35 summer crafts for kids that won’t break the bank!
We have 35 adorable summer crafts for kids that will keep little ones from being bored. You can use supplies that you have around the house for most of these. There are so many cute summer crafts to do that the kids will have trouble choosing!
35 summer crafts for kids
Celebrate summer with some of these awesome summer crafts for kids. These can be used for almost all ages, they’re easy to make, and quick. Here are 35 summer crafts.
They are simple to make and the kids will enjoy decorating them with their own designs.
They are just so adorable, and make a perfectly simple craft project for every age!
It’s a simple kid craft idea that is perfect for the upcoming camping season!
Looking for a cute and easy way to bring the outdoors inside? This Thumbprint Flower Pot is an easy craft that will brighten up your house!
Depending on your kids you can make whatever flavor you want!
They make great party photo props and are great for fun imaginative play too!
Temperatures sure are rising so if you are in a search of a fun activity to cool with this sponge sailboat craft is just a thing to do with the kids.
It’s as easy as recycling a cardboard tube and using a foam ball.
This craft is so easy to make, it’s simple, and it only takes a few supplies.
These paper plate tropical fish have bright and vibrant colors and are oh so beautiful!
Weaving paper is great for fine motor skills, and with warmer months approaching we thought it’s a great time to make this fish paper weaving craft.
Looking for a fun craft to make with the kids for Shark Week?
Who doesn’t love pineapple? Why not have your kids make their own fingerprint pineapples!
This flower craft combines an important skill with a fun craft.
This cardboard tube binoculars craft is a fun way to get excited for spring and summer time.
Grab your origami papers and let’s start folding!
When in doubt, just use paper. Not as tasty, but just as cute.
It requires no paint so if you’ve been on the hunt for a fun summer craft that doesn’t make a lot of mess, this jellyfish craft is perfect!
This is an amazing ocean animal craft to kick off summer!
It’s simple to make and the brightly colored beak gives the craft such a fun pop of color.
The pasta adds awesome texture to the fish and they look like colorful scales so it was a perfect compliment.
Colorful, creative and “oh so cute” comes to mind when I think of this paper craft tutorial!
These adorable fans are perfect for a hot day or just to make for fun!
This fun recycling craft makes an adorable decoration for a child’s room or even a nursery. If your child loves boats, make this cute margarine tub boat together!
These oyster seashells are a great ocean project to make with your kids.
Summer wouldn’t be summer without colorful pinwheels spinning in the breeze.
Save those leftover egg cartons and make an adorable craft instead.
They’d also be a great for an “Under The Sea” themed birthday party or a beach themed wedding.
Styrofoam balls are great for crafting! These ice cream cones are great for a hot summer day when you need to stay inside.
These coffee filter sunflowers are cute and they’re fun to make!
This paper bowl turtle craft for kids is probably one of the simplest crafts ever to make and it’s just simply cute.
If you haven’t made puffy paint before, then this is a must try!
This simple and easy paper roll craft is great for summer crafting days.
Kids love slime, at least mine do, and it is so simple and cheap to make. Absolutely perfect for hot summer afternoons or for rainy days.
Paper is so un-messy and cuttable. Which makes it perfect for crafting.
So many adorable summer crafts for kids! I’m going to do several of these because I can’t choose only one!
I love the fingerprint pineapple and the eggshell flowers.
Let us know how your summer crafts for kids turn out.
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