Whether it’s back-to-school season or you have a little one who thinks school buses are incredibly cool, this free printable and bus craft is for you!
This school bus template can be used to mark the start of a new school year, as a name tag, decoration, or as part of a cute teacher’s gift.
Below, you will find a PDF file you can download to print. We’ve included a bus outline, the detail pieces to design the bus, and smaller versions as well. These can also be used as a bus coloring page or as a paint project.
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Using This School Bus Template:
This template is for personal and educational use only. Feel free to use it at home or in your classroom. It is not intended for commercial use. If you use our template, please link back to this page.
School Bus Printable:
Using a school bus printable is a fun way to teach children of all ages about buses. If you’re using it with a toddler, it’s the perfect craft for the wheels on the bus song.
As a preschool or kindergarten craft, they can do more of the cutting and coloring with you. You can also print out multiple pages of the parts of the bus and use it as an opportunity to learn about how cars work.
School Bus Craft:
Ready to make your cutout school bus? Follow these steps!
Steps to Assembling Your School Bus:
- Print out your template(s).
- Cut out the school bus and trace it onto yellow paper.
- Next, trace any of the individual pieces you want to glue on (like wheels or windows).
- As an alternative, you can trace one outline on yellow paper and use paint or markers to add the details.
More Ideas to Try:
- Use this template as a school bus coloring page.
- Print out and use the paper as a painting game or guide.
- Use the small bus sheet as name tags or to mark desks or cubbies.
- Use a small bus attached to an envelope to enclose a gift of appreciation for your child’s teacher or bus driver.
School Bus Template #1:
This template includes individual pieces of the school bus.
School Bus Template #2:
This template includes five school buses.