Swirly Lion Craft for Kids

They say March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, so we think this swirly lion craft for kids is perfect for the start of the month ! With just a few strips of paper, your child will give this lion a gorgeous mane.

This is a fun project to do in the classroom or at home because it can be easily adapted for all ages; Just use more or fewer strips to suit the age group.

Naturally, this lion craft can be done all year round.

Swirl lion crafts for kids

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We want to share all kinds of animal crafts with you because most of them are popular all year round.

You can use our template to make this, or you can show your children how to draw a lion tutorial and ask them to draw the head to use with this craft.

Swirl paper lion craft

How to make swirly lion crafts for kids

What you need:

  • our printable template (optional) or hand-drawn lion head
  • white printing paper
  • cardboard in any color of your choice
  • drag
  • glue

Step-by-step instructions

Get a pre-colored template or let your child add black and white.

Then, find some sturdy paper for the background (we’re using green cardstock) and cut a few strips from colorful paper (we’re using orange for the mane).

Have the children cut off the lion’s head.

Ask them to draw the head in pencil on cardboard. This step is optional but will make things easier.

Then let the children apply glue to the lion’s head.

See also Flower Field Spring Paper Collage

Encourage children to start gluing strips of paper in a circular shape.

Then, have your child start rolling strips of paper to make the lion’s mane.

Apply glue to the end of the rolled paper strip.

Then have them tape it to the cardboard so it stays in place.

Have your child repeat the steps with all the strips of paper.

And finally, stick them on top in the middle.

The swirly lion paper craft is complete!

Swirl paper lion craft template

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