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5 Easy Sun Crafts For Kids To Make

These sun crafts for kids are perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners. Create them during your craft time, turn them into a summer station, use them as fun morning work, or create them at home.

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Sun Crafts For Kids

Sun crafts are usually created during the spring and summer. But that doesn’t mean that they are limited to the sunny seasons.

These crafts are perfect for teaching about circles, the color yellow, or just to work on fine motor and cutting skills.

But you don’t have to use them as an educational tool. They are great for kids of all ages.

Because they all use simple materials, they are great for a classroom, summer camp, or even your kitchen table.

These bright and happy crafts are actually perfect for brightening those winter drabs.

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When to create these sun themed crafts

Sun craft projects are great all year long. Here are some fun ways to use these easy crafts.

  • Hang them around your playroom.
  • Decorate your class bulletin board.
  • Use them as a craft during your weather units.
  • Create them as a solar system craft idea
  • Attach them to cards.
  • Decorate a summer party.
  • Make them as a fun summer craft, when it’s too hot to play outside.
  • Add a smiley face to brighten someone’s day!

Our Favorite Craft Supplies

When creating these cute sunny crafts, you are probably going to want to stock up on some yellow construction paper and paint.

These craft supplies are perfect for crafting with young kids. While not each of them is used in the crafts below, they are all staples in our craft bin. If you don’t have any on hand, that might be ok. Take a look at the craft first to see whether or not you need them.

  • Construction Paper – One of our favorite craft supplies. These crafts are a great way to use up that stash of black paper.
  • Cardboard – Perfect for using up all those boxes you get in the mail!
  • Craft Sticks or popsicle sticks – A classic staple, use them in your craft or to mix paint.
  • Kid-Friendly paint – Kids love to get messy! Check out our favorite tips for painting with young children.
  • Googly Eyes – You can literally add them to any project and it instantly becomes cuter.
  • Tissue Paper – We always have this on hand. Buy it new or use or save it from birthday parties and holidays.
  • Toilet Paper/Paper Towel Rolls – A great way to recycle your paper tubes is to use them in crafts!
  • Paper Plates – Grab this party supply to create fun crafts.
  • Contact Paper – We use this a lot to create suncatcher crafts
  • Pipe Cleaners – Their bendy and hold their shape, which makes for some fun creating!
  • Coffee Filters – This inexpensive item is fun to create with.
  • Pom Poms – Fluffy and always fun.
  • Egg Cartons – Recycle these into fantastic crafts!
  • Puffy Paint – Makes great snow!!

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