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If you’re searching for a simple and utterly charming project, you’re in the right place. Our Easy Paper Mouse Craft, which can easily double as a Paper Rat Craft, is super simple to make.
And we even have a free Printable Mouse Template to make it even easier. This Paper mouse can stand up on their own and you can make them in any color you want.
You can use them as Story puppets to go along with Books like “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” or “Maisy” Series.
Moreover, Mouse is the Vahana of Lord Ganesh and this Mouse Craft would be a great Craft to make during the Festival of Ganesh Chaturthi.
Things you will need to make this Paper Mouse Craft
The Craft is super simple and you need only a few supplies!
- Card stock paper – Blue, Grey, Brown or Even in Black
- Mouse Printable Template
Instead of Cardstock, you can make this craft with Construction paper as well.
Watch the Video on How to make a Paper mouse
Directions on how to make this Mouse Craft
Start by downloading the Mouse template at the end of the post and then print it. After that, cut out the template pieces.
Use these template pieces to cut out the body, tail, and outer ears in blue, and the inner ears in black. You can also cut the inner ears in white or pink.
For the nose, cut a circle from a black sheet, and you’ll need 2 small strips for the whiskers.
Now that all the pieces are ready, let’s stick them together.
First, take the triangle body part and fold forward 3 cm of the longer edge to make the mouse head.
Next, fold the other two edges backwards. This will help the mouse stand upright.
Roll up the tail and stick it on one of the folds at the bottom.
Now, stick two eyes onto the mouse’s face.
Stick the inner ears over the outer ears and attach them behind the face.
Finally, let’s make the whiskers and the nose. Place the strips in a cross shape at the tip of the face, and then place the black circle over it to complete the mouse craft!
This craft will only take about 10 minutes to make, and it’s perfect for preschoolers.
You can even make some cheese to go along with the mouse by cutting out circles from yellow paper. Kids will love making this craft!
So begin immediately by downloading the template at the end of the post!
Additionally, you can enhance your crafting experience by discovering interesting facts about mice.
Fun facts about Mouse
1. Mice have super-sensitive whiskers to help them feel their way around.
2. A mouse can jump up to 18 inches high, which is like a person jumping over a house!
3. Mice can eat about 15-20 times a day because they have tiny tummies.
4. These little creatures are amazing climbers and can scamper up walls and even hang from ceilings.
5. A mommy mouse can have lots of babies at once, sometimes up to a dozen or more!
Similar Easy Animal Crafts for Kids
And if you’re interested in more animal crafts for kids, we have a variety of options: You can create different animal crafts in different styles.
- Fork Painted Lion Craft
- Rainbow Fish Craft
- Tp roll Macaw Craft
- Potato Stamp Butterfly
You might also like Ganesh Chaturthi Activities for Kids.
Save this step-by-step instructional image for the Mouse Craft on Pinterest so you can easily reference it in the future when necessary.
Download the Free Printable Mouse Template
Optionally, You can cut these shapes even without the mouse template because they are really simple basic shapes. But here is the template link for you to download for free.
Please remember these are only for non-commercial use. Thanks!