Spring is all about getting back outside after a winter of cosying up indoors! Keep little hands busy with our roundup of spring crafts for kids. From paper flowers to pom pom bunnies, our quick and easy arts and crafts ideas for kids couldn’t be more fun!
Make these paper pinwheels and pop them in the garden to watch them whirl. Older children can cut out the template themselves and use split pins to hold the pinwheel in place, while younger kids can still enjoy gluing together the pre-cut template.
Spring might be the start of sunshine, but it doesn’t signal the last of the rain – which means that rainbows are likely to appear! We love these sunshine rainbows made with paper plates – a real hidden gem for your craft stash and the basis of an abundance of paper projects for children.
Raid your craft stash for coloured paper and straws and let kids get creative with these simple 3D paper flowers. They might look impressive, but they couldn’t be easier to make. As long as your children are confident with scissors, they’ll be able to master this make!
Butterflies and flowers are symbols of spring’s arrival, and these cool bubble wands make the perfect project to mark the new season! You’ll need pipe cleaners, colourful beads, cookie cutter shapes and a pair of scissors for these fun creations that kids will have as much fun playing with as they do making!
You don’t need a lot of materials in your craft stash to create these fun little paper daffodils. Raid your kitchen cupboards for some paper cupcake cases, grab some yellow and green card and glue and watch as your kids make these beautiful flowers bloom!
Butterflies start to come out of their cocoons in springtime, so it’s prime time to bring some brilliant butterflies into your makes! These sun catchers are made with coloured cellophane and couldn’t be easier to create. Kids will love watching the light flood through them at different times of day when they take their place on the window.
The kite’s structure is made of wooden dowels and involves a handsaw and patience, so this job is best left to the grown-ups. Kids, however, will absolutely adore decorating the finished kite ready to set sail in the spring wind! This make is the perfect weekend activity for a crafty family.
This lovely little project is brilliant for grown-ups as well as kids! Learn how to make delicate mohair pom poms and fabulous felt flowers and use them to decorate a wreath base made of a mini embroidery hoop.
Kids will love watching these super cute pom pom bunnies come to life! This project can easily be adapted for most ages – younger children can get involved in the pom pom making, while older kids can also cut the felt ears and sew on the bunny’s eyes and nose.
Crochet bunny garland
Older kids who love to crochet are going to love making this fun, easy crochet bunny. The pattern is a little challenging so children are likely to need a hand from a grown-up, but your guidance will be repaid in a brood of beautiful bunnies! You can turn these into a garland or hanging decoration to a touch of spring to your home.
Simple spring cross stitch kits
Crafty kids will love getting stuck into their very own cross stitch kits, and our top picks are super simple and spring-themed – it’s a win-win!
Easter crafts for kids
Easter is a highlight of spring, and not just because of the chocolate eggs! There are countless Easter crafts for you to enjoy with your little chicks. These kits are a great starting point for creative youngsters.