It’s so much fun to make Spring crafts for preschoolers and it’s a lovely cheerful way to welcome in the new season too. These are all easy spring craft ideas but you’ll also find some educational bit’s ‘hidden’ away, be it scissor skills or fine motor skills, of course they’re all fun crafts too which is the most important bit! With 30 ideas there should be loads to inspire you this season and lots of fun ways to make new memories while having fun with your kids.
Spring Crafts for Preschoolers
*I have included links to affiliate programmes in this post if you click on these and buy I may earn a small commission*
As well as the preschooler craft ideas I’m sharing today you’ll also find some suggestions for spring themed books to share with your child and some more of our most popular activities and crafts for preschoolers. Like the ideas you see in this post? Make sure that you bookmark this page or pin an image so you have all these ideas to hand when you need them.
As there are quite a few crafts in this round up I’ve shared them in the same order that you’ll find them in the collages to make it a bit easier to find the tutorials for your favourites. There’s more ideas than you’ll just see in the collages though so do take a read through the list and find some new ideas to try out this year.
Happy Hooligans has some super pretty cork stamped flowers that look like a great craft for preschoolers.
This sponge painted sheep craft is really easy to make, my preschooler loved this simple craft too!
Make a simple mosaic flower that’s a great way for preschoolers to practice scissor skills and fine motor skills too.
Red Ted Art has a super pretty butterfly craft that’s perfect for preschoolers.
These rocking paper plate birds are perfect for little hands to make.
This doily rabbit craft is super cute.
These toilet roll flowers from The Best Ideas For Kids are really pretty.
These contact paper flowers from Hands On As We Grow would make a lovely child made gift too.
This paper bowl rabbit craft would be easy to make with a paper plate too depending on what supplies you had at home.
My daughter loved making this easy chick craft.
Learn about mixing colours by making this rainbow suncatcher craft.
Officially speaking I’ve described this as a pig craft for toddlers but it’s totally suitable for preschoolers too who will be able to do more of the cutting themselves (plus the shredded paper is fun!)
Make this cute rainbow craft using corks from Messy Little Monster.
Make a fun paper plate twirler with this paper plate sheep craft that’s a great way to practice scissor skills.
I love this cute spring flower craft from Messy Little Monster which can be used as a Mothers Day craft too.
Thimble and Twig shares some super cute flower pot windchimes that kids can make and the beads would be a great way to practice fine motor skills too.
I’m not sure if this counts more as an activity than a craft but this sticky flower wall is a really nice thing to make in spring when all the new flowers are around.
Practice scissor skills with this simple flower craft.
Make some simple finger painted flowers like these from Nurturestore.
Practice fine motor skills by making these easy button flowers.
Make a rainbow necklace following this tutorial from Hands On As We Grow.
Grab the cotton wool balls and make this yogurt pot sheep craft.
Make a cute frog on a lily-pad craft like this one from Arts and Crackers.
Create some beautiful spring coloured rain-sticks following this tutorial.
This activity was originally planned as a sheep craft for toddlers but preschoolers will be able to do some of the cutting themselves to work on their scissor skills.
We love digging through our recycling bin for things we can use for crafting and this yogurt pot rabbit is a great way to get a second use for things.
Another paper plate sheep but this one rocks! How cool!
Print some spring blossom using a drink bottle.
Look We’re Learning shares how to make some coffee filter ladybirds.
Blue Bear Wood has a great tutorial for making spring flowers with bottle tops.
Spring Books for Preschoolers
I love sharing stories with my kids so I’m happy for any excuse to check out some new ideas for books to read with them, plus I think it’s a lovely idea to create something and then have a bit of chilled out time and a snuggle and read something on the same theme! Which off these books would your child enjoy the most?
- We Are The Gardeners by Joanna Gaines
- Let It Rain by Maryann Cocca-Leffler
- Spring Is Here: A Bear and Mole Story by Will Hillenbrand
More Activities and Crafts for Preschoolers
Want to practice scissor skills but in a fun way? Check out our round up of scissor skills activities with no worksheets!
Free is always a good thing when it comes to kids activities, right? This huge list has over 60 free activities to do with your preschooler so there’s bound to be a few new ideas on there that are worth you trying out.
Finally this was one of the most popular reads in our house for several years so if you fancy some Dear Zoo activities and crafts this post will help you out with over 40 fun ideas.