Looking for cool craft activities to entertain your children and get through the next few weeks? Come and have fun with this free printable zebra craft template suitable for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners and early elementary kids!
Coloring, cutting and sticking together a cute craft template requires great attention to detail and accuracy to keep within the lines which gives children the opportunity to develop hand-eye coordination.
Ready to start crafting with your kids? Gather all the craft materials and print this easy printable zebra craft template now!
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Free Printable Cut and Paste Zebra Craft
Ideas for Easy Preschool Paper Zebra Craft
Don’t miss out these fun ideas on how to include this free printable zebra craft template in your daily life with kids.
1. Fascinating Facts About Zebras
Zebras are really cool animals and can be easily recognized by its unique pattern of black and white stripes. Did you know there are three main species of zebras? Indeed! These zebras are called Plains, Mountain and Grévy’s.
The plains zebra is the most abundant and the smallest of the three zebra species. Mountain zebras have vertical stripes on the neck and torso. They live mostly in hilly, rocky places in South Africa and nearby Namibia. While the Grévy’s zebra is the largest and most rare of the zebra species.
Zebras are fast animals; newly born zebras can run an hour after they are born. Did you know that zebras run from one side to another or zigzag pattern when chased by a predator? It’s a strategy to make it more difficult for the predator to run after them.
Tell these cool zebra facts to your little learners after they make this easy cut and paste printable zebra craft template.
2. Reading Zebra Stories
Zebras are one of the many beautiful creatures inhabiting Africa. If your little one is fascinated with these black-and-white striped animals they have seen in the zoo or Discovery channel, then better check all these wonderful children’s books about zebras.
- How the Zebra Got Its Stripes (Little Golden Book)
- Facts About the Zebra (A Picture Book For Kids)
- Lots and Lots of Zebra Stripes
3. Learn the Alphabet
Let’s continue the fun by connecting this free printable zebra craft template in learning how to write and read words that start with letter Z. You can print a traceable letter Z worksheet or simply create a connect-the-dots upper and lowercase letter Z for your preschooler to practice the correct way of holding a writing tool.
You can also print a large letter Z, glue it on a cardboard and stick it on your kid’s learning board. This brilliant idea will encourage your child to work on their pre-reading skills as well as to familiarize with letters.
4. DIY Puppet Zebra Craft
Who doesn’t enjoy creating easy DIY crafts during the weekend? With just a few inexpensive craft supplies and some recycled materials, we end up making DIY puppet zebra craft to play with.
Once your child is finished coloring and designing this simple printable zebra craft template, cut it out and attach a popsicle stick at the back of the zebra craft. You can also glue the zebra craft template to a small paper lunch bag.
There are a lot of creative ideas in making this free printable zebra craft template with your kids. We are always happy to be part of your preschool lesson plan and craft activities!
Zebra Craft Supplies Needed
- Colored Cardstock or Construction Paper
- White Cardstock Paper
- Colored Pencils, Markers or Crayons
- Printable Zebra Template (FOUND AT THE BOTTOM)
Keep scrolling to get your very own zebra craft today and start with your little ones and their crane buddies today!
Zebra Craft Instructions
Ask your child to pick which version of this cute free printable zebra craft template they want to make. Download and print it on a white construction paper.
You can cut them out or if you think your preschooler is ready to hold scissors, you can let them have a go.
Start gluing the zebra’s gorgeous eyes.
Next, glue the hair onto the center top of the head, down to its body.
Attach its cute little ears onto either side of the zebra’s head.
Glue its short white and black stripes tail.
And lastly, stick together its head and body.
This cut and paste zebra craft is fun and easy for all ages.
More Options to Choose:
- You can print the blank version and trace the cut outs on card stock paper for a sturdier zebra craft,
- Print the zebra template in color for a simple and easy rainy day craft or,
- Print the blank zebra template and use it as a fun coloring sheet activity and then glue the pieces of the zebra craft together.
Free Printable Zebra Craft Template
This simple free printable zebra craft template will definitely keep your toddler, preschooler and kindergarten occupied because it comes with two different versions! We have the plain zebra template so your little one can color it and the colored zebra template where they can directly cut it out.
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