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27 Kids Crafts for Spring

Brighten up the day with these fun spring crafts for kids. They are adorable and easy for children of all ages to make at home or school.

The best part is keeping them busy while encouraging their creativity. If you are a homeschooling parent, you might even be able to work these easily into a teaching moment.

In this curated list, you will find a variety of crafts that allow kids to explore the vibrant themes of spring. From crafting colorful insects and bugs to creating beautiful flowers, chirping birds, and cute bunnies, it’s the perfect way to introduce them to the season’s wonders while engaging their imaginations and fine motor skills.

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Top Kids Crafts for Spring

These craft ideas for kids are perfect to make at home or during art center time at school. What’s not to love about that?

You can make a day of it and create fun crafts with your kids. This list of spring craft ideas includes projects for the younger toddler and preschool crowd and fun items for your grade school-aged kids to enjoy creating.

I love getting the kids involved in artistic activities. I want them to feel confident about their abilities, and starting early with simple crafts like these is a great way to do that. From color theory to fine motor skills, arts and crafts provide many educational and developmental benefits.

Spring craft projects offer an excellent solution to entertain children during school vacations. Engage them with a diverse range of spring break activities.

It’s also a great way to give them a fun outdoor project to work on while you plant flowers, get some sun, sip homemade lemonade, and spend quality time with your kids.

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Spring Craft Supplies

I love that many of these spring crafts are so easy to make with items you already have. I always keep things like washable paints, glue, craft popsicle sticks, construction paper, and similar stuff on hand. Many of these crafts take a bit of imagination alongside the simple supplies.

Do your kids love making Spring crafts like these, but you worry about the mess they will make? There are simple ways to enjoy crafting with kids with minimal mess.

Don’t hesitate to grab old t-shirts to cover their clothing and put newspaper or butcher paper beneath them to protect your tables and floor. I like using silicone craft mats and activity trays. They make cleanup a lot easier while allowing kids to express their creativity.

Fun Spring Learning Themes for Kids

Spring is an exceptional time to immerse kids in a world of learning, surrounded by the season’s natural vibrancy.

It offers a unique opportunity to teach them about the kaleidoscope of colors they see around them, not just in the environment but through engaging activities like our rainbow crafts for preschoolers.

They can learn flower names and the fascinating plant growth process by delving into floriculture. The season also opens up discussions on various bugs and insects, including an in-depth exploration of life stages with our butterfly life cycle craft, deepening their understanding of nature’s cycles.

Spring’s unpredictable weather patterns serve as the perfect backdrop to discuss subjects such as rain, the formation of rainbows, and the significance of rain in nurturing the earth, complemented by our rainy day activities for kids.

This season also invites conversations about baby animals, providing a holistic learning experience that encapsulates the essence of spring.

Books About Spring for Kids

Pairing craft projects with spring-themed books can greatly enhance kids’ learning experience. Reading stories aloud about the changing seasons, the budding flowers, and the newborn animals not only captivates their imagination but also deepens their understanding of the world around them.

Incorporating books into spring lessons alongside crafts allows children to connect the dots between what they see, do, and read, making each activity a comprehensive learning moment. It’s a delightful way to bring stories to life and encourage a love for reading while engaging in fun and creative projects.

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More Spring Activities for Kids

In addition to the vibrant crafts and educational themes previously discussed, spring provides an excellent canvas for integrating thematic science and math activities into your child’s learning repertoire.

Imagine engaging them with experiments exploring how plants absorb water or constructing a simple rain gauge to measure precipitation—activities that entertain and educate.

Weave math into these themes by counting and categorizing different types of flowers and bugs and even measuring ingredients for a spring-themed recipe.

The endless possibilities offer fun and educational value, making the most of this season’s teaching moments.

Spring Crafts for Kids

Ready to ignite your child's springtime with endless creativity. Springtime is the perfect opportunity to engage children in a colorful palette of crafts that not only celebrate the renewal of nature, but also nurture their fine motor skills and imagination.

From making blooming flowers to breathing life into colorful butterflies, these activities are designed to foster a love for the arts while teaching kids about the beauty and cycles of the season.

This curated collection of springtime crafts presents a beautiful opportunity for children to immerse themselves in the season’s natural beauty and learn through hands-on experiences.

From exploring vibrant themes in art projects to integrating educational content in fun activities, each craft offers a chance to celebrate spring while enhancing creativity, learning, and family bonding.

Engaging in these crafts promises fun-filled afternoons and instills in young learners a deeper appreciation for the season and its wonders.

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Friday 12th of May 2017

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Monday 20th of February 2017

There are some fun looking projects, thanks for sharing this list! #HomeMattersParty

Darcy Zalewski

Monday 20th of February 2017

Thanks, Emily! I can't help but start thinking about spring now. :)


Friday 17th of February 2017

Thank you for sharing. Posting this link on my facebook page. Naush

Darcy Zalewski

Saturday 18th of February 2017

Thank you, Naush!