B for Beaver Craft with Printable Template – Animal Crafts
Make an adorable B for Beaver Craft with Printable Template suitable for forest animals, mammals, letter B theme, Canada Day theme or just for fun.
We move on to our next A to Z Alphabet Animal Craft with the letter B. This craft is from our eBook – A to Z Alphabet Animal Crafts for Kids.
Keep your children as ‘busy as a beaver’ with our Printable Alphabet Animal B for Beaver Craft
B for Beaver Craft with Printable Template
The beaver may be the national animal of Canada but the furry dam-building rodent can be found across the North American continent and Eurasia too. International Beaver Day, April 7th, aims to celebrate and raise awareness. We shared our Free Printable Beaver Paper Crown earlier and now another one.
This adorable beaver craft uses a printable template, Felt and a CD to make a project suitable for forest animals, mammals, letter B theme, Canada Day theme or just for fun.
Supplies needed to make this B for Beaver Craft:
- Printable Template
- Brown Felt or Construction Paper
- Beige Felt or Construction Paper
- Black Felt or Construction Paper
- White Felt or Construction Paper
- Light brown Felt or Construction Paper
- Black yarn
- An old CD
- Glue Gun or Glue stick if using paper.
- Googly Eyes
Steps to make this B for Beaver Craft:
Print the Craft template on an A4 or Letter Sized paper. Cut out all the parts – the brown Head, ears, muzzle, nose & 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 beaver’s head on top of an old CD. Then add ears, followed by the teeth.
layer each part on top of each other. the Muzzle on top of the teeth, the nostril and finally add eyes & whiskers.
This printable B for beaver 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 B for beaver Craft would be a great supplement to your Letter of the week curriculum. Add this fun craft project when you are studying the letter B, talking about Canada, or if you have a zoo unit coming up.
Here are some Fun facts to explore
- Beavers are the second largest rodent in the world
- The beaver is mainly a nocturnal animal.
- The large front teeth of the beaver never stop growing. The beavers constant gnawing on wood helps to keep their teeth from growing too long.
- Beavers create dams of wood and mud for protection.
- A beaver’s home is called a lodge. The dome-shaped lodges have underwater entrances.
- The beaver has a good sense of hearing, smell, and touch. It has poor eyesight but can see underwater.
- Beavers are very good swimmers.
- Beavers are herbivores. They like to eat the wood of trees such as the aspen, cottonwood, willow, birch, maple, cherry and also eat pondweed and water lilies.
- The beaver is the national animal of Canada
- Beavers like to keep themselves busy, they are prolific builders during the night. Hence the saying “As busy as a beaver”.
Wow! did you know??
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