This lowercase letter P craft may seem a little prickly, but don’t be fooled! Underneath all those fancy quills, this pretty porcupine has a soft spot for you and your preschooler. Pass around the paper and pencils, because this craft is practically perfect!
Here’s What You’ll Need
2 sheets of printer paper
Card stock (we used yellow, brown, dark brown, and tan)
Cut out the templates and trace the letter P and the porcupine’s spines, face, nose, snout, and feet onto card stock.
Cut out the letter P and the porcupine body parts.
Glue the letter P onto a piece of card stock (we used yellow, but you can use any color you like).
Tuck the spines under the curve of the letter P and glue in place.
Glue the snout onto the face.
Tuck the face under the top left side of the letter P and glue in place.
Tuck the feet under the bottom edge of the letter P and glue in place.
Glue the face in the center of the letter P.
Glue the nose to the tip of the porcupine’s snout.
Affix a googly eye to the porcupine’s face.
Use a marker to draw the porcupine’s mouth.
Learning with Your Letter P Craft
As you and your child assemble your P Is for Porcupine Craft, practice saying /p/–/p/–porcupine together. You can find more tips for working on pre-reading skills with your preschooler in this handy download.
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