Hot summer days have arrived and it is time for preschool crafts and activities for summer. I have gathered lots of different crafts and activities to keep you kids busy all summer long.
There are a bunch of crafts and outdoor activities for lots of summer fun. Go outside and have lots of fun in the hot sun and come inside and cool off and do some easy and fun summer crafts.
These preschool summer crafts and activities would work for younger and older kids too. Pick the easiest crafts for toddlers and let the older kids make their own choices.
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Preschool Summer Activities for Kids
- Blow Bubbles.
- Play in a sprinkler.
- Play in a pool at your house.
- Go to your local pool.
- Go to a local splash pad.
- Jump on an outdoor trampoline.
- Go for a hike.
- Go for a nature hike.
- Go on a tour of all your local parks and play on all the equipment.
- Swim at your local pool.
- Go to your local splash pad.
- Fly a kite.
- Go to the beach.
- Play in the sand.
- Cloud watch.
- Ride your bike.
- Go roll skating or skateboarding.
- Play basketball.
- Play soccer.
- Play tennis.
- Play football.
- Play baseball.
- Play catch.
- Play hopscotch.
- Chase butterflies.
- Go for a walk.
- Go on a picnic.
- Camp in the backyard.
- Go camping at a local lake.
- Make sidewalk art with chalk.
Preschool Crafts for Summer
Watermelon Kid Crafts
Painted Plate Watermelon Craft
Make a watermelon painted plate craft. You need a little paint and a plate for this easy craft. You can turn it into a fraction lesson by cutting it into pieces.
Paper Plate Watermelon Card Craft
Make a cute watermelon card with a small paper plate and crayons. This would make a great Father’s Day card.
Watermelon Fan Craft for Kids
A fun paper plate craft to keep you cool this summer.
Paper Plate Tissue Paper Watermelon Craft
Try this fun craft using paper plates and tissue paper.
Puffy Paint Watermelon Craft for Kids
Make a fun watermelon craft for kids using homemade puffy paint.
Torn Paper Watermelon Craft
Tear up some paper for a preschool paper watermelon craft. Tearing up paper is a great fine motor practice.
Watermelon Pot Craft
Make a cute watermelon planter. This would make a cute handmade gift.
Easy Paper Plate Watermelon Craft
Use a paper plate to make this fun craft.
Sponge Watermelon Craft
Make a fun craft with a sponge and paint.
Watermelon Suncatcher Craft
Make a colorful suncatcher with tissue paper.
Watermelon Wrapping Paper
Make a stamp and make this wrapping paper.
Handprint Watermelon Letter Craft
A cute handprint craft for the letter W.
Tissue Paper Watermelon Craft
Use tissue to make this craft.
Watermelon Moon Sand
Make some moon sand.
Weave a watermelon using paper.
Make a bag out of paper plate.
Watermelon Windsock Craft
Make this colorful windsock, then take it outdoors and run with it.
4th of July – Preschool Crafts for Summer
1. Glitter Firework Craft for Preschoolers
My little one loves glitter. Make some colorful fireworks. This would be a fun craft for preschoolers.
2. Fireworks Ring July 4th Kid Craft
A fun firework ring made out of glittery pipe cleaners
3. Straw Fireworks Craft
Use a straw and paint to make some colorful fireworks. This summer craft would work great for toddlers.
More 4th of July Kid Craft
Sun Crafts –
You Are My Sunshine Craft for Kids
An easy Mother’s or Father’s Day craft, or great for a bright sunny day.
Handprint Sun Kids Crafts
Who does like a handprint craft? A little paint and paper you can make this colorful sun craft for preschoolers.
Tissue Paper Sun Catcher Craft for Kids
This sun craft would look great on a window. Use tissue paper to create this bright suncatcher.
More Sun Kid Crafts
Kite Crafts – Preschool Crafts for Summer
Simple Kite Craft
Make one of these simple kites, just a few supplies needed
Lunch Sack Kite Craft
I have lunch sacks in the drawer, decorate and string and they will be ready to run. You could get a white bag for an even more colorful kite.
More Kite Crafts
Rock Painting – Preschool Crafts for Summer
Zinnia Flower Rock Craft
A colorful and simple flower rock painting craft.
Painted Mandala Rocks
A pretty rainbow mandala rock tutorial. Make these beautiful rocks using dotting tools.
More Rock Painting
Ocean Kid Crafts
Tropical Fish Craft for Kids
Create these colorful fish can be made with a paper plate and some paint. You could use whatever media you have on hand.
2. Bubble Wrap Fish Ocean Kid Craft
Reuse bubble wrap as a painting tool for this patterned fish ocean theme preschool craft.
3. Rainbow Fish Craft for Kids
A great lesson with a colorful ocean craft using a paper plate to make a rainbow fish. This is a great book.
More Ocean Kid Crafts
Nature Kids Crafts
Tie Dye Nature Shirt
Collect some nature items and create a colorful tee.
Nature Process Art Kid Craft
Create some fun colorful art with items from your backyard.
Ladybug Painted Rock Kid Craft
Make some fun ladybug out of rocks or let your imagine go and create whatever you can think of.
More Nature Kid Crafts
Bug Kid Crafts
Paper Roll Dragonfly Craft for Kids
Have fun recycling a paper roll into this dragonfly bug craft for preschoolers. You just need a little paint and tissue paper.
Bee Kid Craft
Use a toilet paper roll and make this cute bee.
3. Paper Ladybug – Preschooler Bug Craft
Make this cute 2D paper ladybug craft. This cute craft would be great for preschoolers.
More Bug Kid Crafts
Garden Kid Crafts
Egg Carton Seed Starter
Start your own seedling and watch them grow.
Carrot Garden Craft
Make this cute carrot craft with some plates
Pea Pod Craft – Preschool Summer Craft
Fun peas craft.
More Garden Kid Crafts
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More Preschool Crafts for Summer
- Kite Crafts for Kids
- 23 Sun Crafts for Kids
- 17 Bug Crafts for Kids
- 21 Garden Crafts for Kids
- Bee Crafts
- Ladybug Crafts
- Caterpillar Crafts
- Snail Crafts