How To Make Autumn Squirrels – Crafts

Create an Autumn squirrel

As autumn arrives, squirrels are busy collecting food supplies for the coming winter. Make your own autumn squirrels using the templates provided.

Art materials you will need:

How to make an Autumn squirrel:

  1. Cut a section of egg carton and paint it with your chosen coloured paint for example, grey.
  2. Cut a face and tail from grey felt, and glue them on. Add a light brown nose and googly eyes.
  3. Repeat process with a variety of colours.


  • Make larger autumn squirrels using yogurt pots!
  • Thread the autumn squirrels onto wool and hang them from the ceiling for a jolly autumn display.

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