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Paper Craft for Kids - Paper Mouse and Cheese

If it is raining outside, kids often don’t know what to do with their time. Crafting is the answer! This picture of the mouse is quick and easy and afterwards, the kids can hang it in their room or window. It is made out of cardboard and very sturdy. Younger kids may need help with cutting the small pieces out and gluing them together. For school age children, this picture is easy to make.



Summer Paper Craft for Kids - Mouse with its Cheese

For this project you will need:

- brown, black and yellow construction paper or cardstock
- scissors
- glue
- string for hanging

Recommended for ages 6 and up

Craft Pattern:

Mouse and Cheese Template

Mouse and Cheese Template






1. The picture gets made so that it looks good from both sides! Print out the patterns and trace onto the appropriate colored cardboard pieces. There are 9 pieces to prepare - 1 cheese piece, 2 bodies, 4 ears, and 2 noses.
2. Cut the figures out and glue them together according to the picture.
3. Cut a piece of thread out and attach it to the top of the cheese to use for hanging.

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Summer Paper Craft for Kids - Mouse with its Cheese



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