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Tissue Paper Polar Bear Craft For Kids [Free Template]

Winter is the perfect time to craft!

It’s freezing outside so kids will be indoors more. And with more time inside, kids can get a little too stir crazy!

If you’re running out of ideas, this tissue paper polar bear craft is the perfect way to keep kids entertained and working on their fine motor skills.

The free printable template is easy to follow and kids will love creating this cute animal.

Plus, it’s a great way to work on color recognition and creativity too! So download the template today and get started.

Also, be sure to check out all our polar bear activities for kids for more wintery ideas!

Fun Polar Bear Craft

tissue paper polar bear image collage with the words tissue paper polar bear

Supplies

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

Directions

Download the polar bear template and print it out.

hand holding tissue paper polar bear template

Use the glue stick to fill in a large section of the polar bear head. Take white tissue paper squares, crinkle, and place them all over the glue until the head is complete.

hand placing glue all over blue template page

Next, glue colored tissue paper squares all over the polar bear’s scarf.

hand gluing green tissue paper to polar bear craft

Take the polar bear’s mouth and nose and glue it in the middle of the head, just above the scarf.

hand gluing nose and mouth to tissue paper polar bear

Place the eyes above the nose and glue them onto the tissue paper.

hand gluing eye to tissue paper polar bear

Position the pink inner ears on each ear and glue them down.

hand gluing inner ear to tissue paper polar bear

Create the polar bear’s winter hat by gluing the base to the front and bottom of the beanie, then glue the pom to the top and the back of the beanie.

hand gluing paper winter hat together
hand gluing paper winter hat together

Finish by gluing the completed hat to the top of the polar bear’s head.

hand gluing hat to tissue paper polar bear

Trim off the bottom along the line and your child is done!

Don’t you love this 3D winter animal craft?

tissue paper polar bear

Winter Ideas For Kids

Do you want more ideas to keep your children or students occupied during these cold winter months? If so, read on below for our favorite ideas.

If you’re anything like us, you know that reading to your kids is a wonderful way to help them learn and grow. It can help their imagination flourish, help them learn new vocabulary, and increase their focus.

Here are some of the best winter animal books.

Polar Bear Island is a fun book for winter! Polar bear island is just that – only for polar bears! That is until Kirby the penguin comes to visit. She turns the place around and adds tons of interesting excitement, but will the polar bears let her stay? You have to check it out and see for yourself!

Tacky The Penguin– This is a great book for children to learn about acceptance and valuing others for exactly who they are.

Owl Babies– A sweet book that teaches kids that Mom always comes back! It’s especially great for children who may have separation anxiety.

2 tissue paper polar bears

Add in lots more winter crafts! Crafting can help children learn to follow directions, work on using scissors, and help with creativity. Here are some of our favorite ideas:

Handprint Cardinal Craft – Give your kids a winter-themed craft to do with their hands. This handprint cardinal craft is easy and fun! Perfect for an afternoon of crafts or as the centerpiece at your next holiday party.

Photo Eskimo Craft – Kids love to get in the spirit of winter. This craft is a fun way to do just that! Using construction paper and easy-to-find supplies you can help your kids create an adorable little winter character with this photo tutorial.

Popsicle Stick Walrus – One of the best things about winter is all the snow and ice. But what do you do when it’s too cold to go outside? Warm up indoors by making this simple popsicle stick craft for kids!

hand holding tissue paper polar bear

Handprint Arctic Fox – Create this adorable arctic fox by adding some winter cuteness to your child’s handprints. This is a perfect craft to bring back memories! It also makes the perfect keepsake that you can hang on the wall or fridge.

Print these winter do a dot printables to use at home with the kiddos! This is a no-prep activity that will keep your little ones busy this winter, and they’ll learn while doing them.

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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!

More Winter Ideas For Kids

2 tissue paper polar bears

Tissue Paper Polar Bear Craft For Kids

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This tissue paper polar bear craft is perfect to keep the kids busy during these cold winter months! 

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Tissue paper squares
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Polar bear template

Instructions

  1. Download the polar bear template and print it out.
  2. Use the glue stick to fill in a large section of the polar bear head. Take white tissue paper squares, crinkle, and place them all over the glue until the head is complete.
  3. Next, glue colored tissue paper squares all over the polar bear's scarf.
  4. Take the polar bear's mouth and nose and glue it in the middle of the head, just above the scarf.
  5. Place the eyes above the nose and glue them onto the tissue paper.
  6. Position the pink inner ears on each ear and glue them down.
  7. Create the polar bear's winter hat by gluing the base to the front and bottom of the beanie, then glue the pom to the top and the back of the beanie.
  8. Finish by gluing the completed hat to the top of the polar bear's head.
  9. Trim off the bottom along the line and your child is done!

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Free Polar Bear Template

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