March Printable Crafts & Activites for Kids
Why March Printable Crafts? Well Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes a whole new season of excitement, learning, and, of course, endless entertainment for our young children. Spring also hails in a rainy day, more than once, which is the perfect time to have fun activities for kids of all ages ready to go.
March also brings a vibrant mix of celebrations and themes, from the blossoming beauty of spring to the playful shenanigans of St. Patrick's Day. But let's be honest, keeping those bright minds engaged and little hands busy can sometimes feel like a magical feat.
Here's where the magic of printables comes in for the month of March, or any month!
Printable crafts and activities offer a treasure trove of convenience, creativity, and educational value. With a few clicks and some simple supplies, you can transform your home into a wonderland of springtime exploration, St. Patrick's Day laughter, and imaginative adventures.
Whether you're looking for easy crafts to brighten up your fridge, engaging activities to celebrate special days, or simply some screen-free fun to spark their curiosity, this blog post is your one-stop shop for March printable crafts that will delight both you and your little ones.
So, put on your creative hats, grab some colorful supplies, and get ready to hop into a month of joy and learning with our collection of amazing March printables! Let's make memories that will last a lifetime, one colorful craft and playful activity at a time.
Craft Supplies to Create Simple March Crafts
Finding craft supplies can be much easier than you think. Take a look around the house to see what simple materials and items you may already have on hand.
- Popsicle Sticks
- Craft Sticks
- Colored Paper
- Rubber Bands
- Colored Ribbons
- Wooden Spoon
- Cotton Balls
- Toilet roll holders
- Egg Cartons
- Paper Bags
- Paper Plates
- Cupcake Liners
- Pipe Cleaners
You can use many of these items in easy projects, some of those we have listed below for you.
March Printable Crafts: Spring Weather Has Sprung!
March marks the official start of spring, and what better way to celebrate than with adorable and engaging crafts that bring the season's magic to life? With warmer weather arriving parents and caregivers will be looking for different ways to keep their children and students busy with lots of fun spring crafts, especially spring printables. Here are some printable ideas to unleash your little one's inner blooming artist:
Flower Craft - Floral Fiesta:
Paper Pansies: Transform colorful cupcake liners into vibrant pansies with simple folds, cuts, and a touch of paint. Use pipe cleaners for stems and create a charming tabletop flower garden.
Fingerprint Daffodils: Dip little fingers in yellow paint and create a field of cheerful daffodils on construction paper. Add green stems and leaves for a touch of realism.
Blooming Paper Bag Puppets: Upcycle paper bags into adorable flower puppets! Decorate them with paint, markers, and construction paper petals. Add googly eyes and pipe cleaner stems for extra personality.
Seedball Surprise: Craft your own "seed bombs" using recycled paper and wildflower seeds. This eco-friendly activity not only creates adorable crafts but also contributes to local flora when tossed in suitable outdoor areas. (Remember to follow local regulations on seed dispersal.)
Bug Bonanza: Download and print templates for ladybugs, bees, and butterflies. Decorate them with colorful paints, glitter, and markers, and string them together to create a whimsical mobile that flutters like spring itself.
Hatching Chick Craft: Celebrate new beginnings with a printable chick hatching from an egg. Trace and cut out egg and chick shapes, decorate them with paints or markers, and glue them together for a delightful spring display.
Rainbow Craft: Capture the magic of spring showers with a vibrant rainbow craft. Print a template with different colored strips or create your own. Glue them together in an arc to create a stunning rainbow decoration.
Springtime Bookmarks: Encourage a love for reading with printable bookmarks featuring spring scenes and inspirational quotes. Decorate them with paints, crayons, or stickers for a personalized touch.
Spring Bingo: Liven up game nights with a spring-themed bingo game. Download or create your own bingo cards featuring spring vocabulary, objects, or colors. Gather small trinkets or candies as markers for an extra dose of fun.
