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Spring crafts for kids: Finger painting tree & other spring break activities

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Intro: Looking for some spring crafts for kids and other kinds of spring break activities? Then, you'll probably appreciate this easy finger painting tree craft. It's easy enough for preschoolers and only requires a few supplies. You'll also find ideas for other spring break activities for kids if you continue reading to the bottom of the page.

For This Spring Craft for Kids, You'll Need:

  • 2 Styrofoam trays (you can use the kind that meat comes in)
  • Paper
  • Green, brown and pink finger paints

Tips for the Finger Painting Tree:

  1. Wash the Styrofoam trays thoroughly before using them.
  2. This is an easy arts and crafts project, but you'll want to watch the video at the top of the screen to see how to work with the Styrofoam trays.
  3. This can be a messy project, so be sure to get out your painting aprons.

More Spring Crafts for Kids

Make these cute leprechaun decorations for your house for St. Patty's Day. They require a few supplies, including empty toilet paper rolls, craft paint and pipe cleaners.

Learn how to draw a simple leprechaun drawing or a shamrock picture if you prefer. These easy drawing tutorials make great spring crafts for kids that they can do anywhere and with only some pencils, paper and a compass or two.

Pop-up greeting cards are fun spring crafts for older kids. And surprisingly, they're not that difficult to make. This is a pretty art project to do when you run out of spring break activities.

I've always had a fascination for lava lamps, and this homemade lava lamp is a very cute and easy project to make with preschoolers.

Fairy glow jars are such cute spring break activities to do, and you don't even need real fairies. Using different colors of paint, you can create a spring art project that's pretty inside or outside your home.

Tissue paper balls are great spring crafts for preschoolers, because they're fairly simple and if they tear, you can just replace the torn paper with more tissue paper. They make lovely ceiling decorations for a St. Patrick's Day party or a spring break get-together with your kids.

Tissue paper roses count as one of the more popular spring crafts to make. They're really easy and look beautiful in your bud vase or in a bundle.

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