In this world 🌎, we are not the only living beings to exist. There are various varieties of living beings who are just as or are more majestic than us. One of those creatures is a very well-known and a very unique animal similar to a rat known as a “hamster” 🐹.
So, just like dogs and cats, this unique, otherworldly animal also deserves to be known by the newer generation as well.
Thus, here are a few fun hamster activities that will provide a better understanding of this creature for your kids. 😊
Best Hamster Activities For Kids
I would suggest that these few hamster activities will be very fun and exciting for your kids. It will also bring with it tons of information about this very special nocturnal creature, which will surely amaze the newer generation 👦.
So, in this blog post, I compiled a list of hamster activities that are fun as well as valuable for the kids.😁
Cute Hamster Printable Activity
This is yet another activity that can be easily done by the kids 👦 wherever they want. I suggest this activity to all the kids because of its simplicity and time-conserving ⏳properties.
With some straws and some of the free hamster printables from the internet, kids will be eager to explore the cute structure and biology of the little creature before they know it!
Hamster Paper Cup Craft
This is yet another interesting activity that, if performed correctly, will result in providing indirect knowledge🧠 to all the little learners who are eager to know about the cute rodent 🐹.
So this activity evolves around forming hamster crafts with a paper cup and, at the top of the paper cup, writing a fact about these beautiful creatures.
Hence, I suggest this activity as this interesting hamster craft creates an excellent opportunity to include non-fiction learning about these fascinating and beautiful creatures.
You can also arrange a contest regarding who can make a better-looking hamster 🐹 craft. And as a reward, the winner can receive a treat🍫 of his or her choice. This will make the kids work harder for this activity and will result in outstanding and cute hamster crafts.
Hamster Playdough Activity
Here is another fun activity that is simple as well as time-effective ⌛ for your kids. This activity requires the use of yellow and white playdoughs to create a hamster out of it.
Hence, this is a very enjoyable activity for kids who can easily create this and eventually gain knowledge 🧠about certain aspects of this unique creature. Thus, I highly recommend this activity to you all for your little learners.
After making the basic structure of the playdough model, you can also add a few extra features like eyes 👀 and teeth 🦷 with either paper 📄cuts or white playdoughs to complete the look of a hamster.
Hamster Stones Craft
I came up with another cute but interesting activity that will surely make a place in your little one’s heart. This activity requires tissue paper, googly eyes 👀, paint 🎨, and any rock 🪨 of your kid’s choice.
With the help of these materials, your kid will be able to create a cute hamster stone craft. For this, your kid first needs to paint the rock with yellow 🟡 and white ⚪color and then needs to glue the googly eyes.
In addition to all of it, the kid can finish the stone craft by pasting a pair of teeth in the front of his mouth.
Hamster Finger Puppet
This is a sweet activity that can be performed with a little bit of effort. But it is another great activity as well. After its completion, it will not only provide the kid with enjoyment or entertainment, but it will also engage multiple senses of a kid 👦.
Along with it, it will also build a variety of skills, including language skills, rhythm awareness, and coordination. So, for these specific few factors, I suggest this activity to everyone who wants to teach their little ones about these majestic and cute rodents 🐹.
You can easily perform this cute little activity with some basic materials. Thus, this activity requires yellow and white cardstock papers, a pair of googly eyes👀, some white strings, black paint, and a white and black marker🖊️.
With the help of these few materials, your kid will be able to create this finger puppet of a hamster in no time.
Every animal-based activity consists of this specific activity in its list. Because of its easy preparation and the enjoyment it provides with it is one of the reasons behind its popularity. Thus, this is one of the fun activities that every kid will love to perform.
This activity requires construction paper, tape, scissors ✂️, and markers 🖊️. With the help of these materials, your kid will be able to make an adorable hamster headband in no time.
This headpiece looks super cute when the kids wear it while reading a hamster-based storybook 📕
Your kid should color his or her headband similar to the color of a hamster, which mainly comprises yellow and white. This will enhance the look of the headband, and it will also look much more attractive than a non-colored one.
Hamster Number Matching Activity
Here comes one of my favorite activities among all of this. This activity serves a very efficient role in teaching numbers and math to little learners.
This activity just requires scissors ✂️ and papers 📄 with which your kid can easily create a printable number-matching hamster activity.
This activity is not only simple but very time conserving ⏳which will also make a place in the kid’s hearts and will also play a huge role in providing them with a valuable mathematics lesson.
Alongside teaching your kids about numbers and math, you can also let your kids know more about these beautiful rodents known as “hamsters” while they are busy with their activity.
This activity is a very unique one as it involves a popular activity such as singing 🎶 in it. This activity involves the usage of interactive motions which can be executed with the song.
Any kid can easily perform this activity while listening 🎧 to one of the hamster songs on the internet. Hence, this activity will surely prove to be a favorite among kids who will surely love to perform it.
Hence, I highly recommend this specific activity to have some fun sessions with your little learners.
You can perform this activity either for a fun break, or you can also use it as a transition to another interesting hamster-themed activity. In either case, this is a very fun activity that kids will love to experience.
Hamster Wheel Craft
This is another great crafting activity that kids will love to create. This activity requires a few basic materials like paper plates 🍽️, a few markers 🖊️, and an original hamster clip art. With the help of these materials, your kid can easily make a beautiful wheel craft based on hamsters.
This specific activity will not only help them develop their crafting skills but will also provide them with a little basic knowledge about the structure, color, and skin tone of these cute furry animals.
After the completion of this activity, you can also spin the plate, and it will give a motion image of the hamster model that the little learner created. This might make them more excited about these activities and can also ignite their interest in such cute but innovative activities.
This activity focuses on creating a collage using several pictures🖼️ of hamsters either from any magazine📒 or through the internet.
I would suggest this activity for the kids as it will not only be a fun experience to go through several pictures of these cute creatures, but it will also enable them to know and learn more about these cute creatures throughout the process.
So, for this activity, the kids need to first cut out different hamster-related images and glue them on a piece of cardboard.
You can use these collages made by your kids to decorate the room or hang up somewhere in the house as a decor. This will prove to be a very unique and precious decor🎍 for you and your kids when they grow old.
My son and I have done these activities together to teach him about hamsters🐹 in a fun and exciting way.
This also helped him improve various skills while enjoying the adventure and excitement that the activities provided. And in addition to all of it, he also could learn more about his favorite animal.
I hope you enjoyed reading the above list of activities that I have listed in this blog post. Please leave a comment below if you want to add more activities to this list or have questions for me regarding the activities I mentioned – I would love to hear from you! ❤️
I’m a former teacher with a background in child development and a passion for creating engaging and educational activities for children. I strongly understand child development and know how to create activities to help children learn and grow. Spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, and volunteering in my community.