Inside: This collection of preschool owl activities is a great addition to your preschool nature theme. A hands-on fun way to learn about the outdoors!
As the weather begins to cool down and the leaves start to transition into fall, nature begins to really show its colors.
Squirrels and bears prepare their habitats for the cold winter.
Owls and rodents begin exploring more as the night begins earlier.
Birds prepare to migrate as a group.
As there is so much activity happening, this time of year is perfect to learn about and explore nature.
These 15 hands-on preschool owl activities are excellent for transitioning into the fall/winter weather.
👉 Bonus! I’ve included FREE color matching owl puzzle printables to go with your preschool owl activities! Scroll down towards end of post to find the download.
15 Hands-On Preschool Owl Activities that are Fun!
- Paper Plate Owl Craft – Use paper plates and paint to create a cute flying owl piece.
- Toilet Paper Roll Owls – Fold the top of a toilet paper roll down and use paint to customize a little owl. (Parenting From the Heart)
- Owl Eyesight STEM Exploration – Create these owl eyesight viewers to explore how owls see the world through their binocular vision. (JDaniel4’s Mom)
- Owl Template – Free owl template for preschoolers to color or paint and glue together. (Teachers Pay Teachers)
- Celery Stamped Owl – Use celery and some brown paint to stamp feather patterns onto your owl craft. (Crafty Morning)
- Foam Cup Snowy Owl – Make a winter owl out of white styrofoam cups and feathers. (I Heart Crafty Things)
- Snowy Owl Craft – Create a painting of a snowy owl with some process art by stamping and rubbing paint with a loofah. (Fantastic Fun and Learning)
- Owl Shape Matching – Practice shape recognition as preschoolers match the shape on the owl to the same shape on the tree. (Welcome to Mommyhood)
- Owl S’mores – For a fun dessert, create these owl faces out of graham crackers and marshmallows. (Life with the Depews)
- Torn Paper Owl – Practice fine motor skills by tearing and gluing brown paper to create the body of an owl, and use some cupcake liners for big eyes. (JDaniel4’s Mom)
- Color by Number Owl – For a quiet time activity, kids can fill in this color-by-number free printable owl sheet. (Making Learning Fun)
- Learning Colors with Owls – Draw a line from the owl to the den that matches in color to practice color recognition. (Mama Smiles)
- Printable Owl Alphabet Game – Place these little owls in the tree by matching the letters on their stomach to the correct spots on the branches. (The Educators’ Spin On It)
- Envelope Owl Craft – Use envelopes to make these adorable owl hand puppets for preschoolers. (I Heart Crafty Things)
- Recycled CD Owl – To recycle some old materials, create these fun owls out of old CD’s along with paint and feathers. (I Heart Crafty Things)
Don’t forget to download your free digital owl color matching printables:
Owl Circle Time Activity
Come see how I used our free colored owls printable during circle time: