Making an ‘H is for hippo craft’ is a fun way to introduce a new letter. This Letter H Craft is one of our favorite letter H activities for preschoolers because the word hippo starts with H and the letter craft is shaped like the letter H. This letter H preschool craft works well at home or in the preschool classroom. Be sure to grab your printable letter H template as well!

Letter H Craft- finished H is for Hippo craft for preschoolers- the hippo is created from the shape of a letter h decorated with pom poms, construction paper, and googly eyes- kids activities blog
Let’s make an H is for Hippo Craft!

Easy Letter H Craft

Preschoolers can either draw the letter H shape themselves or use our letter H template. Our favorite part of this letter craft is attaching the pom poms and paper to make an hippo!

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This is what you will need to make a preschool hippo craft!

Supplies needed For Letter H Craft

Watch How To Make Preschool H is for Hippo Craft

Instructions For Letter H Craft: Hippo

Step 1 – Create the Letter H Shape

Trace and cut out letter H or download, print and cut out this letter H template:

Step 2 – Give Craft a Canvas Foundation

Glue the letter H onto the piece of construction paper of a contrasting color.

Step 3 – Add the Hippo Details to the Letter H

  1. For the hippo head: Cut out the hippo head, teeth, and mouth. Glue the mouth in the middle of the letter H, then the teeth to the sides of the mouth, then glue the purple head on the letter H.
  2. For the hippo eyes: Glue on the googly eyes.
  3. For the hippo nose: Glue on pom poms for the nose.
Letter H Craft- Finished H is for hippo preschool letter h craft on white background - kids activities blog
I love how our H is for Hippo craft turned out!

Finished H Is For Hippo Craft

Your hippo letter H craft is done!  

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  1. How precious! I LOVE this letter H craft! I feel like most letter h crafts focus on making houses or something super simple, but I love the hippo.