School’s out and summer is in. That means more sunny weather to enjoy outdoors! And while you’re spending your days putting in that new water garden, why not have the kids make a little pond of their own? We’ve rounded up the best summertime pond crafts to keep your kids busy.
Pond Life Sensory Box
Engage all your child’s senses with this pond life sensory bin from Kids Play Box. This activity is especially beneficial for preschooler and toddlers in the prime of engaging all their senses. There’s even an edible “water” bead option for those little mischief makers who still like to put everything in their mouth.
Sticky Tongue Frog Craft
Here’s a silly craft for your little froggies to enjoy. Kids Activities Blog reconstructed a few common party goods to make this sticky tongue game that will have your kids hopping!
Inspire your child’s inner Monet with this waterlily painting project from Ms. Motta’s Mixed Media. All you need is a couple of coffee filters, markers, watercolors and construction paper to create a dreamlike waterscape.
A couple of googley eyes and pipe cleaners go a long way in this summer craft from Laughing Kids Learn. Paint some spoons with a little bit of color to teach kids about garden critters of the flying variety. Use different colors and techniques to create everything from dragonflies and butterflies to bees and ladybugs. Substitute the spoon for a wooden clothespin and add a magnet to use your dragonflies as fridge magnets!
Make Way For Ducklings
This summertime pond craft from Still Playing School is good enough to eat! With only three healthy ingredients, you’ll turn your kids from hungry to happy in one easy go.