Grandparents Day is Sunday, September 8. This is the perfect time for grandkids and grandparents to spend the day together. For preschool-aged children, crafts are a fun way to bond and leave with a tangible memory.
Riley Crossing is hosting a special event on Monday September 9 where families can make crafts together. If you can’t make it or want to celebrate on your own, here are some easy craft ideas for preschool.
Paper Plate Rosettes
These cute and colorful paper plate rosettes are easy to make and are so cute. Get the full directions from Kids Craft Room.
A photo accordion is a great way to preserve memories in a fun format. Eighteen25 has the full steps and “goofy grandkids” print for download.
Popsicle Stick Flowers and Box
If you aren’t afraid to get a little messy, have your preschoolers paint popsicle sticks for this cute DIY flowerbox. Get the directions on Creatively Quirky at Home.
“Tweet” Hearts Canvas
This craft is fun for both grandparents and grandkids. Have your kiddos paint their feet and stamp on a canvas. CraftyMorning.com has all the details you need for this craft.
I Love You Because…Flower
This is a sweet way for grandkids to show their grandparents how much they love them. You can find the full directions on Mama.Papa.Bubba.
Gallery Wall Kid Art
The end result of this craft is a beautiful photo that fits in nicely in any gallery wall. Creatively Living has all the steps for this craft.
I Love You Pillowcase
This is a cute craft that’s surprisingly easy to create: all you need is a white pillowcase, some cardboard, a pencil and fabric markers. Get the details here.
Mail a Hug
If grandparents live far away, you can still celebrate Grandparents Day together! This craft makes a lovely surprise in the mail for grandma and grandpa. Find the instructions on Wunder-Mom.
Salt Dough Heart Footprints
Preschool kids love squishing and playing with salt dough. You can find directions for this craft here.
Wooden Photo Blocks
Who doesn’t love blocks? Create these stackable photo wooden photo blocks together for a special Grandparents Day. The Pinning Mama has all the directions.
For even more Grandparents Day activities, join us Monday September 9, 2019 for an ice cream social, bingo, live music and crafts.