Lorax Papercraft Puppet

Do your kids love Dr. Seuss stories? The Lorax is sure to become a favorite with this adorable Lorax Papercraft! You’ll have the best time creating this fun project together!

Lorax Papercraft

Lorax Papercraft Puppet

It’s not easy to pick a favorite Dr. Seuss book, because there are so many great ones to choose from! One that I often reach for and read to my kids is The Lorax. It’s full of fun rhyming stories and colorful pictures, but it also teaches important lessons about how we can speak for the trees, just like the Lorax. This Lorax Papercraft project is perfect for celebrating Earth Day, or anytime you want to teach this valuable lesson to your family! 

Whether you are a parent at home looking for a fun family craft, or a teacher at school searching for the perfect art project, this Lorax Papercraft is just what you need! With our easy-to-follow instructions and simple supplies, your kids will have so much fun creating this beloved Dr. Seuss character! Be sure to grab your free Lorax Papercraft template today! And for more adorable Dr. Seuss fun, check out our Thing 1 and Thing 2 Papercraft Puppets

How to Make a Lorax Papercraft

Lorax Papercraft Puppet

Supplies

Lorax Papercraft Puppet
  • Colored craft papers
  • Craft glue
  • Sharpie
  • Pencil
  • Scissors

Directions 

  • Select orange, yellow, and 2 to 3 different colored craft papers. Trace the body, legs, and arm patterns of the Lorax on orange colored craft paper; trace the eyebrows and mustache on yellow colored craft paper and trace the nose on a different shade of yellow or orange paper. Trace the Lorax tree patterns on colourful papers and the trunk on yellow paper. Cut out the traced papers nicely.  
Lorax Papercraft Puppet
  • Glue the 2 leg patterns on either side of the oval (body) shape cutout. This will be the bottom side of the Lorax puppet. 
Lorax Papercraft Puppet
  • Glue the mustache pattern slightly above the middle of the body pattern. 
Lorax Papercraft Puppet
  • Glue the nose right above the mustache, in the middle. Glue the eyebrow patterns along the top side of the body pattern. 
Lorax Papercraft Puppet
  • Glue the 2 arms on both sides of the body pattern. 
Lorax Papercraft Puppet
  • Grab the Lorax tree patterns. Use a black sharpie to draw shades on the trunk cutout. Use the same shade of sharpie to trace an outline on the Lorax tree cutout. 
Lorax Papercraft Puppet
  • Glue the tree pattern with the trunk pattern and use a black sharpie to draw the eyes and mouth of the papercraft Lorax. 

Tips and Tricks

  • Add some googly eyes, pipe cleaners, or craft pom poms for some fun texture and detail to your Lorax papercraft!
  • Make a fun Seussian background for your Lorax papercraft, for a fun, fridgeworthy work of art!

More Lorax Ideas…

Curl up on the couch with a copy of The Lorax for a fun storytime together! You’ll have fun reading this rhyming story and talking about the importance of taking care of our planet! 

With some brightly colored yarn and paper straws, you can make your very own adorable truffula trees! Your kids will have so much fun creating these poofy Seussian trees!

Lorax Papercraft Puppet

Lorax Papercraft Puppet

Do your kids love Dr. Seuss stories? The Lorax is sure to become a favorite with this adorable Lorax Papercraft! You’ll have the best time creating this fun project together!

Materials

  • Colored craft papers
  • Craft glue
  • Sharpie
  • Pencil
  • Scissors

Instructions

Select orange, yellow, and 2 to 3 different colored craft papers. Trace the body, legs, and arm patterns of the Lorax on orange colored craft paper; trace the eyebrows and mustache on yellow colored craft paper and trace the nose on a different shade of yellow or orange paper. Trace the Lorax tree patterns on colourful papers and the trunk on yellow paper. Cut out the traced papers nicely.

Glue the 2 leg patterns on either side of the oval (body) shape cutout. T

Glue the mustache pattern slightly above the middle of the body pattern.

Glue the nose right above the mustache, in the middle. Glue the eyebrow patterns along the top side of the body pattern. 

Glue the 2 arms on both sides of the body pattern. 

Grab the Lorax tree patterns. Use a black sharpie to draw shades on the trunk cutout. Use the same shade of sharpie to trace an outline on the Lorax tree cutout. 

Glue the tree pattern with the trunk pattern and use a black sharpie to draw the eyes and mouth of the papercraft Lorax. 

Notes

Add some googly eyes, pipe cleaners, or craft pom poms for some fun texture and detail to your Lorax papercraft!

Make a fun Seussian background for your Lorax papercraft, for a fun, fridgeworthy work of art!

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