Pet Crafts for Preschoolers

Whether you’re studying animals with your preschoolers or looking for a fun animal craft, check out these adorable pet crafts for preschoolers.

On the list below, you’ll find preschool crafts and art projects that feature common household pets such as birds, cats, dogs, fish, and more.

Kids will love getting creative with these fun and engaging activities.

Pet Crafts for Preschoolers

These fun preschool crafts can be added to your animal themes, pet theme, or letter of the week activities.


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 PetStrictly No ElephantsCan I Be Your Dog?

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

Children will love acting out their favorite puppy stories with these puppy finger puppets.

This adorable set of wooden kittens stacking game are sure to be your child’s new favorite toy. When children learn to stack toys on top of each other they are developing fine motor skills which later will help them hold a pencil or crayon properly. 

Teach children how dogs grow and change with this life cycle of a dog worksheet. They’ll love learning how their favorite animals change over their lifetime.

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