During summertime, I’m constantly trying to come up with projects for the kids to do to keep their minds active and entertained (and away from screens). Here are 30 of the best summer craft ideas for kids I’ve collected over 10+ years…

Image here from one of my favorite summer craft books, Playful: Fun Projects to With + For Kids by Merrilee Liddiard. If you’re looking to browse some kid craft books, three other kid craft books I love are Paper Goods Projects by Jodi Levine, Craft the Rainbow but Brittany Jepson, and Martha Stewart Favorite Crafts for Kids