5 Fun Transportation Crafts For Kids

Transportation Crafts

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Let’s face it, kids, both young and older ones, love vehicles. They find transport automobiles like cars, ships, trucks, buses, and airplanes extremely fascinating. So, if your kid is always staring out of the window in hope of a glimpse of his favorite car or bus or truck, why don’t you use crafts to further his interest. Help him create some amazing transportation crafts using our list below. Read on to learn some easy-to-do transportation crafts for kids:

5 Fun Transportation Crafts For Preschoolers & Kids:

1. Candy Train Craft:

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You Will Need:

  • A full roll of hard candy
  • A wrapped caramel
  • Hot glue gun
  • A yarn
  • Four wrapped peppermint candies
  • A wrapped chocolate kiss

How To:

  1. Paste four wrapped peppermint candies as the wheels of a train on a roll of hard candies.
  1. Paste a wrapped caramel on the top of one end of the candy train.
  1. Paste a wrapped chocolate kiss on top of the wrapped caramel.
  1. You can use the candy train as an ornament by gluing a small length yarn to the upper part of it.

2. Flotilla Collage:

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A great preschool transportation crafts that your little tot will love to do.
You Will Need:

  • Construction papers in two different shades of the blue color.
  • Brown construction paper
  • Glitter
  • Glue
  • Patterned paper
  • Scissors
  • Blue sketch pen

How To:

  1. Use scissors and cut a wavy edge of the dark shaded blue paper and use glue to paste it on the other blue paper having a lighter shade than it. The dark blue paper represents the sea.
  1. Sprinkle some glitter, and add waves using a blue sketch pen.
  1. Now take the brown paper and cut boat bottoms out of it, and paste them on your created picture.
  1. Cut out small and large triangles from the patterned paper, match them to develop the upper section of the boats, and paste them on the top of the brown bottom of the ship on your picture. It is a perfect transportation craft for kids.

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3. Fire Engine Craft:

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You Will Need:

  • A long cardboard box
  • Paint brush
  • Red watercolor or paint
  • Straws
  • Glue
  • Black paper
  • Orange paper
  • Silver colored paper
  • Black pen

How To:

  1. Paint the long cardboard box red using a paint brush.
  1. Paste straws on the top of the bus using glue creating a ladder and siren.
  1. Paste black card rectangles on the box as windows and in the front as a bumper.
  1. Cut dark black circles from black paper, and paste them as the wheels.
  1. Cut orange circles from orange paper, and paste them as headlights.
  1. Paste silver rectangles on the bus as storage lockers and doors.
  1. Draw doors using a black pen.
  1. Cut out letters of ‘FIRE’ and stick them on the front of the engine.

4. Fruit Box Mayflower:

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One of the best transportation crafts for toddlers.
You Will Need:

  • A long plastic tub
  • Sticky tack
  • Glue
  • Brown paint
  • Lolly sticks
  • Paint brush
  • White paper
  • Scissors

How To:

  1. Paint the long plastic tub brown using a paint brush.
  1. Stick three lolly sticks in the tub upright using sticky tack.
  1. Cut three rectangles out of white paper, and stick them straight on the sticks for the sails.

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5. Airplane Craft:

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Preschoolers and kindergarten will love to do this fun transport art and craft activity.
You Will Need:

  • Two big popsicle sticks
  • Hot glue gun
  • Clothespin
  • One small popsicle stick
  • Your choice of paint
  • Paint brush

How To:

  1. Paint popsicle sticks and clothespin using a paint brush and your choice of color. Let it dry.
  1. Paste one of the big popsicle sticks to the clothespin’s clamped end.
  1. Glue the other big stick as wings on the other side of the clothespin’s clamped end.
  1. Glue the small popsicle stick to the other end of your clothespin as the tail of the airplane.

Did you teach your kids any transportation themed crafts? Which one was his favorite? Share your ideas here. Leave a comment below.

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