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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Pretty little posies with a straw for a stem!
Inspiration via You Must Chill
Coffee Filter Flowers 16 of 16
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