69 Cool summer crafts

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  1. Painting Nature

    Painting Nature

    A nature walk and some paint create the most beautiful treasures.

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  2. Nature Findings Butterflies

    Nature Findings Butterflies

    My kids are always collecting things in the yard! This was a great activity for them to put all those findings to work. I love...

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  3. Dream Catcher

    Dream Catcher

    Dreamcatchers are lovely charms! The net catches bad dreams...while good dreams slide down the feathers to the sleeper below.

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  4. Summer Seashell Treasures

    Summer Seashell Treasures

    I love watching my children collect beautiful pieces of nature...especially at the beach! Seashells are so special and when the kids add some personal touches...

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  5. Sandpaper Sand Castle

    Sandpaper Sand Castle

    My kids discovered sand paper and were intrigued. We had to find a use for it and a sand castle was perfect!

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  6. Summer Fun Watermelon Maracas

    Summer Fun Watermelon Maracas

    My children love to make shakers. We have made them with all kinds of materials and for all kinds of themes. As we begin to...

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  7. Red, White and Blue Tie Dye T-shirt

    Red, White and Blue Tie Dye T-shirt

    Tie dye is so much fun! It's so easy to customize for any theme—just change the colors. We made these to wear on the Fourth...

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  8. Flower Petal Art

    Flower Petal Art

    This art is made by smashing flower petals into cloth... younger children can do it too, with an extra precautionary step!

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  9. Beach Memento Wind Chime

    Beach Memento Wind Chime

    With a few simple materials, you can create this lovely wind chime from your beach memories. It will serve as a reminder of the...

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  10. Painting on the Fence for Toddlers

    Painting on the Fence for Toddlers

    Head outside to do some painting with your toddler. It's fun for them and the clean up is easy for the grown-ups. Just hose off...

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  11. Dream Catcher

    Dream Catcher

    Dreamcatchers are a great craft for an older child. Threading and pattern-making with beads are always a big hit.

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  12. Work of Art clothing

    Work of Art clothing

    Why not let the kids wear their beautiful paintings by painting right onto white clothing? I loved seeing my daughter paint away on an old...

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  13. Tablecloth Clip Creatures

    Tablecloth Clip Creatures

    Make these little critters using paper, pompoms, and clothes pins--they'll be perfect for keeping your picnic cloth pinned to the table!

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  14. Make Your Own Party Glass

    Make Your Own Party Glass

    My two-year old created this fun jar cup! It's so easy and festive. This is a simple way to have a fun fancy glass for...

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  15. Ice Cream Sandwich Party Bites

    Ice Cream Sandwich Party Bites

    This was a fun little treat for the kids to make themselves. It came out so festive and pretty!

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