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24 Rockin Letter “R” Crafts for Kids of All Ages

Here are 24 letter “R” crafts that will help kids recognize and remember this very important letter of the alphabet.

Kids will enjoy learning about how the letter looks, how it sounds, and the various words that begin with it!

13 Uppercase Letter “R” Crafts

1. “R is for Rose” Craft

“R is for Rose” Craft

Photo credit: The Kindergarten Connection

Difficulty Level: Toddler

This rose craft from The Kindergarten Connection doesn’t have any thorns and can be easily made with paper plates, glitter, yarn, scissors, tissue paper, cardstock, and glue. This makes for a real easy and fun craft for Valentine’s Day, too!

2. “R is for Rainbow” Craft

“R is for Rainbow” Craft

Photo credit: No Time for Flash Cards

Difficulty Level: Toddler

This is one of the easiest letter “R” crafts for toddlers your kiddos can do. No Time for Flash Cards uses colored construction paper, glue, a black marker, and scissors to show kids how to make a colorful rainbow craft.

3. “R is for Rain” Craft

 “R is for Rain” Craft

Photo credit: My Mommy Style

Difficulty Level: Preschooler

What comes before the rainbow? The rain! Kids can easily make this rain craft even when it’s sunny from My Mommy Style with cardstock, construction paper, yarn, glue, and cotton balls.

4. “R is for Rainbow and Rain” Craft

“R is for Rainbow and Rain” Craft

Photo credit: Crystal & Co.

Difficulty Level: Preschooler

How about combining both the rain and a rainbow into one craft? Crystal & Co. teaches kids how to make this rain and rainbow craft with Fruit Loops, a blue marker, glue, cotton balls, and their free template.

5. “R is for Rocket” Craft

“R is for Rocket” Craft

Photo credit: From ABCs to ACTs

Difficulty Level: Preschooler

Kids can travel to the stars with this easy-to-do rocket craft by From ABCs to ACTs. All they need is colored construction paper, glue, and scissors.

6. “R is for Rabbit” Craft

“R is for Rabbit” Craft

Photo credit: The Simple Parent

Difficulty Level: Preschooler

The little ones will hop right into making this craft. Grab construction paper or cardstock, a black marker, googly eyes, scissors, glue, a black marker, and The Simple Parent’s free template, and kids can get started on making this neat rabbit craft.

7. “R is for Rhino” Craft

“R is for Rhino” Craft

Photo credit: A Dab of Glue will Do

Difficulty Level: Preschooler

Fun fact: a rhino’s horns are made of the same stuff our fingernails are made of! Get kids to make this rhino craft from A Dab of Glue will Do with just crayons, scissors, and glue.

They even include a printable template that you can access by entering your email address!

8. “R is for Raccoon” Craft

“R is for Raccoon” Craft

Photo credit: My Teaching Station

Difficulty Level: Preschooler

Kids will enjoy making these masked critters with My Teaching Station’s raccoon craft. All they’ll need is colored paper, glue, and scissors – that’s it!

Also, the blog does have letter templates available, but keep in mind that they come at a cost.

9. “R is for Rooster” Craft

“R is for Rooster” Craft

Photo credit: Home with Hollie

Difficulty Level: Preschooler

Time to rise and shine when the rooster crows, kids! Home with Hollie shows kids how to make this rooster craft by using a googly eye, construction paper, glue, and scissors. She also includes various other rooster learning activities. How convenient!

10. “R is for Road” Craft

 “R is for Road” Craft

Photo credit: Kids Activities

Difficulty Level: Preschooler

The road to success begins now, kids! Here’s an easy-to-do letter “R” craft that only requires a few materials. With just construction paper, scissors, and glue, Kids Activities shows kids how to make this road craft.

11. “R is for Rock” Craft

“R is for Rock” Craft

Photo credit: Fantastic Fun and Learning

Difficulty Level: Preschooler

Here’s one of the simplest letter “R” crafts for preschoolers that literally rocks! Fantastic Fun and Learning lets kids gather up rocks and pebbles for this letter “R” craft. Kids will also need glue and paper for this activity.

