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Dove Crafts | Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities
- white paper or card stock
- coloring tools
- review crafts for additional supplies
is the common name for a family of birds; smaller species are
commonly known as doves. These birds are most abundant
in warm regions and can be found in almost every region of the
Resource > Pigeon | Dove > facts and images at Wikipedia.org
Activity: Dove Facts in a Song @ Appuseries Channel
This is an opportunity to learn some simple facts about doves with this video song.
Dove online jigsaw puzzle
Letter D Dove printable activities
Draw and color a dove
Practice letter D
Dove puppet or decoration
dove coloring page
(more dove coloring pages)
Bible coloring pages in the lesson plan
Doves are a symbol of love and peace. Resource > Doves as symbols at Wikipedia.org
Holidays and Events > St. Valentine's Day | Olympic Games and Peace Education:
Doves are an appropriate theme for various holidays that promote love and peace listed in the themes at the top of the page.
Online Jigsaw Puzzle > Dove
Skill: Problem solving, bilingual English and Spanish
Here is an online puzzle the children will enjoy with a dove image. The default puzzle is 6 pieces, and is adjustable, touchscreen friendly, fullscreen recommended.
Art & Crafts Activity
Option 1: Ages 2-5 - Dove Puppet or Decoration
Decorate a dove coloring page (Ages 2+) and practice letter D is for Dove
Print on card stock. Color or paint. Paste a few craft feathers, a small button or plastic googly for an eye, and cut loosely around the image. Write letter D d is for Dove behind it.
Three ideas after dove is decorated:
- Paste the image over a blue piece of construction paper (the sky), paste a few cotton balls for clouds.
- Tape a piece of string or yarn to make a hanging ornament.
- Take a craft stick to the back to make a puppet, children can pretend to make the dove fly.
Option 2: Draw a dove and practice writing
letter D and the word dove - Kindergarten - Grade 1
Print story paper. Encourage children to draw a dove after viewing real dove images in the online activities. Then practice letter D and writing the word dove on the writing lines.
Option 3: Alternative for Ages 4+ and older > Dove craft @ dltk-kids.com
The above activities can also be conducted with a more challenging craft, Here you will find a wonderful song and finger play to go along with the craft and replace the word birds in the text with the word doves.
Art & Alphabet > Letter D is for Dove Activities:
Make a letter D Dove presentation with the materials of your choice.
Character Education > Aesop Fable > Character Education > The Ant and the Dove [read- print & video]
Bible activities for home, Sunday school and VBS >
Include dove activities and optionally present the coloring pages included below when discussing.
8: Noah and the Dove
coloring page w/text | labeled
3: The Baptism of Jesus
coloring page: with
text | labeled
- The Ascension of Jesus - in these activities a dove symbolizes Jesus ascent into heaven after the Resurrection.