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Great Ideas — 20 Summertime DIY Kids Projects!

My kids get out of school for the Summer in just a few days!!

20 projects to keep your kids entertained this Summer! #kidscrafts

20 projects to keep your kids entertained this Summer! #kidscrafts

I can’t believe it!

I was so excited to see so many fun Summertime projects linked up!

Here are 20 to inspire you!


DIY Bubble Wand @ Hello Little Home


Roll a Number Math Game @ Dolen Diaries 


Easy DIY Kids Chalkboard Tray @ The Casual Craftlete 


Firework Confetti Sticks @ A Pumpkin and a Princess 


Story Stones @ While He Was Napping 


Kids Felt Road Set @ While He Was Napping 


DIY Toy Boat @ Pink When


Disney Frozen Glitter Slime @ A Pumpkin and a Princess 


DIY Whale Tote @ Paper and Fox 


Sparkle Bottles @ While He Was Napping 


Kids Chef Hats @ Busy Mom’s Helper 


10 Ideas for Fine Moro Play-Based Centers with Kinetic Sand @ The Classroom Creative 


Funfetti Donut Recipe @ Daily Leisure 


Braided Barrettes Tutorial @ Sew McCool 


Embroidery Floss Patriotic Bracelets @ Oksana Plus Hobbies 


Healthy Summer Snacks for Kids @ Simple as That 


Toddler Dry-Erase Coloring Placemat @ So Sew Easy 


Dr. Suess Cuddle Blanket @ Bombshell Bling 


Imaginative Play: Peter Pan in Neverland @ Joys of the Journey


 Gardening with Kids @ The Classroom Creative

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Don’t forget to check out all of this week’s excellent projects for a huge variety of projects, recipes, and more!

And don’t forget about this week’s giveaway:

This week’s giveaway is from The Plaid Barn!


  The Plaid Barn is a fabulous online shop featuring craft supplies, home decor, jewelry, and more. It’s a great site with great taste!

This week we’ve teamed up to give away an Instant Washi Tape Collection — a $129 value!


But watch out — this giveaway ends after this weekend, so enter soon!

The Plaid Barn Instant Washi Collection Giveaway!

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What have you made with your kids lately?

Let me know in the comments – I would love to come see YOUR ideas!!


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  1. Love to see those creative crafts work. Hats of kids. They are very much talented than adult now a days, when I look on to the work done by them. I asked my child to sit and watch those crafts to do something creative work. She watched and she ask me to buy and come, paper quilling material which was in fancy shop. I was thinking what she is going to do with that? After an hour, She asked me to come and watch her making. I gone to her room and I was surprised, there she made a Earring by using paper quilling. I am very happy to see those earrings it looked nice and she ask me to wear it. There I saw her creation of love. magnetic balls

  2. You have such an inspirational blog, I am loving looking at all your creative ideas.

  3. EEEEK, thank you SO MUCH for featuring my chef hats, Jen! Totally loving this amazing round-up, it’ll be super helpful next week when the kids start in on the ‘mom, I’m bored’ 😀 Hope you have a fabulous week!
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  4. What great activities! I love the firework confetti sticks and bracelets! Thank you for including my little guy’s fun imaginative play in Neverland!
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  5. What a great round-up of summer time ideas. I’m scrolling back up to pin a bunch so I can be sure to try them with my daughter. :) Thank you for being a host of this great sharing!
    Yvonne @ Sunnyside Up=Stairs recently posted…Task & Chore Wall

  6. I definitely know I’ll have to try those snack ideas (the watermelon pops? Simply brilliant)! There are so many great bloggers with such great ideas. Honored that you chose to show my braided barrette tutorial! Thanks so much!
    Deanna {sewmccool} recently posted…Sew a bed pocket for a child’s bedroom

  7. What an awesome roundup of fun ideas! Thank you so much for including my bubble wand:)
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  8. Thanks so much for sharing these 10 Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids Jen! Have a fabulous weekend. :)

  9. Wow, this is such a great collection of things to do. We should never have to hear ‘I’m bored!’ I’m so buzzed that you chose one of my ideas too, thank you very much.
    Deby @ So Sew Easy recently posted…Quick and easy gathering with Dental Floss!

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