Next time you visit the beach, comb the shores with your children to gather supplies for your own spectacular beach sculptures!
Celebrate the arrival of summer with some of our summer crafts for kids! All our ideas are adaptable for all ages of kids, and most are quick and easy to make with materials you will already have.
Perfect for summer, we have a lovely collection of butterfly crafts - many of which you could hang outside for a pretty summer garden craft display.
Celebrate Bonfire Night with this wonderful collage bonfire collage. It also makes a good campfire craft for summer.
Here is a clever technique which will allow children to create a really effective bonfire painting for Bonfire Night or a campfire for summer...
Bubble painting is a fascinating crafty activity for kids, which produces different results every time. It makes a great outdoor summer activity!
Our Campfire Craft provides a campfire which is perfectly safe for children of all ages - and, even better, you can bring it indoors if the weather lets you down! When you have made it.
Here's a fabric flower craft for kids which will use up your scraps, provide practice for kids learning to sew, and create a really pretty display!
The Flotilla on the Thames during the Diamond Jubilee was one of the most memorable events of the Diamond Jubilee, and we made this craft to celebrate that event.
This Flower Face mask can be adapted with different colours, different sized petals, different materials - you could even change it into a "sun" mask.
Make some of these gorgeous sweet treats with the kids this spring - perfect for cheering up the table or as an Easter treat, too!
Summer is the strawberry season - yum! If you can't celebrate by getting out to pick some strawberries, why not try making a handprint strawberry!
Take advantage of a glorious summer day to combine a craft and outdoor activity in one! And if the sun isn't shining, you could always use the bath tub!
Don't leave your favourite soft toy at home this year! The kids will enjoy getting Ted ready for his summer holiday or vacation, too!
What a useful gift! Kids can have great fun decorating and personalizing a can cooler for everyone in the family, a favourite teacher, or friends.
Here is a clever craft idea for summer. Kids can make this garden plaque extra special with all their treasures and display it in the garden to admire - or give it as a very special gift!
We used bits and pieces from our junk cupboard as well as scraps of fabric and found objects from the garden to make this miniature indoor garden - a great project for a rainy afternoon, to being t
Making your own puffy paint and painting a puffy paint picture is fun for kids of all ages and uses basic supplies only. Have a go and see what the kids can create!
Next time you visit the beach, bring home the supplies to make this Sandcastle Collage with your kids!
This lovely craft idea can be undertaken in one go as a project on the seasons - or in four parts over the year as each season arrives.
Take advantage of a trip to the beach to collect shells for this pretty shell photo frame - it makes a sweet gift which the kids can make themselves, too.
This is definitely an outdoor project! Protect the kids' clothes well (or take them off on a summer day!) and be prepared to hose the children down well afterwards.
Here's an unusual strawberry craft which gives the kids an excuse to sprinkle on some glitter. Make one or a whole punnet!
Our Strawberry Necklace is an original summer craft for kids to make - with the added benefit that they can wear it proudly!
Collage projects are great for all ages and abilities of children, as even the most reluctant or hesitant artist can produce an exciting result.
This Summer Spiral looks pretty dangling in the breeze and sparkling in the sunlight. It's a very pretty craft for kids to try in the summer - our photo doesn't do it justice!
Brighten up a room with this quick and easy recycled craft idea which uses an old foil pie plate and sweet wrappers!
Don't leave your favourite soft toy at home this year! The kids will enjoy getting Ted ready for his vacation, too!