Rice is a versatile and inexpensive crafting material. Here at Fun Family Crafts, we have lots of kid-friendly rice activities to try. And don’t forget about all the edible crafts you can make with rice cereal! We have dozens of creative ways to turn Rice Krispies Treats into crafts that the kids will love to make and eat.
Below are 5 of our favorite rice activities and crafts. You can browse through 25+ rice crafts here.
Rice Activities & Crafts
- Clay Bird Nest – Make beautiful bird nests from clay, rice, hay and other natural materials. Even the youngest of crafters will love this activity.
- Sensory Cactus Craft – Create a textured cactus using rice and other craft materials. This is a great activity to accompany a study of deserts.
- Chili Pepper Maracas – Fill cardboard tubes, empty cans and other recyclables with rice to make kid-friendly musical instruments. These chili pepper maracas will make anyone smile!
- Glow in the Dark Rice – Anything that glows in the dark is tons of fun and rice is no exception! Explore and play with this fun sensory bin idea.
- Colored Rice American Flag – This craft is great for Independence Day or other patriotic holidays, but it is just a fun for an ordinary day. Change out the colors to make the Olympic flag, the flag of other countries, or a state flag.
Here are 5 of our cutest and tastiest Rice Krispies Treat crafts. You can browse through all 50+ Rice Krispies Treat ideas here.
Rice Krispies Treat Crafts
- Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cones – Not only are these treats adorable and delicious, but they’re easy to make and won’t melt! They are great for parties any time of year.
- Rice Krispies Treat Balloons – Nothing is more festive than a colorful bunch of balloons. This edible version combines Rice Krispies Treats, fruit roll-ups and Twizzlers.
- Rice Krispie Treat Pig in Chocolate Mousse Mud – This adorable pig is made with a rice krispie treat and is sitting in delicious chocolate mousse mud.
- Rice Krispies Treat Dinosaur Bones – Turn Rice Krispie Treats into an awesome dinosaur. What a fun way to conclude a study of dinosaurs!
- Cookie Monster Rice Krispies Treats – There’s so much to love about these Cookie Monster treats. They’re easy to make, inexpensive, yummy and so cute.
Whether you’re celebrating National Rice Month in September or looking for a fun idea year-round, be sure to check out all the rice crafts and recipes!