19 Letter A Crafts for Preschoolers

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Letter A crafts can be a great start to introducing the alphabet to young children. Not only does it help them recognize and remember the letter, but it also encourages their fine motor skills and creativity! Here are a few fun and easy crafts that you can do with your child using the letter A.

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Supplies Needed for Letter A Preschool Crafts

Before we get started, let’s make sure you have all the supplies you need for these fun Letter A crafts. Don’t worry; most of the supplies can be easily found at your local craft store or even in your own home.

Here’s what you’ll need for these A-letter crafts:

19 Letter A Crafts for Preschoolers

The Letter A is an important letter in the alphabet. Not only is it the first letter, but it also holds a lot of significance in terms of language and literacy development. It’s the foundation of many words and is often the first letter that children learn to recognize.

With these letter A crafts, your preschooler can have fun while learning about the letter A. Not only will they develop their fine motor skills, but they’ll also begin to associate the letter with words and objects that start with it.

So, round up your craft supplies, get your kid on board, and start making these letter A projects.

1. A is for Apple (Free Printables)

These A is for apple printables are perfect for young artists who want to create something beautiful and colorful while learning all about the letter A. With just a few simple supplies like paint, markers, or crayons, your child can transform these apple printables into their own masterpiece.

printable apple templates

By Kidz Craft Corner

2. Footprint Letter A Printable Worksheet

An easy way to teach your preschoolers the letter A while also helping them associate the letter with animals is this fun printable worksheet. Your kids will enjoy getting their feet dirty with paint to complete the back of the alligator. 

a is for alligator worksheet

By Homemade Heather

3. Make a Letter A Handprint Worksheet

This handprint apple printable worksheet is another fun Letter A craft for kids to complete. The cute quote at the bottom makes your kids feel good while they use a painted hand to complete the apple design. 

a is for apple worksheet

By Homemade Heather

4. Paint an Apple with an Apple Slice

This neat craft uses apple slices as a paintbrush, making it eco-friendly and easy to do when you’re low on art supplies. You’ll need to cut the apple in half and make handles. Pour paint into piles onto plates and print out the template. But your preschoolers can do the rest of the project with little assistance. 

Apple slice worksheet

By Mama of Minis

5. A is for Apple Puppet on a Stick

Puppets can be a fun way to teach preschoolers about their letters, starting with apples as the letter A. Download this template for all the pieces needed, printed on construction paper or white copy paper that your preschooler can color. You may also need popsicle sticks, glue, and scissors.

Also, if you love puppet crafts, give this mermaid puppet a try!

Apple puppets

By Homan at Home

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6. Create the Alphabet from Acorns for Letter Learning

Acorns start with the letter A and can make a great canvas for writing the alphabet. You can teach your kids their alphabet by naming a letter and letting your kid pull it out of the pile. Or you can work on the letter A by making your kids find items around the house that start with A.

alphabet from acorns craft

By Crafting with Kids

7. Cut Out a Construction Paper Apple

Your preschoolers will have fun assembling this paper apple from strips of construction paper and green felt paper. It’s the perfect craft to start practicing their cutting, arranging, and gluing skills. You may need to demonstrate or assist with arranging the strips for younger hands.

By Two Kids and a Coupon

8. Download and Print These Apple Activity Sheets

This Apple template printable set has several activity sheets to keep preschoolers entertained and educated. The templates include sheets for coloring, colored apple templates for cutting out and crafts, apples to write in, and apple cards.

apple printable template

By Little Ladoo

9. Get Creative with This Acorn Printable

You can print this acorn worksheet and let your kids decorate it. You can supply basic art supplies like crayons or markers, or you can let your kids get extra creative using glitter, paint, and pom poms.

a is for acorn printable

By Simply Full of Delight

10. Apple Marble Painting for Preschoolers

For this neat art project, you’ll need some scissors, washable kids’ paint, a bowl, a box, some marbles, construction paper, glue, and the Apple template. But you can do this project with any background if you want to create other words that start with an A or do the letter itself.

apple marble painting

By Simply Full of Delight

11. Letter A Toy Story Alien Craft

If you have a Toy Story fan at home (or are one yourself), they’ll love learning about the letter A with this alien craft. You will need popsicle sticks, googly eyes, green paint (if you’re not using colored sticks), and construction paper.

a is for alien craft

By Honey I’m Home

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12. Convert Paper Plates to Toy Story Aliens

Another fun Letter A craft is this adorable alien craft – A is for alien. With a simple paper plate, your kids can create these adorable Toy Story aliens. It might be difficult to find lime green plates, so you can use green paint to prep the plate, construction paper for the side pieces, and three eyes for the middle.

For more paper plate crafts, check out our paper plate frog, lion, owl, and turkey!

a is for alien

By Honey I’m Home

13. A is for Apple Pop-Up Interview Card

This apple card craft can be the perfect resource for back to school, letting the teacher and other students get to know the creator. Or if you homeschool your children, it can be a great way to kick off the start of the year. Or you can tweak it as a gift for mom or dad-teacher. Along with the template, you’ll need cardstock, glue, and a jumbo popsicle stick.

a is for apple

By The Soccer Mom Blog

14. Craft an Acorn Flower Pot

This craft is customizable by child, age, and budget, making it great for everyone. You’ll need to provide a terra cotta flower pot (3.5” diameter) and saucer (3” diameter), google eyes, jute twine, mini wood log sticks or twigs, acrylic paint, scissors, paintbrush, a black marker, and glue.

a is for acorn

By The Soccer Mom Blog

15. Design a Worm and Apple Puppet

This neat interactive Letter A craft starts with a simple apple that you then insert a worm puppet. This craft has paper plates, green and brown paper, acrylic paint, googly eyes, a black sharpie, and jumbo craft sticks. The amount and shape of the cutouts might require help for younger kids. 

a is for worm

By Kids Craft Room

16. Design a Curled Paper Ant Craft

Another interesting letter A craft is this cool ant project. It involves your kids learning how to curl paper and glue the pieces into place. You’ll need construction paper, cardstock, a marker, wiggly eyes, scissors, a posca paint pen, and glue. You may have to help younger kids with the 3D building parts.

When you are done, be sure to check these bug crafts out!

a is for ant craft

By Kids Craft Room

17. Use Nature to Paint a Picture

Nature can be more than just an inspiration to create. It can also be a tool that you can use for your creations. This project inspires kids to paint using things they would find in nature, like acorns. You can send your kids on a nature hike or create a nature scavenger hunt for them to find acorns to use if you want a more hands-on project.

a is for nature

By Nature Inspired Learning

camping scavenger hunt

18. Sew an Apple Craft 

Sewing projects are a great way to improve your child’s motor skills and hand-eye coordination. It can also teach life skills like lacing. For this Letter A project, you’ll need construction paper, scissors, a hole puncher, filling, and a piece of yarn to lace the two pieces together. 

a is for apple craft

By Mommy Evolution

19. Download These Apple Templates

These apple templates can be a useful resource to have on hand. The ways that you can use them are endless, whether it’s a simple coloring sheet, a card, or for celebrating apple holidays. They also make great recipe cards for neat keepsakes and gifts.

apple templates

By Life and Home School

19 Letter A Crafts for Preschoolers

Letter A crafts is the gateway to early literacy and creativity. By integrating fun and educational activities into a child’s routine, we can nurture a lifelong love for learning and exploration. The letter A is the first letter of the alphabet and holds a special place in a child’s mind as they embark on their journey to reading and writing.

We hope these 19 letter A crafts will not only provide hours of entertainment but also foster a love for the letter A and all the amazing things that start with it.

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