My Favorite Pet Animal Crafts for Kids Hygiene Lesson Worksheets (4-6 Year Olds)

Personal hygiene is an important lesson that we should teach kids. Teach it using a fun way with the help of fun activities. This activity will teach kids about hygiene by taking care of pets. Check out the step-by-step instructions to my favorite pet animal crafts for kids.

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My Favorite Pet Animal Crafts for Kids Hygiene Lesson Worksheets (4-6 Year Olds)

We are often looking to teach our boys and girls hygiene and personal care habits that promote the strengthening of their self-esteem. We must also teach love, respect, and care for other people, animals, and the environment.

The role of the family in the emotional development of children is essential. Depending on the bond generated with their family environment, they will develop confidence in themselves and in others, self-esteem, affection, communication, conflict resolution, and the establishment of effective relationships with other people throughout their lives.

Do you think that a pet can contribute to the emotional development of our boys and girls? Children with pets have a greater capacity to experience empathy and compassion for others.

Additionally, they handle a higher degree of responsibility since it forces them to worry about their interests and be aware of the needs of others and the hygiene instructions that require keeping a pet at home.

Delegating functions to boys and girls, and more when we are talking about caring for a pet, allows them to develop an awareness of the importance of good hygiene.

That way, the transmission of diseases can be avoided by using hand washing and creating a healthy environment for the pet’s habitat.

My favorite pet animal crafts for kids to teach kids about personal hygiene.



Topic: Taking care of an animal

Kids Art Projects

Age: 4 to 6 years

The objective of the activity: With this animal craft activity, we will teach children the care and hygiene they should have with pets.

Difficulty level: This animal craft activity is designed for children to follow the instructions given and do it independently.


  • Socio-affective skills
  • Fine motor skills
  • Color recognition
  • Follow-up of instructions
  • Communication skills


Materials for My Favorite Pet Puppet Animal Craft Activity
  • Colored foam
  • Black marker
  • Wooden sticks
  • Liquid clear glue
  • Scissors
  • A round bowl or other round objects for tracing


Step 1:

We start by putting the bowl or round object upside down and tracing a circle onto the foam. You can draw your favorite pet. In this case, we are drawing a chicken with each of its parts.

tracing a circle onto the foam

Step 2:

Cut out your pet’s body with all the parts, then, using clear liquid glue, paste each part. (under adult supervision)

Cut out your pet's body

Step 3:

With the marker, make the smallest parts of your pet puppet that are difficult to make with foam.

make the smallest parts of your pet with the marker. animal crafts activity

Step 4:

Finally, glue a wooden stick on the back of your finished puppet. When the puppet is finished, the parent can begin to talk about handwashing before and after touching a pet and the importance of keeping the place where it will stay or live clean.

glue a wooden stick on the back of your finished puppet


My Favorite Pet Puppet Animal Crafts Activity


After their fun animal crafts activities give kids new worksheets. Click the link to download and print.

My favorite pet free printable worksheets for preschoolers

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This animal crafts activity can be developed with younger children. If they cannot cut with scissors, they can use a paper bag and, with paint or colored markers, draw their pet or favorite animal’s face.


In this animal crafts video, you will find the step by step of how to make a puppet “MY FAVORITE PET.”

This animal craft activity is focused on teaching children the importance of caring, respecting, and having good hygiene habits with animals and nature.

The children will develop socio-affective skills, fine motor skills, communication skills, color recognition, and following directions during the activity.

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Easy and fun animal crafts for kids. My favorite pet activity to teach kids about personal hygiene.
Teach kids about personal hygiene by taking care of pets in this animal crafts activity