15 SIMPLE Letter B Crafts

Are you looking for letter B crafts?

 

I have 15 engaging letter B crafts that will help your child learn about the letter B! These activities are perfect to use in the classroom, or you can do them right at home! These play-based learning strategies will have your kids hooked on each activity!

 

I even have a FREE Alphabet letter collage book at the end of this article; you have to check it out!

 

Let’s dive into my exciting letter B crafts!

 


#1: Letter Collages

 

Letter collages are a great way to practice letter recognition! Focusing on one specific letter and creating something special will help them recognize and remember the letter.

 

This letter B craft is adorable and really easy for toddlers and preschoolers to make.

 

b is for bunny collage

 

There are a lot of different options for the letter B. You can make a bee, butterfly, or make the letter B with beads! The ideas are endless.

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

art tray

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B. Set-up

 

On a pink construction paper, draw the letter B with a pencil and outline it with glue. Create ears with white and pink construction paper.

 

C. Activity

 

Let your little one stick cotton balls on to create the letter! They can glue on the eyes and ears! Help them create a nose and some whiskers.

 

RELATED: Simple Letter A Activities! 

 


#2: Do-A-Dot Letter Search

 

Who doesn’t love mess-free art?! Do-A-Dot paint markers are pretty mess-free as long as your little one doesn’t wipe them all over their hand, wishful thinking, right?!

 

This letter B craft is a great way for the kids to show you they are able to differentiate the letters of the alphabet. 

 

do a dot letter B

 

How to do this activity

 

A.  Materials you need

 

 

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B. Set-up

 

Print off the pages and get the paint markers ready!

 

3. Activity

 

Your little ones with use the paint markers to place a dot on only the letter B. See if they can find all the letter B’s on their own. To extend the learning, have them count how many letter B’s they found on the sheets.

 

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#3: Letter B Search and Match

 

My kids are OBSESSED with search and match activities. Honestly, whenever I create a game using this same set-up, even though they have done it so many times, it’s always their favorite.

 

It’s effortless to set up and takes only a few minutes to prep!

 

post it search letter b activity

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

sticky notes

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B. Set-up

 

Draw an upper and lower case letter on cardstock paper. Tape it up on the wall! On post-it’s, write a bunch of upper and lower case letters, then hide them around your house or classroom.

 

C. Activity

 

Have your kids search for the post-it notes! Once they find one, have them place it on the matching letter they see on the paper. Once all of them are found, hide them again and repeat!

 

I wouldn’t be surprised if you do this activity several times through!

 

RELATED: Alphabet Activities for Preschoolers

 


#4: Find and Cover

 

This letter B activity is wonderful to work on the differences between upper and lower case letters.

 

It’s a simple set up and a fun way for kids to work on coding skills!

 

find and cover letter B

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

  • Find and Cover printable
  • counting cubes

 

Click HERE for your Find had Cover Letter Printables.

 

counting cubes

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B. Set-up

 

Print off the letter B and any other letter you want to work on with your little one.

 

C. Activity

 

Have your child identify the letter. Then, have them tell you which one is upper case and which one is lower case. Explain to them what a key means. Show them that they are to look at the key to see what color represents the upper and lower case letters.

 

They should place that colored counting cube on the correct letters!

 

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#5: Letter B Bear Collage

 

This cute bear letter B craft collage is adorable and a great way for kids to practice their handwriting skills.

 

Creating a bear is a great way for kids to learn the letter B sound.

 

bear letter collage

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

  • construction paper
  • pencil
  • marker
  • googly eyes
  • glue stick
  • scissors
  • FREE Letter B printable

 

Click HERE for your FREE Letter B Collage

 

B. Set-up

 

You can use my letter B bubble letter printout to craft this letter B. Along with the letter B is a handwriting line so your kids can work on writing the letter.

 

Or, if you are good at drawing bubble letters, don’t worry about using the printout!

 

C. Activity

 

Cut out the letter B and paste it to paper. Next, make ears, a nose, and paws for the bear by making circles and semi-circles.

