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20 Wonderful Letter “W” Crafts Kids Can Do at Home

Help your kids enjoy the learning process with these 20 letter “W” crafts they can make in the comfort of their own home. These crafts are a great way to enhance creativity and motor skills, as well as to retain what they learn much, much easier.

They’ll be able to easily memorize the appearance, sound, and some of the words associated with the letter “W” with these fun crafts!

A Quick Note

Safety scissors are typically best for young children to use when cutting is involved. When in doubt, cut out templates and shapes for them before getting started!

Also, while some projects on this list provide a letter “W” template, here are templates just in case there isn’t one available.

12 Letter “W” Crafts

1. “W is for Worm” Craft

“W is for Worm” Craft
Photo credit: All About Learning Press

Who can do this: Toddlers

Wiggling their way into your home, here’s an easy-to-do worm craft courtesy by All About Learning Press. All your kids need is cardstock, googly eyes, glue, a pencil or marker, and the worm template available on their site.

2. “W is for Walrus” Craft

“W is for Walrus” Craft
Photo credit: Our Kid Things

Who can do this: Toddlers

They have large tusks and they weigh a ton! While that may sound like I’m describing an elephant, walruses also fit that description.

Our Kid Things shows kids how to make a walrus craft, tusks and all, with craft foam, paper or cardstock, scissors, googly eyes, glue, a black marker, and their letter “W” and walrus templates.

3. “W is for Whale” Craft

“W is for Whale” Craft
Photo credit: Kids Activities

Who can do this: Toddlers

Behold the largest animal on the planet, the blue whale! Kids can bring one home thanks to Kids Activities using pipe cleaners, googly eyes, scissors, glue, and construction paper.

4. “W is for Wings” Craft

“W is for Wings” Craft
Photo credit: No Time for Flash Cards

Who can do this: Toddlers

There are lots of critters on this planet that have wings, like birds, insects, and bats. This sensory wing craft by No Time for Flash Cards that’s based on birds is one of the simplest crafts on this list. All kids need is construction paper, glue, scissors, feathers, and markers.

5. “W is for Watermelon” Craft

“W is for Watermelon” Craft
Photo credit: Crystal & Co.

Who can do this: Kindergartners

Here’s a yummy and mouth watering watermelon craft form Crystal & Co. To make this giant fruit kids will need to use colored markers, cardstock, construction paper, glue, and scissors.

Grab some watermelon afterwards as a celebratory snack during a hot summer day!

6. “W is for Wagon” Craft

 “W is for Wagon” Craft
Photo credit: The Teaching Aunt

Who can do this: Preschoolers

If your kids are really into wagons, then The Teaching Aunt has a fun and unique wagon craft just for them! The only materials you’ll need is art paper, scissors, glue, a pencil, and a ruler.

7. “W is for Wind” Craft

“W is for Wind” Craft
Photo credit: Evolving Motherhood

Who can do this: Toddlers

Here’s a really simple letter “W” craft toddlers can do from Evolving Motherhood. Here are the materials you’ll need: a paintbrush, paint, straws, a marker, paint cups, and optional glue and glitter.

This is a great sensory activity for kids to start learning how to work with different types of materials!

8. “W is for Water and Wave” Craft

“W is for Water and Wave” Craft
Photo credit: Moments of Mommyhood

Who can do this: Preschoolers

Moments of Mommyhood has a two-for-one craft that combines both water and waves. Kids can make this super easy-to-do craft with scissors, glue, colored construction paper, and a pen/marker.

9. “W is for Winter” Craft

 “W is for Winter” Craft
Photo credit: ABCs of Literacy

Who can do this: Preschoolers

Bring the cold winter season home sooner with this winter craft from ABCs of Literacy that your kids can make with a snowflake puncher, scissors, cardstock, and glue.

This is another really simple craft that even a toddler could do!

10. “W is for Weather” Craft

“W is for Weather” Craft
Photo credit: Momstown

Who can do this: Preschooler

Now here’s a really fun and exciting sensory weather craft! This project highlights different elements of the weather such as the sun, rain, wind, and even snow.

