This free printable build an excavator project is a super fun activity to entertain your kids at home on a rainy day, during a play date or even in the classroom. All you need to complete this craft is the free template, some art supplies such as markers or crayons, scissors and glue. Afterwords, they will have finished a work of art worthy of hanging on the fridge!
If you’ve been following me for a while you might now that I am on a huge “build your own” printable kick. I occasionally use my kids as testers for the projects I create and they keep asking for more of these projects. So I have built up a lengthy list of ideas and am knocking them off one by one!
Excavators have been a HUGE hit in my house recently so of course, by popular demand, that was the next project on my to do list. Today, I am excited to share with you this fun free printable build an excavator craft.
There are plenty of benefits to working on this type of activity and the best part is that both of my kids can have fun with it even though they different ages and at very different skill levels at the moment.
Supplies needed to complete the build an excavator craft:
- White printer paper
- Free printable pdf coloring page (located at the bottom of this post)
- Markers, crayons or colored pencils
- Colored construction paper
- Glue (I prefer glue sticks but regular school glue will absolutely work fine as well.
First, print out the excavator coloring page template that is available to download from the bottom of this post. Next, color in the parts of the excavator using crayons, markers or colored pencils. Cut out all of the pieces and then glue them together in the correct spots. There is a small picture of what the final image should look like for reference.
You can then glue them to colored construction paper to make for a fun background.
Free Printable Build an Excavator Craft
This craft was designed to be printed onto a standard 8.5×11 inch piece of white printer paper or cardstock. One excavator project will print per page. Please feel free to download and print as many copies of the craft as you would like. However, please do not edit or distribute the files in any way. This printable was created for personal or classroom use only.
If you enjoyed this project, you might also like to check out some of our other fun free printable “make your own” crafts below:
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- Free Printable Build a Flower Craft
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- Free Printable Build a Bunny Craft
- Free Printable Build your own Ice Cream Craft
- Free Printable Build your own Snowman Craft
Download the build an excavator craft.