Free Printable Build A Dog Craft for Kids

Click now and use this cute free printable dog template for make this super easy Build-a-Puppy dog craft for kids, preschoolers and toddlers! He is perfect as a dog coloring sheet, in a farm animal theme unit or kindergarten classroom project. #dogcrafts #dogs #puupycrafts #dogtemplates #SimpleMomProject

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You can use this free printable dog template to make easy and cute build-a-dog crafts for kids to enjoy while they’re stuck at home and bored. This boredom buster is an excellent way to get the kids crafting together on a rainy day or keep them occupied while you get household chores done.

This free printable dog crafts idea will help your kids learn more about dogs, increase their creativity, and use their imagination to put on a dog puppet show for the family.

Below you’ll find more ideas on what you can use this free printable for so that your kids have a blast and start to learn more about the world around them.

Whether you have a soft spot for big dogs, little dogs, calm dogs or playful pups, this easy to make dog craft is sure to put a smile on any dog lover’s face.

So if you have nothing to do this weekend, planning an animal or farm unit in your homeschooling or preschool unit or simply just love dogs, this craft is for you!

He is absolutely perfect for kids of all ages; especially preschool and kindergarten age. 

In this simple tutorial, you will see that we have used our colored puppy dog template, but you’ll see there’s also a black and white version should you wish to turn this puppy craft into a coloring page first.

You will follow the steps just the same after he is colored.

Scroll down to the bottom, print your free puppy dog template and let’s get crafting!

If you are using this build-a-dog craft in your farm theme unit, be sure to check out our fun horse craft, build-a-cow tutorial and pig activity

 

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Easy, Printable Cut Out Puppy Dog Craft For Kids

Ideas for Using Free Dog Crafts

These are just a few ways you can incorporate this free dog craft into your daily life or upcoming party events with kids. I hope that you’ll use my tips and ideas to use this build-a-dog printable craft in your home to keep your kids busy!

1. Dog Education

It’s important that kids learn about dogs because they will encounter dogs during a family walk, at the park, or anywhere in the community. This free dog craft can be used to have a discussion about safety around stranger’s dogs at the local park or anywhere they happen to see a dog.

While your kids are completing their build-a-dog craft you can discuss safety measures, such as asking permission to pet a stranger’s dog and to keep their distance when they come upon a stranger’s dog to remain safe.

2. Read Books About Dogs

There are many children’s books that feature dogs and you can use this dog crafts DIY preschooler paper printable as a project to complete during or after storytime. Some of our favorite children’s books about dogs include;

3. Dog Themed Birthday Party

You can host a dog themed birthday party for your preschooler who loves doggies. Using this free dog crafts DIY paper printable you can have an activity table for birthday party guests to enjoy.

Gather enough supplies for each birthday party guest, place them at a table inside or outside so that the birthday party guests can complete their own birthday party dog crafts favor.

These are just a few ways you can incorporate this free dog craft into your daily life or upcoming party events with kids. I hope that you’ll use my tips and ideas to use this build-a-dog printable craft in your home to keep your kids busy!

Puppy Dog Craft Tutorial

Free Printable Build a Dog Craft for Kids, Preschoolers, Toddlers and kindergartners 1

Materials Needed:

Free Printable Build a Dog Craft for Kids, Preschoolers, Toddlers and kindergartners

After you’ve cut out all of the shapes from your desired puppy dog template, use your glue and attach your puppy’s head to his body.

Free Printable Build a Dog Craft for Kids, Preschoolers, Toddlers and kindergartners

Then, glue on his snout. 

Free Printable Build a Dog Craft for Kids, Preschoolers, Toddlers and kindergartners

Next, glue on his eyes. I found it was handy to keep the top portion of your printable template available so you know where to place them to maximize your dog craft cuteness.

Free Printable Build a Dog Craft for Kids, Preschoolers, Toddlers and kindergartners

After that, glue on his front little paws.

Free Printable Build a Dog Craft for Kids, Preschoolers, Toddlers and kindergartners

Finally, glue on his adorable little ears and your puppy craft is finished!

Here are More Options to Choose:

  1. You can print the blank version and trace the cut outs on card stock paper for a sturdier puppy dog. This option is good for older kids as it is more in depth. Use the below options if you have smaller kids.
  2. Print the color version for a simple and easy farm theme dog craft or,
  3. Print the blank version and use it as a puppy coloring sheet activity and then glue the pieces together.

To print your Puppy Dog template, turn the printer on, click on either the color version or black and white then click print.

Please note to protect ourselves from Copyright infringement, we have included our watermark on the images below. You will not see this in your downloadable dog template.

Free Printable Puppy Dog Craft for Kids, toddlers and preschoolers (1)

Free Printable Colored Dog Template

This is the easiest version of this dog craft. Simply follow the tutorial above to make this puppy.

Free Printable Puppy Dog Craft for Kids, toddlers and preschoolers Black and White (1)

Free Printable Black and White Dog

This option is fantastic for the littles! Although they may need your assistance do to the cuts, let them color their puppy however they wish and glue all the pieces together when they are done.

When they have finished their dog activity, be sure to share their creation on Simple Mom Project’s Facebook Page and follow me on Pinterest for more awesome and fun crafts!

Free Printable Build a Dog Craft for Kids, Preschoolers, Toddlers and kindergartners

Free Printable Build a Dog Craft for Kids, Preschoolers, Toddlers and kindergartners

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4 thoughts on “Free Printable Build A Dog Craft for Kids

  1. Hi Kaitlen,
    My name is Maria and I blog at everydaymomsquad.com. I am putting together a post for family and kid activities and crafts. I came across yours on Pinterest and I was seeing if it is ok to add your link for this craft? If it’s ok, can I add one image as well? I will be sure to direct the image and link back to your page. I couldn’t find an email on your site so I hope leaving a comment is ok. 🙂

    If you have any questions please let me know. 🙂

    I hope you and your family are staying safe and healthy!

    Maria

  2. Would this be OK if I used it for my live library storytime? We are doing virtual storytimes during this health crisis.

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