Unique Tiger Craft Ideas for Kids

Unique Tiger Craft Ideas for Kids

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In the minds of young children, learning about a specific animal’s preferred characteristics is like unearthing an enormous treasure trove. They’ll pretend to be that animal if they can, whether they’re dressing up or playing actively with their friends. The opportunity to educate your children about animal-related DIY projects may be a good use of that time. In our youth, we were enchanted with tigers. Even kids who aren’t crazy about tigers will enjoy the chance to make their tiger art and craft project. 

Check out the post below for some creative tiger craft preschool ideas.

Easy & Amazing Tiger Craft Ideas for Children

Get creative with your kids and let them appreciate their favorite animal at the same time by checking out these tiger craft activities! Keep reading to learn construction paper tiger crafts.

1. Foam Cup Tiger  

Tiger craft
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 What You Will Need

  • A tiny foam cups
  • Tangerine acrylic paints
  • A paintbrush
  • Black and orange cardstock paper
  • Googly eyeballs
  • Black markers
  • Scissors
  • Adhesives

How to Make

  • It’s time to brighten up the foam cup with some orange paint. Make sure it’s scorched before storing it.
  • You may cut out the nose and tiger stripes from black cardstock paper while the paint dries. You may make tiger ears out of your orange cardboard by cutting off pieces of it.
  • Your nose should be glued to the foam cup’s middle part. Attach your googly eyes last. Give your tiger a mouth and tongue.
  • You may attach the foam cup to your ears by gluing the fold at the bottom of your earlobes (which is the bottom of the cup).
  • The face of the foam cup tiger should be covered with black stripes, and we applied them to his ears, sides, and top. 

2. Tiger Bookmark

Tiger craft
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What You Will Need 

  • Paper with an orange hue (A4 folded in half and cut down to approx 21 x 21cm)
  • Paper scraps in various colors (or work with what you have and improvise)
  • Pen/pencil in the Color of Black
  • Adhesive

How to Make 

  • Create a traditional origami bookmark corner with an orange piece of paper.
  • Cut your Tiger forms for your Corner Bookmark.
  • Your Tiger Bookmark corner will need to have the following features:
  • Tiger ears are an ear (ovals with the bottom cut straight)
  • The tiger’s snout is two beige, orange, or white circles with a black heart or triangle.
  • Use white paper tiger’s eyes.
  • White tiger teeth with ‘zig zag’ patterns
  • Glue the tiger faces on the paper!
  • Draw features on your Tiger bookmark to make it more realistic.
  • Make eye and ear pupils with a black pen, then color them in. 
  • Once everything is in place, add some black triangles to give it a polished Tiger look! Your Tiger Bookmark is now finished.

3. Simple Origami Tiger Face 

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What You Will Need

  • A piece of orange paper cut into a square (15cm x 15cm works well!)
  • Pen in the color black.

How to Make

  • Begin by spinning your square into a diamond form.
  • Make a triangle.
  • Fold the paper’s bottom corner up to the top corner. This will result in a triangle. The Isosceles have two equal sides and a right angle at the top.
  • Fold the right point to the left, creating a crease in the paper’s center. Reopen the triangle to see the new wrinkle.
  • The top should be folded 2cm (1inch). 
  • When done, this will be the tiger’s head.
  • Make a crease in the right corner and bring it up to the top of your head (see image). This is the tiger’s ear you want—rep on the other side. 
  • You may now glue these components in place.
  •  Turn your origami over, and you’ll have a tiger face. 
  • Create your features using a black pen, such as a nose, lips, eyes, and tiger stripes. Your origami tiger face is now complete.

4. Tiger Handprint

Tiger craft
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What You Will Need 

  • Paints in the color orange
  • Paintbrushes in the hands
  • Markers for use in interior design
  • Any additions for decoration – for example, recyclable green sheet paper – are welcome.

How to Make

  • The child’s fist is the tiger’s head, and also, the thumb becomes a tiger’s tail.
  • The four fingers represent their legs.
  • You may use as many or as few stripes as you like.
  • You may add more elements using pens and pencils, paints, or collage materials such as green tissue paper!

