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Ant crafts for preschoolers are perfect for spring and summer months! You can add them to your letter Aa, insect, or picnic themed units.
Last week, I released a fun A is for Ant mini unit study. Since it was so popular, I wanted to gather some fun craft ideas you can add to your lesson.
Below, you’ll find some cute crafts that your preschoolers will love!
Ant Crafts for Preschoolers
Gather your construction paper, chenille stems, and glue sticks, and get ready to make some adorable ant crafts with your preschoolers.
I love this A is for Ant easy animal alphabet craft! Kids will love gluing on leaves and circles (ants) to fill in the letter A. Rainy Day Mum
Your preschoolers will love making a colony of cute ants that they can add to their imaginative play area. Blue Bear Wood
This ant paper craft stands up on its own! Simple Living Creative Learning
The long, thin legs on this walking ant craft really help it move when your kids gently push down on its abdomen. Kids Craft Room
With this ant finger puppet, kids can act out their favorite ant stories, chants, and rhymes. Super Simple
Here’s a fun A is for Ant craft that comes with a free printable template to make it super easy to assemble. Must Have Mom
No one will mind if these mixed media ants show up at the picnic! Glued to My Crafts Blog
This simple ant puppet is perfect for little ones, as is the healthy ant snack shared here. Toddler Approved
Make a fun Ants at a Picnic collage with fingerprint ants and food cut out of magazines. I Heart Crafty Things
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT ANTS
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about ants. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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Are You an Ant? – Give children who love to track ants an inside look at the everyday life of this fascinating insect, as they explore the similarities and differences to themselves.
The Life and Times of an Ant – Seed lifters, dirt diggers, social beings, ants have the most advanced brain of all insects! So watch where you step, especially on a warm day: a small but mighty ant may be underfoot.
The Magic School Bus Gets Ants in the Pants – Filming Keesha’s pet ant for a science project fair, the students in Ms. Frizzle’s class take a journey into the lives of ants during which they learn many fascinating facts about the ant community.
Add a fun The Ants Go Marching felt set to your literacy center, and kids can act out the rhyme over and over again.