Spring is here and we couldn’t be happier! We’ve rounded up a few different spring themed crafts we think you’ll really enjoy creating with your little one. While crafting with your child can seem stressful, overwhelming, or too hard, remember to keep it simple! Crafting with your child helps them work on their fine motor skills. So even if the craft doesn’t turn out to be a masterpiece, remind yourself that you were able to spend quality time with your child while also helping them work on their motor skills!
Tree Nature Craft
While this is a fun craft, this is not to encourage your children to go in your garden or your neighbor’s garden and pull up flowers. Children should be hands-on in nature, but also, be respectful. If you’re concerned that your children will pull up flowers that aren’t meant to be pulled, go around the garden with them. This can also mean you’re making sure they aren’t touching anything with thorns or something dangerous to them.
Supplies: leaves, flowers, paper, adhesive
Paper Plate Veggie Garden
This craft is a fun way to talk about vegetables that grow in the garden. Not only is this a cute craft, but it also helps your little one develop motor skills. Not to mention sparking a discussion about healthy foods and taking care of your body.
Supplies: yarn, hole punch, paper plate, colored paper, scissors, adhesive
Toilet Paper Roll Flowers
These cute little flowers will never wilt! This simple craft will allow your little one to use their imagination as they make the shape and pick the color of the flowers they make. The design of this craft makes it a fun game once the craft is complete. Your child can “pick” the flowers again and again!
supplies: toilet paper roll, green paint, colored paper, adhesive, pom poms
This butterfly craft is so cute! There are so many different ways for your child to make this butterfly uniquely their own! When complete this craft can be used as a puppet by holding the popsicle stick. This craft is a fun way to remember the size of your child’s hands at the time of making it!
supplies: colored paper, pipe cleaner, popsicle stick, pom poms, eyes, scissors, pencil, markers, adhesive
Paper Plate Rainbow
Thinking of a fun way to welcome spring? Look no further! This fun rainbow craft will leave your kids happy and you stress free! This craft is simple and easy to create in a short amount of time.
supplies: paper plate, colored paper, cotton balls, adhesive, scissors
Nothing says spring more than baby animals! These handprint buies are so easy to make! This craft is fun for all ages of children, while being simple enough that an independent child can complete this with little help.
supplies: colored paper, scissors, pen, markers
We hope some of these ideas will help you create some little messy moments with your families! Happy Spring!