Despite its small size, Delaware is full of fun facts, people, and places that you use for a homeschooling unit study.
When you’re planning a unit on this Northeastern state, be sure to include these easy Delaware crafts for kids! There are projects here about the state’s landforms, animals, and cities!
This would also pair up wonderfully with our States Unit Study as well.
The more that you can talk to your child about the different states and learn about them, the better! They’ll love to explore and learn right along with you.
And if you want more ideas for teaching geography to your kids, grab this free World Oceans Labeling Activity!
What is the state nickname of Delaware?
The state of Delaware actually has a few different nicknames but one of them is “The Small Wonder”. Just because it’s small – don’t underestimate it!
What is the state bird of Delaware?
The kids will love to do research on the Delaware state bird, which is a Blue Hen. See what make them different from other breeds of hens as well.
Delaware Crafts for Kids
This list of crafts is a great way to talk about the state of Delaware with your kids. The more learning, the better!
Heart Strawberry Craft
The strawberry is one of the state foods of Delaware. This easy paper Heart Strawberry Craft is just too adorable for kids to make!
Free Printable Flashcards: Butterfly Identification Cards
Delaware has many state animals, including insects. The state butterfly is the Eastern Tiger Swallowtail – a gorgeous butterfly with long colorful wings. Learn more about this butterfly and others with these free Butterfly Identification Cards!
Easy Egg Carton Ladybugs
Another state insect of Delaware is the seven-spotted ladybug. Use these cute Egg Carton Ladybugs to offer a hands-on craft for your little ones to try!
Kid Color Pages: Ladybug Life Cycle
And to learn more about how ladybugs live, check out this printable Ladybug Life Cycle Coloring Page!
Make a beach-in-a-jar keepsake!
Since Delaware is located on the Atlantic Ocean, the east part of the state has plenty of beaches. Try this cute Beach in a Jar Craft!
Garden Dramatic Play
Farming is one of Delaware’s major industries. Make your own farmland with this cute Play Farm Stand, complete with pool noodle “flowers”!
Paper Plate Corn: Easy Harvest Craft for Kids to Make -
Of the foods that are grown in Delaware, one of the most common is corn. This Paper Plate Corn Craft is a fun activity to make during fall or any time of year that you’re studying this state!
Recycled CD Ladybug Craft For Kids
They'll love creating this fun ladybug craft and activity.
Toilet Paper Roll Ladybug Craft
Save up those TP rolls so that the kids can easily make this.
Big Red Barn Book Craft
You're certain to find a lot of big red barns in Delaware.
Toddler Butterfly Craft
You can never have too many butterfly crafts and activities for the kids to do.
Butterfly Clothespin Craft for Preschoolers
Making their own butterflies is a great way to learn more about how butterflies live in Delaware.
20+ Fabric Chicken Ideas & Free Patterns / Tutorials
Since the state bird is a Blue Hen, these patterns are perfect!
Paper Circle Hen and Chick Craft
Speaking of hens, look at how cute this card is!
Homemade Milk Cap Holly Ornaments
With the state tree being a Holly Tree, this easy and festive craft just makes sense.
Puzzle Piece Holly Garland Christmas Kids Craft
Don't miss out on this fun puzzle craft!
Cherry Blossom Craft
Cherry Blossoms are a big deal in Delaware. Why not make your own?
Egg Carton Cherry Blossom Craft
Egg cartons make perfect Cherry Blossoms!
There are so many fun crafts that the kids can do that are all related to Delaware. Use this time to have fun, be creative, and then have conversations about what the state is known for and how it differs from other states as well.
Which of these Delaware crafts for kids do you think they’re going to want to do first?
More Delaware State Resources:
- Get your 14 page Delaware State Unit Study workbook here.
- OR save fifty dollars and get all 50 states’ workbooks here.
- Books about Delaware for Kids
- Delaware Crafts for Children
- Free State Fact File Worksheets
- Kid-Friendly Things to do in Delaware
Have you ever been to Delaware? Do you have any ideas for fun and simple Delaware crafts for kids to try? Share your thoughts in the comments!