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Great Ideas — 20 Summertime Kids Crafts!

Are you looking for some fun ideas to do with your kids this summer?

20 summertime kid activities

Here are 20 awesome ideas that were linked up to the party this week.

I can’t wait to try them out with my kids!!

There are ideas for all different age groups.


Summer Travel Cups @ Sugar Beans


Toilet Paper Birdhouse @ Sew-Crafty Kids


Tin Can Stilts @ Gingerly Made


Sit & Scoot @ Craft, Interrupted


Girl’s Room Bookshelf Makeover @ My Sister’s Suitcase


Felt Transportation Magnets @ Whistle & Ivy

spongeball1.1[1]Sponge Ball & Lemon Squirters @ Life is a Party


T-Shirt Quilt @ The Autocrat


DIY Printed Phone Cover @ Girl Loves Glam


Educational Water Gun Targets @ Capital B


Fishing Playdate Party @ Dukes and Duchesses


Candy Crush Tote @ I Love to Create


Kids Summer Drink Cup @ Homespun with Love


DIY Monster Bubbles @ Neat Little Nest


Water Balloon Painting @ Life with Moore Babies


Mod Podge Leaf Necklace @ Sew-Crafty Kids


Monsters U Popsicles @ A Night Owl


Chalkboard City Blocks @ Somewhere in the Middle


Fun Soap Shapes @ Homespun with Love


Monster Birthday Party @ Moms and Munchkins

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Link up your ideas to the Wrap-Up and check out all the excellent projects this week!

And don’t miss out on the great giveaway this week…

This week I’m giving away a Silhouette Portrait!

This week, TT&J readers can get nearly half off by following this link and using the code TATER at checkout!


Here’s this week’s giveaway for a Silhouette Portrait (plus I’ve added a new way to win!):

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Link your ideas up to the party and enter to win!! 

Have a Beautiful Sunday!!



PS — If you are looking for even more FUN things to do with your kids the summer, check out these 21 awesome ideas:


21 Summer Kid Activities



  1. Sherry W. says:

    We have a baby on the way so decorating ideas are running wild through my head ( and pinterest board). I would love to make some fabric covered canvas with silhouette lettering and pictures once we know the baby’s gender.

  2. I’m not sure what I would make first….there are so many ideas swirling through my head! :)

  3. I shared this contest!

  4. I’d really like to cut out some vinyl leaves for the tree we want to put on my daughter’s bedroom wall.

  5. I would make some fun t shirts for my boys.

  6. Thanks for featuring my water gun targets, Jen! I love the water balloon painting idea too- all of these are great! Hope you have an awesome week :)
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  7. WOW!!! What an Awesome round-up of Summer fun!!! Thank you so much for including me in it. I hope you and your family had a wonderful 4th of July!!
    Angelina-JoJo and Eloise recently posted…Gluten and Grain Free Strawberry Shortcake

  8. Jen,
    Thanks for choosing Sugar Beans Travel Summer Cups for your 20 Kids Crafts; Feel so honored. Have a great week!!

  9. i know id use this for so many things but first I would begin with gifts for teachers for the new school year

  10. Cute ideas! Can’t wait to try some of them out! There are so many projects that I would use the portrait for – maybe something fun to help the kids as they are learning to write their ABCs!

  11. Thank you so much for posting these! I ave a party coming up for my daughter in 3 weeks and another for my son at the end of September and I wanted to find fun party projects that they can take home. We are definitely doing the soap shapes and monster bubbles. Not so sure on the balloon paintings though, lol. Thanks again!

  12. Sue DeChant says:

    I would make some labels for pantry containers and some wall word art

  13. Sue DeChant says:
  14. Jean Bullock says:

    I also shared via Facebook with the buttons on the bottom and also posted to Facebook and Twitter when I pinned the conterst.

  15. Jean Bullock says:

    I would be most excited to make cards and embellishments.

  16. I love the water balloon painting idea!!
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  17. There are some seriously great ideas! I have to check out a few of those. Thanks for featuring my phone cover!
    McKenzie @ Girl Loves Glam recently posted…DIY Printed Phone Cover Skin

  18. Thank you so much for the feature!
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  19. I tweeted!

  20. I would make freezer paper cut outs for t-shirts for my kids!

  21. Thank you so much for featuring our Kids Summer Drink Cups AND Fun Soap Shapes!!!

  22. I don’t have little ones to craft with, but there were a few things on here I might like to try just for myself. Thanks for sharing!!

  23. Scripture art for my children’s playroom.

  24. Thanks so much for including my sponge balls and lemon squirters! Such a great collection of summer ideas for kids, can’t wait to try some!