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If your kids are crafty, they're going to have a blast this summer

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Spring and summer craft projects for kids

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Spring and summer craft projects for kids

Those warmer months mean kids are itching to play outdoors — and they'll need some fun projects to keep them entertained.

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Backyard water blob

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Backyard water blob

Who knew a plastic drop cloth and some creativity could keep kids busy in the backyard for hours?

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Clothespin airplane

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Clothespin airplane

A cute, cheap and easy craft to beat the inevitable out-of-school boredom.

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Dinosaur garden

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Dinosaur garden

All kids love imaginative play. Teach them about plant care while working together to create a miniature landscape that includes dinosaurs, fairies or whatever they like.

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DIY kite craft

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DIY kite craft

Using items around the house, you can create a great kite that will follow your kids anywhere! This DIY walking kite craft is perfect for little ones.

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Exploding chalk paint

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Exploding chalk paint

This messy (in a good way) sidewalk project will make kids forget all about the heat.

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Erupting rainbow

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Erupting rainbow

As long as you're prepared for the color-splosion, this educational project is too cute to not try at least once.

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Flower crown

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Flower crown

The perfectly adorable DIY accessory for an impromptu backyard picnic.

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Garden art craft

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Garden art craft

Get outside with your kids, and turn ordinary terra-cotta pots into extraordinary colorful art. This DIY planter project is simple and so much fun. Find out how to create your own garden art.

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Indoor terrarium craft

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Indoor terrarium craft

Bring a little nature indoors this season by creating a terrarium. This little indoor terrarium craft is simple but a whole lot of fun. Plus it's a great way to introduce your kids to gardening.

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Kaleidoscope craft

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Kaleidoscope craft

Spend the morning kaleidoscope crafting and the afternoon peering and imagining in the backyard.

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Lightbulb bumblebee craft

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Lightbulb bumblebee craft

These adorable lightbulb bumblebees are easy to make with just a few supplies. Spend the afternoon making these cute bees and other spring crafts for kids.

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Milk carton herb garden

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Milk carton herb garden

Fun to make and just as fun to watch them grow.

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Paint-splattered murals

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Paint-splattered murals

Set up a safe space on the back porch, and let those inner Picassos loose.

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Permanent sandcastle

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Permanent sandcastle

Because kids are always begging to bring home sand from the beach.

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Rainy day crafts

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Rainy day crafts

For those days when the spring weather has brought in a few showers, keep your kids busy with these special rainy day crafts. From a cloud mobile to a raindrop banner, they're sure to love them all.

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Rock garden monsters

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Rock garden monsters

These cute and colorful rock garden monsters are easy to make with a little paint — and a lot of imagination.

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Shell jewelry box craft

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Shell jewelry box craft

You've probably seen those cute shell-covered jewelry boxes in gift shops. Now you and your little ones can make your own. Check out how to make this easy project and other beach crafts for kids.

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Wine cork crafts

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Wine cork crafts

Open another bottle of wine, Mom — you deserve it! But save that cork! You can make a variety of cool crafts from wine corks, from silly monsters to boats that really sail.

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Father's Day crafts

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Father's Day crafts

Help your little ones create a special keepsake for Daddy this Father's Day. He'll love this handprint tile paperweight or any of these other adorable Father's Day crafts.

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4th of July crafts

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4th of July crafts

Independence Day will be here before you know it. Gear up for 4th of July by creating red, white and blue crafts with your kids. From a star wand to a tissue paper wreath, all of these 4th of July crafts are easy and fun to make.

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Updated by Bethany Ramos on 4/27/16.

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