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Tiger Valentine Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Valentine’s Day is nearly here! And kids are getting ready for the big day. Whether they’re making valentines or doing a craft, kids will be excited to celebrate with their friends and classmates.

This tiger Valentine craft is great because it’s fun and creative, while also being easy enough for kids to make.

All you need are some construction paper, a glue stick, scissors, and markers or crayons. The kids can cut out shapes from the construction paper and make them into cute little tigers that they can give away to someone special!

It’s a fantastic way to get kids thinking creatively about Valentine’s Day.

And, if you want more ideas, be sure to look through all of our Valentine crafts for kids.

Valentines Day Tiger

tiger Valentine craft image collage with the words Valentine tiger craft

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Markers or crayons
  • Tiger template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

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

hand holding tiger template

Begin by using a crayon or marker to draw the stripes all around the tiger’s body and on its hands.

hand drawing stripes onto tiger Valentine craft

Place the inner ears in the middle of the outer ears and glue them in place.

hand gluing inner ear to tiger Valentine craft

Next, glue the nose and mouth in the middle of the head, just above the neck.

hand gluing nose and mouth to tiger Valentine craft

Take the eyes and glue them above the nose, one on each side of the head.

hand gluing eye to tiger Valentine craft

Glue the cheeks just below the eyes and on either side of the nose.

hand gluing cheek to tiger Valentine craft

Position the heart in the middle of the tiger’s body and glue it in place.

hand gluing heart to tiger Valentine craft

Use a marker to draw on the tiger’s footpads on the feet.

hand drawing footpad onto tiger foot

Take the feet and glue them slightly angled outward near the bottom of the tiger’s body.

hand gluing foot to tiger Valentine craft

Finish off by gluing the arms, one on each side, to the side of the heart.

hand gluing hand to tiger Valentine craft

Isn’t this such a cute animal craft?!

tiger Valentine craft

Valentine Ideas For Kids

Don’t stop here – there are so many more fun activities for kids that are perfect for Valentine’s Day! Read on below for our favorite ideas.

To start, we recommend reading books to your children. Reading aloud encourages curiosity and imagination in children, and improves attention span and listening skills. Grab these books from the library or grab them on Amazon to add to your home collection.

Love From The Crayons If your kids love any of the Crayon books, they’ll want to read this Valentine version where the crayons explore the bright colors and subtle shades of love.

The Invisible String – This is a sweet story all children will want to hear. It’s about a mother who tells her two children that they’re all connected by an invisible string.

Little Blue Truck’s Valentine – Join Little Blue Truck as he delivers Valentine’s Day cards to all his farm animal friends. As he does, he wonders, will anyone give one to him?

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Crafting with kids can be a great way to help them develop their fine motor skills, while also exercising their creativity. It can also be a fun and great way for them to relieve stress, and it can help them learn to follow directions.

Try any of our fun and popular Valentine’s Day crafts below!

Photo Valentine Wreath Craft For Kids – Give your kids a fun way to use up leftover Valentine candy with this quick and easy photo craft. It’s a cute keepsake for parents or Grandma and Grandpa!

Minion Valentine Card Craft – Download the free template to make your own minion Valentine card. It’s perfect for kids or anyone who loves minions! Use the template and then decorate any way you want.

Puppy Valentine Craft – Kids love this easy and fun puppy Valentine’s Day craft. You can make them in about 15 minutes with some paper, scissors, and glue. It’s perfect for young kids but anyone will enjoy these adorable puppies!

Bear Valentine Craft – This Valentine’s Day, give your kids a fun craft to do. Crafts are the perfect way to help them learn how to follow directions and practice their scissor skills! This adorable bear papercraft is easy enough for little fingers.

hand holding tiger Valentine craft

These free printable Valentine coloring pages are perfect to give your children a little extra love this season! With cute characters, these pictures will be sure to put some pep in their step. Enjoy!

Need a fun learning activity? These Valentine do a dot printables are a fun way to use your dots markers and practice counting, number recognition, letter knowledge.

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Tiger Valentine Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 12 minutes
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This cute tiger valentine craft will let kids be creative and work on their fine motor skills!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Markers or crayons
  • Tiger template

Instructions

  1. Download the tiger template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by using a crayon or marker to draw the stripes all around the tiger's body and on its hands.
  3. Place the inner ears in the middle of the outer ears and glue them in place.
  4. Next, glue the nose and mouth in the middle of the head, just above the neck.
  5. Take the eyes and glue them above the nose, one on each side of the head.
  6. Glue the cheeks just below the eyes and on either side of the nose.
  7. Position the heart in the middle of the tiger's body and glue it in place.
  8. Use a marker to draw on the tiger's foot pads on the feet.
  9. Take the feet and glue them slightly angled outward near the bottom of the tiger's body.
  10. Finish off by gluing the arms, one on each side, to the side of the heart.

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Free Tiger Template

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Jennyca Louissaint

Friday 11th of February 2022

perfect craft for my kids

Sam

Friday 11th of February 2022

Oh, good!

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