It’s time for some fun tiger crafts! Whether you are looking for the Year of the Tiger for Chinese New Year or to use with a topic on Jungles or India these fun and easy crafts for kids that feature tigers are great. Just grab your paints, paper, scissors and glue and let’s get making some brilliant Tiger Crafts for Kids.

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Tiger Crafts

Tigers are fantastic creatures and as we celebrate the start of the year of the Tiger in the Chinese Zodiac calendar I’ve put together the best, easy and fun crafts that feature tigers for your kids to do.

Looking for reading recommendations for the Chinese New Year then check out our pick of the best Chinese New Year Books for Kids.

Toddler and Preschool Crafts with Tigers

Let’s start with some really simple crafts for your toddlers and preschoolers.

Simple toddler and preschool tiger crafts to celebrate the Chinese New Year Year of the Tiger in 2022

This cardboard tube tiger from Creative Family Fun is so simple to make, just paint your tube, add in the features and your little ones will have a great time making it.

Paper Plates are one of our favourite crafting materials for our little ones and this paper plate tiger craft is fantastic from No Time for Flashcards.

Short on time but looking for a simple craft to do then this sticky tape tiger craft from Toddler Approved is the perfect craft for your little ones. You’ll need a printer for this one but it’s not messy at all!

Popsicle and craft sticks make great crafting materials with little ones, and this Popsicle stick tiger craft from I heart crafty things is so cute and easy to make with your little ones.

Handprint art is always fun and this handprint tiger from Red Ted Art is great to make with your toddlers and preschoolers. You could even use it as a letter of the week craft for the Letter T!

Printable Tiger Crafts for Kids

Get your printers ready because these crafts are fantastic and easy to make but you will need a printer to complete them.

Made with felt and using the printable template this T is for Tiger craft for kids from Arsty Crafty Mom looks great.

Take your tiger paper plate craft to the next level with this printable version that has the cutest eyes to add to your plate from Simple Everyday Mom.

Combine an easy craft with some printables to create a paper bag tiger puppet for the kids to make with instructions about half way down from Crafty Moms Share.

Have a roarsome time and make a printable tiger headband that your kids can colour and then wear with this template from Simple Everyday Mom.

Chinese New Year Printable Games

Love printables then check out our selection of Fun Chinese New Year Printable Games for Kids.

Tiger Crafts for Big Kids

If you have older kids then these crafts are a little more complicated but they are fun and great to make.

Fun tiger crafts for big kids for jungle, india or chinese new year themed units of study

Use the paper plate and create a rocking tiger craft – we love the little ears on this one and the action that you can do.

This cardboard tube tiger craft is standing on 4 legs and 3D in shape from In the Playroom! Such a fun idea to turn a simple craft a little more complex for your older kids.

Recycle old foam cups and turn them into tigers with this foam cup tiger craft from I heart crafty things. A great way to create something from your waste.

Do you have a little bookworm then they will love making this Tiger Origami Book Corner Craft from Red Ted Art.

Do you love tigers? We certainly do and this Heart Shape Tiger Craft from I Heart Crafty Things is adorable.

More Fun Chinese New Year Activities for Kids

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Free Printable Chinese New Year I Spy Game for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Year of the Tiger Crafts for Kids
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Cerys Parker

Cerys is a marine biologist, environmental educator, teacher, mum, and home educator from the UK. She loves getting creative, whether it is with simple and easy crafts and ideas, activities to make learning fun, or delicious recipes that you and your kids can cook together you'll find them all shared here on Rainy Day Mum.

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