33 Art Crafts for Kids: Summer Activities for Kids to Do

By: Jaclyn Holtzman, Editor,

Ah, summer: the season of baseball games, camp, long, sunny days, hot nights, and beach trips. School's out and you're feeling good. When the weeks start numbering four, five, and six, though, you begin to wonder how in the world to kill all of the time. Not that you want to rush summer along, but boredom does set in if you don't have a plan. AllFreeKidsCrafts can promise that boredom shall not come this summer when you consult 33 Art Crafts for Kids: Summer Activities for Kids to Do. Keep busy and creative this summer with the best list of summer crafts for kids.

There are crafts for absolutely every type of kid on this list. For those who love to soak up the sunshine and fresh air, head on over to the beach crafts for kids or the outdoor activities collection. If air conditioning is more your thing, there are endless amounts of summer activities for kids to do indoors. Even if you are staying inside, catch the sun in your own way with the Pizza Pan Suncatcher or any of the other sunny summer crafts for kids.

After a fun round of soccer with your siblings, I can bet that your little belly will be whining for a nice, cold treat. Sure, you can grab something out of the fridge, but why not eat something that's fun? Have a blast preparing your fresh summer snack and then enjoy it that much more as you devour its cold, sweet goodness.

Keep fresh in other ways too this summer with some new ideas that you haven't seen before. Impress the neighbors with backyard lighting and a tropical front door decoration that will transport any onlooker to paradise. Whether you live by a beach or in the middle of a desert, you're sure to feel refreshed from these summer activities for kids to do.

33 Art Crafts for Kids: Summer Activities for Kids to Do
Table of Contents

Edible Crafts for Kids

Beach Crafts for Kids

Sunny Summer Crafts for Kids

Outdoor Activities for Kids

Fresh Craft Ideas for Kids


Sunny Summer Crafts for Kids

Blooming Handprint SunflowerDaisy Wreath SplashPolka Dotty SandalsSunny Sunflowers
Summer Sunflower WreathDazzling Daisy Flip FlopsPizza Pan SuncatcherRockin' Bizzy Bees

Capture the sun in your pocket while it's abundant. You'll want it when fall comes back around, as it always does. The more sunny summer crafts for kids that surround you, the happier you'll be. You can't help but smile when you've got summer crafts for kids brightening your day.

Fresh Craft Ideas for Kids

3D Fruit Frenzy3D Stars Stunner Summer WreathButton Twinkle JarFairytale Twinkle Jars
Glow in the Dark Firefly JarSummer LanternsSummer Memories CD Case FrameThrifty Tropical Summer Wreath

Fresh fruit, fresh grass, and fresh flowers: summer is the season to refresh, freshen up, and be fresh. The best way to do so is to experiment with new craft ideas for kids. These fresh ideas are fresh out of the oven and ready to be made. Be one of the first to make these craft ideas for kids that will make your summer a little more personal, a lot more unique, and a ton more fun.


Edible Crafts for Kids

Easy Edible Sand Castle KrispiePeach Party Ice PopSunny Sunflower Marshmallow PopsSweet Syrup Watermelon Popsicles

The hot sun beats down on you and you want nothing more than a refreshing treat to cool you down. Luckily, we have simple recipes that will keep you and your tummy full this summer. There are also some pretty awesome edible crafts for kids that mimic quintessential summer symbols. Summer just won't be complete if you don't chomp down on sunflowers and gobble up sand castles.

Beach Crafts for Kids

Beachy Plate Sand DollarsEverlasting SandcastlesGood Ship TwiggyLittle Styro Boats
Sand Castle CraftSandy the Starfish Beach CraftSeashell Beach BuddiesSeashell Fairies

Is there anything more thrilling than building a sand castle complete with a moat, a dungeon, and six different turrets? Is there anything more disappointing than the waves knocking it down, leaving no trace of your masterpiece? Build sand castles that will last with beach crafts for kids. Take souvenirs from the beach and then create crafts that you can keep forever.

Outdoor Activities for Kids

Beanbag Toss GameDollar Store Sailboat FloatPVC Soccer Goals
Really Big Bubble MakerSpongeball SplashpantsOutdoor Checkers

It's summer! Lather yourself in sunscreen and get outside. These crafty activities are fun to make, and once the project is complete, you get to play. Sounds like a win-win.


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