Are you searching for the perfect spring crafts and activities to complete with your preschoolers during the month of April? If so, you will find this list of 30 amazing preschool activities extremely helpful.
We have included a variety of themes and ideas that will enrich your lessons and keep your preschoolers engaged as they have lots of fun. The only work you have to do is decide which ones you want to add to your activity calendar and then grab the supplies!
1. Sink the Egg STEM Challenge
Your preschoolers will have a blast trying to determine what will make the plastic eggs sink! Grab a few supplies, fill the eggs, and see what happens! This is a terrific activity to discuss the science of why and how different items float and other ones sink.
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2. Egg Carton Flowers
This is one of the cutest preschool crafts! Grab a few egg cartons and cut them for the students. Let your preschoolers paint the flowers, add a paper straw as the stem, and use a colored Pom Pom for the flower's center. These make great gifts!
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3. Paper Plate Birds
Paper plate birds are a terrific craft for kids! You will need a few inexpensive supplies to create these precious birds. Begin by folding a paper plate in half, paint the plates, and add feathers, eyes, a beak, and a tail. These are adorable!
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4. Coffee Filter Flowers
Preschoolers will have lots of fun as they make these beautiful coffee filter flowers! These are super easy and cheap to make, and they are one of the cutest craft ideas for preschoolers. Grab your supplies and let the fun and creativity begin!
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5. Crystal Easter Eggs
6. Easter Egg Letter Hunt
This Easter egg letter hunt is such a fun alphabet activity for preschoolers that helps them with letter recognition. Fill the plastic eggs with plastic or foam letters, hide them, and then allow them to match the letters they find to letters on a letter mat or letter printable.
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7. Planting Seeds in Egg Shells
Your preschoolers will have a blast as they plant seeds in egg shells and watch them grow. They will learn a terrific lesson about science as well as how to nurture and take care of living things. Add this fun science activity to your list of hands-on activities for April.
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8. Thunderstorm Sensory Bin
9. Bee Pollen Counting
10. Hatching Chick-Sensory Bin
11. Build a Jelly Bean Structure for a Bunny
12. Easter Sensory Bin
13. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Egg Carton Craft
14. Plastic Easter Egg Painting
Are you constantly searching for different painting techniques for your preschoolers? This plastic Easter egg painting is an activity kids will enjoy, and it is perfect for preschoolers. It is a great activity for spring!
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15. Easter Egg Stacking Rocks
Preschoolers will enjoy painting rocks to look like colored Easter eggs. There are a wide variety of activities that can be performed with these precious eggs. Hide them and let your little ones find them, or they can practice stacking them to build their fine motor skills. Add this fun activity to your April activity calendar!
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16. Fingerprint Dandelion Craft
Your preschoolers will love this creative and fun fingerprint dandelion craft. Use the free printable provided with this link and grab some colorful paints. Your students will use their thumbprints to create these precious dandelions; therefore, no paint brush is needed.
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17. Handprint Bunny Tail Craft
This is one of the cutest bunny crafts for preschoolers to create at Easter! This craft is so colorful and made straight from your child's handprint. The tissue paper background makes it even more beautiful. Grab your supplies and make yours today!
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18. Spring Writing Tray
Letter recognition is an important skill for preschoolers to practice, and it couldn't get any easier than this spring pre-writing tray activity. Fill the tray with flower sprinkles and green sprinkles and allow the preschoolers to use their fingers or a Pom Pom to write the letter in the sprinkle mixture.
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19. Peeps Slime
20. Finger Paint Easter Craft
This is one of the best Easter bunny activities for little ones, and it is super simple and creative to make. You will need a few basic craft supplies that you probably already have in your supply closet. This craft will result in a unique piece of bunny art that makes a great gift for a loved one.
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21. Play Dough Bugs
Preschoolers love fun play dough activities, and you can add this one to your bug theme unit. You can make your own play dough or purchase it pre-made. Grab a few pipe cleaners, toothpicks, straws, and googly eyes, and you are set. Encourage your preschoolers to make a dough insect or dough caterpillar of their own liking.
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22. Butterfly Printing with Sponges
Add this quick and easy craft to your butterfly theme unit today! It definitely will not disappoint. You can also use this butterfly craft to introduce symmetry to your preschoolers. Grab some paint, sponges, hair elastics or rubber bands, and paper, and you are ready to make these butterfly masterpieces!
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23. Easter Egg Color Sorting
Preschoolers will enjoy this cute color sorting activity. To complete this color-matching activity, you will need water, plastic eggs in different colors, food coloring to match the colors of the eggs, and plastic tubs for this activity. Your preschooler can then match the colored eggs to the bin that contains the same colored water.
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24. Fizzy Eggs
Preschoolers love things that fizz! That's why this fizzy eggs experiment is perfect for them. They will have a blast with this activity and be completely mesmerized by all of the rainbow-colored fizz! This is one of the most awesome activities for little ones!
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25. Paper Mosaic Easter Eggs
This is a terrific activity for kids to complete at Easter. They will have a blast cutting colored construction paper into small pieces. This will also strengthen those fine motor skills. Allow them to paste the pieces of colored paper into an egg-shaped template, and they will have a great Easter decoration that is refrigerator worthy!
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26. Coffee Filter Butterflies
Kids love beautiful butterfly crafts, and these adorable butterflies are super easy and fun to make! You will need coffee filters, water, markers, pipe cleaners, and an eye dropper to create these beauties.
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27. Q-Tip Daisies
Flower crafts make some of the best spring activities for little ones. You will need q-tips, pipe cleaners, and yellow play dough to create these cute daisies. You could even dip the q-tips into colored paint to create a wide variety of flowers.
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28. Easter Chick Fork Painting
This Easter chick fork painting craft is absolutely adorable, and it is so easy to create! Gather the following classroom craft supplies to create these precious chicks: a plastic fork, googly eyes, yellow paint, orange felt, scissors, glue, and a black marker. Add this to your list of fun Easter activities!
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29. Paper Plate Bees
30. Ladybug Handprint Art
Little ones are often fascinated by ladybugs. You can add this cute ladybug handprint craft to your insect theme lesson plans and allow your students to have lots of fun creating it. These also make precious gifts for others!
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