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If you’re looking for some fun and educational letter B crafts for your preschooler, look no further! We’ve gathered some of the best Letter B activities for preschoolers so your child can learn all about the letter B while having a blast.
From building a bulldozer to making a bee, butterfly, or bird, there’s something here to fit your child’s interests.
These projects are easy ideas for engaging kids creatively while working on letter recognition and letter formation. Turn the crafts into a fun alphabet book that kids can flip through after the school year is done.
What Can I Make With the Letter B?
What can you turn the letter B into? So many things! You’ll find 25 of our favorite ideas below, but here’s a quick summary of things you can make from the letter B.
baseball and bat
Which one do you think your preschooler will like best?
How Do You Introduce Letter B to Preschoolers?
Get your kids excited about learning the letters of the alphabet by making it fun and engaging. Introduce the sounds the letter makes using words the kids are already familiar with.
Get creative with one or more of the fun crafts and simple art projects below. Practice writing the letter in interesting ways like using your finger to trace the letter in flour or sugar, painting the letter B on paper or rocks, or using pieces of candy or berries to form the letter B on the table. The point is to make it fun!
Kids love boats! This B is for Boat craft is perfect for letter of the week lessons as well as transportation and ocean thematic units. It requires little prep for Mom. You'll need foam sheets, glue, scissors, a black marker, cardstock, and our handy printable template.
Kids will have so much fun playing with this interactive B is for bulldozer craft. The paper fastener makes the 'b' movable, just like the bucket on a bulldozer. Besides fasteners, you'll need construction paper, a pencil, scissors, and a glue stick. Pretty simple, right?
Studying the letter B in the springtime? Try our super cute bunny craft with a fluffy cotton tail. We made the bunny out of a paper plate on a pink letter B background made with a piece of paper. Hop to it for this fun, educational craft for Easter.
Jazz up your windows with a beautiful alphabet letter suncatcher. This B is for butterfly suncatcher craft is gorgeous. With squares of tissue paper inside the letter B wings, this cute critter looks like stained glass.
Learn how to make lowercase b with this colorful butterfly craft idea. The wings attach to the stick of the letter, while the antennae are on the circle. It's a fun take on the B is for butterfly idea that helps kids practice the lower case letters.
Soar to new heights with a bright and bold bird craft. Using craft foam, scissors, glue, and a marker, kids can create this beautiful bird in the sky scene as they learn about the second letter in the alphabet.
Preschoolers can practice their fine motor skills cutting strips of black paper to make this striped letter B is for Bee craft. Since it's made entirely of paper, it's a perfect project for the preschool classroom.
What kid doesn't love balloons? Capture their fascination with these floating, colorful balls with a B is for Balloon craft. Made with craft foam (or card stock if you don't have foam sheets), it's easy to put together.
Kids will have a blast transforming the letter B into a cute beaver with a big tail and buck teeth. Not only is it terrific for letter recognition, but it's a fun way to introduce kids to this animal that's not normally featured in kids' crafts.
Gather some pretty buttons to make this beautiful B is for buttons craft. Besides being perfect for preschoolers who are learning the letter B, it makes a fantastic initial craft for anyone whose name starts with B. Make it on canvas if you plan to use it as initial decor.
Get artsy with this B is for butterfly craft featuring sponge-painted wings. Download the printable template, print it on cardstock, grab your paint and sponge, and get to work. This process art technique works by adding paint to a sponge and dabbing all over the template. Layer two different colors for a unique look.
Add this B is for Banjo craft to your musical unit studies. It's super simple. Cut out the letter B, add a handle, and cover the center in pieces of twine to represent banjo strings. Want to make a playable version? Use cardboard for the banjo and elastic strings in place of twine to give it a strumming effect when played.
Here's a simple cut and paste B is for butterfly craft that's perfect for the preschool classroom. Print the pieces, and let the kids get to work cutting them out and pasting them together. It's a great project for fine motor practice.
When Back to School season comes around, this letter B is for Bus craft needs to be one of the first on the list! Even if your homeschoolers don't ride a bus, this craft goes along perfectly with books like Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus.
Make your own buttons for this fun and colorful B is for buttons craft. The buttons are made by layering pieces of foam and drawing in the holes with a marker. They really do look like buttons, don't they? In addition to learning about the letter B, kids can also learn about circles, squares, and their colors while making it.
If your children are baseball fans, they'll love this B is for baseball and bat craft. It's simple, fun, and perfect for little athletes. After you spend some time crafting, head outdoors to play a game of catch or practice your batting swings!
If you're looking for a super simple and quick uppercase letter B craft, look no further than this cut and paste bear craft idea. Cut out the letter, the ears, eyes, nose, and paws, and glue them all together. There's a full-color version to keep things simple or a colorable version if you have a little more time.
Yeehaw! It's time to get your cowboy hat on and make this stylin' boot craft. It's another simple project made with foam sheets and an easy template to make cutting out the pieces super easy. It's a cute decoration for kids with B names, too. Brody, Bella, Brandon, Brandy... any kid who's into western themes.
Use your craft foam sheets to make a buzzy little bee. With a bright yellow letter B, a few black stripes, blue wings, and big googly eyes. Don't forget the cute little antennae on top. Make this craft during the spring or summer when you'll find lots of these interesting insects buzzing around your backyard.
We hope you’ve found a fun alphabet craft to make with your preschoolers. Let us know which ones you try, and pin this post to come back to when you need it.