I have to admit that I’m not the biggest fan of winter and I love how cheerful everything seems in spring. These paper plate crafts for spring seem to show that too with easy, cheerful crafts to help put a smile on your face.
I love paper plate crafts as they’re so easy, simple and cheap to make – perfect whether you’re crafting with a class full of kids or just as a cheap craft supply that you can keep in the cupboard when you need it.
Today I’m sharing my favourite spring paper plate crafts and there’s tons of gorgeous ideas listed so I’m sure you’ll find loads that you and the kids will love as much as I do.
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Paper Plate Crafts For Spring
Grab the glue, markers, crayons and scissors because it’s time to make some gorgeous looking spring paper plates!
This started as a fairly short round up of simple crafts from this site and some of my favourite bloggers but over the last couple of years it’s grown as I’ve found more fun ideas which is why you’ll see the images saying there’s 23 ideas. As I update this now there’s 30 spring paper plate crafts and I imagine it will continue to grow this year so it should be a great resource that you can return to again and again.
There are lots of easy crafts for spring in this round up that would be perfect for toddlers and preschoolers but you’ll also find ideas that are suitable for kids of all ages too so if something takes your fancy but isn’t right for your child this year it might be one that you want to try out at a later time.
As well as these crafts you’ll also find some spring themed books for kids in this article as well as some more simple spring crafts to try.
Spring Books for Kids
Share your excitement about the new season with your child with these gorgeous looking spring books for kids.
- Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring by Kenard Pak
- A Walk Through The Woods by Louise Greig
- Spring In The Forest (Lift the Flap Surprise Book) by Rusty Finch
Want to make sure you don’t forget any of these ideas? We all have days when we need some extra craft ideas up our sleeves so make sure that you bookmark this page or pin the image below so that you’ve got all of this great crafting inspiration to hand when you need it!
Spring Paper Plate Crafts
Make a sweet paper plate spring tree craft, we love it’s tissue paper cherry blossom and leaves!
This paper plate rabbit twirler is a great way to practice scissor skills too.
Sadly spring isn’t all sunshine (I know, always a bit gutting when I remember that one too!) so why not cheer up rainy days and make these paper plate umbrellas when the weather is slightly less than awesome.
We made this paper plate sun as a collaborative art project to help encourage the good weather!
Paper plate ladybugs are perfect for this time of year as we start to see a bit more nature return to our backyards. This ladybird craft for What The Ladybird Heard is perfect for spring and the tutorial shares how you can use it for a literacy activity too.
Make some gorgeous paper plate flowers using wax resist.
These paper plate bees use recycled newspaper and torn construction paper to make some cool spring crafts.
If you’re looking at bugs then another great one to check out is this paper plate butterfly craft which uses an old kids art method to make some really great colors that pop!
One of the best things about Spring is seeing new flowers in bloom so I love the paper plate flower garden created by Meaningful Mama.
Spring crafts always make me think of farm animal crafts too and this paper plate pig is perfect for younger kids to make.
We love making masks from paper plates so this frog mask from My Little Three and Me would suit us perfectly!
Grab the cotton balls and make this paper plate sheep mask from Danya Banya.
I love a good rainbow craft because they’re so cheerful and brightly colored. Happy Hooligans have a lovely paper plate rainbow which looks perfect for preschoolers and I think would be good for fine motor skills too.
This paper plate sheep craft is so much fun as it makes a fun twirler that your kid can play with or hang up from the ceiling.
Make the most of the new Spring flowers with this beautiful paper plate suncatcher from Hands on As We Grow.
This super soft paper plate sheep from In The Playroom looks like great fun to make.
Paper plate flowers are always a favourite at this time of year and these gorgeous paper plate daffodils from Here Come The Girls would look fantastic displayed at home or in a classroom.
I adore this paper plate birds nest from Sun Hats and Wellie Boots, you can use them as puppets too!
Paper plate bunny from The Pleasantest Thing.
Housing a Forest share this sweet paper plate ladybird.
Create some colorful paper plate snails following this tutorial from Kids Craft Room.
We don’t get Peeps here in the UK and now I know they exist I am totally jealous! The Chirping Moms have a cute paper plate chair backer that will make your home look super decorated for Spring.
Make an easy paper plate chick craft using a paint splat.
Happy Hooligans have a pretty paper plate Easter wreath that will look great all Spring long.
This paper plate handprint chick from Fun Handprint Art is beyond cute!
These spring birds on a branch from Artsy Craftsy Mom are so sweet I quite fancy making it myself!
Mum in the Madhouse’s paper plate spring chicks can be used to make cards too!
These pretty paper plate butterflies from Kid World Citizen make a lovely spring craft project for groups to do.
Artsy Craftsy Mom has paper plate crafts to welcome in all the seasons but I think her one for Spring is my favorite!
Red Ted Art give a fun twist to traditional paper plate crafts with this cool rocking paper plate sheep.
More Spring Crafts for Kids
We’ve got four easy spring tree crafts for kids as well as a free tree template that you can use to make them.
Or this pom pom printed sheep is perfect for younger kids to make.
Finally this easy chick craft uses a simple and fun painting technique that’s perfect for little hands.
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