Summer holidays are finally here and that means only one thing...how do we keep the kids entertained! We've picked some easy kids craft projects from around the web to help keep your little one busy come rain or shine. Happy crafting!
Photograph Sabrina Heals
Turn beachcombed finds into shoreline critters that'll help keep holiday memories alive. Visit Parents.com Spectacular Summer Craft Ideas for Kids for details
Outdoor Music Wind Chimes (hadsonaswegrow.com)
Create this bright musical wind chime using old tin cans. A fun way to introduce your kids to recycling. Visit Handsonaswegrow.com - Homemade Wind Chimes the Kids Can Make!
Egg Carton Boat
Ships ahoy! These cute little boats are simple to make. Details are available from lifeatthezoo.com
Modern Stained Glass Vases (classic-play.com)
Phoatograph Deborah Harju
Using some clear glass, tissue paper and mod podge to create your own “stained glass” vase. Perfect for a summer posy! Instructions available on classic-play.com
Painted or Decoupage Bird Feeders (candice ashment art)
Continuing on the recycling theme, these bird feeders are made from milk cartons and painted or decoupaged in bright colours ready to hang in your garden. Build it and they will come! Visit candiceashmentart.blogspot.ie for instructions on how to make them.
Sun Mobile (onecharmingparty.com)
Make every day a sunny day by making this dangling mobile. Visit onecharmingparty.com for details.
Surfs Up! (www.parents.com)
Photograph by Doug Merriam
Hit the beach in an easy-to-make surfboard tee. Your child can help choose the fabrics and cut out the shapes. Full instructions and Surf Board template from Parents.com