This fun paper pig craft for kids is so cute! 2019 is the year of the pig, so let’s celebrate with this fun 3D construction paper craft that kids will love to make!
Did you know that 2019 is the Year of the Pig? Well… it is! So we figured we needed to create a fun construction paper pig craft for you to do with your little ones!
This easy craft is perfect for ringing in the new year, learning about farm animals, or just an afternoon of crafty fun.
Your kids will love how the feet and nose bounce and the curly pig tail.
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Pig papercraft supplies
- Construction Paper. Blue, Pink, and Brown.
- Glue Stick.
How to make a year of the pig craft
Start by creating a curved edge on your brown paper. This is to make the mud you pig will be playing in.
Then draw the simple shapes, used to make your pig, on your pink paper. You will need an oval for the body and head, two triangle ears, a small oval for the nose, four small ovals for the hoves, and a rectangle for the tail.
Once those are all cut out it’s time to start assembling.
Glue down the body and head.
Wrap the tail around a pencil to give it a curl and set aside.
Draw a couple of dots to the nose for his nostrils.
Using your scraps, create a strip of paper and accordion fold it.
Glue one side of the accordion down to the head. Then add glue to the other side to his snout.
Do the same thing to create his legs and hoves.
Glue on his curly tail.
Last, but not least, draw on his eyes.
Your kids will love this 3D paper pig!