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9 Summer Fun Kids Crafts To Help Beat The I’m Bored Syndrome

Summer is in full swing around here and I don’t know about at your house but friends of mine are already getting the “I am bored” comments. Oh this funny little cycle that I just hope never happens in my house, someone please reassure me it will never happen. If the I am bored syndrome is hitting your house you can put one of these 9 Summer Fun Kid Crafts to use.

Create a necklace for grandma with ease and I don’t know about you but I can’t pass up homemade slime.  I don’t understand how it always manages to feel cool to the touch no matter how much I, hmm, I mean the kids play with it.

9 Summer Fun Kids Crafts

 Kids craft again

Easy ‘Tie Dye’ the Kids can do!

What a fun and easy way for kids to decorate their own clothes and you only need items that are already in most houses!

Homemade Necklace

It is always a proud moment for me as a mom when my son makes me something! I have quite a few necklaces in my collection that he has made. This “grown up” version can still be put together with your kids help! What a great idea!

Make Your Own Homemade Play Goo or Slime Recipe

Do you remember as a kid watching those shows where the kids get slimed? Here is a easy way to make that slime at home in just a few minutes

Home Made Watercolor Paint

I have always wanted to learn how to do this! It would save A LOT of money in this house!  I can’t wait to try this one!

Family Photo Tree

I love anything that has to do with family either hanging out together or doing stuff that involves them! This would be a great gift that your child could make at christmas for grandma and grandpa that you can do with your child and have your family all included.

Craft for Kids: Patriotic Paper Tube Rockets

4th of July is right around the corner. My kids love to decorate for every holiday. With a toilet paper tube some glue and glitter (and of course construction paper for color) they can make these awesome paper tube rockets.

Tin Can Bird Feeder

I don’t think there can ever be enough bird feeders around! I love watching them come up and eat out of them! Here is one with a little help from you, kids can make one they can be proud of.

Hot Air Balloon Window Craft

This one of those crafts that I wish I though of myself! So simple and cute. The choices are endless as to what you could make learning this craft!

UpCycled Crayons

I can’t tell you how many broken crayons I have around the house. I can’t wait to do this craft!

homemade sidewalk paint

Needing one more idea?  How does homemade sidewalk paint sound with only 3 ingredients that will cost you less than $.10 a batch to make?




  • diane

    Thanks so much for sharing my bird feeder craft! Love the ideas you included here!

  • Pam Maynard

    love these ideas. I shared, repinned, and tweeted them! thanks for these great ways to keeps kids busy!