Get your kids creating this summer with these fun craft guides!
In the long summer weeks, there’s nothing better than spending a day with the family. But if you’re running out of ideas to entertain the kids with then we’ve come up some great crafty activities for children of all ages to take part
For a tropical fruity craft, why not try making these cute Pinecone Pineapples? Perfect for using up the leftovers of Autumn and transforming them into an exotic decoration for the summer! To make this, you will need: pinecones, yellow acrylic paint, green paper, scissors and glue.
Cupcake Case Ice Cream Cones
If you’re looking for a bright, colourful way to decorate some thank you cards or party invitations, then try this crafty activity with your kids. This is a really simple make, and is a great way to use up some leftover cupcake cases, but looks great as a sweet treat for all your friends. You will need: coloured cupcake cases, coloured pens, brown paper, brown paint, white card and glue.
Shell and Pipe Cleaner Crabs
For kids missing the beach this summer, why not make use of some old seaside finds and turn them into these funky crab decorations? Using big shells or small, you can transform the memories of holidays past into some new crafty memories to keep forever! You will need: wide shells, acrylic paint, coloured pipe cleaners, glue and googly eyes.
If you want to try your hand at an even simpler craft, then it’s time to get messy with this finger painting craft! Simply pick out some brightly coloured card, draw the stems and centre of a dandelion and get printing! You will need: white paint, green paint, brown paint, coloured card and a printing finger.
Egg Box Dandelion Bunting
This craft might be a little bit more complicated, but once it’s finished is bound to brighten up any room this summer! Create this sunny daffodil bunting and hang it up around your home to bring a little bit more of outside in! You will need: an old egg box, yellow paper, orange paint, scissors, glue and string.
If you want to get crafty with your kids this summer then why not try out some of these great creative ideas, or check out sites like Pinterest for more insp