Koala Hearts Craft | Letter K
Printable Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities
Australia Day |
|Age group: Older toddlers to early
The koala is truly a unique animal that is beloved and recognized the world over. He is representative of the Land Down Under, the continent and country of Australia.
Young children will have fun making an easy and fun craft of a koala almost entirely made with heart shapes (except the eyes) and during the process many skills can be addressed. Other printable support materials and links to related activities are provided. Let's get started.
The craft is appropriate for a St. Valentine's Day, Australia Day (January 26) or an Exotic Animals theme.
Activity > Koala Hearts Head Craft (5 pieces)
Review your options for printing the craft version of your choice as well assembly options that best meet your needs. Before assembly conduct some of the learning activities suggested below:
Printing and assembly options for the craft
Note: cut eyes and feet together as one piece
Option 1: Print color template of your choice help to cut, conduct learning activities below and assemble. Encourage older children to cut out their own templates as much as possible.
Option 2: Print black and white template. Children can color, paint or decorate first, cut out and proceed as above.
Option 3: For large groups or to recycle left over materials.
Other decorations and ideas for the craft option:
Activities : Learning activities to conduct before craft
Proceed with craft assembly. Show the small image provided in the template to help the children see how the finished craft looks and to aid them in positioning the pieces. After completing the craft the children can hold their finished craft while conducting some of the activities below.
Hearts Head Craft
*Black & White
|Themes > Alphabet > Letter K > K is for
Koala | Animals > Mammals > Koala | Colors > Gray | Crafts > Shapes > Hearts Shape
Holidays and Events > Jan 26 > Australia Day, Feb 14th > Valentine's Day | Multicultural > Australia
Numbers | Math > counting, sizing, sorting