25 Elementary Crafts that are Perfect for Summer

June 20, 2019

Annette Breedlove

Annette Breedlove

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How many times a day do you hear “I’m bored”? I know my kids utter those words at least ten times a day, especially during the summer. No matter what exciting things we have planned or how much we try to get them to play outside, sometimes they run out of things to do!

During rainy summer days, or when my kids have just run out of things to do, we turn to crafts! They love playing with their LEGO bricks together and will spend hours building towns, parks and creating scenarios together.

25 elementary crafts that are perfect for summer

My kids truly are each other’s best friends and will play together nicely…until they don’t. Then we need to separate them and find a different activity. Crafts and drawing/art have been a life saver for us. My kids aren’t all crafty, but they all love to color and create their own worlds through drawings.

And even though I am not a crafty mom, on occasion I find that crafts are a great way to pass the time. Plus, it gets them away from sitting in front of the TV. All of these crafts are easy enough for kids to do and will keep them entertained all summer long! Here are 25 summer crafts for kids.

Keep your kids occupied and using their imaginations with these Summer Themed Crafts for Elementary!

Paper Roll Crab | Easy Peasy and Fun

Suncatcher Jellyfish | I Heart Arts and Crafts

Fruit Fans | A Girl and Glue Gun

Pop Bottle Firefly | One Little Project

DIY Bubble Wands | Red Ted Art

DIY Wind Chimes | Hands on as We Grow

Popsicle Stick S’mores | Glued to My Crafts

Paper Plate Beach Ball | About a Mom

Painting with Nature | No Time for Flash Cards

Paper Plate Boat | Non Toy Gifts

Ocean Animal Paper Plate Craft | JDaniel4’s Mom

Woven Crab Craft | Arty Crafty Kids

Fish Paper Weaving Craft | Easy Peasy and Fun

Name Keychains | Moms and Crafters

Paper Plate Pufferfish | There’s Just One Mommy

Summer Pencil Holders | Red Ted Art

DIY Giant Bubbles | Spaceships and Laser Beams

Seashell Necklace | Moms and Crafters

Rocking Paper Plate Boat | Red Ted Art

DIY Bubble Blower | Thirty Handmade Days

Paper Plate Sun | Kids Activities

Paper Plate Frisbees | Crafts by Amanda

Egg Carton Narwhal | Schooling a Monkey

Summer Paper Weaving | Meraki Mother

Lemonade Summer Craft | The Kindergarten Connection

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25 elementary crafts that are perfect for summer

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