February is such a wonderful month with lots of great events! Good thing too, because in many areas, it’s just too cold and snowy to get out of the house for very long. Preschool Crafts can save the day when you’re spending lots of time indoors. With Groundhog Day, the Superbowl, Valentine’s Day, Presidents’ Day, and more, it’s a great time to get crafty. February is also Black History Month. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite February preschool crafts to make sure you get in lots of quality crafting time with your little one this month.
Easy February Crafts
February Preschool Crafts Your Kids will Love
Whether you’re looking for a craft to occupy your kiddo while you watch the game or an educational craft that teaches them about important historical figures, you’re going to find lots of nifty ideas here.
We’ve tried to hit all the major February holidays on this page including Valentine’s Day because we have loads of Valentine’s Day craft ideas, which you’ll find below.
Fun February Preschool Crafts
Let’s start with some of our favorite February crafts from Natural Beach Living!
These heart crafts are perfect for Valentine’s Day, and they’re easy enough that preschoolers can complete them mostly independently. You’ll find lots of gorgeous options for decorating your home or for giving as valentines.
These are fun Valentine crafts that your kids can make and display for friends and family.
If you want to make something besides hearts and valentines this month, try these winter animal crafts instead. They’re adorable, and they’re great for learning about animals in the arctic and other snowy climates.
Activities for the Month of February
And now, let’s get to some of our favorite February Preschool Crafts from around the web.
February Crafts for Preschoolers
Snow Playdough –February is still a snowy month for many families, and when you can’t play with the real stuff, this snow playdough is a squishy, fun substitution.
Polar Bear Paper Bag Puppet from simpleeverydaymom.com: We’re still into crafting winter animals, and you can’t get much cuter than this polar bear puppet. The template makes it easy for all ages! This would be an excellent addition to an arctic animal unit as well.
Handprint Cardinal from thebestideasforkids.com: Nothing is prettier than a bright red cardinal perched on a snowy branch. This craft is full of textured fun from the felt, foam, and textured paper for the branches and tree trunks.
Winter Mitten Craft from housingaforest.com: It just isn’t February without a cute pair of mittens. This craft is super versatile because you can use whatever stickers, foam pieces, cotton, faux fur, etc. you have on hand to decorate them.
Wine Cork Cherry Craft from craftymorning.com: Did you know that February is National Cherry Month? Celebrate with this easy craft using a wine cork to stamp the paper. No wine corks? Bottle caps will work nicely for this, too.
Football Crafts for the Big Game
Get ready for the Big Game by providing some fun activities to keep the kids busy. Even if they’re not that into football, they’ll enjoy making these football crafts.
Paper Bag Football from allfortheboys.com: Not only is this paper bag football fun to make, but it’s also fun to play with! Your kids will want to toss it back and forth for hours, so it’s a great way to blow off steam on a day when it’s too cold to play outside.
Football Papercraft Banner from sugarbeecrafts.com: Decorate your house for your game day party with these fun football banners. They get their textured look from q-tip painting, and that’s definitely a preschooler-friendly activity.
Fingerprint Football from funhandprintartblog.com: Even toddlers can get in on the fun with this fingerprint painting activity. This is a great way to keep the kids entertained during the game.
Groundhog Day Crafts for Preschoolers
Will the groundhog see his shadow or not? Who knows, but we do know that you’ll have fun making these adorable groundhog crafts.
Groundhog Paper Bag Puppet from kidsactivitiesblog.com: Watch the weather anchor in your area give the forecast with your local groundhog star, and then re-enact finding a shadow (or not) with these cute paper bag puppets.
Cupcake Liner Groundhog Day Craft from iheartcraftythings.com: This cute papercraft is so easy to put together! It looks like a groundhog coming out of his burrow to check out the weather.
Paper Plate Groundhog from artsymomma.com: You probably have everything you need for this craft already. Make it extra fun by adding a craft stick and using the groundhog face like a puppet or mask.
Presidents’ Day Crafts for Preschoolers
We celebrate the birth of two presidents this month: George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Here are some presidential and patriotic crafts inspired by these influential men.
George Washington Paper Bag Puppet from survivingateacherssalary.com: Doesn’t he look presidential? Kids will love making the cotton hair for this cute puppet.
Abraham Lincoln Craft from afropolitanmom.com: Although this craft uses faux fur to create Abe Lincoln’s signature beard (genius!), you could use construction paper or yarn instead if you don’t have faux fur on hand.
Tissue Paper Flag Craft from thesuburbanmom.com: Of course, you can’t celebrate our presidents without making an American flag to go along with them. This one uses tissue paper, so it’s easy for tots and preschoolers to help out.
Black History Month Crafts
If you plan to incorporate a Black History unit into your preschool studies this month, these crafts and activities are perfect for introducing important figures to young children.
Jackie Robinson Craft from paper-and-glue.com: Pick up some books about this outstanding athlete from your local library, and then make this Jackie Robinson craft. Younger children may need help cutting out the shapes, but older ones can handle it just fine.
Garrett Morgan Inspired Traffic Light Craft from thatkidscraftsite.com: The inventor of the first automated traffic light was Garrett Morgan, so this traffic light craft is a great activity to incorporate into your Black History Month studies. It would also be a fitting activity for a transportation unit.
Harriet Tubman Inspired Craft from booksandgiggles.com: In the book, I am Harriet Tubman, Tubman is likened to a bird soaring across the night sky and helping others to fly, too. Print this bird template, and let your kids make a colorful tribute to this brave woman.
Pin these February preschool crafts so you’ll have something fun to do every time February comes around!
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