Creative Grandparents Day Craft Ideas For Preschoolers

Grandparents bonding with their grandchildren is simply a treat to watch. Nowadays many preschools and Child Care Whittier CA celebrates Grandparents' day to promote this bonding through some activities and crafts. You can scroll down to get some inspiring ideas on grandparents’ day crafts, especially for toddlers and preschoolers.

1. Handmade cards :

Children love making cards for their loved ones. These simple and cute cards are just perfect to share their love for their grandparents. Their art teachers can help them to make these cards in their preschool.

Materials needed :

  • Bland cards
  • Paint and paintbrushes
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Colour pens
  • Stickers and other decoratives (optional)

Instructions :

  • Take a blank card and ask them to draw an image of their choice. Maybe they can draw flowers like rose or lily or sunflower. If they are too small to draw one, you can help or draw the layout.
  • Then, encourage them to paint the image with bright colors. If they are not comfortable with paint, let them use color pencils.
  • Once the paint is dry, they can use stickers, sequins, or glitters to decorate the card.
  • Ask them to write a cute little message inside the card for their grandparents. They can use color pens instead of using normal pencils.

1. Cute little clay photo frame :

Child Care Whittier CA caregivers can encourage children to make a cute little photo frame with clay. This would be an excellent gift for any grandparent.

Materials needed :

  • Air hardening clay of different colors
  • Decorative gems
  • One picture preferable of the grandparents with their grandchildren
  • Card
  • Glue
  • Double-sided tape
  • Magnet

Instructions :

  • Take the clay and help your students to roll it out into the shape of a photo frame. Most of the kids love to roll the clay. So, let them roll it into a flat even shape of a square or rectangle. Then use a ruler to cut the edges.
  • Once you are done making the desired shape, make a hole in the center that is a little smaller than the size of the picture.
  • They can affix decorative stones or gems to beautify the frame.
  • Now let the clay get hard.
  • After that, use double-sided tape and stick the picture at the back of the dried clay photo frame.
  • Measure and cut a piece of the card paper and attach it at the back of the double-sided tape. Now, use the glue to stick the magnet on the card paper and the frame is ready.
1. Handprint painting :

In Child Care Whittier CA children do handprint painting and this can be a great keepsake gift for the grandparents.

Materials :

  • Plain white card paper
  • Brown paint
  • Colorful stickers in the shape of leaves

Instructions :

  • Get the white card paper ready and then cover their palms and wrists with brown color.
  • Stamp firmly onto the paper with their fingers wide open. It will give the shape of branches of a tree. Let it dry.
  • Then let them affix the stickers like the leaves, flowers, and fruits onto the tree branches.
  • This painting can be framed and used as a gift to the grandparents.