21 simple DIY summer crafts for kids

Take a look to find some easy summer crafts you’ll love to share with the kids. That makes summer a great time of year to do some crafting. And these 21 simple DIY summer crafts for kids are perfect.

Toilet Roll Butterfly

Make a cute and easy toilet roll butterfly craft this summer. Details

Seaside Shell Windchime

Super easy and amazing craft for kids. Details


Make some stunning yet simple Pebble Art. It’s great fun for all ages. Details

Pool Noodle Shark

This shark qualifies as recycled craft because two recycled items were used to make it. Details

Paper Roll Flowers

These paper roll flowers and butterflies are the perfect craft to make for Spring or Summer. Details

Glowing Campfire

It’s super easy to make and perfect for summer, fire safety week, summer camp. Details

Painted Seashell

Making this painted seashell a great craft idea for summer. Details

Mermaid Necklace DIY

It’s a great recycling project to use those empty egg cartons. Details


Tin Can Lanterns are great to make and a perfect summer craft for kids to do. Details

Shell Pendant

This coloured salt dough recipe is really quick and easy to make in few minutes. Details

Egg Carton Bee

This easy insect activity is great for preschool and kindergarten and perfect to do in the spring, summer. Details

Decorate Sunglasses

It’s so easy! So come on, grab some plain black shades and decorate it. Details

Friendship Bracelets

This Cardboard Circle Bracelet DIYs are easy and fun to make. Details

Watermelon Craft

Simple, fun watermelon activities for little kids. Details

Beach Shoebox Diorama

This was such a fun summer activity and it only took a few minutes. Details

Lorax Truffula Tree Seed

These craft make a special gift for Earth Day, Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Mother’s Day. Details

DIY Seashell Earrings

These DIY seashell earrings are so easy to make, easy to make look spectacular. Details


A fun and easy way craft to practice scissor skills too. Details

Paper Plate Fish

A wonderful paper plate fish craft in all the colors of the rainbow. Details

Butterfly Template

Make a paper butterfly, butterfly wall art or just as a simple butterfly craft. Details

Bee Corner Bookmark Paper

Perfect craft for a Spring or Summer Reading Project in the classroom. Details