 

Use a glue stick to paste on all the parts! Then, lastly, add some googly eyes.

 

You can have the kids practice writing the letter B on the lines provided in the FREE printable!

 

RELATED: Bear Crafts for Kids

 


#6: Salt Painting

 

Have you ever tried salt painting? It always turns out SO pretty!

 

Kids love watching the paint flow throughout the salt. This is a fun and different letter B craft your kids will LOVE!

 

salt painting letter B

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

watercolor set

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B. Set-up

 

On your piece of cardboard, draw the letter B with a pencil. Then, outline the letter in glue. Make sure to place the cardboard on an art tray for the next part! Shake a whole bunch of salt all over the glue, then dump the access in the trash.

 

*You have to let the glue dry before you start painting, or else it will be REALLY messy!*

 

C. Activity

 

Have your little ones use watercolor paints to paint the salt! It looks terrific, too, when you mix different colors throughout the letter.

 


#7: Secret Letters

 

Kids love the element of surprise! Who doesn’t? I still do!

 

This letter B craft is great really engaging for kids because they can’t see the letters on the paper, so when they paint over the piece of paper, they will see letters magically pop up!

 

letter B secret letters

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

B. Set-up

 

On a white piece of cardstock, use a white crayon to write the letter B all over the paper. You can do upper and lower case or just focus on one.

 

C. Activity

 

Your kiddo will use watercolors to paint all over the paper. They will see the letters start to pop up! If you mixed upper and lower case letters, make sure to ask them which kind they found.

 

When you are all done, ask them how many they found! Also, you can talk about the colors that they used for color recognition.

 

RELATED: How to Teach your Toddler Colors

 


#8: Beginning Sounds

 

Talking about animals or objects that start with the letter B will help bring the letter to life for your little one.

 

These beginning letter worksheets are a perfect way to show your little one some fun things that start with the letter B!

 

letter B beginning sounds

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

crayons

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B. Set-up

 

Print off the worksheet and grab your crayons!

 

C. Activity

 

Go through each of the objects or animals that are inside the letter B. Say the name of each thing and make each object’s beginning sound before saying the whole word. This will help your little one understand the starting sound of each picture they see.

 

They will color each thing that starts with the letter B! 

 

I have beginning sound sheets for each letter of the alphabet! Create a booklet to go over each of the sounds that the letters make. This will make for a great resource to use repeatedly.

 

RELATED: Teaching Resources 

 


#9: School Bus Paper Plate Craft

 

Paper plate crafts are simple, fun, and they always are a hit with the kids.

 

This letter B craft is a fun way to work on upper and lower case letters!

 

letter B sorting activity cards

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

Click HERE to grab your FREE Letter B Sorting Cards

 

 

do a dot markers

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B. Set-up

 

Cut a paper plate in half and cut the front corner off of it. Pre-cut circles for the wheels of the bus. Lastly, print and cut out the letter b sorting cards.

 

C. Activity

 

Your kids can use the yellow do-a-dot marker to cover the paper plate in yellow. Once that dries, write an upper case B on one and a lower case b on the other. Your kids will place the correct cards on the right bus by gluing them on the plate!

 


#10: Letter Threading

 

Threading activities are so great for those fine motor skills! It’s also a great way to practice letter differentiation!

 

I am using the same letters that I used for the sensory bin you’ll see below. I love when you can use supplies for other activities because it makes it worth your money when you can use them in multiple ways!

 

 

letter b threading activity

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

  • threading letters
  • laces (these come along with the pack)

lower case letter threading

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B. Set-up

 

Dump out a bunch of letters; make sure you grab out a whole bunch of the letters that you want your little one to find and thread.

 

C. Activity

 

Have them pick out the letter b’s and string them on the lace. They can create a necklace and wear it if they want to! They can also search for other letters and do the same thing or even create their name!

