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5 Quick and Easy Spring Craft Activities For Toddlers And Kids

5 Quick and Easy Spring Craft Activities For Toddlers And Kids

Spring is in the air! As we prepare for our Spring Camp next month, Inspire has rounded up 5 of the easiest craft activities that mums can try with their toddlers. Whether you want to make some springtime decorations or create Easter cards, or just a weekend project, you’ll find some inspiration here!

1. Spring Breeze Pinwheels

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Activity Time: 10 minutes

Mess Factor: Low

While this craft does need some guidance from an adult, make it even more fun for your child by getting him or her to paint the pinwheel squares in advance. And then fashion into pinwheels using this easy method from HGTV: www.hgtv.com/design/make-and-celebrate/handmade/kids-craft-easy-pencil-pinwheel

2. Window Clings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Activity Time: 15 minutes

Mess Factor: High

Now who knew that mixing glue, food color and dishwashing liquid could make a cool window decoration, which can be peeled off and re positioned! Here’s how: at Merry About Town http://merryabouttown.com/easy-window-cling-kids-craft/

3. Rainbow Wind Catchers

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Activity Time: 25 minutes

Mess Factor: Medium

There’s something magical about colored ribbons blowing in the breeze and this beautiful rainbow wind-catcher is perfect to ride the sweet spring air! Just paint, cut and stick – here’s how from A Pretty Cool Life: www.aprettycoollife.com/2011/03/rainbow-wind-catchers.html

4. Make a Bunny Face

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Activity Time: 10 minutes

Mess Factor: Low

Every-bunny needs to try out this simple and cute Easter or Spring craft activity, which can easily be made with materials you would have at hand! In case the picture doesn’t give it away, step by step instructions at A Little Delightful: http://alittledelightful.com/2011/04/paper-plate-bunnies.html

5. Spring Bird Feeder

Prep Time: 30 minutes (and a quick trip to the supermarket!)

Activity Time: 30 minutes

Mess Factor: Low

Dubai has all kinds of interesting birds, attract some to your garden with these easy to make DIY bird feeders. Live in an apartment? Head to the Garden Center to pick up a sturdy balcony plant and hang away! Courtesy the Happier Homemaker: www.thehappierhomemaker.com/2013/03/kids-crafts-make-your-own-birdfeeders/?_szp=201740




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