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Art and craft fun for 3 to 5 year olds

Here's some ideas for simple things to make with a preschooler. Scroll down for links to lots more ideas on our Quicklinks recommended websites.

fluffy lamb craft project

Fluffy lamb

Make this baa-rilliant lamb with cotton wool balls.

printed cow activity for children

Printed cows

Use potatoes or pieces of sponge to make a field full of cows.

hand printed parrots activity

Pretty parrots

Hand printed parrots make a lovely art project.

penguin craft activity

Paper penguins

Fold and cut these cheerful little standing penguins.

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Painting activities

Painting activities

Find ideas for making ladybird potato prints, handy elephant pictures, drippy paintings and lots more.

Crafty things to do

Crafty things to do

Make cereal box cities, leafy animals, a rubbish robot and lots more!