9 Summer Arts and Crafts for Toddlers: Paper Flowers, Sidewalk Paint, & More
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One of the many nice things about doing crafts with kids is that it can be either and indoor or outdoor activity.
We’ve done crafts not only at the kitchen or playroom tables, but also along the side of the neighborhood swimming pool or at park picnic tables.
Here are 9 easy art projects for toddlers and preschoolers that all have a summer theme.
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Paper crafts can be simple, but still really effective. These Summer Paper Flowers can really brighten up your home.
These Tie Dye Coffee Filter Paper Flowers are so colorful and beautiful! Your kids will have a blast making tie dye patterns.
One of the best things about this craft is that all you need are a few simple household items.
This Milk Jug Fairy Garden is a simple activity that is fun, exciting, encourages creativity and gets the kids outdoors. It's also a nice way to teach them about ratio and proportion.
All you need to get started is a milk jug and some dirt.
This DIY Sidewalk Paint is so easy that the kids can make it themselves -- and making it is half the fun.
Just grab a few things a few items out of your pantry, plus some non-glass bowls and paint brushes, and you're ready to get started.
This Popsicle Color Matching Activity is easy to put together and best of all, it’s fun and educational. Double win!
One thing that's great about this activity is that, once you've finished the painting part, it's totally mess-free. You'll want to whip it out when your kids have friends over.
This Easy Paper Butterfly Craft is simple, yet really fun. The bright and cheery colors are perfect for spring and summer.
Not only is this craft quick and easy, but it’s also inexpensive to make.
These Egg Carton Ladybugs are a great way to get your kids into recycled crafting fun. If you pre-cut and pre-paint the cups, these even make a great fast craft to make in school or with scouts.
This simple Ribbon Toy works like a ribbon wand, but is built on a clear plastic ring instead of a stick. This makes it safe and easy for little kids to use -- but older kids are sure to have fun with it too.
And it's ridiculously easy to make.
These Watermelon Paper Plates are an engaging craft that will have kids practice color identification, cutting with scissors, color mixing, and hand dexterity.
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