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31 Free Printables for Kids: Summer Crafts for Kids

By: Elizabeth Crozier, Editor,

Printable TulipsCheck out these 31 Free Printables for Kids: Summer Crafts for Kids crafts for a plethora of printable kids' crafts that represent this beautiful and abundant season. There's no end to the possibilities that will come from trying out even just a few of these art crafts for kids. Printables for kids are an easy, inexpensive, and mess-free way to entertain the little artists in your life, and they'll love the variety of animals, flowers, and coloring pages they'll get to explore. There's nothing better than summer crafting, and these free printable crafts for kids are just what you need to get a good start.


The growing popularity of printables for kids is due to the convenience of a project that will look like it took a lot of time and hassle. It's easy to print out exciting coloring pages or templates for larger projects, and you know you can't go wrong with free printables. Kids love these crafts because it gives them a good place to start when they want to make something truly spectacular, and you'll love seeing the joy on their face when they succeed in doing so.

31 Free Printables for Kids: Summer Crafts for Kids

31 Free Printables for Kids: Summer Crafts for Kids

Table of Contents

Animal Printables for Kids

Exotic Zoo
Aquatic Life
Backyard Friends

Outdoor Printables for Kids

Outside Play
Fun Flowers
Sweet Treats
Adventure Planning

Documenting Summer -- Printables for Kids


Animal Printables for Kids

Toilet Paper Roll Fish in a BowlWhat kid doesn't love animals? These wonderful wildlife-inspired printables for kids are sure to be a hit with any little zoologist. Take an adventure through the jungle with the exotic zoo free printables and let your kids create their own elephants and big cats. Under the sea is the place to be for an ocean life excursion where children can make and color fun fish and nautical scenes. They'll really enjoy the printable kids crafts that let them create their very own backyard friends, such as butterflies and bunnies. We can't think of a better way to spend the warm months than inspiring kids to learn about critters of all shapes and sizes with these wonderful free printables. Adventure starts with the click of a mouse, and all you need is a printer to have tons of summer fun.

Exotic Zoo

  1. Paper Fold-Up Safari Animals
  2. Cute Cardboard Elephant
  3. Clothespin Hippo and Zebra Magnets
  4. Jungle Animal Coloring Pages to Print
  5. Wild Animals Birthday Card

Aquatic Life

  1. Clothespin Hungry Fish
  2. Toilet Paper Roll Fish in a Bowl
  3. Printable Underwater Creatures Sheet

Backyard Friends

  1. Paper Bag Butterflies
  2. Printable Bunny Banner
  3. Majestic Butterfly Suncatcher
  4. Hedgehog Wall Art

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Outdoor Printables for Kids

Lovely Little LED LanternsTake a trip to the backyard or the woods with these free printables for kids which were made for the outdoors. Create a brilliant suncatcher or gorgeous lantern to light up day or night. If you love floral printable kids' crafts, you'll want to fill your walls with these beautiful coloring pages that will make even the inside of your home feel like spring and summer. To satisfy a sweet tooth big or small, you'll want to take a look at the sweet treats free printables that can be turned into jewelry or more wall art. Start planning your summer now with these amazing and simple craft ideas that inspire adventure and exploration. Get outside with these exciting art crafts for a season filled with memories you'll want to keep forever.

Outside Play

  1. Printable Patriotic Pinwheels
  2. Lovely Little LED Lanterns
  3. Paper Plane Printable Kids' Crafts
  4. Dazzling Rainbow Spinners
  5. Vibrant Geometric Suncatcher

Fun Flowers

  1. Printable Tulips
  2. Printable Flower Coloring Sheet
  3. Spring Banner Free Printables
  4. Cupcake Liner Flower Crafts

Sweet Treats

  1. 3D Fruit Frenzy
  2. Frozen Treats Felt Necklaces
  3. Printable Paper Popsicles
  4. Summertime Sunshine Flip Flop Cookies

Adventure Planning

  1. Outdoor Scavenger Hunt Printable
  2. Free Printable Beach Scavenger Hunt
  3. Fun in the Sun Party Invitations
  4. Summer Fun Free Printable Calendar

Documenting Summer -- Printables for Kids

Printable Summer JournalThese free printables for kids let your child document all the fun they're having this summer so they can remember it for years to come. Your little artists can create their very own journal to keep track of all the exciting adventures they take in or out of the house. With these unique printables for kids, you can make a cute photo frame to hold your favorite summer memories and pictures of family and friends. Taking part in these stupendous kids crafts is sure to result in endless summer fun.

  1. Summer Memories CD Case Frame
  2. Printable Summer Journal




Free Printables for Kids are great for any time of the year. Check out these 63 Free Printable Crafts for Kids for more ideas to keep your little ones busy no matter the season. Access tons of cool art projects that are easy and fun for the whole family and discover a world of art that is every child and parent's dream.

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These are great crafts, especially the outdoor ones!

These are great ideas for babysitters who are trying to entertain bored kids!


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