Black, white, and pink threads. Very cool Japanese origami how-to video! The great thing about this hippo craft is how simple it is. Or for teaching the kids about sharks?…, Calling all elephant lowers! Step 6) Fold the bottom part of the head under along the dotted line and then make 3 Pleat Folds along the other dotted lines. Fold over the “third” with the word glue – apply glue. This craft can also be made with substitutions for a lot of the supplies, so it’s a great “use what you have” kind of project. A Paper Bag Craft – Sam the Sad, Sad Octopus, How to Draw for Kids: 12 Ocean Animals to Draw, Step by Step. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper hippopotamus. Cut Out. Slip your fingers into the openings and chat away! Children can make a hippopotamus craft from toilet paper roll and construction paper. Jr. Let the paint dry. Print out the template – there are two pages and you will need them both. See more ideas about Hippo crafts, Hippo, Crafts. Just print the templates full size on A4 paper, cut them out, score & bend, match the numbers and glue them with flaps. Cut out the template pieces. Please consider supporting our local food, music, arts, pop culture and news coverage by becoming a sustaining member. We like to color our puppets with markers as this makes them really stand out – crayons or colored pencils also work. Affix two googly eyes to the hippoâs head. Glue the ears onto the corners of the head, and then glue the nostrils right under the eyes. I hope you have fun making this Paper Bag Hippo Puppet Craft! If â¦ Oh so fun! Now you’ve going to color the rest of your bag gray! The area things about this project is that everyone’s hippo will look a little bit different. Take the ears, fold along the dashed line separating the ear and rectangle – apply glue and stick on the head. You donât want too much excess paper. If you print the coloring page version, color the mask with crayons, markers, paint, etc. â¢ Scissors â¢ Glue or tape. Your Hippopotamus Puppet is almost done – just add the ears and teeth. How to Make the Hippopotamus Paper Plate Craft: 1. The two cups will become the hippoâs mouth. I’m so excited to show you how to make this Paper Bag Hippo Puppet Craft today! Now more than ever Hippo depends on your support to help fund our coverage. This one sure looks cute with the two big teeth showing at all times. Arts and Crafts: How to make a Hippopotamus model. The bottom of the bag is going to be our hippo face, and where the bottom folds over the rest of the bag will be the hippoâs mouth. Step 5) Open the flap of paper over to the left and Squash Fold it flat. The printable hippo template makes it so much easier for kids to work on their little hippos in a frustration-free way. This will make opening and closing the hippoâs mouth easy peasy. Ashley has an amazing tutorial so you can check hers out. Each copy is read three times according to CVC. For more information about my paper mache art and techniques visit my website, http://www.GourmetPaperMache.com, or my blog,, http://www.PaperMacheBlog.com. Today weâre making a hippo. - YouTube Do not scale to fit the paper, print 100%.) Your email address will not be published. These are our hippo’s ears, nose, and teeth! Cut the upper and lower muzzle from lunch-sized paper plates and glue the top muzzle to the bottom muzzle. Next form your felt or construction paper, you’re going to cut out two large gray ovals, two small gray circles, and about 10 medium white rectangles. Our series of fun printable puppets continue – grab this Hippopotamus Puppet Printable Template and let’s have some fun. They can also easily fold a hippo from a piece of paper using the origami method. We sure do love making puppets! Start by looking at your paper bag and noticing where the bottom folds over the bag. When that’s all done and dry, go ahead and glue your google eyes onto the center of the head, close together. Press firmly for the glue to set (you can even weight it with a book, waiting will be easier that way). You might also like our giraffe sock puppet craft! paper plate, glue, scissors, gray paint, something to color with, if you chose the B&W template; Craft Instructions: Paint the bottom of the paper plate gray. Print the mask on 8.5 x 11 or A4 size paper. (Templates are COMPATIBLE WITH both LETTER & A4 size PAPER. Theyâre pretty fun to make and give. About Me Page, Easypeasyandfun.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com, © Copyright 2020 - Easy Peasy and Fun All Rights reserved, Click Here to get the Whole Bundle of Puppets, How to Make Corner Bookmarks + Ideas and Designs, huge set of puppets available as a bundle, our printable template (you can grab this one at the end of this tutorial, we also have a, heavier print paper (preferred, although regular print paper will work well too). This is great for a class animal unit or just a fun way to keep the kids busy! Make sure the fold is crisp â either run your fingers across the fold or use a craft stick and run it across the fold. All Rights Reserved. Dec 26, 2015 - Explore Eran Sadeh's board "paper mache hippo" on Pinterest. 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