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Walrus Canvas Craft

This cute walrus canvas craft is the perfect way to chill out and have fun!

 

Did you know… A male walrus is called a bull, and a female walrus is called a cow!

Materials



Canvas
Foam Sheets
Peel & Stick Craft Sticks
Hemp Cord
Large Wiggly Eyes
Black Poms
White Fuzzy Sticks
Crystal Beads
Iridescent Glitter

Glue

Marker

Scissors

Instructions



Step  1.

Walruses love icy waters — so paint some freezing waves!

Step  1.

Walruses love icy waters — so paint some freezing waves!

Step  2.

Draw your waves using a pencil, then paint over the outlines with different shades of blue.

Step  2.

Draw your waves using a pencil, then paint over the outlines with different shades of blue.

Step  3.

While your canvas dries, grab 1 dark brown foam sheet and 1 light brown foam sheet. Cut the dark brown foam sheet into a large circle. Then, cut 2 small circles from the light brown foam sheet.

Step  3.

While your canvas dries, grab 1 dark brown foam sheet and 1 light brown foam sheet. Cut the dark brown foam sheet into a large circle. Then, cut 2 small circles from the light brown foam sheet.

Step  4.

Give your walrus some tusks! Peel off the white paper to reveal the sticky side of your peel & stick craft sticks. Press 1 craft stick onto your light brown circle, and the other craft stick on your second circle! 

Step  4.

Give your walrus some tusks! Peel off the white paper to reveal the sticky side of your peel & stick craft sticks. Press 1 craft stick onto your light brown circle, and the other craft stick on your second circle! 

Step  5.

Make some whiskers! Grab your light and dark brown hemp cords and fold them into four loops.

Step  5.

Make some whiskers! Grab your light and dark brown hemp cords and fold them into four loops.

Step  6.

Tie a knot with your remaining cord around the loops to secure.

Step  6.

Tie a knot with your remaining cord around the loops to secure.

Step  7.

Then, snip the loops!

Step  7.

Then, snip the loops!

Step  8.

Put the pieces together! Glue your tusks near the bottom of your dark brown circle. Then, glue down your walrus’ whiskers! Place a small dab of glue on top of the knots on your whiskers and stick a black pom ball on top. Next, glue down your large wiggly eyes above your walrus’ nose, and use a black marker to add cute details!

Step  8.

Put the pieces together! Glue your tusks near the bottom of your dark brown circle. Then, glue down your walrus’ whiskers! Place a small dab of glue on top of the knots on your whiskers and stick a black pom ball on top. Next, glue down your large wiggly eyes above your walrus’ nose, and use a black marker to add cute details!

Step  9.

Glue your walrus to the center of your canvas — but before you do, make sure it’s completely dry!

Step  9.

Glue your walrus to the center of your canvas — but before you do, make sure it’s completely dry!

Step  10.

Make some snowflakes! Grab 3 white fuzzy sticks and cut them in half.

Step  10.

Make some snowflakes! Grab 3 white fuzzy sticks and cut them in half.

Step  11.

Bend your fuzzy sticks together to create 6 snowflake points. Then, slide a bead down to the center of each point!

Step  11.

Bend your fuzzy sticks together to create 6 snowflake points. Then, slide a bead down to the center of each point!

Step  12.

Grab another fuzzy stick and cut it into 6 shorter pieces. Wrap each piece around the ends of the existing fuzzy stick points creating an arrow shape.

Step  12.

Grab another fuzzy stick and cut it into 6 shorter pieces. Wrap each piece around the ends of the existing fuzzy stick points creating an arrow shape.

Step  13.

Once you have added arrow shapes to each of your snowflake points, trim as needed.

Step  13.

Once you have added arrow shapes to each of your snowflake points, trim as needed.

Step  14.

Make another snowflake! Repeat steps 10-13 — but this time, cut your fuzzy sticks in smaller pieces. Now make your snowflakes sparkle! Add glue wherever you’d like to see your snowflakes glisten — then sprinkle your glitter on top!

Step  14.

Make another snowflake! Repeat steps 10-13 — but this time, cut your fuzzy sticks in smaller pieces. Now make your snowflakes sparkle! Add glue wherever you’d like to see your snowflakes glisten — then sprinkle your glitter on top!

Step  15.

Let your snowflakes dry, then glue them wherever you please onto your walrus canvas craft!

Step  15.

Let your snowflakes dry, then glue them wherever you please onto your walrus canvas craft!