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The best summer handprint crafts for preschool or kindergarten kids. Sunshine, ocean animals, and watermelon – they are all here!
Summer is perfect for crafting with little ones. The afternoons can be super hot, and it’s often nice to escape to the air-conditioning and get your craft on.
I’ve discovered some handprint summer crafts that your kids are going to love. You can make them on regular craft paper or on a canvas to be hung on the wall.
Either way, handprint crafts make great keepsakes for loved ones.
Summer Handprint Crafts
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT SUMMERFill your book basket with a great collection of summer picture books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore. If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Summer is Here! – Pick blueberries, see a caterpillar grow from an egg to a butterfly, or take a trip to the lake or beach with your family. Peek under rocks, look up in the trees, dive into the water–there is so much to learn and so much to discover together when you read Summer is Here!I See Summer – Follow Dad, Grandma, and other family members as they pick and count. Hidden numbers on every page give readers an opportunity to search and learn. Summertime in the Big Woods – The winter is finally over, and now it is summertime. Laura and Mary are busy all day helping Ma in the garden and playing outside.
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities
If you love using peg dogs in your imaginative play area, you don’t want to miss these eco-friendly Summer Peg Dolls decorated with hand painted summery flowers!
Storytelling is part of the learning process. Add some summer story stones to your reading and literacy centers.