Easy Raccoon Craft for Kids

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INSIDE: This easy raccoon craft for kids is an adorable way to create a raccoon using different materials! Create a cute raccoon using newspaper print! So easy and fun and a create easy to recycle newspapers!

Easy Raccoon Craft for Kids

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Easy Raccoon Craft for Kids

Easy Raccoon Craft for Kids

This craft was inspired by the original by I Heart Crafty Things. I just love the idea of using different material to create crafts. The newsprint she uses to create this raccoon is simply perfect! I change up my craft slightly and used a button for the nose. Check out her page for more craft ideas.

Easy Raccoon Craft for Kids

Grab your newsprint and cut out a large semi circle, tail and the head of the raccoon. The head is a triangle on the bottom and a semi circle on the top. Glue them down to a sheet of black construction paper.

Also cut out two ears. Glue those down as well.

Easy Raccoon Craft for Kids

Cut out black triangles smaller than the newspaper print ears as well as a black rectangle for the eye band of the raccoon. Cut out stripes for the raccoon tail. Glue all these down.

Easy Raccoon Craft for Kids
Easy Raccoon Craft for Kids

Glue down googley eyes on top of the black eye band. Grab a button and glue that down for the nose

Easy Raccoon Craft for Kids

Age Suitability

This activity is good for kids 3 years and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7 year old.

Supplies for Easy Raccoon Craft for Kids

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  • Newsprint
  • Black construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Googley Eye
  • Black button
  • Glue

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