Summer is the perfect time to try simple and fun summer activities with the kiddos! To mention, there are so many fun interactive activities, like blog and tutorials found on pinterest and facebook too perfect for kids of all ages!
Whether you are stuck inside on a super hot sunny day or you are looking for a great activity to enjoy the beautiful weather, these easy summer crafts for kids and activities are fantastic. Enjoy!
These sensational summer craft ideas are so much fun for kids of all ages!
Fun Summer Crafts for Kids of All Ages
1. Simple Bird House Craft
Make an adorable home for those beautiful little birdies to live in for the summer with this fun little birdhouse craft project from Delineate Your Dwelling! Little preschoolers will love watching the birds come and go all day long!
2. Cute Bottle Cap Bugs
These bottle cap bug crafts from This Grandma is Fun is great for kids of all ages! Kids can create all different types of bugs, whether it be bees, ladybugs, beetles, or their own imaginary bugs. Decorate it with colorful beads too!
3. Bowtie Noodle Butterflies
These bowtie noodle butterflies are so much fun for the kids to make! They can make their own mural using whatever colors and designs they fancy in this creative project from Crafty Morning! This makes the perfect craft for any occasion!
4. Airplane Crafts from Popsicle Sticks
Aren’t these stick plane crafts by Making Life Blissful so much fun? Kids can decorate them however they want to make them as bright or uniquely designed as they please!
5. Lovely DIY Flower Garlands
Your kids will love helping you decorate your outdoor space with this DIY backyard flower garland project from Inspired by This. With only 3 supplies and a few steps later and you can light up the night with this twinkling strand-like fireflies!
6. Paper Flowers Made from Cupcake Liners
Brighten up your desk with these gorgeous cupcake paper flower pencil toppers and bubble wands! This craft by Living Chic Mom is so simple for the kids to make as gifts for friends, family, and teachers!
7. Easy DIY Dream Catchers
Bad dreams are no fun, but this dream catcher (unavailable) little project by Jane Can…? It’s a SURE FUN! Add a pop of color and culture to your kid’s room with this beautiful craft!
8. Egg Carton Whale Craft
Splish! Splash! Add more fun in the summer with this adorable little egg carton whale craft from I Heart Crafty Things! Aren’t this little buddy just so cute?
9. Flower Crafts Made of Paper Plates
Flowers are the best part of spring and summer! This paper plate flower craft from The Resourceful Mama is the perfect way to bring in the beautiful colors outside, indoors. Match it with colorful pots too!
10. Cool Down the Summer with Fruit Fans
Summer doesn’t have to be so hot with these fun fruit fan rainbow crafts by The Idea Room! Kids love fans of all sorts, but these fruit fans are definitely the coolest!
11. Easy Jellyfish Craft
If your kiddos are looking for a bright colorful, oceanic craft that makes very little mess…this jellyfish craft idea from I Heart Crafty Things is perfect! Add a starfish, turtles, and sand too!
12. Mason Jar Tea Lights
Pretty, bright, flowery, and simply beautiful. These mason jar tea lights inspiration by 365 Designs will make a great addition to your outdoor decor this summer!
13. Cute Summer Owl Crafts
Kids can never tire of owl crafts! They are seriously so cute, like this one from I Heart Crafty Things! These big eyes owl cups (unavailable) are a great way to use up those leftover styrofoam cups and cardboard tubes lying around!
14. Lovely Doily Butterflies
These clothespin-painted doily butterflies will surely enjoy soaring through your home. This lovely craft by A Little Pinch of Perfect will give your kids a fluttery feeling of summer happiness!
15. Mermaid Paper Bag Puppet
Your little ones can spend all day in the sun while playing with this incredibly fun mermaid paper bag puppet idea from I Heart Crafty Things! If you have a little girl who loves mermaids and swimming lessons you won’t want to miss out on this awesome craft!
16. Lovely Paper Daffodils
These paper daffodil flower ideas by Make and Takes will make a beautiful addition to your mantel or planter place decor. Your little gardener will love crafting them too!
17. Pinecone Pineapple Craft
Here’s a great summer project from Tiffany’s Tidings that will take your kids outside on a hunt! They will love looking for pinecones and turning them into pinecone pineapples! Next to try- watermelon!
18. Plastic Bottle Flowers
What a beautiful way to upcycle along with ice cream cones and plastic bottles with your kids is this fantastic plastic bottle flower craft project (unavailable) by The Chilly Dog!
19. Cute Caterpillar Clothespin Crafts
These creepy crawling caterpillar clothespin crafts by We Made That are sure to bring so much joy to your kids this summer. Learn from the best ideas on campfire craft!
20. Simple Paper Popsicle Crafts
You won’t have to worry about a drippy mess your toddler will make with these bright paper popsicle summer arts by Craft Whack! Just a little glue and paper and your kids will be having a grand ol’ time!
21. Gorgeous Hanging Bottle Art
If you have leftover water bottles, you and your kids can turn them into these gorgeous bottle art projects from Creative Green Living!
22. Colorful Sponge Water Bombs
Cool down the summer heat with these super fun sponge water bomb projects by Endlessly Inspired! Not only will the kids have fun making these sponge bombs, but they will entertain the kids for hours while they soak them up and enjoy some water play!
23. DIY Tulip Garden
Make your own tulip garden with this craft idea from Reuse Grow Enjoy! Your kids will love creating their own little garden out of cardboard, popsicle sticks, and yarn. Just like paper pinwheels!
24. Lovely Twirling Ladybugs
These twirling ladybug art projects from Crafts by Amanda swirl and twirl and look so cute, and all you need is a little breeze!
25. Cool Dragonfly Spoons
How much fun are these dragonfly spoon crafts by I Heart Crafty Things? These are so easy to make and the kids will love flying them around and playing with them after creating them!
More Summer Fun Crafts and Activities from Play Ideas!
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- Science Friday brings us some summer experiments involving two of our favorite things: ICE and crafts! Put on that swimsuit and dive into some cool activities.
- Summer may be almost over, but kids can still play outside with sidewalk chalk! Discover a wide range of sidewalk chalk and other craft ideas for summer here.
Which sensational summer craft are you doing with your little one today?