Summer Crafts for Kids

Whether you're taking a break from the sun, stuck inside on a rainy day or just looking to try something new, we've compiled a list of fun, easy crafts for kids that will keep them entertained all day long.

Sea Shell Wind Chime
All you need are some seashells, sticks and string to create a wind chime that they will love. Directions here.

Tie Dye
Here are some great tips, along with instructions to make different designs like bullseye and spiral.

Ice Cream in a Bag
Your kids will have a blast making their own ice cream with this easy recipe. The best part: no dirty dishes at the end. Get the recipe here.

Make your Own Kaleidoscope
The kids will have fun decorating it, and even more fun looking at all the bright colors when it's finished! Read more.

Air Fort
Let the kids cool off and have fun in an air fort. All you need is a blanket, fan and tape. Instructions here.

Glow in the Dark Slime
This slime is easy to make, and the glow in the dark adds an extra fun factor. Get the recipe here.

Paper Kite
Making your own kite is only half of the fun. Then you get to go outside and fly it! Instructions here.

Clothespin Animals
It's easy to make animals with just some clothespins and craft supplies or printable templates. Here is a tutorial for a clothespin butterfly.

We hope this list gave you some unique ideas to try and enjoy with your kids this summer!