Crafts to Make in the Spring
From the Series Crafts For All Seasons
Simple but fun seasonal crafts from Kathy Ross and Vicky Enright! Twenty-nine easy-to-make craft projects with spring themes, including a crocus dish garden, a spring bird mask, and a necktie windsock.
- Book-of-the-Month Children's Club Selection
School Library Journal
“Twenty-nine crafts inspired by spring and holidays are shown on double-page spreads and illustrated with full-color drawings. The directions are framed by border paintings that relate to the projects. The crafts include pussy willows made from cotton swabs, a rather novel ‘Huffing and Puffing Mr. Wind Puppet,’ a giant paper-plate shamrock, a bird’s nest made from uncooked spaghetti, Passover candlesticks, an Easter bunny egg holder, and a spring-cleaning apron of paper towels. Some of the projects are easy enough to be done by kindergartners with adult help, while others could be completed by older children without too much supervision. If adult help is needed with cutting, etc., it is noted in the instructions.” —School Library Journal
Author: Kathy Ross
Kathy Ross grew up in upstate New York in the 1950s. She credits her unusual and very creative elementary school education at Oswego State Teachers College coupled with a childhood that afforded her time to "be" for her endless ability to create. Kathy has written many children’s songs, is a writer for the Highsmith Summer Reading Manual, has made dozens of television appearances, and has given workshops for both children and adults around the country. Kathy has published more then 60 books to date. She was honored to be the featured author of the month on the website of the Children’s Book Council.
Illustrator: Vicky Enright
Vicky Enright has illustrated a number of highly successful Kathy Ross craft titles. Enright lives in Andover, Massachusetts, with her husband, two children, and a big, brown dog that has a habit of popping up in her books.