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These winter animal crafts will be perfect for your cold weather lessons. From penguins to polar bears and more, these crafts are perfect for preschoolers!
Be sure to add one or more of these animal crafts to your upcoming winter activities for preschoolers. Gather your craft supplies, and let your preschoolers choose their favorite animal to craft this winter. We’ve got paper plate crafts, puffy paint crafts, and more!
These preschool crafts are perfect for your winter, animal, and letter of the week activities.
Winter Animals Crafts
No matter which winter animal you’re studying with your preschoolers, these preschool crafts are sure to bring a smile to your preschoolers’ faces!
Are you looking for a new winter craft to do with your little ones? Don’t miss this waddling penguin preschool craft! It’s perfect for young crafters. Homeschool Preschool
Preschoolers will love turning empty water bottles into penguins Follow this simple tutorial for a super easy (and oh so cute) water bottle penguin craft! Homeschool Preschool
This cute reindeer paper plate craft not only gets kids in the Christmas spirit, but it helps them fine tune their motor skills as they lace the nose. Homeschool Preschool
This winter walrus craft is so cute, and the free printable template makes it easy to create. Simple Everyday Mom
Here’s a simple paper walrus craft that features lots of circles. This makes it a great activity for reviewing shapes. I Heart Crafty Things
Folding paper is a great motor skill builder. This simple polar bear origami project is a fun one to try with little ones. Red Ted Art
Here’s a fun winter process art project that preschoolers will love! The resulting polar bear art will great on display this season. Natural Beach Living
Mix up a batch of homemade puffy paint with your little ones, and they’ll have what they need to make this cute penguin puffy paint craft. A Dab of Glue Will Do
This DIY penguin pencil holder is so cute and simple to make. Preschoolers can store their crayons and pencils in it! Red Ted Art
Handprint wings make this snowy owl craft one you’ll treasure. The free printable template makes it easy to construct. Fun Handprint Art Blog
Gather some pinecones on your winter nature walk, and use them to create this fun pinecone winter owl craft. Non-Toy Gifts
BOOKS ABOUT WINTER ANIMALS
Fill your book basket with a great collection of preschool winter animals books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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Arctic Animals – Toddlers can learn all about the lives of Arctic animals in the popular Hello, World! board book series, with easy-to-understand facts about how these incredible animals eat, sleep, camouflage, and stay warm in such a cold environment.
All About Animals in Winter – Some animals’ fur turns white. Other animals hibernate. Winter is here! Celebrate the season with lovely photos and a simple design that beautifully support early readers.
Animals in Winter – Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage early readers as they discover how animals deal with the chilly weather conditions.
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
Download a pattern that includes thirteen winter animals you can make to create a felt winter animal story board for your preschoolers.
Sweet winter wonderland animal memory game. This comes with a set of 18 wood circles featuring different animals in a grey burlap sack.