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55 Cute Bear Crafts for Preschoolers to make

These adorable Bear Crafts for preschoolers are great for creating during your bear themes. Choose from construction paper crafts, simple paper plates, or fun recycled ideas. There is a project that is perfect for your child. Make them in your classroom, at a birthday party, or at home with your family.

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Bear Crafts for Preschoolers

These fun bear crafts are so much fun for little kids to make! There are projects for various skill levels, but most are appropriate for preschoolers to enjoy.

For the most part, bears are an easy craft for young children. Grab anything brown and add a cute nose and you are already halfway there!

Choose from several different types of bears like cute polar bear crafts, grizzly bears, or teddy bear crafts.

Because these simple crafts use a lot of classic craft supplies, like construction paper, toilet paper rolls, and paper plates, they are easy to create with groups.

Animal-themed craftivities complement preschool themes all year long!

Crafting is a wonderful way to work on basic skill building, like fine motor skills, cutting practice, simple shapes, and more.

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When to create these fun bear arts and crafts

These are great crafts to create all year long. Here are some fun ways to use these simple projects.

  • Create them for a bear lesson plan.
  • Make them as holiday gifts for loved ones.
  • Decorate your classroom during an animal week.
  • Use them to help you read bear books.
  • Make them at home while you’re stuck inside during the winter months.
  • Create an easy bear craft on National Teddy Bear Day (September 9th)
  • Use them as an activity during a birthday party.

Our Favorite Craft Supplies

You can’t make a cute bear craft without the right supplies. And while a lot of these crafts can be made with brown paper, you may need some other supplies.

These craft supplies are perfect for crafting with young kids. While not each of them is used in the crafts below, they are all staples in our craft bin. If you don’t have any on hand, that might be ok. Take a look at the craft first to see whether or not you need them.

  • Construction Paper – One of our favorite craft supplies.
  • Cardboard – Perfect for using up all those boxes you get in the mail!
  • Craft Sticks or popsicle sticks – A classic staple, use them in your craft or to mix paint.
  • Kid-Friendly paint – Kids love to get messy! Check out our favorite tips for painting with young children.
  • Googly Eyes – You can literally add them to any project and it instantly becomes cuter.
  • Tissue Paper – We always have this on hand. Buy it new or use or save it from birthday parties and holidays.
  • Toilet Paper/Paper Towel Rolls – A great way to recycle your paper tubes is to use them in crafts!
  • Paper Plates – Grab this party supply to create fun crafts.
  • Contact Paper – We use this a lot to create suncatcher crafts
  • Pipe Cleaners – Their bendy and hold their shape, which makes for some fun creating!
  • Coffee Filters – This inexpensive item is fun to create with.
  • Pom Poms – Fluffy and always fun.
  • Egg Cartons – Recycle these into fantastic crafts!
  • Puffy Paint – Makes great snow!!
  • Paper Bags – Using this recycled supply is a fun way to make puppets.

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