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You’re not going to want to miss this amazing collection of crafts to teach Letter C! They’re perfect for your upcoming Letter of the Week activities!
These preschool crafts are so much fun! There are more than twenty simple crafts that are perfect for your “C is for…” lessons and activities.
Many of these crafts actually incorporate the letter into the craft itself for additional letter recognition practice.
Your preschoolers will have so much fun creating caterpillars, cars, cats, cupcakes, and so much more!
You can use these craft ideas even if you don’t teach the Letter of the Week method. These crafts go great with your units on birthdays (cupcake), spring (caterpillars), farm (corn and cow), and transportation (cars).
Crafts to Teach Letter C
Glue colorful pom poms onto a Letter C cutout, and you’ve got a great C is for Caterpillar craft. Kids Activities Blog
This C is for Caterpillar craft uses paper circles to form the caterpillar. The Simple Parent
Here’s a fun C is for Car craft that includes a printable craft template to make things easy for you to prepare. Our Kid Things
This C is for Cars craft is make entirely out of construction paper making it quick and easy to assemble. Crystal and Co.
Your little ones will love creating this Kitty Cat Headband! It’s simple to make, and they can use it to retell their favorite cat-themed stories. Ducks ‘n a Row
Use black tissue paper and a paper plate to make this Black Cat Kid Craft. It is the perfect craft to do alongside Eric Carle’s Have You Seen My Cat? Glued to My Crafts Blog
This printable letter C cat craft is cute. Kids will love assembling their cats. Fun with Mama
Encourage scissor practice with this C is for Cow Alphabet cut and paste craft. Creative Little Explorers
Your kids will love making this styrofoam cup cow craft! When they’re done, use it to serve up a tasty glass of milk. Homeschool Preschool
Painting with Q-tips adds a unique twist to craft time. Try it out with this sweet corn kids craft. Ducks ‘n a Row
While you’re talking about corn with your preschoolers, use dry corn to make some festive corn mosaics. Homeschool Preschool
Save some dry corn for this C is for Corn paper plate craft. The Letters of Literacy
Whether you add this C is for Crab craft to your alphabet, animal, or ocean studies, your kids will get a kick out of him! Totally Tots
This interactive rocking paper plate crab craft will quickly become a favorite with kids of all ages! Kids Craft Room
Kids can practice counting as they add candles to this cupcake craft. No Time for Flashcards
This C is for Cupcake preschool craft is perfect for your letter of the week plans. And, it pairs perfectly with If You Give a Cat a Cupcake! Homeschool Preschool
This coffee filter cupcake craft is one of the easiest crafts I’m sharing today! Look, We’re Learning
These puffy paint cupcakes are so cute! They’d make a great birthday party craft, too! I Heart Arts ‘n Crafts
This paper plate clown is super fun with his handprint hair! Kids Activities Blog
Your crafters will have a blast personalizing these 3D clowns! The Inspired Treehouse
Your little space explorers will love building constellations with marshmallows and toothpicks. KC Edventures
Turn your child’s handprint into a chompy crocodile as you study the letter C! Red Ted Art
And, just in case you need more ideas, here’s another C is for Caterpillar craft with a printable template. Crayons and Cravings
PET BOOKS FOR PRESCHOOLERS
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of pet-themed picture books that will help your preschoolers celebrate their pets – or the ones their dreaming of!
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
The Perfect Pet– Elizabeth really wants a pet. But her parents do not want a pet. Instead they give her a cactus. Even though Elizabeth’s new plant proves to be a good listener, Elizabeth still really wants a pet…
Strictly No Elephants – When the local Pet Club won’t admit a boy’s tiny pet elephant, he finds a solution—one that involves all kinds of unusual animals in this sweet and adorable picture book.
Can I Be Your Dog? – This picture book shares the tale of Arfy, a homeless mutt who lives in a box in an alley. Arfy writes to every person on Butternut Street about what a great pet he’d make. Readers will be happily surprised to learn just who steps up to adopt Arfy.
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
If You Give a Cat a Cupcake story sequencing cards are a great way to help students retell their favorite story! Four card styles allow for differentiation.
Add these cute cow crafts for preschoolers to your upcoming Letter C, farm, or animal units. Preschoolers will love all 25 of these creative activities.
Add this ABC match game to your cowboy, cowgirl, and horse themed homeschool preschool lessons. Kids will match letters and beginning sounds.