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5 Picnic Crafts for Kids

By: Julia Litz, editor for

Summer is the perfect season to turn off the television and head outside. There are so many fun ways to enjoy the fresh air and warm weather, one of which being a picnic. Before you leave, think of a few summer crafts for kids to make. Picnic crafts for kids can come in all shapes and sizes - make everything from games to recycle crafts that you can throw in your basket. These easy craft ideas for kids can also be worked on at the picnic itself, so you can stay outside and soak up the sun ... just don't forget your sunscreen!

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5 Picnic Crafts for Kids

Soup Can Bowling

Soup Can Bowling: Summer crafts for kids should be simple and creative. This project is perfect for young crafters because it is easy to customize. Encourage kids to practice their counting skills when painting numbers on to the recycled tins. Just because school is out doesn't mean you have to find mindlessly easy crafts for kids.

Initial Name Plate: There's nothing a kid loves more than having a personalized item to call his or her own. If you're looking for picnic crafts for kids to make, consider creating monogrammed plates. Picnic crafts for kids present the perfect time to get messy - you have the grass to absorb the mess, not a fancy rug or chair.


Picnic Helpers

Picnic Helpers: This summer, rely on a little help from your favorite miniature crafter. If you're looking for picnic craft ideas for kids, consider projects like this one. Picnic crafts for kids are a fun alternative to spending money on supplies. Dig into your recycle bin and use what you find for some easy crafts for kids this year.

Gingham Salt and Pepper Shakers: Nothing says "picnic" quite like gingham. If you're looking for summer crafts for kids, this is a great idea. Use decorative paper and embellishments to create truly unique salt and pepper shakers. When picnic season is over, you can display them on your table. Make these picnic crafts with kids and show them how easy it is to work with glue and paper.


Adorable Bottle Cap Lady Bug

Adorable Bottle Cap Lady Bug: Is there anything prettier than a lady bug on a warm summer day? Use plastic bottle caps to create these summer crafts for kids. Save plastic forks from your meal and use those for the legs - talk about eco-friendly! Picnic crafts for kids are a great opportunity to teach kids how important it is to reduce, reuse and recycle.


12 Fabulous Picnic Craft Ideas + Restaurant Copycat Recipes


Remember, if you like these picnic craft ideas for kids, then you'll love all of projects featured in our free eBook, 12 Fabulous Picnic Craft Ideas + Restaurant Copycat Recipes.  Download a copy today - it's free!








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