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16 Super Fun Spring Crafts For Kids

Oh mamas, it’s time to celebrate. All this warm spring weather means that those kids can finally play outside and get the heck out of your house, cabin fever be gone! It’s like a whole new world out there. Grass is growing, the sun is shining, there’s stuff to do that doesn’t involve 12 layers of clothing for 5 minutes of fun. Get their warm weather gears turning with a few of these super fun spring crafts for kids that I’ve put together in the gallery below. You can’t go wrong when sidewalk chalk and mud pies are involved, now get outside and enjoy the sunshine!

  • Easy Bird Feeders 1 of 16
    bird feeders

    Making these simple bird feeders is such a great hands-on activities for kids. Hang from your front porch or a low branch and watch your favorite feathered friends flock in!

     

    Details here from Hello Bee

  • Ribbon Rainbow Cloud 2 of 16
    ribbon rainbow cloud

    April showers bring May flowers, right? How about rainbows instead? This little craft is lots of colorful fun. 

     

    Details here from Meet The Dubiens

  • Hand Stamped Flowers 3 of 16
    hand stamped flowers

    I love a good art project for kids, even better when flowers are involved and stamps are always a big hit!

     

    Details here from MerMag

     

     

  • Fingerprint Art 4 of 16
    finger print art

    Take your kids on a nature walk and then bust out the ink pad when you get home to create some of the fun creatures you may have seen in thumbprint form. 

     

    Details here from And We Play

  • Recycled Paper Bird Nests 5 of 16
    bird nests

    Use some of those scraps from the paper shredder and make a few cute bird's nests for around the house. Great for stashing keys and other things!

     

    Details here from Art Bar

  • Flower Seed Packets 6 of 16
    seed packets

    These adorable little seed packets are completely eco-friendly, you plant the whole thing! Such a great spring activity to do with your kids. Plus, they'd make great gifts to hand out to friends and neighbors if you feel so inclined. 

     

    Details here at Design Mom

  • Giant Bubbles 7 of 16
    giant bubbles

    If you've never made your own bubble solution, you've got to give it a try. It's super easy and tons of fun.

     

    Details here from Happy Hooligans

  • Mud Pies 8 of 16
    mud pies spoonful

    Getting your hands dirty never looked so fun! Making mud pies are a great way to do a little nature exploration and take advantage of warmer weather and new spring growth.

     

    Details here from Spoonful

  • Tin Can Lanterns 9 of 16
    tin can lanterns

    Such a cool and easy craft to do with your kids, string these up outdoors and add some tea lights for instant ambiance. 

     

    Details here from Grow Creative

  • Paper Pinwheels 10 of 16
    DIY pinwheel

    Pinwheels are a great way to celebrate the arrival of warm weather, make a few and catch a spring breeze for tons of fun. 

     

    Details here from Style Me Pretty

  • Homemade Sidewalk Chalk 11 of 16
    homemade sidewalk chalk

    Sidewalk chalk, every mom's not-so-secret boredom buster. Did you know you can make your own? It's super easy too! Use different shaped molds to make cool shapes, you kids will be itching to get artistic.

     

    Details here from One Good Thing

  • Eggshell Planters 12 of 16
    eggshell planters

    Save your eggshells and have your kids help you make them into eco-friendly seed starters. I've been itching to give this a try!

     

    Details here from 17 Apart

  • DIY Spring Streamers 13 of 16
    streamer wand

    These couldn't be more fun! Use brightly colored ribbons for some extra color to wave in that warm weather. 

     

    Details here from Pomme Designs

  • May Day Baskets 14 of 16
    diy may day baskets

    Do you kids get into May Day? I'm not inclined to make it a holiday but they seem to celebrate it at school, especially in the younger grades. These little DIY May Day baskets are the perfect thing to make and super easy too. 

     

    Details at Design Mom

  • Straw Flowers 15 of 16
    straw flowers

    Pretty little posies with a straw for a stem!

     

    Inspiration via You Must Chill

  • Coffee Filter Flowers 16 of 16
    coffee filter flowers

    Every dedicated crafter knows that coffee filters are one of the most diverse tools around. In this case, they can be used to make the most beautiful flowers, I can't wait to have my kids help me give these a try. 

     

    Details here from Martha Stewart

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