Easy crafts for children, how to make a mouse using paper and other materials. Simple ideas of paper strips, toilet paper rolls, colored cardboard and paper, playdough, foamiran, chenille stem.
Already there are quite a lot of mice crafts on tratatuha.com website – it’s time to put them together for convenience’s sake.
How to Make a Mouse? TOP 10 Easy Ideas for Kids
Paper Cone Mouse
A simple idea how to make a mouse using paper. You can easily make a cone of half a circle, but a version of a faceted cone is more interesting. Follow the link to find a detailed instruction and s a template.
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Toilet Paper Roll Mouse
Paper rolls crafts are extremely popular with children and not only. If it’s impossible to use a paper roll, you can make a small cardboard roll. It’ll make the mouse’s ready body. Then, use small details specific to this character to turn the paper roll into an amusing mouse.
Paper Strips Mouse
As is the case with paper rolls, the technique of crafting characters of paper stripes is extremely popular as well. The mouse consists of several intersecting strips and a head with ears specific to mice. You can also use strips to make a head and then glue ears, muzzle, and eyes separately. The instruction offers two options – an everyday and a winter (Christmas) mouse.
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What is the Easiest Way to Make a Mouse?
Probably it can’t be easier: cut out a rather wide paper strip, fold it in half and glue its tips together. Then, add ears, eyes, nose, and whiskers. The mouse is ready. A perfect option for children.
Mouse With Cheese
An attractive composition that can be used to decorate a table or another surface. The craft consists of an easy mouse made of a cardboard triangle and cheese – the same triangular piece of yellow paper with small holes cut out of it.
There are several ways to fold an origami mouse. This is the easiest one, since it includes no more than 4 steps. Follow the link to find a detailed instruction for making the same tiny rodent. Optionally, you can attach a tail to it.
Origami Mouse (2 Method)
The second method of making such a mouse is suitable for kids as well. The mouse consists of two parts: a head and a body. But it is quick and easy to fold them.
Mouse of Paper Hearts
A classic craft for St. Valentine’s Day. However you can also make it in, for example, grey color for any event. The mouse consists of several paper hearts of various sizes. With whiskers and a tail. Very simple and quick.
Usually in kids’ crafts, there is little difference between a rat and a mouse. Therefore, this paper rat may very well pass as a mouse. Its main advantage is that it’s easy to make, since all you will need is a triangular piece of cardboard to make the body. And small details to form its ears, tail, eyes, nose and whiskers.
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Playdough Rats and Mice
Cute White Mouse
Made of white playdough with black nose and eyes. This festive mouse in a red cap makes a real New Year souvenir.
An amusing rat with sharp teeth. Made of black and pink playdough using a simple method. A perfect kids’ craft.
A simple crafted mouse made of a white foamiran of uncommon texture with a pink tail, ears and nose. The main work involves creating circles of various sizes, which will form the mouse.
Chenille Stem Mouse
You can make such a funny mouse of three parts of chenille stem and an ice cream stick. All you need to do is to make solid spirals of various sizes.
Postcards and applique works with mice
Postcard With a Rat
A 3D postcard that includes simple shapes of hearts, ovals, and stripes. Easy work for children.
Applique Work With Mice and the Christmas Tree
Various materials have been used for the craft. These include cardboard, colored paper, cotton pads, and buttons. An interesting and creative idea for kids. A template is provided as well.
Toilet Paper Roll Bat
An amusing craft made of toilet paper roll with the wings of accordion paper. The roll top is slightly folded and glued. This makes up ears. Wings are made separately by folding the accordion. Wings, eyes and a tusky smile are glued to the roll and the mouse is ready. A great Halloween craft.
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Paper Accordion Bat
By using a readymade template that you can find in the instruction, it’s easy to complete the main part of the work – to cut out the bat. Then, you should fold in to make an accordion so that it can turn into a ready bat craft.
How to Make a Halloween Paper Bat?
The bat consists of halves of paper circles, specially folded. The whole point of the craft is that it attaches to a wooden stick that can be pinned into a flowerpot or between books, thus significantly changing an interior for Halloween.