55+ March Crafts for Kids (Rainbows, St. Patrick’s Day, Spring, and More!)

We scoured the internet for the best easy kids crafts and fun March activities so you don’t have to! With 50+ March crafts for kids, you’re in the right place to find ideas for St. Patrick’s Day, Dr. Seuss’s Birthday, spring, and more!

Holidays in March

The month of March is chock full of special days! From the obvious St. Patrick’s Day to the First Day of Spring, and even sometimes Easter, there’s so much to celebrate. Here are a few of the bigger celebrations observed here in the United States.

  • The Whole Month: Women’s History Month
  • March 2nd: Dr Seuss’s Birthday (Read Across America Day)
  • March 17th: St. Patrick’s Day
  • March 21st: First Day of Spring (Spring Equinox)
  • March 24th: Children’s Poetry Day
  • Sometime between March 22nd and April 25th: Easter

What’s in this roundup?

We’ve got March crafts for kids of all ages for each of the holidays listed above. From an airplane craft to commemorate Amelia Earhart and Women’s history month, to gorgeous thumbprint flower pots to celebrate the First Day of Spring, you’ll find ideas to for easy projects to mark these days with the children in your life.

With such a long post, we’ve tried to make it easier for you to navigate. You can use the Table of Contents to find the holiday you’re interested in, or feel free to scroll through all 55+ crafts. There are tons of gems in here!

Women’s History Month Crafts

Use these easy crafts and activities to teach younger kids — and older ones too! — about the women who have shaped our world. With fun ideas ranging from creating planes to honor Amelia Earhart to making rocket ships to teach about Mae Jemison, there’s a wealth of ideas to help you bring history to life.

15 Famous Women Coloring Pages

by Homeschool of 1

These coloring sheets focus on 15 important women. Including cute graphics and information on each woman’s achievements, these are a great way to get even little kids learning about women’s history!

Frida Kahlo Craft

by Mommy Made That

Celebrate Women’s History Month with this Frida Kahlo craft. Make your own gorgeous paper Frida using the free printable template.

2 Rocketship Crafts (Mae Jemison)

by Occasions by Shakira

Create your own rocket crafts to celebrate women in space, and particularly Mae Jemison. These adorable papercrafts can also help you celebrate Black History Month!

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dissent Collar

by Activities for Kids

Celebrate the notorious RBG herself with this simple dissent collar craft!

DNA Model with Pipe Cleaners (Rosalind Franklin

by Pale Blue Marbles

Create the famous double helix and learn about Rosalind Franklin and her contributions to genetic science!

Shaving Cream Impressionist Painting (Mary Cassatt

by Meaningful Mamma

Create gorgeous impressionist painting in the style of Marie Cassatt using paint and shaving cream.

Rosa Parks Rocking Bus Craft

by Happy Toddler Playtime

Introduce even the littlest kids to the bravery of Rosa Parks with this simple paper plate craft.

Dr. Seuss Day and Read Across America Crafts

Celebrate the man behind The Cat in the Hat and Horton Hears a Who with these simple March crafts for kids geared towards elementary students. Feel free to read the books while the kids craft for a nice literacy connection!

March Crafts for Kids

Horton Hears a Who Handprint Craft

by Simple Everyday Mom

This fun craft requires few materials, and is so easy to make! Horton’s ears are made from your kids handprints, and the rest is taken care of with a printable template.

Cat in the Hat Craft

by Messy Little Monster

Use the free printable template to make this Cat in the Hat Craft. It’s the perfect way to celebrate Dr. Seuss Day!

March Crafts for Kids

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Bookmarks

by Creatively Beth

In keeping with our specific theme of celebrating Dr. Seuss, these bookmarks include a free printable quote and instructions for turning your bookmark into a Thing 1 or Thing 2. Hint: it includes using googly eyes!

Design a Sock for the Fox in Socks

by Two Pink Peonies

Design your own sock with this easy Fox in Socks inspired activity. Kids will love it!

Knox Paper Bag Puppet (Free Printable)

by The Inspiration Edit

This Dr. Seuss Knox Paper Bag Puppet is an adorable and easy craft. Perfect for imagination and creative play!

