8 Letter B Preschool Crafts

by Karen & Grace Morris

These upper and lower case letter B preschool crafts are great to use when you are teaching the alphabet. The kids will have fun making bears, butterflies, bees, and other cute items. Soon you will have all kinds of really cool decorations for your walls.

Click the pictures below to go to the individual letter B preschool crafts.

A Beautiful Butterfly

butterfly

Make this butterfly in your favorite color. Maybe blue because blue starts with letter B.

You will need;

  • Constitution paper
  • Scissors
  • Pipe cleaner
  • Tacky glue
draw a letter B

Fold a piece of construction paper in half. From the fold measure 1 inch for the stem of the letter B.

Near the top start, to draw your curve, continue until you get to the center. Then draw the bottom curved line.

Measure about 1-inch from the lines to make the inside piece.

cut on your lines

Cut the letter out but don't cut on the fold. Also, cut the inside of the two circles out.

Unfold your letter. You should see two sets of wings. 

add the head

Save two of the inside pieces for the head. Glue one to the back center of the wing piece.

add the pipe cleaner

Fold a pipe cleaner in half. Twist each of the end pieces in a spiral for the antenna. With tacky glue, glue the pipe cleaner to the headpiece.

Place the other headpiece over the pipe cleaner and press down. Let the glue dry. 

Find more butterfly crafts here.

The Busy Bees

Your kids will like these easy to make letter B preschool crafts and so will you.

Simple

simple bee craft

Can you buzz like a busy bee?

Supplies;

  • Yellow constitution paper
  • Scraps of black paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Black marker
  • Red marker
cut your pieces

Cut a 7 1/2 by 4 1/4 inch upper case letter B. The sides of the letter are 1 inch wide. Also, cut a 2 1/2 inch circle from yellow paper.

Cut a black strip 6 inches long. Also, cut two circles 1/2 inch. An easy way to make a small circle is to cut a square and then cut off the corners. 

With a black marker, make lines on the letter.

add details

Fold the black strip in half. Then glue the two circles to the ends of the black strip. Glue the antenna to the center of the circle. 

Turn the circle over and make eyes and a mouth with markers. Glue the head to the top of the letter B.

Easy

easy bee

The first bee was simple. This one is still easy. It just uses some more materials.

You will need;

  • Yellow paper
  • Black paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Pipe cleaner
  • Red marker
  • Wiggly eyes
cut the pieces

Cut your letter B from yellow paper. Also, cut a 2 1/2 inch circle from yellow paper.

Cut several thin strips from black paper. Make some of the strips 1-inch long. Others need to be long enough to cover the letter. 

glue the strips to the letter

Glue the 1-inch long strips to the sides of the bee.

Use the longer strips to cover the top, center, and bottom part of the letter.

glue the circle to the top

Glue the circle to the top of the letter.

tape the pipe cleaner to the back

Fold the pipe cleaner in half. Make circles on the ends. Tape the antenna to the back of the letter B.

add details

Add wiggly eyes. Use the marker to make a mouth.

More Bee Crafts

Now, let's make some animal letter B preschool crafts.

B is for Bear

letter made into a bear

The big, brown bear was in the bush.

You will need;

  • Brown constitution paper
  • Scraps of black constitution paper
  • Marker
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Wiggly eyes
cut out the bear pieces

On brown constitution paper, draw a 7 1/2 by 4-inch upper case letter B. The outside edge is 1 inch wide. Cut around the letter but don't, cut the center out. Draw around the center lines with a black marker.

From brown paper, cut two 1 3/4 inch circles for the ears. Also, cut two 2 1/4 inch circles for the feet.

From black paper cut, two 1 1/4 inch heart shape. Round the bottom of the heart. Also, cut a 1-inch circle for the nose. With a hole punch make four our five holes for the toes. For the lips, cut a 3 by 1 1/2 inch rectangle. Fold the rectangle in half. Cut from corner to corner. Next, cut off the corner across from the fold. Cut off the top point. You should have a “V” shape.

glue the pieces together to make a bear

Glue the ears on the top behind the letter.

