Monday, December 26, 2016

Toddler Letters - "Z" is for "Zebra"

Toddler/Preshooler letter of the week craft Z is for Zebra with related craft, tracing sheets and fruits/vegetables.

Supplies Needed:

Toddler/Preshooler letter of the week craft Z is for Zebra with related craft, tracing sheets and fruits/vegetables.
  • Colored Craft Paper
  • Letter "Z" Cutout
  • Glue
  • Black Paint (We used finger paint)
  • Googly Eyes 
  • Black Craft Paper
  • Scissors 
  • Paint Brush (If you want it, we attempted to use a Q-tip, but decided that our fingers were more fun)


Set Up:

We started by dipping our fingers into the finger paint and making stripes (or in my son's case spots) of black across our "Z" to form the stripes of our zebra.  We let our "Z" dry.  Once it was dry I cut out some ear shapes from our black craft paper and we glued those to the top of our Z and added some googly eyes before gluing the whole thing to our craft paper.

We finished by talking about different kinds of animals and some of the interesting things different animals can do.  Elephants have long noses and can use them to grab things, giraffes have long neck and can reach leaves high up in the trees, monkeys can use their hands to climb trees etc.

Toddler/Preshooler letter of the week craft Z is for Zebra with related craft, tracing sheets and fruits/vegetables.


Fruits and Vegetables that Start with "Z"

  • Zucchini

Tracing Letters:

Have you made this craft?  What was your experience like and do you have an suggestions to make it better?  I'd love to hear about them in the comments section below.