Preschool Jungle Crafts

Last Updated on May 25, 2023 by ellen

Check out these fun jungle animals activities and new adventures for preschoolers! Jungles can be so much fun! So, whether your child loves chattering monkeys, slithering snakes, or trumpeting elephants, keep reading for a few fun ideas!

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Jungle Animals Activities and Adventures for Preschoolers

Jungle Animals Activities

There are a lot of fun jungle animals activities that your child can enjoy if they are fascinated by snakes, elephants, monkeys, and apes. One of the easiest things that you can do is provide them with miniature jungle animals to play with.

You can use plastic animals or wooden animals if you prefer. Or, if your child is younger, why not give them a soft plush animal to sleep with. There are a lot of jungle animals for preschoolers to encourage creative play.

monkey in the jungle

What are the jungle animals?

If you’re wondering what animals live in a jungle, you may find snakes, monkeys, tigers, macaws, parrots, gorillas, jaguars, and lots more. Of course, there are jungles on several continents, so different animals live in other places.

You could incorporate these cute plastic figures into some of the jungle animals activities you do. Why not try pressing your plastic animals into modeling clay and talking about the imprints that they leave behind.

So, this is great for little fingers to help with fine motor skills. Plus, jungle animals activities are loads of fun.

kiwi smoothie in a glass

What types of food can you find in the jungle?

If you want to make a fun snack for the kids to enjoy that has a few traditional jungle foods, why not try bananas, coconut, mangoes, kiwis and avocado.

Why not try chocolate dipped bananas sprinkled in shredded coconut. Or, make a yummy avocado dip or avocado pineapple smoothie.

So, there are lots of healthy ideas for jungle foods. Why not make a kiwi shake as one of the jungle animals activities you do? Finally, did you know that sugar gliders and monkeys love to eat kiwi fruit?

Jungle Animals Activities and Adventures for Preschoolers

So, if you’re looking for preschool jungle crafts, check out this adorable craft you can make while you watch the brand new PAW Patrol Jungle Rescues on DVD!

There are lots of cute jungle animals activities but this one is simple enough for a preschooler to do.

And, you can make this craft from materials that you probably already have on hand already because it’s that easy.

PAW Patrol Jungle Rescues

Introducing PAW Patrol: Jungle Rescues, Chase, Marshall, Rubble and the rest of the PAW Patrol journey deep into the jungle to help all sorts of animals and friends.

PAW Patrol fans can follow the brave pack of pups on seven action-packed adventures as they save an elephant that’s trapped on a jungle gym, rescue Mayor Humdinger after he gets turned into a baby, solve the mystery of the Monkey Queen and more.

This sounds like the perfect movie to watch while doing fun jungle animals activities like this one.

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So, episodes include:

  • 1. Pups’ Jungle Trouble
  • 2. Tracker Joins the Pups!
  • 3. Pups Save Monkey-Dinger
  • 4. Pups Save Big Hairy
  • 5. Pups Save Baby Humdinger
  • 6. Pups Save Big Paw
  • 7. Pups Save an Upset Elephant

This is such a cute collection of PAW Patrol episodes that any fan will want to have it in their collection. And, PAW Patrol is about more than the cute pups. It helps teach social skills which can be a challenge for younger kids to grasp. So, since the episodes are all jungle-themed, it’s perfect to watch while doing a few jungle animals activities!

This is also a great time to talk to your child about jungles and rainforests and the importance of making good decisions to protect our jungle animals. Don’t get too deep if your child is still young. But, it’s never too early to learn to care about the animals that live on our planet and save the rainforest.

So, you can pick up a copy of this adorable DVD on Amazon to watch while you’re doing your favorite jungle animals activities.

Or, you may want to check out PAW Patrol Sea Patrol on DVD. Check out all of the fun games and videos for your child on the PAW Patrol site.

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Paper bag monkey – jungle animals activities

So, you will need just a few simple supplies for this paper bag monkey. Finally, you’ll want to pick up a big ream of construction paper to have on hand.

  • Brown construction paper
  • White construction paper
  • Plastic eyes
  • Brown paper bags
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Black marker 

You may also enjoy Adventure Time The Enchiridion.

If you’re looking for more jungle animal art for toddlers, Pinterest has a great selection. You can also find forest animals if you have a forest animal theme.

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Paper Bag Monkey Craft

Jungle Animals Activities and Adventures for Preschoolers

If you're looking for fun jungle animals activities for your preschooler, why make this adorable paper bag monkey craft!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Difficulty easy
Estimated Cost $3


  • Brown construction paper
  • White construction paper
  • Plastic eyes
  • Brown paper bags
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Black marker


  • scissors


  1. Cut an oval shape out of white construction paper. step one cutting out parts
  2. Cut a monkey face shape out of brown construction paper and glue on top of the white oval. step 1a
  3. Cut two semi-circles out of brown construction paper. step 2 assembling the monkey face
  4. Glue to the back of the white oval in the place of ears. step 3 glue on the ears
  5. Glue a pair of plastic eyes on the monkey face. Using a black marker, draw a nose and mouth on the face.add the eyes and make the face
  6. Open one brown paper bag and fill with crumpled up bags or pieces of scrap paper. Fold the top over and secure with glue or tape.fill the bag to stuff it
  7. Glue the monkey face to the top of the paper bag.attach the face to the bag
  8. Make arms and legs by cutting strips of brown construction paper. cut out the strips
  9. Form a ring with one strip of paper, securing the ends together with glue. Link another strip onto the first ring by pulling the strip through the center of the ring and securing the ends with glue. Link three strips of paper together to create two arms and two legs.make the rings
  10. Secure the arms and legs to the paper bag with glue.Jungle Animals Activities and Adventures for Preschoolers

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