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38 Easy Crafts for Kids: Preschool Animal Crafts and Farm Animal Crafts for Kids

By: Jaclyn Holtzman, Editor,

Socktopus Sea Animal Craft

When you're young, the zoo is one of the most exciting trips you will take. The wonder and mystery surrounding animals is blissfully apparent and fervent in a child's mind. With animal crafts for kids, you can bring that curiosity home and turn it into creativity and an opportunity to learn. Animal crafts for kids may not seem educational at surface level, but as you craft, you can discuss facts about each animal and notice peculiarities or special traits that each species has. Since animals are all different colors, shapes, and sizes, making animal crafts for kids is always exciting and full of color. There are some crafts in the list below that are perfect for snuggling and others that are the ideal decoration for a kid's room. No matter what purpose your animal arts and crafts project serves, you're bound to have a blast making it.

Amongst this long list of amazing animal crafts for kids, you'll find ones hand-picked for the littlest zookeepers. Three- and four-year-olds are riveted by animals and how they function, so it is only fair to give them their own group of wonderful projects. The preschool animal crafts chosen are easy enough for the youngest ones to make, but that doesn't mean that they're off limits for the older ones. In fact, some of the projects suitable for preschool-aged kids are favorites among the older crowd, particularly the Deep Sea Jellyfish Mobile. The colors are amazing and they create a fun hanging decoration that would liven up any room.

With 38 Easy Crafts for Kids: Preschool Animal Crafts and Farm Animal Crafts for Kids, you'll also get to take a trip under the sea. "Darling, it's better down where it's wetter; take it from me!" The sea animal crafts that we've chosen are top notch and reader favorites. Save money as you craft beneath the ocean with Miss Money Saving Squid, Pearly Paper Oyster, and Toilet Tube Squid, or make your new best friend when you craft Outrageously Adorable Octopus or Socktopus Sea Animal Craft. 

38 Easy Crafts for Kids: Preschool Animal Crafts and Farm Animal Crafts for Kids
Table of Contents

Sea Animal Crafts

Preschool Animal Crafts

Farm Animal Crafts

Zoo Animal Crafts


Sea Animal Crafts

Miss Money Saving SquidPearly Paper Oyster
As Sebastian from The Little Mermaid taught us, under the sea is the best place to be. Take a trip down under and explore the sea animal crafts that will amaze you with their funny shapes and mesmerizing abilities. Many of these deep-sea friends are inexpensive, which means that you can make a whole group of friends. I can just see this is going to go just swimmingly.

Preschool Animal Crafts

Fuzzy Teeny Baby Chick CraftThe Very Cuddly CaterpillarDeep Sea Jellyfish Mobile
Just because you're little, doesn't mean you're not mighty. In fact, you're such a strong crafter that we've picked out some of the best animal crafts for kids just for you. Cuddle with a caterpillar, easily make a chickie friend, or spin until a tiger is in front of you. All of these amazing creatures will make their way into your living room!

Farm Animal Crafts

Baby Chick Paper Plate CraftFriendly Froggy Paper BagSoftie Sock Bunny Ragdoll

When you imagine a farm, you may think of dirty and smelly pigs rolling around. But the farm animal crafts that you can make, are adorable and snuggly! Bunnies have never been cuter than when they were made out of your socks and froggies are so very friendly when constructed from a paper bag. No matter which farm animal craft you decide to make, you'll be ready to make your way to Oklahoma.

Zoo Animal Crafts

Bear EarsCurly Coiled SnakesPretty Proud Paper Peacock
Forget going to the zoo every summer; bring the zoo to you! Turn yourself into a bear or turn a toilet tube into coiled snakes. With crafts, you can transform almost anything. Start crafting these wild animals and before you know it you'll have a zoo on your hands.


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