We are a crafting family and summer is our favorite season to create fun crafts for little learners! These summer crafts are simple and fun to keep your kids busy this summer. Check out the entire list and find your inspiration for summer crafts for little learners!
Summer Crafts for Little Learners
Save the pop bottles! I love using recycled materials for kids activities. This time create fun fireflies that glow in the dark out of your used, plastic bottles.
Sneak in a little math to your art craft this summer. Making butterflies with paint and paper is easy and fun to do while you add in a quick lesson on symmetry!
Make your own patriotic necklace and bracelet this year. This is a great way to add fine motor practice to your patriotic craft time!
These paper plate fans are adorable! I know my kids are going to love them. Grab a couple materials from your craft stash and create customized fans in minutes.
Popsicle themed anything is perfect for summer crafting! Check out these simple to make felt popsicle pretend play materials for your busy little learners.
Mesmerizing! Make your own paper spinners for hours of fun. Grab your craft stash for this one and get creative along with your kids. There’s no right way to create for this summer craft for little learners!
Grab your recycling bin for the materials to make fireworks painting. I really like how scissor skills are used in this simple craft!
Not long ago we made a paper flower craft that is perfect for summertime. We love fresh flowers at home and this craft has a fun learning twist to learn the parts of a flower too!
Painted salt castles are sure to help your kids stay busy as they create beautiful creations out of salt and watercolors. Throw in a little lesson on color mixing while you craft with your kids!
This is a summertime MUST! Grab your squirt guns and create beautiful art outside. If you have kids that love to move, this is the summer craft for you.
Who doesn’t love popsicles when the weather is warmer? This fine motor popsicle craft will be the perfect afternoon activity.
We are outside a lot during the summer months exploring the outdoors. I love the idea of use nature for our next crafting materials. Check out how to make natural paintbrushes and create beautiful paintings this summer.
I do LOVE watermelon! So do my kids. This watermelon craft is easy to put together and a great fine motor craft for little learners!
Be patriotic this summer! Make Uncle Sam paper plate craft as a great introduction to American social studies for little learners while you craft.
What a fun idea! Make your own summer walking sticks for your family hikes. The kids are going to love the colors and this is a great family craft!
Tic Tac Toe is a classic summer game. Make your own game out of your painted rock collection and couple craft sticks. This game is perfect for backyard entertainment by the pool!
A lot of families go camping in the summer months. If you are planning a camping trip, make these sweet campfire handprint keepsake before you go!
Save the cardboard rolls for your own school of fish! This summer craft is great for helping little ones with scissor skills and encouraging pretend play.
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Do you have any favorite summer crafts that are not on the list?