I’ve never been much of a summer person, but seeing my kids out having fun really melts my heart. Also melting my heart? The sun. While we dissolve outside in the 100 degree Utah weather, one of my favorite things to do is take time to catch up on all my summer crafts indoors. Summer is the perfect time to get your creative juices flowing and indulge in some fun and exciting craft projects. Whether you’re looking for activities to keep the kids entertained or seeking a new hobby for yourself, crafting is a fantastic way to add a personal touch to your summer experience. These crafts are a great way to beat summer boredom and find creative ways to make the hot days worth while! Here are 13 crafts to make for summer fun!
1. Pool Noodle Recliner
It’s hard to enjoy summer without taking a dip in the pool. Dip your toes in with this DIY pool noodle recliner!
2. Sponge hat –
Beat the heat and ring in the festivities with a summer sponge crown. Wet them to keep you cool!
3. DIY Watermelon Picnic blanket
Add to the summer fun with a diy watermelon picnic blanket! Bring all your tasty treats and enjoy a nap or a good book in the sun
4. Beaded Fruit Earrings
Summer is a wonderful time to play with whimsical delights like fruits. These fruit earrings are one of our favorite DIYs ever!
5. DIY Summer Flower Garland
This is a fun project to do with a group of friends or by yourself. Add some summer floral fun to your baby shower or to your home just for the fun of it! Here’s the template and tutorial for the summer flower garland!
Ice Cream Cone Wrappers
You can’t go wrong with ice cream during the summer months! These printable ice cream cone wrappers will bring life to those cones!
Summer is just a fancy word for food. One of the best out there is the campfire smore. With the messiness, they can be hard to handle. Skip the sticky hands with these printable smores trays.
Paper Fruit Decorations
You can’t celebrate summer without fruit! What’s better, these don’t require a trip to the supermarket. Just print these printable fruit out, hang them around the house, and you’re ready to go!
Cornhole Bean Bags
Games are the perfect way to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather. Cornhole is simple and fun! This bean bag craft is here to prove it! Here’s the tutorial for how to make your own cornhole set.
Hot Dog Trays
Another food staple is the all-American hot dog. Carry your favorite summer food with these printable hot dog trays.
Want to add some floral flair to your summer ensemble? Look no further with this printable flower crown! Perfect for a birthday, picnic, midsummer, or garden party!
DIY Colorful Summer Pots
Summer is the time to embrace your green thumb! Try your hand at these adorable DIY summer pots!
Hopefully these crafts inspire you to get your creative summer juices flowing! Happy summer crafting!