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Quokka Craft

Learn some fun painting techniques and craft up the happiest animal on earth! They’re not smiling at you – it’s just the way their faces look. 

 

Did you know…

Conservationists want people to take selfies with quokkas? Quokka’s are considered a vulnerable species and the internet fame quokkas have acquired in recent years have put their names on the map! Keep snappin’ photos with these happy fellas, but don’t touch, or risk a fine!

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Materials



Canvas
Paint (Tan, Yellow, Brown, Black)
Paint Brush

Blue Markers

Green Markers

Instructions



Step  1.

Download the printable from above to trace, or draw your own quokka!

Step  1.

Download the printable from above to trace, or draw your own quokka!

Step  2.

Paint your quokka’s body yellow.

Step  2.

Paint your quokka’s body yellow.

Step  3.

Once dry, using brown paint and the flat side of a square brush, dab and stamp brown fur all over your quokka.  

Step  3.

Once dry, using brown paint and the flat side of a square brush, dab and stamp brown fur all over your quokka.  

Step  4.

Once dry, use light brown paint and a fork to add more texture to your quokka’s fur.

Step  4.

Once dry, use light brown paint and a fork to add more texture to your quokka’s fur.

Step  5.

When the paint is dry, outline your quokka in dark brown paint and add his features with black.

Step  5.

When the paint is dry, outline your quokka in dark brown paint and add his features with black.

Step  6.

Feed your quokka some leafy greens! Paint a leaf between his paws.

Step  6.

Feed your quokka some leafy greens! Paint a leaf between his paws.

Step  7.

Use markers to color a background that makes your quokka stand out!  

Step  7.

Use markers to color a background that makes your quokka stand out!