Are you ready for spring? It’s the perfect time to haul out the craft supplies and let your kids be creative. In case you need some inspiration, check out these six spring crafts that are perfect for your little ones, big kids, and everyone in between.
Pom pom watering can
Whether you grow an outdoor garden or just manage to keep a few houseplants alive, your kids can decorate a watering can with pom poms for some extra pizzaz.
You may have to manage the hot glue gun for your younger kids, but all it takes is some glue, a watering can, and pom poms in assorted colors and sizes.
This would even make a cute and thoughtful gift for grandma!
Keep this project economical by finding an inexpensive watering can at a thrift store or dollar store.
Pom Pom Bunnies
Speaking of pom poms, why not show this Pom Pom Bunnies project to your older kids and see how they do at creating these adorable fluffy creatures!
This project is ideal for ages 8-16. Other than a few other simple supplies, this project just requires a supply of chunky yarn so you can create your own pom poms for the bunnies’ bodies.
Once your kids learn the technique for crafting their own pom poms, they’ll be able to make all sort of furry creatures!
Your younger kids will appreciate creating a Hopping Grasshopper to prepare for spring. You can tie this in to your science studies and learn about the parts of a grasshopper with this DIY model your kids will make.
All it takes is a recycled egg carton, some paint, construction paper or craft foam, a bouncy ball, and pins. The bouncy ball is the secret ingredient that will help this grasshopper to actually bounce! How fun!
The Hopping Grasshopper project is the perfect activity to take to a homeschool co-op group class. The materials required are very inexpensive, and the kids can learn biology while also crafting. Make sure you have a hard floor without a rug to have a contest to see whose grasshopper hops the highest!
Recycled crayon suncatchers
If you’re like most homeschool families, you are overloaded with old, broken crayons. And maybe you hate to just throw them away in the trash. Well, if you’ve been saving all those broken pieces, you’re in luck! This spring craft will be the perfect way to use them up.
Using melted crayon shavings and wax paper, your kids can create masterpiece suncatchers. They are only limited by their imagination.
Once spring is on the way, you can take the kids out for a walk and gather supplies for this next DIY craft. All you need are sticks and string. It’s a simple project to create a stick basket. And it’s perfect for your kids ages 7-9.
Creating a stick basket will keep your kids busy for a while and allow them to practice their knots! In the end, you’ll have a versatile and natural home décor piece.
Spring Garden Collage
Finally, clean out all your fabric, felt, and button stashes to make this last craft. It’s perfect for decluttering and giving your children some open-ended crafting supplies.
Basically, use whatever you have on hand and allow your kids to create a spring garden collage. Create flowers out of fabric. Insects can be make of buttons. Colored felt can become grass. It’s up to your own imagination!
Additional Spring Resources
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