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How To Craft Your Very Own Optimistic Owl Craft With Joy

Instructions to make an owl paper craft by hand.

Looking for an adorable owl craft your kiddos will love?  Well, you’ve found it!

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Owls are amazing creatures, so it makes sense that there are so many funny jokes (Scroll to the bottom of the post) and so many fun facts.

Don’t forget to look at them; during your owl, you can share the facts and jokes with your kids.  It never hurts to sneak some fun facts into their brain.  And nothing is sweeter than your kiddo’s laughter. 

This owl is easy to make, adorable to look at, and most importantly, it’s a lot of fun!  If you scroll down, you will find instructions on how to make this craft.  If you click here, you will find a template to make your Optimistic owl a little less work to make.

Owl Facts

  • Owls are carnivorous.
  • There are over 200 different species of owls.
  • A group of owls is called a parliament.
  • Owls can turn their heads up to 270 degrees.
selective focus photography of Eurasian Eagle-owl during daytime

The Benefits Of Paper Crafts

There are so many skills that your kiddos can fine-tune while making crafts. 

Fine motor skills are one of them.  This skill refers to the coordination between the small muscles in your child’s hand.  Those muscles are used for writing, eating, playing, and more.

So, help your kid fine-tune their fine motor skills with this fun owl craft.

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The Owl Craft

This craft is fun and easy to make.  And bonus, it will look adorable hanging in your home.

There are instructions if you scroll down.?⬇


There is an Optimistic Owl Craft Template, that takes the prep work out of the craft.

Owl craft picture

This Optimistic Owl Craft Template includes…

  • Black and white template just Print, Color, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • Template (Already Colored) just Print, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • An Owl Coloring sheet
  • 8.5 by 11 Optimistic Owl poster

Supplies Needed

paper, scissors, glue supplies

A wise old owl sat on an oak; The more he saw the less he spoke; The less he spoke the more he heard; Why aren’t we like that wise old bird?

Edward Hersey Richards

Owl Paper Craft Step-by-Step Instructions

owl craft instructions

Step 1


  • Cut out a light brown rectangle and soften the edges

Step 2


  • Cut a heart out of dark brown paper

Step 3


  • Cut out 2 dark brown ovals

Step 4


  • Cut out 2 dark brown circles (Bottom eye)
  • Cut out 2 slightly smaller white circles (Middle eye)
  • Cut out 2 even smaller black circles (Top eye)

Step 5


  • Cut an orange triangle

Step 6


  • Cut a dark brown Crescent

Step 7 (Last step of the Owl Craft)


  • Cut out 6 small dark brown ovals
  • (3 ovals for each foot)

Owl Jokes

  1. What’s an owl’s favorite subject at school?
    • Owl-gebra
  2. Why did the owl invite his friends over?
    • He didn’t want to be owl by himself.
  3. Why didn’t the night owl go to the funeral?
    • He wasn’t a mourning person

I hope you enjoy your owl paper craft made fun and easy.

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