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National Children’s Craft Day Blog

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Can you smell it? Spring time is on the horizon! Flowers are starting to bloom and the weather is (finally) starting to warm up. There are so many fun things to do to celebrate this time of year including taking part in National Children’s Craft Day!

This March 14th holiday started out as an attempt to bring awareness of crafting to children. It has so many positive effects including helping to give children a sense of accomplishment as well as build their self-esteem. Crafts also act as a stress reducer in both children AND adults. 

So, grab your glue sticks and rolls of tape...and let’s get craftin’!

 

Popsicle Stick Handmade Flowers

Looking for the perfect keepsake? Popsicle Stick Handmade Flowers are NOT only easy to make, they are the perfect home decor. All you need is jumbo popsicle sticks, green craft paint, foam paint brush, glue, a pencil or pen, kid friendly craft scissors, and colored colorstock. More HERE

Caterpillar Crafts

Insects and bugs galore! One of the great things about spring is that it’s the time of year where EVERYTHING blooms. THESE caterpillar crafts are a great way to teach and show your kids how caterpillars are anything but ordinary! The best part…? No mess and you only need five simple things to make it, including a jumbo popsicle stick, colored cotton balls, green pipe cleaner, googly eyes, and glue. 

Paper Bowl Ladybug Craft  

Do you LOVE ladybugs? Spring is the perfect time to learn about these awesome little creatures! You’ll need nearly a dozen supplies to make this arts and crafts project a success. It may look like a lot, but I promise you’re kids will LOVE making it. More HERE

Paper Bag Flower Tiara

It’s the PERFECT craft for a little princess! If you have a little girl that loves arts and crafts and fairies, then this paper bag flower tiara is an absolute must. It’s so simple and easy to make and only requires four types of supplies, including paper grocery bags, artificial flowers, a low heat glue gun, and raffia. Detailed instructions HERE

Paper Plate Rainbow Craft

Fun AND easy! This craft is the perfect combination of both and doesn’t take long to make. All you need is a paper plate, some cotton balls, markers, glue, and you’ll be on your way to creating the most amazing rainbow. Follow step by step instructions HERE

Colored Easter Eggs

Spring isn’t the only thing just around the corner...Easter is too! A long standing tradition with many families is to make colored easter eggs and then hide them for an egg hunt. If you’ve never taken part, don’t worry, they’re super easy to make and you really only need a few things...including knowing how to boil an egg. Find out how to make the perfect colored Easter eggs HERE

 

We hope you have a great start to spring (March 19th!) and enjoy making these fun crafts with your kiddos and pals.