panther craft

Are you ready to make a purr-fect black panther craft?

If you are, this animal panther craft will be perfect.

black panther craft

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This black panther craft will be a fun activity to do with your kiddos!  Kids love these big cats. Your preschooler or kindergartener will have fun making their own black jaguar craft to hang on the wall.

Paper crafts are an easy activity to do with your kids that doesn’t require a lot of supplies or prep work. If you want a list of what supplies to keep on hand for paper crafts this article will get you started.

Paper crafts allow kids to enjoy the craft while learning valuable life skills like creativity and concentration.

Keep reading to find the hilarious jokes and fun facts as well as a free printable at the end.

Panther Facts For Kids

  • The “black panther” is a black jaguar of the Americas or a black leopard of Asia and Africa. In fact, the black panther actually has normal rosettes (spots), they are often just too hard to see because the animal’s fur is so dark.
  • Black panthers are great swimmers and are one of the strongest tree climbing big cats, often pouncing on prey from a tree, they are capable of leaping up to 20 feet to catch their prey which includes medium sized animals like deer and monkeys and smaller rabbits and birds.
  • The black panther is often called ‘the ghost of the forest’. It is a smart, stealth-like attacker, its dark coat helps it hide and stalk prey very easily, especially at night.

Black Panther Craft Options

We have a couple options for you to choose from based on your scissor crafting skill level.

If you want to make your panther by hand. The step-by-step instructions below will guide you through the process of making this cute panther craft from scratch with just some paper and scissors and glue. 

But if you don’t have that kind of time or you want the easy button I have got a simple print and make template just for you.

panther template

This Black Panther Craft Template includes…

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

Supplies To Make Your Panther

How To Make The Black Panther Paper Craft

black panther instructions

Step 1

Head

  • Cut a circle out of black paper

Step 2

Body

  • Cut an oval out of black paper
  • Glue the head to the body

Step 3

Ears and Tail

  • Cut an oval out of black paper (Ears)
  • Cut oval in half (Ears)
  • Glue the ears to the head
panther craft parts

Step 4

Legs and Arms

  • Cut 2 rectangles with rounded edges out of black paper (Legs)
  • Cut 4 small skinny rectangles with rounded edges from black paper (Paws)
  • Cut 2 long rectangle from black paper (Arms)
  • Glue the legs to the body
  • Glue the arms to the body
  • Glue the Paws to the arms and legs

Step 5

Face

  • Cut a white oval from white paper
  • Cut white oval in half (Eyes)
  • Cut smaller black oval
  • Cut smaller black oval in half (Inner Eyes)
  • Glue the eyes to the head
  • Glue the inner eyes to the eyes
  • Draw a heart (Nose)
  • Draw a line (Mouth)
  • Draw a line from mouth to heart nose
black panther craft

Cat Jokes For Kids

  • Why do cats always get their way?           
    • They are very purr-suasive
  • Why did the cat get mad when nobody laughed at his joke?
    • He took it purr-sonally
  • What did the alien say to the cat? 
    • Take me to your litter

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