Hedgehogs are so cute, aren’t they? They curl up into a little ball and their faces, oh my goodness! I just can’t get enough. I am so excited to share today’s activity! It’s a cut and paste woodland hedgehog craft!
This easy step by step toddler activity can teach your toddler the letter H or allow them to enjoy hours of arts and crafts time this autumn season.
I am featuring this adorable build-a-hedgehog craft for toddlers that will work along with my other animal crafts for preschool activities at school or home.
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Free Printable Cut and Paste Hedgehog Craft for Kids
Ideas to use Hedgehog Craft
1. Learn the Letter H
The best way to help an elementary student learn and retain the information is through hands-on activities, such as this hedgehog craft. You can use this build-a-hedgehog craft for kids to teach your preschoolers about the letter H.
Using the paper hedgehog craft preschool printable and a marker, you can draw a capital H and lower case h on each hedgehog template so that your toddler can practice tracing the letters and saying the letter as they start to learn the letter H.
2. Glue to Paper Plate
Another clever way to use this step by step hedgehog craft with toddlers is to glue the completed hedgehog printable to a paper plate.
Download and print the free hedgehog template below, cut out the hedgehog and have your toddlers color their activity sheet.
Once complete, your kids can glue the build-a-hedgehog craft to a paper plate to hang on the wall in your home.
3. Glue to Toilet Paper Roll
Using toilet paper rolls and paper plates for arts and crafts with toddlers is an excellent way to save cash on craft supplies. Using a simple toilet paper roll can add an extra layer of fun to this easy hedgehog printable cut out.
Have your preschoolers use the printable to cut out and put together their hedgehog craft. As soon as your kids have built their hedgehog, glue the completed hedgehog template to a toilet paper roll for display or a gift to family members.
4. Glue Autumn Leaves to the Paper Plate Craft Idea
You can also use this hedgehog craft as part of your autumn season activity ideas for kids. Using my free hedgehog template, simply download and print the hedgehog craft.
Gather some autumn leaves from your backyard or a local park and have your toddlers create a gorgeous hedgehog craft with leaves. This can be used as an additional way to enjoy this hedgehog craft for kids all year round.
Hedgehog Craft Supplies Needed:
- White Cardstock Paper
- Colored Pencils, Markers or Crayons
- Printable Hedgehog Template (FOUND AT THE BOTTOM)
Keep scrolling to get your very own hedgehog craft template today and start exploring the forest with your little ones and their paper hedgehog buddies!
If you are looking for something your littler kiddos can do while you make this craft with the older ones, be sure to check out our woodland animal coloring pages!
Hedgehog Craft Instructions:
After you have printed off your woodland hedgehog template, go ahead and cut out all of your shapes. If you are using the black and white hedgehog template, be sure to color it first and then cut it out.
The next step is to glue on your hedgehog’s body to his hair.
Then add all his little feet and then he’s complete!
Options to Choose:
- Print the color version for a simple and easy fall, summer or even spring craft or,
- Print the blank version and use it as a fun woodland animal coloring sheet activity and then glue the pieces together.
Free Printable Hedgehog Template:
I’m confident that you now have enough ideas to incorporate this easy toddler paper art activity into your daily life with preschoolers at home or as a DIY kindergarten project in school. Don’t forget to share your forest woodland learning plans in the comments.