Wednesday, May 1, 2013

31 Days of May Crafts for Kids

It's hard to believe that another month has come and gone and we're now starting May! The kids are getting excited about the warmer weather and the fact that school is almost over. We've been spending more time outdoors and having fun in the water.  This month we're focusing on lots of homemade gifts during our craft time.  We're busy making things for Mother's Day and Teacher Appreciation Week, not to mention those end-of-year gifts for everyone that works so hard making sure your kids have an awesome school year!  You'll also find some fun crafts for Cinco de Mayo and some Patriotic Crafts for Memorial Day!  I hope you find lots of fun ways to spend time with your kids!

1.  May Day Crowns - Slow Family Online
2.  Handprint Flower Bouquet - Food, Love & Life
3.  Handprint Dish Towels - Handprint & Footprint Art
4.  Mini Sombrero - Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
5.  Cinco de Mayo Playdate & Mexican Flag Craft - Discovering the World Through My Son's Eyes
6.  Popcorn Painting Mother's Day Cards & Handprint Bags - Mamas Like Me
7.  Puzzle Piece Frames - Buggy and Buddy
8.  Mother's Day 3D Keepsake - 123 Homeschool 4 Me
9.  Mom Wow Cards - Housing a Forest
10.  Easy Mother's Day Button Card - Here Come the Girls
11.  Handprint Flower Magnet Clips - Cheap Crafty Mama
12.  Mother's Day Handprint Collage - Crafty Moms Share
13.  Spring Cherry Tree - Housing a Forest
14.  Flower Pens - East Coast Mommy
15.  Cookie Cutter Prints (Spring Painting) - Train Up a Child
16.  Pet Rocks - Mamas Like Me
17.  S for Seed - Fantastic Fun and Learning
18.  Straw Friendship Bracelet - Kiwi Crate
19.  Wet Chalk Kite Craft - The Preschool Toolbox
20.  S for Sunflower - Mamas Like Me
21.  Flower Collage - Red Ted Art
22.  Egg Carton Flowers - Kiwi Crate
23.  Nature Hike Binoculars - Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas
24.  Tissue Paper Transfer Flowers - Mess for Less
25.  Memorial Day Star Centerpiece - Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
26.  Handprint American Flags - Reading Confetti
27.  Memorial Day Book and Craft - JDaniel4's Mom
28.  Toilet Paper Roll Bee - Busy Bee Kids Crafts
29.  Cookie Cutter Bubbles - Mamas Like Me
30.  Egg Carton Ladybugs - Kiwi Crate
31.  Homemade Sugar Scrubs (great gift idea!) - Tip Junkie  (Let the kids decorate labels for jars and make a cute card for teacher gifts!)

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  1. You have some great craft ideas posted here! Thanks for sharing at TGIF!

  2. Great list! Thanks for sharing. -Mommy the Literacy Master

  3. You have some great ideas! I would like to invite you to link up this post to my Money Saving Monday Link Up so others can see this as well. I hope to see you there!
    Thank You,

  4. I love your 30 days posts!

    I featured you at TGIF this week - ! Thanks for linking up and sharing your creativity with all of us! Feel free to grab an I was featured button if you like.

    Hope to see you linked up again later today! Have a great weekend,
    Beth =)

  5. Thanks for including my craft! xx