 

RELATED: FUN Fine Motor Activities for Kids

 


#11: Coffee Filter Butterfly Craft

 

B is for butterfly! This simple letter B craft is simple to do for kids and adults will love helping make this craft.

 

It looks beautiful no matter how it turns out! It’s a must-try activity!

 

coffee filter butterflies

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

spray bottles

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B. Set-up

 

Flatten out a coffee filter on an art tray. Create a design using a marker on the filter. You can even scribble on it! Once done, spray it with water and let dry.

 

 

C. Activity

 

Fold front and back like an accordion. Then, place the clothespin in the middle and stretch out the sides to look like a butterfly!

 

Each one is unique!

 

RELATED: Butterfly Crafts for Kids

 


#12: FREE Alphabet Collage Book

 

Grab my FREE letter collage book to make the letters of the alphabet come to life!

 

Doing these collages is fun, easy and the kids will start to remember the letters of the alphabet and the letter sounds that each letter makes.

 

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

  • 2″ binder
  • cardstock paper
  • supplies for each letter (varies for each letter)

 

Click HERE to get your FREE Letter Collage Book

 

B. Set-up

 

Print off the pages you want to do. I suggest to try one a day.

 

C. Activity

 

Use your supplies to create each letter of the alphabet. I purposely chose simple things because toddlers and preschoolers will want to create each letter in an easy way!

 

Use supplies like stickers, paint, paper, glitter glue, markers, etc. Check out my video for inspiration!

 

RELATED: Free Alphabet Printables

 


#13: Letter Sprinkle Sweep

 

This letter B craft will have your kids hooked because sprinkles are involved!

 

I love this activity too because you can sneak in some fine motor work, without the kids even realizing it!

 

letter B sprinkle sweep

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

cardstock paper

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B. Set-up

 

On a piece of cardstock paper, write a big bubble letter B. Place a tray underneath the paper to help with the mess.

 

C. Activity

 

Dump a bunch of cookie sprinkles onto the tray. Ask your little one to use the paintbrush to “sweep” the sprinkles into the letter. They will use as many sprinkles as they need to to try to fill in as much of the letter as they can!

 

This is an excellent activity to work on fine motor skills and letter recognition, and pre-writing skills!

 

RELATED: FUN Handwriting Activities For Kids

 


#14: LEGO Letters

 

Got a kiddo who loves to use building with blocks? This letter B activity is right up their alley.

 

LEGO’s are an open-ended toy that I absolutely love using for learning activities. The possibilities are endless when it comes to using them!

 

letter B lego worksheets

 

Building letters is just one way that they can be used! This is a wonderful hands-on learning activity that helps kids understand how each letter shape is formed!

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

DUPLO LEGOs

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B. Set-up

 

Print off the sheets and grab your LEGO’s

 

C. Activity

 

Your child will use the blocks that you have to create the letter B. You can have them use little or DUPLO blocks for this activity. This activity asks them to identify what each letter is they create and how many blocks it took for them to create the letter. If you decide to do more letters than just B, they can see the letters’ differences!

 

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#15: Popsicle Stick Letter Building

 

This letter B craft is simple and works on a ton of different learning skills.

 

This specific activity works on letter recognition, counting skills, STEM skills, and pre-writing skills! It’s perfect for school centers or just for home learning!

 

popiscle stick letter B

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

popsicle sticks

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B. Set-up

 

Print off the letter cards and grab the popsicle sticks!

 

C. Activity

 

Your kids will use the cards to help them know how to create each letter! Count how many popsicle sticks it takes to create the letters.

 

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Final Thoughts and Conclusion

 

Individual letter activities are a fantastic way for kids to really grasp letter recognition of each letter of the alphabet! Doing some of these activities will help your little ones remember each letter of the alphabet.

 

To go along with these activities, I suggest reviewing the alphabet letters once a day for at least 5 minutes. That’s it! 5 minutes is all it takes if you consistently go over the information with them; you’re going to see how they can pick up the information if repeated daily.

 

I hope you found some great letter B crafts!

 

Happy Learning!

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