Spring is here! And that means its time for new growth, new birth, and warmer temperatures. Now is a great time to gather a few fun, spring-themed crafts to do with with your children throughout the season. Hands-on projects help cement learning, and getting crafty simply adds to the enjoyment of what you’re learning.
But what if your family includes children of many ages and stages? Never fear! This big list of spring craft projects for toddlers to teenagers will help you meet the needs of each and every one!
These craft projects are listed by age range. However, many of them may be enjoyed by children who are younger or older. Feel free to allow your child to try his hand at any of those listed above. He may require a little extra help from you to get the task done. Or you may just be surprised at the tenacity and ability he shows in completing it on his own!
Spring Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Teach your youngest ones about the life cycle of a butterfly and make these cute little Pom Pom Caterpillars as a part of the lesson.
Spend some time learning about pollination and how bees help farmers. These cute little popsicle stick bumble bees are the perfect go-along.
Visit a local sheep farm to observe the newest arrivals, then head home and have a blast with these sponge print sheep!
We all know that spring is the time for new growth, especially some of the beautiful flowers that we haven’t seen all winter. Completing this egg carton flowers project is the perfect way to spend a morning!
Little ones often love hands-on projects. This q-tip painted handprint cherry blossom tree offers a few different elements of creativity and crafting for your kids to delve into.
Spring Crafts for Your 5 to 8 Year Olds
To facilitate more fun as you’re learning about spring weather, get creative with these raindrop sun catchers to hang in your windows!
Kids in this age range often still love to get their hands messy. Give them something to really dig their hands into with this colorful handprint sun craft!
Spring time is a wonderful time for gardening and learning about all of the lovely fruits and vegetables that gardeners plant. This carrots in the garden craft will be the best conversation starter for children to explain what they’ve learned!.
This leafy prints project looks exciting!
Earth Day is coming up this spring, too. Create this blue planet collage together as a family, or let your older children tackle it on their own.
Are your little girls all about unicorns? Try this unicorn dream catcher craft!
Spring Crafts for Your 9-12 Year Olds
Take your crafting a bit further and celebrate all four season by creating this beautiful paper plate four seasons spinner. Your teens may want to try their hand at this one, too!
Cherry blossoms will soon be in bloom. Why not teach your children more about these beautiful trees while they make their own cherry blossoms craft?
Learn how to make bracelets with plastic water bottles.
Fashion a colorful wind chime.
Let them tie dye a t-shirt in their favorite spring colors.
Spring Crafts that Even Your Teens Will Love
Teens can learn how to make a daisy wreath for their bedroom door!
Lots of teens love to wear jewelry. What fun to make her own washer necklace and even make a few to sell to her friends!
If your teen is really into crafting and enjoys a challenge, this butterfly haven will be right up his or her alley.
We can’t forget the boys who like to craft, or the girls who like this to be a little less frilly. This DIY triangle leather pouch is unique and would even make a great gift.
Why not let your teens make some yarn chandeliers for their bedroom or for a special occasion, like a birthday party?
Try this DIY flower monogram to hang on the wall – perfect for a teen girl’s room.
Spring Crafts for Any Age
Ask your children to create a spring-themed picture using 100 squares.
Learn how to make paper flowers.
Create a spring chick with this yarn craft project.
Get your craft on with these DIY bird houses, and then spend time together bird watching as a family.
Take your children on a nature walk at a local park or in your own back yard to observe what is happening in nature this spring. Once back home, have them craft a torn paper nature scene based on their observations.
What is your favorite spring-themed craft projects that you like to do with your children?
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