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4 Spring Crafts for Kids That Will Keep Them Entertained for Hours

Easy wind chime craft

Wind chime craft
Image: Amy Vowles/SheKnows


  • Paper or plastic cup
  • Hole punch
  • String
  • Cord or twine
  • Beads
  • Washers
  • Markers
  • Jewels, sequins or stickers


  1. Use the hole punch to punch holes in the bottom of the cup.
  2. Cut one 6-inch piece of string for every hole. Thread a string through each hole, and tie the string to the cup.
  3. Thread some beads on to the string, then tie a metal washer to the end of the string.
  4. Decorate the sides of the cup with markers, jewels, sequins or stickers.
  5. Turn the cup upside down. Use scissors to cut an “X” in the bottom of the cup.
  6. Feed the cord through the “X” and tie a knot on the inside of the cup. Use the cord to hang the wind chime.
Spring crafts for kids
Image: Amy Vowles/SheKnows/Design: Tiffany Egbert/SheKnows

A version of this article was originally published in February 2013.

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