DIY Truffula Trees

by Fun a Day

This Truffula tree craft is a perfect activity for celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday. It’s quick, eas,y and fun!

Make Your Own Oobleck

by ABC’s of Literacy

Your kids can make their own Oobleck after reading the book by Dr. Seuss. Squish it, or let it ooze, Oobeck is a blast to play with!

One Fish Two Fish Craft

by I Heart Crafty Things

Make cute fish from cupcake liners as you read the classic One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish.

Paper Plate Green Eggs and Ham

by Glued to My Crafts

Green eggs and ham in a skillet made from a paper plate and little paint! This craft is super easy and super cute.

Put Me In the Zoo Paper Plate Craft

by ABC’s of Literacy

Use a paper plate and some pompoms to create a character straight for the pages of Dr. Seuss’s classic book!

St. Patrick’s Day and Rainbow Crafts

Calling all things green! These easy St. Patrick’s Day crafts and activities use simple materials and easy steps to create tons of Irish fun. With pots of gold, leprechaun, and rainbow theme crafts, you’ll have so much to choose from.

March Crafts for Kids

St. Patrick’s Day Sewing Cards

by Seam Whisperer

Kids will love practicing their sewing skills with these printable lacing cards! Print out the cards and punch holes around the edges, then lace them with a string. This is a great way to practice fine motor skills.

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3-Ingredient Shamrock Dough

by Homan at Home

This cloud-soft shamrock dough is stretchy, smooth, and soooo easy to make! Hair conditioner and cornstarch make the base for this fun activity for St. Patrick’s Day.

March Crafts for Kids

Cute Leprechaun Hat Craft for St. Patrick’s Day

by Two Kids and a Coupon

This cute and simple craft celebrates St. Patrick’s Day. Made from a toilet paper roll and construction paper, this adorable craft is easy, fun, and oh-so-festive!

Paper Strip Rainbow Craft

by Little Ladoo

Make this colorful and vibrant rainbow using simple materials like paper strips and glue. This great craft is perfect for all skill levels and is sure to brighten up any room or space.

Marble Paint Shamrock Craft

by Simply Full of Delight

Make a cute Marble Painted Shamrock craft with this free printable. Little ones will love painting with marbles to create one of a kind art!

March Crafts for Kids

Shamrock Sign

by Then It Dawned on Me

Looking for an adorable spring craft for the kids? This rainbow popsicle stick sign is perfect art project for the classroom or at home.

Cat Leprechaun Craft for Kids

by Simple Everyday Mom

Use this printable template to create a mischievous cat leprechaun. This is the perfect craft for practicing scissor and glueing skills!

March Crafts for Kids

Shamrock Coloring Page

by Lightly Sketched

Here is a super easy shamrock craft and free coloring page that you can use to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, the start of spring, or to create a few mindful minutes.

March Crafts for Kids

Marshmallow Painted St. Patrick’s Day Pictures

by The Dragon Mama

Use marshmallows — yes, marshmallows – to create a pot of gold and a field of shamrocks. If you’re worried about your little one eating their paintbrush, try using this edible finger paint!

March Crafts for Kids

St. Patrick’s Day Mad Libs

by Homan at Home

Get ready for the holiday with these two adorable mad libs stories. Add your own words to find out how the stories end!

March Crafts for Kids

Paper Plate Rainbow Craft for Kids

by Mom Hacks 101

Easy paper plate rainbow craft for kids tutorial! Use cotton balls and yarn to create a cloud and her rainbow.

March Crafts for Kids

DIY Rainbow Sensory Bottles

by Lightly Sketched

These rainbow sensory bottles are easy to make and can be used as a mindfulness tool for your little ones! Layer multicolored water beads for a gorgeous effect.

March Crafts for Kids

St. Patrick’s Day Word Search

by Homan at Home

Keep the kids busy with this no-prep activity. Featuring St. Patrick’s day words, this word search is perfect for home or the classroom. 

March Crafts for Kids

Leprechaun Lookers

by Kids Activities Zone

Keep watch for that mischevious leprechaun with this simple set of toilet paper tube binoculars! 

March Crafts for Kids

Coloring Page St. Patrick’s Bag Toppers

by Homan at Home

Let your kids color this printable bag topper, then make a St. Patrick’s Day treat (this one is fantastic!) to fill them as gifts!

