I Is for Iguana Craft

Take a look at this squirmy lowercase I craft before he crawls away! Iguanas can be found in many different colors and patterns, so let your preschoolers’ imaginations run wild as they make their own crafty creature.

Here’s What You’ll Need

  • 2 sheets of printer paper
  • Card stock (we used orange, light and dark green, and red)
  • I Is for Iguana Craft templates
  • 2 googly eyes
  • Glue stick, pencil, and scissors

Instructions for Assembling Your Lowercase I Craft

  1. Print the I Is for Iguana Craft templates.
  2. Cut out the templates and trace the letter I and the iguana body parts onto card stock.
  3. Cut out the letter I and iguana pieces.
  4. Glue the letter I onto a full sheet of card stock (we used orange, but you can use any color you like).
  5. Tuck the legs, tail, and tongue into position and glue in place.
  6. Attach scales to the iguana’s back.
  7. Glue 2 googly eyes to the iguana’s head.

Child assembles letter I craft child glues letter i craft child attaches googly eyes to letter i craft

Learning with Your Letter I Craft

As you and your child assemble your I Is for Iguana Craft, practice saying /ĭ/–/ĭ/–iguana together. You can find more tips for working on pre-reading skills with your preschooler in this handy download.

little girls display their letter i craft

We would LOVE to see how your lowercase I craft turns out! Please share your photos with us on our Facebook page, or tag your Instagram photos with the hashtag #allaboutABCcrafts!

Want More ABC Crafts?

page spread from the abc crafts lowercase series download

Free Lowercase ABC Letter Crafts

For crafts that start with lowercase letters A through Z, get the complete printable set of ABC Craft for Lowercase Letters.

page spread from the abc crafts uppercase series download

Free Uppercase ABC Letter Crafts

For crafts that start with uppercase letters A through Z, get the complete printable set of ABC Craft for Uppercase Letters.

Photos by: Rachel Neumann

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This was one of our favorite ABC paper crafts – so charming! Thank you for providing these, they are my 5 yo son’s favorite homeschool activity.

Marie Rippel

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Aw, I’m glad you and your son liked the iguana, Molly! Thanks for letting us know!

Danielle S


Looks super cute! I will be trying this with my preschooler..thanks!

Florence Alvarado


This looks like a simple and cool craft; My kids will love this.


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That’s great! Have fun, Florence!

this is adorable – I love the clear details and pics! I will try this ASAP



This is so cute!



My 3yr old loves these letter projects! It really helps her to remember the sounds each letter makes!

Robin E.

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It’s wonderful to hear how much these crafts are enjoyed by little ones and even better to know they are helpful with learning as well!