It’s fun to introduce your kids to the year’s different seasons. Easy crafts for kids encourage children to use their imaginations. They also help them develop their fine motor skills. Welcome in spring with these 10 lively spring flower crafts for kids of all ages.
Daffodils are a sure sign that spring is on the way. Spring-time craft daffodils require a few basic supplies that you probably already have. Collect paper plates, glue, scissors and straws. You’ll also need cupcake liners in yellow and orange. If your cupcake liners are on the thin side, then glue two of them together.
2. Heart Bouquet
A heart bouquet handmade by your child is bound to be one of those crafts that you keep. For this one, gather materials like card stock, tissue paper, pipe cleaners, glitter and buttons. If your kids are small, then you may want to cut the hearts out and let your children decorate them. Premium cardstock paper is available from Scrapbook.
3. Felt Flowers
Spring crafts for kids include felt flower spring bouquets. For this type of bouquet, you’ll need different colors of felt, glue, wooden skewers and green ribbon. Felt flowers look cute in a vase, and they’re durable enough to last through several spring seasons.
4. Handprint Flowers
Handprint flowers are especially precious. Not only do your child’s handprints make a beloved spring-time bouquet, but these flowers will also be a reminder of how small your child’s hands were someday. To make them, collect scissors, a flower pot, straws, tissue paper and card stock.
5. Paper Straw Tulips
Like daffodils, tulips are a spring flower, so it only makes sense to include a paper version as a spring craft for kids. This project requires green paper straws, construction paper, a tulip flower pattern, hole punch and scissors. You can purchase these product from Michael’s. Paper straw tulips are a fun and easy project that you can complete during a lazy Sunday afternoon.
6. Q-Tip Daisies
Cotton swabs have many uses including becoming the petals of Q-tip daisies. This fun spring flower project requires a handful of cotton swabs, yellow play dough and green pipe cleaners. Sliding the cotton swabs into the play dough to form petals is sure to keep your kids happily entertained while you’ll get to enjoy the end result.
7. Egg Carton Flowers
Egg carton flowers will help your little artist find his or her creativity. For this project, gather egg cartons, straws, paint, glue and paint brushes. Cutting the egg cartons into sections of four gives them a flower look. After completing this step, hand them over to your child to paint.
8. Pasta Sunflowers
Pasta sunflowers may not last as long as some of the other crafts for kids but making them will keep your kiddos busy for a few hours, and you’ll have something cute to put up on the fridge. To make them, you’ll need rotini noodles, brown and yellow paint, glue and pipe cleaners.
9. Paper Plate Flowers
If you have smaller children, encourage them to make paper plate flowers. They can form petals from strips of paper and add color with paint. This is an affordable project, one that will help your kids with their fine motor skills.
10. Paper Flower Bouquet
Creativity is bound to take over when you set your kids up for making paper flower bouquets. To make this project, assemble construction paper, popsicle sticks, ribbon, scissors, duct tape and glue. This is the kind of bouquet that you’ll want decorating the center of your dining room table.
Spring-time kids crafts came from Kids Craft Room, Happiness is Homemade, Housing a Forest, I Heart Crafty Things, The Pininterested Parent ,Arty Crafty Kids, I Heart Arts N Crafts, Crafty Morning, Toddler Approved and Kids Activities Blog.