 33 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This popsicle stick walrus is a fun arctic animal craft for the kids to make! Download the printable template and make it this winter!

Materials

  • Popsicle sticks
  • Cardstock
  • Brown paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Glue dots (permanent) or hot glue
  • Black marker
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Walrus template

Instructions

  1. Download the walrus template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Cut a popsicle stick into thirds with the scissors. Line up 4 popsicle sticks evenly. Stretch out three glue dots to go onto the back of the cut up popsicle stick. Use this to secure the 4 popsicle sticks together.
  3. Flip the popsicle sticks over and paint it in 1-2 thin coats of brown paint. Let dry completely before moving on.
  4. Glue the walrus eyes on the popsicle stick, towards the top.
  5. Place the tusks behind the mouth and glue in place. Use the marker to draw on the walrus nose and whisker holes.
  6. Position the mouth and nose just below the eyes and glue it in place.
  7. Glue the flippers on either side of the popsicle stick, at the bottom of the body.

Free Walrus Craft Template

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