Looking for DIY crafts for kids? Keep your little rascals occupied with these simple DIY crafts to make this summer!
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In this article:
- No-Sew DIY Recycled Jeans Purse
- Firework Painting
- Egg Carton Boat
- Craft Stick Airplane
- DIY Flower Crown
- DIY Robot Mask
- Water Bottle Piggy Bank
- Homemade Sidewalk Chalk Paint
- DIY Butterfly Magnets
- Kids Rainbow Wind Chimes
- Nature Painting Texture Collage for Kids
- Fun with Pet Rocks
- Giant Sun
- Frog Baseball Hat
- Garden Rock Caterpillar
- Sun Melted Crayon Art
- DIY Paper Fans
- Cotton Ball and Yarn Rainbow
- Crazy Feathered Parrots
- Flower Prints From Soda Bottles
- Family Name Banners
- Bottle Cap Bugs
- Kid’s Summer Shoe
Cool DIY Crafts for Kids You Will Also Love
1. No-Sew DIY Recycled Jeans Purse
With all the jeans lying around your home no longer worn, surely you can spare one for this fun recycled crafts project. Put the fun and fashion in recycling with this trendy purse for your baby girl.
2. Firework Painting
It’s easy to make and inexpensive way to create an exploding display of colors.
3. Egg Carton Boat
A perfect craft to make for pool days for sure. It’s also great for all ages, but younger kids would need a bit of help.
4. Craft Stick Airplane
5. DIY Flower Crown
6. DIY Robot Mask
7. Water Bottle Piggy Bank
8. Homemade Sidewalk Chalk Paint
Lend your little ones a hand in making this mixture outside which for sure will lessen the indoor mess.
9. DIY Butterfly Magnets
Aren’t they cute?! Boys and girls will adore this fun and colorful craft.
Make these fluttering butterflies and use it as a fancy decor for kids room, or you can put it all on your fridge.
10. Kids Rainbow Wind Chimes
I’m sure you’ll be proud to hang their creations anywhere at home. And perhaps catch show them off to families and friends.
11. Nature Painting Texture Collage for Kids
Surely you can’t pass up on the chance to use anything you find in nature. From twigs to shells, put it all into a frame commemorating summer family fun.
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12. Fun with Pet Rocks
13. Giant Sun
14. Frog Baseball Hat
15. Garden Rock Caterpillar
16. Sun Melted Crayon Art
Summer’s heat plays a great role in making this craft. It’s also affordable and very doable for children.
Use every color in the box to create an amazing piece of art.
17. DIY Paper Fans
18. Cotton Ball and Yarn Rainbow
19. Crazy Feathered Parrots
Your little pirates will be jumping for joy with these colorful crazy feathered parrots craft. This wonderful craft also teaches your kids color lessons and boost their motor skills.
20. Flower Prints From Soda Bottles
21. Family Name Banners
A perfect craft for the whole family to enjoy and it doubles as a colorful addition to your home decor.
22. Bottle Cap Bugs
Kids will love pretend-flying these bugs around long after they’re done creating it. They are adorable but definitely frugal.
These bottle cap bugs will also help your kids fight off boredom while getting creative.
23. Kid’s Summer Shoe
Still got time for one more simple DIY crafts for kids? Check out this video from Shaun and Kyra:
Summer may be a time to relax for some, but for kids, summer needs to be fun, memorable, and boredom is a no-no! These simple DIY crafts will keep your kids occupied all summer long for sure.
Use this list of simple DIY crafts and give your child a creative summer to remember.
Did you find the perfect DIY crafts for kids this summer? Let us know which ones in the comments section below.
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on June 26, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.