When you are learning the letter K, this Letter K Craft: kangaroo paper craft is a fun activity for preschoolers and kindergarten kids. Kids will love putting together this delightful kangaroo craft made from a single piece of brown construction paper. The craft is simple enough for most kids to put together alone, and requires no special supplies or anything messy. A glue stick is all you need to put this craft together. Cut out the pieces in advance and you have a low-prep craft ready to go in just a few minutes! This craft is perfect for when you’re studying the letter K in kindergarten, preschool, or at day care.
If you are looking for a good book to do to help teach the letter K, King Midas and the Golden Touch is a wonderful book. It will bring children to the magic world. Read them to children to get them familiar with letter K.
Letter K Craft: Kangaroo Paper Craft for Kids
What you’ll need to make the K is for kangaroo paper craft for each child:
- 1 piece of brown paper
- Black marker
- Glue stick
- 1 googly eyes
- Pom poms
K is for Kangaroo Paper Craft Directions
- To make the body, draw a sort of beaker shape onto the paper. Draw two hand paws, two foot paws, a tail, a head with two ears, and a pouch. All parts of the kangaroo will fit on a single piece of paper. If you’re making this for a large group of kids, make one kangaroo template and then cut out about 5-6 pieces of paper at once. This will dramatically cut down on your prep time.
- Put all pieces in a bag for each kid. This will make things easier when craft time comes. As a variation, you can include four brads in each bag to make the kangaroo’s arms and legs move.
- Let the kids glue the parts of the kangaroo together except for the top of the pouch. Leave that open so the pom poms can fit inside.
- If you are using brads, attach a brad to each arm and leg instead of gluing it.
Talk about words that start with K when making this craft. You could also fill the mom’s pouch with pictures of things that start with K.
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