Momstown is to thank for this 4-in-1 craft kids can make with construction paper, scissors, craft foam, paper scraps, cotton balls, paint, glue, and a paintbrush.

11. “W is for Web” Craft

“W is for Web” Craft
Photo credit: School Time Snippets

Who can do this: Kindergarteners

Need a letter “W” craft for Halloween? Then check out this neat web craft from School Time Snippets. Kids can learn all about a spider’s web as well as the letter “W” with just yarn, a hole puncher, a toothpick, construction paper, and a plastic spider.

12. Origami Letter “W”

Who can do this: Kindergarteners

Here’s a really simple origami “W” from Paper Craft that will help your kids’ explore and refine their fine motor skills.

Don’t forget that kids can always use larger sheets of paper to give them an easier time with folding.

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13. Winter Tree Art

Winter Tree Art
Photo credit: Fantastic Fun & Learning

Who can do this: Preschoolers

Fancy bringing winter inside your home? Then get ready to let your kids forage in their own backyard for materials to create this simple winter tree by Fantastic Fun & Learning.

All they’ll need are twigs, Q-tips, paint, glue, and construction paper. It’s that simple!

14. Weather Wheel Craft and Activity

Who can do this: Preschoolers

What’s the weather today? Kids can make their own predictions about the weather with this neat weather wheel activity by the Crafting Chicks!

All you need for this fun project is a paper plate, scissors, glue, a round head fastener, a black marker, a ruler, crayons, and the free weather templates available on the site.

15. Worm in an Apple Craft

Worm in an Apple Craft
Photo credit: Glued to My Crafts

Who can do this: Preschoolers

Help your kids grow to love apples even more with this apple craft by Glued to My Crafts. The materials they’ll need are a paper plate, a jumbo popsicle stick, paint, a foam paintbrush, googly eyes, scissors, glue, a black marker, cardstock, and a stapler.

16. Paper Roll Whale Craft

Who can do this: Kindergartners

Don’t throw away the next empty toilet or paper towel roll! Instead, use it to make this relatively simple whale paper towel roll craft by Easy Kids Craft.

On top of the empty paper roll, kids will also need scissors, glue, paint, a paintbrush, cardstock, and a black marker. It’s SO easy!

17. Paper Watermelon Fan

Who can do this: Kindergarteners

Keep cool in the heat with this paper pop-up watermelon fan! Craft Daily shows kids how to make this really simple paper fan craft using various colored construction paper, glue, scissors, a black marker, string, double sided tape, and some jumbo popsicle sticks.

18. Wind Vane

Who can do this: Preschoolers

Want to see which direction the wind blows? Then here’s a wind vane craft from Owlkids that can also be done for a science project! The materials needed to make this wind vane are straws, clay, markers, scissors, paper, cardboard, a pencil, and a pin.

19. Paper Roll Windmill Craft

Who can do this: Kindergartners

Time to harness the power of the wind with this paper roll windmill craft by Paper Craft Ideas. To make this really cool windmill craft you’ll need empty toilet paper or paper towel rolls, glue, scissors, ruler, marker, cardstock, cotton swabs, a pin, and a bit of scrap foam.

20. Paper Plate Wings Costume

Paper Plate Wings Costume
Photo credit: Mini Mad Things

Who can do this: Kindergarteners

Soar to the skies with this paper plate wings craft courtesy of Mini Mad Things. While a grown-up will be doing all the heavy lifting, kids can still help out with choosing colors and ultimately modeling the end result!

You’ll need paper plates, paint, a paintbrush, a glue gun, and elastic cords.

Whimsical Crafts for the Letter “W”

Your children will be mastering the alphabet in no time with these 20 letter “W” crafts. The best part about these projects is that kids of all ages can do them! Who says learning can’t be fun and constructive?

Did your kids try any of these “W”crafts yet? I’d love to hear about your experience in the comments below!

Want even more cool crafts to keep the kids busy? Then here are magical mermaid crafts they can do!