These 25 crafts are all about being green! They’re all perfect activities to do with preschoolers and are made out of things you may already have around the house. If your child’s favorite color is green, you won’t have to worry about mixing yellow and blue. These groovy green crafts for preschoolers have everything your kiddo could possibly want!
Plus there is no need to purchase anything new! most of these crafts revolve around household, easy to find, non-premium objects. You don’t need any big kits for these fun activities! You’ll get to crafting in no time!
Color Crafts for Kids of All Ages
Grab the green construction paper, green yarn and green paint because we are making some green preschool crafts that older kids will love too. Embrace the green joy while learning about colors and letters. Let the fun begin!
Related: More Color Crafts for Kids from Play Ideas
These age-appropriate creative uses of the color green are a fun way to explore colors through creativity of making easy craft projects.
If green is what they want, green is what we’ve got…
Creative Green Crafts for Kids
1. Fun Green Alligator Clothespin Craft
Your kids are going to want to snap up this alligator clothespin craft idea by Kids Activities Blog! With just a little crafting, kids will transform a clothes pin into green alligator toys.
2. Green Apple Tree Made from Cupcake Liners
This fun apple tree craft from I Heart Crafty Things is a great way to play with cupcake liners and make fun art for your child’s wall!
Related: More apple crafts for preschoolers
3. Groovy Bubble Wrap Snake
Break out the bubble wrap for this bubble wrap snake project from Crafty Morning! Your kids will get a kick out of rolling on the ssscales! Follow the simple instructions to make cute green art projects.
4. Chicka Chicka Boom Craft
If you haven’t read Chicka Chicka Boom yet, you need to! This fun craft from I Heart Crafty Things is a great way to celebrate a classic children’s book!
5. Christmas Minecraft Ornament
Minecraft ornaments are easy to make and this creeper idea from Totally the Bomb will look fantastic on your tree!
6. Green Cricket Craft
If you didn’t get enough crickets over the summer, you should definitely make them in your home, like this one from Jenwa! I love how kids have to do a little problem solving with putting this green craft together.
7. Green Egg Carton Shamrock
Glory be, this egg carton shamrock idea from The Pinterested Parent is a fine lookin’ St. Patty’s Day craft if I do say so!
8. Groovy Egg Carton Turtles
Your kiddo can use those egg cartons to make these green egg carton turtle crafts from Emma Owl! We made these in preschool and they were a big hit to take home and show. This is an incredibly simple eco-friendly activity for any kid whose just really into green!
9. Cool Frankenstein Suncatcher
Check out this Frankenstein suncatcher (unavailable) by From ABC’s to ACT’s! How cute will he be in your window this October? And wait until the sun comes out…it is like a whole new discovery!
10. Awesome Popsicle Stick Crafts
These popsicle stick frogs by Kids Activities Blog are easy to make and cute as a button! Just look at that tongue! Young kids can’t help but giggle… This activity is super easy and make for some great stress free quality time!
11. G is for Green and Grass!
G is for grass, and green (and groovy!)! Want to make it even more fun? Use actual grass when your kiddos make this craft by Hub Pages! This green craft is perfect for beginners.
12. Coffee Froggy Stirrer
This green coffee froggy stirrer idea from Kids Activities Blog will hop into your kiddo’s ‘favorite craft’ pile in no time!
13. Groovy Heart Frog
Your kiddo hearts are green. And they’re going to heart this green heart-frog craft from Crafty Morning! So much to love! This activity is great for giving feedback to your child when it comes to making crafts!
14. Neat Leprechaun Frogs
These green leprechaun hats can be traded in with leprechauns for actual leprechaun gold! let your kiddos make this super awesome craft by The Resourceful Mama!
15. Minecraft Treat Bag
Don’t use a pumpkin to collect treats! Your little Steve will want to use this Minecraft treat bag from Simplistically Living instead!
16. Cute Paper Bag Frog Puppet
This bag frog is a fun hand puppet that’ll set your green-lovers heart all a-flutter! This craft by I Heart Crafty Things is made out of paper bags, by the way! This works really well as part of a frog lesson plan as additional project ideas inspiring the future environmental scientist in your home or classroom.
17. Cool Paper Plate Frog for Toddlers
Next time your kiddo wants to go bug hunting, make this green paper plate frog by Glued To My Crafts first which is super cute green kid crafts!
18. Shopkins-Inspired Mask
This Shopkins-inspired mask by The Pinterested Parent is perfect for your green fan and such a cute craft for your kiddo!
19. Green Polka-Dotted Turtle Craft
Bring this polka-dotted paper plate turtle to life and watch your kiddo’s eyes light up with delight! Plus, this green craft from The Resourceful Mama is super easy to create!
20. Awesome World Map Made from Pasta
Make a map of the world that is so awesome you could eat it up! This greeny pasta map idea from 123 Homeschool 4 Me will let your kids learn about our world one noodle at a time! This makes great STEAM activities for older kids too learning about the planet. Fun Projects like this are great for developing fine motor skills and allow for a lot of personal experimentation.
21. Green peas in a Pod Craft
If your kids are already peas in a pod, they’ll definitely love this green craft from Little Family Fun! This activity is a good fit for children who need a simple scissors activity.
22. Four-Leaf Clovers Made From Cupcake Liners
Your child can make these four-leaf clovers using cupcake holders you find in your cabinet! Lovely green idea from Crafty Morning!
You’re lucky with these green clovers!
23. Green Crepe Paper Shamrocks
Green crepe paper shamrocks will brighten your room and bring you luck year round! Try this cute green craft by The Resourceful Mama with your kids for more luck made of tissue paper and some glue. These fun paper shamrocks are of a higher quality then most and your kid will love it’s texture!
24. Cute Tissue Paper Apple
This tissue paper apple craft by Blissful Roots is so much fun to make, your preschooler will love watching the colors bring it to life! Younger kids have all the crafting skills they need and it makes a great gift for your teacher…
25. Cool TMNT Stick Puppets
These TMNT stick puppets by Kids Activities Blog are ready to fight baddies from the sewer to the penthouse! These are super easy to make and can help with having fun as well as mathematics!
More Colorful and Fun Crafts for Kids from Play Ideas
- Need some coloring pages for green ideas? Try one of over 500+ free coloring pages for kids
- Your kiddo will love to have wide array of cacti with different colors.
- Let’s make some popsicle stick crafts!
- These pig crafts are very pink!
- Keep your kids focused and occupied with these colorful straw and beads busy bags.
- These preschool crafts are some of our favorites featuring Dr Seuss and his legendary books
- Does your kiddo love the rainbow colors? Make these awesome rainbow art crafts with them.
- Light up your kiddo’s night with these spectacular and colorful light activities.
- Oh so many fun Earth Day activities for kids!
Which super fun green craft is the grooviest of all for your kiddo?