5. Paper-Plate Tiger 

Tiger craft
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What You Will Need 

  • Orange paint or orange gel pens 
  • Black paint or pen green pen pencil for drawing 
  • Paintbrushes/water cutters on a white paper plate
  • A few pieces of sticky tape

How to Make

  • Begin by folding your paper plate in half lengthwise, as shown.
  • Draw a mouth, eyes, and ears on the paper.
  • The whole paper plate should be painted orange. 
  • Let dry completely.
  • After the paint has dried, use your pens to add pupils and black outlines to the painting. It has nose, mouth, and ear traits.
  • Add tiger stripes with black paint or black paper!
  • Carefully cut the ear off the paper plate by cutting through the folded side. Rep on the other side.
  • Tape the incisions you made to “get to the ear” on both sides. Fold the dish in half again to raise the ears!
  • And a little attached to the inside of your folded paper plate to retain it and allow it to sway (without flying open). Your kids’ rocking paper plate tigers are done!

6. Toilet Paper Roll Tiger 

Tiger craft
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What You Will Need 

  • Toilet paper rolls or other cardboard tubes may be used as a container.
  • Orange Paint with a Black Pencil
  • Glue, googly eyes, and other embellishments (optional)
  • Cutters

How to Make 

  • Paint your TP roll a color of your choosing.
  • Allow for complete drying.
  • Once the TP Roll Cat Box has dried thoroughly, mold the top to your liking. 
  • Fill your TP Roll halfway with your thumb and index finger. 
  • As soon as you’ve finished pressing one side of the paper, flip it over on itself.
  • Draw tiger-like features on the paper using a black pen.
  • The tail of the tiger must be attached to the back!
  • One of the following procedures may be used to seal the bottom of the TP Roll Cat:
  • Use tissue paper to close the bag (which works well!) or secure it with tape. You may cut four tiny slits on the bottom and then fold them over if you like.
  • With your TP Roll Tiger and Gift Box, you’re all set.

7. Tiger Pop-Up Cards 

Tiger Craft
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What You Will Need 

  • A5 folded in half as cardstock
  • Orange-colored paper or use plain paper and color.
  • Use red and pink for New Year Card or green and yellow for birthday or summer cards as examples of decorative paper scraps.
  • A set of red and black pencils
  • Scissors
  • A glue stick

How to Make 

  • Fold the paper in thirds to form a concertina. Three tigers need a total of six-folds.
  • Cut it off if you have a little piece left behind.
  • Draw a half tiger on the folded paper. Keep in mind where the tiger’s ‘central line’ and ‘outside’ are located. You may make your tiger look like ours by adding a heart shape to it.
  • Fold it once more and then cut out the heart, careful not to cut through the edges.
  • If you pinch them, hearts may be folded in an opposite dir of the tiger body.
  • Make your tiger’s characteristics stand out by using a black pen.
  • Verify the placement of your tigers and apply adhesive as necessary. The location of your tigers affects the position of your nails. The chain should be flat when the card is opened.
  • Second, apply glue to the exposed portion of the piece
  • Glue the second part of your tigers back together. Close the card with a glue stick. A tiger’s face may be made from any scraps.
  • Make sure you overlap the sides of the card by gluing it to its front.
  • Trim the card’s corners once it has been opened. The tiger on the front of the card is perfect!

8. Tiger Paper Hat 

Tiger craft
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What You Will Need 

  • For painting, use white paper/card or orange paper/card 
  • pencils, markers, and pastels.
  • Cutters
  • Just a little adhesive, tapes or paper clips will suffice.

How to Make

  • Whether you want your tiger hat hand-colored or fully colored and printed on orange paper, it’s up to you.
  • Cut the shapes carefully. The tiger pattern is simple enough that most kids can cut it out without help, and cutting practice is a must!
  • Join all of the paper strips together to form one long paper strip.
  • To make a circle, measure around your child’s head and connect one end of the strip to the other. Unfit sections may be trimmed and glued in place. But it should be just ideal for the little ones!

Our super-simple tiger craft for kindergarten is perfect for ushering in the Year of the Tiger in 2022. We’ve put up a set of easy-to-do extracurricular activities just for you to celebrate the Lunar New Year with your children while also surprising them!

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