13 Simple Crafts and Activities for Kids


Summer is here, and if you haven’t signed your kids up for a summer camp yet, your kids might be uttering that dreaded phrase: “I’m bored.” But fear not—if you don’t want your kids sitting around in front of the TV complaining that they’re bored, these 13 simple crafts and activities for kids are both fun to make and keep little ones entertained. The best part? They only require two or three items, and you probably already have them in your house.

13 simple crafts and activities for kids

6 Activities/Crafts Using 2 Items

  1. DIY ice cream play doh from Mothercould
  2. Bubble foam from Busy Toddler
  3. Cardboard tube marble run from Little Bins for Little Hands
  4. Balloon swat/tennis/putting from Let’s Explore
  5. Bottle bowling from Family Education
  6. Bottle cap stamps from Mothercould

7 Activities/Crafts Using 3 Items

  1. Butterfly paint stamps from The Crafty Mom
  2. The Claw game from Toy Story, from Days with Grey
  3. Popsicle stick rainbows from Manda Panda Projects
  4. Taste safe chalk paint from Mothercould
  5. Popsicle stick kitties from Crafty Morning
  6. Tie-Dye art on baby wipes from I Can Teach My Child
  7. Scratch ‘n sniff paint from Kids Activities Blog

We hope you love these 13 simple crafts and activities for kids. Do you have other craft or activity ideas? Share them in the comments!