This post is full of quick & easy zoo craft ideas. You’ll find lots of fun animal crafts to make with your toddlers and preschoolers. This list includes everything from puppets to process art. You’re definitely going to want to check it out!
We wrapped up our A to Zoo Animals preschool monthly theme not too long ago and I thought it’d be fun to share all of our awesome zoo craft ideas.
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Little kids love zoo animals and they love crafts too. Here’s a way to give them the best of both worlds! The little guy and I obviously had a blast creating each and every one of these and I’m willing to bet that you’re little kids will too!
What could be better than learning about animals and making them too?
This paper plate alligator puppet is so cute and especially with a mouth that actually opens and closes. Talk about fun, right?
I loved making this pair of feathered friends with the little guy. These bird puppets would be great for story time.
Process art is awesome for little kids because it encourages creative thinking and problem solving skills. And this camel project is of course no exception.
I can’t even tell you how in love I am with this dolphin invitation to create. This one was a huge win around here and I’m sure that your little kids would be all about it too.
Make this cool elephant mask with a unique twist. A party noisemaker for the trunk!
F is for fox or fun. Either way, you’re not going to want to miss out on this one.
Use a comb to make a gorilla with “fur.” What an awesome sensory experience for your little kids!
J is for jellyfish and this was totally my favorite. The little guy and I had a blast creating the tentacles with ribbon.
Yarn for the win with this llama zoo craft. And we both loved the texture that it created too.
Make a sea urchin with basic supplies that you probably already have. Toothpicks and paint are basically the only supplies that we used for this craft.
So many awesome zoo craft ideas, do you think? Don’t forget to share what you make with us in the Homeschooling Preschoolers Facebook group!
Don’t forget to stop by next week if you’re interested in seeing what we’re up to with our Science Lab theme. And if you missed this year’s preschool homeschool space post, you can check it out here.
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Our favorites from Usborne Books & More:
That’s Not My Zoo Box Set*
Zoo Picture Puzzle Book*
199 Zoo Animals*
At the Zoo – Book & Jigsaw Puzzle *
First Sticker Book Zoo*
Little Stickers Zoo*
Peek Inside the Zoo*
Baby’s Very First Noisy Book Zoo*
Baby’s Very First Slide & See Zoo*
Kangaroo at the Zoo*
More Preschool Zoo Crafts & Activities:
5 Tray Play Ideas + Why They’re So Important
A is for Alligator Activities
A is for Alligator Zoo Craft
B is for Bird Activities
B is for Bird Craft
C is for Camel Activities
C is for Camel Craft
D is for Dolphin Activities
D is for Dolphin Craft
E is for Elephant Craft
The Process is Almost Always More Important Than The Product
F is for Fox Craft
G is for Gorilla Craft
J is for Jellyfish Craft
L is for Llama Craft
T is for Tiger Activities + Curriculum Design
U is for Urchin Craft