Happy World Elephant Day on August 12! It's tusks up and trunks waving for elephants, or, as Winnie-the-Pooh would say, heffalumps! Children, do you want free printable elephant crafts and activities? Would you like to print coloring pages of elephants (of course you would!) Well, ask mom and dad to print these so you can celebrate Happy Heffalump Day!
A famous elephant is Babar, and there are free printable Babar coloring pages from Educational Coloring Pages. Looking for children's literature about elephants? Read the Babar books, by Jean de Bruhoff. He introduced Babar to French children 1931 and was so loved the stories were translated. Laurent de Brunhoff continued his father's book series after Jean passed away. Get to know Babar then visit Hello Kids for even more free printable Babar coloring pages
DL-TK is a super awesome educational website for preschool to elementary age kids. Here's a heap of free printable elephant crafts. Print coloring pages of elephants, elephant masks, puzzles, games, puppets and zoo activities. Kids will love elephant themed songs, poems, books and stories. For a safari of elephant printables, coloring pages, puzzles and games, go to Coloring.ws. There are elephant connect-the-dot learning games to count to 10 and practice the alphabet.
First-School is another good education website. There are free printable elephant lesson plans to practice reading, letters, numbers and math. There are stories about elephants, puzzles and simple science lessons. Pinterest has free printable and DIY elephant crafts to make at home. Look for toilet paper tube elephant crafts and paper plate elephant masks. Kids will adore the elephant mask with the party blowout nose! Activity Village has lots of awesome elephant crafts to print as well.