Craft Ideas for Spring and Spring Holidays
Creative projects for celebrating springtime, St. Patrick's Day, Mother's Day, and more!
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5
Students can create this cute craft from a milk carton for Easter or spring celebrations.
A cute, colorful craft that your students will love to create for spring!
Beautiful Butterfly Crafts
Nothing says spring like the return of butterflies! Use egg carton cups instead of paintbrushes to create these colorful critters.
Students will illustrate a butterfly’s four-stage life cycle, from egg to caterpillar to pupa to butterfly, on a three-dimensional mobile.
Create these fun caterpillars to celebrate spring and Eric Carle’s picture book The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Students can create this colorful, fun craft project, personalized with footprints, as a gift for parents.
Students create and decorate their own butterfly in this fun springtime craft.
Mother's Day Crafts
Students write special notes on a bouquet of handprints in this personalized Mother's Day craft.
This heartfelt craft is a special way for students to express gratitude for their mothers on Mother's Day.
Your students will love creating this vase of paper flowers to give to their moms on Mother's Day!
Gardens and Flowers
If you can, bring in real sunflowers to inspire your students before they begin this bright and sunny spring craft.
This colorful, flowery craft may be more suitable for older students due to the cutting and preparation required.
Students watch as the crayons change from solid to liquid and become the flower stems and grass of their spring gardens.
This stained glass art project is a great way for students to practice mixing paint and creating new colors.
Mark the beginning of spring with this sweet scarecrow craft. You can display the scarecrows in small gardens or potted plants!
Create these beautiful sun catchers to ring in spring and decorate for spring holidays.
Crafts for March
Students create and wear these masks to celebrate spring and be like March: in like a lion and out like a lamb!
With just a few materials, this St. Patrick’s Day craft will transform your class into a room full of lucky little leprechauns.
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by having your students create this fun, holiday-themed craft.
Create this colorful craft project for students to display around the classroom or give to friends or loved ones.
Students learn about patterns and puzzles while creating this St. Patrick's Day craft.
These four-leaf clovers will add some shimmer to your classroom!
Let students create their own St. Patrick’s Day luck with these magical wands of gold.