47 Summer Crafts for Preschoolers to Make this Summer!

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Super  easy summer crafts for preschoolers contain over 47 arts and crafts to keep your preschool aged child busy this summer. We love hands on summer crafts for preschoolers and these are sure to please your toddlers, too! Oh yes, we are heading into that lovely SUMMER season!! Let your little ones creativity rund wilde these long warm sunny days.

Summer Crafts for Preschoolers. These easy summer crafts for preschoolers contain 47 arts and crafts to keep your preschool aged child busy this summer. These hands on summer crafts for preschoolers are sure to please your toddlers too! #preschool #summer #summercrafts #summer #preschooler
Packed with fun summer activities for kids!

It is great to take the day a bit slower and enjoy the sunshine. Though summer is leisurely (and we love it) there also seems MORE TIME to fill with the kids… fear not. I have LOTS of Fun Summer Crafts heading your way (as always), but also thought it would be useful to pull together this list of Summer Crafts for Preschoolers!

I often find there is a grey area between summer crafts for toddlers and preschoolers – the differentiation is often based on the development and interests of your child…but I do think many of these lovely Summer Crafts for Preschoolers are suitable for the slightly young toddler too! I hope you agree with me! We have another section on Summer Crafts for Kids (are more general age group) coming soon. So WATCH THIS SPACE! Obvious Summer Crafts include How to Press Flowers and DIY Bubble Recipe.. but there is SO MUCH MORE to Summer!

As before, I have tried to group this extensive collection of summer crafts into browse sections. SOMETIMES a craft fits into two areas, so I have repeated them. Hopefully that will be useful, rather than irritating! Your Preschoolers may also love these 5 Free Beach Coloring Pages too. Do check them out!

Let’s take a peak at the craft projects I have for you today! Needless to say kids of all ages can enjoy these, but I am hoping their are especially fun for toddlers and preschoolers!

Summer Crafts for Preschoolers

I have tried to group the tutorials a little bit by theme, for quick and easy browsing. I have also kept to simple materials, avoiding the need for unnecessary purchases (e.g. t-shirts for tie dying or hacking up pool noodles.. save that for the older kids and keep this summer inexpensive!).

Nature Summer Crafts for Preschoolers (excl. Shells & Sand, see below for those!)

We love crafting with nature. Nature finds are so easy to get hold of in the Summer months. We all spend more time outdoors – at the park, the beach or the garden. See what you can find and the create some of these wonderful and easy Summer Crafts for preschoolers!

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Here on Red Ted Art we LOVE nature crafts!

The best ideas involve NATURE!!! There is so much fun stuff you can do.

Feeling inspired? We have an extensive list of Easy Nature Crafts for Kids to explore!

Beach Summer Crafts for Preschoolers – Shells, Sea Glass & Sand

This is a section SPECIFICALLY for breach related crafts – whether you are crafting with sand, pebbles or shells or creating a summer craft that represent beach fun.. check out these  summer craft ideas!

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The best ideas for summer include nature, especially beach related crafts!

Want to see the Sea Shell Mobile in action? Take a look at the video playing on this page 🙂

Want more Shell Crafts? Take a look at our Collection of Fun Shell Craft Ideas.

Summer Crafts for Preschoolers you can play with & decorate your home

We love crafts for preschoolers that you can have lots of fun with! The summer crafts in this section are great for decorating your home or for playing with.

Summer Art for Preschoolers

Summer is a great time to get arty – especially when you go “big” or go “messy”. But of course, summer art does not have to be either of these things. There are lots of other summer art projects to explore! We particularly love the “four seasons” explorations we did over the years – a great way to celebrate summer and discuss the seasons.

Boat Summer Crafts for Preschoolers

We love boats. Especially boats that you can PLAY with. 3 out of the 4 boats below are great for a bit of water fun too!

  • Cork boats – this a super fun little activity that is so easy to make. Replace the pirate sails with leaf sales, and you can have hours or wet play fun!
  • Paper boats (ok you may have to make these FOR them.. but they are so simple and fun)
  • Egg Carton Boats – love the use of popsicle sticks and old art work for the sails
  • Upcycled Crocs Boats (funny!)

You can see the adorable Cork Boats here –

Butterfly Summer Crafts for Preschoolers

Summer to me is all about sunshine, sea, beach, but also butterflies and bees buzzing around you, as you enjoy the warm weather. This section is dedicated to the wonderful Butterfly.

If you are interested in more Butterfly Crafts, we have a whole section dedicated to them here.

Paper Plate Summer Crafts for Preschool:

Finally.. a round up of summer crafts for preschool, would not be the same without some fabulous Summer Paper Plate Crafts. Here are some of the most fun! You simply HAVE to see our Under the Sea Paper Plate Crafts special edition post too. Many more ideas to go with the ones below!

And a sneak peak of the Ocean Paper Plate Crafts here:

More wonderful Summer Crafts for Preschoolers from Blogs I love.

And finally, we have some EXTRA Summer Crafts for Preschoolers from sites that we love!

I hope you enjoyed these Summer Crafts for Preschoolers!! Don’t forget to check back soon for more fabulous ideas!

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