Glue the feet to the bottom of the B. Glue the heart shape to the center of each paw. Glue four or five small circles above the heart on each paw for the toes.

Glue the lips to the bottom line of the top center part of the B. Glue the nose over the lips. Glue wiggly eyes above the nose.

More bear crafts.

B is for Bunny

bunny

Bill, the bunny, brought the Easter basket.

Supplies;

  • Pink constitution paper
  • Marker
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch
  • Glue stick
  • Cotton ball
  • Wiggly eyes
cut out your pieces

Cut an upper case letter B from white paper. Do not cut the inside of the letter out. But draw around the outside with a marker or black pen.

Also, cut two ears and two feet from a piece of white paper.  The ears are 7 1/4 by 2 1/4 inches tear shapes. The feet are 2-inch heart shapes that have been rounded at the pointed end. 

From pink, cut two 5 1/2 by 1 1/2 inch tear shapes. Cut a 3/4 by 1/2 inch triangle for the nose. Also, cut eight circles with a standard hole punch.

glue the pieces together add details

Glue the pink tear shapes to the inside of the white tear shapes. Glue the ears to the top back of the letter B. 

Glue the hole punched circles to the feet for toes. Glue the feet to the bottom of the letter.

Glue the triangle to the center top of the letter. Add wiggly eyes. 

Glue the cotton ball to the letter for a tail.

Lower Case Letter B Preschool Crafts

When you make the lower case letter b preschool crafts, draw the letter on a piece of paper. This way, children will know which direction the “b” faces. 

Ball and Bat

ball and bat craft

Baseball uses a ball and bat. Baseball, ball, and bat all begin with the letter B.

You will need;

  • Construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Red marker
cut the piece

Cut a lower case “b” approximately 7 1/2 by 4 3/4 inches out of white paper. You will be covering the “b” with the ball and bat. Also, cut a 3 1/2 inch circle from the white paper.

From brown paper, cut a 7 1/4 by 1 1/4 inch rectangle. Also, cut a 1 1/4 inch circle. Round one end of the rectangle. 

glue the letter over the lines on the paper

Glue the letter on the background sheet.

add the bat and ball

Fold the circle in half and glue to the square ends of the rectangle. Glue the bat piece to the stem of the letter.

Near the sides of the white circle, draw a curved red line. Add some shorter lines to look like stitch lines. Glue the ball over the circle of the letter b.

B is for Balloon

balloon craft

Make some colorful balloons.

Supplies;

  • Blue constitution paper
  • Different colored paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
cut out the shapes

Draw a 7 1/4 by 4 3/4 inch lower case “b” on a blue paper.

Cut out a lower case letter b from your favorite color. 

Also, cut five different colored tear shapes 2 1/2 by 1 1/2 inches for the balloons.

glue the balloons to the letter

Glue the  letter on the blue paper. Next, glue the five balloons to the top of the stem. Overlap the tear shapes some.

B is for Boat

make a boat using the letter b

There are little boats and big boats.

You will need;

  • Blue constitution paper
  • Constitution paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
cut the shapes

Draw a 7 1/2 by 4 3/4 inch lower case "b" on a piece of construction paper.

Cut the same sized letter b from brown paper.

Use your favorite colors for the bottom of the boat and the flags.

For the bottom of the boat, cut a rectangle 6 1/2 by 2 1/2 inches. Now, cut off the bottom corners. Then draw a curved line between the top two corners. Cut on the line.

To make the flags, cut a square 1 3/4 inches. Fold the square from corner to corner. Cut on the fold line to make two triangles. 

glue the shapes to make a boat

Glue the triangles to the stem of the letter b. Glue the bottom of the boat to the bottom of the letter.

Letter B Preschool Craft Download

cover of letter b PDF

Want a low prep way to make letter B preschool crafts? You can buy a downloadable booklet at Teachers Pay Teachers.

Copy the pages on colored paper to make

The bee,

Bunny,

Butterfly,

Boat,

Bear,

Ball and bat,

and balloons

There are also three coloring pages.

Now is the time to hang our letter B preschool crafts on the wall for everyone to see.

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