Summer Crafts for Toddlers


Summer crafts for toddlers are a great way to keep little ones cool and having a great time! These activities are perfect for everything from practicing phonics to building a foundation for science learning.

1. Fishing for Letters


Fish for letters while practicing letter sounds & fine motor skills, and keeping cool!

2. Toddler Science Experiment


Let your toddler become a scientist, practice fine motor skills, and play with water–all with this simple science activity!

3. Summer Seashell Treasures


Seashells are so special and when the kids add some personal touches they become memories of summer vacation.

4. Color Mixing Sensory Table


Your toddler can have a great, wet afternoon exploring colors with this water table sensory activity.

5. Summer Fun Watermelon Maracas


The arrival of summer merits a watermelon maraca! Your toddler will love these shakers, and you can make them with all kinds of materials.

6. Frog Pond Water Play


Put a fun twist on water play this summer with a DIY frog pond!

7. Make Your Own Diving Fish


Make your own “diving fish” using baking soda & vinegar! This experiment provides a great foundation for early chemistry learning.

8. Ice Boat Race


Ready for the race? Create your own ice boat and be the first to cross the finish line!

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