The cute critters on this printable woodland wreath craft will brighten up your day, whatever the weather outside! Make many and hang all around your home!
The world is going through some tough times and we’re all cooped up indoors. As always, one of the best ways to prevent boredom is by doing crafts!
But then of course, there’s the question of materials. With many stores closed and websites suspending operations, you have to make do with what you have. Now’s the time to pull out your craft stash!
So today, we have a craft that requires the very basic – colored paper, scissors and glue. You’ll be surprised at how these simple things can be used to create something really pretty and cute – a printable woodland wreath craft for kids!
Free Printable Woodland Wreath Craft
- Thick craft paper or Card stock in different colors
How to make the Free Printable Woodland Wreath Craft:
1. Download and print the free printable for the woodland wreath craft. Cut out the pieces which include a tree, mushroom, leaf, rabbit, squirrel and fox.
2. Use a compass to draw two concentric circles on a light colored or beige card stock. Cut out the inner circle so you get a hollow wreath shape.
3. Trace the leaf shape on light and dark green paper and cut them out. Fold and unfold the leaf shapes vertically down the middle so you get a line as shown in the image above.
4. Arrange the leaf shapes on one side of the wreath as shown below:
5. It’s time to assemble the animals. Gather all the pieces required for the fox, as shown in the printable. Trace and cut them out on card stock of appropriate colors.
6. Similarly, assemble the mushroom and the tree, tracing the shapes on card stock in colors of your choice. Gather all the pieces.
7. Stick the mushroom and the tree at the base of the wreath, sticking it on the back side of the wreath.
8. Stick the fox in between the mushroom and the tree. Your simple but adorable wreath is now complete!
9. Repeat the steps above for the rabbit and the squirrel.
10. You can either hang them individually in different places, or group them together.
Aren’t these cute? They’re a great way to bring nature indoors, especially when we’re restricted and can’t go out. The little animals also remind us that this is just like hibernation – it’s a phase that’ll get over and then we can all step out into the bright sunshine and enjoy the great outdoors again!