Celebrate your child’s creative streak make and your own fun this summer with these easy and almost free kids crafts! They are sure to provide hours of entertainment. Keep your kids busy all summer with 50 crafts and activities for kids!

kids activities

Homemade Bouncy Balls!
Make a bouncy ball in about five minutes, crazy fun!

how to make a ball

Kid Made Puppets
If you too would like to bring your children’s drawings to life all you need is some cardboard, a hole punch, craft knife, glue, and split pins.


Candy Ink
The latest fun is edible ink. It is super easy to create – and has a definite “Wow” factor for the kiddos!! It is tasty. Pretty. Fun!!

kids activities

DIY Rubberband Rings
I love simple activities! Once your kids get the hang of it they can make these anywhere at any time! And they will swap buckets of them with their pals!

kids activities

Color Spray
This science/art experiment was so simple that my preschoolers were able to replicate it at home easily, and so enthralling that it kept my text-addicted high school students away from their phones for a whole hour!

kids activities

Custom Stamps
Would you believe you can create your own custom stamp from supplies found at your local hardware store?

kids activities

DIY Embossed Pendant
This little DIY Embossed pendant along with many more was a snap to make.

DIY embossed pendant

Bottle Camp Necklace
Make an easy bottle cap necklace.

bottle cap necklace tutorial

Homemade Shrinky Dinks
Make your own shrinky dinks!

kids activities

Homemade Stickers
Yes, you can make homemade lick and stick stickers.


Homemade Slime
We had a few days of rain around here so we made some slime to occupy our time inside. Just two ingredients and you will be able to really impress your kids!

kids activities

For more slimy fun try one of these great DIY Slime Recipes you have 14 to choose from.

Marbelize Paper
The possibilities of what to do with your paper are endless—- cover pencils, a book or a box, make note-cards, bookmarks or a picture frame, etc.


Homemade Side Walk Chalk
These were easy to make! Perfect outside activity for spring.


Giants Bubbles

Have a blast with this super easy giant bubble recipe.

homemade giant bubbles tutorial

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