Fox Carabiner Key Ring

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Safety Tips:

  • Children should have adult supervision while using materials that are toxic or objects that are sharp
  • Guide you child’s hands closely as needed while they use craft tools and materials
  • Children should use safety scissors

Making an animal keyring inspires children sense of pride by seeing their art displayed. Creating this craft also shows a child how to use shapes to create features of a fox.

Fine motor: To encourage your children to develop hand strength and pincer grasp (ability to hold small objects with thumb and forefinger) by using craft materials such as scissors, drawing materials.

Download the PDF

Required Materials:

  • Download PDF of instructions
  • 3 pieces of different colour felt
  • Regular Glue
  • Key ring
  • Scissors

Optional Materials:

  • 3 pieces of different colour felt suggested: orange for the body, black for eyes and nose, white for the chest
  • Fabric glue
  • Hot glue gun
  • Needle and thread

Directions

  1. Cut the felt shapes out of the pattern template.
  2. Glue white chest to the front of the felt body.
  3. Fold top point of the body piece down approximately 1 ½ “ into the centre of the body and glue point in place.
  4. Glue eyes and nose in place over the folded point.
  5. Glue ears to the back of the head.
  6. Fold hang tab in half over key ring.
  7. Glue hang tab together at the ends. Glue folded tab to the back of the head.

Nurture

  • If you look at pictures and talk about where various animals live and what they need to survive
  • You will develop a respect for nature

Explore

  • If you go on a nature walk and pick up some materials
  • Your child will create their own ideas of what to make

Fox Puppet

This activity inspires children sense of pride by seeing their art displayed. Creating this craft also gives a child of how to use shapes to create features.

Fine motor: To encourage your children to develop hand strength and pincer grasp (ability to hold small objects with thumb and forefinger) by using craft materials such as scissors, drawing materials.

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