Preschool crafts that are easy, just as they are supposed to be! These are simple crafts perfect for 2, 3 and 4 year olds to make all on their own. Here is where you will find ALL of the easy crafts on my blog for any day and any season. If you are looking for a specific season or theme, please visit my main Preschool Craft Page.
Sometimes we need a craft up our sleeves, don’t we? Maybe it’s a rainy day, a super cold day, a friend popped over day, or a just-about-an-anything day. A good preschool craft can be just what the doctor ordered.
I have written so many crafts for 2, 3, and 4 year olds on this blog! Phew! I thought I would take some time to get them nice and organized. So, I organized them all by seasons and themes. Well, some of my crafts don’t fit into a season or theme. They are perfect for any day, any time.
And these are those preschool crafts!
You might be wondering what I mean when I state it is a preschool craft. And you might not be, in which case please feel free to scroll right on by this blurb! When I am creating a craft for my preschoolers I want it to be meaningful for them to create – not just a cute end result. I also want it to take my little ones longer to make than it takes me to set up (read: must be easy to prepare!) Finally, I try to select crafts that are fun! Fun for my preschoolers to make and also fun for me.
So, I am very excited to bring you my “Any day, Any time” …
Easy Preschool Crafts
My Most Popular Preschool Crafts Posts:
Arts and Crafts for Kids – Have you ever wondered what the difference was between a preschool art activity and a preschool craft? I bet you have, you inquisitive soul you! This post has my take on that topic, as well as wonderful process art and easy crafts ideas for preschoolers.
75 Simple Paper Plates for Every Occasion! – Who knew a paper plate was so versatile?! These paper plate crafts are adorable and perfect to go along with so many stories, themes, and seasons. If you are after a specific animal or an obscure creature – I bet you it can be found in these easy paper plate crafts post.
50 Perfect Crafts for 2 Year Olds – Now, this post is supposed to be all about preschool crafts. This craft post right here I have labelled as crafts for 2 year olds. In my book, two year olds are toddlers BUT all of these crafts would be mightly enjoyed by any preschooler I know. Best of all … super, duper easy.
Fun and Messy Crafts for Preschoolers
50 Amazingly Fun Crafts for Kids – This is a MIGHTY collection of easy but rewarding crafts for kids of all ages. Many of these crafts fall nicely into seasonal themes or can bolster learning in other subjects.
Messy Art Activities for Kids – Messy art can be a great way to explore colour and various art techniques. Messy art has no rules and gives children of all ages full reign of their creativity. These art activities are great for parties, BBQ’s and general outdoor fun! With some old towels or bedsheets messy art can also be enjoyed indoors!
Finger Painting Ideas – Fingerpainting provides a wonderful sensory experience for toddlers, preschoolers and young kids alike. Children get to learn about the texture of different paints, how they react on different surfaces and what happens when certain colours mix. We offer tips on how to reduce the mess and even share our favorite homemade and edible paints!
50 Keepsake Worthy Handprint Art Ideas – If there’s any art from your kids that you need to keep, it’s Handprint Art! These art ideas can be tied to any seasonal theme, baby room decoration or be placed on a card and given as a gift! Crafting helps us make create memories with our kids; it is always special to have a keepsake to remember these moments by.
Crafts for Preschoolers to Accompany Play
Salt Dough Beads – Here I share with you the best and easiest salt dough recipe around. Making salt dough beads helps strengthen little hands and increases dexterity. But this is like the craft that keeps on giving! Once you’re done making beads, you can use them for learning or making other crafts!
45 Nursery Rhyme Crafts – Nursery rhymes provide the perfect means for introducing children to rhyming, a concept need in early reading. Bring your child’s favorite nursery rhyme to life with these adorable nursery rhyme crafts for kids.
DIY Puppets – Imaginative play is such an important part of a preschooler and young child’s development. Delight your little ones by bringing one of their favorite animals or characters to life with a DIY Puppet. Adapt these puppets to any theme or in connection to a favorite story.
Breathtaking Nature Crafts for Kids – Sometimes we get stuck thinking we need to run to a craft store have the right supplies for our kids to craft. Although these items can be “nice to have,” they are not always necessary. If you find yourself supply-less or stuck at home, just step outside and grab your supplies from nature. Once you see how beautiful these nature crafts can be, you might just make one anyway even if you have a plethora of paints and pompoms.
Birthday Cards for Preschoolers to Make
An Adorable Homemade Birthday Card – This adorable handmade card was a hit with my mom and I’m certain someone in your life will love receiving it too! Just paint your child’s hand and stamp! It couldn’t get any easier than that!
Homemade Birthday Cards for Kids to Create – Receiving a homemade birthday card can feel like a gift in itself! Babies, toddlers and preschoolers can all add their own touch to these easy homemade cards. These ideas must also inspire an older sibling to add their own twist to wishing someone a Happy Birthday!
I hope you found the perfect fun and easy preschool craft for you and yours on this list! There is definitely something for everyone: those mess loving Mamas (bless their hearts!) and those not-so-mess loving Mamas too. Those easy craft loving Mamas (in solidarity Mama!) and those not-so-easy craft … well, actually no. It is all about the easy preschool crafts in this post.
Thank you so much for joining me and for reading about our crafty adventures! Happy crafting!