Paper Plate Pals: Give new life to paper plates with printable templates for spring animals like bunnies, chicks, and lambs. Decorate them with colorful paints, markers, and yarn, and let your child's imagination run wild!
Remember to tailor the complexity of these March activities and crafts to your child's age and abilities. Offer guidance and support, but most importantly, let their creativity bloom!
Use recycled materials whenever possible to add an eco-friendly touch.
Most importantly, have fun making these crafts and enjoy the process of creating together!
Ideas for St. Patrick's Day Crafts
Some of my favorite March crafts are those targeted for St. Patrick's Day. These are creative ways to add simple crafts to your child's schedule as they are a fun activity for children of all ages.
Shamrock headbands with green construction paper and felt shamrocks.
Leprechaun beard craft using orange yarn and cardstock.
Pot of gold craft with yellow construction paper and painted coins.
Rainbow craft using colorful paper strips and glue.
Printable masks of leprechauns, pots of gold, and rainbows.
Fun March Crafts
Printable bookmarks with inspirational quotes for Women's History Month.
Bird feeder craft using recycled milk cartons and birdseed.
Windsock craft with colorful tissue paper and construction paper.
Printable board games celebrating themes like weather, reading, or counting.
DIY paper crowns for celebrating different days in March (Read Across America Day, etc.).
International Women's Day Craft: Celebrate the achievements of women with a personalized craft. Print templates for inspirational quotes about women leaders or design your own. Decorate them with paints, markers, and glitter, creating a unique and meaningful keepsake.
Read Across America Day Craft: Spark a love for reading with a fun craft activity. Design bookmarks featuring Dr. Seuss characters or other beloved children's book figures. Let your child color and decorate them, encouraging them to explore the magical world of books.
St. Patrick's Day Leprechaun Trap: Get ready for some mischievous fun with a DIY leprechaun trap! Use recycled materials like shoeboxes, straws, and glitter to create a creative trap. Add bait like gold coins (chocolate!) and see if you can catch a lucky leprechaun.
Windsock Craft: Celebrate the changing winds of March with a colorful windsock. Use colorful tissue paper, construction paper, and yarn to create a beautiful windsock that dances in the breeze. Customize it with spring themes or St. Patrick's Day symbols.
Paper Crown Extravaganza: Celebrate various March events like Women's History Month, Read Across America Day, or St. Patrick's Day with DIY paper crowns. Print templates or design your own, using construction paper, glitter, and ribbons. Encourage your child to wear their crown with pride and celebrate the day.
Spring Craft Ideas:
Nature Collage: Collect various natural materials like leaves, flowers, twigs, and pebbles. Print a blank template or use cardstock and let your child create a beautiful collage representing their favorite aspects of spring.
Seedling Pots: Upcycle recycled containers like yogurt cups or tin cans into adorable seedling pots. Decorate them with paints, markers, or yarn. Fill them with soil and plant seeds like herbs or flowers, creating a mini spring garden on your windowsill.
Pinwheel Parade: Celebrate the windy days of spring with colorful pinwheels! Print templates or design your own, using construction paper, straws, and tape. Decorate them with vibrant patterns and let them twirl in the breeze.
Sprout Puppets: Upcycle old socks or gloves into adorable sprout puppets. Fill them with cotton balls or tissue paper, add googly eyes and yarn hair, and watch them transform into playful spring characters.
Fingerprint Suncatchers: Capture the warmth of spring sunshine with fingerprint suncatchers. Print sun template or draw circles on clear contact paper. Let your child dip their fingers in different colored paints and press them onto the paper. Hang them in a sunny window and enjoy the vibrant display.
Remember to use recycled materials whenever possible and most importantly, have fun and enjoy the creative process with your child!
Printable Activities: March Madness Made Fun!
Beyond fun crafts, printables offer a treasure trove of engaging activities to keep young minds active and entertained throughout March. Don't forget to celebrate the first day of spring with fun ideas, especialy for young kids. Here are some fun things and ideas to spark your creativity:
Spring Scavenger Hunts:
Nature Explorer: Print a list of natural treasures to find like different flower colors, types of leaves, or specific bird species. Head outdoors and embark on a fun-filled adventure, encouraging observation and appreciation for the natural world.
