Scorpion is not my favorite bug, but others love them and keep it as a pet because they are fascinating to watch.
Children should have a lot of fun learning the life and importance of every bug and insect in this world.
The black and white illustration of a scorpion outline is perfect for kids of all ages.
Young children will love the process of coloring, cutting and sticking together the simple printable scorpion template pieces.
Scorpions may be dangerous to humans, but our free printable scorpion craft template is very friendly!
You can also use this easy printable scorpion stencil template if you’re planning to teach your little one to practice pronunciation or write the letter S.
You may download and print this simple printable scorpion outline template for bulletin board decoration or school activity.
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Free Printable Cut and Paste Scorpion Craft
Ideas for Easy Preschool Paper Scorpion Craft
Check out these amazing ideas on how to include this free printable scorpion craft template with your kids.
1. Learn About Scorpions
If your children are interested in bugs and insects, you will definitely want to include this simple printable scorpion craft template.
Did you know that scorpions are not insects?
These eight-legs creatures are arachnids, making them close cousins to spiders, mites and ticks.
There are over 2,000 different kinds of scorpions.
Did you know that scorpions do not have bones?
They have exoskeleton or hard outer shells.
All these giant hairy scorpions are venomous, but did you know that only about 30 types of scorpions have enough dangerous venom to kill a person?
Their stings still hurt though, so it’s best not to touch them.
2. Educational Books for Children
Reading books to your little one will help them acquire knowledge and develop their language skills.
Once your child is done making this easy cut and paste printable scorpion craft template, be sure to pair it with one of these amazing books.
These books are an incredibly fun way to introduce children to scorpions, bugs and insects.
- Scorpion (A Day in the Life: Desert Animals) by Anita Ganeri (2011-03-03)
- The Friendly Scorpion (WE CAN DO! Stories for Brave Little Kids (Separated Books))
- Ultimate Bugopedia: The Most Complete Bug Reference Ever (National Geographic Kids)
3. DIY Scorpion Puppet Craft
Take a break and enjoy making a cute DIY scorpion puppet for your kids.
My children and I gather all the craft kits we think would be useful to make our friendly scorpion puppet stand out.
Trace and cut out the easy printable scorpion craft template on cardboard.
Have your child paint the scorpion drawing however they desire.
Using a hot glue gun or adhesive tape, attach the large popsicle stick or paper straw at the back of the free printable scorpion craft template.
This harmless scorpion puppet is finally complete!
Use it for your next puppet show with your little one.
4. Develop Children’s Creativity
There are a lot of scorpion crazy craft activities on the internet such as assembling wooden scorpion puzzles, wood scorpion cut out, black scorpion pipe cleaners or origami scorpion crafts for display.
With the use of our free printable black and white scorpion outline template, allow your child to freely express their creativity.
Let them explore the different shades of colors or add decorative items such as beads, sequins or gems.
Your preschooler can cut out the scorpion drawing and turn it into a coloring worksheet, stencils, crafts and more.
It’s also a great opportunity to build your child’s self-esteem and confidence.
These are just a few great scorpion craft ideas; we hope you and your little one will gain knowledge in making this simple printable scorpion craft template.
Scorpion Craft Supplies Needed
- Colored Cardstock or Construction Paper
- White Cardstock Paper
- Colored Pencils, Markers or Crayons
- Printable Scorpion Template (FOUND AT THE BOTTOM)
Keep scrolling to get your very own scorpion craft today and start with your little ones and their scorpion craft buddies today!
Scorpion Craft Instructions
Let’s go crafting!
Click download to which printable scorpion drawing template your child chose, print it on a white sheet of paper.
Cut out each scorpion pattern out of the printable template.
Use a glue stick to attach the pedipalp (claws) onto the body.
Next, glue the pairs of legs.
Lastly, glue the metasoma segments or the tail.
Your little one can play with this adorable scorpion craft template for hours.
More Options to Choose:
- You can print the blank version and trace the cut outs on card stock paper for a sturdier scorpion craft,
- Print the scorpion template in color for a simple and easy rainy day craft or,
- Print the blank scorpion template and use it as a fun coloring sheet activity and then glue the pieces of the scorpion craft together.
Free Printable Scorpion Craft Template
This friendly printable scorpion craft template has two different versions to keep your kids busy while you’re doing household chores.
We got the plain black and white scorpion outline and the easy cut-and-paste colored scorpion drawing template.
Don’t forget to share your learning plans in the comments.
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