Summer Themed Crafts
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As the temperatures rise, you may need to find some indoor things for your preschoolers to do. Try one or more of these summer themed crafts!
Provide your preschoolers with a chance to work on some crafts and art projects this summer, and you’ll give them an opportunity to strengthen fine motor skills, express creativity, and more!
Which ones will you add to your list of preschool activities for summer?
Summer Themed Crafts
Make this bald eagle toilet paper roll craft with your preschoolers to celebrate July 4th. It’s also a fun craft to add when learning about birds.
Paper Plate Beach Ball Craft
This paper plate beach ball craft is super easy for kids to make with supplies you’ve likely got on hand.
Colorful Popsicles Craft
Gluing colorful tissue paper squares onto these colorful popsicles is a great fine motor activity for little ones.
Paper Plate & Craft Foam Watermelon
This paper plate and craft foam watermelon craft almost looks tasty enough to eat!
Summer Sun Paper Plate Craft Puppet
This summer sun paper plate craft will brighten everyone’s day!
Inspired by the ocean and perfect for summer! Kids can make this adorable seahorse art project with colored paper and bubble wrap. Perfect to do alongside Mr. Seahorse by Eric Carle.
Paper Loop Pufferfish Craft
This paper loop pufferfish craft is just about the cutest thing ever!
Handprint Ice Cream Cone Craft
Turn your child’s handprint into a melty scoop of ice cream with this handprint ice cream cone craft.
Easy Jellyfish Craft For Kids [Free Template]
The boingy tentacles on this easy jellyfish craft are to elicit some giggles from your preschoolers.
Nature Hearts Art
Gather leaves, twigs, and flowers on your next nature walk. Let kids turn them into nature hearts!
Summer Crafts for Preschoolers
These egg carton ocean animals crafts are perfect for summertime! Decorate recycled egg cartons and turn them into cute sea creatures.
Paper Plate Sun Craft
Preschoolers will love painting their very own paper plate sun crafts to put on display this summer.
Torn Paper Watermelon Craft
Preserve your little ones’ fingerprints with this torn paper watermelon craft.
Doily Ice Cream Craft
Pom poms, paper doilies, and construction paper come together to make. a super cute ice cream cone craft for summer.
Handprint Campfire Keepsake
This handprint campfire keepsake craft is perfect for summer crafting sessions.
Entice the birds to visit your backyard when you hang this bird feeder preschool craft in a nearby tree. It’s perfect for backyard nature study!
Cupcake Liner Fireworks
Try making some cupcake liner fireworks to celebrate the Fourth of July!
Lacing Pineapple Craft
This lacing pineapple craft is a great way to encourage some fine motor work this summer.
Suncatcher Jellyfish Kids Craft
Hang a few of these suncatcher jellyfish in your window for pop of color this summer.
Handprint Crab Craft For Kids
Here’s an easy and fun handprint crab craft your preschoolers will love.
Whip up some paper lemonade this summer with paper, paint, and straws.
Campfire Nature Craft
I love this campfire nature craft your kids can make outdoors.
Firefly Suncatcher Craft
Warm summer nights are perfect for catching fireflies. Your kids will love making these Eric Carle inspired firefly suncatchers.
Paint Splat Ice Cream Cones
Let your kids get creative with this paint splat ice cream cone craft.
Paper Plate Sun Craft
Kids can practice their scissor skills as they make a paper plate sun craft.
This beehive craft for preschoolers is simply adorable! Fingerprint bees add to the playfulness of this paper craft that's perfect for spring and summer.
These tissue paper bees are so cute, and they're great for helping preschoolers polish fine motor skills.
Download the free template and follow the tutorial to make a simple paper-weaving sea turtle craft with your preschoolers!
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.