Spring Sensory Hunt: Create a scavenger hunt that engages multiple senses. Hide objects with different textures, smells, and sounds (safe, non-toxic materials only!) and provide clues to guide your little detective.
Scavenger Hunt printables are popular thoroughout the year and here's our pack that includes 7 different scavenger hunts that are perfect for the entire month.
St. Patrick's Day Shenanigans:
Lucky Word Search: Design a printable word search featuring vocabulary related to St. Patrick's Day symbols, traditions, and folklore. It's a fun way to learn new words and celebrate the holiday.
Pot of Gold Matching Game: Create printable cards with pairs of gold coins, leprechauns, rainbows, and other St. Patrick's Day icons. This classic memory game provides hours of entertainment and reinforces cognitive skills.
Shamrock Shuffle Bingo: Design bingo cards featuring St. Patrick's Day symbols. Call out the symbols or have players search for them around the room. The first one to complete a row or the entire card wins!
Spring Creatures: Delight your child with printable dot-to-dot puzzles featuring adorable spring animals like butterflies, bumblebees, and ladybugs. Connecting the dots reveals the hidden pictures, providing a sense of accomplishment and artistic joy.
St. Patrick's Day Symbols: Create dot-to-dot puzzles showcasing iconic symbols like leprechauns, pots of gold, and rainbows. It's a fun way to combine motor skills practice with learning about the holiday's significance.
Coloring with a Twist:
Hidden Object Coloring Pages: Design coloring sheets featuring spring scenes or St. Patrick's Day themes with hidden objects within the picture. Challenge your child to find them while unleashing their artistic creativity.
Color by Number Magic: Create coloring pages where specific numbered sections correspond to different colors. Following the code reveals a beautiful picture, promoting color recognition and number association.
Printable Board Games:
Spring Bingo Extravaganza: Design reusable bingo cards featuring spring vocabulary, objects, or colors. Use small trinkets, tokens, or even homemade markers to keep track of progress. Gather the family and enjoy a classic game with a seasonal twist.
St. Patrick's Day Matching Madness: Create a memory game with printable cards featuring pairs of leprechauns, shamrocks, pots of gold, and other St. Patrick's Day icons. Flip the cards, match the pairs, and have fun testing your memory!
Always encourage teamwork and collaborative play during group activities, whether at home or in a daycare or school setting. Most importantly, have fun and create lasting memories together!
March into Memories with Printables!
As March unfolds its vibrant tapestry of spring blooms, St. Patrick's Day cheer, and diverse celebrations, remember that simple printables can become powerful tools for creating lasting memories with your little ones.
From blooming paper flowers to mischievous leprechaun traps, from nature scavenger hunts to colorful bingo games, the possibilities are endless! These activities not only provide hours of screen-free entertainment but also nurture creativity, boost learning, and spark a love for nature, culture, and tradition.
So, stock up on colorful paper, grab some crafting supplies, and most importantly, unleash the joy of imagination together! Download the printables, follow our easy instructions, and watch as March transforms into a month of laughter, learning, and cherished moments with your child.
Beyond the Crafts and Activities:
Encourage your child to share their creations with friends and family! It fosters pride in their work and strengthens social connections.
Take pictures or videos of your fun together and create a scrapbook or digital album to revisit these precious memories later.
Use these activities as springboards for further exploration. Visit a local park to observe nature, read books about St. Patrick's Day traditions, or research the achievements of inspiring women during Women's History Month.
Remember, the most important takeaway is the time spent together, bonding over creativity, laughter, and the joy of learning.
Thank you for joining us on this journey through March printables! We hope you've found inspiration for countless playful moments with your child. Keep an eye out for our future blog posts as we explore more creative adventures throughout the year!