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
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.
Make a cute watermelon card with a small paper plate and crayons. This would make a great Father’s Day card.
A fun paper plate craft to keep you cool this summer.
Try this fun craft using paper plates and tissue paper.
Make a fun watermelon craft for kids using homemade puffy paint.
Tear up some paper for a preschool paper watermelon craft. Tearing up paper is a great fine motor practice.
Make a cute watermelon planter. This would make a cute handmade gift.
Use a paper plate to make this fun craft.
Make a fun craft with a sponge and paint.
Make a colorful suncatcher with tissue paper.
Make a stamp and make this wrapping paper.
A cute handprint craft for the letter W.
Use tissue to make this craft.
Make some moon sand.
Weave a watermelon using paper.
Make a bag out of paper plate.
Make this colorful windsock, then take it outdoors and run with it.
4th of July – Preschool Crafts for Summer
My little one loves glitter. Make some colorful fireworks. This would be a fun craft for preschoolers.
A fun firework ring made out of glittery pipe cleaners
Use a straw and paint to make some colorful fireworks. This summer craft would work great for toddlers.
Sun Crafts –
An easy Mother’s or Father’s Day craft, or great for a bright sunny day.
Who does like a handprint craft? A little paint and paper you can make this colorful sun craft for preschoolers.
This sun craft would look great on a window. Use tissue paper to create this bright suncatcher.
Kite Crafts – Preschool Crafts for Summer
Make one of these simple kites, just a few supplies needed
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.
Rock Painting – Preschool Crafts for Summer
A colorful and simple flower rock painting craft.
A pretty rainbow mandala rock tutorial. Make these beautiful rocks using dotting tools.
Ocean Kid Crafts
Create these colorful fish can be made with a paper plate and some paint. You could use whatever media you have on hand.
Reuse bubble wrap as a painting tool for this patterned fish ocean theme preschool craft.
A great lesson with a colorful ocean craft using a paper plate to make a rainbow fish. This is a great book.
Nature Kids Crafts
Collect some nature items and create a colorful tee.
Create some fun colorful art with items from your backyard.
Make some fun ladybug out of rocks or let your imagine go and create whatever you can think of.
Bug Kid Crafts
Have fun recycling a paper roll into this dragonfly bug craft for preschoolers. You just need a little paint and tissue paper.
Use a toilet paper roll and make this cute bee.
Make this cute 2D paper ladybug craft. This cute craft would be great for preschoolers.
Garden Kid Crafts
Start your own seedling and watch them grow.
Make this cute carrot craft with some plates
Fun peas craft.
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