Welcome to my new letter of the week activities series! Each Wednesday I’ll share the next letter in the alphabet paired with a fun letter craft to help preschoolers with letter recognition. This week we start with the letter “A” is for ant craft!
In this weekly letter activities series, I hope you find fun and easy ideas to help your preschooler (or kindergartener) with letter recognition. These activities are designed to help reinforce each letter with a fun craft that your child can do on their own (with a little help from an adult).
Letter Craft “A” is for Ant
Letter Craft Supplies:
Craft Foam (like this)
Glue (can use hot glue or white school glue)
Paper or Cardstock
Red Pipe Cleaners
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Foam Sheets 1.5mm 4Elmer’s Washable School Glue 4 Fl Oz / 118 Ml (Pack of 6)Westcott Soft Handle Kids Scissors, Colors May Vary, 5-Inch Blunt (14596)Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 36 CountNeenah Exact Index, 110 lb, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 250 Sheets, White, 94 BrightnessCreativity Street Chenille Stems/Pipe Cleaners 12 Inch x 4mm 100-Piece, RedDECORA 500 Pieces 6mm -12mm Black Wiggle Googly Eyes with Self-adhesive
Begin by printing out the free printable letter “A” template on printer paper or cardstock.
Cut it out around the outside edges and inside.
Then use it as a stencil to cut out your foam letter “A” on black craft foam.
Cut out the foam letter “A”.
Draw three circles onto red craft foam. Draw each one larger than the next.
Cut them out and glue the circles together with the largest one in the middle and the smallest circle at the top.
Glue googly eyes onto smallest circle and add a smile with black marker.
Cut four pieces of red pipe cleaner and bend into the shape of a V. Glue onto the back of the ant.
Cut two pieces of red pipe cleaner and twist at the end to create antennae. Glue onto the back of the head. Glue entire ant onto your letter A.
Print the free printable letter “A” template:
Click the image below or click here to print the free printable letter “A” template for this craft!
Pin the letter craft below: