Summertime Crafts and Activities




Summer is in full swing! It can be tricky to keep those kiddos busy during the summer right? Here are fun Summertime crafts and activities for when Summer boredom sets in.


Potato Stamp Fish
This potato stamp fish makes a fun stamping summer art activity for kids with a common household ingredient you probably already have on hand! Get instructions from Hello Wonderful.


Super Soaker Sponge Balls
Great for a water fight or game of tag on a scorching hot day, squishy sponge balls are Summer's alternative to snowballs. Get instructions from Natural Beach Living.


World’s Greatest Bubbles
Blowing bubbles is a favourite Summer activity, and no matter how many times they try it out, kids never seem to get bored chasing bubbles! Learn how to make your own solution. Get instructions from Mom Advice.


Erupting Ice Chalk Paint
The beauty of ice chalk on a hot day is that even without intentionally painting, the colors melt and mark the ground beautifully. Get instructions from Learn Play Imagine.


DIY Wine Cork Stamps
Wine cork stamps take the cake. They take only minutes to design and minutes to make. Get instructions from Pink Stripey Socks.


Fish Paper Craft for Kids
Grab a few common crafting supplies to make this unique fish paper craft for kids! Get instructions from Buggy and Buddy.


Tie-Dye
Tie-dyeing t-shirts is a fab outdoor activity for the whole family. Get instructions from The Spruce Crafts.


Henna Hands
Create the coolest designs on each other with gel pens. This non toxic activity mimics henna painting. Get instructions from Art Bar.


Craft Stick Dolls
With just popsicle sticks, washi tape and markers, make a family of dolls. Get instructions from mollymoo.


Handmade Boats
This little boat is simple to make and the odds are you already have all of the materials on hand. And best of all, it floats! Get instructions from Mini Eco.


DIY Kids Car Wash
What do you do when it's really, really hot? You take your favourite mode of transportation - the tricycle - to the car wash and cool off! Rainbow coloured sponges and streamers, plus a little water, make for a car wash that will keep them coming back again and again. Get instructions from Apartment Therapy.


Homemade Sidewalk Chalk
Go outside and play! Here's how to make some great homemade sidewalk chalk. Get instructions from Toronto4Kids.


Friendship Bracelets
What a fun craft to create with your kids! It also teaches them the importance of celebrating friendship. Get instructions from Red Ted Art.


DIY Mixed Up Beads
Make your own mixed up beads and turn them into a fab piece of jewelry… Get instructions from Mama Miss.

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