50 More Summer Crafts for Kids

This week I’ll be continuing the month-long handmade theme with crafts and sewing projects for the kids. Gigi has compiled a new list of 50 crafts to help you keep the kids entertained this summer.

  1. Milk Carton Boats from lilla a design.*
  2. First Loom for Preschoolers from My Mommy Makes It.
  3. Dream Catchers from Natural Kids.
  4. Hot Air Balloon from Bloesem Kids.
  5. Handprint Sunflowers from Nurture Store.
  6. Nature Jar from No Time for Flash Cards.
  7. Driftwood Sailboat from Wabi Sabi Wanderings.
  8. Nature Potions from Squashed Tomatoes.
  9. Seashell Koalas from Martha Stewart.*
  10. Backyard Mural from Family Fun.
  11. Color Scavenger Hunt from Family Fun.
  12. Cootie Catcher Nature Game from 5 Orange Potatoes.
  13. Painted Sun Prints from Skip to My Lou.
  14. Friendship Bracelets from Srumdilly Do for Skip to My Lou.
  15. Nature Guides from Natural Kids.
  16. Beach Art from Artful Adventures.*
  17. Summer Necklace from Growing Up Creative.
  18. Printable Seaside Sketch Books.
  19. Seaside Windchime from Hillbilly Jillies.
  20. Sandcastle Candle from Squashed Tomatoes.
  21. Tic-tac-toe from Bunny Cakes.
  22. Seaside Shell House from Martha Stewart.
  23. Under the Sea Snack Game from Muffin Tin Mom.
  24. Insect Dioramas from Art Lessons for Kids.
  25. Swinging Spiders from Se7en.
  26. Dirt Dessert Recipe from No Time for Flash Cards.
  27. Bug Jars from lilla a design.
  28. Draw and Label Insects from Fairy Dust Teaching.
  29. Bug Catcher Necklace from Whimsy Girl.
  30. Star Fruit Bunting from Alpha Mom.
  31. Holiday Lanterns from Martha Stewart.
  32. Red, white and blue Paper Pinwheel Cupcake Toppers from The Long Thread.*
  33. Confetti Launcher from Family Fun.
  34. Confetti Pop Rockets from Alpha Mom.
  35. Fourth of July Flowers from Crafts by Amanda.
  36. Sidewalk Chalk from Alpha Mom.
  37. Summer Solstice Celebration from Love in the Suburbs.*
  38. Dice Walking from The Artful Parent.
  39. Story Stick from The Butterfly Jungle.
  40. Butterfly Fan from Maya Made.
  41. Homemade Slime from Tidy Mom.
  42. Make Your Own Fabric from Filth Wizardry.*
  43. Glow Cones from Givers Log.
  44. Butterfly Collection from Growing Up Creative.
  45. Paper Poppy Wall Art from Create, Celebrate, Explore.*
  46. Tissue Paper Lanterns from Waldorf Family Network (maybe with battery-operated lights).
  47. Raspberry and Goat’s Milk Yogurt Popsicles from Joy the Baker.
  48. Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches from Grace Violet.
  49. Watermelon Ice Cream Pie from Make and Takes.*
  50. Fruit Leather Recipe from Berlin’s Whimsy.

We’ll also have guest contributors and giveaways throughout the week, so check back!

And if you want more crafts, take a look at the list of 50 summer crafts that I posted a while back. Some websites that regularly feature crafts for kids are Skip to My Lou, Alpha MomThe Crafty Crow, and Make and Takes (see Marie’s lists of crafty websites here and here).

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