Spring break has come and gone, but summer is fast approaching. Before you know it, your little ones will be hanging out at home with you all the time! This can be both exciting and stressful. Somehow they always seem to have more energy in one hour than you can imagine having in a lifetime! Well no worries, we’ve found some fun crafts to keep them busy this summer. You can make them with your kids and then they can spend the rest of the afternoon playing with their new toys! It’s a win-win situation.
Kid’s Crafts for Avid Travelers
Do you take lots of long car trips with the family in the summer time? I remember that used to be my favorite part of summer with my family. Camping and fishing trips were a staple for us but they always included long car rides out of the city and into woody counties. If you’re planning on taking any car trips or sight-seeing trips, you definitely want to make these fun kid’s crafts!
How cool is this Cardboard Camera for kids? They get to make and decorate their own camera to play with that you won’t have to worry about them dropping!
These Magnetic Paper Dolls are perfect for long card rides! No mess, no fuss! Everything you need sticks to itself and it’s all contained in a nice little tin. Genius right? This craft is perfect for any time you need something to keep them occupied on the go.
This craft project let’s you recycle and create something your kids are going to love! The Cereal Box Notebooks will keep creative minds busy and happy in the back seats of cars with just a few colored pencils!
Kids Crafts to Fuel Imaginations
What’s better than playing pretend when you’re little? These easy to make kid’s crafts will help spur imaginations to far off lands to visit some interesting creatures. Create some props with them and sit back to see what they come up with!
What little girl doesn’t want to be a fairy? Make your little one’s dreams come true with this super fast and easy fairy wings tutorial. They’ll be fluttering around your back yard for hours and it’ll probably make for some great photo opportunities too.
Are they running around and terrorizing your village? Strap these tails on them and let them run around rawring at each other. These easy Dino Tails equal hours of entertainment.
Don’t want to limit then to just one creature? No problem! Follow this quick tutorial to have your choice of the animal kingdom! They can hop, purr, scratch, and sniff to their little hearts’ desires!
Surprise from Imagination Movers!
Do your kids love watching the Imagination Movers on Disney? Well we found this awesome craft video they put together with Craft Foxes for making your very own Tambourine! Craft Foxes even has a fun giveaway going where you can enter for a chance to win 4 tickets to the show! That would definitely be a fun summer trip with the kids. It’s going on through April 20th, so don’t wait to enter!
So there you have it. 7 kid’s crafts to make this summer.