Easy Summer Crafts for Kids

Its officially summer in most places and that means that the kids are home all.day.long.  And if you are like us and live where it is blazing hot during the day, then inside activities are the best.  Its hard to contain my kids energy so when we are stuck inside I try to have them focus on fun crafts.  They both love to paint and experiment with new textures so it works out great.  I’ve rounded up some easy summer crafts for kids to share today!  You know, in case you want to keep your sanity this summer.

25 Easy summer crafts for kids - keep kids entertained for hours!

  1. DIY Chalk and Magnet Board :: Sunny with a Chance of Sprinkles
  2. Pool Noodle Race Track :: Ramblings from Utopia
  3. Water Bottle Rocket :: Glued to my Crafts
  4. Love Bug Rocks :: Crystal and Co
  5. Paper Plate Marble Craft :: Frugal Fun 4 Boys
  6. DIY Wind Spinners :: Joyfully Weary
  7. DIY Chalk Paint :: Sunny with a Chance of Sprinkles
  8. Embellished Flip Flops :: The DIY Dreamer
  9. DIY Strawberry Planter :: We Made That
  10. Recycled Car City :: Fun at Home with Kids
  11. Coffee Filter Umbrellas :: Sunny with a Chance of Sprinkles
  12. DIY Telescope :: hands on as we grow
  13. Tissue Paper Tree :: A Nation of Moms
  14. Smashin Ice :: Glued to my Crafts
  15. Bead Caterpillars :: Make and Takes
  16. DIY Angry Birds :: Keeping it Simple
  17. Homemade Bubbles :: Urban Mommies
  18. Monster Shootout :: What I Live For
  19. Clothespin Painting :: Glued to my Crafts
  20. Homemade Finger Paint :: Red Ted Art
  21. Rainbow Bubble Snakes :: Housing a Forest
  22. Garden Sensory Bin :: Mess for Less
  23. Self Drawings :: Pickle Bums
  24. Nature Weaving Craft :: Craftiments
  25. Melted Crayon Art :: Clumsy Crafter

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Kelley is a work at home mom who loves making her kids laugh. She enjoys cooking, crafting, and the everyday chaos of life.

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  1. says

    Thanks for this great list, Kelley! I’ve got this pinned. I know I’ll refer back to it a ton when coming up with ideas for keeping Emma busy!

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