Invitation to Create: Spring Time Theme

My favorite season is spring. I love when the new leaves are coming out on the trees, I love the forsythia plants that are the first to bloom around here, and I love getting a little more time outdoors. The kids and I have been having fun doing several winter projects, but it’s been a long hard winter and I didn’t want to do any more winter themed projects, especially since it was snowing again. I felt like it was time to move on to some Spring crafts and activities.

Invitation to create spring theme Encourage Play

My mother (a former school teacher) just gave me a bag full of cardstock. She knows how much the kids and I love to craft and figured we could put it to good use. It was all pastel colors that reminded me of spring, so I put several different colors of paper out for the kids to choose from. I set out foam stickers with bugs, butterflies, frogs, leaves and flowers. I also put out some of our regular supply crafts: markers, tape and scissors. I told them they could create anything they wanted. They both got started immediately.

My daughter made a two sided project. On one side of her paper she made a frog pond and placed the frog stickers around her drawing. On the other side, she made a scene with bees and butterflies flying through the air.

Frog Pond Invitation to Create Project - Encourage Play

My son loves cutting and taping things. He cut a small strip of paper, rolled it, taped it and put some leaves on it. I believe he called it a holder for a leaf. After they were both finished with their initial projects, they decided to keep crafting, but with some other supplies that were around - specifically felt and cardboard.

If you are looking for some other Spring themed projects, check out my Pinterest Board for Spring Activities for kids.


Only 16 more days until Spring!!

The Pin Junkie