DLTK's Crafts for Kids
Train CraftEasy Train Paper Craft

Contributed by Leanne Guenther

The "Down By the Station" song is fun to do along with the craft.

This request came in from "Amy" who was looking for a train craft for preschoolers.  I have two daughters so don't get too many train requests myself.  Amy on the other hand has a son...  I wonder if he had one of those little conductor's hats as a baby.  Anyways, I put this little train together for her  son...  I hope he likes it!

CLICK here to see a larger photo of the train, (coloured with markers).  Close the photo window when done viewing to return to this page.



Note from a viewer:
"I just printed the easy train craft, and had some feedback to make the activity more educationally accurate. (I used to teach at the Virginia Museum of Transportation, where our primary focus was on teaching kids about trains.) The caboose does not always have to be the last car, though this is common.  Today, you will see very few cabooses in operation.  The car on template 2 is actually at tender for the steam engine in template one, and should therefore only be filled with coal.  This is not a freight car.  Loved the templates and plan on using them this week, but thought this might help."
Thanks to Stacy for sharing this with us!


Template 1     (color)   or   (B&W)

Template 2     (color)   or   (B&W)



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