Vehicles, Vikings, volcanoes, oh my! We’ve got a collection of letter V crafts that will blow your mind — or your preschooler’s, at least. When your little one is learning to read, letter recognition is one of the most vital steps. And you can help your child learn to recognize the letter V with the craft ideas we’ve gathered below.
Want a few more tips to create a language-rich home? Read with your kids — whenever, wherever. Seriously, if you can manage 10 minutes while the water boils for dinner or simply listening to an audiobook on the way to soccer practice, make it happen. Also, point out letters and words as you go about your day: the stop sign, store logos, directions on the box of macaroni. Show your kids how words are integral to our everyday life. Making these small efforts will go a long way in raising a reader.
When you’re ready for even more alphabet-inspired activities, check out our letter A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, and U craft pages too! Now, let’s get started with some vibrant letter V crafts.
Fun Letter V Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers
1. V Is for Vase — All Kids Network
You need nothing more than paper, scissors, glue, and crayons for this adorable letter V vase craft from All Kids Network. It makes an excellent gift for holidays and birthdays, too.
2. The Letter V Song — ABC Mouse
Sing and dance the day away with ABC Mouse on YouTube. When you finish learning all about the letter V through music, have your child draw pictures of their favorite things that start with V. This activity will keep your kids busy and engaged all afternoon.
3. How to Draw a Viking — Art for Kids Hub
Did you know that the Vikings made their own ships? These mighty warriors were incredible craftsmen as well. Learn how to draw a Viking in the video with Art for Kids Hub below.
4. Letter V Vase — Kids Activities
Here’s another vase craft for toddlers and preschoolers — perfect for teaching about the letter V. Decorate with colorful flowers and display proudly on the fridge! Best part? All you need are a few simple supplies and an hour or so to get crafting.
5. All About Volcanoes — SciShow Kids
Learn all about the science of volcanoes in the SciShow Kids video below. When you finish watching the video, have your little one draw a picture showing what they learned.
6. How to Draw a Vampire (Folding Surprise!) — Art for Kids Hub
If you’re working on the letter V around Halloween, check out this how-to from Art for Kids Hub on drawing a kid-friendly vampire. Super fun and a little bit creepy! What could be better?!
7. Vehicle Craft for Kids — Little Giants
V is for vehicle — vroom, vroom! Little Giants has a paper craft tutorial that teaches kids how to put together cars and trucks they can drive all over the house. See it below.
8. Popsicle Stick Vase Craft — Easy Kids Crafts
This popsicle stick vase is perfect for Mother’s Day or any other special occasion where you and your kids want to share your love through beautiful, fresh — or faux! — flowers.
9. Volcano Science Experiment for Kids — Ryan’s World
Did you ever make a papier-mâché volcano as a child? If so, you know how fun it can be watching it erupt! Ryan’s World has a fantastic tutorial where you can make fun science memories with your little one too.
10. Erupting Volcano Experiment — The Science Kid
Speaking of volcano tutorials, The Science Kid has another engaging tutorial here. If you enjoyed making the one from Ryan’s World, try this one too!
11. Very Cool Vest
V is also for vest, and you won’t need a needle and thread to fashion one. Using a paper bag, scissors, and creativity, you can make your very own snazzy vest. Get a large paper brown bag so your child can wear their creation. After you’re done folding and cutting the bag in all the right places, lay out markers and buttons so they can make their vest super special.
12. Vulture on a Branch
Vulture may not be the most beloved creature in the desert, but they do serve a purpose. This vulture craft is not only a great way to teach your kid about the value of each animal in an ecosystem, but a chance to get super creative. This craft involves two toilet rolls, black, pink, and white construction paper and googly eyes.
13. Valuable Violin
Violins make the most beautiful music, and in this case, they can also make the cutest crafts. You’ll need a ruler, a medium-sized stick, rubber bands, markers, tape/glue, wrapping paper, old newspapers, an eraser, and a small-sized box. This is also a great way to spark musical interest in your little one. The craft may not sound like a violin, but with a bit of imagination, your kiddo will feel like they’re in a string quartet.
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