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Raccoon Head Craft Heart Shapes
Preschool Printable Activity

Raccoon Head Craft Heart Shapes Preschool  Printable Activity

The raccoon is a wild animal that is very curious, and adaptable to many environments.

The children will have fun making an easy and fun craft assembled with heart shapes (except the eyes) and during the process many skills can be addressed.

The heart shapes animal crafts are appropriate for various holidays and events. There is a there is also a full body version only that is more interesting and challenging suitable for kids over age four.

Materials:

  • printer
  • paper or card stock (or print directly to gray paper for B&W template)
  • scissors
  • glue
  • coloring tools for black & white templates

Craft instructions and learning activities:

  • Learning activities to conduct before craft assembly:

    • Shapes & Colors Activity: Ask children to identify the shapes and colors on the template.

    • Numbers/Pre-Math Activities: Templates should be decorated and cut out.

      • Sorting & Sizing: Have the children sort the hearts by color and size (smallest to largest)

      • Counting: Count how many of each size there are. You may want to write numbers on the blank side to acquaint the children with printed numbers.

  • 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.
    1. Paste small black nose on white heart.
    2. Paste the white heart on inverted large heart > head.
    3. Paste two black hearts horizontally to create (the mask). Paste eyes over these hearts.
    4. Paste inner black ears inside gray ears.
    5. Paste assembled ears to head.
    6. Optional: Write letter Rr and the word raccoon in the body or behind the craft

Templates:

  • Close template window after printing to return to this screen.
  • Set page margins to zero (minimum) if you have trouble fitting the template on one page or review Print Help.

Raccoon Head Craft Heart Shapes Preschool  Printable Activity

Raccoon Heart Craft (Head):     color     B&W

Other decorations and ideas for the craft:

  • Trace and cut templates on fun foam, craft paper remnants, or brown paper bag material.
  • Paste wiggly eyes over the printed eyes.
  • Tape a ribbon, string or a piece of magnet to back of head to use as decoration or ornament.
  • Puppet: Glue the craft to a small standard lunch paper bag or to a craft stick for an instant puppet. Decorate the paper bag with additional hearts, buttons, etc.

Complimentary activities:

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Letter R raccoon activities

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