Check out the BEST crafts for kids to make this summer including all your favorite summer things like boats, popsicles, ocean animals, and more!
Whether it is time for the kids to take a break from playing in the sun or they are complaining about being bored, these summer crafts for kids are just what you need! They are the perfect way to keep kids using their imaginations and creativity during summer break!
The summer crafts include ocean animals, paper plate crafts, handprint crafts and more! There are enough ideas to keep your kiddo entertained. Other summer ideas include Ocean Activities & Crafts, Vacation Activities, and 16 Ultimate Summer Activities.
The BEST Summer Crafts for Kids to Make
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How about a craft that is fun to make and eat!?! This Marshmallow Octopus craft is just that…and I know your kids will think it’s sweet!
Rainbow Cloud Craft
Kids will love making their very own rainbow at home with this fun and easy Rainbow Cloud Craft by Wonder in His World! It’s easy enough for preschoolers and kindergarteners to make on their own with just a little help in the gluing department.
Learn how to make this cute Bumblebee craft for kids with a toilet paper roll tube by Crafting with Kids. This easy bee craft is a great summer craft, since the bees are buzzing around the summer flowers, and it can also inspire children to learn about Bees and pollination.
Paper Plate Watermelon Fans Craft
This watermelon paper plates fan craft by Honey and Lime is fun to make and helps to keep you cool this summer!
Handprint Campfire Craft
It’s summertime and for so many people around the country, that means camping season! Whether you go camping as a family or send the kids off to summer camp, you’re going to love this easy handprint campfire craft by Simple Everyday Mom.
Paper Plate Sun Craft
This paper plate sun craft is just way too cute! It’s a perfect summer craft for kids and will brighten up any day in minutes by Mommy Made That.
Pool Noodle Boats
These pool noodle boats are such a fun way to make a DIY water toy that kids will love. All you need is a pool noodle and a few other supplies to make these adorable boats by The Best Ideas for Kids!
Toilet Paper Roll Popsicles
How Adorable are these Toilet Paper Roll Popsicles? This craft is Super-Duper-easy, and your kids will be so excited to make these colorful popsicles by Little Ladoo.
Grab a paper bag and make a splash with this paper bag whale craft. Kids can fill their bag to make a 3D craft that’s fun to play with when they are done making it.
Beautiful Summer Sunset Art
Doing art projects for kids is a wonderful way to spend time, and bond with your children this Summer. Summer crafts are filled with beautiful colors, and happy scenes by Taming Little Monsters.
Paper Plate Ladybug Craft
There’s something so fun and cheerful about a ladybug craft. Use strips of colorful tissue paper to create this adorable paper plate ladybug by Crafts by Amanda!
Make this fun Jellyfish craft that’s perfect for kids and even preschoolers, with a little help with the cutting out part. Make sure to grab the free jellyfish template too my Mommy Made That!
Mermaid Paper Bag Craft
Mermaid fans unite! There’s never too many mermaid crafts and activities to do, right? If you agree, you’ll want to make this easy mermaid paper bag craft with your kids by Simple Everyday Mom.
Paper Plate Frisbees
Turn ordinary paper plates into a fun frisbee! This paper plate frisbee craft is great for spring, summer, or as a group project by Crafts by Amanda.
You can’t go through summer without celebrating sharks. Make this paper plate shark craft with the free template with your kids!
This adorable butterfly garland is perfect for spring and summer decor. Here’s how to make it for your home or an upcoming event by Two Kids and a Coupon.
Easy Pineapple Craft
Summer is the perfect time to get crafting with kids. The long, hot days give you ample opportunity to create some family moments. Why not start with this Pineapple Craft for Summer? It’s simple, relatively mess-free and uses handprints, so you can keep the picture and use them as a keepsake by Taming Little Monsters.
Paper Plate Sunflower Craft
Are you looking for an easy flower craft for kids? This Paper Plate Sunflower Craft is perfect for toddlers or preschoolers to make this Summer by Taming Little Monsters.