15 Letter H Crafts for Kids (2024)

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Looking for letter H crafts and activities?

I have 15 engaging activities that will help your child learn about the letter H!

I have a FREE letter collage book for you to grab at the bottom of this article, so make sure you head down to check it out!

Let’s dive into my letter H crafts!


#1: Letter Crafts

Letter crafts 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.

For the letter H, we made the house from Pixar’s Up movie! This is such a fun letter H craft with all the colorful balloons.

up letter H craft

There are many different options for the letter H. Some other options are to create a handprint craft, horse, or hot cocoa cup!

How to do this activity

A. Materials you need

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B. Set-up

On cardboard, hot glue yellow popsicle sticks to form the letter H. Also, hot glue two brown popsicle sticks at the top to be the roof.

Draw a few black lines coming from the house for the strings of the balloons.

C. Activity

Have the kids hold the clothespins to paint with the pom-poms! Make marks all around to make balloons just like the movie to make the house float.


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

This letter H craft is a fun learn-and-play printable that will help your kids differentiate upper and lower-case letters.

letter h painting activity

How to do this activity

A. Materials you need

  • A-Z Letter Do-A-Dot Sheets
  • Do-A-Dot markers
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B. Set-up

Print off the pages and get the paint markers ready!

C. Activity

Your little ones with use the paint markers to place specific colored dots on the upper case letter and lower case letters! This is a wonderful way to also work on color-coding skills!

If you don’t have do-a-dot markers, you can use crayons to do this activity as well!


#3: Hot Chocolate Craft

There’s nothing like a cup of hot chocolate on any day right?!

This letter H craft for kids is PERFECT because it involves a little treat!

hot chocolate craft

How to do this activity

A. Materials you need

B. Set-up

On a piece of cardboard, draw and paint a coffee cup!

C. Activity

The kids can decorate the cups however they want. They can use stickers, gems, or any other fun Christmas-themed supplies you have at home.

They can create faces on the cups or just add designs! Lastly, they can add some mini marshmallows in the hot chocolate or even a candy cane!

RELATED: Christmas Crafts


#4: Find and Cover

A great manipulative to use for hands-on learning activities are counting cubes! There are so many ways these can be used.

One of the ways I love to use them is by doing a Find and Cover activity! This is an activity that focuses on one letter at a time. It also focuses on both the upper and lower case letter.

find and cover alphabet sheet

How to do this activity

A. Materials you need

  • Find and Cover printable
  • counting cubes
Click HERE for your Find had Cover Letter Printables.
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B. Set-up

Print off the letter H 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!


#5: Play-Doh Letter Building

This letter H craft is always a winner because kids love Play Doh!

Since Play-Doh is so engaging for kids, it makes for a wonderful learning activity!

Play-Doh building

How to do this activity

A. Materials you need

Click HERE to grab your Letter Play-Doh Mats!
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B. Set-up

Print off the letters that you want to work on! Then, place them inside a dry-erase folder for your little ones to build on. This way, it won’t get the sheet dirty, and you can save and redo it repeatedly.

C. Activity

Your little ones should roll and create the letters using Play-Doh. You can have them match the colors that are on the sheet, or you can use whatever color you’d like. They should try to create the letter by following the lines!


#6: Salt Painting

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

This letter H craft and activity is a must-try! It’s so fun to watch the paint flow through the salt.

letter H salt painting

How to do this activity

A. Materials you need

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B. Set-up

On your piece of cardboard, draw the letter H 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 H craft is 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 H 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 H 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.


#8: Beginning Sounds

Talking about animals or objects that start with the letter H 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 H!

beginning sounds sheet

How to do this activity

A. Materials you need

  • Beginning Sound Letter Sheets
  • crayons
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2. Set-up

Print off the worksheet and grab your crayons!

3. Activity

Go through each of the objects or animals inside the letter H. Say each thing’s name 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 H!

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.


#9: Heart Craft

H is for heart! This is an adorable heart craft that we did this year for Valentine’s Day!

Puffy paint is easy to make right at home or in your classroom. Check out the details below.

A. Materials you need

  • foam shaving cream
  • glue
  • cardstock paper
  • food coloring
  • spoon
  • paintbrush

B. Set-up

In a bowl, mix equal parts foam shaving cream and school glue. Add food coloring to give it some color!

C. Activity

On a piece of paper, draw the design you would like the kids to paint. We did some hearts and we also did an I love you sign!

The kids will use a spoon to scoop out the paint and place it on the picture. Then, they will use a paintbrush to spread it out.

Let it dry! This takes time; after a few hours, have the kids touch the picture to feel their puffy paint!


#10: Hand Crafts

This letter H craft is the cutest! H starts with hands, so you can literally do any handprint craft and make it work for the letter H.

This lion handprint craft is one of my favorites!

handprint lion craft

How to do this activity

A. Materials you need

B. Set-up

Trace your child’s hand on a yellow piece of cardstock paper. Then, cut it out!

C. Activity

Create the lion’s mane using orange cardstock and cut it out. Then, create the lion’s face and paste it on the mane using a glue stick.

Make a tail out of yellow paper and cut a small piece of orange paper for the end of the tail.

Draw in the lion’s face using markers!

RELATED: Lion Crafts for Kids


#11: Hedgehog Fork Printing

When it comes to animal crafting, making hedgehogs are some of my favorite crafts!

This letter H craft is fun for kids because they get to use a new and fun tool to create with!

How to do this activity

A. Materials you need

  • cardboard or paper
  • forks
  • acrylic paint
  • poms
  • marker
  • poms
  • glue

B. Set-up

Draw your hedgehog shape on cardstock or paper!

C. Activity

The kids can glue a pom to the nose of the hedgehog. This is a great way to work on color-matching skills.

The kids will match the color of the hedgehog’s nose with the paint colors and make prints all around the back of the hedgehog to be the quills!

They should try to fill in as much space as they can on the back!


#12: Letter Sprinkle Sweep

This letter H craft and activity is PERFECT for toddlers and preschoolers.

When you mention that sprinkles are involved in a learning activity, I promise your kids are going to come bounding in ready to see what’s going on.

h letter sweep

How to do this activity

A. Materials you need

cardstock paper

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B. Set-up

On cardstock paper, write a big bubble letter H. 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!


#13: LEGO Letters

This letter H craft and activity is a wonderful hands-on learning activity that helps kids understand how each letter shape is formed!

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!

lego letter building

How to do this activity

A. Materials you need

  • LEGO Letter Building Mats
  • LEGO’s
Click HERE for your LEGO Letter Mats
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B. Set-up

Print off the sheets and grab your LEGO’s.

C. Activity

Your child will use the blocks to create the letter H. You can have them use little or DUPLO blocks for this activity. This activity asks them to identify 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 H, they can see the letters’ differences!


#14: Popsicle Stick Letter Building

Building letters with popsicle sticks work on SO many different learning skills.

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

popsicle stick letters

How to do this activity

A. Materials you need

  • Popsicle stick letter cards
  • popsicle sticks
  • pencil
Click HERE for your Popsicle Stick Letter Cards
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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.


#15: Letter 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!


Final Thoughts and Conclusion

I hope you were able to find some letter H crafts and activities to help your child learn the letter H.

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.

Happy Learning!

Deena

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