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Hippo Craft

Fun Animal Crafts: Cute Hippo Craft

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Do you love Animal Crafts? If you do, then you will love this adorable Hippo Craft! From Zebras and Monkeys to Lions these Jungle crafts are sure to bring a smile to your child’s face.

Check out this fun Hippopotamus Craft! Use our Hippo Craft Template and get creative making your own Animal Crafts. Kids will love creating a Hippo puppet and telling stories!

What is a Hippo Craft?


A Hippo Craft is Animal-themed paper bag puppet made from a simple brown paper bag. There are many reasons why people love hippopotamus crafts. Some people love them because they are cute and adorable, while others appreciate their unique and quirky personality.

Regardless of the reason, there’s no doubt that hippopotamus crafts are a popular choice for many crafters.

Hippopotamus

Hippopotamus is an herbivore and live in Africa. They are the third largest land mammal and can weigh up to two tons. Hippos are very aggressive and can kill lions and crocodiles.

Materials Needed for the Hippo Paper Craft

1. Printable Hippo Template

Hippo Craft

How to Make a Hippopotamus Craft?

This fun paper bag Hippo Crafts is perfect for kids of all ages! All you need is a paper bag, Hippo Cut Out Template, some markers, scissors, and glue. So, gather your supplies and keep reading for the simple step by step instructions.

1. Download the Printable Elephant Template

Then print the Hippo Template.

Hippo Craft

2. Cut Out the Pieces You’ll Need.

Use scissors to cut out the sections for the Hippo Paper Craft.

Hippo Craft

3. Glue the Hippopotamus Eyes

Glue the hippo eyes at the top of the hippo head piece.

Hippo Craft

4. Add the Mouth

Glue the hippo mouth towards the bottom of the head piece, in between the eyes.

Hippo Craft

5. Make the Hippo Ears

Make the hippo ears by gluing the pink inner ears to the purple outer ears.

Hippo Craft

6. Glue the Ears

Take the completed ears and glue them to each side of the hippo head.

Hippo Craft

7. Glue on the Head

Glue the completed hippo head to the flap of the brown paper bag. Next Glue the hippo body piece to the bottom part of the bag.

Hippo Craft
Hippo Craft

8. Attach Hippo’s Belly

Glue the white belly to the middle of the body. Then glue the hippo feet to the bottom of the hippo body

Hippo Craft
Hippo Craft

Thats it! You just created our Hippo Craft

Hippo Craft

How did your kid’s crafts Hippo turn out? What color did you use to make your Animal Family Crafts out of paper? Don’t forget to share your Hippo Crafts with us.

Look at These Adorable Hippo Art for Preschoolers!

Our Hippo Art activities are designed to be fun and educational. Helps children develop fine and gross motor skills. It is a simple way for kids to learn about the animal kingdom.

These adorable paper bag puppets will be a hit at your next zoo-themed birthday party! Your child will love to make a puppet show with this fun hippos for kids. If you want to add some extra excitement to the puppet show, try incorporating music or movement into the performance.

We hope you enjoyed our Hippo Crafts!

We hope you enjoyed our paper bag Hippo puppet for kids! If you liked this article about Hippo Crafts for Preschoolers, please leave us a comment and let us know. We’d love to hear from you. In the meantime, be sure to check out our other fun kid’s crafts on our website.

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Looking to have fun with the kids during a craft? Try creating a Gorilla puppet out of a paper bag! This activity is simple and fun to set up and will only take a few minutes.

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Puppet with Paper Instructions

Hippo Craft
Hippo Craft
  • Download the Hippo Template
  • Print, and cut out the pieces.
  • Trace the template onto the required colored paper or print it on colored paper and cut it out.
  • Glue the hippos’ eyes at the top of the hippo head piece.
  • Glue the hippo mouth towards the bottom of the head piece, in between the eyes.
  • Make the hippo ears by gluing the pink inner ears to the purple outer ears.
  • Take the completed ears and glue them to each side of the hippo head.
  • Glue the completed hippo head to the flap of the brown paper bag.
  • Glue the hippo body piece to the bottom part of the bag.
  • Glue the pink belly to the middle of the body.
  • Glue the hippo feet to the bottom of the hippo body
  • Congratulations! You have completed the Hippo Crafts!

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