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Cute Hedgehog Crafts for Kids

Cute Hedgehog Crafts for Kids

Hedgehogs are one of the most adorable creatures in the world. They’re small, cute, and have really cool quills that make them as prickly as they are pretty. What better way to spend your day than crafting with your child and making some kids crafts? Here are 15 happy hedgehog crafts for kids who want to make something cute today.

These hedgehogs are great for preschoolers and kindergartners, but even older kids will enjoy these fun projects. From paper plate and handprint hedgehogs to hedgies made out of items from nature, there is something here for everyone. Let’s get crafting!

Hedgehog Crafts

hedgehog crafts for kids


Pom-Pom Hedgehogs by The Craft Train – I’m in love with this little hedgehog craft! I’m just imagining a hedgehog family of different sizes, including a baby hedgehog.

Pinecone Hedgehogs by Kids’ Craft Room – Just add the hedgehog face and make a grassy area for it. 

Paper Strips Hedgehog by Easy Peasy and Fun – This adorable hedgehog craft just needs a glue stick, scissors, and construction paper. Have your child use scissors to cut the strips of paper or rip them. Draw lines for your child to follow with the scissors. It is great for developing fine motor skills.

Straw Hedgehog by DIY ‘N Crafts – I love the texture that the straws give this hedgehog!

Paper Plate Hedgehog by Arty Crafty Kids – This adorable hedgehog is made from a paper plate, a little paint, paper, and googly eyes.


Easy Crafts

hedgehog crafts for kids


Nature Hedgehog by Arty Crafty Kids – This cute nature craft is a fun way to end a nature walk and use the treasures you collected along the way. 

Paper Hedgehog by Artsy Craftsy Mom – Use the printable template to make this themed craft. 

Paper Plate Clothespin Hedgehogs by Our Kid Things – Just putting the clothes pins onto this cute hedgehog craft is beneficial for little hands. 

Painted Paper Hedgehog by Red Ted Art – I love how this cute craft uses scissor skills.

One Snowy Night Paper Plate Hedgehog by Artsy Momma – Paper plate crafts are one of my favorites, especially when they are paired with a book!

Simple Crafts

hedgehog crafts for kids


Handprint Hedgehog by Simple Everyday Mom – I love handprint crafts! Any craft with a child’s hand I keep. Turn this easy hedgehog craft into a keepsake.

Emerging Hedgehog by Hello, WonderfulLeaf -You will need a popsicle stick and the printable hedgehog template for this awesome, interactive craft. 

Hedgehog by Messy Little Monster – Use leaves collected on a nature walk and turn them into this adorable paper hedgehog craft 

Hedgehog Painted Rocks by Easy Peasy and Fun – These adorable little creatures are made from rocks and paint (or markers). Kids of all ages love this craft and we sealed ours with mod podge spray and they are sprinkled in our garden.

Fall Hedgehog craft by Fireflies and Mud Pies -This leaf hedgehog is perfect for any Fall theme and this cute paper hedgehog craft makes a gorgeous decoration. 

We hope you enjoy these fun hedgehog crafts as much as we do!

Books to go with these Cute Animal Crafts:

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Hedgie’s Surprise

The Snowy Nap

Hedgehog Needs a Hug

Prickly Hedgehogs


Hedgehog crafts for kids