100+ Preschool Crafts
The preschool days are so much fun!
These preschool crafts are a must whether in a preschool classroom, homeschool setting or just for fun!
I love bringing out simple and easy crafts, sensory bins, nursery rhymes and lesson plans to young children in the 3-5 year old age range.
A fun craft is a favorite way to bring out the fun using basic materials.
This list is filled with lots of creative projects you can bring out in a preschool classroom, homeschool setting or even on a rainy day.
Be sure to bookmark this page to come back to each year.
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There are so many great ideas within this list that are easy peasy.
I definitely find myself looking through this list around this time of year.
These creative ideas can be brought forth at birthday parties, in craft projects for kids of all ages.
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What crafts can 4 year olds do?
There are lots of fun and creative ways to bring forth a great craft.
All of these ideas are great for little hands.
Let’s get those creative juices out and bring out fun activities that involve process art, primary colors and a sensory experience that is awesome.
In this preschool activity, we used different colors for a fun twist:
We used construction paper to create these adorable crafts:
There are so many fun crafts for kids that will work amazingly for 4 year olds.
Some of these ideas are basic and come from our kitchen cupboard.
I can grab flour, salt, food coloring .. and come up with a fun play dough consistency.
What can you use a flower pot plant container for?
We love sensory play so much and use our flower plant pot tray to add rainbow rice, uncooked pasta within…
This is one of our favorite sensory play ideas.
Sometimes, we’ll even add the rice within a simple craft.
I’ll bring out the glue and construction paper.
Add these items within a plant pot ;).
You are good to go!
We love this simple setup. It’s as easy as 1-2-3 and these items are already probably in your home at the moment.
If you’ll be making play dough, be sure to use one of these free printable play dough mats for creating and crafting with.
What about the rainbow rice?
How can I craft with rainbow rice?
We add Elmers glue to one of the play dough mats and spread it around the sheet of paper for creating an epic piece of artwork.
If you try this simple setup, let me know in the comments below.
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What arts and crafts can a 2 year old do?
There are lots of cute ideas and easy project ideas to bring forth for little kids to try out.
Here is a great activity that we love to bring forth in a fun little project for painting with balls:
This is the kind of craft we bring out on Earth Day:
Preschool kids will totally love this fun activity.
We are so into learning and crafting simultaneously.
Sometimes we’ll turn a craft into something educational.
We create a simple shape craft like this Turkey Craft or this Witch Craft which also devotes itself to learning about shapes.
If you’d like to learn about a simple ball painting activity that will leave a lasting keepsake that will surely last forever, then this is it.
We love this ball paining activity so much!
Hang up the paintings within your preschool classroom for a fun keepsake thereafter.
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Why are crafts important for preschoolers?
Craft time is a perfect way to incorporate fine motor skills, hand eye coordination, creative skills, the use of the imagination and more.
We also love to incorporate a bit of educational activities within our crafts for young kids and big kids.
Here is a fun craft we turned educational:
And, here is a super fun craft we brought forth for learning about shapes:
This is how we love to learn – learning through play.
Play based learning is one of those things we just love to incorporate within our home or school setting.
What are the main activities for preschool?
A great way to bring forth fun ideas is to use homemade items you may have around the house.
We love using recycled items we have around the house for creating simple activities:
Craft Stick Butterflies
Perfect Addition Activity
The best part is that all of these are a fun way and fantastic way to create a fun keepsake for this time of the year.
We love incorporating themed crafts for kids each month, season or time of year.
If you are looking for simple crafts that incorporate themes that go with the seasons and months of the year, here are some ideas:
These winter craft are by far some of favorite crafts to bring out around January. It is cold at this time here in the states and it is one we love to use when bringing out crafts for our preschoolers as an indoor activity.
I love bringing out cute heart crafts for kids around February. We also love to learn about the different colors of the seasons. In this case, pink, red and white are all wonderful for learning about colors for preschoolers.
Green is the color of March. And, with that we love to talk about the color gold, light green and green. It is by far one of our favorite months because not only do we go into detail about these 3 colors, we also go into detail about all of the colors of the rainbow. I’ve a plethora of rainbow activities that are just plain awesome and make for wonderful keepsakes thereafter.
Easter is a fun time. Here are our favorite Easter crafts we certainly love to bring forth around this time of year. We also love egg decorating ideas to try out here and there with our preschoolers. Definitely check them out here.
Mother’s Day is a fun time to bring about super fun crafts that involve masking tape like this Mom Day Card. There are lots of ideas within this set of activities I added here. It sure is so fun to try out.
Summer time is such a beautiful time to bring out the sun crafts, raincloud crafts and beach theme activities for preschoolers. Check out this list of summer crafts and activities and be sure to bookmark this page to check it out each summer.
When Fall / Autumn rolls around, we love bringing out the brown/red/green/orange colors. It is by far one of our favorite times to try out this leaf painting activity.
Halloween is such a fun season and time of year. Preschoolers love to learn about the color orange, green and all while using a simple pumpkin template such as this one. We use this template to use with playdough or for coloring and learning with. So much fun!
If you are on the hunt for Christmas crafts for kids, this is the list for you. We bring this out every Christmas for learning about the colors red and green. Within this list, you’ll find lots of ideas and crafts to try out with your preschoolers and for kids of all ages.
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Here are some of the basic supplies we love to bring forth and use in simple crafts for kids:
recycled plastic bottles
pretty paper flowers
toilet paper rolls
alphabet letters (magnet letters)
different shapes (magnet shapes)
Lots of these ideas can be used for the first day of school or on a regular day.
What are some of your perfect activity ideas?
Share with me below and crafts for kids or kids craft ideas that you’ve maybe tried out.
I am all for learning about the many ideas you try out so I can follow along and try them out with my littles.
Share with me your step by step instructions in the comments section below.
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A fun set of Christmas crafts we love to bring forth each year around December. Save this list and bookmark it so you can come back to each year.
Looking for more than Christmas crafts? Here is a massive list of Christmas activities we totally love. This list is massive.
Fall Crafts galore that will work amazingly in a preschool classroom, school setting or homeschool classroom.
Halloween is that time of year we love to bring forth the crafts and this list is no exception. It is the ultimate list of Halloween crafts for kids!
Summer time is hot and sunny and we are ready for easy and simple Summer crafts we can try indoors on those hot summer days.
Crafts you can bring forth on Mother’s Day is so much fun. I love bringing forth these easy crafts in our preschool classroom each year. Bookmark this list!
Just like our Mothers day crafts, here are a set of Mothers day crafts that are made for preschoolers. The best!
Looking for Easter crafts? This list is by far so easy to put together and a super fun one to check out. It is filled with Easter decorating ideas that are so fun and engaging.
If you are on the hunt for only Easter decorating ideas, then this list is for you! It is one for the books.
Bunny crafts are perfect around this time of year. It is one we love to bring out each year and it is by far an epic set of ideas to try out with preschoolers.
Looking for colorful crafts you can try out with the littles? This list of rainbow crafts is awesome!
Snowmen crafts are perfect around winter. This list is outstanding and fun!
Let’s get into these cardboard ideas for kids. Lots of recycled crafts in this list that will work in a preschool setting, classroom or even when you are right at home.
Reindeer crafts are so fun! This list of reindeer crafts are great and fun to take out around Christmas time. It is a fun set of activities we totally love to try out around December.
Another set of Christmas crafts we love to bring out are Santa Crafts. Be sure to bookmark and save this page to come back to each year.
Apples are a fun set of activities we love to bring out. We talk about the colors red, green and yellow. They are awesome and we love learning about apples in September.