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Easy Shape Tiger

  • Preschool Age 3-4

Practice scissor skills and learn basic shapes with this easy shape tiger craft & printable!

 

 

Did you know… Tigers are the largest cats in the world, weighing up to 800 pounds and growing up to 10 feet long!

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Materials



Foam (Orange & Black)
Fuzzy Sticks (Black, Green, Brown)
Paint
Canvas
Paint Brushes
Wiggly Eyes

Glue

Scissors

Instructions



Step  1.

Print the downloadable template, above, to see which shapes you will need to create your tiger.

Step  1.

Print the downloadable template, above, to see which shapes you will need to create your tiger.

Step  2.

Trace the shapes onto your foam sheets, or cut them out from the paper and color your tiger yourself! Trace the circle and the 2 ovals onto orange foam, and the triangles onto black foam.

Step  2.

Trace the shapes onto your foam sheets, or cut them out from the paper and color your tiger yourself! Trace the circle and the 2 ovals onto orange foam, and the triangles onto black foam.

Step  3.

Cut the shapes out of the foam.

Step  3.

Cut the shapes out of the foam.

Step  4.

Glue the 2 ovals to the top of the circle to make the tiger’s ears.

Step  4.

Glue the 2 ovals to the top of the circle to make the tiger’s ears.

Step  5.

Glue one small black triangle to the center of your circle, then add 2 wiggly eyes.

Step  5.

Glue one small black triangle to the center of your circle, then add 2 wiggly eyes.

Step  6.

Glue the 6 larger black triangles to each side of the tiger’s face, for its stripes.

Step  6.

Glue the 6 larger black triangles to each side of the tiger’s face, for its stripes.

Step  7.

Use a black marker to draw a smile on your tiger.

Step  7.

Use a black marker to draw a smile on your tiger.

Step  8.

Cut a black fuzzy stick into 6 small pieces.

Step  8.

Cut a black fuzzy stick into 6 small pieces.

Step  9.

Glue 3 to each side of your tiger’s nose, for its whiskers. Then glue the 3 smallest black triangles to the top of its head.

Step  9.

Glue 3 to each side of your tiger’s nose, for its whiskers. Then glue the 3 smallest black triangles to the top of its head.

Step  10.

Paint a canvas green, or the color of your choice!

Step  10.

Paint a canvas green, or the color of your choice!

Step  11.

Bend 1 brown fuzzy stick in half. Then coil up a green fuzzy stick around your finger, or a pencil. Then attach to the brown fuzzy stick.

Step  11.

Bend 1 brown fuzzy stick in half. Then coil up a green fuzzy stick around your finger, or a pencil. Then attach to the brown fuzzy stick.

Step  12.

Repeat this process of coiling green fuzzy sticks and securing them to each other until you have done it 5 times, forming the top of a tree.

Step  12.

Repeat this process of coiling green fuzzy sticks and securing them to each other until you have done it 5 times, forming the top of a tree.

Step  13.

Glue your tree to the canvas.

Step  13.

Glue your tree to the canvas.

Step  14.

Cut green fuzzy sticks into small pieces.

Step  14.

Cut green fuzzy sticks into small pieces.

Step  15.

Glue to the bottom of the canvas as grass. Then glue your tiger to the canvas, and use a sponge dabber to create some fluffy clouds above. Your tiger is complete!

Step  15.

Glue to the bottom of the canvas as grass. Then glue your tiger to the canvas, and use a sponge dabber to create some fluffy clouds above. Your tiger is complete!