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16 Springtime Crafts

Welcome spring into your home

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These super-simple, seasonal crafts teach kids fine motor skills and shapes, as well as open a discussion about the weather and nature in springtime.
Welcome spring into your home with these super-simple, seasonal crafts that teach kids fine motor skills, shapes, and science about the season!
1. Raindrop Toss

Kids stuck indoors on a drizzly spring day? Here’s cute a game they can make in minutes and play for hours!

Kids stuck indoors on a drizzly spring day? Here’s cute a game they can make in minutes and play for hours!

2. Thumbprint Flower Pots

Your kids will love planting seeds in their very own personalized flower pot.

Your kids will love planting seeds in their very own personalized flower pot.

3. Coffee Filter Flowers

Even before your garden has bloomed, your kids can celebrate spring by transforming white coffee filters into bunches of these bright bouquets.

Even before your garden has bloomed, your kids can celebrate spring by transforming white coffee filters into bunches of these bright bouquets.

4. Paper Plate Caterpillar

These cute little critters are easy to make and fun for kids to paint and personalize.

These cute little critters are easy to make and fun for kids to paint and personalize.

5. Colorful Windsocks

Ideal for spring winds, this craft is made with materials you already have at home.

Ideal for spring winds, this craft is made with materials you already have at home.

6. Plastic Spoon Flower

This blossomed flower craft looks just like a tulip!

This blossomed flower craft looks just like a tulip!

7. Caterpillar Pom Pom Craft

Use pom poms to create this cute fuzzy creature and incorporate elements of sensory play into the crafting.

Use pom poms to create this cute fuzzy creature and incorporate elements of sensory play into the crafting.

8. Paper Flower Crowns

Create a whimsical flower headpiece that the kids can wear for pretend play again, and again!

Create a whimsical flower headpiece that the kids can wear for pretend play again, and again!

9. Bird Nest

Recycle bits of paper to build this cute nest and use the opportunity to talk with your kids about how real birds’ nests are made.

Recycle bits of paper to build this cute nest and use the opportunity to talk with your kids about how real birds’ nests are made.

10. Paint Up a Storm

Here’s a fun way for kids to ride out a rainy or gloomy spring day: let your young artists paint up a storm!

Here’s a fun way for kids to ride out a rainy or gloomy spring day: let your young artists paint up a storm!

11. Paper Straw Flowers

Enjoying playtime in the sunshine? The kids can sip on a refreshing drink using these DIY flower straws.

Enjoying playtime in the sunshine? The kids can sip on a refreshing drink using these DIY flower straws.

12. Rain Cloud Paper Craft

Spring is full of showers, so this is the perfect craft to make inside while it’s raining outside! Use this opportunity to ask your kids how they think rain falls.

Spring is full of showers, so this is the perfect craft to make inside while it’s raining outside! Use this opportunity to ask your kids how they think rain falls.

13. Popsicle Stick Baby Chicks

These little feathery chicks make cute keepsakes, since they include your kids’ handprints, too! While crafting the chicks, talk to your kids about the shapes they are building with the popsicle sticks.

These little feathery chicks make cute keepsakes, since they include your kids’ handprints, too! While crafting the chicks, talk to your kids about the shapes they are building with the popsicle sticks.

14. Thumbprint Flower Cards

These festive and cheery handmade cards are perfect to mail to Grandma or give to a favorite teacher.

These festive and cheery handmade cards are perfect to mail to Grandma or give to a favorite teacher.

15. Paper Plate Flowers

This simple flower craft is perfect for the little ones that are still learning scissor skills.

This simple flower craft is perfect for the little ones that are still learning scissor skills.

16. Spring Chicks

Recycle empty egg cartons to create these adorable baby chicks. Chirp, chirp!

Recycle empty egg cartons to create these adorable baby chicks. Chirp, chirp!

Which of the following will you and your kids do to welcome spring’s arrival? Choose one answer.

Parents Talk Back
Which of the following will you and your kids do to welcome spring’s arrival? Choose one answer.
Landscape with flowers.
31% (15 votes)
Plant a vegetable garden.
27% (13 votes)
Set aside time for cleaning out the garage and doing yard work.
14% (7 votes)
Add a bird and/or wildlife feeder in our backyard.
20% (10 votes)
Something else.
8% (4 votes)
Total votes: 49