Check out 15+ creative ways to make your favorite woodland animal kids crafts including bears, foxes, hedgehogs, owls, and more!
Kids love crafts, and kids love animals which is why this collection of woodland animal crafts is perfect for you and your kiddos to enjoy! Come be inspired to make furry, feathery, and even spikey friends with each of these cute and creative ideas.
Each craft uses basic craft supplies you have at home, craft closet, or classroom. So grab paper plates, rocks, toilet paper rolls, cardboard, and other materials, and get ready to make your favorite forest animals this fall.
What are Woodland Animals?
Woodland creatures include animals that live in wooded areas with trees, bushes, and flowers. Popular are small mammals like foxes, large mammals like moose and bear, and also included are birds, insects, and reptiles. Here is a cute song about Woodland Animals on Youtube that you could listen to while you craft.
Woodland Animal Crafts
Hibernating Bear Craft <– by A Little Pinch of Perfect
Kids can make a bear cave that’s cozy enough for a bear to sleep in with this fun paper plate craft and FREE template.
3D Paper Fox Craft <– by Arty Crafty Kids
Foxes are a fun, colorful addition to any papercraft menagerie. With an included template and 3D elements, this woodland fox craft really takes things to the next level.
Paper Plate Owl Craft <– by A Little Pinch of Perfect
Owls are classic woodland animals that are fun to make using paper plates, cupcake liners, and following this easy tutorial.
Rocking Fox Craft <– by Kids Craft Room
Another fun fox to make, this one has options to color or pre-colored in. Also, once finished, it rocks back and forth to add a little motion and fun.
Rabbit Craft <– by A Little Pinch of Perfect
Look who’s hopping around the woods, this cute rabbit craft. Grab the free template and make this craft. You can choose to include a plastic egg that can hold treats, or not.
Cardboard Deer Spring Craft <– by Barley & Birch
This deer craft turns out really pretty and I love how it includes some real elements from nature.
Painted Rocks Animals <– by Sustain my Craft Habit
This woodland animal craft gives step-by-step instructions on how to paint truly cute animal rocks. Kids can make their own, and play or display them once the paint dries.
Handprint Deer Craft <– by A Little Pinch of Perfect
Oh dear, this deer craft is too cute! Grab the free template and two little hands to make this adorable craft!
Hedgehog Rock Craft <– by Easy Peasy and Fun
Kids can paint rocks to resemble forest animal friends like this hedgehog rock tutorial.
How To Draw A Bear Face <– by Artsy Pretty Colors
Another really unique option is this animal craft for kids, which teaches how to draw a bear face. Even kids can follow the step-by-step directions to learn how to visualize a bear’s face.
Popsicle Stick Owl Craft <– by Growing Up Gabel
When it’s hot, kids can’t get enough popsicles, which means lots of leftover sticks. This makes popsicle sticks a relatively inexpensive craft supply. These owls can be made with the sticks, paper plates, and construction paper.
Paper Plate Owl Craft <– by Beth Ann Averill
Owls are fascinating creatures, and kids love to learn about them. Fill their heads with owl facts while they make these paper bag owl puppets.
Toilet Paper Roll Fox Craft <– by Mommy Made That
The original purpose of toilet paper rolls is not the most glamorous. But one look at this fox craft and anyone would agree that this is what they were actually meant for.
Paper Bear Craft <– by Crafting Jeannie
These bears are super cute, and kids will love them. Even better, they are easy to make due to the included printable.
Pinecone Hedgehog Craft <– by In the Craft Room
Turn a pinecone into a hedgehog for a craft that’s fun for kids to play with once the glue dries.
Woodland Animal Craft <– by Messy Little Monster
This woodland scene is so much fun to make and with a free printable, it’s easy to set up, and kids can assemble the animals however they like to make a cute picture.