12. “R is for Ribbons” and “r is for Red Rice” Crafts

“R is for Ribbons” and “r is for Red Rice” Crafts

Photo credit: Learning 4 Kids

Difficulty Level: Preschooler

Here’s a two-for-one deal, kids! Learning 4 Kids has an upper and lowercase letter “R” craft for kids. To make the ribbon craft, kids will need glue, ribbons, and the “R is for ribbons” upper and lowercase templates.

For the next craft, kids can use red rice and the upper/lowercase printables templates. The best part? They even provide a tutorial on how to color the rice!

13. Origami Uppercase Letter “R”

Difficulty Level: Kindergartener or older

With just a piece of paper, kids can easily make this origami “R” courtesy of Origami Humpy. Origami has the added benefit of enhancing a child’s motor skills. Of course, a grown-up should still help them out with the more precise folds.

6 Lowercase Letter “r” Crafts

14. “r is for Rainbow” Craft

“r is for Rainbow” Craft

Photo credit: The Kindergarten Connection

Difficulty Level: Toddler

Let kids create one or more of these colorful and simple rainbow crafts thanks to this tutorial from The Kindergarten Connection. For this craft, kids will need colored construction paper, cardstock, scissors, and glue.

15. “r is for Rabbit” Craft

“r is for Rabbit” Craft

Photo credit: All About Learning Press

Difficulty Level: Preschooler

This cute little rabbit craft from All About Learning Press is really simple. All kids need is cardstock, a googly eye, glue, scissors, a pencil, and the free letter “r” and rabbit templates. It’s that simple!

16. “r is for Rooster” Craft

 “r is for Rooster” Craft

Photo credit: Totally Tots

Difficulty Level: Preschooler

How about another lowercase “r” craft for the kiddos? This rooster craft can easily be made thanks to the tutorial from Totally Tots. All kids need is craft foam, glue, scissors, a pencil, and a googly eye.

17. “r is for Rain” Craft

 “r is for Rain” Craft

Photo credit: CBC

Difficulty Level: Preschooler

A nice and cold rain shower is always great, especially after a hot day! Kids can easily make this cool rain craft from CBC easily craft foam, construction paper, scissors, beads, and glue.

18. “r is for Rocket” Craft

Difficulty Level: Preschooler

Anna’s video shows an easy-to-do rocket craft using a lowercase letter “r” as the base. Kids can easily make this using scissors, colored paper, glue, and a marker (to draw the required shapes).

19. Origami Lowercase Letter “r”

Difficulty Level: Kindergartener or older

In this tutorial, Anish shows kids how to make a lowercase letter “r” out of a small piece of paper. Now, the folds here might be too difficult for the kiddos, so a grown-up should help teach kids how to do it.

5 Other Letter “R” Crafts

20. Newspaper Racoon Craft

Difficulty Level: Preschooler

Racoons are cute little masked animals that love urban areas. I Heart Crafty Things reuses a newspaper to make these black and grey animals. Aside from a newspaper, kids will need scissors, glue, googly eyes, a pencil, cardstock, and a black pom-pom.

21. Colorful Rainy Rainbow Craft

Difficulty Level: Preschooler

No rain or rainbows lately? Then why not make your own colorful rainbow, kids? My Style of Making has got you covered. With cardstock, scissors, glue, tape, a pencil, and string, kids will be making their own rainy rainbow craft in no time!

22. Ready to Launch Rocket Craft

Difficulty Level: Kindergartener

3…2…1… liftoff! Kids will love making and playing with this letter “R” craft! Lemon Art and Craft’s video shows kids how they can make an actual launching rocket out of a paper cup, rubber bands, scissors, colored paper, and glue.

23. Recycled Robot Craft

Difficulty Level: Kindergartener

Here’s a craft that can double as a science experiment from Nesquik Global. With a cereal box, scissors, round head fasteners, glue, bottle caps, and empty toilet paper rolls, kids can make a simple robot of their own.

24. Origami Paper Rose Craft

Difficulty Level: Kindergartener

Let your kids practice their motor skills with this paper rose craft from SWATart. They’ll also need a pencil and scissors to make these intricate paper roses.
Rewarding Letter “R” Crafts
Kids will learn a new letter and various words with these 24 letter “R” crafts as well as have fun and enhance their fine motor skills along the way!

Have your kids tried any of these letter “R” crafts? Share in the comments below.

If your kids enjoyed these letter “R” crafts, then they’ll enjoy making crafts out of tissue paper, too!

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