Making puffin crafts with kids is such a fun way to spend quality time together! This easy Atlantic or arctic puffin craft will give you a fun winter craft idea or rainy day activity with kids.
You can use this as a coloring page, puffin bird arts and crafts day, or simply as part of your arctic animal crafts series.
Preschool kids love having new arts and crafts to do because it’s fun, creative, and sometimes messy!
You’ll find puffin crafts help your preschoolers enjoy learning more about arctic animals and enjoying quality time with you and their siblings.
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Cut and Paste Puffin Craft for Kids with Free Template
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Ideas to Use Preschool Puffin Crafts Templates for Kids
Here are some of my favorite ways to use puffin crafts with preschoolers to help inspire you to find a way to incorporate this easy craft for kids into your daily life.
1. Cartoon Time Activity
It’s so much fun to allow your kids a little cartoon time. You can use this puffin crafts template for a cartoon time activity. Y
ou can watch Puffin Rock on Netflix. This preschooler cartoon is an Irish children’s series that follows the adventures of Oona the Puffin and her little brother on the coast of Ireland.
Let your kids make their own Oona the Puffin or her brother, Baba using this free printable puffin template.
2. Preschool Letter Recognition
As with most of my arctic animal crafts, this puffin craft is the perfect opportunity to help your preschoolers learn to recognize the letter P. Print the free puffin crafts template and write an upper case with a lower case P on each template.
Let your preschoolers trace the letters and color their puffin crafts as they practice saying ‘puffin’ and ‘p is for puffin’ to start learning how to recognize the letter P. This will help prepare your preschoolers for kindergarten without stress.
3. Read Puffin Children’s Books
Another fun way to incorporate this easy puffin crafts free template into your daily life is to use it as an activity to get your kids excited about puffin children’s books.
There are a few popular children’s books you can purchase to plan your day of puffin crafts and arctic animal crafts day.
My suggestions for puffin children’s books storytime are:
No matter how you opt to use this puffin crafts for kids template in your daily life, I’m confident that your kids will have a blast creating their unique puffin design using my free printable.
Puffin Craft Supplies Needed:
- Colored Cardstock or Construction Paper
- White Cardstock Paper
- Colored Pencils, Markers or Crayons
- Printable Puffin Template (FOUND AT THE BOTTOM)
Keep scrolling to get your very own puffin craft today and start exploring the arctic with your little ones and their paper puffin buddies!
Puffin Craft Instructions:
After you’ve printed your puffin template on your favorite color cardstock paper or use the colors as instructed on the template, go ahead and cut out the body parts.
Another fun way to enjoy this arctic animal craft friend is to print the puffin template on white paper and color him first. Then cut and glue him together.
Next, simply glue all the pieces together. This ocean craft is so easy and perfect for kids of any age. My toddler and 6-year-old alike loved making him.
Free Printable Puffin Template:
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