I have loved birds since I was a small child and still do as an adult. I find them beautiful and intriguing creatures and without a doubt, they are my favorite type of craft. Learning about birds in preschool is a wonderful subject that is open to so many different types of crafts and learning activities. I’ve put together this collection of 12 bird crafts and activities for preschoolers from my creative preschool buddies that I know you are going to love!
12 Bird Crafts and Activities for Preschoolers
Preschoolers love pretend play! Here is a simple way to make adorable duck finger puppets that kids will enjoy playing with after creating them. Or make a pretty peacock puppet out of a paper bag for an equal amount of fun! | from I Heart Crafty Things
Practicing letter formation is important in preschool. Make a bird seed writing tray as a fun way for your preschooler to practice writing their letters and numbers. After using your writing tray, make homemade bird feeders from the bird seed and enjoy bird watching right in your own backyard. | from School Time Snippets
Celebrate the bright and beautiful colors of birds by making this colorful owl craft out of an egg carton. Preschoolers will also love creating these colorful birds out of paper plates. After making them, throw them up in the air and watch them soar. | from PinkStripey Socks
Have preschoolers watch and observe birds in their neighborhood and then mold and create them out of clay. A great hands-on art activity to strengthen those fine motor muscles. Exploring eggs is also a fun way to learn about birds in preschool. Here is a great process art activity using plastic eggs that preschoolers will love! | from Hand Made Kids Art
Have any old CD’s laying around the house? Turn them into a pretty shredded paper bird craft. You can even make them stand up using clothespins. You can also turn paper rosettes into a cute bird craft, perfect for spring! | from Artsy Momma
Get some hands on learning all about how birds make their homes with this cute bird nest craft. Another fun way to learn about birds is by exploring feathers. Here are some great feather printables and activities to explore feathers and also get in some awesome scissor cutting practice. | from A Little Pinch of Perfect
Looking for more Preschool learning themes? Here is a complete and growing list of all of our past creative preschool learning themes.
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