Spring Crafts For Kids

Spring is the perfect time for some fun crafts for kids. Not only are these fun to make, but they’ll keep your kids occupied and out of trouble for a long time. Additionally, these crafts can be educational too. Kids can learn basic math skills like shapes, counting, measuring etc while they craft. So, ready for some spring crafts for kids? To help you get started, we’ve put together a list of fun spring crafts for kids.

Fun Spring Crafts Activities for Kids

Crafting is one of the best art activities for kids. They are a great way to enhance the child’s imagination and creativity. Here is a list of some spring crafts for kids that your child will love.

List Of DIY Spring Crafts for Kids 

  1. Origami Dog
  2. Origami is one of the best spring crafts for kids. This paper craft is inexpensive and super fun too. Additionally, it’s a great way to enhance the child’s fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Learn how to make an origami dog with this video.

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  3. Pebble Lady Bird
  4. This is one of the easiest spring crafts for kids and it makes a great addition to an indoor plant or desk. 

    Things you’ll need:

    • Flat, round stones (Washed And Dried)
    • Googly eyes
    • Red and black paint
    • Paintbrushes
    • Scissors
    • Mod Podge – Dishwasher safe sealer

    Instructions

    • First paint the stones red and allow it to dry.
    • Then, paint black dots on the stone to make the ladybird’s body.
    • Paint a slightly large back circle in the front to make the ladybird’s face. Allow the paint to dry.
    • Once the paint is dry, paint the ladybird using Mod Podge dishwasher safe sealer. Before it dries, stick two googly eyes in front to finish the ladybird.
  5. Egg Carton Flowers
  6. Spring brings with it warm, sunny days and beautiful flowers. So, celebrate the season by making some handcrafted egg carton flowers.

    Things you’ll need:

    • Acrylic Paint
    • Egg Carton (not foam)
    • Craft knife
    • Pom Pom
    • Paint Brush
    • Paper straw
    • Glue

    Instructions

    • Use a craft knife to cut four boxes out of the egg carton. Cut around the edges so that it presents a rounder frame for the flower petals.
    • Use acrylic paints to paint the flowers and allow them to dry.
    • Now you add a stem. To add the stem, glue a paper straw beneath the egg carton flower. 
    • Next, pick a colored pom pom and glue it to the center of the flower.
  7. Cherry Blossom Handprint Tree
  8. One of the most beautiful parts of spring is the cherry blossom. So, recreate the beautiful cherry tree with blossom by making a cherry blossom handprint tree. This is one of the most fun spring crafts for kids.

    Things you’ll need:

    • White cardstock paper
    • Pink, Red and Brown Paint
    • Tray
    • Bowls
    • Old newspapers

    Instructions

    • Place the sheet of cardstock paper on a flat surface. You might want to line the area with old newspapers to make cleaning up easier.
    • Place the pink and red paints in two bowls and pour the brown paint into the tray.
    • Ask your child to place their arm, palm down on the brown paint in the tray.
    • Then place it on the cardstock paper. This makes the cherry tree’s trunk and branches.
    • Before the next step, ask your child to wash their hands clean. Then ask them to dip their fingers in pink and red paint and press their fingerprints above the branches of the cherry tree. These are your cherry blossoms.
    • Repeat until the tree is covered with fingerprint cherry blossoms.
  9. Butterfly Craft
  10. Spring is a time of sunshine, bright flowers, bees and butterflies. This paper doily butterfly craft is one of the best spring crafts for kids.

    Things you’ll need:

    • 3-4 paper doilies
    • Watercolors
    • White pipe cleaner
    • Clothespin
    • Glue
    • Craft gem
    • Paintbrush

    Instructions

    • Gently paint the paper doilies with the watercolors and allow them to dry.
    • Paint the clothespin too and allow it to dry.
    • Once the clothespin is dry, glue a craft gem on top. 
    • Then cut the pipe cleaner in half. Twirl one end of each half and glue the straight end on each side of the clothespin to make the butterfly’s antenna.
    • Once the paper doilies are dry, fold them in half and then fold them in half again. Make the folds slightly below the halfway point so that the edges can be seen well.
    • Put some glue on the pointy end of a folded doily. Now place the pointed end of another doily on top with the ends facing the opposite direction. Press to ensure that the doilies are glued together, these are the wings.
    • Add some glue in between the wings and stick the clothespin on top. Your paper doily butterfly is ready!
  11. Flower Crown
  12. This is one of the most fun spring crafts for kids to make and play with.

    Things you’ll need:

    • Construction paper
    • A glue stick, tape
    • Scissors
    • A pencil

    Instructions

    • Begin by cutting two long lengths of green fabric paper for the crown’s headband. Ensure that both pieces are of the same length and width.
    • Next, it is time to create the flowers. Cut 2 inch squares from different colored fabric paper. Wrap each square into fourths. Draw an easy flower petal shape and cut. 
    • When you open the paper, you’ll have a simple four-petalled flower. Repeat with other colors to make more flowers and also cut out leaves from green fabric paper.
    • Finally, glue the flowers and leaves onto the green headband and fasten the crown around your child’s head. 
  13. Flower Cards
  14. Flowers are beautiful things that cheer up people and fill them with positivity. Spring is the perfect time to send cards with handmade flowers to your friends and family. 

    Things you’ll need:

    • Cardstock paper
    • Crepe papers
    • Color pens
    • Scissors
    • Glue 
    • Colorful buttons

    Instructions

    • Cut a large rectangle from the cardstock paper and fold it to make a card. 
    • Take a crepe paper and make a small vase out of it. 
    • Glue it in front of the card in such a way that there is hollow space in between. 
    • Now, make tiny flowers using crepe paper. 
    • Add a stick below each flower covered with colored paper. 
    • Now, tie all the flowers together with a small string and place it inside the vase on the card.
    • Your 3D flower card is ready to be given to family and friends.
  15. Yarn Rainbow Card
  16. Little kids love rainbows, so help them make one of their own. This is one of the best spring crafts for kids who love rainbows.

    Things you’ll need:

    • Cardstock paper
    • Cotton balls
    • Colorful crepe paper
    • Green felt paper
    • Red, yellow, orange, blue, purple, violet and green colored yarn
    • Glue
    • Scissors

    Instructions

    • Cut a large rectangle from the cardstock paper and fold it to make a card.
    • Glue green felt paper at the bottom of the card to show grass.
    • Make crepe paper flowers and paste them over the green felt paper layer.
    • Cut 3 10 inch lengths from all 7 colors of yarn. Make a braid with each color.
    • Glue the braided rainbow on the card. Glue cotton balls on either end of the rainbow to show clouds.
    • Your spring-themed rainbow card is ready!

For more activities, games and worksheets that make learning fun, check our kids learning section.

Frequently Asked Questions on Spring Crafts For Kids

What are some of the spring crafts for kids?

Some of the spring crafts for kids are pebble lady bird, egg cartons and flowers, cherry blossom handprint tree and flowers, cloud and sunshine, flower crowns, flower cards, rainbows and trees, etc.

What are the benefits of spring crafts for kids?

The benefits of spring crafts for kids are that they develop their fine and gross motor skills, creative thinking skills, critical thinking abilities, problem solving, decision making, etc.