Craft Ideas for January and February Holidays
Fun, creative projects for Groundhog Day, the Chinese New Year, Presidents' Day, and more!
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5
Bring lessons to life with these engaging craft projects ideas for Chinese New Year dragons, Washington's cherry tree, Lincoln masks, pop-up groundhogs, Valentine's Day lovebugs, and more hands-on art projects.
Chinese New Year Crafts
After tracing their own handprints on brightly colored paper and coloring a beautiful dragon head, students will assemble them into this beautiful decoration for their Lunar New Year celebrations.
Create these festive Chinese Dragon Masks to recognize and celebrate the Chinese New Year.
Celebrate the Chinese New Year with this cute, colorful craft that your students will love!
In this colorful craft, your students will discover that fish and the colors red and yellow are good luck symbols for the Chinese New Year.
Groundhog Day Crafts
Students can create these three crafts — a pop-up groundhog, a sun, and a cloud — and then act out the different outcomes of Groundhog Day.
Your students will bring everyone’s favorite February critter to life with this interactive craft.
Valentine's Day Crafts
Little ones will love getting hands-on with paint while creating these pretty hearts.
Create this colorful, fun craft project, personalized with thumb prints, to distribute to friends and loved ones on Valentine's Day.
Your students will recreate Robert Indiana's iconic LOVE graphic with this fun and easy print.
Celebrate Valentine's Day by having students create this festive craft project with heart-shaped die-cuts, pipe cleaners, and googly eyes.
Use this cute craft to introduce your students to Slugs in Love by Susan Pearson. The story offers many opportunities for students to ask and answer critical thinking questions.
Presidents' Day Crafts
Supplement a lesson on George Washington with this cherry tree craft to commemorate the famous fable about the first president and the cherry tree.
To celebrate George Washington's February 22 birthday, students create a mask of the first president.
Students will create a wearable Abraham Lincoln mask in this quick and fun craft project.
This Abraham Lincoln-inspired pencil holder is a fun craft to make for Presidents' Day.