Make this summer full of fun with these easy summer crafts for kids. It is a great way for your kids to get creative, pass the time, and make some pretty items to hang in the home, give as gifts to loved ones, and just have fun. If you have younger kids, these crafts will help them master their skills like using scissors, following steps, and even problem-solving. Make and decorate an art piece on a hot summer day, when you want to hide inside in the nice air conditioning!
A lot of these crafts are quick and easy and you might even have items on hand. These summer themed crafts for kids are some of my favorite crafts to do with kiddos. I mean who doesn’t love making homemade play dough, a tie-dye shirt or a pineapple necklace? Feast your eyes on these fun activities and crafts to pass the day away.
Easy Summer Crafts For Kids
If you want to do a tie-dye craft check out this tulip tie-dye shirt craft. Your kids will have a blast working at making a one-of-a-kind shirt, and they can wear it all summer long.
Let your kids dive in and make these boondoggle keychains that are bright and vibrant and fun just like summertime.
Another fun craft is these bath fizzies that have a surprise in the center. Let taking a bath become an adventure to wait for the bath fizzie to finish to see what’s inside.
I love this rainbow cotton ball craft. Paper, cotton balls, and some paint are pretty much all you need to make these stunning rainbows, that would look great on display!
You can never go wrong with some slime. This is a glitter mermaid slime that is over the top fun, and full of shine and shimmer to make it even more fun to play with.
Three simple ingredients is all it takes to make this playdough at home. No cream of tartar required for this easy recipe.
Pick up a cheap pair of white shoes and make homemade tie-dye shoes! They are colorful and fun and something that can be used through the summer!
Head to the beach and pick up some shells and come home and make these easy salt dough keepsake shell pendants. They are really fun and kids will love wearing their masterpiece.
Paper plate ice cream craft allows your kid to make their own cupcakes with whatever colors and designs they want. From a strawberry color, mint chocolate chip, and more.
Enjoyable Summer Crafts For Kids To Keep Them Busy
I am swooning over how adorable this pineapple necklace is. Just simple items needed to make a really cute and fun necklace perfect for summer. You can buy colored buttons to make this!
Here are a ladybug and bumble bee tic-tac-toe craft you can help your kids make. This would be fun to let them help paint the rocks and then teach them how to play.
Go under the sea with these simple paper octopus crafts. Let your child use their imagination and create a really fun and playful octopus.
Since I shared a girly slime I can not share a boy one! Here is a Star Wars slime that will let your boy have a blast making and give them hours of fun playtime ahead.
I love these jellyfish cupcake liner crafts, they are adorable. These would be fun to make and then hang from the ceiling in your child’s room!
These clothespin dragonflies are so fun and are a perfect summer craft for kids. Hang these on the wall or attach a magnet to the back and put on the fridge.
Hope you can find a few of these summer kid crafts to do with your kiddos, and make memorable moments! Crafting is so relaxing and fun, and kids love it.
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