3 Easy and Inexpensive Spring Crafts for Kids
Looking for some fun, easy, and inexpensive craft ideas for your kids this spring? The three activities below are sure to keep them engaged without having to spend a lot on craft supplies. From stress release strategies to readers’ theater to a colorful flower that work well for Mother’s Day, these ideas can be easily incorporated into the curriculum.
Spring brings flowers, sunshine, and…state-mandated testing. As any teacher knows, testing creates anxiety and stress. Give your students an outlet for their stress by having them create stress balls. For your students who always need to have something in their hands, this is the perfect activity.
Readers’ Theater is a lot more fun when costumes are involved! Break out the craft supplies and let students create their very own masks for playacting. Whatever supplies you have on hand will work.
Let students decorate their masks to represent the characters they are portraying in Readers’ Theater.
Paint Chip Flowers
Crafts are always fun to do, but when the supplies are free they are even better. Paint chips from the hardware or home improvement store are a great free crafting material.
Let students create flowers using paint chips. The creations can decorate the windows, bulletin boards, or be the cover for a book for Mother’s Day.