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100 + Summer Kid Crafts and Activities

Hot summer days have arrived and it is time for summer kid crafts and activities. I have gathered lots of different crafts and activities to keep you kids busy all summer long.

There are a bunch of crafts and outdoor activities for lots of summer fun. Go outside and have lots of fun in the hot sun and come inside and cool off and do some easy and fun summer crafts.

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Summer Activities

  • Blow Bubbles.
  • Play in a sprinkler.
  • Play in a pool at your house.
  • Go to your local pool.
  • Go to a local splash pad.
  • Jump on an outdoor trampoline.
  • Go for a hike.
  • Go for a nature hike.
  • Go on a tour of all your local parks and play on all the equipment.
  • Swim at your local pool.
  • Go to your local splash pad.
  • Fly a kite.
  • Go to the beach.
  • Play in the sand.
  • Cloud watch.
  • Ride your bike.
  • Go roll skating or skateboarding.
  • Play basketball.
  • Play soccer.
  • Play tennis.
  • Play football.
  • Play baseball.
  • Play catch.
  • Play hopscotch.
  • Chase butterflies.
  • Go for a walk.
  • Go on a picnic.
  • Camp in the backyard.
  • Go camping at a local lake.
  • Make sidewalk art with chalk.

Summer Kid Crafts

Watermelon Kids Crafts

Watermelon Windsock Craft

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Source: mycakies.com

Make this colorful windsock, then take it outdoors and run with it.

Watermelon Fan Craft

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Source: makeandtakes.com

A fun paper plate craft to keep you cool this summer.

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4th of July Kid Crafts

Glitter Firework

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Source: jugglingwithkids.com

Fireworks Ring Kid Craft

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Source: www.fantasticfunandlearning.com

 Straw Fireworks

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Sun Kid Crafts

Handprint Sun Craft

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Who does like a handprint craft? A little paint and paper you can make this colorful sun.

Tissue Paper Sun Catcher

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Source: easypreschoolcraft.blogspot.com

This sun craft would look great on a window. Use tissue paper to create this bright suncatcher.

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Kite Crafts for Kids 

Simple Kite Craft

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Make one of these simple kites, just a few supplies needed

Lunch Sack Kite

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I have lunch sacks in the drawer, decorate and string and they will be ready to run. You could get a white bag for an even more colorful kite.

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Rock Painting

Zinnia Flower Rock Craft

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A colorful and simple flower rock painting craft.

Mandala Rocks

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A pretty rainbow mandala rock tutorial. Make these beautiful rocks using dotting tools.

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Ocean Kid Crafts

Tropical Fish

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Source: craftsbyamanda.com

Create these colorful fish can be made with a paper plate and some paint. You could use whatever media you have on hand.

Bubble Wrap Fish

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Source: theimaginationtree.com

Reuse bubble wrap as a painting tool for this patterned fish.

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Nature Kids Crafts

Tie Dye Nature Shirt

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Source: thepinterestedparent.com

Collect some nature items and create a colorful tee.

Nature Process Art

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Source: thecrafttrain.com

Create some fun colorful art with items from your backyard.

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Bug Kid Crafts

Bee Craft

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source: easypeasyandfun.com

Use a toilet paper roll and make this cute bee.

Ladybug paper craft

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Make this cute 3D paper ladybug.

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Garden Kid Crafts

Egg Carton Seed Starter

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source: rainorshinemamma.com

Start your own seedling and watch them grow.

Carrot Garden

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Make this cute carrot craft with some plates

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