Top 5 Camel Crafts For Preschoolers And Young Kids

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No matter how old they grow, kids remain amused by the sight of camels. In this post, we present to you some amazingly fun ideas for camel crafts for preschoolers and kids. The tall lean structure with a hump is something children find fascinating and are always willing to go for a joy ride on them. So here, we have curated a list of ideas to create camel crafts with your kids. Read on to learn more about it.

1. Camel Craft With Egg Carton:

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You Will Need:

  • Two cups of an egg carton
  • Paint
  • Glue
  • Googly eyes
  • Egg carton
  • Scissors

How To:

  1. From the 2 cups of the egg carton cut out a single piece.
  1. Paint the single piece brown
  1. Now take another egg carton and cut out rectangular strips from its bottom and top.
  1. These rectangular strips are to be painted brown too.
  1. Paste these rectangular pieces with glue on either side of both the cups to make the legs.
  1. Now paste the single cup to form the head.
  1. Attach the googly eyes on both sides of the cup.
  1. Your kid’s craft is ready. It is an inexpensive and easy-to-make camel crafts for preschoolers.

2. Handprint Camel Craft:

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You Will Need:

  • White paper
  • Brush
  • Brown pencil
  • Black marker
  • Yellow, red and green paint

How To:

  1. Ask your kid to mix all the 3 colors to create a dark orange color.
  1. In the palette where the color is mixed, ask him to press his palm on it.
  1. Now help him paste his hand on a white piece of paper. This way he will get his handprint on the paper.
  1. Now you can rotate the paper by 180 degrees clockwise.
  1. Help him to paint the head, neck with a brush.
  1. Ask him to color the hump black.
  1. Help him to draw the ears and tail.
  1. Assist him to use a black marker to draw the feet, long eyelashes, mouth and nose.
  1. This completes the look.

3. Camel Paper Craft:

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You Will Need:

  • Black and white camel template
  • Scissors
  • Paint
  • Glue

How To:

  1. Help your kid find a black and white camel template.
  1. Ask him to cut out the tail and legs of the camel.
  1. Thereafter ask him to color the camel according to his wish.
  1. He may need your supervision to attach the tail and legs in the right places.
  1. Your kid’s new camel friend is ready.

4. Camel Silhouettes:

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You Will Need:

  • Scissors
  • Black paint
  • Printer
  • Glue
  • Printer paper
  • Printable template

How To:

  1. Download and print the template
  1. Help your kid cut the camel outline out.
  1. Make a roll of some masking tape and put in on the camel’s back.
  1. Tape the camel to the second piece of scrap paper.
  1. Let your child color the camel black
  1. Remove the camel from the scrap paper.
  1. Now glue the camel to a fresh piece of white paper.

5. Printable Camel Craft:

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You Will Need:

  • Scissors
  • Yellow paint (optional)
  • Glue
  • The printable template

How To:

  1. Download and print the camel template
  1. Help your kid cut the parts of the camel as outlined in the template
  1. Let your kid color each part (Ensure that the body is all in one color)
  1. Paste them together and voila; the camel is ready. This is simple and easy to make camel crafts for children.

Children learn through creating and exploring. Craft activities enhance children’s learning, especially at a young age. So, if your children are curious to know about camels, you may introduce camel crafts for preschoolers. These craft ideas will help children understand the animal better by relating different concepts. So, experiment with camel craft with egg cartons or handprint camel craft, and watch how children’s artistic skills are transformed. The positive effect of these activities will be seen in the form of cognitive and motor skill development.

 

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Debolina Raja

Debolina Raja came into the writing world while she was playing around with words and participating in various literary events. In the professional world, she found her writing interest in various genres such as health, wellness, parenting, relationship, and brand management. Having done a Masters degree in English literature from Delhi University, she loves reading, heading out on road trips, hibernating... more

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