North Dakota is one of the most fascinating states in the U.S. It’s one of the most northern states, sitting on the Canadian border, but it’s also one of the least populated regions in the country. Despite its relatively small population, though, North Dakota is full of interesting sights, incredible weather patterns, and local wildlife. And that makes it a fun state to learn about with kids!
If you’re planning a North Dakota unit for children, be sure to add in these cute North Dakota crafts for kids! These are easy and neat projects that students will have a blast making as they study geography!
Due to its long winters, North Dakota gets several feet of snow each year. Add this cool Popping Snow Sensory Activity for some simple sensory play!
North Dakota Crafts for Kids:
1. North Dakota’s state animal is the Nakota horse. Let the kids make their own Hobby Horse Craft!
2. Make a neat snow-themed project with this awesome Frosted Snowflake Craft. These would be lovely to hang on windows!
3. Wild moose are a common sight in the North Dakota wilderness. Try this easy Coffee Filter Moose Craft with the little ones!
4. North Dakota is home to 11 different universities. Get a taste of the college grad life with this cute Graduation Diploma Craft!
5. Since North Dakota has miles and miles of flat highways, buses are a popular kind of public transportation through the state. Kids can create buses of their own with this Milk Carton Bus Craft!
6. Even though North Dakota gets a lot of snow, it also gets plenty of sunshine. In fact, the sunflower is the state’s official flower! This cute Folded Paper Sunflower Craft is an adorable craft to try!
7. Milk is North Dakota’s official state beverage. Use an old jug to make this colorful Milk Carton Woven Basket Craft!
8. The North Dakota State Fair is a big tourist attraction each year. Build your own fair ride with this really neat Cardboard Ferris Wheel!
After you try some of these North Dakota crafts with your little ones, challenge them to come up with their own ideas for more state crafts! I’d love to hear what other North Dakota crafts they come up with!