Kid-Friendly Crafts to Try This Summer

School is finally out and if you’ve got a few bored kids on your hand, listen up. With summer break comes tons of free time for the little ones. If you’re looking for ways to keep them occupied that doesn’t involve countless hours on TV, consider getting them to find their inner artist and craft a few of these fun summer break craft ideas.


  • Colorful Dish Sponge Craft

    Inner Child Fun featured this color sponge bomb craft. By cutting up the sponges, you can make these fun sponges easily for a quick and color summer craft. 

  • An Eco-Friendly Caterpillar

    When it comes to crafting, you can totally incorporate a green aspect to the activity. Planet Forward featured this cute caterpillar made with an egg carton. Try this eco-friendly summer break craft the kids can easily make. 

  • Pretty Paper Towel Butterflies 

    Make it Love It created these amazing butterflies with the assistance of a few little hands. Using food color and paper towels, the kids can turn ordinary paper towel sheets into beautiful butterflies they can then play with. 

  • Borings Rocks No More!

    This colorful craft uses plain boring rocks and transforms them into pretty color rocks to match the summertime fun. Set up your craft table outside and kids of all ages from kindergarten through junior high can get in on the painting fun. 

  • Tissue Paper Rings

    Living Lo Curto made this craft that the little divas at your house will love to wear afterwards. It’s a simple enough craft that they can even lend a hand in creating! Follow their instructions for making this tissue paper flower ring. 

  • A Craft Using Clothespins

    Pom poms and wiggly eyes will transform clothespins into cute caterpillars in just a few minutes! Happy Home Fairy featured this craft designed for the little ones to make on their own. 

  • Paper Plate Frogs

    Paper plates always make an appearance in summertime crafting. We’re sure you’ve got a stash on hand for quick craft you can put together when the gets are getting cranky before lunchtime. No Time for Flash Cards shows you how to make these easy paper plate tree frogs. 

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