September is National Rice Month. Celebrate with all sorts of rice activities and by crafting with this versatile and inexpensive material. At Fun Family Crafts, we have over 25 crafts made with rice. And let’s not forget about all the edible crafts you can make with rice cereal! We have 50 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!
- Rice Art – Pour colored rice into clear bottles or jars to make beautiful art. This craft is just as pretty as sand art, but considerably less messy!
- 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.
- Chocolate Topped Rice Krispie Footballs – Any sports fan would love these tasty treats! They’re perfect for everything from an after-practice team snack to a Super Bowl party.
- 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.
Happy National Rice Month!