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Add this U is for Umbrella craft to your preschool letter of the week or weather activities. The free template makes it a breeze to create!
Spring is the perfect time of year to study the weather. Kids love learning about rain, rainbows, and umbrellas. Add this fun craft to your weather activities for preschoolers.
No matter what time of year it is, you can also add this paper craft to your Letter of the Week or Letter Uu lesson plans.
I love crafting with preschoolers. This letter of the week preschool craft combines learning letters with a fun craft that pairs well with so many preschool themes – Letter Uu, weather, rain/rainbows, and spring.
U is for Umbrella Craft
This U is for Umbrella craft is so much fun, and it’s so simple to create. It’s simple to put together with a little prep work from mom or teacher.
What You’ll Need
What You’ll Do
Download the U is for umbrella craft template. Print and cut out the pieces.
Trace the letter U on a piece of construction paper, and cut it out.
Trace the pieces of the umbrella on colored paper. Make one large umbrella shape from one color. Then, make the umbrella strips out of other colors.
Glue the stripes onto the umbrella base and let it dry.
Finally, glue the assembled umbrella to the letter U. You can then glue the entire craft to a full sheet of construction paper, if you’d like.
WEATHER BOOKS FOR KIDS
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about weather. 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.
Freddy the Frogcaster – Freddy the Frog loves learning about the weather, and he’s known for having the best predictions in town. But what happens when the town picnic is almost ruined by a storm that catches the local frogcaster by surprise? Freddy has to step in to save the day!
Weather – Each sturdy page offers helpful prompts for engaging with your child (“Look out the window. What is the weather like today?”) plus simple scientific facts (“Mornings are cooler than afternoons because the sun doesn’t shine overnight.”)
Everything Weather – Weather can be wild, freaky, and fascinating! Powerful twisters roar through homes; earthquakes shatter whole cities; hurricanes fly through towns. How does it all happen and how do we know what we do? All you need to know about weather and all of its wildness!
Want a simple yet eye-catching way to teach children about weather? This 13 piece weather playset is perfect!
Learning the weather can be so fun with this felt weather wheel! The embroidery featuring sunny, partly sunny, cloudy, snow, rainbow, rain and thunderstorm makes it perfect for everyday use.
Teach preschoolers about the weather with these real-photo 3-part vocabulary cards.
Discover the excitement of rainbows with some awesome rainbow STEM activities that will engage preschoolers and have them begging for more.
- construction paper
- printer paper
- U is for umbrella template (at the bottom of this post)
- Download the U is for umbrella craft template. Print and cut out the pieces.
- Trace the letter U on a piece of construction paper, and cut it out.
- Trace the pieces of the umbrella on colored paper. Make one large umbrella shape from one color. Then, make the umbrella strips out of other colors.
- Glue the stripes onto the umbrella base and let it dry.
- Finally, glue the assembled umbrella to the letter U. You can then glue the entire craft to a full sheet of construction paper, if you’d like.
Download the Umbrella Craft Template.