We begin our A to Z Alphabet Animal Crafts with the letter A. This craft is from our eBook – A to Z Alphabet Animal Crafts for Kids.
Printable Alphabet Animal A for Alligator Craft
Kids love learning about alligators and crocodiles! Here is a fun and creative craft for them to make at home. Just click on the download button at the end of the post to grab your template.
Supplies needed to make this A for Alligator Craft:
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- Printable Template
- Dark & Light Green Felt or Construction Paper
- White Felt or Construction Paper
- Black Felt or Construction Paper
- An old CD
- Glue Gun or Glue stick if using paper.
- Googly Eyes
Steps to make this A for Alligator Craft:
Print the Craft template on an A4 or Letter Sized paper. Cut out all the parts – the Alligator Head, Spots, Nostrils & Teeth.
Use these cutout templates as your reference points and trace onto Felt. We used a 2mm stiff felt to make this craft. Alternately, you could use construction paper or craft foam in similar colors.
Use a Glue gun ( when using felt) to secure the Alligator’s head on top of an old CD. Then add Googly Eyes, Followed by the teeth and finally stick the spots & nostrils. Voila! your Alligator Craft is ready.
This printable A for Alligator craft is perfect for Kids aged 5 and above and improves their fine motor skills, visual perception, and hand-eye coordination. Parents and teachers can also make these at home or class and have their child or students assemble it independently. These crafts can be made by teachers and used as props, puppets, or even for classroom decoration.
If you homeschool, run a childcare, or teach any elementary aged kids, this alligator craft would be a great supplement to your Letter of the week curriculum. Add this fun craft project when you are studying the letter A, talking about the rainforest or swamps, or if you have a zoo unit coming up.
Here are some Fun facts to explore
- Alligators are reptiles.
- Alligators have been living on Earth for millions of years and are sometimes described as ‘living fossils’.
- Like other reptiles, alligators are cold-blooded.
- Alligators can weigh over 450 kg (1000 lb).
- A single alligator can grow 3,000 teeth in its lifetime.
- Male alligators are larger than female alligators.
- Alligators can survive two to three years without eating.
- Some Alligators can even climb trees.
Wow! who knew??
February Special – Till the 28th of this month, since it’s the month of love, I’m giving away 1 template free every day.
So on 1st February, Click on A for Alligator Post to download the printable template for free. On the 2nd, only B for Beaver Craft Template will be available for download. At the end of the month, I will be combining them all into an ebook and all the templates will be available for download as a Paid Bundle. Right now, we are opening our cart for