Puzzle Piece Shamrock Wreath

by The Soccer Mom Blog

Add a lucky touch to your St. Patty’s Day decor with this super cute DIY Shamrock Wreath! All you need is a dollar store puzzle and a recycled cardboard box.

First Day of Spring Crafts

Celebrate the coming of spring with these March crafts for kids. Even if it’s winter where you are, you can bring the sun for your little kids and create your own beautiful flowers, singing birds, and sunny days!

March Crafts for Kids

Fingerprint Flower Pot

by Crafts by Amanda

These fingerprint flower pots make the perfect keepsake gift idea for spring! Plant seeds or flowers in them to give for Mother’s Day or for a birthday.

March Crafts for Kids

Free Printable March Coloring Pages

by Two Kids and a Coupon

Informative coloring pages help your kids learn facts about holidays this month. These no-prep fun activities are the perfect foundation for these March crafts for kids!

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Gumdrop Cookie Flowers

by Homan at Home

Cookies and gumdrops make these cute little flowers. Make a bouquet for an extra-special spring snack or as a gift for someone special!

March Crafts for Kids

Toilet Roll Flower Stamps

by Taming Little Monsters

This great spring craft turns toilet paper rolls into flower stamps. This is an easy craft activity to do with toddlers and preschoolers.

Easy Paper Songbirds

by Homan at Home

These little songbirds are deceptively simple! Two paper loops and a beak are all you need for this extremely springy paper craft. 

DIY Spring Flower Craft Wreath

by The Inspiration Edit

This simple spring wreath is a fun and easy papercraft. This is easy enough for young kids, but still manages to look great!

March Crafts for Kids

Frog Paper Plate Maze

by Homan at Home

With this cute frog craft, your kids will love trying to get the “fly” into their frog’s mouth! Free frog printable makes this craft easy.

Cupcake Liner Flower Craft for Kids

by A Little Pinch of Perfect

Use cupcake liners to create beautiful flowers. This is an easy way for little hands to practice those scissor skills!

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Color Your Own Paper Kite

by Homan at Home

Harness the March wind with these color-your-own paper kite. Use straws and string to turn your coloring page into a real, flying kite!

Crystal Rain Drop Suncatcher

by Artsy Karma

Create a gorgeous rain drop suncatcher from crystals and shrinky-dinks!

March Crafts for Kids

Spring Flower Papercraft

by Homan at Home

Explore different ways to make beautiful spring flowers with these simple step-by-step tutorials. Create a hyacinth, tulip, and daisy flower garden!

Children’s Poetry Day

This is the time to celebrate poetry! Use these ideas to help kids create poems along fun themes. Kids will love crafting with their words!

Rainbow Poetry (Free Printable)

by In the Playroom

Kids can write their own poetry inspired by the colors of the rainbow with this free printable activity. This post also has ideas for inspirational activities!

Kite Diamonte (Cinquain) Poetry

by Pattie’s Place

Perfect for March, this kite craft uses diamonte, or cinquain, poetry to celebrate the season!

Haiku Wall Hanging

by Celebrate Picture Books

Create a haiku, then turn it into a gorgeous wallhanging using ribbon. You’ll have to scroll to the bottom of the post for the instructions.

How to Write Limericks Worksheet

by Kids Activites

Use the free printable worksheet to create your own silly limericks!

Found or Blackout Poetry

by The Sum of Their Stories

Part poetry and part art project, found poetry uses words from a printed page to create your own poems!

Bio Poems

by Proud to Be Primary

Celebrate your child’s history with this simple bio poem complete with free printable worksheets!

Creature Alliteration Poems

by Christine Tkacz

Use this video to learn about alliteration, then create an alliteration poem about an invented creature!

Concrete (or Shape) Poetry

by Short Story Time

Concrete or shape poems use words to create images. Read some kid-created examples, then follow the steps to create your own concrete poems!

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  1. Hi Diane, your blog is a great resource for parents looking for fun activities to do with their kids in March. With 55+ March crafts for kids, you have covered everything from St. Patrick’s Day to spring activities. The Table of Contents is really helpful, and I love the Women’s History Month Crafts section! Thanks for sharing these great ideas.

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