Donut Crafts for Preschoolers

Whether you’re looking for a craft for National Donut Day (June 5) or just something fun to do with your kids, don’t miss these donut crafts for preschoolers!

If you’re reading books about donuts or adding donuts to your Letter of the Week Dd lessons, you will want to add a few of these crafts to your upcoming donut activities for kids.

Each one is easy enough for preschoolers to make, and they’re all tons of fun!

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Preschool arts and crafts are a great way to encourage little ones to build motor skills while expressing their creativity. 

Donut Crafts for Preschoolers

The hardest part about this list is deciding which one of these donut crafts for kids to create first!

This simple donut paper plate craft for kids is so cute! Add it to your food, letter D, or donut book-based preschool activities. Preschoolers will love adding fuzzy sprinkles to theirs. Homeschool Preschool

These pretend play paper donuts are a breeze to make, and little ones will love serving them up over and over again. Artsy Craftsy Mom

Break out your watercolor paints to create these gorgeous paper plate doughnuts. Then, add beads, sequins, or glitter “sprinkles” to each one. Arts & Crackers

Mix up a batch of homemade puffy paint for this fun paper plate donut craftThe Resourceful Mama

Here’s another fun idea for making a donut craft with homemade puffy paint, but the base is an old CD. Teaching with Children’s Books

You won’t believe how easy it is to turn an old pair of socks into plush donuts with this easy no-sew donut craft for kidsCraft Create Cook

The colored rice sprinkles on this paper plate donut craft look so real! Happy Hooligans

When your kids make a batch of mini paper donuts, they can string them together to create a fun doughnut garlandMy Poppet

Your older preschoolers will love making a donut corner bookmark to mark their spot in their favorite donut-themed story. Red Ted Art

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Fill your book basket with a great collection of preschool donut books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.

If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.

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If You Give a Dog a Donut – If you give a dog a donut, he’ll ask for some apple juice to go with it. When you give him the juice, he’ll drink it all up. Then, before you can say “Woof” . . . Dog is off on a backyard adventure!

Daisy the Donut Fairy – Daisy and her mermaid friends have too many donuts.  Find out how they fix their problem and make friends along the way in this delightfully sweet story.

Donuts: The Hole Story – With donut cops (of course), donut pirates (why not), maple bar lumberjacks (eh?), coffee jacuzzis, and a bakeshop full of donut puns, Donuts: The Hole Story is a delicious romp through a world filled with (and made of) everyone’s favorite fat-fried friends. 

Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:

Hand-sewn felt doughnuts are perfect for your pretend play area! Kids will love serving them up to friends and loved ones.

Donut-shaped crayons make great gifts, party favors, or preschool tools! Perfect for your donut-themed preschool activities. 

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