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This Mother’s Day Bear craft is a cute mama bear craft kids can make showing off their photo! It’s also a fun recycled paper tube craft!
Mama bears are iconic for protecting their young cubs so this Mother’s Day Bear Craft is an adorable take on that symbolism. This cute paper roll bear is a fun recycled craft kids can make as a Mother’s Day gift. The bear can hold your child’s photo for an adorable personalized touch. Instead of a photo, you could also include a cute bear holding envelope with a special and sweet message!
Watch the video in this post for how to make this Mother’s Day craft.
What do you need to make this bear craft?
We make it easy with our step-by-step video (watch in this post). All you need then are colored cardstock, a paper tube, printed photo and simple craft materials like glue and scissors.
How can you personalize this adorable paper tube bear?
You can add different color flowers on top and as mentioned, a note with a meaningful message instead of a photo. It would be cute to make a whole entire paper tube bear family too! You can customize the colors of the bear and make polar or even panda bears!
Mama Bear Craft – Materials:
toilet paper roll
brown, cream and pink papers
- toilet paper roll
- glue stick
- brown, cream and pink papers
- black marker
- craft flower
- printed photo
Wrap the paper tube roll with brown paper.
Draw the ears on the brown paper and cut them out. Draw the smaller ears on the pink paper and cut them out. Glue them together.
Draw an oval shape on the cream paper and cut it out for the mouth.
Draw two hearts on the pink paper and cut them out.
Draw an oval shape on the cream paper for the belly and cut it out.
Draw two small oval shapes on the brown paper for the paws and cut them out.
Draw hearts and dots on the legs with a black marker.
Draw the arms on the brown paper and cut them out.
Draw the bear's nose and mouth on the cream oval.
Glue the paper shapes on the paper roll bear and draw the eyes.
Glue your photo on the bear's arms and glue the craft flower to the top of the bear's head.