Summer Crafts for Kids

diy pinwheel necklace

Crafting with children is one of life’s great pleasures the smiles on their faces as their creations take shape, watching their imaginations at work. Here are a few great summer projects that will have you digging in the craft cabinet. We’ve got a painting project, a paper project, and a great beginner-level sewing project.


Origami Finger Puppet Animals

Origami Finger Puppet Animals

The art of paper folding is something that will stay with your children for a lifetime. Your children will learn to fold  these adorable origami finger puppets with this easy-to-follow tutorial from Martha Stewart.


Make Your Own Owl

owl kids crafts

Teach your kids to sew this summer! THey’ll get a hoot out of this sweet owl project. Even the wee ones can follow the simple instructions. Visit The Design Files for the complete tutorial.


DIY Pinwheel Necklace

diy pinwheel necklace on handmade charlotte

Try this quick and easy craft from Handmade Charlotte with your kiddos.  They’ll enjoy time spent with you and a stylish new piece of jewelry.

Don’t forget to check out Wendy’s Fresh Pic’d Summer APP is for scrapbooking.  It allows people to create their own scrapbooks of all the fun memories they have with family and friends this summer.


A big thanks to Wendy’s for sponsoring this campaign. Click here to see more of the discussion.

For more from Rachel, check out her beautifully curated blog: Handmade Charlotte. You can also follow her on Twitter , Facebook and Pinterest!

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